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Microsoft and apply IoT to future pandemics

Microsoft is working with AI software provide and a group of US universities to apply IoT and artificial intelligence technology to mitigate future pandemics.

AWS Detective investigates complex security cases

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announces the general availability of Amazon Detective to analyse trillions of data points to make it easier to visualise security data and conduct faster and more efficient investigations. WarnerMedia and T-Systems are early users.

U-Blox acquires Thingstream for $10.3m

Wireless technology company U-Blox has acquired fellow Swiss firm Thingstream, an IoT communications-as-a-service provider, for CHF10m ($10.3m), announced Thomas Seiler (pictured), CEO of U-Blox, this week.

Telit module makes 5G connection on MTS sub-6GHz network

Telit’s FN980m data card module has completed a 5G connection on Mobile TeleSystems' (MTS) 4.9GHz (sub-6GHz) network in Russia. It is suitable for bandwidth-intensive applications such as branch office connectivity, professional video broadcasting, digital signage and industrial IoT.

Conectric and Black Buffalo partner on IoT blockchain

Conectric Networks, a Californian wireless IoT start-up, and New York-based Black Buffalo have agreed to collaborate on delivering IoT blockchain fusion technologies.

Uppsala researchers make solar cell that harvests indoor light

Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden have developed a solar cell that can harvest light from indoor lamps for powering IoT devices.

PrimeKey meets IoT device makers’ need for security

Swedish digital security company PrimeKey has released an enterprise cloud validation authority (VA) to meet IoT device manufacturers' need for scalable, flexible and cost-effective security. It is available on AWS Marketplace.

TE wireless accelerometer meets LoRaWan specifications

Swiss firm TE Connectivity is addressing the sensors market need with the release of a wireless accelerometer to LoRaWan specifications using edge computing.

Hannover Messe will not take place this year

There will be no Hannover Messe this year. The organisers had originally moved it from its traditional April slot to July due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but now that date has been cancelled. The plan is for next year’s show to go ahead in April 2021.


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