IoT Contract Hot List – May /June 2021

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

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Vendor/PartnerClient, CountryProduct/Service (Duration & Value)AwardedSource
AccentureSpecsaversSpecsavers has chosen Accenture to help improve and modernise its technology capabilities, to drive efficiencies across its business and enhance the service experience for its customers, store partners, and colleagues.6,21Full details
ActilityParkki, FranceParkki, a smart parking technology provider has partnered with Actility, currently deploying thousands of LoRaWAN sensors using Actility’s ThingPark Enterprise platform.5,21Full details
ActilityPowerco, New ZealandActility has partnered with local utility company Powerco to connect smart sensors and manage its LoRaWAN network on its fully secured private instance of ThingPark Enterprise IoT platform.5,21Full details
ActilityQuuppaQuuppa and Actility will integrate their software systems and tracking devices made by Abeeway, an Actility Group company, specialised in fused multi-technology geolocation for IoT environments.5,21Full details
AegisMercury SystemsAegis’ holistic Manufacturing 4.0 platform chosen by Mercury Systems to standardise, streamline, and scale manufacturing operations to achieve next-level traceability, visibility, productivity and quality.6,21Full details
Amazon Web Services (AWS)SchlumbergerSchlumberger collaborates with AWS to deploy domain centric digital solutions, and provide access to Schlumberger’s AI-enhanced applications, and high-performance computing from AWS’s secure, extensive and global infrastructure.5,21Full details
AVEVAInternational Maritime Industries (IMI)AVEVA extended its existing long-term joint effort with IMI to advance IMI’s engineering solutions to include production and manufacturing processes, developing products and services for the maritime sector in the MEA region. 6,21Full details
AVEVAMaire Tecnimont GroupPartnership to extend usage of AVEVA’s Asset Performance Management (APM) solutions across the Maire Tecnimont Group, globally, enhancing plant operability and lowering maintenance costs. 5,21Full details
Ayla NetworksDigicaAyla Networks combines with Digica to deliver IoT and AI technologies to boost communications service providers’ quality of service, reduce customer support costs and boost margins.5,21Full details
Best BuyPricerBest Buy Canada placed an order to deploy Pricer’s Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) system in their 129 stores at an estimated value of SEK 57 million, and will be included in Pricer’s order intake for the second quarter of 2021.5,21Full details
Beyond by BearingPoint MATRIXX SoftwareBeyond’s Infonova Digital Business Platform will be integrated with MATRIXX’s Digital Commerce Platform, in order to enable CSPs to combine connectivity and network slicing capabilities with technology solutions to unlock revenue and growth models.5,21Full details
BigChangeVerifloVeriflo uses BigChange across its mobile operations to provide an end-to-end, cloud-based technology, which also helps Veriflo plan routine jobs and emergency call outs in real-time with complete visibility for both office and field-based staff.6,21Full details
bp venturesIoTechaSmart electric vehicle (EV) charging firm IoTecha received from bp ventures an investment of €5.89 million (US$7million) to help connect EV chargers with the electricity grid using IoT technology.6,21Full details
DigiCertTelecom Infra Project (TIP)DigiCert IoT Device Manager has been selected to provide public key infrastructure (PKI)-based security services for the TIP OpenWiFi initiative to offer highly scalable, fully automated digital certificate management that reduces economic and technological barriers for Wi-Fi networks.5,21Full details
EnvirotainerQatar Airways Qatar Airways Cargo adds Envirotainer’s releye RLP container for pharma transport using live monitoring that enables tracking and checking of the cargo’s condition, location, temperature, humidity, battery levels, and door openings.6,21Full details
ExpleoDataWhysAlliance to combine the power of DataWhys’ easy-to-use AI and rule discovery platform with Expleo’s expertise across industries, to help businesses improve operational efficiencies as they digitalise their operations.6,21Full details
Everynet Crown CastleDeal to launch a national LoRaWAN IoT network in the United States, with initial phase of Everynet’s national network rollout set to include 36 metropolitan areas and key logistics corridors across the country, by the end of this year.6,21Full details
Google CloudOcean Network Express (ONE)ONE works with Google Cloud to advance its digital transformation and data cloud strategy in the digital shipping era.5,21Full details
Google CloudVodafoneGoogle Cloud enters into six-year alliance with Vodafone  to drive the use of reliable and secure data analytics, insights and learning to support the introduction of new digital products and services for Vodafone customers simultaneously worldwide.5,21Full details
