LX Group announces CatM1/NB-IoT Blockchain tracker with condition monitoring at MWC19

Australian IoT company LX Group announces smart contract product line integrating the latest in LTE-M, IoT and Blockchain technology at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.

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Nimb selects Sierra Wireless Ready-to-Connect modules to transform personal safety wearables

Sierra Wireless, the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that Nimb has selected Sierra Wireless’ Ready-to-Connect cellular modules for its smart safety ring,

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PTC partners with Digital Catapult to launch the Future Networks Lab in London

PTC is partnering with Digital Catapult to launch its Future Networks Lab, a London-based facility “dedicated to leading-edge network and IoT technologies”.

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Low power mobile IoT networks to cover 93% of the largest markets by Q3 2019

The GSMA reports that mobile IoT or Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks are now globally available in licensed spectrum in 49 markets around the world. This follows 93 launches by 50 different mobile operators across both LTE-M and NB-IoT.

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5G transformation opportunity for service providers accelerated by Netscout

Netscout Systems Inc, announced support for the entire 5G life cycle including planning, rollout, and optimisation. Through the availability of its InfiniStreamNG (ISNG) Smart Data platform, Netscout provides a carrier-grade solution that delivers visibility for cloud and network infrastructures and next-generation services.

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New 5G SIM from Gemalto claims improved data privacy, enhanced security and seamless 5G global roaming

Digital security specialist, Gemalto is claiming an industry-first for its 5G SIM. It is designed to meet operator requirements for the new generation of network deployments which will emerge in 2019. 

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Sky & Space Global raises US$12mn to help link billions of unconnected people at the equator

UK company Sky and Space Global Ltd (SAS) has received signed binding commitments to raise $12 million (€10.58 million) in a two-tranche share placement by investors. This is part of its $15 million (€13.23 million) fundraising effort, the company announced.

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IIoT, Industry 4.0 and Fork Truck Free: Part 2

Driving safety Manufacturing plants operating under Industry 4.0, IIoT, and FTF principles presents an opportunity for dramatic safety improvements if handled correctly.

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1oT launching an eSIM for IoT at Mobile World Congress

Global connectivity provider for IoT, 1oT, is launching an eSIM for IoT at Mobile World Congress (#MWC19) in Barcelona on Feb 25-28, 2019. This, says the company, is the future of SIM technology pushed to the market in collaboration with eSIM management service provider, Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security.

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How to make the most of IoT in the restaurant business

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been dominating the headlines lately, unfolding on many fronts across the globe. This post from Vikash Kumar Chaudhary of Tatvasoft.com sums up how a restaurant owner, purveyor, or grower can make the most of this tech to automate all the tedious tasks and focus on something else.

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Qualcomm and Meeami claim new development kit can speed creation of mesh Wi-Fi systems with Amazon Alexa built-in

Qualcomm Technologies Inc, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc, has launched the industry’s first development kit for mesh Wi-Fi networks, qualified by Amazon, to integrate the Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS). 

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Too many IoT connectivity protocols? New comparison table aims to make choosing easy

Did you ever feel that working as an IoT product developer is like going to a supermarket with a wonderful selection but no idea what to choose?

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IIoT, Industry 4.0 and Fork Truck Free: Part 1

The concept of Fork Truck Free (FTF) is not mentioned in the graphic above, yet it is addressed in each element. Let’s look more closely.

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Orange and NTT sign strategic R&D deal to speed digital and network transformation in 5G, AI, IoT cybersecurity

Orange and NTT signed a strategic Research and Development (R&D) framework agreement lasting until 2022 to mutualise research findings in several key domains. These include 5G, network transformation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity, cloud services, smart cities, sports, tourism and culture.

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Qualcomm announces second generation 5G RF front-end solutions

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced its second-generation RF front-end (RFFE) solutions for 5G multi-mode mobile devices. The new products represent a comprehensive RF solution designed to work with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G modem,

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Leviton launches next generation, internet connected load centre

Leviton unveiled its next generation Leviton Load Centre, an internet-connected system that sends users real time monitoring data and customisable alerts to their smart devices. Debuting at the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, the enhanced Leviton Load Centre with intelligent circuit breakers gives contractors, builders and homeowners a smarter and safer solution.

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