IoT Newsdesk

Microsoft manager welcomes 5G to accelerate IoT

The advent of 5G will be an accelerator for the IoT, according to Tony Shakib, general manager at Microsoft Azure IoT, opening last week’s IMC IoT Infrastructure Partner Conference [...]

U-Blox scraps plans to acquire Telit

Swiss IoT firm U-Blox has pulled out of its plan to buy Telit after Telit terminated discussions. U-Blox announced back in November its intention to acquire Telit after speculation [...]

ElectrifAi publishes 58 ML models on AWS

New Jersey AI firm ElectrifAi has published 58 machine-learning (ML) models on Amazon Web Services (AWS) that help data scientists and developers prepare, build, train and deploy ML models [...]

Vodafone lets TrakTek track across borders

Chilean telematics company TrackTec is using Vodafone Business’ IoT services to reduce maintenance costs by 20%, improve operational efficiency, and enable better safety and security for customers.  TrackTec develops [...]

Kontakt.io integrates BLE with Cisco DNA Spaces

California-based Kontakt.io has announced an integration with the Cisco DNA Spaces platform to enable Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) IoT in workspaces, healthcare, education and more. Kontakt.io specialises in indoor [...]

Thales extends IoT partnership with Sequans

Thales intends to use fellow French firm Sequans’ Monarch 2 and Calliope 2 platforms as a basis for its latest Cinterion IoT LTE-M, NB-IoT and Cat 1 modules. Thales [...]

T-Mobile NB-IoT enables smart agriculture in Poland

T-Mobile Polska is using NB-IoT technology to enable smart cultivation for Estonian firm eAgronom. The first implementation in Poland of a commercial e-agriculture project started at the turn of [...]

Airgain acquires NimbeLink for $15m

Californian antenna company Airgain has acquired privately held NimbeLink, a specialist in cellular industrial IoT services, for $15m. The addition of NimbeLink’s embedded modem and asset tracking products is [...]

Intel neural network enhances facial recognition

Intel has introduced RealSense ID, a device that combines an active depth sensor with a neural network designed to deliver secure, accurate and user-aware facial authentication. It works with [...]

U-Blox LTE-M module lands CES innovation award

Swiss firm U-Blox’s Sara-R5 LTE-M module with IoT security-as-a-service has been distinguished as a CES 2021 Innovation Awards honouree. The CES Innovation Awards programme, owned and produced by the [...]

Metos and Paige partner on LoRaWan in USA

Metos and Paige Wireless are working together to distribute and promote LoRaWan capability throughout the USA. Metos is a US affiliate of Austrian company Pessl Instruments. It has entered [...]

Maxim harvester increases IoT battery life

Designers of space-constrained products can increase runtime with the Max 20361 single- and multi-cell solar harvester with maximum power point tracking from Maxim Integrated. Said to be the industry’s [...]