This Week in the Internet of Things (IoT): 12/26/2014

Each week, we scour the Internet superhighway for the latest and greatest Internet of Things news. From product launches to thought leadership articles, below are our five favorite IoT items this week.

This Smart Band Wants To Turn Your Arm Into A Touchscreen

Smart Band Arm Touchscreen

It looks like we’re inching ever so close to a Minority Report-like future after all. That’s because Paris-based company Cicret (pronounced “secret”) is looking to kick the wearables game up a notch by transforming your arm into your phone’s screen. Read more.

Amputee Able To Control Prosthetic Limbs Through Thought

Thought Controlled Prosthetic Limbs

By simply thinking about moving his prosthetic limbs, a Colorado man is regaining control he’s missed since he lost his arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago. Read more.

Smart Tech Gadgets That Help You Stay Ahead Of The Weather

Weather Reading Arm Band

From garments to accessories and even infrastructure within our homes, emerging technology offers us new ways to empower our lives, especially when it comes to the weather. The future is coming into focus and it’s bigger and brighter than we imagined. Read more.

Texas Instruments Builds An Alternative Energy For The IoT

Internet Of Things Power

The Internet of Things is nothing without batteries and plugs. But it’s possible to build a sensor network that uses harvested energy that comes from changes in temperature, vibrations, wind and light, as Texas Instruments (TI) will demonstrate at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Read more.

Eva Wants To Quantify Your Showering

Eva Smart Shower

Eva is a device that attaches to your shower, between the water inlet pipe and shower head, and includes a proximity sensor, temperature sensor and a water flow valve so it can intelligently throttle back the water flow when the ideal water temperature is reached, or when the occupant has stepped away from the shower head. Read more.

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