HERE TechnologiesIncrement PIncrement P will offer high-quality location content and data sets available via the HERE Marketplace, in addition to what is already accessible to developers in the HERE Workspace.5,21Full details
HERE TechnologiesLifesightLifesight joins the HERE Marketplace delivering anonymous mobility data to provide insights into mobility patterns, and addressed use cases such as consumer insights, competitive benchmarking, and urban mobility planning.5,21Full details
HERE TechnologiesSiemens HealthineersHERE joins with Siemens Healthineers to optimise aspects of logistics and supply chain operations for Siemens’ Customer Services unit.5,21Full details
IBMCopersucarCopersucar has chosen IBM Cloud to help them increase productivity and efficiency, modernise processes and accelerate its business expansion.5,21Full details
ibosseacsEacs has collaborated with iboss to further delivery of multi-cloud solutions and data security services across sectors, ensuring optimum solutions for their growing portfolio of customers.5,21Full details
InterSystems OncodesignOncodesign has chosen to combine its OncoSNIPER platform for the identification and validation of new therapeutic targets with InterSystems’ unified health data management platform, in order to develop and optimise essential synergies between the two platforms.5,21Full details
JFrogDynatraceDynatrace integrates with JFrog to help global organizations accelerate digital transformation, using intelligent and automated delivery and release management.5,21Full details
Johnson ControlsDigiCertJohnson Controls enters into partnership with DigiCert that allows Johnson’s OpenBlue digital solutions suite to utilise the DigiCert ONE PKI platform, and provide users with advanced secure and trusted connectivity for smart building technology.5,21Full details
KORE WirelessSwoop AeroSwoop Aero leverages KORE satellite connectivity and eSIM technology to deliver vaccines and medical supplies in remote and rural parts of the world.6,21Full details
Marelli Motorsport1NCEMarelli Motorsport and IoT network services company 1NCE partner to develop real-time tracking solutions in the world of motorsport.6,21Full details
MultiTech SystemsRadio BridgeMultiTech Systems acquired Radio Bridge to provide joint customers access to Radio Bridge sensors with the portfolio of MultiTech IoT and LoRaWAN gateways, OEMs, system integrators and solution providers for a simplified path to develop and deploy new connected solutions.6,21Full details
NebulonSYSDBASYSDBA deploys Nebulon’s smartCore solution to bring management simplicity to its internal and hosted data centre infrastructure, while delivering a 50 percent reduction in infrastructure costs by eliminating external array purchases and improving application infrastructure density.5,21Full details
NokiaMovistar ChileMovistar will deploy Nokia’s AirScale portfolio across its networks to launch the 5G network across the country, and upgrade Movistar’s 4G and 4G+ networks to strengthen the critical network backbone.5,21Full details
NokiaNet4Mobility, SwedenNokia chosen by Net4Mobility for 5G expansion in Sweden in a five-year deal to upgrade and replace Net4Mobility’s existing 4G radio network, whilst introducing an enhanced 5G layer utilizing Nokia’s advanced AirScale Platform.5,21Full details
NokiaOoredoo KuwaitDeal boosts Ooredoo Kuwait home internet service with 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) gateway to incorporate Wi-Fi 6 with self-optimizing mesh technology and advanced antenna designs for better coverage.5,21Full details
NokiaOpenColoNokia deploys data center switching platforms to prepare OpenColo for growing colocation services, meet growing customer needs and support future 5G, AI and IoT services.5,21Full details
NokiaPLDT, PhilippinesNokia to deploy end-to-end service orchestration and assurance solutions across PLDT and Smart’s nationwide network, and help standardize their Network Function Virtualization infrastructure across the Philippines.5,21Full details
NokiaSwisscomNokia chosen by Swisscom to transform the operator’s existing infrastructure to a fully automated and high capacity optical transport network.5,21Full details
Nordic SemiconductorAptar PharmaAptar Pharma selects Nordic’s nRF52810 Bluetooth LE System-on-Chip (SoC) to provide wireless connectivity for its ‘Connected Device for Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIs),’ and send medication adherence data to app.6,21Full details
Nordic SemiconductorBraveridgeBraveridge utilises Nordic’s nRF9160 low power System-in-Package (SiP) with integrated LTE-M/NB-IoT modem and GPS to power its ‘BraveTALK PTT GPS Tracker’.6,21Full details
Nordic SemiconductorDigital MatterDigital Matter is using Nordic’s nRF9160 low power System-in-Package (SiP) with integrated LTE-M/NB-IoT modem and GPS in its ‘Yabby Edge Cellular’ indoor/outdoor asset tracking and management solution.6,21Full details
