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Microsoft-Azure-Sphere-certified-processor-coming-in-2020

Microsoft Azure Sphere certified processor coming in 2020


Friday, June 21, 2019 by

NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced a collaboration with Microsoft to deliver a new Microsoft Azure Sphere certified crossover applications processor, as an extension to their popular i.MX 8 high-performance applications processor series. The collaboration will deliver a secure, ultra-efficient, intelligent embedded processor for edge nodes that seamlessly runs Azure Sphe...


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New IoT Wi-Fi and BLE module operates for years on a single AA battery


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by

Telit announced the availability of its latest module, the WL865E4-P. The low-power Wi-Fi Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) combination module is based on the Qualcomm QCA4020 system-on-chip (SoC) and is designed for high-bandwidth applications such as health care, video, smart home, and industrial control. Featuring integrated cryptology hardware, the WL865E4-P enables IoT de...


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Autotalks to display global V2X capabilities at CES 2019


Monday, January 7, 2019 by

Autotalks, a company developing in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, will display global V2X capabilities integrated in Telematics platform at the upcoming CES 2019 alongside Valeo at CES 2019. Autotalks helps reduce collisions on roadways and improve mobility with its automotive qualified chipsets. The chipsets offer secure and high performing glo...


How-Pycom-wants-to-help-IoT-developers

How Pycom wants to help IoT developers


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by

Although IoT development is increasingly on the rise, challenges still exist in the development and manufacturing process that prevents a streamlined workflow for developers. In this interview, Fred de Haro, CEO, and co-founder at Pycom discusses the company’s new consumer-focused developer offering, and shares insight into the current challenges developers are...


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Game developers get the WRLDS SDK for free


Monday, October 15, 2018 by

WRLDS, the company that develops smart toys and platforms for connected play, announced the release of a new software development kit (SDK). The SDK will be free and easy to use and will give game developers a completely new medium to work with: an augmented reality (AR) and bluetooth-enabled connected ball with a bounce return rate of more than 70 percent.   &ld...


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Smart ball game converts data from the ball into usable game events


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by

WRLDS announced the release of a new augmented reality (AR) and Bluetooth-enabled smart ball and platform. The ball is made of a lightweight, bouncy material and has a built-in chip to control mobile games, giving “tween” players healthy new ways to engage in active, outdoor play by essentially turning the whole world into a game. “We wanted to brid...


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NXP releases their HomeKit SDK for Apple IoT


Tuesday, November 7, 2017 by

NXP Semiconductors announced that its Apple HomeKit Software Development Kit (SDK) offers full support for home automation applications using HomeKit, delivering exceptional performance, advanced security, while supporting all connectivity options, including BLE, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and remote access over iCloud.HomeKit is a framework in iOS that lets accessories connect s...


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Helium launches low-power long-range solution for IoT devices


Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Helium, a provider of IoT connectivity, announced the launch of its latest product suite, a comprehensive low-power, long-range solution for IoT devices. The new offering streamlines the ability to prototype, deploy and scale a long-range wireless network that connects thousands of end devices, giving companies a simple way to intelligently and securely deliver data fro...


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The first Bluetooth Mesh solution from Silicon Labs lands


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

To help developers simplify the design of mesh-networked devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) and get to market faster, Silicon Labs introduced a comprehensive suite of software and hardware that supports the new Bluetooth mesh specification. The new Bluetooth mesh solution benefits from the company’s proven mesh networking expertise and includes development tools, ...


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New Actian Zen delivers a nano database footprint solution for IoT


Thursday, July 6, 2017 by

Actian, a hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, has released Actian Zen Embedded database, a multiplatform, embeddable database for developers delivering applications to self-managed, small footprint environments. Actian Zen is suited to meet the needs of software developers and data-driven device manufacturers delivering IoT applications. Appl...


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Wireless Gecko SoC now supports full bluetooth 5 connectivity


Friday, June 16, 2017 by

Silicon Labs expands its Wireless Gecko system-on-chip (SoC) portfolio with new multiband SoCs supporting full Bluetooth 5 connectivity and more memory options. Their new EFR32xG13 SoCs offer developers greater flexibility and more capabilities for applications using a single wireless protocol or requiring more memory for multiprotocol solutions, larger customer applica...


Renesas-to-demonstrate-IoT-Sandbox-at-IoT-World-2017

Renesas to demonstrate IoT Sandbox at IoT World 2017


Thursday, May 18, 2017 by

Renesas Electronics America Inc., a supplier of semiconductor solutions, announced that they has expanded their IoT Sandbox to shorten the prototyping process for Internet of Things (IoT) design and to simplify the path to production for small- to large-sized companies developing IoT solutions.In collaboration with Bug Labs, Medium One, and Seeed Studio, Renesas has bro...


