Global Certification Forum announces first IoT chipset certification with u-blox

The Global Certification Forum (GCF) has announced that u-blox is the company to certify a product under its new IoT chipset certification scheme (started in January this year). This latest GCF programme is designed for chipsets covering NB-IoT and LTE-M and facilitates the easy integration of embedded chipsets into modules and devices. The u-blox UBX-R5

Read more

Start-up support and plenty of new partner moves aim to make IoT work

In his latest ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts a blockbuster first couple months of the year, involving both new companies and well-established ones.

Read more

UNHCR looks for reliable water-monitoring using LoRaWAN gateways

Kerlink , a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), reports the success of a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) pilot programme for reservoir monitoring in Uganda and Iraq. The pilot programme incorporates Kerlink’s LoRaWAN gateway technology.

Read more

SIMalliance morphs into Trusted Connectivity Alliance to expand scope and membership in SIM industry

In line with the continued growth and evolution of the global SIM industry, SIMalliance has opened up its membership beyond traditional SIM vendors in order to extend the scope of its work. The new-look organisation aims to address both established and emerging SIM technologies and engage new industry participants. The move has led SIMalliance to change its name to

Read more

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.

Read more

Device-to-cloud IoT platform services will reach US$18bn by 2026, says ABI

From the early days of Thingworx (PTC) and ILS (Telit) to the market today, the device-to-cloud IoT platform service market has changed dramatically. Early platform services included device connectivity and cloud integration, device management services, and simple alerting services.

Read more

Securing the IoT from the network layer to the application layer

Security in the Internet of Things (IoT) has become a critical requirement, with recent legislation mandating ‘reasonable security features.’ It is very clear that the cost of implementing security within the IoT is necessary, and far outweighs the cost of not doing so.

Read more

Why do IoT projects fail?

There was a time when the fact that large IT projects went way over budget and were delivered well past the delivery date wasn’t particularly unusual; it was almost par for the course. So why should the Internet of Things (IoT), which encompasses computing and communications technologies be any different, asks freelance technology writer, Bob

Read more

How is the Internet of Things making our offices more productive?

When most of us are spending approximately 10 hours at work, every day, offices ought to be our second homes. Irrespective of what organisation you work for, every office is getting smart so that the second home feels equally comfortable and secure, says Yash Mehta, an IoT and Big Data Science specialist.

Read more

Monitored lone workers in Europe and North America to reach 2.2mn in 2023

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the market for lone worker protection solutions and services in Europe and North America is forecasted to grow from €154 million in 2019, to reach €284 million in 2023.

Read more

Electriq power selects Sierra Wireless IoT solutions to transform the smart home battery market

Electriq Power, a developer of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, announced at the DISTRIBUTECH conference that it has signed an agreement for IoT solutions from Sierra Wireless, the IoT solutions provider that combines devices, network services, and software to unlock value in the connected economy.

Read more

Enhanced mass notification portfolio links comms systems, event triggers and people to stay safe and connected

Mitel, a global provider of business communications, is preparing organisations to better respond to emergency situations requiring real-time, effective communications with citizens, students, staff and dispersed teams.

Read more

Accenture and Google Cloud collaborate to help life sciences companies

Accenture and Google Cloud announced that Google Cloud will be the cloud technology provider for Accenture’s INTIENT life sciences industry platform.

Read more

Thales unveils Cybels Analytics AI-based platform to detect complex cyberattacks

At the 2020 edition of the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC), Thales is unveiling Cybels Analytics, an innovative cybersecurity platform relying on advanced artificial intelligence and Big Data analytics technologies.

Read more

LLamasoft launches AI-powered enterprise platform

LLamasoft, a global provider of enterprise decision solutions announced the release of its new llama.ai platform. Delivered via a software-as-a-service, llama.ai provides

Read more

NTT Data Research finds cloud adoption slowed by company culture

NTT Data Services, a provider of global technology services, announced the findings of a study that found 61% of organisations in the U.S. and Canada are committed to moving enterprise applications to the cloud as quickly as possible, but many struggle with challenges related to company culture.

Read more