IoT weekly round-up

By Jen Clark on January 11, 2018

IoT weekly round-up: 11th January 2018

Happy New Year! Welcome to this year’s first instalment of the IoT weekly round-up. It’s January, so naturally our crew are scoping out the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2018) for the juiciest new developments in connected gadgetry goodness. Read on for some of the highlights so far. Highlights from CES 2018 Automotive is the name […]

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By Jen Clark on December 8, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 7th December 2017

It’s been a little turbulent for all things internet and IoT-related this week. Fake feedback comments may delay the net neutrality vote, Volocopter aims to launch its flying taxis by 2020 and there’s a new service to help predict an impending Bitcoin crash. Read on for the latest from the connected world. Bitcoin Bubble Burst […]

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By Jen Clark on December 1, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 30th November 2017

This week, self-driving car Waymo racks up 4 million miles on the road, and Shopify has a new app to track your packages in real time. Self-driving Waymo passes the 4 million mile mark Waymo, formerly Google’s self-driving car project, now has 4 million self-driven miles to its credit. The distance, which would take a […]

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By Jen Clark on November 23, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 23rd November 2017

This week, Ajit Pai announces a plan to overturn existing net neutrality regulations, a new augmented reality app lets you interact with elephants and other endangered species through augmented reality, and a new report projects super soaring revenue for the Internet of Industrial Things. Internet of Elephants game teaches about endangered species with AR Anyone […]

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By Jen Clark on November 2, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 2nd November 2017

The profound meets the profane in this week’s IoT round-up, where the news is, frankly, a tad eclectic. First, we saw a humanoid robot granted citizenship. Then Audible announced a new feature that lets you skip to the good bits in steamy romance novels. And finally, there’s a collaborative, storytelling venture afoot, exploring Mary Shelley’s […]

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By Jen Clark on October 26, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 26th October 2017

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up. This week, LinkedIn’s smart reply function keeps the conversation flowing, a table-tennis-playing robot can teach humans to up their game, and The Weather Company teams up with TripAdvisor to make weather-based activity recommendations for travelers. Forpheus is a table tennis playing robot Omrom have unveiled their latest incarnation of […]

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By Jen Clark on October 12, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 12th October 2017

Welcome to the weekly IoT round-up! This week, we get a sneak peek at the new Star Wars VR experience (coming soon to Disney Parks), and there’s good news for autonomous vehicles as California DMV rules to allow testing of driverless vehicles. Read on for the latest. Science and Star Wars: real-world droids IBM’s thought […]

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By Jen Clark on October 5, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 5th October 2017

This week, the announcements came thick and fast from Google and Amazon. Google Clips and a talking fish that can connect to Alexa make headlines, Snap is launching an augmented reality art platform, and at IBM we’ve been busy at the Genius of Things event in Boston. Read on for the latest news from the […]

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By Jen Clark on September 22, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 21st September 2017

This week, the connected world brings artificial intelligence and augmented reality to medicine, robots have a go at music making and Matternet’s autonomous drones ditch their human minders and successfully refuel themselves. Read on for the latest. Autonomous Matternet drones are self-fueling and loading Autonomous drone delivery service Matternet has developed an automated base station where […]

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By Jen Clark on September 14, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 14th September 2017

It’s all about Apple this week, as the unveiling of the iPhone X and Apple Watch 3 are greeted with mixed reactions. In other news, we’ve been putting in a showing at Frankfurt’s international motor show (IAA), where autonomous tech and cars that combine transport, PA capabilities, entertainment systems and retail hubs in one are […]

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By Jen Clark on August 17, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 17th August 2017

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up – your link to the latest from the connected world. This week, customers in Canada and the U.S. can use Google Home to make phone calls, Microsoft’s been testing autonomous gliders, and machine learning could help unearth new species of plant life from among centuries of unclassified data. Google […]

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By Jen Clark on August 10, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 10th August 2017

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up. This week, we’re patting ourselves on the back as the Watson IoT blog pockets Platinum and Gold dotCOMM awards. In other news, there are new connected devices for plant and bee-lovers, and lost-item-tracker company Tile unveils a new line of products with better range. Watson IoT blog wins big […]

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