IMC Newsdesk Archives: April 2019
Frying pans, pill bottles, yoga mats, coffee cups and countless other non-electronic objects could be turned into a network of IoT sensors using RFID-based technology developed by the University of Michigan with support from Intel.
Spanish telco Telefónica has partnered Indian telecoms analytics firm Subex to form a cyber-security venture focussing on the IoT.
California-based enterprise IoT security company Armis has raised $65m in series C funding, bringing the company's total funding to $112m.
Lack of funding, interoperability and business models remain the top three hurdles to deploying IoT technology, according to the latest quarterly IoT Buyers’ Index from the IoT M2M Council (IMC). However, for the first time, security eclipsed them as a concern among apps developers.
Danish telecommunications operator Teracom and Swiss IoT infrastructure-provider Loriot have completed a nationwide LoRaWan in Denmark.
California-based Nyansa has unveiled the AI-based Voyance IoT that integrates IoT security and device performance analytics in one platform. It automatically classifies, secures and analyses the behaviour of IoT devices from end to end across enterprise wired and wireless access networks.
Swiss positioning and wireless communications company U-Blox is providing critical timing technology to strengthen mobile network operator China Unicom’s 4G network and provide a platform for the rollout of 5G connectivity.
Arizona electronics company On Semiconductor is helping enable battery-less and maintenance-free IoT with the introduction of its RSL10 multi-sensor platform powered solely with a solar cell.
At last month’s Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, Sigfox partnered with technology providers iWire and Lite-On Technology to roll out a tracking service that safeguarded the 10,000 athletes and delegates opting into the scheme.
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has announced two offerings to help enterprises simplify the adoption of IoT.
Major industrial IoT providers took on the practical issues of deployment during the IoT M2M Council (IMC) conference at last week’s Hannover Messe in Germany.
Private equity investment group Aliter Capital has combined two of the UK’s fastest-growing IoT companies – Glasgow headquartered Boston Networks and Welsh firm Pinacl.
SenRa, an Indian LoRaWan service provider, and Californian IoT firm MyDevices have launched IoT in a Box for the Indian market with the initial roll-out focused on providing end-to-end commercial refrigeration monitoring.
Customer satisfaction research company JD Power and Chicago-based AI and IoT software firm Uptake Technologies are developing analytics products for the automotive industry, utilities and the telecoms sector.
Germany-based 1NCE, which provides an IoT flat rate, has launched an environmental monitoring localised playbook for free download.
Vidatronic has announced a series of 40nm integrated power management unit IP cores optimised for wireless and NB-IoT applications.
Siemens and SAS have announced a partnership that will help companies create IoT edge and cloud-enabled services by applying SAS and open source streaming analytics through Siemens' MindSphere.
German software company SAP and Deutsche Telekom subsidiary T-Systems have connected their cloud-based platforms for networked devices and sensors. This lets users seamlessly integrate IoT data into their SAP systems.
Qualcomm demonstrated IoT applications with multiple companies at this week’s Hannover Messe using a live over-the-air 5G NR network with mobile test devices powered by its Snapdragon X50 5G modem and antenna modules with integrated RF transceiver, RF front-end and antenna elements.
At this week’s Hannover Messe, Software AG showed a preliminary version of its Apama analytics builder that it says can radically reduce the time it takes to design, develop and deploy analytics for IoT applications.
Schneider Electric has introduced a digital ecosystem to drive worldwide economies of scale for the IoT. Launched this week at Hannover Messe, the Schneider Electric Exchange brings together experts and innovators from across industry, software and start-ups to solve sustainability and efficiency business problems.
Mobile operator TIM in Brazil has selected Gilat Satellite Networks backhaul offering to enable 4G services to unserved areas, such as highways and small towns, as well as to the agribusiness IoT market.
Taiwanese firm Delta unveiled a portfolio of energy-efficient products at this week’s Hannover Messe, with a focus on smart manufacturing, smart buildings and smart energy infrastructure.
Florida-based frequency management company Raltron Electronics has launched a passive component LoRa development kit to ease IoT design projects.