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Laptops and Tablets to Get Depth-Sensing Cameras in 2014 Thanks to Intel | MIT Technology Review

Laptops and Tablets to Get Depth-Sensing Cameras in 2014 Thanks to Intel | MIT Technology Review | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Controlled with gestures, these depth-sensing devices will appear in the second half of 2014.
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Interesting but where is the use case that really takes this to the next level of application for someone to use and gain benefit from?   Seems to be another tech in search of a use, or does someone see it differently?

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The Corporate Innovator - Samsung

How Samsung does innovation systematically and systemically, repeatably and reliably.
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How Samsung does innovation systematically, systemically, repeatably and reliably

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With Timeful Acquisition, Google Aims To Supercharge Its Apps

With Timeful Acquisition, Google Aims To Supercharge Its Apps | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
An inventive startup's AI-based scheduling features will come to Google Calendar and other apps.
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Timeful's approach to time management is based on behavioral science. And behavioral science, Bank explains, "tells us that it's much more effective to change the environment people work in directly than to introduce a new tool. We can evolve tools to become smarter in subtle ways," Timeful CEO Bank says. "When you add up all these small changes over time, in five years they can have a big impact." The deal is the second recent instance of a big company snapping up a startup to bolster its time-management technology: In February, Microsoft acquired Sunrise, the maker of a smart-calendar app for iOS and Android.  -  Though Timeful and Sunrise both bring fresh thinking to the challenges of time management—along with other apps such as Tempo, X.ai, and Wyth— Timeful's approach is unique. You can enter conventional schedule items if you want, but you can also simply tell it about ongoing projects or even habits such as going for a run three times a week—and then let it use artificial intelligence to identify appropriate days and blocks of time. Once you've added a task, it gently monitors your progress on an ongoing basis. And the more you use the app, the smarter it gets at managing your time in a way that fits your style.

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The IoE: Boring, But Important

The IoE: Boring, But Important | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
When we are just getting used to Twitter and Facebook, Email and SPAM, along comes "The Internet of Everything" (IoE) where everything -- well almost everything -- is connected to everything else....
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According to Government Technology Magazine:  "Today's Internet of Things (IoT) innovations aren't a fluke -- they're the future. Every day, cheaply manufactured sensors are being placed underground, into buildings and into people's pockets -- and government is finding that the arrangement suits its needs nicely.  From tasks as small as shaving a few seconds off a person's commute or finding a parking space to saving the lives of lost hikers, IoT technology is changing how governments serve their citizens.  -  When we think of the Internet we think of communications in the usual sense, i.e., sending messages, chatting on a social media site or ordering goods and services. Some new innovations will depend on market dynamics but will slowly evolve as necessaries for more consumers. Thinking about IoE and governments however -- cities in particular -- is a more revolutionary effort

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Mozilla to Limit New Firefox Features to Secure Sites

Mozilla to Limit New Firefox Features to Secure Sites | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Mozilla wants to make new Firefox features available to encrypted websites only.
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The Firefox maker on Thursday announced a plan to favor websites that enable HTTPS.  -  Eventually, Mozilla wants to make new Firefox features available to encrypted websites only. Then, it wants to phase out access to certain existing browser features to non-secure sites.
That, of course, will require some coordination. The community must first agree on a date, after which all new features will be available only to secure websites. They will also need to decide what qualifies as a "new" feature.  -  Once those elements are in place, Mozilla will gradually phase out access to browser features for non-secure websites. A move which,  will likely cause some sites to break.