Nordic SemiconductorLink LabsLink Labs has selected Nordic’s nRF52833 Bluetooth 5.2/Bluetooth LE advanced multiprotocol SoC and nRF52840 SoC to provide core processing power and range finding capability for its ‘AirFinder OnSite’ asset tracking platform.6,21Full details
Nordic SemiconductorSparkFun ElectronicsSparkFun Electronics adopts Nordic’s nRF9160 low power System-in-Package (SiP) with integrated LTE-M/NB-IoT modem and GPS to power its ‘SparkFun Thing Plus – nRF9160’ development board.6,21Full details
Nordic SemiconductorStel LifeStel Life uses Nordic’s nRF9160 low power System-in-Package (SiP) with integrated LTE-M/NB-IoT modem and GPS in combination with the nRF52840 Bluetooth LE advanced multiprotocol SoC for core processing power and wireless connectivity for its ‘Stel Vitals Hub’.   6,21Full details
Nordic SemiconductorToshibaToshiba selects wafer level chip scale package (WLCSP) version of Nordic’s nRF52811 Bluetooth LE SoC to provide the core processing power and wireless connectivity for its ‘Bluetooth module with SASP Technology’.6,21Full details
Nordic SemiconductorVOS SystemsVOS Systems adopts Nordic’s nRF52840 Bluetooth 5.2/Bluetooth LE advanced multiprotocol SoC to power VOS’s AlertTrace Mini wearable solution designed to automate workforce contact tracing.5,21Full details
OPPOThalesOPPO and Thales are spearheading development of 5G technology, to support 5G SA network on an eSIM-powered device to bring on new possibilities for smart devices.6,21Full details
Pycom1NCEPycom and 1NCE partner to deliver integrated connectivity using a product bundle that includes hardware, integrated cellular connectivity and cloud management for about €1 per month.6,21Full details
Real-Time Innovations (RTI)634AI RTI announced that 634AI, a MushashiAI spin-out company, has selected RTI Connext DDS for real-time connectivity between its MAESTRO system, a Robot-as-a-Service software solution and its Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) platforms.6,21Full details
SecuritasLynk & Co.Securitas enters into a multi-year contract with mobility services company Lynk & Co. to provide managed security services in six major European markets.6,21Full details
SemtechAurora MultimediaAurora Multimedia has integrated Semtech’s BlueRiver AVP2000 AV Processor into its Software Defined Video over Ethernet (SDVoE)-based Aurora IPX-TC3A Series offering low power AV over IP (AVoIP).6,21Full details
SemtechEchoStar CorporationSemtech and EchoStar launch initiative to test satellite connectivity services enabled by the LoRaWAN protocol, as the vendors attempt to create a low cost, satellite-based, real-time, bidirectional, massive IoT connectivity service.5,21Full details
SemtechLDT, South KoreaLDT has integrated Semtech’s LoRa devices into its smart fire prevention system that utilizes sensors and a network camera to detect any flames, smoke, passive infrared, and alarming changes in temperature within a commercial property in real-time. 6,21Full details
SemtechSASSemtech partners with SAS to provide edge-to-cloud IoT solutions that use LoRaWAN connectivity with SAS IoT analytics platform to ease development of IoT solutions.5,21Full details
SemtechSkyLab B.V.SkyLab will use Semtech’s LoRa edge asset management platform to develop its small form-factor prototyping board, ideal for indoor and outdoor asset management of valuables, vehicles, vessels, containers, and more.6,21Full details
SiemensSupplyframeSiemens acquired Supplyframe for US$700 million to deliver seamless access to both Siemens’ offerings and Supplyframe’s marketplace intelligence, and enable users to reduce costs, increase agility and make highly informed decisions.5,21Full details
SiemensSurf LochSurf Loch uses software from Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio and automation technology to create wave pools that deliver ocean-quality waves, which can be tailored to each individual surfer.6,21Full details
Siemens GB&IThe City CouncilThe City Council, working in partnership with Siemens GB&I, installed the 1,000th EV charging point in April 2021, and are on track to deliver another 500 chargers by April 2022.5,21Full details
Siemens’ Mendix unitAntTail, UruguayMendix and AntTail develop an IoT data-tracking solution that enables the Uruguayan government to distribute and store COVID-19 vaccines according to refrigeration requirements.5,21Full details
Siemens MobilityProRail B.V., NetherlandsSiemens Mobility has been awarded a €110 million contract by ProRail B.V. to modernise and optimise the Kijfhoek freight railyard, the yard in the Netherlands and a vital link between the Rotterdam ports and major industrial areas in Europe.5,21Full details
Siemens MobilityTaiwan Railways Administration (TRA)Siemens Mobility signed a €231 million contract with the TRA to install an electronic interlocking signaling system at 68 stations and cover 450 km of Taiwan Railway.6,21Full details
