The Internet of Things

Twilio

Twilio’s MMS Tech Now Works With the Internet of Things

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Twilio is adding a twist to its MMS service, which lets developers embed picture, video and other multimedia messaging into their apps. It’s now adding MMS support for regular 10-digit phone numbers, wherever that number happens to terminate. That means companies can now use a single phone number for all of their customer communications, whether […]

Harmony Ultimate Home

Logitech’s New Harmony Remotes Can Control Your Whole Smart Home

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Harmony remotes have been an essential tool in any serious home theater setup for years now, but on Wednesday, Logitech turned its focus to home automation and controlling every room in your house. It just announced new, rebranded versions of its upper-tier remotes, which now all fall under the “Harmony Living Home” line. To be […]

The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is Inspiring a New World of Partnerships

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When it comes to the smart home, big names like Nest and Dropcam have gotten most of the attention due to their product success and lucrative acquisition figures. But as impressive as these products have been, there are a multitude of other unknown products ranging from door locks to basic thermostats that require connectivity and […]

Ant-Sized Radio

This Ant-Sized Radio Could Power the Future of the Internet of Things

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Engineers at Stanford University have developed a tiny radio that’s about as big as an ant and that’s cheap and small enough that it could help realize the “Internet of things”—the world of everyday objects that send and receive data via the Internet. The radio is built on a piece of silicon that measures just […]

Open Garden

Open Garden’s Mesh Network Now Works WIth The Internet Of Things

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Open Garden launched at TechCrunch Disrupt NY more than two years ago. At that time, the company was focused on building a mesh network for Android phones, but since then, it has also found success through its FireChat app for offline chatting. Now, the company is expanding into the Internet of Things. Open Garden’s Mobile […]