Internet of Things industry is right to put security centre stage, says ARM

A year or two ago security in the Internet of Things was at the top of few people’s minds. Perhaps it should have been. Now IoT security is a hot topic as editor-in-chief, Jeremy Cowan found when he talked to Zach Shelby, director of the IoT Business Unit at ARM, a multinational semiconductor and software

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gridComm launches intelligent, cloud-based street lighting solution

Cities around the globe spend as much as 40 percent of their energy budgets on street lighting. Lighting accounts for almost 6 percent of global CO2 greenhouse gas emissions. What if there was a way to both cut costs and drive down emissions? Enter gridComm, a provider of power line communications (PLC) solutions that enable the transformation of

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‘We’re 9 meals from anarchy’: Take the cybersecurity threat to IoT seriously, says Beecham report

London, UK. September 10, 2014 – IoT security “must evolve significantly for the long term” if we are to avert critical impacts from terrorism and cyber warfare. This demands an in-depth defence plan applying lessons learned from ‘traditional’ hacking attacks. So says an interim report from Beecham Research, whose authors warned M2M Now that “we’re

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Landis+Gyr wins smart meter contract in Poland with RWE

Zug, Switzerland, July 22, 2014 – Swiss smart grid company Landis+Gyr has won a contract to provide smart meters in Poland for energy utility RWE for use inside residential buildings in the capital city of Warsaw.  RWE, based in Essen, Germany, is working to meet regulatory targets for smart meter installation and says the Landis+Gyr system

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Smart street lighting reveals a path to new IoT applications in hard-to-reach places

In Silver Spring Networks’ view it’s time to bust some myths on smart cities. Here, Anil Gadre, EVP and chief marketing officer, tells Jeremy Cowan about the company’s recent work in Copenhagen, Denmark and Glasgow, UK where there’s no utility involved and yet LED street lighting is opening the door to new smart city applications.

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Deutsche Telekom and Kiunsys install smart parking project in Pisa

Pisa, Italy and Bonn, Germany, June 24, 2014 –The lengthy search for a free parking spot could be a thing of the past in the Italian city of Pisa, following the launch of a smart city pilot project to test an intelligent parking system and analyse historical traffic data via a big data service. The system

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First smart city software platform developed by a municipality uses Libelium’s wireless sensors in Barcelona

San Mateo and Chicago, USA  & Barcelona and Zaragoza, Spain (Business Wire), June 23, 2014 – Libelium has included the Sentilo open source software platform in its core product line for smart cities deployments, to link with Libelium’s Waspmote sensor network device and the Meshlium Internet gateway.

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Qualcomm, CH2M HILL and Cincinnati collaborate on integrated water communications solutions

San Diego, California, USA, June 11, 2014 – Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., CH2M HILL and the City of Cincinnati have been collaborating with the intent to develop sustainable connectivity solutions leveraging M2M cellular technologies that will help water utilities improve water quality, receive reliable information and manage water resources

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Philips CityTouch selects Sierra Wireless to connect remote lighting management system

Philips CityTouch has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime® embedded wireless modules to provide connectivity for their new CityTouch LightWave remote lighting management system.

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Internet of Things controls street lighting

TTP and Mayflower have completed development of their latest wireless, smart lighting control system. An example of the Internet of Things (IoT) in action, it is claimed that this design offers over a 50% reduction in power consumption compared to existing smart lighting systems. The new MK3 design is now available for shipping, with the

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Advantech announces partnership with Linear Technology for smart city and IoT solutions

Eindhoven, The Netherlands – Advantech has announced its partnership with Linear Technology’s Dust Networks product group to develop smart city and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions based on Dust’s SmartMesh IP™ embedded wireless sensor networks (WSN). Advantech will develop, manufacture, and sell a variety of IoT gateways, wireless sensors, and solutions that incorporate Linear’s industry-leading

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NetComm Wireless unveils the universal 3G M2M Router Plus

Sydney, Australia, April 29, 2014 – NetComm Wireless Limited has announced the launch of its 3G M2M Router Plus (NTC-6200 series), a versatile, intelligent and reliable M2M device that addresses universal applications in areas such as asset management, security and surveillance, building automation, point of sale, healthcare and smart city initiatives.

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Singapore’s business and government launch a bid to lead Asia-Pacific in the Internet of Things

EVENT REPORT — The stakes are high, Singapore is playing for nothing less than regional leadership in the Internet of Things (IoT). The economic strategy became clear at last week’s inaugural IoT Asia event, as Jeremy Cowan reports from Singapore. 

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Singapore’s minister of state for Trade & Industry opens the inaugural IoT Asia conference

Singapore Expo, Singapore. April 21, 2014 — The inaugural IoT Asia event was opened this morning by Singapore’s minister of state for Trade & Industry, Mr Teo Ser Luck. He outlined the business opportunity presented by the Internet of Things (IoT) and Singapore’s credentials for leading the IoT in Asia to an audience of more

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Smart parking systems could improve health and the future of our cities, says new Beecham report

Smart Parking could relieve congestion, reduce driver frustration, improve health and give a vital boost to the future of our cities, says Dr Therese Cory, the principal author of a new report by Beecham Research. “Road systems provide the vital arteries for commercial and business activities but parking has become a major problem in all

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Kamstrup announces record sales of meters and meter solutions during 2013

Skanderborg, Denmark – Kamstrup, the Danish manufacturer of meters and meter solutions, has announced its 2013 results, which headline 3% growth and record sales of €173 million, with earnings after tax of €20 million.

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