30 May '14, 1pm

#Apple preps an #IoT plan, says EETimes' Junko Yoshida. @junkoyoshida

MADISON, Wis. — Expect Apple to beat Google to the punch by unveiling its Internet of Things (IoT) strategy on its home front at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference next week in San Francisco. Apple will lay out a plan to connect a plethora of IoT devices -- light bulbs, thermostats, door locks, washing machines, refrigerators -- with iPhone. Apple's iPhone will serve as a screen to set up each of these IoT devices (since some of them are physically too small to have a screen of their own) and automatically connect them to the home network, after which the iPhone becomes the smart home's all-purpose remote control. EE Times has learned that the key to its execution is a wireless chip -- WiFi, Bluetooth, or Zigbee -- and an MCU, combined with a piece of software that allows each IoT device to be certified as an MFi (Made For iPhone/iPad/iPod) device. The beauty of the sc...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1322557&cid=SM...

Tweets

Apple's IoT 'Good Housekeeping' Label: MFi | EE...

eetimes.com 30 May '14, 1pm

MADISON, Wis. — Expect Apple to beat Google to the punch by unveiling its Internet of Things (IoT) strategy on its home fr...

Apple's IoT 'Good Housekeeping' Label: MFi | EE...

eetimes.com 30 May '14, 1pm

MADISON, Wis. — Expect Apple to beat Google to the punch by unveiling its Internet of Things (IoT) strategy on its home fr...

Meanwhile, on the IoT....

bitcointalk.org 31 May '14, 8pm

Billions of (personless) things are coming online on the Internet Of Things (IoT). All these things will be chattering awa...

What to expect at Apple's #WWDC14 conference

straitstimes.com 01 Jun '14, 4am

SAN FRANCISCO - Any hardware can only as good as the software powering it and this alone makes the annual Apple Worldwide ...

Software to star at Apple developers conference

Software to star at Apple developers conference

channelnewsasia.com 01 Jun '14, 1am

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple on Monday kicks off its developers conference, where the focus will be on software in iPhones, iPads,...

Apple

Apple

greentechmedia.com 27 May '14, 10pm

Apple is jumping into the smart home market with an app that can control the entire house, according to a report in the Fi...

Bing

Bing

searchengineland.com 02 Jun '14, 6pm

Potentially, Apple could build its own search engine. Various people have been speculating on that for years. I’m dubious ...

#Qualcomm Preps #IoT, IBM Upgrades Watson | EE ...

eetimes.com 23 May '14, 11pm

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Qualcomm is developing a "portfolio" of chips for the Internet of Things, said the company's new chi...

"Broadcom Rides Bluetooth to IoT" #IoT

eetimes.com 21 May '14, 10am

SAN FRANCISCO — Broadcom is shipping SoCs that aim to make Bluetooth Smart, security, and resonant wireless charging mains...

SpaceX 3D Prints Rocket Thruster

eetimes.com 30 May '14, 10pm

PORTLAND, Ore. — No longer are 3D printers a novelty for kids, or even just a tool for prototyping, now that the world's f...

Google’s New Car to Change Self-Driving Debate ...

ebnonline.com 31 May '14, 1pm

On Tuesday, May 27, Google unveiled its design for self-driving cars. Big surprises for Google's guinea-pig passengers inc...

Multiple Apple Developer Services Unavailable

Multiple Apple Developer Services Unavailable

hackerspace.lifehacker.com 02 Jun '14, 7pm

The majority of Apple Developer services are currently unavailable to all users. They've been down since the start of the ...

#IoT infographic! What exactly is the “Internet...

embedded-computing.com 01 Jun '14, 3pm

This infographic is the result of a collaboration between Postscapes and Harbor Research , and describes the Internet of T...

Can The #IoT Survive Without Satellite

rfglobalnet.com 06 Jun '14, 11pm

By Randy C. Roberts, Vice President of Innovation Satellite technology has a pivotal role in driving the growth momentum b...

#IoT IoT Alarm Clock - Part 3 #Internet #bigdata

element14.com 08 Jun '14, 10pm

The Internet of Things Phenomenon: What does it all mean? Will the Internet of Things be a beneficial addition to our live...