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  • UPS Delivers Package By Drone Flown From Truck
    Package delivery by drone may soon become a reality in the U.S. with another successful drone delivery test just completed. UPS teamed up with electric truck and drone company Workhors ...
  • Self-Driving Cars Hardly Just Around The Corner, Says Boston Future Of Transportation Panel
    Fully self-driving vehicles won't be populating public roads in the near future. That was the general takeaway from a panel discussion at the recent Future of Transportation event in Bosto ...
  • Verizon Adds Drone Company To Its IoT Business
    The pursuit to bring the Internet of Things to the sky continues with a new drone-based acquisition from a major network. Verizon just acquired Oregon-based drone management software company Skywar ...
  • Potential Security Threats Found In 178 Million Connected Devices
    Millions of Internet-connected devices may currently be exposed to potential hacking. More than 178 million connected devices and systems in the U.S. are exposed to security vulnerabilities, according to ...
  • 100 Million VR Headsets Projected By 2021
    The world of virtual reality is expected to grow in the coming years, but may experience slower growth in the short term. Although the market for VR headsets is current ...
  • Target, Best Buy Focus On IoT Education For Consumers
    When it comes to connected devices in the home, more than one retailer aims to educate consumers about the Internet of Things in context. Target just re-launched its Open Hou ...
  • Virtual Reality Experiences Move To Desktop; Agency Execs Have Split Views
    Smartphones aren't the only devices needed to enable virtual reality experiences now, with Google bringing 360-degree content to standard Web browsers. The latest version of Google Chrome brings native suppo ...
  • Major Tech Brands Form Alliance For IoT Device Security
    Securing the Internet of Things continues to be top-of-mind for major brands, as another alliance was just formed to tackle IoT security. The IoT Cybersecurity Alliance, which plans to resear ...
  • 19% Cancel Internet-Connected TV Services, 19% To Add Them
    Although many TVs in U.S. households can connect to the Internet, many consumers are not opting to utilize that connectivity. Nearly a quarter (19%) of U.S. households say they ha ...
  • R/GA Picks 10 IoT Startups To Back
    Some IoT startups just got a boost. R/GA just selected 10 IoT startups to receive funding, guidance and access to the agency's roster of clients and services as part ...
  • Cost Drives Traditional TV Viewers To Online Alternatives
    The Internet of Things may be welcoming TVs into the mix as the number of Internet-connected televisions approaches market saturation as consumers ditch TV services for streaming alternatives. Many consume ...
  • Industry Groups Highlight Challenges From Drones
    As pursuits are underway to bring the Internet of Things to the skies, a collaboration between two groups aims to bring security guidance to smart city drone programs. A n ...
  • Consumers Warm To Sharing Smart Device Data
    As more devices become connected in the home, consumers may, for a price, be willing to share some of the data being generated by those devices. While that price m ...
  • 16% Own Wearables, 76% Don't Plan To Buy Any
    The world of wearables leans toward fitness trackers, although overall adoption of both seems to be low in the U.S. By the end of last year, fewer than a quart ...
  • Another Set Of IoT Security Principles Introduced
    The effort to bring better security to the Internet of Things continues, as another alliance has developed its own set of security principles. The Smart Card Alliance recently introduced i ...
  • Industry Groups Tackle Privacy In Connected Cars
    As cars become more connected, two industry groups are aiming to educate consumers about the associated data and privacy practices in a new guide. The guide by the Future ...
  • 51% Would Trade Smart Home Device Data For Cost Savings
    When it comes to smart home devices, consumers seem to be open to sharing control and data if it means saving money. U.S. homeowners are interested in measuring and monitori ...
  • IoT Devices Growing To 46 Billion; Security Breaches Seen
    Recent large-scale IoT-driven cyberattacks may only be the beginning if the security in consumer IoT devices remains unchanged. As the number of connected devices increases, so does the security ri ...
  • HTC Offering $10 Million For VR Content Creation
    Virtual reality content creators just got a boost thanks to a global initiative seeking to fund the development of VR experiences that have a positive impact on the world. T ...
  • Now FCC Stepping In On IoT Regulations
    The U.S. government seems to have its eye on the Internet of Things, as another report on the role of IoT regulation was just issued. The report by the F ...
  • Commerce Dept. Sets Guiding Principles For Internet Of Things
    The government aims to be one of the leading IoT consumers and enable growth. In a new report, the U.S. Department of Commerce outlines a set of principles that wi ...
  • Agency Creates 3 Tiers For Augmented, Virtual Reality
    One agency has developed a structured approach to creating augmented reality and virtual reality experiences for clients and encourages other agencies to adopt the same strategy. The 'VR Content Pyrami ...
  • Agency Execs Tackle AR At MIT Forum
    Augmented reality can ultimately create valuable experiences for consumers, but the current state of the capability also has its limitations. This was the main takeaway from a panel discussion betwe ...
  • NASA Taps Astronauts To Launch Its Own Virtual Reality Experience
    NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida just launched three virtual reality experiences in an effort to appeal to younger demographics and increase general interest in space. The thr ...
  • Google Ends Drone Program
    One of Google's drone-based programs is officially no longer, but the company's pursuit of delivering Internet via unmanned aerial system is far from over. Alphabet's X company recently ended i ...
  • FTC Challenge: $25,000 To Create IoT Security Solution
    A new challenge from the Federal Trade Commission is tapping consumers to solve connected home security vulnerabilities. The IoT Home Inspector Challenge is specifically seeking to address the area ...
  • New Wi-Fi Standard Syncs Home Devices In Real Time
    Wireless connections within the Internet of Things may soon rival the capabilities of wired systems, based on new standards being released by Wi-Fi Alliance. The new standard, called TimeSync, ...
  • Virtual Reality Awareness Doubles After Holidays; Samsung Takes Lead
    Consumer awareness of virtual reality and the brands involved increased across the board after the holiday season. The number of consumers who said they are very familiar with virtual reali ...
  • Mattel Creates IoT System To Help Parents Teach Children
    Mattel aims to bring a fully connected and AI-driven ecosystem to parenting with new products launched at CES. The Aristotle ecosystem centers around a connected, AI-driven WiFi and Bluetooth speake ...
  • Social VR Launches On Samsung Gear, Oculus Rift Next
    Virtual reality just went social -- and the first offering from a major player is coming to mobile-based VR viewers with immersive VR system support this year. ...