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Visa Europe: In Internet of Payments, convenience and security will rule

Internet of Business talks payments with Jonathan Vaux, executive director of engagement at the Visa Innovation Center London. In February this year, Visa announced the...

Tobii Pro combines eye tracking with VR to understand human behaviour

Stockholm-based Tobii Pro is a world leader in eye-tracking technology, with its products and services used by businesses and academic institutions around the world....

Sweat-sensing wearable startup Kenzen raises $5m from investors

Kenzen is developing a health monitoring wearable and has already received attention and strategic investment from a number of interested parties.  San Francisco-based health-tech start-up Kenzen has successfully raised...

Intel hopes IoT-enabled cricket bat will be a hit for six

A smart cricket bat will help players and their coaches assess performance at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, which gets underway this week. Cricketers at...

VitalConnect raises $33 million for its remote patient monitoring tech

VitalConnect, a San Francisco-based company that develops wearable sensors for the healthcare industry, has raised $33 million in its latest investment round. The company’s Series...

Ulster University rolls out Sigfox-based IoT network

Northern Ireland’s Ulster University has become the first British educational institution to sign up to and roll out IoT networking technology Sigfox. The university was looking...

Tictrac and Munich Re launch Wellgage for insurance partners worldwide

London-based health tech company Tictrac has joined forces with insurance company Munich Re to launch Wellgage, an intuitive health engagement platform that could have...

More than two-thirds of consumers are concerned about IoT device security

More than two-thirds (69 percent) of US and UK consumers are concerned about the security of their personal data with Internet of Things (IoT)...

Digital tech keeps Brits fighting fit, says TCS

Digital technology is keeping Britain fit, according to a survey by IT consultancy Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). TCS, two-time sponsors of the London Marathon, which...

Verily announces smartwatch to transform clinical research

Verily, the life sciences unit of Google parent company Alphabet, has announced a smartwatch aimed at transforming care platforms and clinical research. The Study Watch,...

Facebook brings augmented reality to its 2 billion users

Social networking company Facebook has launched an augmented reality (AR) platform which will allow developers to generate custom filters and effects for the camera...

Purdue researcher develops technology powered by body heat

Kazuaki Yazawa, a research associate professor at Purdue University, Indiana, has developed technology that can be woven into a specially designed fabric, harnessing human...