IoT Contract Hot List – March /April 2021

IoT Hot List March and April 2021 Get the inside track on who’s winning what IoT business

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Vendor/Partner Client, CountryProduct/Service (Duration & Value)AwardedSource
Accenture and RipjarRoyal Dutch ShellLeverage Accenture’s risk expertise to configure Ripjar’s AI technology for analysis of Shell’s supply chain to screen for risks across the oil and gas company’s third-party supply chain transactions. 3,21Full details
AutofleetKeolisAutofleet will provides its vehicle-as-a-service platform for Keolis autonomous electric shuttle project in Gothenburg, Sweden.3,21Full details
Avnet qiioGobal distribution partnership enabling Avnet’s global customer base to access qiio’s edge devices and connectivity services.3,21Full details
BaiduChengdu Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone, ChinaWon a bid to construct a 5G intelligent driving project in Chengdu, providing an intelligent transformation of transportation and urban management.3,21Full details
BaiduChina Huaneng GroupDeal to use Baidu’s capabilities in AI-powered infrastructure to help Huaneng closely integrate the digital economy with the energy and power industry.3,21Full details
Deutsche Telekom Envision Digital Alliance to deliver a charging technology for electric vehicles (EVs) in Germany, which enables drivers to charge their cars quickly at private parking spaces.3,21Full details
EseyeArmisDeal that enables organisations to deploy connected devices on any cellular network anywhere in the world, using Eseye’s platform.4,21Full details
EseyeDevice InsightEseye to deliver connected technology capabilities through a single solution, powered by Eseye’s AnyNet Connectivity Platform and Device Insight’s IoT operations and vending services solution.4,21Full details
EseyePlintronDeal for commercial IoT devices on Eseye’s AnyNet Connectivity Network, to ensure that they comply with India’s telecom regulations. 4,21Full details
EseyeVerizon, USAllows global IoT users to localise devices over-the-air onto the Verizon network utilising an eUICC-compliant approach3,21Full details
EurotechExositeCollaboration to combine Eurotech’s industrial IoT edge capabilities with Exosite’s ExoSense condition monitoring application, to enable and simplify IIoT adoption from edge to cloud.4,21Full details
EurotechGlobalSignCollaborate to improve device identity management by embedding verifiable device identities and proof of integrity at the earliest possible point in the industrial IoT supply chain.4,21Full details
EurotechInfineon, Microsoft and GlobalSignDeal to simplify large scale and secure roll outs of connected devices, while providing assurance by extending secured device identity chain from the edge to the cloud.4,21Full details
GlobalstarPerth & Kinross Council, ScotlandUse of Globalstar’s SPOT Gen4 devices to safeguard lone workers, particularly those working in rural, isolated and hazardous locations.3,21Full details
Google CloudSiemensAims to integrate Google Cloud’s data cloud and artificial intelligence / machine learning (AI/ML) technologies with Siemens’ factory automation solutions to optimise factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor.4,21Full details
HCL TechnologiesTennecoMulti-year, integrated application development, modernization and operations services contract, wherein HCL will help Tenneco enhance their IT simplification, modernization and transformation journey.4,21Full details
HCL Technologies UD Trucks, JapanHCL enters into multi-million dollar digital transformation and hybrid cloud contract to provide UD Trucks with IT transformation spanning across digital platforms, agile digital application development, migration, support and maintenance and digital workplace services. 4,21Full details
HTF BigChangeHTF deployed BigChange’s 5-in-1 system using mobile and tracking technology as part of a real-time paperless system that transformed the business in six months.4,21Full details
HoneywellMiQro Innovation Collaborative Centre (C2MI), CanadaMiQro chose Honeywell for its new thermal screening and risk self-assessment process at its Bromont, Quebec location to better sustain operations and help improve wellbeing of building occupants and visitors.4,21Full details
HoneywellPipistrelPipistrel uses Honeywell’s Attitude Heading Reference System and Air Data Module for its Nuuva V300 cargo unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to provide critical navigation and motion-sensing data.4,21Full details
INITMerseyrailINIT enables UK’s Merseyrail passengers to travel the entire network using pre-paid electronic smart cards after the installation of contactless platform validators at the majority of its stations.4,21Full details