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MSFT buys Surface pen maker N-trig

MSFT buys Surface pen maker N-trig | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Blood is thicker than digi ink
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"Digital pens have a ways to go to be as good as pen and paper on some dimensions, and we’ll get there," said Microsoft's Surface boffin Stevie Bathiche in a canned statement. - "But more importantly, adding the ability to capture and share the work you do with a digital pen opens up possibilities that traditional pen and paper just can’t match."
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The breakdown of the lucrative IoE market

The breakdown of the lucrative IoE market | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
MONTREAL – Cisco Systems has been consistent on the market value of the Internet of Everything for two years now: $19 trillion
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At the Cisco Canadian Partner Summit the company went deeper with $19 trillion figure. Cisco broke down the amount this way:

  • $14.4 trillion will be in the private sector
  • $4.6 trillion is slated for the public sector
  • $660 billion total value for the Canadian market
  • $3.9 trillion just for the manufacturing sector; and
  • $1.5 trillion in retail.
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Intel's standstill with Altera expires in June

Intel's standstill with Altera expires in June | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Intel Corp signed a standstill agreement earlier this year with Altera Corp that expires on June 1, giving the world's largest chipmaker the option to launch a
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Earlier this month, Altera rejected an unsolicited $54 per share offer from Intel following months of negotiations, Altera had agreed to engage in these talks on the basis that Intel would not go public with any offer until June.  -  In February, Intel discussed offering $58 per share for Altera, based on publicly available information it reviewed at the time, according to the people. After signing an NDA and combing through non-public information, including the company's outlook, it ended up revising down its offer, they said. Last week, Altera posted a sequential 9% decline in revenue for the first quarter and said it also expects weakness in its second-quarter guidance, particularly around its wireless business.  -  The acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers and industrial applications and by the military, would underscore Intel Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich's determination to expand into new markets as the personal computer industry loses steam.  -  One could reasonably make the inference that this could end up being a hostile takeover, a very interesting turn of events in the high tech sector.

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How Apple conducts Market Research and keeps iOS source code locked down

How Apple conducts Market Research and keeps iOS source code locked down | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Recent court filings have revealed the extent of Apple's in-house market research along with how it keeps iOS source code locked down
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Although posted a couple years back, still relevant if you want to know if Apple does Market Research.   " No iPhone-related surveys or iPad-related surveys are allowed to be distributed to anyone outside this group without my personal express permission, which I regularly refuse. When I do approve further distribution, it is almost always on a survey question-by-survey question basis, and even then distribution is limited to individuals  who have a demonstrated need to know."  -  Apple's Greg Joswiak - the company's VP of Product Marketing runs a tight ship!  -  In sum, Joswiak asserts that if this information is made available to the public, Apple would suffer significant competitive harm and that competitors would subsequently be able to focus on the features that primarily attract both iPhone and iPad customers.  The need for confidentiality is even exacerbated, Joswiak argues, with respect to the iPad.

When iPad was first released in April 2010, there was no other product of its kind.  Obtaining information from July 2010 would be incredibly valuable to companies who are trying to put forward competing products. It shows in great detail how customer preferences have evolved over the time that iPad has been sold. Even if competitors could reliably survey Apple’s current customers (they cannot) to determine their preferences today, they certainly cannot reliably reconstruct what Apple customer’s preferences were in the past.

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SIGFOX and TI collaborate to deliver cost-effective, long-range, low-power IoT connectivity

SIGFOX and TI collaborate to deliver cost-effective, long-range, low-power IoT connectivity | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
SIGFOX and Texas Instruments (TI) announced the two companies are working together to increase IoT deployments using the Sub-1 GHz spectrum.
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Targeting a wide variety of end-user applications, including environmental sensors, smart meters, agriculture and livestock sensors, asset tracking and smart cities, the SIGFOX and TI collaboration maximizes the many benefits of narrowband radio technology and reduces barriers to entry for manufacturers wanting to connect their products to the cloud. Using the SIGFOX infrastructure reduces the cost and effort to get sensor data to the cloud and TI’s Sub-1 GHz technology provides years of battery life for less maintenance and up to 100 km range.

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Apple's iPad remains dominant in shrinking tablet market

Apple's iPad remains dominant in shrinking tablet market | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
More than one out of every four tablets sold in the first quarter of 2015 bore an Apple logo, new data indicates, though the worldwide market for tablets and convertible devices continues to contract.
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Overall, the market was down 6% YOY, the second consecutive quarter in which sales fell. Of those tablets that were sold, cellular models were found to be the most popular, outpacing the market.

