Finding USPs in the IoT ecosystem – Part 1

It is said that IoT is one of the fastest growing segments in technological landscape projections. But with the complexity, the heterogeneity and diverse stakeholder’s involvement, it is not easy to pin point the most optimal area for investments and USP (Unique Selling Proposition) development.

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Canada’s first coast-to-coast Internet of Things network unveiled by Sigfox

Sigfox Canada, the Canadian network operator for the Sigfox Global IoT Network, claims to launch the country’s first national, low-bandwidth, Internet of Things (IoT) network.

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GSA reports LPWAN milestone: Over 100 operators have deployed networks based on NB-IoT and LTE-M

The Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) reported that 102 operators in 52 countries have now either deployed or launched at least one of the NB-IoT or LTE-M technologies. Of these, 20 operators in 19 countries had deployed or launched both NB-IoT and LTE-M.

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Semtech aims to simplify IoT applications with release of LoRa-based solution accelerators

Semtech Corporation, a supplier of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced the launch of a robust platform of new LoRa-based solutions: developer building blocks, Cloud services and manageable hardware.

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Semtech announces availability of LoRa Cloud Geolocation

Semtech Corporation, a supplier of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced the availability of LoRa Cloud Geolocation, a new Cloud-based geolocation service that is compatible with the LoRaWAN protocol and almost any network server.

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Sigfox awards SGS laboratory certification at test labs in China, Finland and Taiwan

Internet of Things (IoT) services provider, Sigfox has awarded SGS ‘Accredited Test Lab’ (ATL) status for its testing and certification facilities in Shenzhen (China), New Taipei City (Taiwan) and Espoo (Finland).

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The best cleaning solution for bathrooms? IoT

A topic that most of us want to avoid is “public bathrooms” – unless of course they are well stocked and clean. With more than 35 years’ experience and a history of industry firsts, JVD (jvd.fr),

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Telit launches OneEdge software suite for IoT modules to shorten path to monetisation

IoT enabler Telit has unveiled OneEdge, a new initiative to speed Internet of Things deployments and reduce the time required to monetise the digitalisation of businesses.

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Case Study: A new era for public housing

According to a report from the UN, 68% of the world population is projected to live in urban areas by 2050. The trend towards urbanisation is only accelerating and the global shift toward a more urban global population has profound implications for a wide range of issues. One major change that will accompany urban growth

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IoT connectivity to AT&T’s network ‘simplified and secured’ with all-in-one eSIM and IoT module

Gemalto, a specialist in digital security, is helping to simplify and secure IoT connectivity for AT&T customers by integrating its embedded SIM (eSIM) inside the Cinterion LTE-M IoT module.

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Water utilities forecast to propel growth with global smart meter revenue to reach US$14bn by 2026

Water and gas meter shipments will see double-digit revenue growth over the next five years. If this market forecast comes true it will be welcome news in a market where smart electricity shipments are contracting and greatly slowing growth of overall revenues across the entire metering segment.

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Gloucester Innovation uses Sigfox USA’s low power wide area IoT network to collect ocean floor data

Sigfox U.S.A., the U.S. network operator for the global Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) connectivity provider Sigfox, has been selected by Gloucester Innovation as the Internet of Things (IoT) network to capture ocean floor data.

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Cost is the definitive issue for an IoT solution to be scalable

Semtech is a US-based supplier of high performance semiconductors and advanced algorithms for communications and industrial end-markets. The company’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology – LoRa – offers long range, low power wireless connectivity that has become a leader in the low power wide area (LPWA) networking market worldwide. The company is a

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Abu Dhabi completes smart city project using Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT

Software AG announced the successful completion of a wide-ranging smart city project with its partner, Technology Strategies Middle East (TSME). Cumulocity IoT has been used as the foundation IoT (Internet of Things) platform of choice in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi.

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Rogers to launch national LTE-M network to power the next era of IoT in Canada.

Rogers announced its plan to launch an LTE Cat M1 network (LTE-M) to help businesses connect and track their assets in real time – using solutions such as logistics tracking, alarm monitoring, and smart metering.

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Sierra Wireless board of directors appoints Kent Thexton as president & CEO and Robin Abrams as chair

Sierra Wireless, the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that Kent Thexton has been appointed to the position of president & chief executive officer of the company.

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