IMC Newsdesk Archives: January 2020
Toyota has said it plans to build a 175 acre smart city in Japan at the base of Mount Fuji. The Japanese car-maker aims to break ground at the site, to be called 'Woven City', in 2021
European semiconductor maker ST has launched what it claims is the world's first LoRa system-on-chip (SoC) for connecting smart devices to the IoT using long distance wireless connections
Delta Air Lines is engaging in a multi-year collaboration with IBM to explore the potential of quantum computing to transform customer and employee experiences
Flex, Infineon and QuickLogic have launched a development kit and System-in-Package to reduce development time for IoT devices, and allow rapid scale up to high volume manufacture
Technology solutions provider Avnet is launching a new Partner Programme designed to provide developers with a place to build complete IoT solutions, enabling them to scale their business in a quick and cost-effective manner
Intel CEO Bob Swann (pictured) kicked off this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by announcing breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) that pave the way for autonomous driving, a new era of mobile computing innovation, and the future of immersive sports and entertainment.
HKBN Enterprise has partnered with Thinxtra to be the first telecoms carrier in Hong Kong to launch an IoT platform based on Sigfox technology.
Chinese technology giant Xiaomi plans to invest RMB50bn over the next five years in 5G, AI and IoT, according to CEO Lei Jun (pictured) in his New Year statement. The announcement came as Xiaomi found itself in a security row with Google when a user reported being able to see other people’s Xiaomi camera feeds through a Nest hub.
Taoglas introduced its latest antenna and RF designs at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and demonstrated an IoT connected health product for the equestrian industry that monitors a horse’s heart rate, activity, behaviour and GPS location in real time.
At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Californian semiconductor IP firm Ceva unveiled its Senslinq integrated hardware IP and software platform that aggregates sensor fusion, sound and connectivity technologies to enable contextually aware IoT devices.
Telit’s LM960A18 PCI Express Mini Card (mPCIe) has been certified by the major global mobile network operators, including the largest operators in North America.
Tennessee-based Metova has announced digital transformation and IoT technology assessment services that provide a detailed analysis of existing technology architecture and source code with a focus on company growth and goals.
South Korean operator SK Telecom has certified a cellular module from Swiss firm U-Blox to add security to its LTE-M network.
UAE-based Thuraya Telecommunications has signed an agreement with Rockville Technologies to boost satellite IoT and M2M communication services in Pakistan.
US IoT firm Kore has won the M2M Innovation of the Year award in the fourth annual IoT Breakthrough Awards programme for its eSIM.
Shipments of cellular IoT gateways will reach 8.0 million by 2023, according to market researcher Berg Insight.