Garmin claims wearables making it money
Published in Wearables


Life after navigation

Garmin is proving that there is life after the nagivation industry by making a bob or two out of wearables, but the outfit has worked that it is not just about flogging the gizmo and hoping.  Instead you have to build a community interested in supporting that wearable.

Atari gets into the Internet of Things
Published in News


There is a pong in the Internet fridge

Legendary games maker Atari is getting into the Internet of Things.

Qualcomm wants to make drones smarter
Published in Wearables


Head IoE-Consumer Electronics talks smart drones

Qualcomm wants to make drones smarter and is using the Snapdragon developer board to make it happen. Fudzilla was shown Qualcomm's proof of concept drones that are capable of knowing and mapping environment.

Intel loses two Senior VPs, the General Managers of IoT and PC groups
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Doug Davis and Kirk Skaugen


We just reported that Aisha Evans, Intel's corporate vice president and general manager of the Communications and Devices Group, is leaving the company. Now, it seems that two other highly-ranked Senior Vice Presidents are leaving as well.

Passive Wi-Fi developed using 10,000 times less power
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Named in "top 10 breakthrough technologies of 2016" by MIT


Recently, a team of computer scientists from the University of Washington have developed an ultra-ultra-low power, extremely energy efficient version of the ubiquitous Wi-Fi transmission technologies that most of us have come to welcomingly embrace over the past decade and a half. Dubbed “Passive Wi-Fi,” the new standard consumes nearly 10,000 times less power than current Wi-Fi components and triples battery life on a wide range low bit-rate devices at home and in the workplace.

MediaTek and Orange team up on IoT
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IoT Booster Programme

MediaTek and Orange announced a new collaboration to market IoT tailored offerings embedding ready-to-use cellular connectivity to address the growing industrial demand for connected objects.

IoT industry leaders announce open source standard group
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Aims to accelerate Internet of Things to a single open standard

On Friday, a group of industry leaders making headway in the Internet of Things (IoT) market announced a cross-industry collaboration effort aimed at unlocking the massive opportunities for consumers and business with IoT devices, and ultimately a way to quickly get everyone to adopting a single open standard.

Intel to highlight “path to 5G LTE” at MWC 2016
Published in Mobiles


New software technique gives IoT devices an extra 20dB signal range

This week on stage at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, chip giant Intel will focus its efforts on announcing new developments in the realm of fifth-generation (5G) LTE networks. The focus comes just days after the company showed the results of a low-power wide area (LPWA) field test for IoT devices in collaboration with Orange S.A (formerly France Télécom S.A) and Ericsson.

Samsung thinks BoTs are hot for the IoT
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Internet of Things will need a large BoT

Samsung has been thinking laterally about the Internet of Things and has decided to invest shedloads in batteries.

Wearable computer maker’s 2016 predictions
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APX Labs’ oracles for the year

The developer of the Skylight platform for enterprise wearable technology has released its 2016 Predictions: What's Next in Wearable Technology report which it claims are based on data collected from the State of Enterprise Wearables survey.