Keeping smart homes safe and secure – Part 2

Active Assisted Living Elderly people represent an ever-growing proportion of the population. By 2025, there will be 820 million people aged 65 and older globally. The shift in demographics towards an ageing population will make it impossible to keep everyone who needs care in hospital. Fortunately, advanced bio‑monitoring systems and remote monitoring technologies make it

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Keeping smart homes safe and secure – Part 1

Connected safety and security systems and devices with remote monitoring capabilities are expanding their share of the global smart home market. A survey in the UK in July 2015 identified security as the second most important of five key drivers for the connected home, after smart energy. The BI Intelligence research company estimates that by

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MEMSIC launches MTLT family of inclination and tilt sensors to stop heavy equipment falling over

MEMSIC Inc. announced the launch of a new product family, the MTLT series of Inclination and Tilt Sensors.

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8th Future of Wireless International Conference focuses on boardroom impact of connected world

Now in its 8th year, the 2016 Future of Wireless International Conference will turn its attention to the boardroom and explore how industry leaders are planning to transform and build new business models to harness a world with ubiquitous wireless.

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Biometrics: Physical attributes vs. behavioural patterns – the privacy debate

Account takeovers are increasingly affecting a growing population of online user accounts due to a confluence of threats, such as weak consumer password practices, frequent mass data breaches and brute force attacks against web properties. The scope, scale and frequency of these online attacks against user accounts has demonstrated time and again that companies can

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Pulse oximeter and heart rate sensor module provides ultra-low power solution for wearables

System designers can speed time to market for wearable and healthcare products with the MAX30102 pulse oximeter and heart rate integrated sensor module from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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Fruitless search for a parking space could be at an end for drivers in the New Zealand capital

Smart Parking has concluded negotiations with Wellington City Council and has been awarded the $1.4 million 5 year contract for the provision of 3,000 parking sensors in the Wellington CBD street parking areas.

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How to breed success in the Integration of Things

Despite rapidly increasing usage of the Internet of Things (IoT), many adopters of the technology are finding the massive amounts of data gained to be of little practical use.

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Sensors, sensors everywhere – Building blocks of the IoT

Gadi Lenz, chief scientist at AGT International, gives the lowdown on the sensor revolution and where it is taking the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Telensa deploys smart city wireless control system for 33,000 LED streetlights in Doncaster, UK

Telensa has announced that a major new deployment is underway covering 33,000 LED streetlights in Doncaster, UK. The deployment is part of Doncaster Council’s Smartlight project that will see existing lights replaced by LED luminaires from Urbis Schréder.

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The industrial IoT: Connected devices for a more practical IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is all about sensors and the data that sensors produce. It’s less about the physical things that have a functional purpose, and it’s more about what becomes possible with the data that is produced by the sensors in those things.  This is especially true when you combine the sensor data

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MultiTech launches new technology information hub for rapidly expanding LoRa™ community

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., has announced the launch of a new technology information Hub in response to expanding interest in the LoRa protocol (LoRaWAN).   LoRa is a wireless technology that has been developed to enable low data rate communications to be made over long distances by sensors and actuators for M2M and Internet of Things, IoT

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Bluetooth shapes up for the Internet of Things as 3bn enabled devices ship in 2015

The recent Bluetooth Europe 2015 event in London was not only a chance to assess the technology’s successes in recent years but to explore its growing role in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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New sensor technologies will take wearables from hype to commercial success, says IDTechEx

There will be over 3 billion sensors in wearable technology devices by 2025, with more than 30% being emerging sensors types, says James Hayward of IDTechEx. This is one of the main conclusions from the company’s latest market research report, Wearable Sensors, 2015 – 2015.

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The ‘Internet of the Senses’ is on the horizon at Wearable Technology Show 2015

With apparently perfect timing – one day after Apple launched its very own watch to an expectant world – this year’s Wearable Technology Show kicked off at the Excel Centre in London’s Docklands. Alun Lewis reports.

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Automotive, smart homes, cities and wearables to drive M2M/IoT sensor market to 2020

San Antonio, Texas, USA. March 3, 2015:  Compass Intelligence, which describes itself as a strategy acceleration firm, has released a new report on the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) market. Sensors in M2M & IoT: A Global Analysis for Growth Opportunities and Solutions is out today.

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