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26 Jun, 2019

Episode 60-- Weekly IoT News Update

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IoT news for this week:

IoT Can Make Construction Less of a Headache

With more data, constructing buildings can look more like factory manufacturing…

Amazon’s Plan to Move In to Your Next Apartment Before You Do

The tech giant has figured out a way to get millions of its smart speakers into homes without consumers lifting a finger, as property managers bring in Alexa to manage tenants…

Training a single AI model can emit as much carbon as five cars in their lifetimes

Deep learning has a terrible carbon footprint…

NXP and Microsoft Bring Microsoft Azure Sphere Security to the Intelligent Edge with a New Energy-Efficient Processor

Companies partner to accelerate development of secure edge-to-cloud connected experiences…

Cisco To Scoop Up Sentryo To Boost Industrial IoT Security

Cisco plans to acquire Industrial IoT provider Sentryo in a move that will give end users more visibility and protection over operational technology endpoints across their networks…

Universal Parks Taps Comcast’s MachineQ To Infuse IoT Intelligence Into Park Operations In Universal Orlando Resort

The use of a low power wide area network is enabling projects designed to increase efficiency.

Verizon now sells a $100 tracking device with one year of free service

Verizon today launched sales of the $99.99 Verizon Smart Locator, a tiny device that can be kept with your keys, bag, or other possessions (or pets) that you never want to lose.

Dutch Google Assistant Voice SEO Research 2019 Shows Different Results Between Google Home and Assistant on Smartphones

In the last 3 months, we did extensive research into the voice results from the Google Assistant via both smart speaker (Google Home Mini) and as a smartphone app on IOS…

Infineon revs up auto business with $10 billion Cypress deal

Germany’s Infineon has agreed to buy Silicon Valley-based Cypress Semiconductor for $10 billion, in an expensive move by Europe’s largest chip-maker to expand further in next-generation automobiles and Internet technologies.

Introducing Alexa Conversations (Preview), a New AI-Driven Approach to Natural Dialogs through the Alexa Skills Kit

Today we’re excited to announce Alexa Conversations, a new deep learning-based approach that developers can use for creating natural voice experiences on Alexa with less effort, fewer lines of code, and less training data than before…


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