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Cisco teaches IoT at La Trobe University

Cisco is helping educate students at Melbourne’s La Trobe University on technology innovation with a focus on the IoT. The collaboration includes a new position of Cisco chair of IoT.

Sigfox and LoRa to challenge cellular IoT for next five years

Sigfox and LoRa will provide stern competition to low-power cellular IoT technologies over the next five years, according to Juniper Research.

Palo Alto Networks to buy Zingbox for $75m

Californian cyber-security company Palo Alto Networks is to acquire IoT security start-up Zingbox, for $75m.

Digi SmartSense IoT platform provides business-critical insights

Digi, through its SmartSense subsidiary, has announced the availability of an IoT platform following early access trials with organisations including cinema chain AMC Theatres and Children’s Minnesota, one of the largest freestanding paediatric health systems in the USA.

Nordic and iBasis field test eSIM for NB-IoT and LTE-M

Nordic Semiconductor says it has invalidated any question marks over cellular IoT and eSIM technology used in NB-IoT and LTE-M LPWA use cases following successful field testing across 24 countries using a single eSIM from Massachusetts-based iBasis.

WiSig licenses Ceva IP for NB-IoT deployment in India

WiSig Networks has licensed Ceva's cellular IoT technology to serve the Indian market. The California company’s Dragonfly NB2 IP is accelerating WiSig's NB-IoT SoC development in a project driven by an Indian mobile network operator to enable cellular IoT use cases.

MediaTek kit speeds development for Alexa Voice Service

Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek has introduced a development kit for the Alexa Voice Service that could help developers build voice-assistant products, reducing development costs and accelerating the integration process for creating products with Alexa built-in.

Universal Electronics picks SecuriThings for cyber security

IoT service provider Universal Electronics has selected technology from Israeli company SecuriThings to improve cyber security for its connected devices.

IoT security fears could drive quantum sensor market

Extensive global R&D activity and growing demand for increased security in IoT networks are two factors driving growth in the global quantum sensors market, according to a report by BCC Research. But high costs and lack of awareness are holding back deployments.


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