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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...

Facebook wants to talk to your IoT home tech

Facebook has a new US patent which will allow it to control personal Internet of Things (IoT) devices. With the Internet of Things now starting...

HCL Technologies launches IoT incubator

HCL Technologies has launched its Internet of Things (IoT) Incubation Centre in Redmond, Washington, USA. The company hopes to accelerate enterprise IoT adoption by leveraging...

GE and Caterpillar invest millions in autonomous vehicles start-up

General Electric (GE) and Caterpillar have invested millions in Clearpath Robotics, a Canadian tech start-up that’s looking to develop a range of autonomous vehicles for...

Ingestible IoT sensors could soon help improve your diet

Researchers from Australia have conducted trials using ingestible smart pills to explore the gasses in the stomach and the impact fibre diets have on...

New industry collaboration launched to develop cloud IoT components

A new industry collaboration has been set up among leading Internet of Things (IoT) businesses and experts to help develop interoperable IoT components for...

Smart IoT vest can aid athlete performance and health

Ireland’s Gaelic Athletic Association has begun testing an IoT sensor-packed smart vest to aid the health and performance of Irish hurling players. The organisation is...

Smart buildings start-up Verdigris raises $6.7 million in funding

California-based start-up Verdigris has raised $6.7 million in a latest round of funding, bringing its total funding to $16 million to date. The firm's sensors...

Farmer uses IoT to slash water consumption by three-quarters

An experiment using IoT to reduce water consumption in agriculture has seen a decrease by 75 percent in the water used to grow avocados. The...

North London schoolchildren to use IoT sensors to monitor pollution

Schoolchildren in London will be carrying more than just their books - but now IoT sensors to measure air pollution in the area. Children and...

How IoT is helping Airbus to make better planes – and...

French airplane manufacturer Airbus is harnessing Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to clear a backlog of orders, and to boost its own revenues. Speaking...

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...