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Smart Friends: German Partnership for Smart Home Products

Smart Friends: German Partnership for Smart Home Products

Smart loudspeakers and voice command systems, like Amazon Alexa or Google Home, drive the growth of smart home products. But the systems do not always integrate too well with smart home products from other manufacturers.

Lifx: Smart Light Sustainable

Lifx: Smart Light Sustainable

The LIFX A60 LED light can transform living areas with vibrant colors and automation – Smart Light Sustainable. Users can set moods for movie nights or dinner parties, taking homes from bold colors to cool pastels at the tap of a button.

Device Security: Race to the Edge

Device Security: Race to the Edge

Analytics services are moving to the edge but ensuring the physical security of edge devices can be a real headache. Device Security providers often take very different approaches to securing the edge, and finding the right strategy for enterprises and organizations will vary by IoT business case, not to mention risk management.

IoT Platforms: Powering Change

IoT Platforms: Powering Change

Data originates all around us and it lives in many places, too. Gathering it and linking it to analytics, storage, and a huge range of specialized apps is a role now being filled by IoT platforms.

Zigbee Gets a Step Up on Smart Home Interoperability

Zigbee Gets a Step Up on Smart Home Interoperability

The Zigbee Alliance recently announced an initiative to make smart home and IoT products easier to develop, deploy, and sell across ecosystems. The “All Hubs Initiative” hopes to give Zigbee lead in smart home interoperability.

Autonomous Vehicle: Fedex Joins the Same-Day Delivery Fray

Autonomous Vehicle: Fedex Joins the Same-Day Delivery Fray

FedEx has unveiled a prototype of its SameDay Bot, an autonomous vehicle for delivery designed to get smaller deliveries from retailers to nearby customers.

HERE and Amazon Alexa bring Voice-first Navigation to Cars

HERE and Amazon Alexa bring Voice-first Navigation to Cars

HERE Technologies announced a collaboration with Amazon that will see the companies integrate Amazon Alexa and HERE navigation and location services. The combination of the voice-first interactions through Alexa with the in car navigation solution makes it easy for automakers to deliver an intuitive experience for users inside and outside the car.

Amazon Web Services Announces AWS RoboMaker

Amazon Web Services Announces AWS RoboMaker

Amazon Web Services, Inc. announced the availability of AWS RoboMaker, a new service that makes it easy for developers to develop, test, and deploy robotics applications, as well as build intelligent robotics functions using cloud services.

Omnipresent Amazon: Shopping Unlimited

Omnipresent Amazon: Shopping Unlimited

Amazon’s consumer platforms Alexa, Dash Replenishment Service, and Fire TV are all destined to become part of the devices the commerce behemoth sells. The company is deploying the same strategy with all three and is using other tactics to get companies young and old aboard. The goal: being available everywhere.

Robot 2020: Join the Conversation

Robot 2020: Join the Conversation

Robots have hands and feet, arms and legs, a torso of some sort or another, and a kind of head sitting on top, maybe with bulging, fly-like faceted eyes, or camera lenses that stare back at its human master. If that’s what you think robots of the future will look like, think again. Chances are robots in 2020
and beyond will look more like a can of sardines.