Step forward in home automation
Logitech did some pioneering work on the home automation front and its Harmony line was offering to turn on your TV, speakers and receive stuff with a press of a button. Now with Alexa support, you can simply say "Alexa turn on Netflix" and Logitech will provide the rest of the magic.
While every IT company in the entire universe appears to be hyping the internet of things (IoT) as the next big thing, there’s very little substance to the claims.
Things are not what they used to be
Not long ago all you could hear from Chipzilla was the mantra of the internet of things, but now that seems to be falling by the wayside.
Life after navigation
Garmin is proving that there is life after the nagivation industry by making a bob or two out of wearables, but the outfit has worked that it is not just about flogging the gizmo and hoping. Instead you have to build a community interested in supporting that wearable.
There is a pong in the Internet fridge
Legendary games maker Atari is getting into the Internet of Things.
Head IoE-Consumer Electronics talks smart drones
Qualcomm wants to make drones smarter and is using the Snapdragon developer board to make it happen. Fudzilla was shown Qualcomm's proof of concept drones that are capable of knowing and mapping environment.
Named in "top 10 breakthrough technologies of 2016" by MIT
Recently, a team of computer scientists from the University of Washington have developed an ultra-ultra-low power, extremely energy efficient version of the ubiquitous Wi-Fi transmission technologies that most of us have come to welcomingly embrace over the past decade and a half. Dubbed “Passive Wi-Fi,” the new standard consumes nearly 10,000 times less power than current Wi-Fi components and triples battery life on a wide range low bit-rate devices at home and in the workplace.
IoT Booster Programme
MediaTek and Orange announced a new collaboration to market IoT tailored offerings embedding ready-to-use cellular connectivity to address the growing industrial demand for connected objects.
Aims to accelerate Internet of Things to a single open standard
On Friday, a group of industry leaders making headway in the Internet of Things (IoT) market announced a cross-industry collaboration effort aimed at unlocking the massive opportunities for consumers and business with IoT devices, and ultimately a way to quickly get everyone to adopting a single open standard.