25. March 2016 · Comments Off on 5 Ways to Carve Out Your IoT Niche with Messaging · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Everyone and their mother seems to be claiming to have an “Internet of Things” or “Internet of Everything” play these days. From startups to tech giants, competition is fierce, and the offerings seem to be endless – and quite frankly confusing. Machina Research has taken an in-depth look at the competitive landscape and determined that it’s often nearly impossible to understand what distinguishes one IoT platform from another in this very crowded space. If analysts and researchers are having trouble distinguishing between solutions, how are customers feeling?

Source: 5 Ways to Carve Out Your IoT Niche with Messaging

04. December 2015 · Comments Off on Imagination Technologies Is Crowdfunding A Dev Kit For IoT · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Another dev kit targeting developers and startups that want to build devices for the Internet of Things has launched on Kickstarter — although its maker, Imagination Technologies, is no startup, but rather an established company which licenses IP to chipmakers and counts Apple (with an 8.4 per cent stake) among its investors.Why does Imagination need to go down the crowdfunding route? It’s more about wanting to tap its target dev community during the product development phase, says Imagination’s Alexandru Voica.

Source: Imagination Technologies Is Crowdfunding A Dev Kit For IoT | TechCrunch

29. October 2015 · Comments Off on Helium wants to bring the Internet of things to the enterprise · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

With the potential for billions of connected devices and trillions of dollars in the next few years, the Internet of things has startups and established companies salivating over the opportunity. So it’s no wonder that Helium, a two-and-a-half-year-old startup that has backing from Shawn Fanning of Napster fame and Khosla Ventures, is ready to get in the game.

Source: Helium wants to bring the Internet of things to the enterprise – Fortune

15. October 2015 · Comments Off on An Apple-powered smart home with these nine HomeKit-friendly gadgets · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

2014 marked the introduction of Apple HomeKit, a set of smart home-specific protocols programmed directly into Apple’s iOS software for iPhones and iPads. The idea was simple: To establish standards for how Apple-friendly smart-home devices should interact with your phone, with each other, and with Siri, Apple’s voice-activated artificial-intelligence assistant.Now, more than a year later, devices built specifically for use with those HomeKit protocols are starting to arrive. Some of them come from fresh startups eager to jump onto Apple’s bandwagon — others come from established names in the space who simply want to ensure that their products don’t get left out.

Source: An Apple-powered smart home with these nine HomeKit-friendly gadgets – CNET

03. October 2015 · Comments Off on Telstra CEO eyes innovation through startups, IoT, M2M · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Telstra is looking to stay ahead of the curve by encouraging technological innovation through collaboration with startups, machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, and the Internet of Things (IoT) — but said that ensuring its network continues to be the best in Australia is still at the core of its business, and the driving force behind being able to deliver these capabilities.

Source: Telstra CEO eyes innovation through startups, IoT, M2M | ZDNet