"Cellular-enabled tablets are outgrowing the rest of the market, providing an additional revenue stream for OEMs and mobile operators," IDC tablet research director Jean Philippe Bouchard said in a release. "In addition to driving higher usage than Wi-Fi-only tablets, cellular-enabled tablets also help position the segment as true mobile solutions rather than stay-at-home devices."

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Apple finds defects with Apple watch

Apple finds defects with Apple watch | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Apple Inc has found defects with the Apple watch, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources.A Chinese-made component of the Apple Watch was found to be defective, causing the company
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A Chinese-made component of the Apple Watch was found to be defective, causing the company to limit availability of the watch, the Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter.

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IoT enabler Validic raises $12.5M to add staff, support product development

IoT enabler Validic raises $12.5M to add staff, support product development | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Validic, a software developer with technology that suppoorts the growth of the Internet of Things in healthcare, has raised $12.5 million to expand its staff to support more products and...
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Validic is stating “We are seeing clients beginning to really focus on data-driven initiatives – like telemedicine, virtual visits, remote clinical trials, self-diagnosing kiosks in pharmacies, and so on – to drive quality outcomes and engagement. These programs that promote an individually tailored healthcare of convenience and affordability are going to continue to move us forward toward greater interoperability within healthcare. All of this is only possible with the data from in-home and wearable tracking devices becoming available to care providers. Validic is working to close the loop to create a more interoperable healthcare system and advance the Internet of Things.”  -  Although Validic has built a big profile in this space, other companies have been working to promote interoperability by helping their clients’ customers de-silo and share data, such as Valencell and Human API.

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The ‘Internet of Things’ Is Here to Stay - Intel

The ‘Internet of Things’ Is Here to Stay - Intel | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it

InteIntel expects 50 billion connected devices to be in use globally by 2020, that breaks down to roughly six internet connected devices for each person on the planet and that’s one reason why Intel’s Managing Director of the Internet of Things Group Bridget Karlin says, ‘IoT is not just a futuristic trend, it’s here to stay.’ For Intel, IoT is about connecting devices, sharing data and enabling analytics that can help users make decisions in real time. In healthcare, Karlin said medical professiona

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Video interview with Intel Managing Director of IoT explains Intel's pov about the IoT works.  "Our approach at Intel is to build security in at the silicon level and move that all the way up through the device to the software. Because, if you think about it, it’s a lot harder if you have a thermostat at home to put in a security patch as opposed to having it built in at the beginning."

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Lenovo Just Released a New Laptop That Beats Apple’s MacBook on Basically Everything

Lenovo Just Released a New Laptop That Beats Apple’s MacBook on Basically Everything | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
In March, Apple announced its new MacBook, a sleek 2-pound marvel with a retina display and a single USB‑C port for both charging and peripherals. There's already been a lot of debate about whether a laptop with one port and a disappointing processor is ready for prime time, but one...
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Lenovo just casually released a MacBook competitor that is lighter, has tons of standard ports, and has a bigger screen (that can also be a touchscreen). Lenovo first announced the LaVie Z laptop in January and promised that it would be 1.72 pounds. The company missed the mark on that a little bit, since the device is debuting at 1.87, but given that the new MacBook weighs 2.03 pounds, it's still impressive. Lenovo says that the laptop is so light because of its magnesium-lithium alloy body. (The material is about half as light as aluminum.) The LaVie Z has two USB 3.0 ports, one HDMI-out port, and an SD card reader.  -  To pack it all in, the Lenovo laptop is thicker than the MacBook. Apple's offering is 0.52 inches at its thickest, whereas the LaVie Z is 0.67 inches at its thickest point. But still. An extra tenth of an inch for normal ports seems like a trade-off most people would be willing to make. The LaVie Z also has a 2.40GHz Intel Core i7 processor, a much more standard processor than the Intel Core M in the MacBook,

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New Global Mobile Communications Report- Key Statistics, Trends and Regional Insights

