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For Fitness Bands, Slick Marketing but Suspect Results


See on Scoop.it – Internet of Things, M2M Despite rising demand, many devices claiming to monitor fitness and health probably overpromise and underdeliver. Mike Mitchell‘s insight: Over promising may ruin this market. About one vendor: "many of its claims appear scientifically impossible" That’s why nobody was calling points calories. There will be some good devices […]

2013 IoT Internet of Things Awards


See on Scoop.it – Internet of Things, M2M A look at the year’s best Internet of Things companies and products Mike Mitchell‘s insight: Awesome database of some of the coolest IoT products in 2013. To get a good handle on the plethora of ideas out there, you must read every one! See on postscapes.com

It’s now possible to wirelessly charge 40 smartphones from 16 feet away


See on Scoop.it – Internet of Things, M2M Korean researchers have shown it’s possible to wirelessly transmit power over a distance of 16 feet and charge up to 40 smartphones. Mike Mitchell‘s insight: This headline is grabbing, but what I wonder how many real applications need 100W transferred at 40% or less efficiency.  I’ve heard […]

14 Big Acquisitions in the IoT Industry | SteamingTech


See on Scoop.it – Internet of Things, M2M Mike Mitchell‘s insight: A good summary of recent acquisitions in M2M and IoT. Mindshare in this space has always been fragmented, so losing a few brands is probably creative  See on www.steamingtech.com