Smart home services for international operators launched by Germany’s ABOX42

ABOX42 GmbH, a supplier of IPTV, OTT and Hybrid-DVB Set-Top-Box platforms, has introduced its new Smart Home solution ABOX42.IO for international operators to the Smart Home market.

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Plagued by high failure rates Apple’s iOS loses smartphone performance battle to Android devices

Apple has lost its habitual ‘leader’ position to Android in the eternal smartphone performance battle. This is according to the Q2 2016 State of Mobile Device Performance and Health report released by Blancco Technology Group.

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RealVNC® collaborate with Frazer-Nash Research Ltd to deliver a market-defining user experience

RealVNC, has announced their new collaboration with Frazer-Nash Research Ltd, the pioneering British technology and electric powertrain developer.

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KIWI PLUS launches new children’s smartwatch made in collaboration with u-blox

KIWI PLUS, has launched a new children’s smartwatch developed in collaboration with u-blox. LINE Kids Watch is a tiny and colorful wearable with LINE emojis functioning as an Android-based

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Qualcomm’s collaborating with Google on embedding Android OS directly into the car

Qualcomm Inc.’s subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is working with Google on an initiative embedding Android OS directly into the car.

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SIMalliance Open Mobile API test specifications updated for security benefits

SIMalliance, the global non-profit industry association which simplifies aspects of hardware-based device security to drive secure mobile services, has released its Open Mobile API (OMAPI) Test Specification for Transport API v2.2.

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BreezoMeter to provide air quality data in new Dyson IoT-connected air purifier

BreezoMeter, a big data analytics company that provides dynamic air quality data in real-time, has announced the use of its software platform in the new, Internet-connected Dyson Pure Cool™ Link air purifier.

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Actility shares IoT vision at first US Lora Alliance Members’ Meeting sponsored by Cisco

Actility, a founding member of the LoRa Alliance and the company behind ThingPark, an end-to-end solution simplifying IoT deployment, has chosen the first LoRa Alliance Members Meeting to showcase the company’s global vision for the development of IoT.

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New Wi-Fi transceiver module assures in-device co-existence with LTE

Alpha Micro is now shipping u-blox’s ultra-compact LILY-W1 single band 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi transceiver module.

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Wearable gadget aims to add 10 years to your life

MvBii Ventures is set to launch its new range of tracker products – z-Track and z-Zap including versions for iOS and Android.

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Qualcomm introduces Virtual Reality software development kit

Qualcomm Inc’s subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has introduced a new virtual reality (VR) software development kit (SDK).

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As size of Cisco deal sinks in Jasper uses MWC16 to reveal new enterprise IoT partnerships

The big news before Mobile World Congress was the announcement of Cisco’s agreed offer of US$1.4 billion to purchase, Jasper, the California-based IoT services platform provider.

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Creating and connecting an everyday object does not have to be complicated or time consuming, says Wubby

The new Wubby platform is said to simplify the development of Internet of Things (IoT) and smart home devices and systems by providing a programming environment that supports Python code execution directly in the micro controller of the device.

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Zuckerberg, 5G, handsets and brands overtake wearables in Twitter rankings at Mobile World Congress 2016

The international public relations company, Hotwire has issued statistics on the most tweeted about brands and topics (using #MWC2016) at last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The total number of #MWC2016 comments on Twitter came to 405,132.

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Vienna-based smart parking start-up wins €250,000 funding from Pioneers Ventures

Pioneers Ventures, a venture capital branch of Pioneers.io, is to invest €250,000 into Vienna-based smart parking start-up Parkbob.

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Mobile operators monetise their roaming data with Mobileum’s Rovng app

Mobileum, a provider of analytics solutions for telecom business transformation, has announced its Rovng solution that enables operators to evolve beyond traditional roaming and become a key enabler in the travel industry value chain. Designed as a white label solution, the app enables operators to brand and market their own unique app to travelers.

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