AT&T, Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone are going wheel to wheel in early laps of the race to connect cars old and new. As Jeremy Cowan reports, a series of recent IoT partnerships, a major investment and a company acquisition are bringing telco giants and automotive ‘privateers’ together to show some market pace-setters.
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, has announced that it will host a special oneM2M Showcase and Workshop, in which innovative companies will demonstrate the technologies and services being built around the new global oneM2M standard.
u-blox, wireless and positioning modules and chips, has announces TOBY-L280, the LTE Category 4 rugged module in an LGA package that supports FDD-LTE in frequency band 28. Band 28 is now in commercial use in Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand, with further rollouts planned throughout the Asia Pacific region, Brazil and Argentina. Capable of download speeds up to 150Mb/s, the TOBY-L280 is [...]
JOT Automation, the supplier of test and production solutions, speeds up the precision assembly of performance-critical components of smart devices and improves the outgoing quality of production by introducing the JOT V4 Assembly Cell. The automated solution enables global consumer brands to ship ever smarter and smaller devices in the time-to-market with superior quality and lower costs [...]
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has announced the development of Web OS technology that automatically connects smartphones, regardless of operating system, to peripheral devices and sensors, and enables integrated use with cloud services.
Royal Philips, has announced that the City of Los Angeles (LA) will become the city in the world to control its street lighting through an advanced Philips management system that uses mobile and cloud-based technologies. The new technology confirms LA’s Bureau of Street Lighting as in next generation LED street lighting with a new solution that saves energy, reduces maintenance and [...]
Insulin Angel, the smartest medication tracker and commercial product using the relayr stack, has launches on Indiegogo.
Vehicle fleet management in Switzerland: Managed Mobility AG is a joint venture in which Sixt Leasing and Swisscom Managed Mobility –a Swisscom business unit – each have a 50% stake. The launch of Managed Mobility AG sees the introduction of a specialist for all issues relating to fleet management and vehicle fleet optimisation. The new company is headquartered in Urdorf near Zurich and [...]
Highlights of the recent Energy Thought Summit (ETS) held in Austin, Texas included the concepts of IT/OT convergence, utility operations and business models; plus newly available technologies designed to improve energy creation, delivery, consumption and conservation. Jacob Rodrigues Pereira, senior analyst, Smart Utility Infrastructure at IHS reports.
The Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 are currently top of the list for both the digital economy and traditional industrial sectors. Indeed, localisation technology has become essential for either of these realms. In an interconnected world, constant and reliable localisation is crucial to the communications taking place among countless “things”. Satellite navigation is thus also an [...]
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