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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Fuzzy Logic raises €2.5mn to put robots in the hands of operators

The Franco-American start-up Fuzzy Logic announces a €2.5 million seed round of financing from two European DeepTech funds: 42CAP, an industry-specialised German fund based in Munich, and Karista (via the Paris Region Venture Fund), an early-stage VC firm based in Paris.

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Extreme Networks completes acquisition of Infovista’s Ipanema SD-WAN business

Extreme Networks, Inc., a cloud-driven networking company, announced it has completed the acquisition of Ipanema, the cloud-native, enterprise SD-WAN division of Infovista. The acquisition expands Extreme’s ExtremeClouda portfolio, offering new cloud-managed SD-WAN and security software solutions required to power the Infinite Enterprise. 

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From minutes to milliseconds: The importance of 5G for a connected world

The global pandemic may have slowed down some industries, but 5G rollouts are continuing across the globe and the acceleration of digital transformation initiatives makes a 5G future seem in touching distance, says Matt Percival, senior director service provider, Gigamon

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Hiber signs deal with Shell to roll out remote IoT monitoring of wells

Hiber, an industrial IoT as-a-service startup, announced that it has signed an agreement with Shell to provide well integrity monitoring solutions globally.

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Datto announces availability of Datto continuity for Microsoft Azure

Datto Holding Corp. , the global provider of cloud-based software and security solutions purpose-built for delivery by Managed Service Providers (MSPs), announced the commercial availability of Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure, a comprehensive Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) solution that protects MSPs and their clients’ data in the public cloud in the event of malicious ransomware

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MYHSM makes full cloud payments solution available in AWS marketplace

MYHSM by Utimaco, announces its Payment Hardware Security Modules (HSM) as a Service is now available in AWS Marketplace. Customers can now directly connect to and deploy the MYHSM Service, providing Financial Institutions around the world with a full-cloud, multi-cloud or hybrid cloud payments strategy.

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US$8bn market for IoT security services predicted on 4G and 5G networks by 2026

Global tech market advisory firm ABI Research forecasts that by 2026, Internet of Things (IoT) cellular connections will number more than more than 3 billion. 4G LTE and LPWA networks will bear the brunt of these new connections and drive a US$8 billion market for IoT security services, says the firm.

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Vodafone expands Curve range with new solution for pet owners

Vodafone is evolving Curve range with the launch of its Pet tracker pack comprising Curve, the smart GPS tracker, new pet features in the Vodafone Smart App, and a Pet tracker clip.

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How to accelerate industrial performance with a digital thread of information

When looking at the different functions across an industrial enterprise today, think product and machine design, production engineering, plant operations, and supply chain, you will find many legacy software applications where data is locked up. For manufacturers, data siloes typically build up in systems used for day-to-day planning and operations, including enterprise resource planning (ERP),

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BigChange mobile workforce technology drives business growth for Brewster Bros.

Recycled aggregates and waste management specialist Brewster Bros. has doubled its business with the help of the latest mobile workforce management technology from BigChange. The cloud-based system has completely automated the sales process, from initial enquiries through to order fulfilment and invoicing, as part of a move to paperless working.

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Dutch construction provider deploys 20,000 smart building IoT sensors using LoRaWAN

Beyond Eyes, a brand initiated by Dutch construction-services business, Heijmans N.V. in collaboration with CSU Cleaning Services BV, has deployed more than 20,000 LoRaWAN-connected IoT sensors. This has been done for Heijmans’ clients in the Netherlands, as part of the company’s Smart Building concept.

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Smart poles: Making the city work for its citizens

According to the UN, 70% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. As part of this, the number of smart cities is expected to grow by double digits over the coming years. By combining data and digital technology, “smart” cities can improve key quality-of-life indicators by 10 to 30%.

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Amazon, Google, IKEA, Schneider Electric, Tencent Cloud and more join Silicon Labs’ ‘Works With 2021’

Silicon Labs, a provider of secure, intelligent wireless technology for a more connected world, announced that Amazon, Google, IKEA, Schneider Electric, Konke, Lifesmart, Tencent Cloud and Tuya will be delivering keynotes at Works With 2021, the defining Internet of Things (IoT) conference livestreaming for free to thousands of engineers, developers and technologists worldwide on September

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The risky new world of work

It’s fair to say that 2020 dramatically changed the workplace. Globally, governments mandated citizens to work from home, where possible. Large office blocks emptied as IT teams scrambled to implement technology and systems to support a predominantly remote workforce. As we start to look beyond COVID, organisations plan to permanently adopt these long-term hybrid and

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HCL Technologies launches Cisco ecosystem unit advancing cloud smart innovation, growth

HCL Technologies (HCL), a global technology company, has launched a dedicated HCL Cisco Ecosystem Unit focused on creating solutions to accelerate clients’ digital journeys.

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