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?”
TAG Heuer, Google and Intel have announced a partnership to launch a Swiss smartwatch powered by Intel technology and Android Wear. The effort signifies a new era of collaboration between Swiss watchmakers and Silicon Valley, bringing together each company’s respective expertise in luxury watchmaking, software and hardware. Continue reading “TAG Heuer, Google & Intel Partner On Smartwatch”
Intel is working to develop self-driving car technology through both hardware and software systems. Planning to start with connected “smart” cars, Intel is researching to build an “application-ready platform” that will use its own processors and operating system in vehicles. Continue reading “Intel Aims For Internet of Things Market With Self-Driving Tech”
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”
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.
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.”
Source: Wired Top Stories
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”