Eight Views of Bluetooth World

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The next big thing in Bluetooth — the mesh networking standard — was not quite ready for Bluetooth World. So the annual event here focused on showcasing startups, the frontiers of new use cases, and software extensions. Bluetooth Mesh, in the works for two years, is in final interoperability testing with…

DARPA Funds Small Businesses with Big Ideas

LAKE WALES, Fla. — DARPA, the United States' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, funds big ideas that sometimes become gigantic successes, after taking on equally gigantic risks (many projects fail). Often groups from universities or researchers get the funds. Now the little guy with a big idea can access DARPA's funding through its Commercial Performer…

Biometrics May Replace Phone Passwords

LAKE WALES, Fla. — FotoNation (a wholly owns subsidiary of Tessera Technologies, Inc., San Jose, Calif.) has come out with a suite of biometrics recognition algorithms aimed at eliminating the need for smartphone passwords with face- and iris-recognition. For over a decade, FotoNation has been licensing the “red eye” reduction algorithms used by Nikon and…

EnGenius Technologies Introduces the Industry’s First Mesh Surveillance System

September 15, 2016 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE )–EnGenius Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance, versatile networking solutions for the SMB and custom residential markets, today announced the launch of its new Mesh Surveillance System (EWS1025CAM) ; the first hybrid 11ac managed wireless access point with integrated 2-MP IP surveillance camera, at…

Wilson Electronics Debuts New Cellular Signal Booster System With Efficient Dual-Booster Design

September 15, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time ST. GEORGE, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE )–WilsonPro®, a Wilson Electronics brand and the market leader in commercial cell phone signal boosters, today at CEDIA 2016 announced the WilsonPro 1000/1050 cellular signal booster system. This new product line solidifies WilsonPro as an innovative, smart alternative to expensive DAS rollouts, accomplishing…

SMC to Demonstrate FieldPoP and FieldServer for Building Automation OEMs at Sensors Expo

Sept 13, 2016 – Sensors Expo Midwest, Chicago, IL Booth #602 – Sierra Monitor Corporation (OTCQB: SRMC), a provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions that connect and protect high-value infrastructure assets, invites Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) designing and developing equipment for industrial and factory applications to attend the special IIoT University session presented…