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UK students develop drone traffic management system

One of the biggest challenges facing commercial drone applications such as delivery is the lack of a traffic management system to monitor their movements....

Start-up of the month: Waylay – connecting IoT to business processes

Internet of Business spends five minutes with Waylay co-founder and CEO, Piet Vandaele, discussing the need for an "orchestration" platform that enables the integration...

MIT start-up mPath reads consumer emotions and impulses

The MIT Media Lab has been the birthplace of many forward-looking technologies. Start-up mPath is taking one of them forward and developing wearables that...

Wearables: Look for compelling use cases, not empty wrists

IoB Insiders - Rob Bamforth, analyst at Quocirca, discusses the challenges facing the wearables market, and why he believes devices with a strong use-case story...

Salesforce: The connected customer is changing manufacturing

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Gavin Mee, senior vice president and head of UK at Salesforce, explains why the voice of the...

Ocado trials driverless CargoPod for last-mile grocery deliveries

Online grocery retailer Ocado has announced that its Ocado Technology unit has conducted a “very successful” driverless deliveries trial on the streets of the...

Amazon patents inner-city drone delivery towers

Online retailer turned technology giant Amazon has applied for a patent for a multi-level fulfillment center to support its drone delivery business. The patent, published...

JD.com launches robot delivery in China

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has taken a big step towards logistics automation, introducing a robot delivery service at several universities around the country.  The prospect...

Zebra CTO: Rethinking innovation in the age of IoT

It’s time for business leaders to rethink false assumptions about innovation, says Zebra Technologies CTO Tom Bianculli, in an exclusive article for Internet of Business.  How...

Opengear CTO: Smart retailers keep their IoT networking options open

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Marcio Saito, chief technology officer at infrastructure management specialist Opengear, advocates a mix of centralized and...

The eyes (and the AI) have it

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Katie McCann, vice president of product and engineering at Prism Skylabs, discusses how the combination of...

Feeling the chill: Bringing IoT to cold chain logistics in retail

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Dermot O’Connell, vice president of OEM and IoT solutions for Dell EMC EMEA, discusses how IoT...