Varlan appointed MD of GIGAEurope representing European Gigabit comms networks

Irina Varlan has been appointed as managing director of  GIGAEurope. This is the new industry organisation that brings together private operators who build, operate and invest in the gigabit communications networks that enable Europe’s digital connectivity.

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Automated stem-water measuring system rollout backed by €1.5mn EC grant

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Saturas Ltd., the developer of a stem-water measurement system for efficient farming, report that Kerlink will provide Saturas with LoRa-based hardware and software as it launches its technology commercially.

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Smart horticulture solution has sensor nodes, IoT gateway, cloud access and mobile applications

Arrow Electronics has introduced a smart horticulture solution. It is based on an evaluation kit said to contain all the hardware and software needed to evaluate and implement a complete indoor horticulture solution.

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Critical asset management solution based on Sony platform launched by KORE and Integron

Independent global Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, KORE, has launched a new managed services solution for critical asset management (CAM). This utilises the Visilion asset tracking platform from Sony Network Communications Europe.

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Arm enables global IoT proliferation through Pelion IoT platform ecosystem expansion

According to the 2020 Economist IoT Business Index study, nearly one-third of external IoT projects remain in the early implementation phase. While this is a vast improvement compared to previous years (only 14% in 2017), there is still much work to be done.

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Haltian closes US$9.8mn funding round to accelerate its growing IoT business

New investment worth €9 million in Oulu, Finland’s IoT and product development company, Haltian is designed to help accelerate the company’s growing Internet of Things (IoT) business, enabling it to upscale and supporting development in international markets.

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IoT agency SharpEnd wins investment from Guala Closures to scale connected packaging

SharpEnd has signed a strategic partnership for an undisclosed sum with Guala Closures Group, a manufacturer of closures for spirits and wine, and a specialist in connected bottle caps.

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OPPO launches cellular patents to the IoT industry through Avanci

OPPO announced that it would license its worldwide 3G and 4G standard-essential patents to the IoT and automotive markets through leading patent licensing platform Avanci. The company that has been at the forefront of innovation in the smartphone market is diversifying its portfolio to include frontier technologies such as IoT, 5G and Augmented reality (AR), to provide

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IoT Day: IoT connections ‘to reach 83bn by 2024’

This year’s worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) day, which falls (Thursday, 9 April), coincides with a telling forecast as to what the future might hold for the use of IoT.

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Remote monitoring IoT solutions help take strain off ICU beds in the Netherlands

Essence Group, a provider of IoT-based advanced telecare solutions for seniors, have announced that their care@home technology will be installed in makeshift “Corona-Hotels” across the Netherlands.

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Telenor, Sony and Ericsson team to develop smart IoT healthcare devices

Using Telenor Connexion‘s network, Ericsson IoT accelerator for global connectivity, and Sony network communications Europe’s smart IoT services, the three partners are collaborating to enhance real-time location and tracking solutions for different sectors.

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GlobalPlatform supports SESIP methodology for IoT device security certification

SESIP is providing device makers and certification bodies with a common, optimised approach to evaluate the security of connected products, bringing consistency and trust to the IoT ecosystem.

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IoT ecosystem association adds connected health and wellness to key verticals in face of COVID-19

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC), a business development association for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, announced it will add connected health and wellness to its key verticals of focus.

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Samea Innovation selects Sequans Monarch Technology for new smart building IoT solution

Sequans Communications S.A., has announced that Samea Innovation, provider of wireless products and design services, is using Sequans’ Monarch GM01Q module to provide the LTE connectivity for its new Sensoriis Smart Building Wireless Sensor.

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NetFoundry simplifies IoT edge compute and private 5G

NetFoundry, a provider of zero trust networking, announced a new embedded networking solution within Microsoft Azure Edge Zones. Our integration will allow businesses to easily and securely tap into the power of edge compute and optional private 5G for use cases, including industrial IoT, near-real time video processing, and analytics.

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IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, rising from 35 billion connections in 2020. This represents a growth of 130% over the next 4 years. The research identified the industrial sector as a key driver of this growth. It forecast that this expansion will

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