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Oculus Rift for Business announced

In a long-awaited move, VR trailblazers Oculus have announced a professional Rift bundle created with business needs in mind.  OC4, the company’s fourth Oculus Connect...

IoT gets tops scores from sports teams worldwide

The sporting world is a growing market for IoT technologies, as teams and sports organizations increasingly seek to benefit from the opportunities generated by...

Lone workers: Protected by the IoT, thanks to senior citizens

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Peter Marsden, managing director of Doro UK & Ireland, explains how technology originally developed for elderly...

Inmarsat digs into prospect of Internet of Mining Things

The health and safety of staff in hazardous environments stands to be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the mining industry’s move towards automation...

Samsung debuts wearable tech for health and safety

Samsung has launched several B2B solutions at Mobile World Congress Americas targeting health and safety to protect people at work and at home. Samsung has...

Bank of America, FitPay partner to speed up wearable payments

Bank of America and contactless payment platform provider FitPay have agreed to extend wearables payment services to the bank's customers. The collaboration between Bank of America and...

Healthcare applications to drive wearable device boom

As many as 430 million wearable devices will be shipped annually by 2022, a report from market intelligence company Tractica. In its Wearable Device Market...

US health insurer Aetna considers Apple Watch partnership

American healthcare insurance provider Aetna is considering a partnership with Apple regarding the Apple Watch, according to reports. The news was broken by US media...

IoB Insiders: Time to contemplate the end of the smartphone?

IoB Insiders Rob Bamforth, analyst at Quocirca, asks: Is it time to contemplate the end of the smartphone era and if so, what will its replacement...

Laboratory-based IoT: is connectivity new in the realm of science?

The Internet of Things is broadly defined as “the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send...

Tata Comms: Airlines on digital transformation journey as IoT takes flight

The sky's the limit when it comes to the opportunities that the IoT offers airlines – but ensuring a smooth take-off for these technologies...

Harlequins expands use of wearables to improve player performance

London-based Premiership rugby union side Harlequins has expanded its partnership with sports technology company Catapult Sports to better track and improve player performance. The club...