Smartphones can transmit an earthquake’s detected location and magnitude to the U.S. Geological Survey, which can then send alerts to others in the path of the shock waves.
With its market penetration and low power requirements, Bluetooth Smart is positioned to network the Internet of Things.
The AnyPen technology lets users write with a ballpoint pen or graphite pencil, delivering more precise navigation than a finger and eliminating the need for a proprietary stylus.
A researcher at Michigan State University has developed technology that can generate electrical power to buried or implanted sensors.
The technology built into most smartphones can provide more sophisticated authentication than a paper drivers’ license or passport.
The Defense Department’s research arm has developed a search engine that lets investigators find and analyze data in the ‘deep web,’ a swath of the Internet inaccessible with conventional tools.
Endaga's CCN1 low-power, open source cellular network provides voice and data service to standard mobile phones.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service wants to use the Internet of Things to glean data from sensors on farm machinery in an effort to boost precision agriculture.
Veniam’s networking service not only collects data from sensors – whether stationary or deployed on fleets of vehicles – but also delivers Wi-Fi connectivity to those within range of the vehicles.