Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for $1.2bn:
Fulton tells IoT Now why and what’s next

California-based Semtech, a global supplier of high-performance chips and algorithms for infrastructure and industrial equipment, is to acquire Canada’s Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider Sierra Wireless. In the latest QuickFire Video, IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan talks to Semtech’s general manager for IoT, Wireless and Sensing businesses, about the reasons for the deal, the timing,

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Kaleido Intelligence reveals the results from the largest-ever IoT connectivity survey

Serving the Enterprise: The Cellular IoT Connectivity Opportunity. A Kaleido Intelligence Survey Report Sponsored by Eseye, iBasis, Kore, Truphone and floLIVE. Approximately a decade ago, several large technology firms anticipated that cellular technology would form the basis for the bulk of IoT connectivity. As of 2022, this has not yet happened: cellular connectivity accounts for

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IoT Now’s Spotlight on IoT Solutions World Congress 2022

IOTSWC in Barcelona reminds the industry how important it is to talk face-to-face This year saw the welcome return of IoT Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC), held in Barcelona (May 10-12) at the Fira Gran Via venue. The IOTSWC event, organised by Fira de Barcelona, was growing annually until Covid came along. Two years later, the

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As-a-service Internet of Things takes off in a big way

Consumption-based IoT (Internet of Things) at the edge had to happen for the opportunities available through “things” to be fully realised. Business technology journalist Antony Savvas looks at some recent developments that are helping to drive progress.

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Massive IoT is on a long journey that is yet to reach its destination

“If you had a blank piece of paper, what capabilities would you ask for to help simplify IoT deployments?” IoT that works. Nick Earle, the chief executive of Eseye, spoke to George Malim, managing editor of IoT Now, to learn why the promise of IoT is now clear and how this goes hand-in-hand with taming the complexity many

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Empowering Cloud-Enabled IoT Devices with Proper RF Design

(Sponsored Feature) The Internet of Things (IoT) is driving innovation in industries from agriculture to zoology, empowering legacy applications. In many cases, the related obsolete devices and systems involved were initially unpowered, or if powered, highly inefficient and “dumb”. To properly make use of all the capabilities the Cloud can provide, one must be able

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Top 5 IoT Predictions and Trends for 2022

Throughout the coming year, businesses across all industries will need to adapt their operating models to meet the new and changing needs of both customers and their staff. This trend is being pulled by a more remote and distributed user population and pushed by a desire for enterprises to take greater control over their IoT

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How to solve the connectivity conundrum in agriculture

The agriculture sector is adopting new technologies at a startling rate. It may be the oldest of all industries but the potential of new and emerging technologies to transform day-to-day operations in agriculture is immense, writes Jim Morrish, a founding partner at Transforma Insights. Agricultural contexts tend to be characterised by production distributed over a

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How to get lean, agile, and connected for the next frontier of manufacturing

The COVID-19 crisis came in the midst of Industry 4.0 – the industry terminologyfor the last decade of digital enablement. COVID-19 made crystal clear that the ability to be agile and resilient is a need to have, and companies that were already on the digital transformation journey, investing in technologies that would aid in this

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Kigen Open IoT SAFE initiative simplifies secure IoT communication

As IoT becomes a massive market composed of billions of connections securing it involves an enormous and continuously growing threat surface and raised stakes. Consequences extend far beyond initial breaches to what is done with stolen data and the reputational damage that is caused.

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The 2021 IoT Global Awards reveal the best and brightest in IoT

London, UK. November 22nd, 2021 WeKnow Media Ltd, the award organisers, are pleased to announce the Winners of the 2021 IoT Global Awards.

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The shortlist nominees for the 2021 IoT Global Awards are …

WeKnow Media Ltd, the award organisers, are pleased to announce the Shortlisted Entries for the 2021 IoT Global Awards. “The pandemic and global economic shock might have been expected to slow the growth of IoT-enabled services. Not so, if we’re to judge from entries to the IoT Global Awards 2021,” says Jeremy Cowan, chairman of the

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Wind River’s Kevin Dallas says the future is already here

The future is already here as intelligent machines harness 5G connectivity, far edge cloud, artificial intelligence and cyber security IN THIS ISSUE: CONTRACT NEWS: Inside Carlsberg’s extension of digital manufacturing to 28 breweries, why Aramco has turned to Foghorn for real-time streaming video analytics MARKET NEWS: Global cellular IoT connections reach 1.7 billion, organisations zero-in

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Fibocom Releases “5G Network Slicing Empowering Vertical Industries” White Paper to Unveil the 5G New Value

5G provides the connection of multiple devices to communicate seamlessly and simultaneously, one of the main technologies behind which is network slicing. As more industries are looking to transform digitally, 5G network slicing is able to support verticals with its efficient slicing and resource allocation techniques. Fibocom’s latest white paper, “5G Network Slicing Empowering Vertical

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Podcast: How smart should smart citizens be?

Do we need ‘quick wins’ to build public support for smart cities? Or is it the IoT sector’s job (quietly and invisibly) to provide better, safer, greener lives for today’s smart citizens? Should we be winning hearts and minds with dazzling services, or silently enhancing the quality of life? Jeremy Cowan gets some surprising answers

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The 2021 IoT Global Awards announces a VIP Judging Panel

London, UK. July 7th, 2021 – A VIP judging panel of Internet of Things experts has been announced for the 4th annual IoT Global Awards by WeKnow Media Ltd, the award organisers. This independent panel of experts from Tier 1 companies and industry bodies worldwide bring their expertise, enthusiasm, and enterprising minds to assessing a growing number of entries every year. 

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