Innodisk Avalue Partnership that brings Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) to the streets of Taipei City, using Avalue’s EPC-APL and Innodisk’s InnoAGE SSD aims to make traffic easier to manage.4,21Full details
IterisContinental Iteris enters into a collaboration agreement to explore intelligent infrastructure technology for safer, more efficient roadways across North America.4,21 Full details
IterisRutgers UniversityDeal for a multi-phase, multi-year program that leverages Iteris’ smart mobility infrastructure management expertise to support New Jersey Department Of Transportation, and Middlesex County’s connected and automated vehicle initiative.4,21Full details
IterisTexas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)Deal for a three-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the TxDOT, with a potential value of up to US$1.2 million for Iteris’ specialized consulting services.3,21Full details
LocusLytxIntegrate to offer future-ready logistics offerings, which enable fleet managers to optimise total cost of ownership (TCO) driven by fuel economy monitoring, driver analytics, visibility, compliance management, and predictive maintenance alerts.3,21Full details
Maxim Integrated ProductsAizip Uses Maxim Integrated’s MAX78000 neural-network microcontroller that detects people in an image using Aizip’s Visual Wake Words (VWW) model at 0.7 millijoules (mJ) of energy per inference to provide low-power IoT person detection.4,21Full details
MicrosoftPaysafeMulti-year, global deal that leverages Microsoft Azure’s open and flexible cloud computing platform and tools for Paysafe’s US payment processing and merchant services. 3,21Full details
NokiaAmazon Web Services (AWS)Uses Nokia’s cloud-native convergent charging solution on AWS to boost communications service providers (CSPs) migration of business-critical, high frequency charging applications to the public cloud, and deliver benefits of the cloud for 5G.4,21Full details
NokiaCibicom, DenmarkNokia will implement a new 450MHz LTE (4G) network with access to reliable and secure connectivity, as well as preparedness for mass volume IoT adoption.3,21Full details
Nokia ClearWorldNokia signs reseller agreement with ClearWorld to sell ClearWorld’s smart poles initially to U.S. cities and military bases, as part of Nokia’s smart city solutions portfolio.3,21Full details
NokiaKawasaki Kisen Kaisha, JapanNokia chosen by ‘K’ LINE to advance car carrier vessel digital transformation, and deliver a 4G/LTE Field Area Network (FAN) solution for its latest LNG-fueled car carrier ‘Century Highway Green’.3,21Full details
NokiaMobily, Saudi ArabiaNokia expands its Mobily partnership with enterprise IoT network in Saudi Arabia, to accelerate digitalization by launching low power, wide area NB-IoT service for enterprise users.3,21Full details
NokiaMunicipality of Nicosia, CyprusWorking in partnership with Cyta, the Cyprus telecommunications authority, to help Nicosia advance its smart city transformation, enhance citizen services and improve environmental sustainability.3,21Full details
Nokia Orange5G network optimization deal using Nokia’s self-organizing networks (SON) to boost automation and support 5G optimization across Orange affiliates, starting with France and Spain markets.3,21Full details
NokiaQTnet, JapanDeal to launch local 5G private wireless network in Kyushu, Japan through commercial spectrum license acquisition.3,21Full details
NokiaSamsungNokia licensing video standards patents to Samsung. Terms of the agreement remain confidential between the parties.3,21Full details
Nokia TelenetDeal allows Telenet to deliver Nokia’s cloud-native Core products for its 5G network rollout, enabling ultra-fast response times for critical applications and reserved capacity for services.3,21Full details
OraichainOcean ProtocolLong-term alliance that integrates products, services and AI data to expand both companies’ AI-powered ecosystem offerings.3,21Full details
Orange Business ServicesMaerskAdopted Orange to ensure business continuity, employee safety, follow restrictions and scale up their teleworking capabilities within a short time frame to allow their employees to work from home. 4,21Full details
Orange Business ServicesRaspadskaya, Russia Chooses Orange Business Services IoT solution to oversee vehicle unloading to ensure coal grades, and process tracking at the warehouse in real-time.4,21Full details
Orange Business ServicesRS Components (RS)Selected Orange Business Services as its single end-to-end managed services provider  to improve business agility globally
4,21Full details
OutsightRoboSense, ChinaCombines Outsight’s 3D LiDAR technology with real-time full data analysis, providing robots with greater perception capabilities which are superior to humans.3,21Full details
