Authors Posts by Barclay Ballard

Barclay Ballard

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IoT-powered Brompton bike could stop you crashing

The Internet of Things (IoT) could soon make cycling a safer, less stressful activity, particularly for those travelling in urban areas. Fold-up bike manufacturer...

Microsoft’s Azure helps send IoT into space

A new high altitude IoT research project is set to launch that will begin sending data to the cloud from beyond the clouds. A helium...

IBM’s Watson delivering robot hospitality at Hilton hotels

IBM is teaming up with hotel chain Hilton to launch “Connie,” the world’s first AI-enabled robot concierge. Connie, a small humanoid robot named after Hilton's...

IoT healthcare to reach $136bn market value by 2021

The worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) healthcare market is expected to be worth $136.8 billion (£97 billion) by 2021, according to forecasts by Allied...

Gartner says IoT will eventually hit mainstream

A recent Gartner survey has predicted widespread adoption for the Internet of Things (IoT), but only after it has overcome some significant hurdles. Canvassing...

Passive Wi-Fi could solve IoT power problems

Researchers from the University of Washington (UW) have created a new Passive Wi-Fi system that consumes 10,000 times less power than conventional Wi-Fi and...

Dell targets IoT market with new embedded PCs

Dell has announced the launch of two new embedded box PCs, aimed at helping smart systems connect to the Internet of Things (IoT). The...

Microsoft, Samsung and Intel launch IoT standardisation group

A number of the major players in the technology industry have grouped together to form the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), in the hope of...

IBM’s Watson brings more IoT innovation to Finland

IBM’s Watson technology platform has announced two new Internet of Things (IoT) partnerships in Finland, as the country continues its push to be a...

LoRa driving IoT projects from London base

Long Range Radio, or LoRa, is being forecast by some to be the network of choice for future Internet of Things solutions. A number of...

Met Office revamps crowdsourced IoT weather platform

Met Office revamps crowdsourced IoT weather platform
The Met Office is experimenting with IoT and Big Data for more accurate weather predictions. The Met Office plans to relaunch its Weather Observation Website...

OIC drives IoT standardisation with new developer tools

The Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) has released updated developer tools in order for organisations to better utilise its Internet of Things (IoT) resources. The suite...