- IOT News Roundup
Cisco introduces its IoT System; Ernst & Young gains IoT analytics know-how; GreenPeak unveils chip that supports ZigBee and Thread protocols; Icontrol, mnubo to partner on smart home analytics; Z-Wave Alliance grows member base.
- What Will the Internet of Things Be in 2025?
Four predictions about the ways in which the IoT will impact our lives and workplaces a decade from now paint a future in which technology makes us better communicators, healthier eaters and more collaborative.
- 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.
- Global City Teams Challenge Expo: Looking Beyond the 'Really Cool Stuff'
At the event, more than a dozen mayors from around the world converged to learn how IoT technology can make their cities truly smart.
- Booz Allen IoT Prototypes Signal Move Toward Health-Care, Emergency-Response Products
The consultancy is developing a platform to improve data security at hospitals, as well as a safety system for first-responders.
- Freight Farms Sows Seeds and Technology
A Boston startup thinks its tech-infused approach can make urban farmers far more productive.
- Child, Pet Dog or Pet Rock? Olea Sensor Networks Knows
Using a multisensor device that includes Doppler technology, combined with proprietary algorithms, the startup is hoping to change the way in which automakers and others design safety systems.
- Mojix Unveils ViZix Sensor Network Management Platform
Ten years following its founding, RFID system vendor Mojix now uses a wide range of sensor technologies to help customers. Its new software platform, ViZix, is designed to manage a range of sensor data and workflows.
- IoT News Roundup
ZigBee, Thread announce standard sharing; Amazon's Dash Button is real; Novatel grows IoT business with Feeney Wireless purchase; survey shows consumer attitudes about smart-home products.
- The Weather Business: Can Your Company Benefit?
Many firms already analyze multiple datasets to better understand their operations. Could adding weather data to the mix help?
- Hotels, Retailers Try Cisco's Beacon-Management System
Using BLE-enabled Cisco access points, Cisco's CMX 10.0 software can identify when a beacon is missing or moved, or if it is a rogue.
- Industrial Internet Consortium Announces Microgrid Testbed
The group, which is working to advance industrial IoT deployments across sectors, is working with a number of utility providers to develop a responsive, reliable architecture for microgrids, which rely on networks of electricity sources.
- AT&T Saving $8 Million Annually With Enlighted Lighting System
Through its pay-per-savings business model, Enlighted has outfitted 240 AT&T facilities in 30 states with its sensor-based lighting-control system.
- IoT Technology Cuts Airport Security Waits
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport is the latest to adopt a sensor-based system known as BlipTrack, which uses encrypted data collected from cell phones and tablets to estimate wait times—helping the airport to reduce those times by up to a third.
- IOT News Roundup
Smart-MEMPHIS Consortium developing energy-harvesting sensors for medical, industrial applications; Recon Instruments, APX Labs join forces for workplace smart glasses; Numerex launches SmartGuide global tracking offering; Linear Technology announces SmartMesh IP development kit for developers.