01. September 2016 · Comments Off on University probes health and fitness benefits of wearable tech for over-55s · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Open University, headquartered in Milton Keynes, is investigating the health & fitness benefits of wearable technology for over-55s. It is running the rule over a range of digital health-monitoring aids to see whether wearables currently on the market can be made more age friendly.The OU project, funded by the Sir Halley Stewart Trust and carried out in partnership with the charity Age UK Milton Keynes, will examine how older people get on with a mix of available devices, ranging from activity trackers to ‘smart’ watches.

Source: University probes health and fitness benefits of wearable tech for over-55s | Business Weekly | Technology News | Business news | Cambridge and the East of England

01. July 2016 · Comments Off on T-Mobile and Twilio pairing up to connect on IoT · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Cloud communications platform Twilio has announced a new cellular network partnership with U.S. cellular giant T-Mobile, called Twilio Programmable Wireless, which will provide data, SMS, and voice communications to connected devices.

Announced at SIGNAL, a developer conference on communications, the partnership expands Twilio’s platform to devices outside of Wi-Fi range, which require constant Internet service. Devices like autonomous cars, drones, or even outdoor sensors that send information in real-time back to the server should be able to use T-Mobile’s cellular service.

Source: T-Mobile and Twilio pairing up to connect on IoT

10. June 2016 · Comments Off on KIA Motors America provides electric vehicles to the Advanced Power and Energy Program at The University of California, Irvine – Automotive World · Categories: News · Tags: ,

Kia Motors America (KMA) and Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. today announced an expanded partnership with the Advanced Power and Energy Program (APE

Source: KIA Motors America provides electric vehicles to the Advanced Power and Energy Program at The University of California, Irvine – Automotive World

02. May 2016 · Comments Off on WattTime Launches New Smart Thermostat Solution To Fight Climate Change · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Environmental non-profit WattTime has launched a new smart thermostat solution that will allow consumers to selectively use clean energy. WattTime, “the nonprofit creating technology that makes using clean energy as simple as tapping your smartphone,” revealed today that it is starting a closed beta program in partnership with Energate, creator of the the H?lH?m smart thermostat. Specifically, a $600,000 grant from The Great Lakes Protection Fund will allow WattTime to integrate its software directly into

Source: WattTime Launches New Smart Thermostat Solution To Fight Climate Change

14. April 2016 · Comments Off on Novatek Expands IoT Business Using Throughtek’s Cloud Service to Deliver Video Streaming for Portable Dashcams · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Novatek Microelectronics has announced the establishment of a working partnership with ThroughTek, IoT solutions provider. The recent partnership between ThroughTek and Novatek represents a change in the surveillance market, enabling the extension of application use through value-added cloud services to dashcam devices. The portable dashcam is versatile in its design, making it both suitable for sports and travel use in various outdoor environments, as well within the car or home for security surveillance. With ThroughTek’s technology, chipset manufacturers can easily penetrate the IoT market by simplifying the device deployment process for technology brands.

Source: Novatek Expands IoT Business Using Throughtek’s Cloud Service to Deliver Video Streaming for Portable Dashcams | Business Wire

12. April 2016 · Comments Off on Utilitywise forms IoT technology partnership with Dell · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Utilitywise has been signed up as a partner by US technology giant Dell as part of a joint strategy to sell internet of things (IoT) solutions to business customers. Using Utilitywise’s infrastructure and specialist industry knowledge as a corporate utility switching consultant, and Dell’s computer hardware and well-known brand, the partnership will focus on selling ‘building automation solutions’ to companies to help cut lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), security, refrigeration and other utility costs.

Source: Utilitywise forms IoT technology partnership with Dell | Digitallook.com

29. February 2016 · Comments Off on Wachter and Davra Networks Sign US National Partnership and Launch IOT Healthcare Solution at Himss2016 in Las Vegas on February 29th – March 4th · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Wachter, a Cisco Gold partner, and Davra Networks, a leading Global IOT AEP Software company, today announce a joint partnership to market and sell a Virtual Patient Observation solution with full RTLS functionality. “We are very excited with this partnership and entry into the healthcare Internet of Things market which is poised to hit $117 billion by 2020. Wachter is a superb partner for us as we continue to grow out our Davra IOT Platform.” After some joint wins together the companies have decided to formalize their partnership. At the heart of the solution is Davra Networks IOT AEP Platform.“Davra’s proven experience in telemetry and telematics data management, enterprise networking and video management made the Davra IoT platform the natural choice to build our VPO (Virtual Patient Observation) solution on top of.” – Matt Tyler, Director IOT Wachter.

Source: Wachter and Davra Networks Sign US National Partnership and Launch IOT Healthcare Solution at Himss2016 in Las Vegas on February 29th – March 4th | Business Wire

11. January 2016 · Comments Off on Asus, Google tie up for smart homes, education  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Asus and Google announced a partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for solutions aimed at the next generation of consumer Internet of Things (IoT) products for smart homes, based on the new Google Brillo IoT operating system and Google Weave communication platform.

Source: Asus, Google tie up for smart homes, education – Khaleej Times

05. January 2016 · Comments Off on Why Amazon.com, Inc Partnership with Whirlpool will Make it King of Home Automation · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whirlpool have entered into a partnership to ensure that you have enough soap and detergent supplies, before they run out. Whirlpool will directly integrate Amazon’s Dash Replenishment System (DRS) into its Smart Kitchen Suite app for Android and iOS, compatible with all its connected appliances. DRS on the app will enable one-click repurchase of frequently used supplies directly from a smartphone.

Source: Why Amazon.com, Inc Partnership with Whirlpool will Make it King of Home Automation

16. December 2015 · Comments Off on Presciense and Sercomm Announce Technology Partnership for an Integrated View Across Smart Home Devices  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Presciense, a leader in smart home automation, today announced a joint development partnership with Sercomm Corporation. This technology partnership will accelerate the deployment of Presciense’s smart energy and home management platform for utility companies and service providers – and positions the company for significant growth.”We are pleased to announce this strategic partnership with Presciense in the smart home automation market,” said James Wang, CEO of Sercomm. “It will allow both companies to optimise product development and support the requirements of telecom operators and utility companies. Presciense’s platform will connect Sercomm smart home products to offer a complete solution. With the growth of IoT, Sercomm is committed to driving new, innovative and integrated smart home solutions.”

Source: Presciense and Sercomm Announce Technology Partnership for an Integrated View Across Smart Home Devices | Equities.com