New Global Mobile Communications Report- Key Statistics, Trends and Regional Insights | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
The Global Mobile industry faces diverse opportunities and challenges in 2014The ongoing development of wireless services offers the telecoms industry the largest ray of hope for growth in 2014. Mobile subscriptions are expected to surpass the actual world population due to the number of multiple subscriptions held by consumers and the developing markets will continue to offer opportunities for further growth. However the wireless sector is not without its challenges with the rise of Over-The-Top (OTT) service providers the biggest threat to the traditional players going forward.
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Examples of key insights:

  • The smartphone is doing what the internet did in the 1960s, and the WWW in the 90s. It creates an open infrastructure, a platform that can be used by others to create new economic growth, better services, innovations, and in general increase the productivity that is needed to support the lifestyle people have become accustomed to.
  • A number of carriers are exploring the option of selling or leasing out their mobile towers in an attempt to monetize these assets. Telecom Italia and AT&T are two such carriers exploring this option, with AT&T leasing over 9,000 towers to Crown Castle and Telecom Italia expected to sell-off towers in Brazil and Italy during 2014.
  • A significant threat to the mobile industry is the limitations of the mobile broadband infrastructure. The industry can develop as many of the new applications and services it likes, but if the infrastructure cannot handle the capacity there will be little use for them.
  • Developed markets are now eating up new spectrum with a voracious appetite.
  • In 2014 over 1.2 billion smart phones are expected to be shipped worldwide.

  • Latin America is ahead of the world for average mobile penetration.

  • Demand for smartphones in the New Zealand market has been led by Android devices since many of these are available at a lower price than the higher priced iPhone models.

  • The Australian mobile communications market has undergone significant infrastructure activity during the last year from among the MNOs - with some of the results of that activity still to come to fruition further into 2014 and beyond.

  • The US mobile sector has shown considerable growth in recent years, with penetration reaching about 117% by early 2014.

  • Operators in the Middle East are facing uncertain times. With strong growth rates no longer guaranteed and intensified competition, in some cases pressure from regulators to reduce tariffs, operators have looked to diversify, either into other countries or fixed markets.

  • Overall mobile penetration in Asia had reached almost 90% coming into 2014.

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Google to roll out new mobile-favored algorithm on April 21st. Are you ready?

Google to roll out new mobile-favored algorithm on April 21st. Are you ready? | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Is your site mobile friendly? If you have not made the leap to a mobile-friendly website you may reap the consequences on April 21, 2015 when Google releases it's new algorithm that will now place more importance on that key element. Websites that are not mobile friendly will now rank lower than those that are.
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Google and Firefox (Mozilla) forcing a mobile ready websites for all - interesting and controversial to force this kind of change on the market

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Japan Post Group, IBM and Apple Announce Initiative to Connect Elderly to Services, Family and Community

Japan Post Group, IBM and Apple have announced an initiative that will deliver iPads with IBM-developed apps and analytics to connect Japanese senior citizens with services, healthcare, community and their families.
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Japan Post Group, IBM and Apple have announced a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at improving the quality of life for millions of Japanese senior citizens. Built on the global partnership Apple and IBM announced last year, the new initiative will deliver iPads with IBM-developed apps and analytics to connect millions of seniors with services, healthcare, community and their families.  -  
After piloting iPads and apps custom developed for the elderly, Japan Post Group will expand the service in stages with the objective of including 4 million to 5 million customers in Japan by 2020.  -  Today more than 33 million seniors make up about 25% of Japan's population, projected to grow to 40% over the next 40 years.

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Global tablet sales continue to slump

Global tablet sales continue to slump | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
  SAN FRANCISCO: Figures free on Thursday by International Data Company showed that the worldwide tablet market continued to slump in the lately ended
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“Although the tablet marketplace is in decline, two-in-one’s are surely a bright spot, While two-in-one, or detachable, still account for a small helping of the overall market, development in this space has been stunning.”  The IDC analyst said that businesses such as Asus, Acer, and E-FUN have scored with value-priced two-in-one devices, while Microsoft has seen achievement at the high-end of the market with the Surface Pro 3.

