Smart Devices

Identiv Makes Products More Intelligent and Allows Consumers to Engage, Track, and Authenticate in the Internet of Things

Identiv announced that the company is expanding its partnership with Les Bouchages Delage to deliver Internet of Things ready solutions for near field communication connected bottles in the wine and spirit industry. Identiv and Les Bouchages Delage originally partnered while collaborating on an intelligent NFC bottle cap for a luxury cognac brand. Now, the two companies are expanding their partnership by equipping a wide variety of Les Bouchages Delage cap designs with Identiv’s NFC technology.

Why Mobile Access is More Secure than Card Systems

The ability to use mobile phones as access credentials is one of the biggest trends in a market that historically has been slow in adopting new technology. Research analyst Gartner has predicted that, by 2020, one in five organizations will be using smartphones instead of traditional physical access cards to access offices and other premises. Yet, this new information comes directly on the back of a focus by users to assure that their card-based access control systems are secure.

oneM2M hosts IoT Workshop in India as the Country Continues with Smart Cities Mission

As Government of India continues to deliver on its vision to build Digital India with ambitious programmes such as 100 smart cities, oneM2M, C-DOT, TSDSI and ETSI will bring together key Internet of Things (IoT) actors for a conference at the C-DOT campus, in New Delhi. The conference will look at how to secure an open future for IoT/M2M applications. The conference is co-organised by C-DOT, TSDSI and ETSI, supported by the EU-India project and Indico.

SnapAV and Control4 Combine to Transform Global Smart Home Industry

SnapAV and Control4 Corporation announces the completion of their merger. Unified into a single organization, Control4® becomes a professional smart home brand in the company portfolio, SnapAV continues to bring technology professionals an end-to-end partner that invests relentlessly in growing the industry. The combination of these two industry-leading companies brings together a robust product catalog of in-house brands and third-party products

Johnson Controls announces VideoEdge integration with EntraPass go Mobile App

Johnson Controls is introducing the integration of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass go Mobile App with the Tyco American Dynamics VideoEdge software, enabling remote management of access control, video and intrusion tasks for seamless, on-the-go security system operation from a mobile device. The American Dynamics VideoEdge integration with the EntraPass go Mobile App provides a single easy use interface for managing, responding and controlling aspects of your VMS.

Avalue Smart Traffic Solution – AI Makes Effective Traffic Management Possible

In the midst of explosive demand in smart cities worldwide, Avalue Technology with its years of experience in artificial intelligence and foothold in the Taiwan market has been picked by the Industrial Development Bureau as its industry partner to introduce AI into traffic management in Taoyuan City and subsequently implementing integrated solutions into other cities. Avalue will also seek opportunities arising from smart cities overseas under New Southbound Policy.

BH Management and ADT Partner to Bring Innovative Smart Home Technology to New Multi-family Units

ADT announced a new partnership with BH Management Services to offer smart technology integration and convenience services. Through the partnership with ADT, BH Management Services will outfit residences with ADT security, automated smart door locks, and smart thermostats. ADT’s smart technology is coupled with enterprise-scale property automation software provided by Point Central. ADT monitoring services will be included as a portion of monthly rent charges.

Control4 Delivers the Smart Home OS 3

With more than a thousand new capabilities across lighting, whole-home music and video, security, comfort, and more Control4 Smart Home OS 3 sets a new standard for the smart home. OS 3 is available now and can be experienced in Control4 Certified Showrooms around the world on #C4Yourself day, June 13. Control4 announces Control4 Smart Home OS 3. Control4 Smart Home OS 3 is designed to unify hundreds of connected devices within the home.

What is the Internet of Things and Why is it Growing?

Have you ever heard the term the Internet of Things? Do you have any idea what it is? After you’ve read this piece you will have a better grasp of this technology. And as an added bonus you will also understand why it is growing at such a rapid pace on a global scale. Now, everyday appliances, devices, and computers (or also known as things) are fitted with the capabilities to also access the internet. This opens up endless possibilities for process automation.

Mobile Service Providers Preparing to Fortify Security in Anticipation of 5G Deployments

According to a new survey fielded by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, in partnership with A10 networks, mobile service providers anticipate significant new revenue opportunities from the coming deployment of high-speed 5G networks and a host of new IoT-driven use cases, but they also believe much-improved security will be essential to realizing that potential. Operators still have a significant amount of work ahead to fortify their networks for the coming of 5G.