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Drones make strides in oil and gas infrastructure inspection and repair

Drones keep strutting their stuff when it comes to commercial applications, with more news this week about drones helping maintain and repair oil and gas industry infrastructure.

Apple Watch could soon adjust alert volume on iPhone by listening to ambient sounds

The Apple Watch may soon be able to automatically adjust the volume of iPhone alerts based on the sounds the Watch picks up on its microphone, according to a patent application the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published Thursday.

Spotlight: Google gets patent for self-driving delivery vehicle

Google has received a U.S. patent for an autonomous delivery vehicle, RCR Wireless reported Wednesday.

Security issue with Trane ComfortLink II thermostats highlights broader IoT security risk, says Cisco's Talos

Cisco's Talos Group has identified security vulnerabilities in commercial smart thermostats made by Trane that could enable an attacker to gain access to the entire network through the vulnerable devices.

Commercial boon in drone tech will not be confined to air vehicles, predicts investment banker

There will be continued broad commercial applications for drone technology, not just air-based, but land- and sea-based systems as well, predicted Jon Rubin, a partner and head of the drone practice at investment bank Westbury Group.

India's HCL teams with Microsoft on IoT incubation center in Redmond

The Internet of Things knows no geographic boundaries, as evidenced by the alliance announced Monday between India's HCL Technologies and Microsoft to launch an IoT incubation center in Redmond.

EagleView's netted enclosure lab could be boon for commercial applications of drone tech

EagleView Technology is working on an outdoor research lab aimed at drone research and flight training that will give researchers a chance to test drones in outdoor environments, which could bring a number of rapid strides in drone research and development, particularly for commercial applications.

Regulations, cybersecurity main hurdles left for autonomous vehicles

Connected cars and autonomous vehicles are coming; it's just a matter of when and how. The technology is essentially viable, and now it's up to U.S. lawmakers, government agency officials and industry executives to come to an agreement on making these rolling mobile devices street legal.

M2M mobile data connections are forecast to soar by 2020, says Cisco

Machine-to-machine mobile data connections are forecast by Cisco to represent 26.4 percent of mobile-connected devices in 2020, up from 7.7 percent last year, and to generate 6.7 percent of total mobile traffic, up from 2.7 percent last year.

Hey farmers, here are 5 wearables your cows need

Gone are the days of manually collecting data from each animal on the farm. The world of wearable technology for livestock is growing, and Modern Farmer recently outlined five wearable device that dairy farmers could attach to their cows to better track vital data like health, location and even the presence of predators that could harm them.