IMC Newsdesk Archives: October 2019
AT&T has certified what it is claimed to be the world's smallest form factor LTE-M and NB-IoT module for operation on its 4G LTE wireless network. The module was jointly produced by Japan-based Murata Electronics and Sony subsidiary Altair Semiconductor.
Finland IoT services company Uros is to open an IoT and 5G innovation centre at its Oulu headquarters using technology from Qualcomm.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is helping Humber College in Ontario transform the student and campus experience by addressing the skills gap, broadening academic delivery, increasing programme options, and enhancing technology and innovation across the college.
Swiss company U-Blox has partnered the Kudelski Group to help companies protect IoT devices and the ecosystems. They have set up the IoT Security Lab, a consulting service for protecting business assets in high-value ecosystems.
German electronics company Infineon is working with Taiwan-based Lanner Electronics to add trusted platform modules (TPMs) to embedded IoT computing and network platforms.
Nordic communications service provider Telia has selected Ericsson as its sole 5G radio access network (RAN) vendor for its nationwide network in Norway to help it deploy IoT and Industry 4.0 applications.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have devised a way to turn RFID tags into solar-powered sensors for IoT applications.
Japanese electronics giant Renesas has unveiled a family of 32bit Arm Cortex-M microcontrollers with extra security for intelligent IoT applications. The RA MCU family combines security, connectivity, HMI, flexible software and a partner ecosystem.
European satellite operator Eutelsat is targeting the IoT with a constellation of 25 nanosatellites as part of a partnership with Sigfox.
A white paper from the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) and the LoRa Alliance explores IoT use cases incorporating both wifi and LoRaWan technologies.
Arizona electronics company Microchip says it is simplifying hardware-based IoT security with pre-provisioned devices for deployments as low as ten units in Amazon Web Services (AWS), LoRa and Google Cloud applications.
Japanese researchers have developed a way to power IoT devices from ambient radio waves in the atmosphere. The joint research was carried out by the Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST), Fujitsu and Tokyo Metropolitan University.
Texas-based electronics company Silicon Labs has launched integrated, secure modules to reduce development cost and complexity, making it easier to add robust mesh networking connectivity to IoT products.
Californian companies Adesto Technologies and Cadence Design Systems have collaborated to expand the ecosystem around the xSPI expanded serial peripheral interface communication protocol to enable higher transfer rates and lower latency for flash memory in IoT devices.
Minnesota-based edge-based cellular connectivity company for the industrial IoT NimbeLink is celebrating jumping 739 places in Inc Magazine’s list of the USA’s fastest growing privately held companies.
Enterprises in Germany are quickly adopting IoT technologies, with the manufacturing and automotive industries taking the lead, according to a report from Information Services Group (ISG), a technology research and advisory firm.