Internet of Things (IoT) connected clothing for cyclists has won the IoT this week. A partnership between Google and Levi to bring technology to clothing is underway. The project will first focus on a connected tech jacket for cyclists. Read more about this below.
In other news, the Internet of Things Developers Conference (otherwise known as IoT Dev Con) was happening this week. The topics ranged from connected IoT security, smart health care for the elderly, future products and designs, and much more.
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Winning IoT: Cycling Tech Jacket
Google and Levi are teaming up to create IoT connected clothing for cyclists. Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) team has been working on integrating technology into everyday clothing and apparel. Starting with a cycling tech jacket for commuters that will allow you to control your music, maps, and other apps without having to pull out your smartphone.
The IoT tech jacket is supposed to be available to the public beginning spring, 2017.
Check out the intro video below:
Intel buys startup to improve self-driving ambitions. San Francisco-based, Itseez was purchased by technology giant Intel this week, 5/16/2016 to 5/23/2016. The purchase marks a major step in Intel’s IoT direction.
Intel is transforming from being a primarily PC company to a company which powers and progresses the Internet of Things. This purchase specifically marks a move towards autonomous vehicles, which many believe will be an important part of our future. Learn more from the Intel Newsroom.
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