We wrote about wearables yesterday, and here is another post on a wearables theme. Bluetooth-based wearables, to be precise. Check out “Woolley’s Wearables – Android & Bluetooth”.
There’s obviously something in the air when it comes to plug-and-play components for prototyping IoT applications. Small isolated chunks of functionality – a switch, a light, a motor – that connect together easily with the help of accompanying, Web-friendly software…
Room had to be found on Gadget Master for this one. Check out the Smart Palm, spreading Wi-Fi in its shade.
There’s a call for entries for the 2016 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards. Who knows, maybe it’s time to polish your IoT prototype for presentation on a wider stage?
This one caught my eye – relatively cheap stickers from Estimote that can act as Bluetooth Smart beacons. “Nearables” is the phrase because they can push contextual data to apps running on a Bluetooth Smart Ready device, which means just about any smartphone nowadays.
Stanford students are demonstrating the potential of NFC-based hackery with a number of projects "showing how NFC-equipped phones and televisions can work together". Very impressive it is, too.
As part of its new “Ovi” web service, Nokia has unveiled plans to include social networking sites such as Facebook, Flickr and Youtube with the OS for the Series 60 Smartphone. Ovi (which means “door” in Finnish) is based on the idea of bringing content from communities of which you are already a member to your phone. With its iPhone, ...