Wi-Fi 6: It’s for the robots

Kevin Robinson learned leadership at America’s elite military academy West Point. Now, as the Wi-Fi Alliance’s marketing vice president, he is marshalling a battalion of 550 companies to weaponise Wi-fi 6.

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Ted Schönbeck from Google cloud inaugurates Embedded Conference Scandinavia 2019

It has now been confirmed that Ted Schönbeck, head of Cloud Technology at Google Cloud, will inaugurate ECS 2019 which takes place November 5-6 at Kistamässan in Stockholm. He will also hold the keynote presentation ”AI – from hype to reality”.

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WaterGateway: The leakiness of the IoT is a scandal waiting to happen

The Internet of Things (IoT) has security shortcomings that would shock the world if they were exposed – and if the mainstream media understood them. That’s the startling conclusion that freelance technology writer, Nick Booth has come to.

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Global IoT: Everyone’s talking about it. So why isn’t it happening?

“The MNOs have got a real problem when it comes to IoT. One problem is the race to zero on pricing for roaming.” As Jeremy Cowan says, the little bit of Yorkshire blood in me respects the directness of Eseye’s  CEO. As they say, Nick Earle calls a spade a spade.

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WBA releases Wi-Fi 6 guidelines to help operators, enterprises and cities with deployments

In preparation for the impending release of next-generation Wi-Fi technology later this year, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has released a new white paper that provides deployment guidelines for a number of possible scenarios utilising Wi-Fi 6 technology.

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Former Tata Communications’ director joins SIMO Corporation as CEO of IoT & B2B Business Unit

SIMO Corporation, the parent company behind Skyroam, a portable Wi-Fi device brand, announces the establishment of a new IoT & B2B business unit, with Ludovic Lassauce, former head of mobile and Internet of Things in the Asia-Pacific region for Tata Communications, appointed as CEO.

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Tachyum appoints Kiran Malwankar VP of system engineering

Tachyum Inc. announced it has appointed Kiran Malwankar to the position of vice president of System Engineering. Malwankar, a 30-year veteran of both pre-IPO companies and industry leaders, holds 21 U.S. patents in technologies such as I/O virtualisation, PCIe, storage virtualisation, and flash/solid-state media.

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GSMA announces first keynote speakers for 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in partnership with CTIA”

The GSMA announced the first confirmed speakers for the third gathering of MWC19 Los Angeles taking place October 22-24, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre. The GSMA also released additional event details including new programs, exhibitors and participating companies.

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IoT: Where are we going wrong?

When Jeremy Cowan, IoT Now’s editorial director & publisher, was asked to moderate and open the 7th IoT Forum CE (June 5th, Vienna, Austria) the brief for his presentation was “Industrial IoT: Where are we going?” By the time he’d finished drafting it, it had turned into “Where are we going wrong?” Here is his

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Innov8te smart cities incubator announces first cohort of companies driving urban transformation

The DEC Network announced the initial cohort of the six companies selected for its Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator in its flagship West End location. It is focused on supporting entrepreneurs and early-stage companies in sectors backing urban and civic transformation.

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Manchester Met and Cisco launch an IoT ‘makerspace’ thingQbator to support digital creative talent

Cisco and Manchester Metropolitan University, together with The Foundation for Digital Creativity announced the launch of thingQbator, an on-campus IoT Makerspace to help fuel the digital talent pipeline in the city.

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Wireless Broadband Alliance and Mettis Aerospace claim world’s first Wi-Fi 6 Industrial Enterprise and IoT trial

The Wireless Broadband Alliance, an organisation supporting the adoption of next generation Wi-Fi services across the Wi-Fi ecosystem, has claimed to announced the world’s first Wi-Fi 6 Industrial Enterprise and IoT trial, as part of its ongoing Wi-Fi 6 program.

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Eseye appoints top tech talent in sustained drive for global growth

Eseye, the global IoT cellular specialist, has announced several key appointments as part of its global growth strategy to capitalise on the rapidly evolving IoT market. Following the appointment of CEO, Nick Earle in 2018, Eseye has welcomed Piers Morgan, Trevor Duguay, Anand Gandhi and Kirsty Kay to its executive team.

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Rising stars: Top IoT start-ups across industries

The Internet of Things (IoT) is proving to be a transformative force for many businesses, regardless of industry. Yet, there are a few sectors that can benefit from this concept in particular – and both start-ups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) seem to be well aware of that, as new ventures offering powerful IoT

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Guavus buys SQLstream to offer telcos and IIoT real-time analytics and AI from edge to core

Guavus, a Thales company and specialist in Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based analytics, has acquired SQLstream. SQLstream is a real-time streaming analytics company based in San Francisco, CA. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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Global installed base of wireless IoT devices in industrial automation topped 21.3mn in 2018

According to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, annual shipments of wireless devices for industrial automation applications reached 4.6 million units worldwide in 2018. This accounts for approximately 6% of all new connected nodes.

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