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Smart city of Aarhus uses Bluetooth sensors to improve traffic flows

Aarhus, Denmark's second largest city, is using Bluetooth sensors to gain better insights on congestion and to optimize traffic light signals. Aarhus is a city...

Future of IoT will be ‘smart dust’, says Cambridge Consultants

When it comes to deciding whether to add connectivity to a ‘thing’ – a device, a product, or even its packaging – cost is...

Tryst proposes solar energy as battery replacement for IoT devices

Dutch battery and energy storage start-up, Tryst Energy, has developed a product to power internet-connected devices through solar energy. The product is known as Light Energy....

Birmingham Airport uses IoT to monitor queues and keep passengers happy

The UK's Birmingham Airport has implemented a solution to accurately measure queues and predict waiting times, following its busiest year to date. The airport saw...

India brings IoT to shoppers in one of world’s largest slums

Mumbai's Dharavi - one of the largest slums in the world - has used Internet of Things (IoT) technology to connect shops and improve...

Bluetooth 5 launches with emphasis on IoT

Bluetooth 5 promises higher speeds, bigger capacity, longer range The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has given the go-ahead to Bluetooth 5 which should see...

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...

Bluetooth 5 will offer big benefits for the IoT

The next version of Bluetooth (Bluetooth 5) will offer a whole host of improvements, including increased range, speed and broadcast messaging capacity. And this...

Bluetooth and ZigBee to dominate wireless IoT connectivity

IoT devices will account for 28 percent of the wireless connectivity chip market by 2021, according to a new report. Analyst firm ABI Research said...

Telit continues IoT expansion with Bluetooth acquisition

IoT company Telit Communications has announced the purchase of Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart assets from Stollmann Entwicklungs und Vertriebs Gmbh. The acquisition will see...

Bluetooth to get more power, range and speed for IoT devices

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has released its 2016 technology roadmap which details planned improvements for using the communication protocol on IoT devices. The...