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.
Mercedes-Benz Shows Off Self-Driving Car Of The Future
Mercedes took a bold step into the future of self-driving cars at the CES consumer electronics show Monday night with the introduction of a radical concept car. Read more.
Samsung CEO: In 5 Years, All Of Our Products Will Be Internet Connected
The Korean electronics giant said its Web-connected products would be able to work with devices from other companies. Read more.
Could 2015 Be The Year Of Domestic Robots And 3D Printed Food?
This year has seen a rush in the popularity of smart gadgets, with items like 3D printers and smart thermostats making it onto Christmas lists for the first time. The trend is a sign of the way technology will accelerate in 2015, according to London-based futurologist Dr James Bellini. Read more.
Heads-Up Technology Puts Data On Car Windshields
One of the automotive world’s newest, buzziest upgrades was once offered only for trained jet pilots: heads-up displays, projecting a buffet of colorful information on that once-sacred place of clarity, the car windshield. Read more.
The FTC Warns Internet Of Things Businesses To Bake In Privacy And Security
The FTC has raised concerns about the complexity and privacy risks posed by the rise of an Internet of Things, with some 25 billion connected objects predicted to be online in 2015, and so-called smart home devices predicted to number around 25 million this year. Read more.