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.
Sony SmartEyeglass Developer Edition Is Available For Preorder
Where Google failed, Sony hopes to succeed. Its SmartEyeglass Developer Edition eyewear is available now for pre-order in the U.K. and Germany. Read more.
Scientists Store Data Inside DNA That Could Last Millions Of Years
Chemists subjected spheres of DNA to extreme temperatures designed to mimic chemical degradation and found the material – and the data stored on it – could be successfully decoded. Read more.
Raspberry Pi Sales Pass 5 Million
A round of applause for the U.K.-made Raspberry Pi microcomputer — which has just passed the 5 million sales mark, some three years after it was first launched with the over-modest goal of selling “a few thousand” Pi over its entire lifetime. Read more.
Grind And Brew The Perfect Coffee From Your Smart Device
The Smarter Coffee app controls the grinding of beans, coffee strength and how many cups to make, then wakes you when your coffee is ready and keeps it warm for 20 minutes. Read more.
This Flock Of Sheep Is Connected By Wi-Fi
In rural Wales, a region not noted for its connectivity, researchers have begun a study into the Internet of Sheep, attaching wireless devices to livestock to gather information. Read more.