- IoT News Roundup
Telefónica launches DIY IoT package; STMicroelectronics bridging MEMS cost-performance gap; M2Mi joins Industrial Internet Consortium; Big dollars around the Internet of Things.
- Beam Me Up: The Internet of Things Meets the Internet of People
Suitable Technologies' BeamPro lets individuals "beam" into remote locations for meetings or experiences. Now, the company is entering the consumer market with the smaller, more affordable Beam+, designed for home use.
- Canadian Apple Orchard Taste-Tests the IoT
Semios has brought connectivity and near-real-time pest monitoring to the farm, helping farmers to gain visibility and reduce reliance on pesticides.
- IoT News Roundup
Senators want U.S. Senate Commerce Committee to discuss the IoT industry; Enlighted plugs into Philips LED lighting; Survey shows small- to medium-sized businesses are eyeing the IoT.
- MIT Researchers Test Nascent Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Scheme
Congestion-smoothing experiment highlights opportunities for smartphone manufacturers, automakers and cities.
- Dialing in a Clear Signal on Low-Power Networks
Are low-power networks key to ramping up the Internet of Things?
- CaddieON Uses RFID to Help Golfers Improve Their Games
The Finnish startup has developed a wristband that includes sensors and an RFID reader to identify which club a player is using, and to determine each shot's distance and accuracy.
- Sensors Turn Parking Meters Into Parking Helpers
In the small California city of Walnut Creek, parking sensors offer data access and visibility for public and private parking services.
- Recognizing Kevin Ashton's Contributions to RFID Journal
The co-founder of the MIT Auto-ID Center and soon-to-be author wrote a column for 10 years that added greatly to the world's understanding of RFID's role in business and society.
- Iotera Develops Active RFID Tag With 4-Mile Read Range
The tag, which has a built-in GPS receiver, will be offered in consumer and enterprise versions, enabling users to identify a tag's location via an Iotera RFID reader and a hosted application.
- Making More Sense
We must present all the data we collect in a meaningful way.
- RFID Special Achievement Award: The Man Who Changed the World
Kevin Ashton worked tirelessly to make his vision of inexpensive, ubiquitous and standardized RFID a reality.
- When Things Talk to One Another
Lower-power, wireless mesh-networking devices will enable objects to communicate without conventional RFID readers.
- CASAGRAS Says the Internet of Things Should Be More Than RFID
An interim report argues that the network linking the virtual and the physical worlds should make use of all automatic identification and data capture technologies, as well as other sensor and communication technologies.
- Kevin Ashton May Change the World
The Auto-ID Center Executive Director's vision of an open system for tracking goods with low-cost RFID tags will have an effect on nearly everyone someday.