IMC Newsdesk Archives: November 2019
Microsoft and Nokia have announced they are working together on IoT, AI and cloud computing. The collaboration will combine Microsoft's Azure-based IoT, AI and compute services with Nokia's LTE/5G private wireless, IP, SD-WAN and IoT connectivity services. Target markets include industrial automation, enterprises, and CSPs serving enterprise customers
European satellite operator Eutelsat has launched a satellite-based IoT connectivity service. Eutelsat IoT FIRST is an integrated IoT connectivity service operating in Ku-band via Eutelsat’s geostationary satellites
Research into ALS, or motor neurone disease, has received a boost with the launch of a mobile app to track the progression of the disease in nationwide clinical trials across the United States. Using precision point technology, the new mobile app will provide nearly 500 times more data from each patient about the progression of the disease than current clinical trial techniques
Smart energy grid technology firm CAHORS Group has integrated LoRa and LoRaWAN technologies from analogue and mixed-signal specialist Semtech Corporation. The LoRa technology is being incorporated into CAHORS' new Sentinel line fault detection solutions. They will support more accurate line fault detection in smart grid networks
Google is buying smart wearables company Fitbit for approximately $2.1bn.
Dell Technologies has validated IoT enabler Telit’s DeviceWise asset gateway software for use on its Edge Gateway 3000 series. The software is now available in integrated cloud-ready industrial IoT form.
Californian IoT start-up Particle has raised $40m in a series C round led by Qualcomm Ventures and Energy Impact Partners.
Vodafone has selected Taoglas Edge industrial-grade hardware and firmware connectivity for the Vodafone Business Invent application development platform, which allows the creation of custom-built IoT services.
Japanese electronics company Renesas has introduced energy-harvesting embedded controllers and an evaluation kit that supports the development of battery maintenance-free IoT equipment.
German certification body Dekra has become a LoRa Alliance authorised test house for India band testing. It will provide local testing and certification services for manufacturers of communication devices, according to the LoRaWan standard.
Swedish software company IAR Systems has updated its IAR Embedded Workbench for Arm to provide integration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Italian embedded system provider Eurotech has announced a multi-service IoT edge gateway with LTE connectivity for industrial and lightly rugged applications.
A sensor evaluation board from Japan-based Omron gives developers working on sensor systems for the IoT a fast track to a proof-of-concept prototype hosted on Raspberry Pi, Arduino or Adafruit Feather.