French Space Agency chooses Orange Business Services to help transform and shape its data-centric strategy

The French Space Agency (CNES) has chosen Orange Business Services to lead an industry consortium, including HPE, Scality and Tealenium, to design, deploy and maintain a new storage solution for its scientific and spatial data. This will help CNES fully modernise its storage infrastructure to better utilise the enormous amounts of data from its satellites.

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Nuuday infuses AI into customer experience with the Avaya OneCloud experience platform

Nuuday, Denmark’s provider of broadband, communication and entertainment services, has launched “Josefine,” an AI-powered voicebot capable of delivering dynamic, immediate and personalised experiences for customers interacting through its Avaya OneCloud communications and collaboration platform.

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Actility and Helium Network announce roaming integration to scale IoT coverage

Actility, the provider of IoT connectivity solutions and LPWA technology, and Helium have launched a roaming integration partnership, unlocking affordable and ubiquitous coverage for millions of IoT devices.

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Phase IV Engineering client BoB Profit Partners a finalist in Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ $50,000 BIG IDEA contest

BoB Profit Partners LLC, a company focused on “bottom of basket” losses, was selected from more than 170 applicants as a finalist in Ben Franklin’s BIG IDEA Contest. BoB’s loss prevention technology leverages Phase IV Engineering’s Leap Sensors to detect when items are left behind in the shopping cart. 

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Two thirds of retail and e-commerce companies now scraping external data to make more profitable business decisions

Retail and E-Commerce companies in the UK are increasingly relying on external real-time data to inform business decisions, with 57% now scraping external public web data to gain market insights and help them make more profitable business decisions.

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The global satellite IoT subscriber base to reach 15.7 million by 2025

According to a new research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the global satellite IoT communications market is growing at a good steady pace. Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the global satellite IoT subscriber base grew to surpass 3.4 million in 2020.

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Cellular IoT gateway vendors become first-to-market with 5G devices for IoT use cases

IoT market research provider, Berg Insight, has released new findings about the market for cellular IoT gateways and routers. Close to 3.7 million cellular IoT gateways were shipped globally during 2020, at a total market value of approximately US$1.01 billion (€0.87 billion).

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F-Secure aims for more secure AI as a part of SPATIAL

Cyber security provider F-Secure will research advancements in trustworthy artificial intelligence (AI) as part of SPATIAL (Security and Privacy Accountable Technology Innovations, Algorithms, and machine Learning), a new project funded by the European Commission‘s Horizon 2020 program. The collaborative effort unites academia and industry to increase the reliability and security of artificial intelligence and data

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NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang to unveil new AI technologies, products in GTC Keynote

NVIDIA announced that it will host a global, virtual GTC from Nov. 8-11, featuring a news-filled keynote by NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang and talks from some of the world’s preeminent AI research and industry leaders.

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1NCE raises US$50mn for global expansion led by investors SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom

IoT Carrier 1NCE reports it has raised $50 million (€42.87 million) in new financing. The capital is being provided by investors including Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank, and other investors. 1NCE offers cellular device connectivity at a fixed price in over 100 countries via 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, NB-IoT and LTE-M. Its cloud-based connectivity platform includes IoT

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Smart Solutions for green spaces and empty homes brings community improvements in South London

Two pilot projects commencing in South London will use smart IoT technology to review usage of local green spaces in Sutton, while ensuring safety and security for a building set to be demolished in Kingston.

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ETSI launches specification for the 5th generation fixed network, F5G technology landscape

ETSI’s 5th Generation Fixed Network group (F5G ISG) has just released its specification, ETSI GS F5G 003, entitled F5G Technology Landscape. In this specification, the ISG studies the technical requirements, existing standards and gaps for 10 different new use cases, for home, enterprises or industrial needs.

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OQ Technology reveals patent portfolio in the US and Europe to improve satellite communications

5G satellite operator OQ Technology has revealed six pending patent applications in the USA and in Europe that will improve satellite-based IoT and M2M communications in remote locations. OQ Technology’s patent applications include a “wake-up” technology for satellite IoT (Internet of things) devices, IoT device localisation, frequency and timing synchronisation, inter-satellite link technology and satellite

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Tyk secures $35M investment to revolutionise software delivery for enterprises

Tyk, a London-based global tech company, announced it has closed a $35M (€29.87M) growth equity funding round led by new investors Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), alongside existing investors MMC Ventures.

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Celsius Plumbing and Heating boosts business with BigChange Automation

Celsius Plumbing and Heating has transformed its business with a 5-in-1 field service management software system from BigChange. The cloud-platform for CRM, job scheduling, mobile working, vehicle tracking and management reporting also integrates with Xero account software. It provides Celsius with a completely seamless digital solution from job booking to completion, eliminating paperwork at all stages.

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JFrog acquires Upswift, bringing software updates and container deployment for IoT devices to developers

JFrog Ltd., the Liquid Software company, announced the acquisition of Upswift, the creators of connected device management software for developers. The combined companies aim to deliver the industry’s complete development-to-device platform that bridges the gap between current IoT software silos and common DevOps processes, such as dependency scanning, CI/CD, artifact management, shifting left for application

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