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Connected Car Audio: IoT sound experience

Connected Car Audio: IoT sound experience

Samsung has acquired audio and auto product maker Harman for $8 billion (€7.5) in its biggest deal in its 68-year history, signaling the Koreas multinational’s aim to become a major player in the car market.

IoT markets: Sigfox to expand to eastern europe

IoT markets: Sigfox to expand to eastern europe

Sigfox, France’s leading IoT connectivity provider, has reached an agreement with Czech-based SimpleCell Networks to introduce the Sigfox network in Slovakia and Estonia with the help of Connected Finland.

IoT Smart Buildings: Fairhair and ZigBee

IoT Smart Buildings: Fairhair and ZigBee

Fairhair, an Alliance of lighting, building automation and IT companies that aims to facilitate the use of IPv6 for IoT, is collaborating with ZigBee.

SaaS: Seebo and Autodesk

SaaS: Seebo and Autodesk

Seebo is offering its customers a way to link directly to Autodesk Forge cloud-based software in order to create smart products faster and more efficiently.

SAP: HANA Cloud IoT Platform service

SAP: HANA Cloud IoT Platform service

The SAP HANA Cloud Platform IoT service is supposed to help customers achieve fast time to value and enable them to develop IoT solutions efficiently.

IoT Technology: Malibus connected cup orders drinks for you

IoT Technology: Malibus connected cup orders drinks for you

Thanks to IoT, your cup will never run dry. Malibu has created ‘Coco-nect’ cups that send signals to bar staff every time a fresh drink is required.

UI Labs: London and Chicago seek common ground on Smart Cities

UI Labs: London and Chicago seek common ground on Smart Cities

Most major metropolises are investing in Smart City solutions, looking for better efficiencies and citizen services.

Law: Lawyers worry about self driving cars

Law: Lawyers worry about self driving cars

In the case of an accident, who’s the legally responsible ‘driver’ in a driver-less car? This question is increasingly being asked by legal professionals and regulators.

Smart Energy Harvesting: Tapping the energy the environment

Smart Energy Harvesting: Tapping the energy the environment

EnOcean has announced that it will switch its brand name to “Dolphin – Self-powered IoT by EnOcean”. Dolphin uses Energy Harvesting to draw power from the environment and offer autonomous wireless services.

Drones and IoT: IFS Labs

Drones and IoT: IFS Labs

IFS Labs just showcased their vision of tiny flying machines overseeing the health of bridges, power lines and building from a bird’s-eye perspective.