PLUS Location Systems announces partnership with Auburn University RFID Lab

PLUS Location Systems, a provider of high-accuracy real-time location tracking and decision support solutions, has announced its partnership with the Auburn University RFID Lab.

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Vizzia IoT lab connects business, education and technology in New Mexico and recruits with UNM

VIZZIA Technologies, a provider of technology solutions for healthcare organisations, has partnered with the University of New Mexico’s (UNM) School of Engineering to launch the Internet of Things Laboratory (The Lab) and the beginning of a unique Internet of Things (IoT) curriculum.

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Kill your hub – time for IoT to decentralise

Lights, plugs, cameras, baby monitors and smart locks are all getting connected. In fact, some 20.8 billion devices will be online by 2020, according to Gartner.

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Gooee and EnOcean partner to bring switch modules into Bluetooth Smart Mesh

Gooee, an IoT platform provider for lighting, is partnering with EnOcean, a provider of energy-harvesting wireless technology, to integrate Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) based self-powered wall switch modules into the Bluetooth Smart Mesh stack. This is the primary communication protocol in Gooee’s enterprise IoT ecosystem.

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Eurotech launches the ReliaGATE 10-05, a compact and efficient IoT Gateway

Eurotech, a provider of embedded systems, machine-to-machine (M2M) platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, launched the ReliaGATE 10-05, a compact and efficient IoT Gateway for industrial applications that has been designed to comply with global certification requirements.

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Bluetooth low energy 4.2 module brings ‘performance and power efficiency’ to IoT designs

u-blox, a global provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced the NINA-B1 Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth Smart) stand-alone module.

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Silicon Labs’ wireless SoC portfolio provides ‘scalable solutions’ for ZigBee®, Thread, Bluetooth® Smart

Silicon Labs has introduced its Wireless Gecko portfolio of multiprotocol system-on-chip (SoC) devices, providing flexible connectivity and price/performance options for Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Ease of Use and Mobile First are at the heart of Digi’s new M2M strategy

With IoT Now granted sole access to Digi’s normally closed customer conference, we ask the CEO and COO their strategy for growing an M2M hardware provider. In Part 2 of Jeremy Cowan’s report the new emphasis is on service and scalability.

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Bluetooth 4.2, the local connection for IoT

As readers of this site will know, when Bluetooth was originally invented by Ericsson, Nokia, Intel and Toshiba, it was intended to act as a way of providing cable-free connections between computers with mobile phones, PDAs, printers and other computer peripherals. The story goes that Bluetooth was given its name, because of Harald Bluetooth, the

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Telit acquires key Stollmann wireless communications assets to boost capabilities in low-power IoT market

Telit has agreed to acquire Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Near Field Communication (NFC) assets in hardware and software from Stollmann Entwicklungs und Vertriebs Gmbh in Hamburg, Germany.

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Bluetooth Europe panel sees opportunities and pitfalls in the Internet of Things

The recent Bluetooth Europe 2015  event in London included an expert speaker panel not afraid to speak their minds on smart homes, doubts about telcos, and the challenge of maintaining 50 billion devices.

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It’s my home – but does it know me?

We’ve all seen films and TV shows where a guy walks into a pub or cafe, nods to the waitress, and says, “the usual please” and the waitress knows exactly what he means.

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Connected homes will drive greater growth when the IoT sector learns to work together, says DT

Jon Carter, UK head of Business Development – Connected Home at Deutsche Telekom, tells M2M Now‘s Jeremy Cowan about the opportunities to expand the take-up of connected home technologies.

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Libelium launches BLE module to connect Waspmote with smartphones and tablets for remote monitoring

IoT Asia, Singapore; Redwood City, USA; and Zaragoza, Spain. April 22, 2014 — At the Internet of Things conference and exhibition in Singapore Libelium has launched a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module that connects Waspmote sensor nodes to smartphones, tablets, and other BLE-compatible iOS and Android devices. The Waspmote sensor nodes can connect with smartphones and tablets for remote

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