Acuity Brands to acquire building analytics provider Lucid Design Group

Acuity Brands, Inc reported that it has acquired Lucid Design Group, Inc., an Oakland, CA-based provider of building analytics through its industry-leading BuildingOS® business intelligence platform.

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Soracom names Kawamoto as CEO for Americas to drive growth at IoT Connectivity-as-a-Service provider

Soracom, Inc., provider of the cloud-native platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the appointment of Eugene Kawamoto as its CEO, Americas. Kawamoto, a veteran of Amazon Web Services, will direct expansion of the company’s footprint in the U.S., working with a growing staff that includes co-founder and CTO Kenta Yasukawa.

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How IoT and microservices can overcome the mass data challenge

Our planet is changing. An ever-growing population combined with a rapidly-escalating increase in traffic and the number of extreme weather events is putting continuous pressure on our infrastructure assets. IoT technology is no longer a ‘nice-to-have’ but increasingly a necessity when it comes to the future, across everything from smart devices in the home, to

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Klaasen Lighting Design partners with Gooee as IoT changes the way lighting projects are specified

International lighting design company Klaasen Lighting Design (KLD), which has offices in Singapore, Perth, Shanghai and Jakarta, has entered into a partnership agreement with US-based data platform provider Gooee.

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UK and France to strengthen links in tech sector and artificial intelligence

Britain and France’s leading tech sectors will be brought closer together with plans for a digital conference – or digital colloque – to promote deeper integration in the digital economy. So says the UK government’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, Matt Hancock.

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Scaling a small data team with the power of machine learning

In an effort to continue to grow their business in existing and new markets, DAZN – a live and on-demand sports streaming service – wanted a fast, low-maintenance way to enable their small data team to run predictive analytics and machine learning projects at scale.

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Transatel selected by Airbus to power Skywise with global and secure cellular connectivity

The IoT connectivity solutions provider Transatel was selected by Airbus to provide secure global cellular connectivity for its open data platform Skywise. To leverage its advanced data analytics solutions, one aspect of Airbus’ cloud-based platform is the systematic collection of data from aircraft during layover between flights.

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H2O Flow Pro chooses Exosite’s IoT software platform to develop a sustainable technology solution to conserve water

Exosite, a provider in the Internet of Things (IoT) platform market, announced that H2O Flow Pro chose Exosite’s IoT platform to develop a sustainable technology solution that conserves water. As a result of its work with Exosite, H2O Flow Pro is the first IoT water conservation solution offered in the western U.S., specifically in Arizona,

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That’s another fine mesh you’ve got me into: Part 1

CIOs developing IoT strategies might take note of a particular section of Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends of 2018, says Clare Grant, general manager at Red Hat Mobile, where it describes the emergence of the intelligent digital mesh:

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Global market revenue for IoT lighting solutions is expected to reach $4.5 billion in 2026

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for Internet of Things (IoT) lighting solutions within commercial buildings, providing use cases, case studies, and forecasts for revenue, through 2026.

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Hyperconvergence and the Internet of Things: Part 1

Hyperconvergence is a relatively new marketing term, says Bob Emmerson. Unfortunately, it can come across as a hyped-up version of regular voice/data convergence, which became an overused term many moons ago. 

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Symantec selects Amazon Web Services to deliver cloud security to global customers

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced that Symantec has chosen AWS as its strategic infrastructure provider for the vast majority of its cloud workloads, leveraging AWS’s infrastructure scale and maturity to deliver cloud security to its global customers.

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Software AG launches new Terracotta DB In-Memory Data platform for high performance computing at scale

Software AG announced the availability of Terracotta DB, a new generation, distributed, In-Memory Database platform that delivers high-speed performance for combined operational and analytical processing.

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Building cross-boundary collaborative solutions for next-gen IoT-enabled operations

Over the past few decades, IIoT technologies have crept into virtually every aspect of industrial automation and operations. Seamless connectivity, technology-agnostic interoperability and data-uniformity have enabled operators to easily monitor, manage and leverage data from any number of proprietary assets and processes in ways that, before, were simply cost prohibitive.

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GE Transportation unveils EdgeLINC™ Software, advances Industrial IoT management solutions

GE Transportation introduced EdgeLINC™ Software, a comprehensive solution for IIoT edge-to-cloud connectivity with efficient device management, configuration and streaming analytics capabilities. Industrial assets generate valuable information at the edge – or on a machine or device – where embedded sensors collect vast amounts of data.

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Apple & GE partner to bring Predix industrial apps to iPhone & iPad

Apple® and GE announced a partnership to deliver powerful industrial apps designed to bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to iPhone® and iPad®. The two companies unveiled a new Predix software development kit (SDK) for iOS,

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