Palo Alto Networks and AlkiraKoch IndustriesDeploys combined offering of Alkira’s Cloud Services Exchange (CSX) and Palo Alto Networks VM-Series virtual next-generation firewalls to extend Koch’s enterprise infrastructure into the cloud. 3,21Full details
PelionJohnson ControlsAlliance to accelerate innovation in connectivity, security and intelligence at the edge for Johnson Controls’ OpenBlue technology.4,21 Full details
Quectel WirelessRobustelBoosts Robustel’s 5G industrial router with next-generation cellular connectivity to deliver high bandwidth, low latency and high reliability connectivity for in-vehicle, branch office and industrial IoT applications.3,21Full details
Renesas ElectronicsSiFivePartnership to jointly develop next-generation, high-end RISC-V solutions for automotive applications.4,21Full details
Semtech Vision MeteringIntegration of Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol has led Vision to roll out municipal utilities across the U.S. and Latin America with its metering hardware and software to remotely access meters in rural and dense urban areas.4,21Full details
SFC Energy Jenoptik Enter into cooperation agreement with the aim to increase traffic safety with fuel cell technologies.4,21Full details
Siemens Google Cloud Deal to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing, and simplify deployment of artificial intelligence to the shopfloor, empowering employees and improving overall quality.4,21Full details
Siemens Mercedes-Benz Partnership to develop solutions for the qualification of employees, digitalization and for increasing energy efficiency in production at Mercedes-Benz.3,21Full details
Siemens MobilityNew South Wales (NSW) GovernmentTwo contract deals worth around UK£106 million to upgrade and improve the Sydney rail network to boost rail capacity, efficiency and enhance passenger experience.3,21Full details
Siemens Smart InfrastructureOn, ItalyImprove urban mobility in Rome’s historic centre with Siemens providing charging stations and a cloud-based software for charging infrastructure management to On in Italy.3,21Full details
Siemens Smart InfrastructureOstrava, Czech RepublicTo support zero-emission public transport in Ostrava with charging solution.4,21Full details
Siemens Smart Infrastructure Port of Kiel, GermanyAdds cloud-based power monitoring to Port of Kiel’s shore power system, and delivers systematic energy data management for efficient operations.3,21Full details
SubexSkyLabCompanies align to provide IoT and operational technology (OT) cybersecurity solutions and services to the maritime sector.3,21Full details
Telefonica TechFibocom Wireless and aitos.ioCollaborative partnership to create joint solutions that integrate IoT and blockchain technologies.3,21Full details
TelenavSAICAdopts Telenav’s VIVID Nav offering to provide navigation and location-based services for SAIC’s battery-powered electric (BEV) and internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles in Europe, Southeast Asia and Australia-New Zealand.3,21Full details
UnityHERE TechnologiesPartner on developing embedded automotive HMIs (human-machine interface), while extending previous alliance on next-generation location technology for autonomous driving, simulations, city planning and digital twins.3,21Full details
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM Trust) OrdrSelected Ordr’s Systems Control Engine (SCE) to provide a new cyber security solution that will improve patient safety.4,21Full details
Vega CloudStickley on SecurityTeam up to help drive a more secure and compliant remote working experience, without having to add expensive network equipment or replace end user computing devices.4,21Full details
Velodyne Ansys Collaborate to incorporate Velodyne’s lidar design into Ansys’ virtual sensor suite, and expedite automakers’ integration of Velodyne’s sensor into autonomous vehicles delivering driving safety and faster path to market.4,21Full details
Velodyne KnightscopeSelects Velodyne Lidar’s technology to power Knightscope’s fifth generation Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs), as the American security camera company brings in a new era of autonomous technology. 4,21Full details
Verizon Business Associated British Ports (ABP)Delivered in alliance with Nokia, Verizon’s private 5G platform will provide one of the United Kingdom’s busiest ports with a secure, low-latency private network connection.4,21Full details
Volvo GroupBlackBerryVolvo will uses BlackBerry QNX as foundational software for its main domain controller engine control unit (ECUs) in the over 300,000 heavy vehicles that Volvo manufactures every year.4,21Full details
YokogawaNTT DoCoMoDeal with NTT DOCOMO to undertake a proof of concept test (PoC) for the remote control of a plant system using 5G, cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), and other technologies.4,21Full details

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