Elekta implements ThingWorx on Microsoft Azure for next gen remote service

PTC announced that Elekta, an innovator of equipment and software used to improve, prolong, and save the lives of people with cancer and brain disorders, is extending its remote services transformation by implementing PTC’s ThingWorx

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Scandit raises US$30mn to bring IoT to everyday objects via computer vision and augmented reality

Scandit, an enterprise technology platform for mobile computer vision, barcode scanning, and augmented reality, has raised US$30 million (€25.71 million) in Series B funding. The funding round was led by GV, with participation from NGP Capital and existing investor Atomico, among others.

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DRG uses Talend Cloud to scale up its provision of integrated healthcare market intelligence

Talend , a provider of cloud integration solutions, reports that Decision Resources Group (DRG), a provider of high-value healthcare data, analytics and insights products and services, is using Talend Cloud to power its Real World Data Platform.

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1NCE takes flat rate IoT connectivity home with new HomeBeat.Live partnership

1NCE, the provider of a new connectivity offering for IoT that enables IoT applications and services to access connectivity on a buy once, flat rate fee for ten years, announced a new partnership with HomeBeat.Live, a smart buildings specialist that provides a digital platform to apartment buildings.

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Qualcomm pays $2bn as it kills plans to buy NXP but board authorises $30bn stock repurchase, insists strategy unchanged

Qualcomm Inc. has terminated its planned acquisition of NXP Semiconductors N.V. by Qualcomm River Holdings B.V., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary. 

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Trend Micro survey confirms a disregard for the risk of an IoT breach and finds loss of trust

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global provider in cybersecurity solutions, released survey findings that show businesses are most concerned about losing customer trust in the event of an Internet of Things (IoT) related cyber attack, however they remain unprepared.

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IoT security – A barrier to deployment?

Security takes priority when it comes to the development and deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT), with Gartner predicting that by 2020, IoT security will make up 20% of annual security budgets.

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Scilly smart home energy management installation aims for 40% cut in electricity bills by 2025

PassivSystems is to begin deploying its cloud-based energy management systems to homes on Britain’s Isles of Scilly over the summer of 2018.

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T-Mobile launches America’s first nationwide Narrowband IoT Network

T-Mobile has launched its Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service nationwide. T-Mobile claims to be the first to launch NB-IoT in the U.S. and first in the world to launch NB-IoT in the guard bands for optimal efficiency.

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The changing nature of the office environment

Over the past decade, we have witnessed the evolution of offices to become more open, light and comfortable to help professionals relax so that they can be more productive.

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Stepping stone between wireless sensor and IT system

With the Sensor Bridge, the steute business unit “Wireless” presents a new and key component for its wireless network sWave-NET. As a classic middleware, this software interface processes all messages received from wireless switching devices in the field and bundled by access points.

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Accenture expands touchless testing platform with AI technology from Real Time Analytics Platform

Accenture acquired an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform, further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Vodafone grants global certification to u-blox LTE Cat 1 module with 2G fallback

u‑blox, a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, announced that Vodafone certified its multi-mode LTE Cat 1 LARA-R211 module with 2G fallback for global usage over its mobile networks.

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Zscaler announces integration with Microsoft Cloud App Security

Zscaler, Inc., the provider in cloud security, announced the first closed-loop integration with Microsoft Cloud App Security. The Zscaler platform-Microsoft Cloud App Security integration feature set delivers the security of the Zscaler security cloud coupled with the functionality of the Microsoft Cloud App Security solution, providing a streamlined service that allows enterprises to securely embrace the cloud.

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Wi-Fi Alliance introduces Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WPA3 security for personal and enterprise networks

The Wi-Fi Alliance has introduced Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WPA3, the next generation of Wi-Fi security, bringing new capabilities to enhance Wi-Fi protections in personal and enterprise networks.

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SD-WAN provider Aryaka within 1% of surpassing VMware for SD-WAN market leadership

Aryaka has been named the largest pure play SD-WAN provider in Q1 2018 and is now within 1% of surpassing VMware for overall leadership in terms of market share and revenues, according to the latest industry report from IHS Markit. In addition to closing the gap on VMware, Aryaka is now 6% ahead of Cisco (post-Viptela

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