Authors Posts by Andrew Hobbs

Andrew Hobbs

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Tesla Powerpack begins work on powering South Australia

The 100MW Tesla Powerpack, built by industry pioneers Tesla, has now been activated – allowing it to store energy produced by a nearby windfarm...

Apple Watch KardiaBand accessory shows it’s time for IoT in healthcare

A new watch band from KardiaBand by AliveCor has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to carry out electrocardiography...

Business Secretary Greg Clark MP announces new national battery facility for...

UK government minister Greg Clark makes major battery announcements at Internet of Business event. The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy...

Real-time medical imaging AI platform Lunit Insight to aid radiologists

Top international medical AI company Lunit has unveiled a new medical imaging AI platform that enables nodule detection and consolidation in seconds, with near-perfect...

Apple AR headset one step closer thanks to Vrvana acquisition

In the clearest sign yet that Apple is developing augmented reality hardware, the company has purchased Canadian AR start-up Vrvana. While Apple has remained tight-lipped...

Internet of Banking & Payments: where every device is a payment...

With the impending arrival of the second payment services directive in January, the pressure is on financial institutions to ensure they’re ready for...

Mako Robot-assisted joint replacement transforms orthopedics

For patients, wider adoption of robot-assisted joint replacement from companies like Mako may mean more accurate surgery and faster recovery times. Demand for joint...

Nitto Denko’s plastic optical cable shines light on our digital future

Japanese material manufacturer Nitto Denko’s new plastic optical cable reminds us that, behind the scenes of the IoT lies an unassuming but essential world...

Abilify IoT-enabled digital pills approved amid privacy concerns

In a first for the US, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved digital pills that include an ingestion tracking system. A phenomenal amount...

American public fears AI’s impact on employment, says Syzygy

Over two-thirds (70 percent) of the American public fear artificial intelligence's impact on employment, reveals a new study from digital company Syzygy. The impact of AI...

Wireless charging ‘Forever Battery’ offers innovative AA battery replacement

The world’s first wireless charging alternative to AA batteries, from Ossia, dubbed the Cota ‘Forever Battery’, has earned a CES Innovation Award in the...

Chilean winery PengWine adds IoT marketing to the blend

Premium wine boutique PengWine is looking to establish itself in Asia, using the IOT to deliver marketing innovation that grabs the attention of tipplers. The...