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Samsung has new ARTIK smart IoT platform products


Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced new their new ARTIK Smart IoT platform products that will help companies get to market faster with more secure offerings and bring IoT another step closer to Samsung’s vision of intelligent things.The SAMSUNG ARTIK platform includes new end-to-end enterprise-grade security enhancements, and now enables easy-to-use, secure servi...


Google-releases-new-Cloud-IoT-Core-service

Google releases new Cloud IoT Core service


Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has released their new service called Google Cloud IoT Core. Cloud IoT Core makes it easy for you to securely connect your globally distributed devices to GCP, centrally manage them, and build rich applications by integrating with our data analytics services.When used as part of a broader Cloud IoT solution, Cloud IoT Core gives you access to...


Wifi-vs-Bluetooth-vs-BLE,-choosing-the-right-IoT-tech

Wifi vs Bluetooth vs BLE, choosing the right IoT tech


Tuesday, May 16, 2017 by

Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices are increasing in popularity and availability - think Amazon Alexa, smart thermostats & light bulbs, Internet-connected garage door openers, GoPro cameras, and so on. One thing these products have in common is that they communicate wirelessly with either a mobile device, the Internet, or both. As these devices become smarter and gene...


New-IoT-platform-helps-mitigate-uncertainty-surrounding-future-IoT-standards

New IoT platform helps mitigate uncertainty surrounding future IoT standards


Thursday, January 5, 2017 by

More than 600 million smart home devices are expected to ship annually by 2021, compared to 40 million in 2015. Consumers can have peace of mind that devices built with Qorvo solutions will connect with future products in their home, helping to accelerate the smart home market. Why? Because they have introduced a complete an all new system on chip (SoC) for smart home d...


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myDevices Cayenne Drag and Drop IoT Project Builder Now Offers Integration with Arduino


Wednesday, August 24, 2016 by

IoT firm has myDevices has announced its Cayenne drag-and-drop IoT project builder now offers an integration with Arduino’s open-source software and hardware ecosystem. The Cayenne development platform provides access to Arduino’s features when choosing an IoT board including WiFi, BLE, IR, NFC, Ethernet, and more.Cayenne provides tools to visualize sensor data&nbs...


Consumers-Want-Mobile-Loyalty-Programs-But-Industry-Lags-Behind-in-Offering-Them

Consumers Want Mobile Loyalty Programs But Industry Lags Behind in Offering Them


Friday, June 24, 2016 by

3Cinteractive (3C) has released the results of a new mobile-enabled loyalty program study which shows a disconnect between what consumers want and what mobile infrastructure brands are investing in for 2016. The full analysis is available in a new white paper, “The Disconnect Between Brands & Consumers in Mobile-Enabled Loyalty Programs”.3C presented a mobile l...


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Endless Possibilities with Geomagnetic Indoor Positioning


Tuesday, May 17, 2016 by

If you’ve written or used commercial-grade GPS apps, you know they’re no longer limited to basic driving directions. Today, tons of cool apps put your phone's location awareness to good use - you can code a whole range of apps, from finding nearby restaurants to hailing taxis. And these apps work well - as long as the mobile user is outside. However, once you cross...


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Embarcadero Technologies Releases Updates to Cross Platform Coding Platforms


Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by

Embarcadero Technologies has released the 10.1 versions of RAD Studio, C++Builder and Delphi. The updated products, referred to as “10.1 Berlin,” offer new capabilities including Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity improvements and new, multi-device preview options.In March, Embarcadero announced its strategy to focus product and engineering resources exclusively on t...


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Swirl Networks Announces Support for Google's Eddystone Beacon Technology


Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by

Swirl Networks has announced that its company’s solutions now fully support the Google’s Eddystone-EID beacon broadcast frame adding to Swirl’s existing support for Eddystone formats including Eddystone-URL, which allows Google Chrome users to access URL’s relevant to their surroundings, and Eddystone-UID, an open beacon format that supports Android and iOS devices.&nbs...


The-Challenges-of-IoT-Interconnectivity-and-How-to-Tackle-Them

The Challenges of IoT Interconnectivity and How to Tackle Them


Thursday, February 4, 2016 by

The interconnectivity of IoT devices is key to the development of a connected world. If these devices could communicate, possibilities for developers would be endless; however, IoT lacks seamless interoperability, which allows devices to “talk,” or connect, with each other.Many IoT devices, specifically small devices, are not compatible due to varying controls. With Gar...


Google-Play-Services-8.4-SDK-is-Now-Available

Google Play Services 8.4 SDK is Now Available


Thursday, December 24, 2015 by

Google has released the Google Play services version 8.4. Here is a quick rundown of the enhancements with the release:Custom Email App InvitesGoogle has made it easer to use App Invites to allow users to share apps with people they know through email. Prior to the update, you could create a custom email that contained user defined text and an image. Now there is the ab...


