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The ‘Internet of Things’ Will Change Everything

This so-called “Internet of Things” (IoT) would make possible all manner of transformative technologies, from digital sensors that allow crops to report when they...

Panasonic creates smart factory

Ionics EMS, a precision manufacturer of printed circuit boards for internet of things devices, said it has chosen Panasonic’s smart factory solution to boost...

Microsoft partners with Amazon for smart home

The software giant is partnering with Amazon to integrate Cortana with Amazon Echo, the retail giant’s smart home device. ortana is strong in workplace-related...

The IoT Will Influence the Bathroom of the Future

The era of the modern smart building is here to stay. Most of us already have smartphones and other smart devices like watches or...

Elevators exemplify internet of things value

The internet of things can do three things for you, Mike Krell, head of internet of things strategy for market intelligence firm James Brehm...

‘Smart’ comes to the humble radiator valve

Smart home start-up Netatmo has launched the latest must-have addition to the smart home – an IoT-enabled radiator valve. The product, according to its maker,...

How robots could bridge the elder-care gap

Despite innovations that make it easier for seniors to keep living on their own rather than moving into special facilities, most elderly people eventually...

The key role of smart lighting in building a smart city

Coming with a clear path to return on investment and capable of serving to support broader smart city and internet of things ambitions, smart...

Teleoperating robots with virtual reality

Many manufacturing jobs require a physical presence to operate machinery. But what if such jobs could be done remotely? This week researchers from MIT...

A solar cell you can put in the wash

Scientists have developed a new type of ultra-thin photovoltaic device, coated on both sides with stretchable and waterproof films, which can continue to provide electricity...