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.

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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

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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