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There are already more than two connected or smart devices accessing the web for every person on the planet but this is very much just the beginning.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is running several new medical technology pilots, including systems that could let patients receive healthcare without leaving their homes or neighborhoods, VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson told an audience in Washington on Friday.
Medical casts are getting a whole lot smarter thanks to the BoomCast, a 3D-printed cast with sensors and electronics onboard to help doctors better track the healing process and provide improved mobility.
s lawmakers consider how the government should respond to proliferation of new network-enabled devices, industry leaders appeal for a light-touch approach to avoid stifling innovation.<...
In this week’s O’Reilly Radar Podcast, O’Reilly’s Mac Slocum chats with Alasdair Allan, an astrophysicist and director at Babilim Light Industries. In their wide-ranging conversation, Allan talks about the data coming out of the New Horizons Pluto flyby, the future of “personal space programs,” and why Bluetooth LE (BLE) is cracking op...
Global poultry syndicate KFC is celebrating its 60th anniversary of operation in Canada, and it's introducing a special new chicken bucket to celebrate. The Memories Bucket is no mere cardboard cutout — it's also a Bluetooth photo printer, one that can interface with your phone and print pictures of your choice. You won't be able to sn...
Bluetooth Smart is a key element of the Micro:bit, the BBC’s much heralded educational computing device aimed at Year 7 children in the UK. Electronics Weekly talks to Martin Woolley, Bluetooth SIG Technical Program Manager, who led the work around Bluetooth, including creating a specific Micro:bit Bluetooth Profile.
A security researcher found zero-day holes in the "brains" of the three most popular smart hubs sold on Amazon. CERT also warned users to update Honeywell Tuxedo Touch controller firmware.
CSR's 1013 chip is just 0.35mm thick, making it the thinnest Bluetooth 4.1 system on a chip (SoC) available in a 2.4x2.6mm Wafer Level Chip Scale Package.
We’ve been checking in from time to time on a sector of technology which is expected to balloon towards 50 billion Internet-connected devices by the middle of the century. The early returns are pretty staggering as the sector has already become a billion dollar business for Qualcomm of San Diego, CA. There’s a growing amount of merger and acquisition activity among chipmakers...
Apple's attention to detail and focus on security should prove worthwhile for customers, however, and the company has the size and reputation to enforce manufacturers to adopt those high standards.
Renesas Electronics announced a new wireless solution that supports the Bluetooth® Smart near field wireless communication standard.
The most game-changing wearable device on the market right now may not be a fitness tracker or a smartwatch: It's a hearing aid
The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t just a buzzword – it’s a technological trend that is becoming extremely prevalent in the world we live.
Why bother carrying a small authentication dongle when you can use something else that you likely already have with you? That's the question the Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) Alliance and Bluetooth SIG ask and answer with a simple solution: Why not just use your phone?