Nominet launches IoT solution to guide those with sensory impairments through their daily routines

Nominet, best-known for managing the UK internet infrastructure, announced the availability of free code and instructions for building smart IoT buttons, called ‘Pips’.

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What do IoT device & system developers need to know about the Smart Home as a Service?

A recent Comcast report, compiled from almost 1,300 US consumers, explained that what consumers really want in the IoT connected smart home is services – Smart Home as a Service (AKA SHaaS) – not a bunch of connected devices that remotely control various widgets and devices in the home.

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Simple, pragmatic response to a high-tech issue

The high-tech issue is the early identification of performance degradation of machinery in production processes.Vibration coming from component wear in the bearings and rotating shafts

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Making smart homes the rule, not the exception

Jetsons-style smart homes were once a pipe dream for consumers, however they are now slowly becoming a reality across the world.

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Antenova introduces three new FPC antennas to cover 3G, 4G and LTE bands

Antenova Ltd, manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for M2M and the Internet of Things, is announcing three brand new flexible printed circuit antennas to cover the 3G, 4G and LTE bands.

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Smarter cities are evolving, according to iMinds professor

The smart city concept goes beyond the use of information and communications technology to provide better use of resources and minimise emissions.

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Dialog Semiconductor announces the iW3690 a single chip solution provider

Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth® low energy technology, has announced the iW3690.

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Consumer awareness and preference of Bluetooth technology at a rise a new survey shows

A recent survey conducted by Lux Insights, Inc. puts consumer awareness of Bluetooth wireless technology at 92% globally, with 62% of respondents reporting a purchasing preference for Bluetooth enabled products, noting Bluetooth is reliable, easy to use, and makes life easier.

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IAR Systems boosts development for Wireless Gecko SoCs targeting IoT connectivity

IAR Systems® announced that the development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench® for ARM® now supports the Wireless Gecko SoCs from Silicon Labs.

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Huawei launches the TalkBand B3 a minimalist wearable device

Huawei Consumer Business Group has launched the TalkBand B3, a minimalist wearable device that is said to bring productivity and connectivity “in a sleek, stylish form factor”.

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Samsung Electronics and Silver Spring Networks partner to develop street lights solution

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. have announced a partnership to develop a networked LED street lights solution, helping to cut costs and simplify connected lighting componentry for luminaire manufacturers.

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Gooee and EnOcean partner to bring switch modules into Bluetooth Smart Mesh

Gooee, an IoT platform provider for lighting, is partnering with EnOcean, a provider of energy-harvesting wireless technology, to integrate Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) based self-powered wall switch modules into the Bluetooth Smart Mesh stack. This is the primary communication protocol in Gooee’s enterprise IoT ecosystem.

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Dialog Semiconductor provides connectivity for Misfit fitness tracker

Dialog Semiconductor plc , a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth® Smart technology, announced its latest design win in a consumer wearable device.

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Giesecke & Devrient and Telefónica to offer eSIM management for consumer devices

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) teamed up with Telefónica at Mobile World Congress 2016, which took place from February 22 to 25 in Barcelona, to introduce a solution for eSIM management in the consumer sector.

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Ford drivers just say ‘I need a coffee!’ to find cafés as SYNC 3 comes to Europe

Ford Motor Company launched its new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system in Europe, allowing drivers to control their connected smartphones, audio, navigation, and climate functions with more conversational voice commands.

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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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