Facilio and Belimo join forces to advance IoT-driven connected building environments

Facilio, an AI-driven property operations & maintenance (O&M) platform, and Belimo, a global market provider in HVAC field devices, announced a strategic collaboration to enhance the buildings industry by delivering connected and sustainable environments.

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Connected home services brought closer to reality by new open broadband USP agent

The potential of the Connected Home has been brought a step closer following the latest update from Broadband Forum’s Open Broadband – USP Agent (OB-USP-Agent) project, which has been released.

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Aeris launches secure data channel between Amazon Web Services and Aeris fusion IoT network

Secure, reliable transfer of data from IoT devices to a cloud environment is an escalating problem as businesses continue to scale complex IoT solutions.

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Orange provides Cavli with LTE-M coverage in Europe and North America

Cavli Wireless, a cellular IoT module manufacturer, is bundling Internet of Things (IoT) modules with LTE-M connectivity from Orange Business Services to provide the building blocks of the IoT value chain to its enterprise customers worldwide.

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SmartWave Technologies to drive growth of IoT market with acquisition of MultiTech

SmartWave Technologies, a Northlane Capital Partners (“NCP”) platform investment, announced today that it has acquired Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global supplier of Industrial IoT communication devices and services. SmartWave Technologies, a provider of innovative industrial IoT end devices and MultiTech will operate as one under the MultiTech brand.

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BICS and Gurtam partner to deliver IoT asset monitoring and fleet management worldwide

International communications enabler BICS has announced a new partnership with telematics software provider Gurtam to provide Internet of Things (IoT) asset monitoring and fleet management on a global scale.

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Why the intelligent edge is central to tomorrow’s IoT

We’ve all seen the projections about how many devices will soon be connected to the internet of things (IoT), says Gowri Chindalore, head of Strategy, Edge Processing, NXP Semiconductors. IDC, for example, predicted the figure will exceed 41 billion by 2025. Much has been written about the opportunities this will unlock to make our homes,

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Mobile private networks will connect over 150mn cellular IoT devices by 2030, says report

Transforma Insights has released its forecasts for private network connectivity for IoT for 2019 to 2030, illustrating one of the most dynamic areas of IoT connectivity. Private networks are, of course, already in widespread use with short range technologies such as Wi-Fi and Zigbee currently accounting for around 70% of all connections. What is relatively

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Lansweeper to acquire Fing for device recognition

Lansweeper, the IT Asset Management platform, today announced the acquisition of Fing, a network scanning and device recognition app. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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Data Union framework launched, Streamr calls for IoT developers to join

The Data Union, a framework which allows IoT app developers to offer new data monetisation opportunities to users, moves today from public beta to full launch.

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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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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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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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Virtualised 5G security solution helps operators protect subscribers’ handsets and IoT devices

Avast, a global provider of digital security and privacy products, has launched Avast Smart Life for 5G, its smart home security solution for 5G, delivered as a virtualised network function (VNF).

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