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Your Guide to Must-Attend Wearable Events in 2017

Jan 19, 2017   

Posted by Angela Diaco

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Despite how young the industry is as a whole, wearables' rapid growth has fueled innovation and fostered dialogue among new companies doing exciting things with these devices. In 2017, the chief focus of wearable manufacturers must be to become essential to the lives of their usersTo do that, you and your team should listen carefully to successful speakers in the wearable tech community share their insights on how wearables can impact our lives today and what is coming next. Chip vendors, network providers, wearable startups and tech giants will all come together to discuss the latest developments, share product launches and explore new opportunities in the marketplace throughout the year.

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Topics: Devices, Wearables

5 Connection Options to Get Your IoT Device Online

Jan 16, 2017   

Posted by Angela Diaco

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IoT wouldn’t be IoT without an internet connection, but the infrastructure for connecting devices isn’t as seamless as today’s desktop and mobile internet. While there are multiple players in the space, low power wide area networks (LPWAN) offer a battery-efficient and low-power solution for small devices. Your use case and required areas of coverage will play a large role in your decision, but know that there’s currently a battle for who will become the definitive connectivity solution.

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Topics: Devices, Internet of Things, Iot

Skyhook Wins AOTMP Award at CES 2017

Jan 13, 2017   

Posted by Ronda Billings Morra

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We're happy to announce that Skyhook has been chosen as a winner of the AOTMP Director's Award at CES this year! Since our founding in 2003, our team of engineers, data scientists and geospatial experts have driven innovative new products that have come to define the location industry. The team is proud to be recognized among tech heavy hitters like Apple, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and Facebook.

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Topics: Devices, Wearables, Internet of Things, Iot

Internet of Things Events You Can't Miss in 2017

Jan 9, 2017   

Posted by Angela Diaco

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The Internet of Things continues to grow as sensors get smaller, savings get bigger and developers wrap their arms around the massive opportunities provided by a growing list of IoT vendors. Connected things continue to take leaps into the mainstream with devices like Amazon's Alexa and Whirpool's Smart appliances. This increasing number of smart "things" are integrating into peoples’ lives at a faster clip than anyone could imagine. The consumer space is seeing rapid growth alongside healthcare, transportation, education, manufacturing and shipping industries - just to name a few.

 

We've pulled together the following list of IoT events driving this rapidly evolving market:

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Topics: Devices, Internet of Things

Skyhook and Watson IoT keep your assets on track

Dec 19, 2016   

Posted by Dave McHoul

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Skyhook and Watson IoT: Using hybrid location solutions to keep your assets on track

 Imagine a scenario that occurs daily across the world: one hospital needs to transport an organ across town to another hospital where a transplant recipient is waiting. The receiving hospital is tracking its location to make sure everything is ready at the appropriate time. Then the van enters an urban canyon, tunnel or parking garage and its location is lost. 

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Topics: Devices, Internet of Things, Iot, Partner Success, IBM, Asset Tracking