M2M Industry News Archives: March 2017
CK Hutchison-owned Three Group has extended its move into IoT marketplace through a partnership with Cisco Jasper.
Re-Teck, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong-based Li Tong Group, which optimises reverse supply chain management services for technology, electronics and telecoms, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC).
Intel plans to rally the industry around a set of standards for artificial intelligence that ultimately brings down costs and makes AI more accessible.
Nokia’s latest Threat Intelligence Report reveals an all-time high in mobile device malware infections, a sharp increase in compromised smartphones and major IoT device security vulnerabilities.
Chinese electronics giant Huawei is partnering with Germany’s Software AG to create a one-stop IoT shop.
Database company Ittia and embedded computing firm Toradex are partnering to help manufacturers of embedded systems and intelligent IoT edge devices improve performance, reduce cost and optimise development.
Indian companies Aura Semiconductor and Mindtree have partnered to create complete Bluetooth Low Energy 5 wireless connectivity for IoT devices.
The Digi Connect Sensor+ is an enterprise-ready, battery powered cellular gateway for connecting to a wide range of external sensors.
Next generation nano-satellites and terrestrial wireless and wireline networks could seamlessly connect to provide an advanced M2M infrastructure following a partnership between Canadian companies Kepler Communications and Iristel.
AT&T and IBM have unveiled a way for companies to unlock more value from their data in a simpler way, using AT&T's IoT analytics and the IBM Cloud.
IBM launches enterprise-ready blockchain service based on the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Fabric version 1.0. The service lets developers build and host security-rich production blockchain networks on the IBM Cloud
The debate about which wireless technology will end up being dominant in the IoT market reached the floors of last week’s Embedded World show in Nuremberg, with most predicting no overall winner in the short term.
The notion of security has to change with the dawn of the IoT, according to Ray Upton, vice president for connected microcontrollers at Texas Instruments, speaking at last week’s Embedded World show in Nuremberg.
The IoT M2M Council – the largest trade group serving the technology sector, with 20,000 IoT buyers as members – is developing a library of RFPs for the IoT to assist its membership with procurement.
At Embedded World, Intel subsidiary Wind River said it was advancing industrial IoT with a software virtualisation platform enabling critical infrastructure companies to evolve aging legacy control systems not previously designed to support the IoT.
Panasonic and distributor Element14 have launched an IoT research project using an infra-red array sensor for people detection applications.
Laird has release an IoT low-power, long-range LoRa gateway so enterprises can deploy IoT networks in practically any geographic location, even where traditional communications infrastructure is unavailable.
Swiss module maker U-Blox has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC) and last week at Embedded World launched two wifi modules for various IoT and industrial markets.
NXP Semiconductors announced at last week’s Embedded World the Modular IoT Framework that is said to provide professional development teams a head start in building secure IoT applications.
The ski season will soon be coming to a close and winter sports fans are taking to the slopes to make the most of what remains of the snow. Behind the scenes, IoT technology is helping to make the season safer for all concerned.
Intel has agreed to buy Israeli autonomous driving technology specialist Mobileye.
Bosch has announced that it's working with NVIDIA to develop artificial intelligence self-driving systems for mass market cars.
With partners including SAP, Accenture, Honeywell, Infosys, T-Systems, Siemens, Alstom and Hexagon, Huawei is aiming at building an ecosystem to provide technology infrastructure for developments in public safety, smart transportation, energy, manufacturing, finance and smart cities
MobileIron has created an IoT division to build an end-to-end chain of trust from sensor to app to gateway to cloud to network. The division will be led by Santhosh Nair, who led the IoT team at Intel subsidiary Wind River
Volkswagen has unveiled a concept car for future autonomous mobility. Called Sedric, the car is fully "Level 5" autonomy
Schneider Electric has launched a range of connected products to make it easier and more cost effective to build micro data centres at the network edge for applications such as IoT, edge analytics and intelligent automation
IoT software developer Greenwave Systems is partnering embedded software provider Wind River to integrate its edge analytics AXON Predict engine into Wind River's VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS).
The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has selected Eutelsat Communications to develop and operate the next-generation EGNOS payload on a future Eutelsat satellite
Ayla Networks is partnering with Danish white-label product developer Develco Products to create integrated IoT enabled products supported by Ayla IoT platform technologies targeting smart home, smart lighting and smart energy management product manufacturers
UK based IoT product platform Evrythng which aims to give any physical object a 'digital identity' has raised a $24.8 million Series B round of funding.
Businesses throughout South Korea can take advantage of the IoT to deliver connected services to their customers, thanks to collaboration between Korea Telecom and Cisco Jasper.
This week, Digi’s XBee 802.15.4 modules were used by Nasa as part of a test programme for wireless communications within satellites and payloads from the International Space Station.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is working with Tata Communications to support the roll-out of India's first LoRaWan network.
Nokia and mobile operator Zain KSA have agreed to work together on developing 5G and IoT, defining a clear path towards building the next-generation ultra-broadband networks in Saudi Arabia.
US professional services company Cognizant has acquired Brilliant Service, an intelligent products company headquartered in Osaka, Japan, specialising in digital strategy, product design and engineering, the IoT, and enterprise mobility.
Swiss wireless module company U-Blox is partnering with Italian IoT ecosystem firm Digicom to offers hardware and software with cellular connectivity in NB-IoT products.
More than 20 billion IoT devices will ship with an embedded real-time operating system (RTOS) by 2022, according to ABI Research.
The latest cloud-compatible wifi module from Geneva-based ST Microelectronics could accelerate development of all kinds of IoT and M2M devices.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC) council as a board member. HPE will take a seat on the board of governors of the relatively young trade association.
At this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, AT&T and Deutsche Telekom both announced separate deals with Chinese operators to break into the country’s IoT and M2M market.
In a global deal, Telefónica is to integrate Sigfox’s low powered connectivity into its managed connectivity platform.
Ericsson and Sierra Wireless have executed network and device testing of data communications on CatT-M1 or LTE-M for IoT over Telefónica's network in Spain.
Panasonic has introduced an evaluation kit for fast prototyping of IoT applications.
Bloq has acquired Skry, a pioneer in blockchain analytics, to enhance its suite of analysis tools and help increase the value of blockchain data sets through artificial intelligence and machine learning.
The IoT Alliance Australia has introduced the first in a series of documents on IoT security and network resilience that it is set to deliver over the coming months.
About 85% of businesses plan to implement IoT technology by 2019, driven by a need for innovation and business efficiency, according to a global study by Aruba.
Truphone released an IoT connectivity management platform at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The platform provides automation and integration for managing devices that move across borders.