3 Types of Internet of Things Investors – Which One Are You?

There are plenty of ways for personal investors to tap into the IoT. Investors have their choice of chipmakers, hardware makers, platform companies, and software companies. But what if you’re looking to base your investment decision not on whether a company makes microcontrollers or analytics software, but rather on the level of risk you’re willing to accept? Continue reading “3 Types of Internet of Things Investors – Which One Are You?”

Precision Farming Market worth $3,721.27 Million by 2018

According to a new market research report “Precision Farming Market by Technology (GPS/GNSS, GIS, Remote Sensing & VRT), Components (Automation & Control, Sensors, FMS), Applications (Yield Monitoring, VRA, Mapping, Soil Monitoring, Scouting) – Global Forecast & Analysis (2013 – 2018)” published by MarketsandMarkets, the overall Global precision farming market will be worth $3,721.27 million by 2018, at an estimated CAGR of 13.36%. Continue reading “Precision Farming Market worth $3,721.27 Million by 2018”

Arduino-Powered Paintball Sentry Shoots With a Tweet (VIDEO)

iStrategyLabs is a digital firm that develops tools and services that foster community, online and off, for big organizations — putting out social-media marketing for GE during the 2012 Olympics, a social media-savvy concert for American Eagle, and a paintball sentry drone that fires when you tweet at it.

Huh?

OK, so that last creation doesn’t come with a major corporate sponsor, but rather is an internal project called “PaintBot” — a paintball rifle mounted on a tripod and rigged with an Arduino to fire whenever someone tweets the hashtag #ISLPaint.”

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Source: Wired Top Stories

Intel Invests in Product Development and Research to Spur Innovation in the Connected Car

The investments include the new Automotive Innovation and Product Development Center, expansion of Intel Labs Interaction and Experience Research (IXR) in automotive, an academic outreach program, and the establishment of the $100 million Intel Capital Connected Car Investment Fund. Continue reading “Intel Invests in Product Development and Research to Spur Innovation in the Connected Car”