DER: Control made easy

As the energy industry shifts toward cleaner and more sustainable models, it becomes increasingly critical for utilities to be able to manage and control the customer side of the power grid. One proven way to do that, says Rolf Bienert, managing and technical director, OpenADR Alliance, is Demand Response (DR) programs, which have been common

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MediaTek collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate the development of Internet of Things solutions

MediaTek announced it has joined Microsoft Azure Certified for Internet of Things (IoT), ensuring customers get IoT solutions up and running quickly with hardware and software that has been pre-tested and verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT services.

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LoRa Alliance to demo utilities’ networking applications and DLMS collaboration at EUW in Paris

The LoRa Alliance, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN standard for the Internet of Things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), will showcase its collaboration with the DLMS User Association at European Utility Week (EUW, November 12-14 (Stand N128).

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IIJ and Links Field Networks form strategic alliance for expansion of SoftSIM business

Internet Initiative Japan Inc. and Links Field Networks Limited (Headquarters: Hong Kong, president and CEO: Simon Wong, Links Field Networks) announced that they have made a master agreement signed to form a strategic alliance to expand the SoftSIM business.

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Taoglas and u-blox bring centimetre-level GNSS positioning solution to IoT applications

u‑blox, a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, announced that Taoglas, a provider of next‑generation IoT solutions, has developed a centimetre‑level GNSS positioning solution.

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Renesas and Altair Semiconductor announce collaboration for cellular IoT solutions

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Altair Semiconductor, a provider of cellular IoT chipsets, jointly announced a partnership aimed at bringing ultra-small and ultra-low-power cellular IoT solutions to the global IoT market.

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Nodle claims a practical solution to crowdsource connectivity for the next trillion things

Nodle.io, an Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity and security start-up, reports that Nodle Cash app, previously only available pre-installed on the HTC Exodus 1 smartphone is now officially live on the Google Play Store for all Android phones.

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Device Authority and Venafi announce code signing service integration for KeyScale

Device Authority, a global specialist in Identity and Access Management (IAM) for the Internet of Things (IoT), has been accepted into the Venafi Machine Identity Protection Development Fund.

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IoTSWC 2019 Awards given to solutions by Eiffage- Bioservo, Cartesiam.ai-éolane, Zyfra-Suek and GFT

The winners of the IoT Solutions Awards 2019 were announced last night at the IoT Solutions World Congress 2019 in Barcelona. Eiffage together with Bioservo Technologies; Cartesiam.ai with éolane; and Zyfra with their work for SUEK were the winners, recognised for the best international projects developed in the field of industrial internet in the last

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End-to-end IoT cybersecurity ‘password-free’ solution ELIoT Pro unveiled at IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona

Cyberus Labs has launched its IoT cybersecurity solution ELIoT Pro (Easy & Lightweight IoT Protector) simultaneously at both the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona and the Cybersec Forum in Katowice, Poland. The solution is said by the company to be simple-to-use and ultra secure.

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Consumers would trust their energy suppliers more if they offered access to transparent cost breakdown

Lucid has unveiled new research which demonstrates a trust and transparency gap between consumer and supplier within the UK energy sector. The report, delivered in partnership with PwC, found that 74% of consumers would have greater trust in their energy supplier if they were offered access to a more transparent cost breakdown.

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The odd, unpredictable expansion of IoT

What makes a product a game-changer in the IoT world? For every bona fide success like Amazon Echo or Google Home, you’ll find dozens of “smart” products that are anything but. We all may see huge potential in a cutting-edge home surveillance system like Nest, but an internet-connected toaster only prompts ridicule, says Carsten Rhod Gregersen CEO

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Telit’s deviceWISE Asset Gateway software accelerates industrial Edge and IoT solutions

The Telit deviceWISE Asset Gateway software has been validated by Dell Technologies for use on Dell Edge Gateway 3000 series and the software is now available as an integrated Cloud-ready industrial IoT solution.

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What you need to know about IoT and cyber security

With the rising number of IoT devices, which is expected to surpass the 20 billion mark by next year, there are a lot of big changes to anticipate.

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OCF and Fairhair Alliance unite to advance IoT building automation

The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) and the Fairhair Alliance have unified under the OCF name. This integration is designed to advance interoperability and security within the automated building and lighting Internet of Things (IoT) verticals by combining the two IoT frameworks.

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5G is the revenant technology which could work wonders for the IoT

In 30 years of communications Paul Carter has seen more re-incarnations than any exorcist, says Nick Booth.

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