08. January 2016 · Comments Off on Samsung to showcase smart TVs with IoT platform at CES 2016 · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

The SUHD TVs part of Samsung’s 2016 lineup will be compatible with the current smart devices from the brand and other third party companies.Samsung and SmartThings are buddying up to introduce Samsung’s latest line of Smart TVs, complete with SmartThings platform integration so folks can use their TVs as an interface to control the home.Samsung’s 2016 SUHD Smart TVs with SmartThings IoT technology will be available sometime in the first half of 2016.

Source: Samsung to showcase smart TVs with IoT platform at CES 2016

06. January 2016 · Comments Off on 6mm x 6mm, Longsys Technology launches the world’s smallest IoT WiFi SiP module · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Longsys Technology, the leading solutions provider for the Internet of Things (IoT), just announced the world’s smallest IoT WiFi Silicon-in-package (SiP) module, LTP0201, which is designed for IoT and wearable devices that can connect to other smart devices or directly connect to the Internet for cloud-based data analytics and enhanced services.With an amazing size of just 6mm x 6mm (only 1/10 of the IoT WiFi PCBA modules, or less), this breakthrough technology IoT SiP module integrated MCU, memory, power management and RF parts, to provide a high performance, low cost, and low power consumption solution for connected products.

Source: 6mm x 6mm, Longsys Technology launches the world’s smallest IoT WiFi SiP… — LAS VEGAS, Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —

04. January 2016 · Comments Off on CES 2016: Samsung to make all its next-gen smart TVs IoT ready  · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Samsung has confirmed that its entire 2016 smart TV line-up will be compatible with the Internet of Things. The SmartThings open platform allows users to connect, manage and control smart devices and IoT services via their TV.The Korean giant says it has developed its own IoT hub technology with SmartThings to control Samsung devices and more than 200 other SmartThings-compatible products from third-party companies, including connected lights and locks to thermostats and cameras.

Source: CES 2016: Samsung to make all its next-gen smart TVs IoT ready | What Hi-Fi?

28. December 2015 · Comments Off on 2015: The year the Internet of Things jumped the shark · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

The Internet of Things started off as a way to turn on a few lights and control the climate in your home. Then as manufacturers ran out of bulbs and thermostats to shove chips into they looked to connect the rest of the devices in the home, sometimes for better, but a lot of times for worse. The result is a dizzying array of smart devices that are answers to problems no one actually has.

Source: 2015: The year the Internet of Things jumped the shark

10. November 2015 · Comments Off on New Corian Charging Surface boosts environments by charging smart devices wirelessly · Categories: News · Tags: ,

The Corian Charging Surface is an innovative solid surface that powers up smart devices wirelessly.Recommended for any environment from airports, high-rises and office spaces to hospitals, hotels and homes, the Corian Charging Surface from DuPont requires the user to connect a receiver to their smart device, place the device on the charging spot, and power up.

Source: New Corian Charging Surface boosts environments by charging smart devices wirelessly | Architecture And Design

10. November 2015 · Comments Off on Dealing with the demands of the Internet of Things  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Smart cars, smart homes, smart devices… embedded intelligence has changed the way we live and redefined industry methodologies around the world. Connecting and empowering these devices puts skyrocketing stress on the IT teams that manage data centers.

Source: Dealing with the demands of the Internet of Things | Blog | DatacenterDynamics

04. November 2015 · Comments Off on Marvell Unveils Andromeda Box IoT Platform Made for Brillo and Weave Communication Solution · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Marvell (NASDAQ:MRVL) — a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from storage to Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment, in-home content delivery and Kinoma® software enabling the “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle”— today announced Marvell’s highly integrated Andromeda Box™ IoT platform made for Brillo, Google’s new operating system (OS) based on Android, with native support for Weave communication protocol. Powered by Marvell’s system-on-chip (SoC) application processors, networking and wireless connectivity technologies, the Andromeda Box is designed specifically for the rapid prototyping and development of IoT gateways and smart devices. The Andromeda Box leverages the simplicity of a well-supported developer kit and console with a variety of core services built directly into the OS. It also natively supports the Weave protocol, enabling phones and devices to talk to each other locally and remotely through the cloud.

Source: Marvell Unveils Andromeda Box IoT Platform Made for Brillo and Weave Communication Solution

14. October 2015 · Comments Off on The Internet of Things · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

This report highlights three verticals in the IoT market, where there is significant traction today. These verticals include the smart home (home automation), industrial smart devices or industrial Internet of things (iIoT) and wearables (smart devices). These verticals are discussed and analyzed in detail, while the segments for the devices and chipsets used for IoT within them are sized and forecast (through 2020) in terms of revenue opportunity.

Source: The Internet of Things – Reportlinker Review – MarketWatch

05. October 2015 · Comments Off on Amazon Brings Automatic Reordering Capabilities to Household Appliances · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

The age of Internet of Things is upon us. Smart devices, ranging from thermostats and security cameras to vacuum cleaners and door locks, offer convenience for a price. Amazon launched its own Internet of Things initiative this summer by announcing the controversial Amazon Dash, a small plastic button that you can attach to ordinary things at home such as toilet papers and Ziploc bags.

Source: Amazon Brings Automatic Reordering Capabilities to Household Appliances – I4U News

22. September 2015 · Comments Off on Smart homes: is consumer tech a threat or an opportunity? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

There has recently been an enormous increase in the launch of home and personal monitoring and control devices. Connected through home WiFi hubs or mobile networks to personal smart devices, they can provide home control and security as well as personal health and activity monitoring of individuals, and track family members and possessions. Many of these devices have been developed by small start-up companies, some funded by crowdfunding schemes, and have steadily grown in stature. With the rise in the Internet of Things bringing intelligence and networking to even the humblest home appliance, we are likely to experience more of these novel applications in the future.

Source: Smart homes: is consumer tech a threat or an opportunity? | Installation