M2M Industry News Archives: December 2017
Japanese car companies Denso and Toyota are to conduct what they claim to be the world's first test using a quantum computer to process data from a traffic IoT platform. They will present the concept at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The latest version of TrapX’s DeceptionGrid software brings capabilities to support and defend IoT devices against targeting by cyber attackers.
Syed Zaeem "Z" Hosain (pictured), a founder and the chief technical officer at Aeris, has been named the new chairman of the IoT M2M Council (IMC).
Following a disaster that killed 83 people in 2015, an IoT-based early warning system has been installed to prevent floods and allow disaster management in Colombian rivers.
California-based Redpine Signals has introduced what it claims is the industry's lowest-power multi-protocol wireless MCU (WiSe MCU) – the RS14100 – for battery-operated IoT devices.
Edge computing will take the spotlight in IoT for 2018, as blockchain enters the mainstream and security challenges increase, according to New York technology consultancy DataArt.
Communications service providers must adopt an open standards approach if they are to make the most of the revenue opportunities presented by IoT applications that use LPWA networks, according to a whitepaper from standards body OneM2M.
Nokia is collaborating with telco StarHub to spearhead IoT ecosystem development in Singapore. The two companies aim to offer commercial IoT services to customers early next year.
Kore, an independent provider of managed network and layered applications enablement services in the IoT market, is expanding its offerings in Europe.
Dutch electronics giant NXP Semiconductors is partnering Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing and business unit of China’s Alibaba Group, to develop secure smart devices for edge computing applications and the IoT.
Cisco Jasper is helping telco MTN’s business customers throughout Africa deliver IoT services worldwide. MTN will be the first mobile operator in South Africa to deploy the Cisco Jasper Control Center, an automated connectivity management platform for IoT.
Telit has unveiled version four of its AppZone in-module IoT development environment. The release introduces support for Lua on Bluetooth LE modules and includes an emulator to run and test AppZone applications on a PC.
Orange says its IoT network in Belgium has reached 100% coverage to meet growing market demand.
Dunstan Power (pictured), director of UK electronics design consultancy ByteSnap Design, has put together predictions for the upcoming year that will affect those in electronics, IoT, smart home, EV and more sectors.
Following successful trials, Swedish cloud-based communications provider CLX Communications says its IoT connectivity service now supports voice communications.
Half of organisations undertaking IoT projects have fully implemented strategy, but there are concerns over security, lack of funding and commitment, according to research by the Wi-Sun Alliance.
At last month’s AWS Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, AT&T announced it was introducing an Amazon Web Services (AWS) supported LTE-M button for business and it was expanding IoT collaboration with AWS to include security and integration.
Israeli fabless semiconductor company Inuitive and Japanese giant Softbank are working together to develop artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning and 3D sensing with computer vision capabilities for future IoT applications.
Swiss IoT infrastructure company Orbiwise has joined Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s Partner Ready programme making available its enterprise-grade Orbiwan LoRaWan network server pre-integrated with HPE’s Universal IoT platform.
Creative technology start-ups and SMEs in the UK wishing to develop IoT proof-of-concept ideas are being offered the access they need to begin using the Sigfox network at zero cost, says Neal Forse (pictured) CEO of Sigfox operator WMD.
Kerlink and Libatel have partnered to deploy a LoRaWan to monitor growing conditions at one of Lebanon’s most famous vineyards. The pilot project is generating data and information about Domaine Chateau Kefra.
Virtual network operator Pod M2M is providing its best-signal IoT connectivity to the Trans-African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory (Tahmo), a socially driven network of 20,000 connected weather monitoring stations every 30km across the African continent.
Arrow Electronics has signed an agreement with Italian company RushUp to distribute its IoT product accelerators throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Semtech has announced a LoRa-based nano-tag reference design, a disposable, thin and low-cost tag that can be integrated into disposable systems or attached to assets to communicate a specific trigger of an event.
The success of US cellular operators in key M2M markets could be jeopardised by distractions and IoT hype, according to ABI Research.
Taiwanese company MediaTek has announced a dual-mode system-on-chip for IoT applications with both NB-IoT release 14 and GSM and GPRS connectivity.
The US National Football League (NFL) is using Amazon Web Services (AWS) machine learning and data analytics services to boost the accuracy, speed and insights provided by its player-tracking system.
At last month’s IoT Tech Expo in California, On Semiconductor released two boards or shields that extend the capability of the Arizona company’s recently launched IoT development kit.