- IoT News Roundup
IBM, Pfizer to enlist IoT in the fight against Parkinson's; BKON offering Eddystone beacon platform; HID's new digital ID platform; GCell's indoor solar-powered beacon; global consumer survey gauges trust in IoT; ZigBee Alliance gains retail group's endorsement.
- Enterprise IoT Hitting Its Stride, Says Verizon Report
The telecommunications provider documents the state of the Internet of Things market and finds that while enterprise applications are taking root faster than consumer-facing ones, companies still have plenty of value to wring from IoT data.
- Bios Incube Puts Tech Spin on the Afterlife
A Spanish startup is adding a sensor module and Wi-Fi connectivity to its planter, which integrates cremains into a tree starter.
- IoT News from Mobile World Congress
Telcos look to both 5G and narrow-band LTE technology to support IoT applications; three new partnerships for Jasper; Nokia Growth Partners bets big on IoT; Bosch Sensortec eyes wearables with new sensors; GE pushes industrial Internet with partner program.
- Omneo Group Creates Digital Legacies With NFC
Families and friends of the deceased can interact with NFC tags embedded in memorials or attached to gravestones, easily accessing Omlime.com, a sort of social network to keep memories alive.
- Cisco Acquiring IoT Platform Provider Jasper for $1.4 Billion
The networking device maker says Jasper's platform has enabled thousands of companies to turn products into Internet of Things services.
- ROC-Connect Wooing Insurers With Smart-Home Service
The smart-home platform provider envisions benefits for insurers and policyholders alike.
- At Reeperbahn Music Festival, Beacons Serve as Digital DJs
The Logbook tool in the festival's mobile app leverages beacons to create playlists for attendees of the music industry event, which features hundreds of musicians.
- Building a Better Mouse (or Raccoon, Skunk, You-Name-It) Trap With IoT
Remote monitoring systems have given pest-control agencies near-real-time visibility into the status of animal traps, reducing fuel and labor costs.
- Airbus, Marks & Spencer, Vail Resorts Help Commemorate RFID Journal Awards' 10th Anniversary
The companies will join an end-user panel discussing RFID's past, present and future at RFID Journal's 14th annual LIVE! conference, to be held on May 3-5, in Orlando, Fla.
- Liberty Mutual Partners With Subaru on Usage-Based Insurance
The company is expanding its usage-based insurance products by offering easy ways for some Subaru owners to share data.
- 'Reinvented' IBM Announces Clients in Consumer Electronics Industry
Big Blue is not a big player in the consumer electronics industry, but IBM's CEO, Ginni Rometty, says that is about to change.
- Ford, Toyota, Volkswagen Tout Plans to Add Connectivity and Autonomy to the Family Car
Connected cars have become an extension of the smart home, but OEMs are now focused on a far bigger tech challenge: enabling autonomous driving.
- The IoT Forecast: Five Predictions for 2016
The Internet of Things became a regular topic in mainstream news during 2015, thanks in part to a series of connected car hacks, but also because industrial and commercial IoT applications generated considerable buzz about the technology's transformative potential. So what do the next 12 months hold in store?
- IOT News Roundup
IBM's Watson Internet of Things HQ; Google, Nest and Apple release Afero IoT platform; Gooee's new gateway device; Haselmeier's NFC-enabled self-injection medication device.