IoT in Insurance

IoT in Insurance

relayr, HSB to develop ‘IoT-enabled’ insurance products

Internet of Things (IoT) platform relayr and specialty insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) are teaming up to develop customized insurance products to protect IoT...

Home insurance start-up Neos gets £1m funding boost

Neos, a connected home insurance service, has raised over £1 million ($1.2m) in initial seed funding, valuing the company at £8.4m ($10.3). The company announced on...

Aviva partners with InsurTech firm to offer connected water leak detector

Aviva says that it has become the first insurer to offer LeakBot - a smart connected water leak detector - to its customers. The insurer...

Autonomous cars to reach sales of 24 million by 2030

IoT market research firm Berg Insight predicts a sharp rise in the sale of autonomous cars over the next decade. Swedish market research firm Berg...

Specialty insurer HSB turns to IoT to improve risk management

American specialty insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) is turning to the Internet of Things in a bid to transform the insurance industry and make managing risk...

Apple, EVRYTHNG announce new IoT insurance partnerships

Technology giant Apple and IoT start-up EVRTHNG this week announced significant partnerships with insurance companies, a sign perhaps that insurers are ready to face the...

Why Hartford Steam Boiler is investing in IoT start-ups

Greg Barats, CEO of insurance company Hartford Steam and Boiler (HSB), said that insurers must be ready to embrace the disruption through IoT –...

Google wants to partner with insurers on connected tech

The French arm of Google is looking to team up with insurance firms in France in a bid to integrate its connected technologies. According to a...

Connected home insurance launches in the UK

The first ever insurance covering the connected home to launch in the UK is open for early testing and will be available to the...

IoT could result in fraud reduction in insurance

Celent analyst Craig Beattie believes that IoT could help the insurance industry to reduce fraud. Speaking with IoB editor Doug Drinkwater at the Internet of Insurance conference...

The top ten IoT acquisitions of 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) vendor ecosystem is booming in 2016, and serious money is being pumped into M&As and industry partnerships. IoB looks...

How to ensure IoT success by answering three key questions 

AT&T Europe’s John Vladimir Slamecka argues that IoT doesn’t have to be difficult – in fact it can be conquered relatively easily with support...