Gemalto and Huawei claim a ‘cost-effective’ narrowband solution for mass market IoT

To help device manufacturers meet a growing demand for long-lasting low-power NarrowBand (NB) IoT modules, Gemalto and Huawei – via its semiconductor arm, HiSilicon – are working together to develop the next generation of modules that combine an extra level of security and consume very low power.

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Ultra-low power Pervasive Displays e-paper screen added to pioneering IoT development board

Pervasive Displays (PDi), a provider in e-paper displays, announces its ultra-low power displays have been incorporated into a pioneering Internet of Things (IoT) development board from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. that enables device designers to benefit from a human-readable screen requiring very low amounts of power.

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Building a global IoT network

We all talk about interoperability a lot when it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT); the need for a common framework to ensure interoperability amongst the world of sensors we now inhabit.

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Designing wireless IoT applications for the emerging new networks – LTE and NB-IoT

As always, the telecoms industry is looking forward to the next generation of technology. We are already seeing the first-mover companies starting to build IoT solutions for the LTE and NB-IoT networks, says Colin Newman CEO of Antenova Ltd.

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Midas Touch launches 9.7in tablet PC designed for fleet management

The MTB-3097, a 9.7 inch tablet, powered by an Intel® Bay Trail 2930N or Intel Core™ i5/i7 processor has been launched. It is designed specifically for fleet management.

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congatec announces ComX standardisation initiative at ESEC 2017 to boost design efficiency

congatec, a technology company for embedded computer modules, single board computers and embedded design and manufacturing services, has announced an extended standardisation initiative ComX that goes beyond the current specifications for computer-on-modules.

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Power calculator helps IoT developers predict battery life and test the impact of different components

Premier Farnell has created an IoT Power Calculator that aims to help developers of IoT (Internet of Things) projects to understand the expected battery life of their IoT devices. It also allows them to experiment with different components and software algorithms to determine their impact on battery life.

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Kyocera launches lowest cost IoT service in Japan in partnership with Sigfox

Kyocera Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (KCCS) has started providing Internet of Things (IoT) network services in Japan based on the Sigfox global IoT network.

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Qualcomm introduces new platform naming structure as ‘processor’ doesn’t capture its anthology of technology

Over the coming months, Qualcomm Technologies will roll out changes and updates to our product brand positioning to best articulate the value of our technology and products for our customers and their end users.

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Maxim’s nanoPower boost regulator to deliver the longest battery life in the smallest form factor

The MAX17222 nanoPower boost regulator from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. is said to enable the longest battery life in the smallest form factor for wearable and consumer IoT designs.

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Two u-blox LTE Cat 1 modules now available on T-Mobile’s US 4G LTE network for IoT Access Packs

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced PTCRB certification of its TOBY-R202 and TOBY-R200 LTE Cat 1 modules for T-Mobile‘s US 4G LTE network.

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Secure elements for LoRaWAN launched by Avnet Silica and Trusted Objects

Avnet Silica, an Avnet company, and Trusted Objects, a provider of secure firmware and security services, announced the availability of a new LoRaWAN™ family of secure elements.

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How to fund an IoT strategy

The Internet of Things (IoT) will improve business productivity to such a degree that, by 2025, companies who adopt the technology are projected to be 10% more profitable than those who do not.

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Installed base of active cargo tracking units to reach 8.1m by 2020, says Berg Insight

Berg Insight, has released a new market report covering the cargo tracking market. It indicates that the number of active tracking devices deployed for cargo loading units including trailers, intermodal containers, air cargo containers, cargo boxes and pallets reached 2.9 million worldwide in 2015.

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Waning enthusiasm for full-touch smartwatches to be offset by smart analogue watches

CCS Insight’s latest global forecast for smart wearable devices confirms the continued momentum of wrist-worn technology.

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Internet-supported wireless battery health sensors released by Utah-based Monnit Corporation

(Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.) – Monnit Corporation has released a new wireless battery health sensor. This is a DC analogue voltage meter designed to measure battery voltage at specified intervals and to wirelessly send the voltage readings to iMonnit, the online sensor monitoring system.

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