- IoT News Roundup
Insecure IoT devices helped take down list of popular websites; Vodafone expanding connectivity offerings via satellite coverage; Jabil, Verizon Ventures invest in Verdigris; Autodesk integrates predicative maintenance software into Fusion platform; YunOS to use Gemalto identity-management services for IoT devices; Kontakt.io opens beacon showroom in Berlin; Orange Launches Datavenue Service Worldwide.
- VMWare Partners With APX Labs to Support Workplace Wearables
Smart glasses seem to be gaining traction in the enterprise, aided by software enabling companies to quickly scale up from pilots to deployments.
- IoT News Roundup
SAP betting big on IoT; new Exosite software integrates gateway controls; Parker announces expanded Bluetooth sensor line; new developer tools from The Qt Company; new LoRa sensor line from Trimble.
- To Grow Their Industrial IoT Services, GE and Bosch Are Joining Forces
Looking to broaden their respective capabilities in the Internet of Things, the two industrial giants are working with the Eclipse open-source community to integrate elements of their respective cloud platforms.
- IT Firm Prepares Student-Tracking App for Swiss Resort's Ski School
Ski and snowboard pupils will be issued LoRa-based radio tags, while access points throughout the resort will determine their location and convey it to the instructor's smartphone via an application.
- For ServiceMax and PTC, IoT Opens New Business Opportunity
Through a partnership with PTC, ServiceMax is giving technicians a head start on addressing service calls by allowing them to remotely tap into data regarding a machine's health or status.
- FogHorn's Lightning Software Moves Real-Time Processing to Edge
Following beta product development with flagship customer GE, FogHorn Systems has made its edge-analytics platform generally available.
- How Opti Leverages the IoT to Improve Stormwater Management
By deploying networked water-level meters, the company can help municipalities or private contractors to right-size their storage infrastructure and speed response times to possible overflow events.
- Heineken New Zealand Uses Beacons to Beckon Consumers
The company's Heineken Live app, provided by Rush Digital, delivers special offers, depending on a user's location.
- Q&A With C3 IoT's Tom Siebel
Six months ago, C3 Energy, the IoT platform provider that enterprise software pioneer Tom Siebel launched in 2009, broadened its focus beyond the energy market. IOT Journal spoke with him about the transition and why he thinks every system—even the human body—is becoming part of the Internet of Things.
- HID Turns Vehicles Into Fuel-Management Network Nodes
The company's identiFUEL system consists of passive RFID tags for vehicles, readers on fuel nozzles, and controller units to collect data and forward it to the company's fuel-management software.
- Platforms, Partnerships and Wide-Area Networks Dominate Industry Event
At IoT World, in Santa Clara, Calif., platforms and partnerships proliferated, while low-power wide-area network providers highlighted new capabilities and network expansions.
- Housing Project in Scotland Launches IoT Pilot Focused on Energy Use, Safety
The project, billed as a "smart neighborhood" technology test, will monitor energy usage inside apartments, as well as the buildings' water and safety systems.
- Beer Taps Talk with Craft Brewer's Beacon App
Schlafly's app employs Juxtad's TapTalker technology to send push notifications to individuals who come within range of a beer tap fitted with a beacon.
- L'Oreal's Skin-thin Wearable Tracks Sun Exposure
A version of the adhesive patch—no thicker than a human hair—is currently being tested by L'Oreal to help consumers track their sun exposure.