EnOcean Harvests the IoT

While batteries and wires have been the basis of connectivity for years, new sources of energy are proving that the IoT (Internet of Things) will not be tied down to a chord or plug, but instead powered by the world around it.


Samsung Advances Smart Lighting

Samsung Electronics, www.samsung.com, a provider of advanced component solutions, aims to advance smart lighting with a new lineup of chip-scale LED packages and a new smart lighting module that will simplify IoT (Internet of Things) lighting applications.


IBM IoT Announcements

Two recent announcements from IBM, www.ibm.com, include a new Bluemix Garage in Nice, France, alongside an alliance with a software developer that will leverage the IBM Watson IoT (Internet of Things) Platform to help engineers leverage data from the IoT.


FSI, Eurotech Bring IoT to Facilities Management

As more organizations understand the benefits of adopting IoT (Internet of Things) technologies, Eurotech, www.eurotech.com, and FSI, www.fsifm.com, are collaborating to reduce the complexities facility-management companies face when integrating distributed devices and assets in buildings or in the field.


NTIA Comment Period for IoT Policy Extended

The IoT (Internet of Things) is being further legitimized by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce through the department’s continued effort to promote the IoT, which it defines as a “broad category of devices, appliances, and objects that can be connected via the Internet.”