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Here’s Where There’s $19 Trillion Up For Grabs

Here’s Where There’s $19 Trillion Up For Grabs | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is going to be much, much bigger than many of us ever thought. How does $19 trillion sound?
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While it may seem like the IoE’s eventual takeover of society is a foregone conclusion, there are still numerous issues to solve, including whether this level of interconnectivity is something people even want. By simply putting a chip in every object imaginable, it leaves some serious security concerns unaddressed. What if hackers, for example, are somehow able to gain access to your refrigerator? While that seems like an unlikely or even ridiculous scenario, that is exactly the kind of thing that we could see happening, although it’s unclear what a malicious invader could actually do with your refrigerator.  -  Another potential negative that people could be exposing themselves to is a seemingly endless array of advertising. Imagine taking your clothes out of the washing machine, only to have your appliance show and tell you all about the newest offerings from Tide? Is that something you really want? It could be, but it’s possible we could see our household items turn into Facebook-like streams of advertising.  -  Consumers, unfortunately, may not get a say in what ultimately happens. Manufacturers will turn to the money. If it’s streaming in from advertisers, they’ll probably cater to it. The only thing that could stop that would be people dramatically shifting their purchase habits.   -  With as much as $19 trillion on the table, you can bet that companies are going to go after the pot. The IoE sounds cool on paper, but getting there may require some growing pains, and superconnectivity to everything in the house may not be all it’s cracked up to be.

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'Once in decade' - Intel cites 2015 as a landmark year for the PC market

'Once in decade' - Intel cites 2015 as a landmark year for the PC market | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Senior executive points to importance of Skylake chip at partner event in Abu Dhabi
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Maruits Tichelman, Intel VP for channel sales and marketing  - "We are coming out with Skylake. There is only once or maybe twice in a decade when you see Microsoft and Intel at the same time bringing fantastic innovation to the computing industry and that is happening this year."  -  As well as praising this innovation with Skylake, Tichelman highlighted the refresh that will follow the launch of Windows 10 as a great opportunity for the channel.

"Microsoft has been talking about Windows 10 for quite some time now. We all know it's just around the corner and, yes, we will probably have to bear one more quarter to tap into the fantastic marketing elevation of the compute industry.

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Turns Out Apple Conducts Market Research After All

Turns Out Apple Conducts Market Research After All | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs notoriously shunned market research. He once quipped: “It isn’t the consumer’s job to know what they want.” That was Apple’s job.
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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs notoriously shunned market research. He once quipped: “It isn’t the consumer’s job to know what they want.” That was Apple’s job.  -  It is with a tinge of irony then that buried within the troves of court documents unsealed Thursday in the Apple vs. Samsung patent war is an “iPhone Owner Study” labeled “Apple Market Research & Analysis, May 2011.” It surveys users in multiple countries about why they bought an iPhone.

To be fair, Mr. Jobs mostly denounced focus groups, which are only one particular type of market research. And a company of Apple’s size can hardly be faulted for talking to its customers, particularly as rivals start courting them too.  -  The study points to Apple’s concern about the growth of Android, which eclipsed the iPhone in overall smartphone shipments that year. The big takeaways: Chinese customers remain some of the most enthusiastic about various iPhone features. And Apple’s brand and the design were far bigger drivers of iPhone purchases than software features and apps.

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IoT Reaches Into the Trucking Business

IoT Reaches Into the Trucking Business | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Saia-Intel truck-tracking project shows the growing relevance of IoT to supply chain and logistics
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Saia LTL Freight Inc. began employing Internet-enabled Intel Corp. technology on its fleet of more than 3,000 trucks. Sensors installed on Saia’s vehicles enabled the company to track maintenance needs, driver safety, fuel usage and several other metrics in real-time. - Previously, those sensors recorded information on fuel consumption and other “vital statistics” on engine and driver performance, but the data was only gathered intermittently. Whenever trucks were in the shop for routine maintenance, for example, company analysts would plug a cable directly into the truck and download the information. That happened roughly monthly.  -  Now, all that information is available to Saia engineers on a real-time basis, using technology designed by Intel and a program developed by Vnomics Corp. With the installation of an antenna and a new computer on board, information on a vehicle’s fuel economy, location, and engine diagnostics gets sent back live to engineers in the company’s offices.

