07. September 2016 · Comments Off on Wearable Tech Integrates with Smart Home Controls · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Wearable tech isn’t new. Smart home tech isn’t new. Wearable tech that integrates with your smart home tech isn’t even that new, but the Misfit Shine 2 is new – just a few months old – and it functions as a smart home controller (though with some limitations).If you’re looking into buying a new wearable, fitness tracking device, the Misfit Shine 2 is worth looking into. It’s a fitness and sleep tracker, and as mentioned, also works to control some smart home technology.

Source: Wearable Tech Integrates with Smart Home Controls | House-O-Matic

12. May 2016 · Comments Off on Have We Been Trying to Build the Energy-Smart Home All Wrong?  · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

A decade ago, energy-smart home enthusiasts thought we’d all be obsessively tracking energy markets from specialized terminals placed in every room around our homes.They were right about one thing: We all now have little screens that help us track everything around us. But energy is still at the bottom of the priority list for homeowners.Home energy management is facing a bit of an identity crisis.

Source: Have We Been Trying to Build the Energy-Smart Home All Wrong? | Greentech Media

20. April 2016 · Comments Off on 5G, IoT standardization creates value across telecom ecosystem · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Discourse in the telecommunications industry is currently focused on next-generation 5G mobile networks, which, through dramatic increases in throughput coupled with decreases in latency, promise to fully enable the Internet of Things and bring to life futuristic use cases like the tactile Internet, autonomous driving and more. Even as 5G products enter the market, the standard is tracking for finalization by 3GPP and related organizations in the 2019-2020 timeframe. So let’s take a moment to focus on the

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29. March 2016 · Comments Off on Boogio brings the IoT to your feet · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Talking, as I was in my last post, about the Internet of Things, leads me to wearable technology which is already generating incredible amounts of data. Devices such as fitness trackers (for example, the Misfit Shine) are tracking our activity and sleep in fine detail (and making us realize, in the process, just how damn lazy we really are) and this is just scratching the surface of what we can quantify about ourselves.

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23. September 2015 · Comments Off on BlackBerry hints at next big play in the Internet of Things market  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

In an interview with The Indian Express in New Delhi, President of BlackBerry Technology Solutions, Sandeep Chennakeshu, hints at BlackBerry’s next major play in the Internet of Things market, a 200 mm weatherproof high-value asset tracking box with an IP67 certification and a five-year battery life.“It is 100 per cent our design and concept,” says Chennakeshu. “We have patented it and will start proof of concept trials in November… I am very proud of my guys. This has never been done before, not with power of its own. When we started, the idea was to build it cheap. And I should be able to install it in less than 10 minutes.”

Source: BlackBerry hints at next big play in the Internet of Things market – Cantech Letter