Siemens Smart InfrastructureTelefónica TechSiemens and Telefónica Tech deliver a technology portfolio for smart buildings to increase physical security, monitoring and operational and energy efficiency, in addition to providing connectivity, security and data analysis. 5,21 Full details
Sierra WirelessAquamonitrixAquamonitrix uses Sierra Wireless Octave, an all-in-one edge-to-cloud solution for connecting industrial assets to the cloud, to enable its water quality analyzer to deliver accurate, real-time information on nitrate and nitrite levels in fresh and effluent water. 6,21Full details
Sierra WirelessDeutsche TelekomSierra Wireless announced that its EM9190 5G mmWave/Sub-6/LTE New Radio (NR) and EM9191 5G Sub-6/LTE NR embedded modules to be fully certified to operate on Deutsche Telekom’s 5G public network and campus (private) networks in Europe.6,21Full details
SigfoxSabesp, BrazilSabesp uses Sigfox’s 0G network as communication technology for over 92,000 of the total connected water meters, to ensure the economic and technological viability of the project in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo.5,21Full details
Silex InsightHENSOLDT CyberSilex Insight joins with HENSOLDT Cyber to use Silex Insight’s True Random Number Generator (TRNG) as part of the highly secure RISC-V processor, to allow users to build connectivity-oriented security applications in various areas, including the IoT.6,21Full details
Software AGDaimlerDaimler signs a new three-year global usage agreement for Software AG’s Alfabet IT portfolio management solution, which unites the perspectives of IT, business and finance, as well as risk assessment into one solution.5,21Full details
Software AG MachNation Software AG has selected MIT-E Pf, MachNation’s IoT performance testing software, to conduct IoT performance testing and tuning of Cumulocity IoT, the low-code, self-service IoT platform for connected solutions.5,21Full details
TelitWITHmyDOCWITHmyDOC adopts Telit connectivity solutions for its RPM telehealth platform to minimize operating expenses and remotely manage RPM@Home devices, in order to maximize reliability. 5,21Full details
TEOCOSwisscomTEOCO announces alliance with Swissocm using its AirborneRF to enable the operational deployment of drones over Swisscom’s cellular network, to future-proof drone strategy as they prepare for operational UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) traffic.6,21Full details
TerraStreamSpaceJLTZSpaceJLTZ chooses TerraStream to manage hyperspectral data for precision agriculture application using the D2/Atlacom-1 high-performance nanosatellite, developed by the Hyperactive Consortium.6,21Full details
TomTomNissanTomTom adds its advanced mapping technology and connected services to support Nissan Qashqai’s upgraded ProPILOT with Navi-link driver assistance, and NissanConnect infotainment system’s built-in navigation.6,21Full details
TractableLKQ North AmericaLKQ North America uses Tractable’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) to accelerate and optimise the recycling of the salvage vehicles that LKQ procures across their North America segment.6,21Full details
TT ElectronicsTelenorTelenor partnership agreement adds TT’s connectivity devices and solutions to its IoT portfolio, and initially covers the Nordics region, with the opportunity to expand into Europe, Southern Asia, and North America.5,21Full details
u‑blox iGPSPORTu‑blox and Chinese company iGPSPORT release iGS320 cycling computer, built on the u‑blox M10 positioning platform to help track four global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), and offer endurance athletes a superior user experience. 6,21Full details
VaronisCTERACTERA joins with Varonis to integrate the Varonis Data Security Platform with the CTERA Enterprise File Services Platform to offer data classification, audit log processing, and auditing capabilities to defend sensitive data from theft, leakage and loss.6,21Full details
VodafoneCradlepointCollaboration to provide fast and secure WWAN connectivity to Cradlepoint users, and give IoT businesses the ability to connect devices to their network, prioritise network traffic, control sensitive data, and run business applications.6,21Full details
Velodyne LidarBluecityVelodyne Lidar launched its Intelligent Infrastructure Solution, designed to solve challenging and pervasive infrastructure problems, combining Velodyne’s lidar sensors and Bluecity’s AI software to monitor traffic networks and public spaces.5,21Full details
WEGoTKerlinkKerlink and real-time water-management systems company WEGoT partner to expand and accelerate adoption of WEGoT’s solutions, to help address serious water shortages in India, using its highly accurate, ultrasonic sensors that measure water flow, pressure, and quality in real-time.6,21Full details
Zededa AgoraNew OEM supplier agreement with Agora to provide customers in the oil and gas, and renewable energy industries with full lifecycle management capabilities of their edge deployments as part of Agora’s overall IoT solution portfolio.5,21Full details

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