IMC Newsdesk Archives: January 2019
Microsoft has introduced Azure IoT Hub device streams, a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that provides a foundation for secure end-to-end connectivity to IoT devices.
Intel has introduced a stand-alone inside-out tracking camera that will provide developers with a building block for autonomous devices, delivering guidance and navigation.
South Korean operator SK Telecom has certified Telit’s ME910C1-K1 LTE module for LTE Category M1 use. This gives Korean enterprises, smart cities and other organisations an option for leveraging SK Telecom's mobile IoT network.
TÜV Rheinland is expanding its Sigfox testing and certification services and has been authorised for the Sigfox Verified certification process. It has also been named a third party authorised test laboratory for the LoRa programme in Europe and hopes to extend this shortly to the USA and Asia.
IoT platform and service provider Pepper and Dark Cubed, a cyber-security specialist for small and midsized companies, have joined forces to raise awareness about security and privacy vulnerabilities plaguing household connected or smart devices.
California-based Synopsys has announced a platform to accelerate software development and debug of Arc EM processor-based systems-on-chip for low-power embedded applications such as IoT, sensor fusion and voice.
Kaertech, a Hong Kong-based provider of made-to-order connected objects, has licensed French company Kerlink’s low-power IoT reference design to design and manufacture LoRa devices.
Texas electronics company Silicon Labs has expanded its wifi portfolio of modules and transceivers, helping developers create end node products with better power efficiency, RF blocking performance and security for IoT applications.
IBM and Vodafone are creating a venture designed to help companies across Europe and beyond deliver innovation faster and succeed in a digital world. It will combine Vodafone’s IoT, 5G and edge computing with IBM’s multicloud, industry expertise and professional services capabilities.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has opened an IoT innovation laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland, to help its customers capitalise on the vast amounts of data generated outside of data centres by devices, machines, assets and sensors at the edge.
Deutsche Telekom says its Connected Things Hub is bringing clarity to the IoT. The hub supports companies in storing, processing, analysing and visualising data.
Oracle has updated its Java Card open application platform used to secure sensitive devices. Version 3.1 provides more flexibility to help meet the hardware and security requirements of existing secure chips and emerging IoT technologies.
Amazon Web Services, Avery Dennison and Samsung have joined Israeli start-up Wiliot's original investor group for a $30m series B funding round, anticipating a future where paper-thin battery-free Bluetooth sensors connect people with packaging and products.
By supporting concurrent communications over Bluetooth LE, sub-1GHz wireless and Sigfox, a dual-radio development kit from ST Microelectronics gives flexibility to envision, build and connect IoT devices such as smart sensors, finders and trackers.
Nevada-based security company BlackRidge Technology has launched an identity-based product line for critical infrastructure and the industrial IoT.
At next month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Israeli telecoms company Callup will present an IoT self care portal for customers of mobile operators. The portal, which is a self-provisioning tool, lets users manage their own usage and profile through the portal.
In what is said to be the biggest field trial of its kind so far, real estate service provider Ista has tested NB-IoT in buildings together with Deutsche Telekom. The technology scored well with very high availability.
Spanish wireless sensor company Libelium has issued its ten top tips for making an IoT project a success.
Intel will use artificial intelligence (AI) and IoT technology to detect poachers in real time at 100 reserves across Africa.
Samsung called on Zipit Wireless, a South Carolina-based IoT value-added services provider, to support Samsung's SmartThings Tracker, a GPS and LTE-M enabled tracking device in a small, lightweight form factor.
Digi has introduced a secure wireless router for complex mobile and industrial environments. It has dual cellular interfaces for immediate failover and continuous connectivity, a hardened mil-spec-certified design and built-in security framework.
At last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Antenova revealed a blade antenna and its latest reference design for a small but high performing on board device.
RS Components has introduced a version of its entry-level Arduino Uno wifi board for IoT projects, adding security for wireless communications.
Virginia start-up Syndesy Technologies, a product and engineering firm focused on the IoT, has released its flagship product, the Syntrac PL1, a 4G LTE Cat 1 and 3G HSPA communications and tracking development platform.
On the eve of this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Gregory Bryant (pictured), senior vice president of Intel’s client computing group, took to the stage to showcase the company's commitment to improve the computing and communications foundation that will advance how people experience the world and expand human potential.
Technology will only make people’s lives better if the industry can achieve true intelligence, said IP Park (pictured), president of LG Electronics, in the South Korean company’s first ever keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Blackberry is scaling its secure technology and licensing strategy to empower the electronics industry to bring to market safe and secure IoT devices.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) vice president Volkhard Bregulla has been elected 2019 chairman of the IoT M2M Council (IMC). He will be joined for the first time by an IMC vice chairman, Sara Brown, VP of marketing with MultiTech Systems.
Swiss wireless technology company U-Blox has filed a lawsuit against Interdigital in the United States District Court for Southern California to obtain a “fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory” licence to Interdigital’s patents.
Taiwanese video IoT analytics company Gorilla Technology has secured $15m in D-round funding from SBI, a Japanese financial services company that makes active investments in fintech, AI and blockchain.
Canadian start-up Cybeats, a cyber-security company protecting IoT devices, has raised $3m to expand its team in Toronto and abroad.
PodM2M announced IoT security monitoring and threat detection as standard on all its connectivity products at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Antenova showed its latest SMD positioning antenna and a development kit for certified cat-four LTE designs.