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Read out range of IoT and Hardware news, including the latest updates on Google Home, Alexa and Raspberry Pi. Packt Hub also provides guides on how to build your own IoT applications to bring the smart home to you.

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Hyundai joins Automotive Grade Linux and the Linux Foundation to strengthen its innovation plans

Last week, Automotive Grade Linux, a collaborative project for developing an open platform for the connected car announced that Hyundai joined Automotive Grade Linux...
Five developer centric sessions at IoT World 2018

CES 2019: Top announcements made so far

CES 2019, the annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas will go from Tuesday, Jan. 8 through Friday, Jan. 11. However, the conference has...

USB-IF launches ‘Type-C Authentication Program’ for better security

Yesterday, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the organization that supports the adoption of USB technology, launched a USB Type-C Authentication Program. The USB Type-C...
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FCC grants Google the approval for deploying Soli, their radar-based hand motion sensor

Today, Reuters reported that Google has won an approval from U.S. regulators for deploying a radar-based motion sensing device known as project Soli. According to...

How to choose components to build a basic robot 

This post will show you how to choose a robot chassis kit with wheels and motors, a motor controller, and some power for the...
Microsoft

According to a report, Microsoft plans for new 4K webcams featuring facial recognition to...

Microsoft plans to introduce two new webcams next year. One feature is designed to extend Windows Hello facial recognition to all the Windows 10...
Programming languages for 2019

IEEE Computer Society predicts top ten tech trends for 2019: assisted transportation, chatbots, and...

IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) released its annual tech future predictions, earlier this week, unveiling the top ten most likely to be adopted technology trends...
Tech trends that might die in 2019

4 things in tech that might die in 2019

If you’re in and around the tech industry, you’ve probably noticed that hype is an everyday reality. People spend a lot of time talking...

Real-time motion planning for robots made faster and efficient with RapidPlan processor

Yesterday, Realtime Robotics announced in a guest post in the IEEE spectrum that they have developed a new processor called ‘RapidPlan’ which tackles the...

AI chipmaking startup ‘Graphcore’ raises $200m from BMW, Microsoft, Bosch, Dell

Today, Graphcore, a UK-based chipmaking startup has raised $200m in a series D funding round from investors including Microsoft and BMW, valuing the company...

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