Embedded Office offers certification kits (Cert-Kits) for Hercules™ microcontrollers from Texas Instruments

Embedded Office is now offering its µC/OS-MPU Cert-Kits for the Hercules™ TMS570LS31x/21x and Hercules RM48 microcontrollers (MCUs) from Texas Instruments. These ARM®-Cortex®-R4F-based MCUs offer scalable performance, connectivity, memory and safety features. These MCUs include safety features implemented in hardware, which help customers develop differentiated industrial and automotive functional safety applications.

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HGI publishes new open source tool for Smart Device Modelling

HGI, has announced it has published a draft Smart Device Template (SDT) schema to establish a common syntax for Smart Home device models and spur innovation and integration in Smart Home applications.

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Silver Spring Networks unveils its fifth generation networking platform, Gen5

Silver Spring Networks, Inc. has unveiled the fifth generation of its critical infrastructure networking platform – Gen5. Silver Spring’s groundbreaking new Gen5 networking platform extends its technology and raises the industry bar on what utilities, cities, and other network operators should expect from their smart communications networks.

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PTC introduces the ThingWorx-Axeda Integrator to accelerate Internet of Things value

PTC has announced the ThingWorx-Axeda Integrator, which combines the ThingWorx® development platform with the Axeda® solution to enable customers to speed development and innovation. Specifically, the ThingWorx-Axeda Integrator unifies the ThingWorx AEP platform with the Axeda connectivity, device cloud and applications, providing a blueprint for successful IoT projects.

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Frost & Sullivan honours Cumulocity for its cloud based IoT platform for the discrete manufacturing market

Based on its recent in depth analysis of the Internet of Things (IoT) management solutions for discrete manufacturing, Frost & Sullivan honours Cumulocity with the 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation. Frost & Sullivan states in their award report “Cumulocity’s platform is a high-end solution with a well-formulated design, supported by

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Renesas Electronics unveils new solution to increase productivity and security for industrial Internet of Things applications

Renesas Electronics, has announced the availability of the RX71M Group as the new flagship product in the RX Family of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs). Developed for use in industrial equipment, the new series doubles the CPU operating frequency to 240 megahertz (MHz) from the 120 MHz of previous products and is available with up to 4 MB

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Smart grid communications and hardware market to reach $3.2bn value annually by 2020, says Navigant

A recent report from Navigant Research analyses the global market for smart grid networking and communications technology, including global market forecasts for shipments, average selling prices, and revenue through 2023.

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Sierra Wireless launches next-generation AirLink® gateways for 4G LTE networks worldwide

Sierra Wireless, has announced the launch of the company’s next generation of Sierra Wireless AirLink® gateways. The AirLink GX450 4G mobile gateway and the AirLink ES450 4G enterprise gateway offer support for a broader array of LTE frequency bands, making them compatible with networks worldwide.

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Stream Technologies appoints Low Power Radio Networks (IoT) specialist

Tracy Hopkins formally joins Stream Technologies has as SVP, Low Power Radio Networks (IoT). Previously with Neul, Tracy’s appointment underlines Stream’s commitment to enabling leading edge wireless technologies for M2M and IoT.

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KORE Wireless teams up with TCAM Technology Pte Ltd

KORE Wireless, has partnered with TCAM Technology Pte Ltd, to promote its cellular M2M solutions.

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Safety support opens up automotive, health and industrial markets for ARM Cortex-R5 processor

ARM has delivered a comprehensive safety document set for the ARM® Cortex®-R5 processor to drive its adoption in safety-critical applications. This is a vital step toward the cost-effective deployment of more technically advanced systems across multiple sectors including automotive, health and industrial. The Cortex-R5 is the first in a range of ARM processors to come

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ORBCOMM acquires InSync Software

ORBCOMM Inc. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of InSync Software, Inc. (InSync). Headquartered in San Jose, CA, InSync’s software powers global sensor-driven asset tracking and remote monitoring applications that allow end users, managed service providers and independent software vendors to increase asset visibility, improve operational efficiencies and reduce risk.

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Telit, Allianz Telematics and Telenor Connexion join forces to optimise IoT performance

The Internet of Things (IoT) is truly coming of age with more than 50 billion devices expected to be connected by 2020. One of the challenges facing the Internet of Things is the possibility that a vast number of connected devices could overwhelm the data-carrying capacity of mobile networks.

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HGI strengthens its board with recruitments from two world-leading organisations

HGI has announced that two well-known members of the home networking industry have joined the group’s Board of Directors.

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Facial metrics meets job interviews and draft selection

Many people will tell you that it is what you DO not what you SAY that actually speaks volumes. They are referring to body language – like how nervous you look by motions such as shaking, lack of eye contact or many other tell-tale signs. One only has to talk to an experienced Police Investigator

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The trade-offs of HCE on mobile payment security

The recent inclusion of host card emulation, known as HCE, into Android 4.4 KitKat last year opened up the possibility of performing mobile NFC payments without using a hardware secure element. But while HCE may potentially remove some of the complexity of SIM secure element NFC payments, this is only part of the story.

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