BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2018--Sigfox U.S.A., the North America network operator for the global Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) connectivity provider Sigfox, has partnered with PNI Sensor to launch an IoT enabled parking solution in the US, the Sigfox enabled PlacePod.Solving the most mission-critical aspects of parking management including accurate, real-time vehicle detection and location of available parking spaces, the PlacePod is an industrialized low power wide area IoT enabled smart parking sensor for on-street, off-street, municipal, and private parking management. Unlike other magnetic sensor-based parking sensors, PlacePod accurately detects parking events in dense urban environments and filters out magnetic interference from underground trains, passing traffic, and overhead power lines which can trigger false parking events.With the power of Sigfox unique device-to-cloud technology, the Sigfox enabled PlacePod has an extremely long battery life, allowing for … [Read more...] about Sigfox U.S.A and PNI Sensor Partner to Bring Low Power Wide Area IoT Enabled Parking Solution to the US
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Still, some migrant advocates have questioned the benefits brought by the caravan. "We don't think it's a really good move," said the Rev. Patrick Murphy, who heads the Catholic-run Casa del Migrante in Tijuana, a 120-bed shelter that overlooks the city. "What happens to those people who have made this journey for quite a few weeks now, and they get rejected, or worse yet, they don't even get their asylum cases heard?" … [Read more...] about Dozens of Central Americans seek asylum at U.S. border today
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg will hold meetings with some U.S. lawmakers on Monday, a day before he is due to appear at Congressional hearings over a political consultancy’s use of customer data, two congressional aides said on Sunday. The planned meetings at Capitol Hill are expected to continue through Monday afternoon and include some lawmakers from committees before whom Zuckerberg is due to testify, said the aides, who asked not to be identified because the meetings have not been made public. Facebook declined to comment. Zuckerberg is scheduled to appear before a joint hearing of the U.S. Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees on Tuesday and the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday. Facebook has come under fire in recent weeks after it said that the personal information of up to 87 million users, mostly in the United States, may have been improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. … [Read more...] about Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. lawmakers today: sources
During the primary season that led up to the recent election of Donald Trump as president, the billionaire real estate developer and reality television star had some rough words for Apple. Besides trying to start a boycott of the company for its failure to unlock a terrorist's iPhone, Trump was upset at the tech titan for building its products overseas. Trump had floated the idea of a 35% tax on imported products made outside of the U.S. A Trump administration, said The Donald, would force Apple "to build their damn computers in this country instead of other countries."Today, a story in the Nikkei Asian Review cited an anonymous source for its report that Apple is investigating the possibility of manufacturing the iPhone in the states. Apple allegedly spoke with Foxconn and Pegatron, the two contract manufacturers it uses to build its smartphones and tablets. Apple allegedly brought the idea of moving production to the attention of the two companies back in June. That was five months … [Read more...] about Report: Apple considers building the iPhone in the U.S.
With live streaming offered on many social media sites, becoming a live personality has never been so easy. Today, Instagram is debuting live video for Instagram Stories. Go to the camera for Stories and swipe to "Live." Your followers will know that you are streaming thanks to a "live" button that will appear over your Story icon. Your friends and family will be able to tap on their screen to send you floating hearts and comments.Unlike some other social media sites that offer streaming video, there is no way on Instagram to save videos to view later. That means that if you want to catch a live stream from a certain person, you will have to be clicking on their stream just at the right time. Instagram does say that it will post "Top Live" videos on the Explore page to alert you to a stream that you might want to join.While the feature is rolling out in the U.S. starting today, it might be a few days before all state-side Instagram users can start streaming live. The Facebook-owned … [Read more...] about Instagram Live starts rolling out to U.S. subscribers today