These are the headlines from some of the web sources that I follow.
Your wearable alcohol monitor is worried about you
A private medical device maker, BACtrack, earned the $200,000 cash prize for the National Institute of Health Wearable Biosensor Challenge this week for its BACtrack Skyn wristband, an alcohol monitor. This challenge was issued back in March to encourage the creation of wearables that improve the measuring of blood alcohol levels, while remaining discreet. See... Read more » The post Your wearable alcohol monitor is worried about you appeared first on ReadWrite.
This week in IoT crowdfunding: We’ve got your back
The Internet of Things is a category of products that, if executed correctly, can improve the life of its users in many ways. IoT devices can make it easier to get through your day, improve on traditional solutions to everyday problems, and even inspire creativity in new and exciting ways. This week’s lineup of crowdfunded... Read more » The post This week in IoT crowdfunding: We’ve got your back appeared first on ReadWrite.
Algorithms (and gentlemen), start your engines!
On this Memorial Day weekend – traditional start of the racing season the US and the calendar home of the Indy 500 – we thought we’d take a look at the future of racing, and whether Ricky Bobby will find himself hammering it home in the driver’s seat…or pushing fries in the concession stand. Autonomous... Read more » The post Algorithms (and gentlemen), start your engines! appeared first on ReadWrite.
Nationwide IoT network to link up South Korean smart cities
Smart city ambitions just leveled up thanks to a partnership between South Korean firms Samsung Electronics and SK Telecom that will build a nationwide Internet of Things (IoT) friendly network. As reported by TheVerge.com, the companies announced plans to construct a network across South Korea for connected devices and smart city technology. The coast-to-coast network... Read more » The post Nationwide IoT network to link up South Korean smart cities appeared first on ReadWrite.
Netatmo launches Connect API for smart home developers
Smart home company Netatmo announced earlier this week its own API for third-party Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Called Netatmo Connect, the API provides developers with the ability to connect to Netatmo’s products and create meaningful interactions. Connect has three major platforms – weather, smart home, and enterprise. Weather uses data from the Netatmo Weather... Read more » The post Netatmo launches Connect API for smart home developers appeared first on ReadWrite.
Google’s self-driving car lab rolls into Motor City
In a move geared toward driving its autonomous vehicle program further down the road, tech giant Google will open a self-driving car technology center in the Detroit area. As reported on the Yahoo! Tech site Google is launching an advanced facility in Novi, Michigan for engineers and other specialists to test cars for its self-driving... Read more » The post Google’s self-driving car lab rolls into Motor City appeared first on ReadWrite.