Google-funded ‘super sensor’ project brings IoT powers to dumb appliances – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch The so-called ‘smart home’ often comes across looking incredibly dumb. Either you have to shell out lots of money to replace perfectly functional appliances for their Internet-connected equivalents — which might then be […]

Lighthouse tells you what happens in your home when you’re not there – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch A thief, your kids skipping school or paranormal activity? That’s the question that Lighthouse aims to answer with its new interactive assistant. By combining sophisticated sensors with computer vision technology, the Lighthouse […]

Volans-i shows off its long-range delivery drones in Texas – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Whether they’re flying pizzas, burritos or medications to customers’ doors, drones for delivery have arrived. Businesses as far-ranging as UPS, Domino’s, Amazon and the hospital group Ticino EOC are testing drones, and, in some cases, […]

Fortem raises $5.5 million to hunt and take down unwanted drones – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch After drones became available to private citizens around the world, bad actors found ways to use them for nefarious purposes like spying on corporations, carrying contraband across borders and into prison yards, […]

Amazon beefs up drone delivery R&D in Cambridge – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Amazon is expanding its R&D facilities in Cambridge, UK, with a plan to move into a new 60,000sq ft site in the city with capacity for more than 400 staff. Cambridge University, one of the […]