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KORE Wireless powers new iStaySafe watch for keeping children safe

KORE Wireless powers new iStaySafe watch for keeping children safe

Applying m2m principles for peace of mind. For a parent, knowing where your children are at any time is paramount to their safety and your ability to sleep at night. It is easily achieved by providing them with a TicTocTrack™ watch, introduced to Australia by mother of two, Karen Cantwell and father of six, Simon Da Roza from iStaySafe. The TicTocTrack™ watch allows parents to rest easy with the ability to know the location of their child through their personal computer or phone. Director of iStaySafe, Karen Cantwell said [...]

InvenSense™ Introduces Family of ‘AlwaysOn’ MEMS Automatic Activity Recognition Solutions for the Wearable Sensor Market

InvenSense™ Introduces Family of ‘AlwaysOn’ MEMS Automatic Activity Recognition Solutions for the Wearable Sensor Market

Walk, Run, Bike, Stationary, and Sleep Detection Enabled with InvenSense Ultra Low-Power Automatic Activity Recognition (AAR™) System Solution. InvenSense, Inc., the leading provider of MotionTracking™ sensor system on chip (SoC) and Sound devices, announces the next generation ultra low-power motion and audio family of solutions enabling a complete ‘AlwaysOn’ wearable experience. The InvenSense ICM-20655 (world’s lowest power 6-axis motion SoC), the ICM-20955 (world’s lowest power 9-axis motion SoC) and the ICS-43430 (best in [...]

Belkin Expands WeMo Family with a Range of New Products and App Enhancements at the 2014 International CES

Belkin Expands WeMo Family with a Range of New Products and App Enhancements at the 2014 International CES

WeMo LED Lighting, WeMo Maker to launch this spring alongside the Crock-Pot® Smart Slow Cooker with WeMo. Continuing to evolve the WeMo platform of simple, ingenious connected home products, Belkin today announced a slate of new WeMo devices including the WeMo LED Lighting Starter Set and WeMo Smart LED Bulbs, the WeMo Maker Kit, and Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker. Also on tap for the WeMo line at CES is a revised Android and iOS app offering improved functionality and enhanced lighting features. Belkin’s new WeMo line-up will be on display [...]

iFit® Launches iFit® Active Tracking Device

iFit® Launches iFit® Active Tracking Device

Expands iFit® Fitness Ecosystem To 360 Degree Fitness Experience. At the 2014 International Consumer Electronic Show (CES), iFit® will introduce its wearable iFit® Active band, at booth #25933 in the Fitness Tech Zone at the Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall #2. iFit® is the first ever technology to unify your fitness activities at home, in the club, and outside, all with a single login. With over 15 million miles logged on fitness equipment in 2013, iFit® is continually growing and evolving to create the most interactive workout [...]

Arrayent Brings the Internet of Things to Life with New Products

Arrayent Brings the Internet of Things to Life with New Products

Leading Internet of Things technology provider demonstrates IOT platform for connected products and systems at CES 2014. Arrayent, a leader in virtualization technology for the Internet of Things, today announced a lineup for new connectivity solutions to be showcased at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show as part of its IOT Platform for Connected Products and Systems. On the heels of its $11.9 million Series B Funding Round led by DCM Ventures and Intel Capital last month, Arrayent is announcing several new products at this year’s CES [...]

Broadcom Announces Bluetooth Smart SoC with Wireless Charging Support for Growing Wearable Market

Broadcom Announces Bluetooth Smart SoC with Wireless Charging Support for Growing Wearable Market

Low Power Design Extends Battery Life for Devices Targeting Internet of Things News Highlights: + Broadcom's WICED™ Smart chip to enable new use cases for wearables and increase market potential + Supports wireless charging for devices that are too small to connect via a power cord + Highly integrated device with ARM® Cortex M3 applications processor reduces size and cost for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless [...]

M2M – Enabling New Ways to Use Consumer Electronics

M2M – Enabling New Ways to Use Consumer Electronics

Two weeks left to submit an innovative solution to the M2M Challenge. Consumer electronics, one of the most profitable technology markets, is not only about having connectivity, but about redefining connectivity, especially with regards to M2M communication. Today, the most commonly used consumer devices including GSM chips are e-readers and personal navigation devices (PNDs). Amazon offers free WiFi and 3G connectivity, this way Kindle customers can buy and download new books wherever and whenever. Smart watches, activity trackers, and [...]

Aeris Helps GTX Corp Power a New Era of Personal Location Services and Wearable Technology

Aeris Helps GTX Corp Power a New Era of Personal Location Services and Wearable Technology

GTX Smart Shoes Leverage Aeris Technology to Enable a Greater Degree of Safety for the Customer. Aeris Communications, the Made for Machines™ technology and service provider, today announced its M2M GSM program with GTX Corp (OTCQB: GTXO), a pioneer in wearable technology and a leader in two-way GPS real-time personal location based services. GTX and Aeris are working collaboratively to provide exceptional service to the GTX end users and business customers using the Aeris network. The two companies have published a case study that [...]

Vodafone Powers New Kindle Fire HDX with Exclusive Customer Offer

Vodafone Powers New Kindle Fire HDX with Exclusive Customer Offer

Vodafone announced today that in an exclusive partnership with Amazon, Vodafone will power the connectivity for the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 4G LTE, giving customers ultrafast access to millions of books, movies, music tracks, apps and the internet via Vodafone’s 3G and 4G networks. Working closely with Amazon, Vodafone has designed a mobile data offer specifically for Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 4G LTE customers. The new tablets have a Vodafone SIM card pre-installed, so when customers turn on their device they will be able to sign up to a [...]

Shipments of wearable technology devices will reach 64 million in 2017

Shipments of wearable technology devices will reach 64 million in 2017

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, sales of smart glasses, smart watches and wearable fitness trackers reached 8.3 million units worldwide in 2012, up from 3.1 million devices in the previous year. Growing at a compound annual growth rate of 50.6 percent, total shipments of wearable technology devices are expected to reach 64.0 million units in 2017. Today wearable fitness and activity trackers constitute the vast majority of the shipments. By the end of the forecast period, smart watches are predicted to [...]

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