M2M Industry News Archives: July 2017
NTT this month started an embedded SIMs (eSIMs) proof of concept trial in Japan to confirm the connection and remote SIM provisioning for mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) for M2M and consumers.
Australian smart water meter company WaterGroup has signed a five-year partnership with Thinxtra so large water users can use its Sigfox network to detect water leaks.
Silicon Land and Toshiba are two of the first chip companies to announce support for the recently announced Bluetooth mesh specification.
A software platform for managing IoT, M2M and generic data streams is available from UK company Fusion242.
South Korean operator SK Telecom has developed a prototype of an ultra-small quantum random number generator chip packed with entropy source and deterministic random bit generator.
A Norwegian start-up wants IoT technology to take some of the guesswork out of beer brewing.
T-Mobile has completed North America’s first live network tests of NB-IoT technology. Qualcomm and Ericsson also participated in the Las Vegas test.
A rolling material monitoring system that sits inside a bulldozer and collects data from the vehicle via the Sigfox network has won the RS Components Hackster community contest for Siemens IoT2020 open gateway designs.
New York-based industrial and manufacturing company Cemtrex has established a subsidiary, Cemtrex Advanced Technologies, to pursue organic and inorganic growth opportunities in the IoT and wearables markets.
The fear of ransomware attacks will fuel the IoT security market to a 34.4% CAGR from now till 2022, according to Research & Markets.
China Telecom and Ericsson have launched an IoT global connection management platform to accelerate the deployment of IoT services.
The Vellore Institute of Technology in India proposes to introduce Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless RF technology to help students learn more about the platform, the LoRaWan protocol and the IoT.
U-Blox has announced what it claims is the world’s smallest LTE Cat M1 and NB1 multimode module with global support for IoT and M2M applications.
Advantech has announced edge intelligence servers to accelerates IoT implementation by providing a package that include an edge computer, software, IoT development tools, pre-configured cloud services and the flexibility to add more software modules.
At last week’s Cisco Live event in Las Vegas, Cisco Jasper said it had removed obstacles to IoT implementation with a multi-tier IoT platform.
Dutch digital security company Gemalto is helping Mobike extend its IoT-based smart bike sharing platform beyond China by providing a secure internet connection.
A Bluetooth Low Energy system-on-chip from Swiss semiconductor company ST Microelectronics aims to accelerate the spread of connected smart objects throughout homes, shopping areas, industry, toys, gaming, personal healthcare and infrastructure.