Tolga Latif

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How to build a successful IoT startup

Berg, a pioneer in design and user experience in the Internet of Things, closed down. The company received considerable media attention when it …

Startups

ARM & M2M – everything you need to know

You have probably heard of the term the “Internet of Things” or IoT. However you may not have heard of M2M, or Machine to Machine. The two domains are very closely linked. If IoT is the overall idea, the paradigm, then M2M is the plumbing, the glue that holds it all together. ARM is probably …

littleBits Smart Home Kit Review

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show was largely dominated by home automation and the Internet of Things, a concept in which virtually every aspect …

From IoT Embedded Systems to Software Ecosystems | Iot-Inc

Episode 6<p>In broad strokes, the software required for an IoT deployment can be grouped into four classes: embedded software for sensors and gateways, …

Internet of Things will add $14 trillion to the global economy by 2030: Accenture

Mature economies have the potential to experience significant GDP gains over the next 15 years as the Internet of Things adds $14.2 trillion to the …

IoT: Top 5 predictions for 2015

With the Internet of Things (IoT) branded has the most over-hyped technology in development today, it may come has no surprise that estimates for the …

Nocookies

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Samsung’s $100 Million Internet of Things Bet Is Even Crazier Than You Think

The company dreams of making all our devices and appliances live in harmony. Even with a humongous bankroll it won’t be easy.<p>When you think of impossible dreams, Samsung probably doesn’t come to mind.<p>While the South Korean tech giant is a capable creator of mobile devices, computing components, …

Luna smart mattress cover takes Internet of Things to bed

There's nothing like slipping into bed on a cold night when your electric blanket has been hard at work, but warming up the linen to create that …

Home Automation

Macy's tests location-specific store discounts using Apple's iBeacon (video)

The Bluetooth-based iBeacon feature in iOS 7 is theoretically ideal for retailers -- they can offer location-sensitive deals without having to track shoppers using GPS. We're about to find out how well it works in practice, as Macy's has just started testing Shopkick's iBeacon-derived ShopBeacon …

Chrome packaged apps power up, snag enhanced iTunes and Bluetooth 4.0 capabilities

Who needs Windows? Soon, you'll be able to use Chrome-based standalone apps to communicate with a Fitbit, sort through an iTunes music library, and pay for in-app purchases via Google Wallet. Google recently announced a slew of updates and additions to the APIs (application programming interfaces) …

Spectrum Database

The rapid growth of connected devices around the world has dramatically increased demand for wireless spectrum. Google is working with industry and …

Need spectrum? FCC plans TV incentive auction for 2014

The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission plans to share his thinking around how the agency will conduct an auction that would take …

ZigBee wireless operates like a location system

Like those technologies, ZigBee defines a short-range wireless networking capability that spans relevant layers of the OSI 7-layer network …

Blog

What I learned from researching almost every single smart watch that has been rumored or announced

Smart watches! I sure hope you like them, because literally everyone is developing one. And yet, given the vanishingly small proportion of watches that are “smart,” clearly, something is holding them back. Here are the trends that jumped out when I undertook a more or less comprehensive catalog of …

More Goodness For Bluetooth Developers On Ios 7 | Bluetooth Technology Website

Another developer event has come and gone. This time it was Apple’s WWDC. Apple was the first to support Bluetooth Smart Ready and give developers a …

Bluetooth Smart Diceyes Dice | Bluetooth Technology Website

So that isn’t exactly the main purpose. These physical dice communicate, via Bluetoothtechnology, to a mobile device so you can interact with your …

Lost-and-Found Bluetooth Accessory 'Tile' Passes $1 Million in Pre-Orders

Tile is a Bluetooth Low Energy device that connects to the iPhone to assist users in finding lost items like keys, wallets, computers and more. The company is offering Tiles for $19 each via a Kickstarter-like preordering process.<p>The company has more than 18,500 backers and just passed $1 million …

Withings Pulse review: Tiny wireless pedometer with heart - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Withings Pulse</b> packs a pedometer, heart rate monitor, and sleep tracker into a tiny little black slab that syncs wirelessly with Android devices and iPhones. It also supports lots of connected apps.<p><b>The Bad</b> Can't read screen in direct sunlight; no Windows or Mac syncing; not …

Wearable Tech

Kremlin security agency to buy typewriters 'to avoid leaks'

<b>Russia's agency responsible for the Kremlin security is buying typewriters - a move reportedly prompted by recent leaks by WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden.</b><p>A 486,540-rouble (£9,860) order for electric typewriters has been placed by the FSO agency on the state procurement website.<p>The FSO has not …

This bridge could tell you when it’s about to fail thanks to Weightless technology

A design team in the U.K. has showed off a model of a bridge that uses a box roughly the size of a pack of cigarettes (pictured) and a series of …

Logitech's Harmony Link transforms your iOS device or Android phone into a universal remote (video)

Logitech isn't exactly a stranger to universal remotes, and if you've been yearning for an Android or iOS aimed solution from the Swiss company, its new $100 Harmony Link should have you covered. The Link is a WiFi-enabled infrared puck and app combo, that allows you to control up to eight devices …

Philips to Sell iOS-Controlled LED Light Bulbs Exclusively Through Apple Stores

Philips has announced a new iOS-controlled LED lighting system that can emulate nearly any color, as well as personalize the lighting experience with a wide array of dimmer and scheduling options. The company believes the new bulbs could reinvent "the way we think about and experience light in our …

New Potato's FLPR IR dongle gives your iPhone home automation capabilities

It's hard to say why we've seen a glut of these adapters hit all within the same week, but hey, the more the merrier! North Carolina's own New Potato Technologies (yes, we're serious) has followed up on ThinkFlood and Power A's efforts by introducing an Infrared iPhone / iPod touch dongle of its …

o-synce ANT+remote is a remote control for bike computers

Bike controls like gear shifters and brakes are located within finger's reach, exactly where you want them. Why, then, is it that you have to reach …

WatchDuck - Parallax / Lynx Technology RF Design Contest

Spectrum Sharing Proposal Brings Hope and Progress for Wireless Growth

Not everything the government does further restricts our freedom or raises out taxes. A great example is the president’s recent memo to his …

Wireless