Intel unveiled Tuesday at its developers' forum a wearable specifically designed for the enterprise – a security bracelet that authenticates the wearer and unlocks his or her computer.
I often report on data consumerization here in FierceBigData, but it's important to note how data consumerization is in turn driving the consumerization of other things and services too....
In a move to bring more business use cases to the device, Salesforce revealed 20 Apple Watch apps yesterday that provide actionable information at a glance. That could be good news for early adopters as the Apple Watch has yet to provide many enterprise users with a robust enough offering to justify the its price tag.
On an overseas business trip and need to translate a phrase without missing a beat? Microsoft may have the solution with the Thursday release of its Translator app on the Apple Watch and Android Wear.
When users and enterprises become interested in certain technologies, so do hackers. It makes sense, right? More users mean more potential data to steal. To prevent this from happening, Underwriters Laboratories is creating security guidelines to help wearables makers ensure they're implementing adequate security precautions.
The top news stories for July 30, 2015.
Look for more apps to arrive that act on user health data – from wearables to medical lab reports – to prompt users to take preventative or emergency action.
A 90-year-old insurance company has found success in Google Glass, according to an article at Baseline. Pennsylvania-based Erie Insurance Group suited up their adjusters with the smartglasses in December 2014 and wrapped up the trial in February of this year.
It seems that the latest push for Google Glass – which the company never truly gave up on – will focus on the workplace and professionals who would benefit from a hands-free, eye-activated computer system. Reports of unnamed sources "familiar" with the next iteration of Google Glass said the company has started referring to the project as "Enterprise Edition" or "Google Glass EE."
The top news stories for June 23, 2015.