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Amazon and iRobot sign an agreement for Amazon to acquire iRobot for $61 per share

Seattle and Bedford, Mass., 5 August 2022 – Amazon and iRobot announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire iRobot. iRobot has a history of making customers’ lives easier with innovative cleaning products for the home. iRobot has continued to innovate with every product generation, solving hard problems to help

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Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for $1.2bn:
Fulton tells IoT Now why and what’s next

California-based Semtech, a global supplier of high-performance chips and algorithms for infrastructure and industrial equipment, is to acquire Canada’s Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider Sierra Wireless. In the latest QuickFire Video, IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan talks to Semtech’s general manager for IoT, Wireless and Sensing businesses, about the reasons for the deal, the timing,

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Siemens closes Brightly acquisition, elevating software offering for building operations

Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) has completed the acquisition of Brightly Software, a U.S.-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of asset and maintenance management solutions. The acquisition elevates SI to a position in the software market for buildings and built infrastructure. It adds Brightly’s well-established cloud-based capabilities across key sectors – education, public infrastructure, healthcare, and manufacturing –

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Visteon technology enriches the quality of automotive display graphics

Van Buren Charter Township, United States. 03 August, 2022 – Visteon Corporation, a global technology company serving the mobility industry, has developed an integrated system that dynamically improves the vehicle display contrast ratio. The company’s solution uses proprietary advanced algorithms to control the full array local dimming display. A matrixed array of LEDs behind the

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IoT INSIGHTS

IoT cryptography in the quantum age

On July 30th, a paper was published revealing a devastating attack on the Post-Quantum Algorithm (PQA) SIKE. The algorithm was well-respected as a candidate for further study in the fourth round of the NIST PQA process. It was particularly favoured by large technology companies such as AWS, Cloudflare and Google who were experimenting with and

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The metaverse: A direction of travel rather than a destination?

The metaverse can perhaps best be described as a direction of travel, says Tran Hoang Giang, founding member of FPT Software akaChain, and founder and CEO of Aura Network. It’s a journey several major players in the software field have embarked upon and are in the process of investing very substantial sums of money in

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Why you can’t ignore building data management in 2022

The world around us is becoming increasingly connected, which has only been further accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Building owners and developers are reimagining and transforming their premises to create healthy indoor environments and adopt building-centric IoT offerings.

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The ‘Clean Dozen’ solution areas that will help enterprises reduce their carbon footprint

Enterprises are increasingly focusing attention on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governmental) goals as a mechanism for improving their perception amongst investors, employees and other stakeholders. A key part relates to sustainability and the reduction of the organisation’s environmental impact. The application of new technologies, particularly the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence, can have a

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Measuring surface roughness in turned parts

Traditionally, cylinder bores surfaces in cars were like the Himalayas lots of peaks and troughs. When piston rings went up and down, this would slice the tops of these off, so manufacturers made the bores tight to pre-empt this. Consequently, in the past motorists need to “run-in” their engine, limiting its speed for the first

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Connected workspaces: The final digital transformation hurdle

Connecting workforces and spaces have become a priority for many businesses as the dust settles on the pandemic, says Simon Horton, VP international sales at Sangoma, with remote and hybrid working a lasting legacy of Covid. However, if companies of all sizes are to achieve truly connected workspaces and digitally transform their ways of working

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IoT security should be a competitive differentiator

Trust is a fundamental part of the home. We trust our walls to stand up straight, our floors to hold solid, our ovens to work, our toilets to flush and our doors to keep intruders out. We don’t often consider the same standards for our home technology, says Mike Nelson, VP of IoT security, DigiCert.

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9 IoT applications that will change everything

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

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Which IoT Platform 2021? IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide

Posted on: August 30, 2021

There are several different parts in a complete IoT solution, all of which must work together to get the result needed, write IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide – Which IoT Platform 2021? authors Robin Duke-Woolley, the CEO and Bill Ingle, a senior analyst, at Beecham Research. Figure 1 shows these parts and, although not all

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CAT-M1 vs NB-IoT – examining the real differences

Posted on: June 21, 2021

As industry players look to provide the next generation of IoT connectivity, two different standards have emerged under release 13 of 3GPP – CAT-M1 and NB-IoT.

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IoT and home automation: What does the future hold?

Posted on: June 10, 2020

Once a dream, home automation using iot is slowly but steadily becoming a part of daily lives around the world. In fact, it is believed that the global market for smart home automation will reach $40 billion by 2020.

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