M2M Industry News Archives: October 2017
Nokia and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are collaborating to enable easier transition to the cloud, helping large enterprises deploy IoT services.
Russian telecoms operator MTS has selected Ericsson to prepare its network for 5G and the IoT, and roll out 5G demo zones during the Fifa 2018 World Cup in Russia.
In the wake of Reaper, the latest IoT botnet, Paul Lipman, CEO of consumer cyber-security company, BullGuard, has urged the security industry and device manufacturers to address the growing threat from unprotected smart devices.
Arrow Electronics is helping Vietnam start-ups and enterprises acquire the latest IoT technology know-how. The company co-hosted this week with the Vietnam IoT Alliance an IoT technology seminar and exhibition in Hanoi.
To help expedite IoT technology deployment, technology distributor Avnet has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC) as a board member company. The IMC will organise the first-ever IoT Infrastructure Pavilion & Conference at January's CES in Las Vegas.
Chinese bike sharing company Ofo is equipping its bicycles with Semtech LoRa devices and wireless RF technology to complement its licensed spectrum connectivity options. This will let it achieve full network connectivity even in remote areas and dense buildings.
Qualcomm Technologies is collaborating with Chinese company SenseTime Group on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for future mobile and IoT products.
Mobile operator Truphone has entered a binding agreement to acquire Cellnetrix Group, a secure SIM operating system provider headquartered in Munich. Cellnetrix provides secure embedded products that have powered more than 250 million mobile devices worldwide.
At this week’s Broadband World Forum in Berlin, Cirrent and AirTies announced a partnership to simplify IoT wifi provisioning for connected devices.
Samsung has combined hardware and software to address IoT data security at the chip level. The South Korean company’s secure element uses e-flash memory and dedicated security software.
Antenova is introducing two antennas for the ISM and cellular frequencies. They are designed to be used on the exterior of a product, and are built to an ergonomic blade design to blend well into the outside of the design.
Apple and GE are partnering in an effort to reshape availability of IoT data and analytics throughout the business world. The alliance of the two companies is designed to deliver IoT data and analytics directly to Apple's range of iPhone and iPad devices
Intel has announced technology to automate and bring IoT devices online within seconds rather than hours. Intel's Secure Device Onboard (Intel SDO) is designed to provide IoT platform providers with a service they can offer customers needing to onboard thousands of connected devices
HPE has launched a new platform to simplify application deployment in manufacturing plants and unify legacy and smart factory applications' operation. Express App Platform - Manufacturing is an on-premises solution that is integrated with cloud aggregator platform Cloud28+
IoT provider Telit is collaborating with Intel embedded software specialist, Wind River. Telit and Wind River are aiming to reduce the complexities of industrial IoT device management. With simpler IoT device management, companies should be able to build industrial IoT based solutions faster and more securely
AppDynamics has launched new IoT, network visibility, machine learning and vision capabilities to its application intelligence Business iQ platform. New capabilities of the platform include Business Journeys, designed to provide a single view of performance across distributed business processes in real-time. AppDynamics is also broadening its data model with new IoT agent and network visibility and expanding its machine learning capabilities with automated root cause analysis
STMicroelectronics is partnering Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm and business unit of China's Alibaba Group. The two companies are working to develop a complete cloud-to-node IoT solution. The aim is to allow any designer to easily create IoT nodes and gateways using ST's key semiconductor building blocks for the IoT, run Alibaba's IoT operating system AliOS on the node, and seamlessly connect with the Alibaba Cloud
Dell Technologies has unveiled its IoT vision and strategy, formed an IoT division and added IoT specific products, labs, partner programme and consumption models.
Swiss chip company ST Microelectronics and Objenious, the first carrier in France to provide a nationwide LoRa network, are working together to accelerate the connection of IoT nodes to LoRa networks.
New York-based Anaren’s IoT group is partnering Dutch company NXP Semiconductors to make embedded-to-cloud IoT development easier for developers
SAP and California cloud infrastructure firm VMware are collaborating to create an integrated service that supports the implementation and management of IoT use cases across devices, infrastructure, edge, cloud and application domains.
Panasonic has introduced a Bluetooth module with what it claims is the industry’s lowest power Bluetooth Low Energy SoC. It is based on a chip from fellow Japanese company Toshiba.
Industry-wide collaboration will be the driving force behind a global adoption of the IoT, according to IoT organisations and stakeholders who gathered in Bengaluru, India, last month at the third OneM2M Industry Day.
Two Chinese companies – Chengdu Analog Circuit Technology and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation – have combined their IP and processing technologies to create chips that are optimised to serve IoT applications that require low cost and extended battery life.
Telit is collaborating with Intel subsidiary Wind River to accelerate industrial IoT adoption, the companies announced at this week’s IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona. And Intel announced Secure Device Onboard that securely automates and brings IoT devices online within seconds rather than hours.
At this week’s IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced a platform that simplifies application deployment in manufacturing plants and unifies the operation of legacy and smart-factory applications.
At this week’s IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, the IoT M2M Council (IMC) formally launched its template RFP document for sourcing IoT software platforms to an invited audience.
India telecoms services provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) is partnering California-based IoT provider Aeris to tap the IoT market in India. The deal was announced by Rishi Bhatnagar (pictured), president of Aeris Communications in India.
For examples of the breadth of applications that are already taking advantage of the IoT, one needed to look no further than the Analog Devices stand at this week’s IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona.
FreeWave has created app server software that can power IoT programmability at the edge. The technology combines wireless telemetry with the ability to develop and host third party apps for intelligent control and automation of remote sensors and devices in the field.