Despite a plethora of connected devices both within and outside the home, most people want to watch live TV on their TV, a pair of reports has concluded.
AT&T, Cisco Systems, General Electric, IBM and Intel are coming together to form a new group to try to create standards for the sensors inside machines and sprouting up around cities as part of the Internet of Things.
Nearly 80 percent of U.S. adults still get most of their video through traditional pay-TV services, though paid streaming video services and free services also make up a large portion of viewing, a CEA study found.
The global market for connected devices that allow users to access the Internet is set to surpass 6 billion units this year, IHS Technology said.
Software company Wolfram has partnered with Intel to implement the Wolfram Language on the Intel Edison, an SD-card-size computer that can be used with Internet-connected wearables and other diminutive devices destined to play roles in the emerging Internet of Things.
The Internet of Things, which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will grow to 26 billion units installed in 2020, representing an almost 30-fold increase from 900 million in 2009, according to a new report from Gartner.
In an effort to kick start the creation of standards for the emerging Internet of Things trend, Qualcomm said it has given the code behind its AllJoyn framework to the Linux Foundation. In turn, the Linux Foundation said it created the new AllSeen Alliance that will use AllJoyn to develop a new interoperable standard for connecting devices and objects to the Internet.
Qualcomm is starting to put its money where its mouth is in terms of the Internet of Things and is introducing a chipset line designed specifically for connected devices inside homes.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.--Verizon Wireless unveiled a new retail concept meant to highlight connected devices on its LTE network, part of a broader national retail effort to educate consumers about LTE devices beyond smartphones, tablets and hotspots.
It could be called TV Mostly Everywhere. Verizon FiOS subscribers with iOS or Android-based devices or Kindle Fire will be able to "access popular television shows and movies" while away from their residential connections.