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Microsoft invests 5 billion in the Internet of Things

Microsoft invests 5 billion in the Internet of Things

Microsoft just announced that they will invest $5 billion in the Internet of Things over the next four years. The company claims that it wants to give every customer the ability to transform their businesses with connected solutions.

Johnson Controls: Surveillance Video as a Service

Johnson Controls: Surveillance Video as a Service

Johnson Controls recently announced that it has acquired Smartvue, an IoT and video provider that enables cloud video surveillance and IoT video services . The company said that the addition of the Smartvue cloud-based video platform is designed to enhance Johnson Controls’ offering of an end-to-end, smart cloud based solution that can provide business data and intelligence to customers and add value for partners.

NVIDIA and Arm to Build Deep Learning IoT Chips

NVIDIA and Arm to Build Deep Learning IoT Chips

At the GPU AI & Deep Learing Technology Conference in San Jose, CA., NVIDIA and Arm announced that they are partnering to bring deep learning inferencing to the billions of mobile, consumer electronics and Internet of Things devices that will enter the global marketplace.

Car IoT technology: Prevent Blowouts

Car IoT technology: Prevent Blowouts

Breakdowns due to flat tries may be a thing of the past, thanks Car IoT technology supplied by Continental and mobility provider Vodafone. “ContiConnect”: The new tire monitoring platform they developed is currently being deployed in US, Canada, Malaysia and Thailand.

Fraunhofer Bringing IoT Systems to the Masses

Fraunhofer Bringing IoT Systems to the Masses

creating a network of extremely energy-efficient hardware modules, the German Fraunhofer Society intends to lay the ground for full-coverage IoT systems for the future.

IoT Transportation: NUI Smart Scooter

IoT Transportation: NUI Smart Scooter

In the world of electric vehicles Chinese startup NIU believes that four wheels may be good but two wheels are better. At the 75th anniversary of the Eicma Motorcycle Show in Milan, the company unveiled four smart e-scooters to tempt urbanites over to their eco-friendly vehicles.

IoT Communication: Motorola Sphere Bluetooth speaker with integrated headset

IoT Communication: Motorola Sphere Bluetooth speaker with integrated headset

The Sphere 2-in-1 Bluetooth stereo speaker from Motorola delivers music remotely in full, bright, HD audio through speakers or headphones.

IoT Robotics: Toyota Motor’s third-generation humanoid robot

IoT Robotics: Toyota Motor’s third-generation humanoid robot

oyota Motor has revealed a new robot named T-HR3, which is billed as an evolution of a previous generation of instrument playing humanoid robots which were created to test the precise positioning of joints and replay of preprogrammed movements.

IoT Smart Health: Proteus –  Always remember to take your pill

IoT Smart Health: Proteus – Always remember to take your pill

Abilify is the brand name of a drug used for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. A patient prescribed the pills will also be swallowing an integrated IEM sensor that’s the size of a grain of sand and made from ingredients normally found in food.

IoT Smart Lights:  Crownstones light up your life

IoT Smart Lights: Crownstones light up your life

You can find lots of kits out there that are built to make homes smarter without much installation but Crownstone plugs, developed in the Netherlands, can do a lot more than many competing products by using Bluetooth Low Energy signals.