4 Ways Connected Devices Are Poised to Transform Your Next Big Event

The Internet of Things has invaded our homes with smart thermostats, smart locks, and smart toothbrushes. It has invaded our offices with smart assistants, data security, and connected devices between remote teams. And corporate events are the new frontier. Whether you’re unveiling a new product at SXSW or hosting your own expo, interconnectivity can and should be an integral […]

Will the demise of Microsoft Band kill enterprise wearables?

Word that Microsoft is shutting down its line of Band devices could be a blow to the future of mainstream enterprise wearables. Computer Weekly discussed the impact of Microsoft’s decision to kill off its Band series of smart watches. This decision marks the exit of the only large enterprise vendor active in the wearables field. “We have […]

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myDevices and Arduino partner to speed up IoT deployment

myDevices and Arduino announced on Tuesday a partnership that connects Cayenne, a drag-and-drop Internet of Things (IoT) project builder, with Arduino’s large open-source hardware developer boards. Developers are now able to use Cayenne to visualize sensor data and control components of the Arduino board. myDevices claims the partnership will expedite IoT deployments, because its project […]

Are baby wearables just too much?

In an age where adult fitness and health wearables, such as the Garmin Vivoactive tracker, have become the norm, new companies are introducing wearable baby monitors that connect to smartphone apps. These wearables can provide information to parents about their baby’s breathing, skin temperature, sleeping patterns and heart rate. See also: Soon-to-launch Ayda helps with […]

Sigfox invades America; coming to 100 U.S. cities by end of 2016

Sigfox, the French startup that uses a cellular network to connect all thousands of devices together, has announced major expansion plans for the United States. The company plans to work with “strategic site owners” to ensure the Internet of Things (IoT) deployment goes smooth. The partnership gives Sigfox access to 230,000 tower, rooftop, and billboard […]

Oculus Rift starts shipping to preorder customers

Oculus Rift starts shipping to preorder customers

As of yesterday, anyone that preordered the Oculus Rift should keep an eye out for the delivery man. Pre-orders will start heading out the door starting Monday, March 28. Chief executive Brendan Iribe revealed the news on Twitter, saying “The first Oculus Rift has shipped, deliveries begin Monday 3.28.2016,” accompanied by a photo of the […]