FBI, DoT and NHTSA warn of car-hacking using IoT following Jeep and Nissan hacks

A new joint public service announcement from the USA’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Transportation (DoT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) lists the wireless components of modern vehicles that can be vulnerable and the methods attackers could use to launch a real-life attack, reported Lane Thames of Tripwire.

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New global IoT standards from oneM2M to enable interconnection across devices and applications

oneM2M, the global standards initiative for machine-to-machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT), has published updated editions of its Release 1 global specifications. The development aims to enable IoT interworking and create a foundation platform to interconnect IoT devices and applications.

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PLK selects Telit GNSS IoT module for advanced driver assistance system product

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that PLK Technology (PLK) has selected Telit’s SL869-V2 GNSS IoT module to deliver positioning functionality for Optian, a new product combining the features of an Advanced Driver Assistant System (ADAS) and a high-end automotive black box.

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Skywire CAT 1 LTE modems aims to boost IoT/M2M performance, to extend product life

NimbeLink, an award-winning developer of IoT and M2M solutions, announced the general availability of the industry’s first fully certified 4G LTE CAT 1 embedded and external modems. The new products extend the company’s industry leading line of Skywire™ cellular modems.

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The IoT gets a new decentralised, distributed ledger technology

IOTA is a new distributed ledger technology designed for the Internet of Things (IoT). IOTA is a decentralised, distributed, lightweight, machine-to-machine (M2M) micro payment and transaction system for IoT devices and systems.

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MultiTech’s MultiConnect mDot awarded LoRaWAN certification by LoRa Alliance

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. a global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, announced its MultiConnect® mDot™ a LoRaWAN™ ready, LPWAN RF module, is fully certified by the LoRa® Alliance.

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Altice, SFR and SIGFOX announce strategic international partnership for IoT services

Altice N.V. an international telecom and media group, its subsidiary SFR, the second-largest French global telco, and SIGFOX, a provider of global communication services for the Internet of Things (IoT), are to integrate SIGFOX connectivity in the group’s service offering.

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Rate plan optimisation – the MVNOs’ ‘inexhaustible’ source of savings

If you are a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) or Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity service provider, you should be aware that you can increase your margin by at least 10%.

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SAP and Vodafone combine to help customers get most of their IoT data

SAP SE announced the Internet of Things (IoT) foundation bundle for SAP HANA®, which features device connectivity management capability from Vodafone.

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AT&T Partner Exchange to expand its mobility portfolio for a sophisticated IoT platform

AT&T* Partner Exchange® is designed to make it easier for solution providers to take advantage of the next wave of Internet of Things (IoT) channel growth.

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Bosch campaign challenges young women engineers to imagine how IoT will improve lives

Bosch is fuelling the imagination of young, women engineers with the launch of a campaign aimed at bringing the Internet of Things (IoT) to life.

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Gooee and EnOcean partner to bring switch modules into Bluetooth Smart Mesh

Gooee, an IoT platform provider for lighting, is partnering with EnOcean, a provider of energy-harvesting wireless technology, to integrate Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) based self-powered wall switch modules into the Bluetooth Smart Mesh stack. This is the primary communication protocol in Gooee’s enterprise IoT ecosystem.

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Huawei launches Connected City Lighting solution to save 80% of energy use

At CeBIT 2016, Huawei has debuted its Connected City Lighting solution, claimed to be the industry’s first Internet of Things (IoT) lighting solution with multi-level intelligent control.

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Wearable gadget aims to add 10 years to your life

MvBii Ventures is set to launch its new range of tracker products – z-Track and z-Zap including versions for iOS and Android.

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Stadium Group wins £5million supply contract by Trak Global

Stadium Group, a supplier of wireless solutions, power supplies and electronics assemblies, has been awarded a substantial new supply contract by Trak Global.

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Eurotech launches the ReliaGATE 10-05, a compact and efficient IoT Gateway

Eurotech, a provider of embedded systems, machine-to-machine (M2M) platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, launched the ReliaGATE 10-05, a compact and efficient IoT Gateway for industrial applications that has been designed to comply with global certification requirements.

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