Tag: Connected Devices

Meet Some of the Women Building Comcast’s Next-Generation IoT Experiences

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    By Ashley Reed, Human Resources for the Digital Home Team at Comcast Cable     For Internet of Things engineers, there’s a lot to be excited about these days, but one thing that’s been particularly inspiring to me – as a woman who is continuously on the lookout for talented software engineers – is… Read more »

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Internet of Things in Retail: What’s in it for Retailers

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Internet of Things is transforming and revolutionizing every aspect of our lives. Be it leisure, business, retail or healthcare, almost every industry is settling to adopt new technologies and IoT is no exception. According to McKinsey an estimated of 20 to 30 billion connected devices will be available by 2020 with a total worth of… Read more »

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PARC secures federal funding to develop peel-and-stick sensors

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PARC, the research and development arm of Xerox, announced on Tuesday that it has secured part of $19 million in federal funding from the Energy Department to develop peel-and-stick sensors for homes, businesses, and other buildings. The peel-and-stick sensors will be able to detect air quality, temperature, humidity, occupancy, and more, according to PARC. Instead… Read more »

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Do fitness wearables need an affordability upgrade?

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According to a recent Gartner survey, almost a third of fitness tracker or smartwatch owners end up ditching them. The survey studied about 9,000 users from the U.S., Australia and the U.K. Reasons for the dropped tech use vary from wearables breaking, to just becoming bored of them. “Dropout from device usage is a serious… Read more »

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Using IoT to help farmers to protect livestock from fires

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An increasing number of farm fires are being caused by electrical arc faults, a high-power discharge of electricity between two or more conductors. Nare IoT Labs, a South Korean startup, has developed a cost effective solution to prevent and warn farmers of any faults, before the fire starts. The system, called “Prevention System for Electrical… Read more »

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