IoT in Retail

IoT in Retail

Shoppermotion uses “previously unavailable” IoT data to transform retail

Real-time mapping technology provider Shoppermotion is using big data company Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub to power its IoT tool for retailers. The Spanish company, which helps brands...

Freshub’s recipe for data in the smart kitchen

As real-world smart kitchens start to emerge, smarter data management will be needed to keep tech-savvy cooks in fresh ingredients. Israel-headquartered Freshub describes itself as a smart kitchen commerce...

Online-only retailers win on tech adoption, says ASOS/Wiggle chairman

Internet of Business caught up with Brian McBride, chairman of ASOS and Wiggle and keynote speaker at this week's Internet of Retail conference in...

Morrisons uses artificial intelligence to stock its stores and drive sales

UK supermarket Morrisons is using artificial intelligence from predictive applications company Blue Yonder to replenish stock in its stores. In a bid to drive efficiency...

Retailers, it’s time to smash your traditional e-commerce platform

IoB Insiders Retail consultant Nick Lansley tells retailers that it's time to smash up traditional e-commerce platforms in favor of loosely coupled micro-services. The story...

Retail IoT deployment to take off in 2018, says JDA/PwC report

Widespread deployment of IoT technology in the retail sector will not happen until next year, according to leading retail and supply chain software vendor, JDA. Software...

Comcast completes Icontrol deal, outlines roadmap

Comcast Cable Communications, the cable television division of global media and telecoms company Comcast, has acquired smart home platform provider Icontrol Networks' Converge IoT...

The mainstream connected home remains distant dream, says Gartner

The connected home is still the realm of early adopters only, according to new research from industry analysts at Gartner. In a survey of 10,000 online...

Seven out of ten retailers plan IoT investments, says Zebra

Zebra Technologies has released its 2017 Retail Vision Study, looking at IoT investment in the world of retail. Seven out of ten retail decision-makers are...

Sophos unveils Android Things and Windows 10 IoT device management capabilities

Security software and hardware company Sophos has added a feature to its latest mobility management product Mobile 7 that will enable organizations to manage...

IoT teddy bears leak more than 2 million recordings between parents...

Internet-connected teddy bears manufactured by toy maker Spiral Toys have leaked the email addresses and password details of more than 800,000 customers online. The leak,...

IoB Insiders: What jobs do we want IoT to do?

IoB Insiders Tom Rebbeck, an analyst with Analysys Mason, tests current consumer Internet of Things (IoT) technologies against the theory of 'jobs to be done', to highlight...