Inaugural IoT online conference launches backed by Percepio

Embedded software tool provider Percepio is helping engineers navigate challenges on the Internet of Things (IoT) by sponsoring a new conference and virtual exhibition. Organised by embedded industry experts Stephane Boucher of Embedded Related and Jacob Beningo of the Beningo Embedded Group, the IoT Online Conference brings together experts from industry and academia December 8-9th in an all-digital event.

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Accenture enhances cloud-first capabilities in Australia and NZ with two acquisitions

Accenture has acquired Olikka, a Melbourne-based provider of cloud migration and related services, enhancing Accenture’s Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure capabilities, as well as its broader cloud capabilities across Australia and New Zealand.

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IDnow’s autoIdent AI solution ready for high security transactions

IDnow, a provider of identity verification as a service solutions, announces the artificial intelligence (AI) identity verification product AutoIdent Substantial .

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Protection for cloud-based applications from Trend Micro

Trend Micro Incorporated, the provider in cloud security, announced the availability of its Trend Micro Cloud One Application Security, a cloud native security solution for modern applications and APIs. Delivered as part of its platform, Cloud One Application Security provides code-level visibility and protection against the latest cyber threats.

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Orange Business Services in global collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services

Orange Business Services has announced a global strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation and leverage the benefits of the cloud to adapt quicker to market changes and user needs.

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Vodafone and Sumitomo Corp unveil strategic 5G alliance

Vodafone Group Plc (Vodafone) and Sumitomo Corporation (SC) today jointly announced that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate on international technology infrastructure and digital services projects, sharing knowledge and collaborating on new business opportunities in the 5G era.

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Palo Alto Networks claims first 5G-native security offering, enabling new revenue streams while securing 5G

Palo Alto Networks introduced what it says is the industry’s first 5G-native security offering, to secure networks, clouds and devices in the 5G world. This new offering reportedly enables service providers and enterprises to turn 5G networks into highly secure networks.

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Connected home services brought closer to reality by new open broadband USP agent

The potential of the Connected Home has been brought a step closer following the latest update from Broadband Forum’s Open Broadband – USP Agent (OB-USP-Agent) project, which has been released.

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Rockwell Automation to show flexible, smart manufacturing at SPS Connect

Thousands of delegates are expected to join Rockwell Automation and other large industrial organisations at SPS Connect to see the latest in industrial automation technology virtually.

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Aeris launches secure data channel between Amazon Web Services and Aeris fusion IoT network

Secure, reliable transfer of data from IoT devices to a cloud environment is an escalating problem as businesses continue to scale complex IoT solutions.

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NJ TRANSIT strengthens passenger safety and operational efficiency with ‘intelligent and secure’ network

Extreme Networks, Inc., a cloud-driven networking company, reports that NJ TRANSIT, the State of New Jersey’s public transportation system, has deployed its networking solutions to extend network connectivity, simplify network management, and enhance passenger security across its service area.

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Smart home payments transaction value to exceed $164bn globally by 2025

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the total transaction value of smart home payments, payments that occur via smart home devices, will exceed $164 billion (€138.21 billion) in 2025, from $22 billion (€18.54 billion) in 2020.

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Going beyond connectivity to give enterprise and industry users the edge

The end of 2019 saw industrial giants like Bosch and Siemens announce plans to invest and test their own private 5G networks. The first half of 2020 has seen further announcements as the likes of Ford UK, Lufthansa and Toyota have all announced that they will work with partners to develop their own private 5G

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Connected building automation to total 34.4mn systems in North America and Europe in 2024

According to a new research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of connected building automation systems in Europe and North America reached an estimated 20.5 million systems in 2019. This include building systems that are connected to the Internet and can send data to a backoffice platform.

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OCF members certify universal cloud Interface platforms

Internet of Things (IoT) standards body, the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) , has announced one of the first OCF Universal Cloud Interface (UCI) platforms has been certified as part of its Cloud-to-Cloud (C2C) certification program. The OCF UCI C2C certification program, announced in July 2020, represents the first initiative of its kind in the IoT industry.

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Connected home evaluation kit unveiled: Infineon prototyping platform supports Zigbee Alliance’s new CHIP standards

Infineon Technologies AG simplifies the design and implementation of secured smart home devices with a new evaluation kit based on an OPTIGA™ Trust M security solution for Raspberry Pi.

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