IoT weather data transforms insurance and airline industries

(Image Credit: iStockPhoto/peshkov)

The latest developments weather prediction, driven by the Internet of Things and cognitive computing, are already having a transformative effect on a number of industries including insurance and airlines. The Weather Company’s CEO David Kenny said that sources of data range from satellites in space, airlines providing wind speed and oscillation data, drones and weather balloons,...

By IoT News, 18 December 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, IoT, Smart Cities.

Eindhoven University develops self-charging wireless sensor

(Image Credit: iStockPhoto/svetikd)

Researchers from the Eindhoven University of Technology have developed a tiny wireless temperature sensor powered by radio waves from the sensor's wireless network.

The unique power source means the sensor does not have to be charged by wire, nor does it require a battery change. It could have several applications, including within smart buildings, payment systems, wireless identification,...

By IoT News, 09 December 2015, 1 comment. Categories: Data & Analytics, IoT, Smart Cities, Smart Homes.