New Cyble 5 Module advances drive-by and IoT data collection for gas and electricity utilities

Itron Inc aims to innovate the way utilities and cities manage energy and water and has announced the launch of its Cyble 5 communications module for utilities and cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Sigfox Russia’s first mission will be to roll-out mass IoT services

In partnership with Energo Capital, a digital venture capital company, operating across Russia and the Baltics, Sigfox, the Internet of Things (IoT) service provider and first global 0G network operator, launches its 0G network for IoT in the Russian Federation. The newly formed Sigfox Russia will be using ultra-long coverage base stations to create a nationwide 0G network, covering

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IoT space tech firm Hiber appoints three to Board, wins EU funding and Dutch icon status

Dutch IoT space technology start-up firm Hiber, which launched the Internet of Things satellite network for remote areas and developing countries, is celebrating a successful start to 2020.

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Software Ag partners with Swift Labs

Software AG announced Swift Labs, a Canadian-based wireless and IoT product design partner, has joined its PowerUp Partner Program. Through the strategic partnership, customers will gain access to Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform and Swift Labs’ cellular hardware platform powered by “Design Blocks”, to help simplify and rapidly deploy IoT initiatives with the support of real-time, user-friendly operational

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Take-home messages from the ‘Why IoT projects fail’ webinar

A recent webinar on Beecham Research’s 100-page “Why IoT projects fail and what to do about them” research report was hosted by IoT Now. Beecham CEO, Robin Duke-Woolley zeroed in on three topics that emerged from interviews with various companies and vendors, as Bob Emmerson reports.

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How IIoT is helping manufacturing businesses with global growth

Despite growing challenges including spiralling costs and increased global competition, manufacturers continue to play a major role in the global economy, contributing US$6.7 trillion (€5.8 trillion) according to recent figures by Make UK, says Ben Sturgess, co-founder and chief technology officer, Pathfindr.

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Is it time for video conferencing? Is it too soon for video policing?

WEEK IN IoT: It’s been easy to see corporate winners and losers from the global spread of the novel corona virus. Early casualties included airlines and hotel chains, with cancelled flights and bookings, and share prices tumbling on stock markets.

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Trian3DBuilder to produce 3D scenarios from HERE HD Live Map

Together with TrianGraphics, HERE Technologies is extending its in-vehicle-centric HD Live Map use case to 3D modelling of road networks.

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Security evaluation for IoT products supported by EMVCo

Global technical body, EMVCo has confirmed its security evaluation methodologies and processes support Internet of Things (IoT) payment use cases, enabling emerging solutions and devices to be evaluated quickly and efficiently.

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Synap Wireless IoT: LoRa modem device on Kickstarter

Sponsored News: Plug and play long range connectivity devices for connecting billions of legacy sensors HONG KONG AND STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – 2020-03-04. Synap Technologies Ltd. today announced a Kickstarter campaign offering the Synap BR100 modem and X10 mini data collector IoT communication devices. These novel multi-hop LoRa® based modem devices allow instant long-range connectivity for legacy

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Croxel announces KIOTE/11 for rapid IoT product development

Sponsored News: KIOTE/11 is a feature rich, IoT development platform for rapid prototyping Melbourne, Florida, March 03, 2020 – Croxel announces the KIOTE/11, a low power, cellular IoT development platform containing all key elements for rapid prototyping of IoT products.  While KIOTE/11 is feature rich to support a wide variety of applications, Croxel can customize KIOTE/11 to

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u-blox UBX-R5 becomes first IoT chipset certified by GCF

The u-blox UBX-R5 LTE-M/NB-IoT chipset offers unprecedented wireless technology integration with built-in end‑to‑end security, making it ideal for mission‑critical or long life-cycle IoT applications.

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MobiledgeX extends edge computing support to the enterprise with platform update

MobiledgeX, Inc. has released MobiledgeX Edge-Cloud R2.0 for the enterprise edge. This enables private and public edge cloud integration to allow developers to deploy location-specific services.

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Taoglas launches eight 5G NR antennas

Taoglas, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has expanded its portfolio of 5G new radio (NR) antennas for both sub 6GHz and mmWave frequencies at Embedded World, Nuremberg.

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Don’t believe the Industry 4.0 hype

Talk of Industry 4.0 has been useful in helping businesses understand the value of industrial automation and connectivity. But a lot of it is just hype, and many of the technologies are not being adopted as broadly or effectively as they could be.

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Reasons to select a specialised IoT company over a standard one for connected app development

Today, there are around 26.66 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the market and the number is projected to rise to 75.44 billion devices by 2025. With the rapid proliferation of IoT devices, more connected mobile apps will be required to allow users to access devices from anywhere over the internet.

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