IoT in Retail

IoT in Retail

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...

Amazon Prime Air exploring drone delivery by parachute

Global e-commerce company Amazon has been granted a patent that will allow it to deliver packages into consumer's homes via parachute, according to CNN. The...

Bamboo Technology launches M2M network for customers

Managed services company Bamboo Technology, based in Cheltenham, has just launched a machine-to-machine (M2M) network for its customers after a successful trial phase. The company's M2M...

Retail: IoT technologies with a romantic twist

Struggling for ideas this Valentine’s Day? All sorts of IoT devices are being connected to the Internet and, from the cheesy to the corporate,...

Honeywell and Intel form partnership to enhance retail sector with IoT

Industrial giant Honeywell and semiconductor company Intel have formed a partnership to develop new retail products to enhance logistics, improve inventory visibility and drive supply chain efficiency....

Online-only retailer Ocado trials robotic arm to speed up orders

British online-only supermarket, Ocado, is trialing the use of robotic arms in its automated warehouses for the picking and packing of shopping orders. The retailer...