IoT ecosystem association adds connected health and wellness to key verticals in face of COVID-19

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC), a business development association for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, announced it will add connected health and wellness to its key verticals of focus.

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Samea Innovation selects Sequans Monarch Technology for new smart building IoT solution

Sequans Communications S.A., has announced that Samea Innovation, provider of wireless products and design services, is using Sequans’ Monarch GM01Q module to provide the LTE connectivity for its new Sensoriis Smart Building Wireless Sensor.

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Connectivity is the essential element of IoT

Connectivity for IoT has been described by some as quickly becoming a mere commodity, yet findings in Beecham Research’s recent report on ‘Why IoT Projects Fail’ indicate otherwise. In a discussion with Robin Duke-Woolley, the chief executive of Beecham Research, Alistair Elliott, the chief executive of Solutions at Pod Group, examines the real role of

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Will 2020 be the year home IoT cyber attacks get serious?

When it comes to disruptive change, the emergence of the smart home is driving demographic, economic, and technological advancement as never before, says David P. Maher, executive VP and chief technology officer of Intertrust. This application of IoT, where private households and the devices that run them are connected to the internet, is creating an

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Altruism or advertising? Treading a fine line on corporate COVID-19 support

WEEK IN IoT – I get twitchy at times of national or international crisis when I hear companies telling us how much they are doing to support people who are truly suffering. It’s not that I wish they wouldn’t offer assistance – far from it, says Jeremy Cowan, I admire their altruism. I just don’t believe we

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Growing demand from Chinese telcos for 5G-enabling networking system, says Ethernity

Ethernity Networks reports it has seen growing demand from Chinese telecoms companies for its solutions based on FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array),a 5G-enabling network circuit. The increased demand marks a shift away from software-only User Plane Functionality (UPF) solutions and is said to demonstrate a growing movement towards disaggregation within the Chinese market.

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Take-home messages from the ‘Why IoT projects fail’ webinar

A recent webinar on Beecham Research’s 100-page “Why IoT projects fail and what to do about them” research report was hosted by IoT Now. Beecham CEO, Robin Duke-Woolley zeroed in on three topics that emerged from interviews with various companies and vendors, as Bob Emmerson reports.

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u-blox UBX-R5 becomes first IoT chipset certified by GCF

The u-blox UBX-R5 LTE-M/NB-IoT chipset offers unprecedented wireless technology integration with built-in end‑to‑end security, making it ideal for mission‑critical or long life-cycle IoT applications.

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Global Certification Forum announces first IoT chipset certification with u-blox

The Global Certification Forum (GCF) has announced that u-blox is the company to certify a product under its new IoT chipset certification scheme (started in January this year). This latest GCF programme is designed for chipsets covering NB-IoT and LTE-M and facilitates the easy integration of embedded chipsets into modules and devices. The u-blox UBX-R5

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Leedarson transitions to new role within the Zigbee Alliance

Leedarson IoT Technology Inc, a ODM partner for developing IoT products and the manufacturer behind many of most well-known tech brands, announced John E. Osborne II, general manager of Leedarson, is transitioning from his long-held, high-profile role within the Zigbee Alliance.

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Nationwide launches smart home solution to add extra layer of protection to homes with connected devices

Leaving home does not mean leaving your worries behind. For many, pulling out of the driveway can bring on anxiousness about the stove being left on or forgetting to close the garage door. Most people don’t even think about risks associated with leaky or frozen water pipes that could cause serious water or flood damage.

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Reasons to select a specialised IoT company over a standard one for connected app development

Today, there are around 26.66 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the market and the number is projected to rise to 75.44 billion devices by 2025. With the rapid proliferation of IoT devices, more connected mobile apps will be required to allow users to access devices from anywhere over the internet.

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Device-to-cloud IoT platform services will reach US$18bn by 2026, says ABI

From the early days of Thingworx (PTC) and ILS (Telit) to the market today, the device-to-cloud IoT platform service market has changed dramatically. Early platform services included device connectivity and cloud integration, device management services, and simple alerting services.

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Real-time embedded cyber visibility and security for IoT devices offered by Telit and Sternum

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), is partnering with Sternum, the multi-layered cybersecurity solution providing real-time embedded protection for IoT devices. Sternum’s solution can be built into Telit’s xE910 module family to give Telit’s customers in-depth visibility and security for their entire device fleet.

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Telekom Slovenije and Iskratel partner in 4G/5G hybrid public-private networks for smart industry

Telekom Slovenije, provider of advanced ICT solutions, and Iskratel, the European solution provider for digital transformation of industries, are cooperating in the development of 5G networking solutions.

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Australian enterprises implementing IoT to improve efficiency

Almost half of large Australian enterprises have deployed Internet of Things (IoT) systems with many aiming to improve business productivity and efficiency internally as well as for customers.

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