- MyDealerLot Offers Beacon- and Drone-based Vehicle-Management Solution
The Bloodhound system is designed to allow dealerships to use smartphones, tablets or flying drones to locate cars by means of Bluetooth beacons attached to vehicles and walls.
- Waze Driving Constant Contact Via Bluvision Beacons
Google's social navigation service will employ Bluvision's new BEEKS Plus LR beacons, which offer a longer range and battery life, to pinpoint the locations of Waze users as they drive through tunnels and under bridges.
- IoT News Roundup
Intel launches Joule dev kit at developer forum; Xylem buying smart meter maker Sensus; a big week for connected car news; LPWANs growing around the world; new LoRa dev kit by MultiTech; Kepware upgrades KEPServer software.
- Building a Smart Traffic Infrastructure in Palo Alto
By analyzing traffic patterns and parking availability, Palo Alto says it will not only make its streets safer and reduce congestion, but also play a part in the future of transportation.
- Volvo's Plan to Turn Smartphones Into Car Keys
This spring, the carmaker is testing new functionality that will allow drivers to access and start their vehicles using its On Call smartphone app and integrated Bluetooth radio.
- Three Approaches to IoT Security: Part Three
This article, the third in our three-part series, looks at how one connected-car accessory maker approaches data security, and at how carmakers can take the lead of tech companies by learning from the hacker community.
- A New Parking App, No New Sensors Needed
Big-data company INRIX is increasingly reliant on location data crowdsourced from drivers using its navigation app for visibility into traffic—and now, parking availability.
- IOT News Roundup
Cisco drives connected car infrastructure forward; Snowden reveals major SIM security breach; FAA unveils proposed regulations for commercial drone use; Bosch to acquire IoT middleware company ProSyst; Sony opens pre-orders for its smart glasses.
- Senate Holds IoT Hearing
The Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation met to discuss how the U.S. Congress can foster the development and proliferation of IoT technologies in a way that neither harms consumer privacy nor stifles innovation.
- MIT Researchers Test Nascent Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Scheme
Congestion-smoothing experiment highlights opportunities for smartphone manufacturers, automakers and cities.