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Global Smartwatch Market Revenue up 20%

Global Smartwatch Market Revenue up 20%

The global smartwatch market posted a healthy 20% revenue growth in H1 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic and shipments remaining flat compared to the same period last year, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s IoT service.

User data: EU opens to investigate Google’s acquisition of Fitbit

User data: EU opens to investigate Google’s acquisition of Fitbit

The European Commission (EC) has launched a full-scale probe of a planned Google purchase of Fitbit, saying that the move raised serious concerns over control of user data.

Small Tracker: Apple Enters the Market

Small Tracker: Apple Enters the Market

Apple is apparently set to enter the market for small trackers with Bluetooth connectivity that can be placed on everyday items like keys, wallets, and purses, that allow you to locate such items using your iPhone.

Amazon, Apple, Google, and Zigbee Alliance cooperate for Smart Home Devices Connectivity

Amazon, Apple, Google, and Zigbee Alliance cooperate for Smart Home Devices Connectivity

Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance joined to form a working group. To increase the compatibility among smart home devices, they plan to develop a new, royalty-free connectivity standard that also aims at increasing security.

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.

Navigation: Apple Is Rebuilding Maps

Navigation: Apple Is Rebuilding Maps

Apple is vowing to remake its Maps feature from the ground up, hoping to catch up with navigation market leader Google in the near future.

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.

IoT Interface Design: The Voices of…

IoT Interface Design: The Voices of…

Voice is the next big platform and it may very well deliver the smart home hub everyone is waiting for. How does this new interface model fit in with the rest of the digital world? And what does the voice market look like today?

Smart Home IoT: Vulnerabilities in the iOS Homekit

Smart Home IoT: Vulnerabilities in the iOS Homekit

When Apple released the Update 11.2.1 for their iOS last Wednesday, the notes on the update had a important message.

IoT Hardware: Apple’s new voice the HomePod

IoT Hardware: Apple’s new voice the HomePod

In order to provide the best possible quality for Siri’s voices across all platforms, computer scientists at Apple are now taking a step forward to utilize deep learning in an on-device hybrid unit selection system.