Wearable gadget aims to add 10 years to your life

MvBii Ventures is set to launch its new range of tracker products – z-Track and z-Zap including versions for iOS and Android.

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Creating and connecting an everyday object does not have to be complicated or time consuming, says Wubby

The new Wubby platform is said to simplify the development of Internet of Things (IoT) and smart home devices and systems by providing a programming environment that supports Python code execution directly in the micro controller of the device.

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Mobile operators monetise their roaming data with Mobileum’s Rovng app

Mobileum, a provider of analytics solutions for telecom business transformation, has announced its Rovng solution that enables operators to evolve beyond traditional roaming and become a key enabler in the travel industry value chain. Designed as a white label solution, the app enables operators to brand and market their own unique app to travelers.

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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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New smart wallet offers security and trackability with ultra-slim design

Have you ever lost your wallet? If you have, the security issues of a traditional wallet can cause irreparable harm in the form of indentify theft, stolen cash, skimmed credit card data and more.

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Hodi Technologies selects Greenvity’s Turnkey IoT solution for next-generation smart LED lighting products

Hodi Technologies, has selected Greenvity Communications’ Internet of Things (IoT) turnkey solutions for multiple Hodi smart lighting products. In addition, Greenvity and Hodi will collaborate to develop future products focused on controlled lighting and smart metering applications.

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Intesis introduces Houseinhand HomeKit

Intesis Software, has introduces Houseinhand Homekit, the application for Apple® mobile devices compatible with the recently announced home automation protocol HomeKit®.

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Android to be challenged for market share in the wearables space following the introduction of Apple’s Smart Watch, says ABI Research

ABI Research predicts Android is set to face a greater challenge for market share in the smart watch segment once Apple’s new device becomes available in 2015. ABI Research forecasts Android’s total market share of smart watches to fall below 50% for the first time since the smart watch renaissance of September 2013, which saw

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‘What do we know about Apple Pay?’ asks UL

Apple has announced Apple Pay as their mobile payment solution. In this paper UL, the safety science company, describe what they know about Apple Pay in both technical and organisational context, as well as what questions still remain to be answered.

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SmartThings CEO reassures backers Samsung is fully behind open platform as developer is sold ‘for $200m’

Washington DC, USA — SmartThings, the creator of the free-to-download home control app for smartphones, has been acquired by South Korea-based Samsung and will operate as an independent company within Samsung’s Open Innovation Center group. Now, as Jeremy Cowan reports, SmartThings’ CEO is responding to mixed views about the sale.

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Generali and Telefónica launch M2M-enabled usage-based motor insurance policy in Spain

London, UK. February 6, 2013.- Generali Seguros and Telefónica have launched ‘Pago como conduzco’ in Spain, a motor insurance policy that calculates the premium according to driving habits.

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New mobile app gives users a simple way to monitor their weight, exercise, sleep and cardiac health

Paris, France — Withings has launched a new iOS mobile application named Withings Health Companion. This free application is designed to enable anyone to store, access and manage their weight, physical activity, heart and sleep data on a single user-friendly dashboard.

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