Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for $1.2bn:
Fulton tells IoT Now why and what’s next

California-based Semtech, a global supplier of high-performance chips and algorithms for infrastructure and industrial equipment, is to acquire Canada’s Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider Sierra Wireless. In the latest QuickFire Video, IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan talks to Semtech’s general manager for IoT, Wireless and Sensing businesses, about the reasons for the deal, the timing,

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Quantum shot noise: Future-proof security, from smartphones to intelligent cars

Security has become a growing concern in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. Without robust protection, self-driving car networks easily could fall under nefarious control, and sensitive healthcare and industrial data could be intercepted and sold to the highest bidder.

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Infineon joins the 5G Automotive Association to contribute to connected automated driving

You can’t have an automated car without reliable communication infrastructure and stable mobile communication connectivity. The next generation mobile communication standard is indispensable. Infineon Technologies AG contributes to introducing the 5G standard into the car and has joined the 5G Automotive Association e. V. (5GAA).

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Brazil’s Unitec licenses MIPS CPU from Imagination Technologies for a chip targeting smart cities

Imagination Technologies (IMG.L) has announced that Brazil’s Unitec Semiconductores has selected a MIPS M-class CPU as a controller in a new power management IC. It will be used in Internet of Things (IoT) smart city applications through products from Unitec Solutions, a subsidiary of Unitec Semiconductores.

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FIME enhances GlobalPlatform test portfolio to include GSMA embedded UICC products

FIME’s laboratory and global test tool is one of the first to be qualified by GlobalPlatform to verify that embedded UICC (eUICC) products meet the functional requirements outlined in the GSMA Remote Provisioning Architecture for Embedded UICC, Technical Specification.

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