Go Drone Or Go Home
Gear up on five IoT news bites for Tuesday
Drone Racing The Drone Racing League is broadcasting its entire 2016 season over the next few weeks, starting with its first race in Miami. Five races made up the competition but the first race took FPV drones through the NFL's Sun Life stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins. Drones flew around the stadium, and through tunnels and gates at speeds of up to 120 mph. Broadcasting the races on ESPN and ESPN 2 in the U.S., SKY Sport Mix in the U.K. and Prosieben Maxx in Germany is one way to increase viewership of the sport—and grow interest worldwide.
Breathe HereMint is a new IoT device that may give you insight into the health of your mouth. The device is a sensor that you breathe into—with results read on your smartphone. What can you see? The level of sulfur compounds in your mouth which could indicate gum disease.
Tattling Cameras Smart security cameras may be able to do more than just show what someone is doing. One day, they might be able to alert someone they left their luggage behind or notify police about a suspect car seen in an intersection. So says The Verge which reported on chip maker Movidius and some of the abilities its newer chips are possibly able to accomplish.
Pokémon Halloween Not playing Pokémon Go anymore? You might want to pick up the game starting tomorrow when a new update will unleash "more spooky Pokémon than normal," says the gaming company.
IoT Army Curious how your connected light bulb could morph into a malware army? We explain what happened last week when devices across the world linked together to attack the internet. And yes, it could happen again.