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  • Two New Connected Pet Devices Launch At CES
    IoT devices extend beyond humans at CES, with more than one brand showcasing connected pet products this week. In addition to brands with products already on the market, such ...
  • 72% Want Voice Control In Smart-Home Products
    With many smart-home products launching at CES this week, voice control seems to have the attention of device makers, as well as the consumers using those devices. Almost three-quarters ...
  • New Standard For Smart Devices Launches At CES
    Connecting IoT devices from different brands may soon become seamless, thanks to a new device language from a leading IoT standards group. The ZigBee Alliance, which comprises more than 4 ...
  • 2017 IoT Predictions: VR, Voice Assistants, Self-Driving Cars
    As the year comes to a close and predictions for next year are made, more than one area of the Internet of Things is expected to grow. That's according ...
  • 63% In U.S. Say They Are Not Aware Of Virtual Reality
    Sales and public perception of virtual reality headsets have room to grow, with low levels of awareness among U.S. households, and lower-than-expected sales. A study from Parks Associates found th ...
  • Virtual Reality Headset Shipments Forecast To 61M
    Virtual reality and augmented reality seem to have a bright future, with AR and VR viewers expected to experience high growth numbers in the coming years. Over the next fo ...
  • Google Joins IoT With Android Things
    The transition from creating mobile-based systems to smaller connected devices for the Internet of Things may become more streamlined for developers thanks to a new IoT-specific platform from Google. Andro ...
  • 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 next year. While social VR w ...
  • Virtual Reality Headset Shipments Forecast To 61 Million
    Virtual reality and augmented reality seem to have a bright future, with AR and VR viewers expected to experience high growth numbers in the coming years. Over the next fo ...
  • Amazon Makes First Commercial Drone Delivery
    Drone delivery is now a reality for select customers in the U.K. and multiple tests are underway to do the same in the U.S. In addition to multiple trials fr ...
  • Rule Proposed To Connect Cars To Each Other In Real-Time
    Connected cars may become more standardized in the U.S. soon, thanks to a rule just proposed by an agency of the Department of Transportation. The new rule, from The Nation ...
  • Apple Weighs In With Regulators On Self-Driving Cars
    The world of self-driving cars just got a push from a major consumer electronics brand and the focus is on safety, transparency and rapid development of autonomous vehicles. Apple recent ...
  • 63% In U.S. Say They Are Not Aware Of Virtual Reality
    Virtual Reality headsets may have room to grow, with low levels of awareness among U.S. households. In addition to lower-than-expected sales of virtual reality headsets, a new study found th ...
  • New Bluetooth Launches, Coming In Consumer Products
    Connectivity within the Internet of Things just got a boost in speed and reliability with the official adoption of a new Bluetooth standard and it might mean more opportunity f ...
  • New Drone Defense System Could Block Video, Photos
    Connected devices in the sky might not be as connected if they fly near businesses using a new "drone defense" security system just launched. The system by Deutsche Telekom compris ...
  • Government Holds Off On IoT Security Requirements
    One of the top government agencies has a program designed to secure the Internet of Things, but plans to hold off until next year before moving forward. In addition ...
  • VR Sales Lower Than Projected, Samsung Still Leads Market
    With holiday shopping officially underway, the actual sales numbers for some virtual reality systems are lower than originally projected. In particular, Sony's PlayStation VR headset is expected to come ...
  • Samsung Adds Smart Connections For Homeowners' Holiday Decorations
    Each year, residents in Philadelphia's South 13th street routinely decorate their homes with elaborate holiday lighting for the month of December. This year they're getting some assistance to make a ...
  • Government To Allow IoT Hacking For Research
    Security professionals can now hack IoT devices without breaking the law, thanks to an updated ruling in the U.S. Copyright Office. The new rule under the Digital Millennium Copyright A ...
  • Internet Industry Group Issues IoT Security Guidelines
    With recent IoT-related cyberattacks, organizations and at least one government agency are now focusing on preventative security measures with another set of recommendations just released. In addition to the U. ...
  • Nokia, UAE Team To Integrate Drones Into Smart Cities
    A traffic management system for network-connected drones may soon become a reality, with another new collaboration between major players aimed at integrating drones into smart cities. Nokia just teamed ...
  • Agency Sees Opportunity For Snap Spectacles
    Wearables are expanding to consumers' eyes and at least one agency executive sees opportunity for brands. In addition to recently filing for an IPO expected early next year, Snap ju ...
  • U.S. Issues Guidelines For IoT Security
    After recently announcing its plans to develop IoT security guidelines, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) just released its Strategic Principles for Securing the Internet of Things. The guidelin ...
  • Verizon Buys New York Smart Kiosk Company
    More smart kiosks may be coming to cities, thanks to a new move by a major network. Adding to another recent IoT-related acquisition, Verizon just acquired New York-based LQD Wi-F ...
  • AT&T, NASA Team To Create Traffic Management For Drones
    Two major organizations in the U.S. are teaming up to create a system to manage the increasing number of devices in the sky and another is focused purely on usi ...
  • Amazon Funds 12 University Teams To Make Alexa More 'Social'
    After launching a $2.5 million initiative for university teams to further develop AI-driven conversational bots last month, Amazon just selected the teams it plans to sponsor for the challenge. Amaz ...
  • Mountain Dew Partners With Fashion Brand For Wearable Tech Clothing
    Mountain Dew just launched a collection of apparel and accessories that incorporate different types of tech directly in the products, as well as an experiential push using augmented reality. Alo ...
  • T-Mobile Launching Device To Make Most Any Car 'Connected'
    Connected cars might not have to be newly manufactured vehicles, with a major carrier now launching a device that brings connectivity to nearly any vehicle. T-Mobile plans to launch ...
  • Samsung Plans AI Personal Assistant For Phones, IoT Devices
    Google and Apple's AI-driven digital assistants may have some competition with a new device from Samsung next year. Samsung just revealed plans to include its own AI personal assistant ...
  • IoT-Device Cyberattacks Expand To Connected Lights, Hacked Via Drone
    IoT security remains an issue, with new attacks and vulnerabilities revealed. In addition to recent IoT-device-driven cyberattacks in Liberia, smart lights from Philips Lighting were recently hacked by drone. Researche ...