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Apple Watch Teardown, What Makes the Watch Tick

Apple Watch Teardown, What Makes the Watch Tick | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
While most people are interested in how Apple's just released Watch looks and operates, there is a group of people who also want to take a look under the hood. For these select few individuals ABIResearch's TeardownIQ team pulled the back off one of the still quite hard to get Watches [...]
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“This is the most elaborate watch we’ve seen yet. The overall complexity was eye opening. They [Apple] did not spare a dime on manufacturing,”   Mielke elaborated saying Apple always opted for the higher end component, which led not only to the device’s complexity, but its high manufacturing cost and finally its street price. ABI has not finished a complete count yet, but Meilke believes there are between 500 and 1,000 parts inside the watches case.  -  Two other points popped out at the ABI crew. First that the internal workings greatly resembled what is found inside an iPhone and the level of hardware-based security, as opposed to Internet-oriented security, that was included.  -   “The design is an obvious variation from Apple’s smartphones, with many high-end functions/chips included that normally would not be found in a simple watch,” Mielke said. “Judging by the complexity of the printed circuit board (PCB), and the number of parts on the PCB, one might think the Apple watch is a full-fledged cellular connected watch but in fact connectivity is limited to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC.”

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Samsung back on top as world’s biggest smartphone manufacturer

Samsung back on top as world’s biggest smartphone manufacturer | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Sales put Samsung back in front in terms of volume, but war with Apple over larger-screened phones takes its toll on profits
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Samsung has reclaimed the top spot in global smartphone sales, beating Apple and Lenovo, despite its profits slipping 39%.

Samsung sold 83.2m smartphones globally in Q1 of 2015, reclaiming the top spot from Apple which sold 61.2M iPhones in the same period. In total, 345M smartphones were sold globally.  - Both Samsung and Apple have a healthy margin over the 3rd biggest smartphone manufacturer Lenovo-Motorola, which sold 18.8M smartphones, and 4th placed Huawei, which sold 17.3M. 

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Why Social Media Companies Want To Control The Internet Of Things

Why Social Media Companies Want To Control The Internet Of Things | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
Social media companies used to focus on connecting people to people. Now they also want to connect to our things.
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Big Data, Big Money. The social web has proven to be an amazing source of information; our likes, dislikes, updates and interactions all are a critical part the big data revolution, which has led to a much deeper understanding of consumer behavior. Facebook,Twitter, and Google have all figured out ways to turn this data into billion dollar B2B lines of business in the form of analytics, targeted marketing services and more. Now they want to understand how these same consumers interact with their devices every day.  -  The bottom line is these companies see their next wave of growth coming from connecting us to the things in our lives. So just don’t be surprised if one day you find yourself chatting with, or at least controlling, your garage door using your favorite social messaging app.

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Sprint touts single-SIM strategy for global IoT service

Sprint touts single-SIM strategy for global IoT service | Internet of Things - Company and Research Focus | Scoop.it
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Sprint Corp. is expanding its Command Center device monitoring and control service to span more than 200 countries and supporting a wide variety of communications protocols using a single SIM card. -  Users get new flexibility in deployment and monitoring with features that, for example, can schedule when a device should incur network charges or that notify administrators when devices are out-of-policy. Users can define their own alerts based upon availability and network activity and can monitor traffic at levels ranging from a single device to a constellation of thousands of devices.  -  “It’s a single portal; customers won’t realize what carrier or partner they’re using,” said Mohamad Nasser, senior director for MtoM products and marketing. “Whether your devices are deployed in North America, South America, Europe or Asia you’ll have end-to-end connectivity and management.”

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