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MWC may be cancelled due to coronavirus fears

This month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona could be cancelled as big name exhibitors pull out due to fears over the coronavirus. Show organiser, the GSMA, is believed to be holding a meeting on Friday this week to decide the event’s fate.

Arm increases on-device intelligence

AI technology from chip designer Arm is aiming to increase the amount of on-device intelligence for IoT applications. This it hopes will increase security as it reduces reliance on cloud and internet connections.

Telit partners Sternum for IoT cyber security

Telit is working with Israeli cyber-security company Sternum to provide real-time embedded protection for IoT devices.

Sigfox IoT network proves itself in direct marketing

Sigfox has found that its IoT network could have benefits for direct marketing campaigns. Its UK operator WND collaborated with Ebi, a print and fulfilment specialist with expertise in interactive communications, to enable live communication over the public Sigfox network with potential customers in their homes.

US Cellular LTE-M running on 90% of cell sites

US Cellular has launched its LTE-M network on more than 90% of its cell sites across the USA, with plans to have them 100% covered in the second quarter of 2020.

1NCE and Ubirch put blockchain on SIM card

German companies 1NCE and Ubirch are implementing blockchain security technology on SIM cards.

Verizon certifies Sequans LTE-M modules

Verizon has launched Monarch Go and Monarch GPS, two Verizon-certified LTE-M products for companies looking to fast-track commercial deployments of wireless-IoT connected devices. The tech company is the first carrier to certify these Sequans all-in-one modem components.

AWS puts NimbeLink asset trackers on Marketplace

NimbeLink’s cellular-based asset trackers are available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace device catalogue.

Kinéis raises €100m to finance IoT nanosatellites

French space start-up Kinéis has raises €100m to finance a constellation of nanosatellites dedicated to the IoT.

Omni-ID launches Bluetooth LE and LoRa devices

RFID tag specialist Omni-ID has launched a range of, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and LoRa-enabled devices. The Sense range of RFID devices uses sensors to transmit situational and status data over BLE, GPS, and open standard LPWAN communication protocols.


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