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Samsung patents smart AR contact lens

Samsung has been awarded a patent for a 'smart' contact lens. The Korean patent includes mention of Augmented Reality (AR) and the control methods...

Google Targets IoT Software – And Maybe More – With New...

Things are looking Fuchsia for Google these days. Fuchsia -  a vivid, purplish red color - is the name of the newly announced operating...

iPhone maker Hon Hai turns attention to the Internet of Things

Hon Hai, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is reportedly looking to jump into the nascent IoT market. Hon Hai’s chairman, Terry Gou, told Taipei Times...

AT&T, Ericsson & Intel see IoT potential in connected world

The head honchos of AT&T, Ericsson and Intel talked up the future of the connected world, and IoT, at MWC today. BARCELONA, SPAIN – The future...

Pfizer, IBM team up on wearables to treat Parkinson’s disease

Tech and pharma firms to use wearables for tracking and treating neurodegenerative disorders and other diseases IBM and partnered with Pfizer to develop wearable technologies...

Accenture makes industrial IoT play with Cimation acquisition

Accenture has been on an acquisition spree this year, with the latest being into the industrial IoT space with its purchase of IoT consulting...

Atlanta City launches smart cities initiative for cleaner living

The City of Atlanta is working on a significant smart cities initiative which will include pilot projects across a number of sectors. Atlanta’s city...

40,000 NFC-connected Malibu bottles are heading to Tesco stores

Rum drinks maker Malibu is taking thousands of NFC tagged bottles into Tesco retail stores, in a bid to drive closer engagement with its...

Automated ‘smart building mashups’ on the way

Our perception of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will be clarified once we understand what an electronically enriched and intelligently automated building is...

BlackBerry announces IoT tracking system for truckers

BlackBerry, which was once one of the world’s largest mobile phone makers, is now looking towards a future in the IoT market with a...

German firm Graphmasters leverages Splunk and IoT for smarter travel

German navigation provider Graphmasters says that it is using Splunk Enterprise’s IoT capabilities to provide better, faster and traffic-free routes for its customers. Announcing the...

The Nest and Dropcam slanging match is getting out of hand

Two years on from Google-owned Nest’s acquisition of IoT start up Dropcam, details have emerged that suggest the whole episode has been an unmitigated...