Developing IoT devices? Four costly security mistakes and how to avoid them

IoT brings with it so much opportunity, but it also increases risk and widens the attack surface of your product and even your organisation, says Stuart Griffin, founding director and technologist, Consult.Red.

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How the industrial IoT is creating a safer workforce

“The robots will steal our jobs!” has become a well-worn cry in recent years, as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and automation gain traction. And gain traction they have, says Mikael Schachne, CMO and VP Mobility and IoT Business, BICS.

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Finnish IoT firm Haltian acquires Empathic Building service

IoT and product development house Haltian has agreed to buy the Empathic Building solution from digital services and software company TietoEVRY.

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Wi-Fi 6 creates new IoT opportunities and new testing requirements

Think back to the beginning of 2020, and try to imagine what your pre-pandemic self might have listed as the essential tools you need to live and work productively. Now think about the new additions that would be on that list today: a mask, certainly, and perhaps an ever-ready bottle of hand sanitizer, but there

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VR means business: How organisations can harness the power of virtual reality

Evidence is building that virtual reality (VR) has the potential to supercharge corporate training, says Justin Parry, co-founder and COO of Immerse.

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China takes lead in worldwide cellular M2M module revenues

The big supply-side story from the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2019 was the rise of Chinese vendors to the number one position in cellular module shipments and revenue, for the first time.

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IoT is vital for our future success, say 71% of businesses

Vodafone Business has launched its 2020 IoT Spotlight report, focused on the impact the Internet of Things (IoT) is having on businesses at a time when their digital capabilities are put to the test by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Aeris and Foresolutions ensure med supplies are accurately tracked and temperature monitored

For businesses transporting priority assets, having a reliable connectivity partner is essential to ensure the security and safety of those assets, and vital pharmaceutical products are no exception.

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Development time for IIoT fertiliser tank monitoring halved by Sierra Wireless Octave

Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider Sierra Wireless, has announced that Ekatra successfully reduced the development time of its new Industrial IoT (IIoT) liquid fertiliser tank monitoring application by 50% using Octave, the all-in-one, edge-to-cloud solution for connecting industrial assets.

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GeoSpock attracts another $5.4mn investment to speed adoption of database tech

GeoSpock has announced $5.4 million (€4.60 million) in additional funding. This is to accelerate the development and adoption of what is claimed to be the fastest, most scalable database on the market. This strategic investment round brings the total GeoSpock has raised to date to more than $32 million (€27.28 million).

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AWS makes Amazon Timestream available for the IoT

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, has announced the general availability of Amazon Timestream. This is a new time series database for the Internet of Things (IoT) and operational applications that can scale to process trillions of time series events per day up to 1,000 times faster than relational databases, and at as low as 1/10th

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Orange Business Services consolidates healthcare activities within Enovacom

The healthcare sector is a key focus of Orange‘s 2025 strategic plan. As part of this, Orange Business Services is now reorganising its healthcare entities, Enovacom and Orange Healthcare, to fully meet the needs of players in this sector, which is currently undergoing a digital transformation in France and internationally.

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Twilio expands beyond cellular with launch of Microvisor IoT platform

Twilio, providers of the cloud communications platform, expanded the company’s Internet of Things (IoT) offerings with the launch of Microvisor. This is an IoT connectivity and device management platform that offers embedded developers a one stop shop for building connected devices, keeping them secure, and managing them through their lifetime.

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Artificial intelligence plays a major role in the IoT

Businesses across the globe are leveraging the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) in various industries to create new and optimised business opportunities.

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New Arm technologies enable safety-capable computing solutions for an autonomous future

Arm unveiled new computing solutions to accelerate autonomous decision-making with safety capability across automotive and industrial applications. The new suite of IP includes the Arm Cortex-A78AE CPU, Arm Mali-G78AE GPU, and Arm Mali-C71AE ISP, engineered to work together in combination with supporting software, tools and system IP to enable silicon providers and OEMs to design

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Senet wins $16mn funding to spread adoption of low power wide area networks and solutions

Senet, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software and services platforms that enable global connectivity and on-demand network build-outs for the Internet of Things (IoT), has secured a US$16 million (€13.75 million) funding round led by Fisk Ventures.

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