Arlo is making this subscription thing work: Last fall I wrote about Arlo's financialsand wondered if the connected camera company could make it as a stand-alone business by forcing customers to pay for monthly subscriptions. It seems it's doing well … [Read more...]
IoT news of the week, February 11, 2022
No, IRS; you can’t ID.me: A few newsletters back, I called attention to some disturbing facial recognition news in the U.S. The Internal Revenue Service was planning to require face scans using ID.me for any citizens accessing or filing their federal … [Read more...]
First flexible CPUs, now flexible RAM: Could this jumpstart truly smart clothing?
Innovation in flexible computing components is arriving in wave after wave of late. In June, a report detailed a 32-bit ARM microprocessor that could bend, and this month, we learned that Stanford researchers demonstrated working bendable RAM. When … [Read more...]
Does Clear share your biometric data with Hertz for faster vehicle rentals?
On our most recent IoT Podcast episode, Drew called into our voicemail hotline with an interesting question. Drew uses his Clear membership to speed through airport security: The paid service verifies a travelers identity as a "safe" flyer, allowing … [Read more...]