Boxlight and Globisens release new version of GlobiLab analytical software for the Labdisc

Boxlight Corporation, and K-12 science technology provider Globisens have released a new version of the GlobiLab analytical software for the Labdisc portable STEM lab. GlobiLab version 3.0 offers greater ease of use for operating and interpreting data from the Labdisc, a best-in-class wireless, compact data logger for every science discipline.

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Staples Solutions goes live with PTC’s retail Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution

PTC announced that Staples Solutions, the provider of workplace products, services, and solutions to businesses across Europe, has gone live with PTC’s market-leading retail solution PTC FlexPLM® to enable the acceleration of product development through improved efficiency.

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TE Connectivity now in exclusive negotiations to acquire ABB’s entrelec terminal block business

TE Connectivity (TE), a provider in connectivity and sensors, announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with ABB to acquire ABB’s entrelec® terminal block business. The transaction is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions including receipt of customary regulatory approvals and prior consultation with employee representative bodies.

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TM Forum extends its partnership with the Labcities’ Smart City business network and marketplace

TM Forum, the industry association driving digital transformation through collaboration, has extended its partnership agreement with Labcities, the global smart city business network and marketplace. While Labcities will continue to operate as an independent entity, this partnership expands TM Forum’s global collaboration

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First Global Review of smart cities published

Future Cities Catapult have released its first global review of smart city strategies at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. The report looks at 21 smart city strategies from around the world including New York, Berlin, Sao Paulo and Manchester.

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Feilo Sylvania unveils smart lighting at LuxLive2017

Feilo Sylvania’s SylSmart range of smart lighting solutions is set to debut at LuxLive this November in the IoT Arena (Booth H30, LuxLive, ExCel London). SylSmart solutions offer seamless user experiences, leverage smarter lighting controls, big data and break with the traditional industrial control paradigm currently dominating the lighting control market.

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City data: Why should we care?

The amount of data being produced is escalating. Everyday personal activities are accompanied by a device that feeds back to a database – we’re getting around town using integrated navigation apps, accessing public services provided by our municipality, using local transport with our contactless cards, and making purchases with our credit cards.

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5G: Get set for life in the fast lane with hyper-connectivity

Your future health depends on it, driverless cars can’t prosper without it and important events will flourish with it – 5G is the pivot upon which future technologies are balanced. With the pace of innovation accelerating, the path is being set for the arrival of the next generation of wireless technology, bringing industries and businesses

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Industry-to-industry collaboration advances connected vehicle cybersecurity, according to ATIS report

Connected vehicle cybersecurity has, say its authors, taken a step forward with publication of the ATIS report, Improving Vehicle Cybersecurity: ICT Industry Experience & Perspectives.

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u-blox, Commsignia and NXP collaborate for the rapidly growing V2X technology

V2X leaders u‑blox, Commsignia Inc and NXP Semiconductors, announced a strategic collaboration, in order to address the rapidly growing demand for reliable Vehicle‑to‑Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle‑to‑Infrastructure (V2I) technology.

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Microelectronics for connected production: Infineon launches “Productive4.0” research project

“Productive4.0”, the largest European research initiative to date in the field of Industry 4.0, was launched at Infineon Technologies in Dresden.

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Cisco to buy artificial intelligence company MindMeld for $125 million

Cisco, has announced its intent to acquire MindMeld Inc., a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company based in San Francisco. MindMeld has pioneered the development of a unique AI platform that enables customers to build intelligent and human-like conversational interfaces for any application or device.

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Why more players are getting on board the IoT connectivity platform

It maybe the dying embers of 2016, but in the IoT world the issue of security is burning brightly as the industry gears up for an era of intense collaboration to address the challenges ahead.

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HWTrek simplifies IoT development and manufacturing supply chain collaboration

HWTrek (Hardware Trek), the global open innovation and collaboration platform for hardware creation, has announced an update to its platform that adds cloud-based collaboration features.

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Open collaboration will help bring about a single 5G standard, says Huawei’s Ding

At the FT-ETNO Summit held in Brussels, Huawei executive director and Products & Solutions president Ryan Ding said, “5G will be one of the cornerstones of industry digitalisation. A single global standard is vital.”

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IoT race is a marathon not a sprint – industry needs to urgently increase collaboration,’ warns oneM2M

As Mobile World Congress approaches, oneM2M’s Dr. Omar Elloumi is urging vendors to look at bigger picture to avoid industry fragmentation.Vendors rushing to be the first to release Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets and ecosystems need to urgently increase collaboration and treat the IoT race as a marathon, rather than a sprint, the chair of oneM2M Technical

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