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Submarines with IoT: Internet of Underwater Things

Submarines with IoT: Internet of Underwater Things

Marine archeologists at Archeosub, an Italian have developed an new type of submarine, the “Archeosub”, have embarked on a new project to build a new generation of robotic submarines, or autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), for marine archaeologists.

IoT Security: SmartTV and Ransomware

IoT Security: SmartTV and Ransomware

Coming soon to a TV near you: ransomware! Darren Cauthon, a software programmer from Olath (KS), recently described on Twitter how malware can affect consumer electronic devices like TV sets.

Smart Home Amazon Echo: Criminal Justice

Smart Home Amazon Echo: Criminal Justice

Amazon’s Echo is a home device that uses a a cloud-service to assist its owner in playing music, for home automatization and for answering all kinds of questions through it’s voice assistant “Alexa” – basically. But it could also help solve murders.

Wearbles VR: Facbook gets into Eytracking

Wearbles VR: Facbook gets into Eytracking

Facebook has acquired The Eye Tribe, maker of the world’s most affordable eyetracker. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed the acquisition but declined to cite the terms of the deal.

Nokia, Vodafone and Telit: NarrowBand and IoT technology

Nokia, Vodafone and Telit: NarrowBand and IoT technology

Nokia has deployed a fully integrated NB-IoT system at Vodafone’s ‘Open Lab’ in Dusseldorf, Germany using its radio access network and elements from its Cloud Packet Core solution.

IoT Connected Devices: Android Things and Weave

IoT Connected Devices: Android Things and Weave

Google just launched the new Things developer platform, which combines multiple layers of Android and Google tools. Among them are Google Cloud Platform, Android Studio and Android’s former IoT operating system Brillo.

Research in IoT Technology: Remote Kisses

Research in IoT Technology: Remote Kisses

Want to kiss your loved ones even when you are far from home? Researchers at City University London have a device called „Kissenger“ that can be plugged to an iPhone.

Microsoft: Connected Car and Maps

Microsoft: Connected Car and Maps

Microsoft has joined web mapping companies TomTom, HERE, and the geographic information system provider Esri as part of its ambitious plan to become a leading supplier in the autonomous and connected car market.

Smart Events: IoT Tech Expo Global London

Smart Events: IoT Tech Expo Global London

The 2nd annual Internet of Things (IoT) Tech Expo Event is taking Place in London’s Olympia in January 2017.

Though the concept car can’t drive, it showcases many innovations that can be expected from different manufacturers in the near future.

CES 2017: Connected Car

At their CES-Booth, Bosch demonstrated a future car that includes a broad range of innovations, including face recognition and intelligent personalization through a Driver Monitor Camera.