Thingsee-One-IoT-Developer-Kit-Now-Available

Thingsee One IoT Developer Kit Now Available


Monday, August 17, 2015 by

Thingsee has announced the commercial availability of its Thingsee One device, a smart developer device for Internet of Things (IoT) applications and solution development. The device is designed for the easier and faster deployment of new IoT applications and services.Thingsee One is delivered ready for immediate use and is both weatherproof and impact resistant. Develo...


Google-Jumps-into-BLE-Beacon-Development-in-a-Big-Way

Google Jumps into BLE Beacon Development in a Big Way


Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by

Google is rolling a new set of features and services to help developers build apps using beacon technology. This includes a new open format for Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacons to communicate with devices, a way for developers to add this data to apps and to Google services, as well as a way to manage a fleet of beacons efficiently.Google calls this new and open frame...


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Qt 5.5 Release Includes Windows 10 Support and New IoT Functionality


Friday, July 3, 2015 by

Qt has released Qt 5.5, the latest version of its cross-platform application and user interface (UI) development framework. Qt offers a C++ based framework of libraries and tools that enables the development of interactive and cross-platform applications and devices. This latest version extends support for multimedia and graphics creation with 3D capabilities as well as...


Samsung-Launches-ARTIK-IoT-Platform-and-Alpha-Developer-Kit

Samsung Launches ARTIK IoT Platform and Alpha Developer Kit


Tuesday, May 26, 2015 by

Samsung has launched the new ARTIK platform for the development of new enterprise, industrial and consumer applications for the Internet of Things (IoT). ARTIK is an open platform that includes a family of integrated production-ready modules, software, development boards, drivers, tools, security features and cloud connectivity designed to help accelerate development of...


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How Apple Indoor Maps and Positioning Caters High Visitor Volume Facilities


Friday, February 27, 2015 by

One thing you can depend on, Apple is going to pack all kinds of goodies into its technology that offer the potential to transform the functionality of these devices and transform how you communicate with your customers. A case in point is Apple’s Indoor Positioning functionality, which Apple has updated for iOS 8 to provide facility owners with indoor latitude, longitu...


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What Developers Need To Know About Android 5.0 Lollipop


Monday, October 27, 2014 by

Google is touting Android 5.0 Lollipop as its largest and most ambitious release for Android and now that the public has been notified of its upcoming availability, we thought we’d provide an overview of the latest L iteration.Google’s main goal with the new mobile SDK is to provide a more seamless experience across phones, tablets, wearables, TVs, cars and anything els...


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relayr Takes Home Big Bucks as First Prize Winner of the Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Grand Challenge


Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by

We usually don’t cover funding announcements, there are plenty of other sites you can find that info. I find all that news about companies receiving funding kind of boring (ok I get a little jealous too!) However, I received a notice I thought was worth spreading the word about. We just found out that IoT startup relayr took home $150,000 as the first prize winner ...


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Macy's Store To Be One Of the First Retailers To Support Apple Pay


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by

Macy’s recent announcement that Apple Pay and iBeacon technology are a primary part of its marketing stratagy is just another example of how Apple is setting itself up to dominate the mobile e-commerce payment landscape.The Macy’s announcement outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to add new dimensions for attra...


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Location Based Services: My Phone Doesn’t Do That


Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by

What do Location-Based Services (LBS) like Wi-Fi, beacons, Bluetooth low energy (BLE), geo-fencing, etc. have in common? For mobile developers, they allow mobile apps to interact on a local and personal in a ground breaking way.I was telling my wife about location based marketing (we were in a store shopping, I was bored) and she told me, “My phone doesn’t do that.” I h...


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The Lowdown on Google’s New L Developer Preview from Google IO


Thursday, June 26, 2014 by

Among the biggest news from Google I/O is the L Developer Preview, which lets developers check out the new features and capabilities of the next version of Android and provides the ability to develop and test on the new platform. What Google says about the OS:Material design for the multiscreen world: A new design language that takes a comprehensive approach to vis...


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MobPartner’s New MobRetail Tracking Platform Utilizes Beacon Technology to Measure App Engagement


Thursday, April 24, 2014 by

MobPartner has released its new MobRetail Tracking Platform which uses beacon technology which provides the ability to measure how the use of mobile influences in-store traffic and sales. In-store beacon technologies enable retailers to create micro-locational marketing and promotional campaigns, even down to specific parts of a store such as an aisle.The MobR...


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Mobiquity Technologies Releases Mobile SDK for Beacon Network


Thursday, April 3, 2014 by

Mobiquity Technologies has announced the release of its SDK designed to allow retailers and brands to access the company's Mobiquity Networks' Bluetooth LE Beacon network. Mobiquity Networks says it already owns and operates the nation’s largest location-based, mobile advertising Bluetooth network in shopping malls, which supports Bluetooth LE Beacon technolog...