Soracom leads US$5mn investment in resion.io

Soracom, Inc., provider of the cloud-native connectivity-as-a-service platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) announced participation as the lead investor in a $5 million (€4.24 million) funding round for resin.io, a provider in the use of Linux containers and other modern cloud technologies to develop, deploy, scale and manage fleets of connected devices.

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Qt Safe Renderer receives certification for functional safety standards in automotive and railways

The Qt Company launched the Qt Safe Renderer 1.0 to seamlessly integrate functional safety compliance into the software development process for safety-critical systems and devices. By giving organisations a head start in meeting industry-specific compliance requirements, the Qt Safe Renderer allows them to focus valuable time and resources towards moving their businesses forward.

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Renesas Electronics and ASTC accelerate software development for smart cameras with virtual platform for R-Car V3M

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, Australian Semiconductor Technology Company Pty Ltd (ASTC), and VLAB Works, a subsidiary of ASTC, announced a joint development of the VLAB/IMP-TA Simulator virtual platform (VP) for Renesas’ R-Car V3M,

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ETSI adopts Car Connectivity Consortium’s MirrorLink Technical Specification

The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) and ETSI announced the publication of the MirrorLink® Specification, as ETSI Technical Specification, the TS 103 544 series. Developed by the CCC, MirrorLink is an open standard for smartphone-car connectivity that allows smartphone apps to be projected on car In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems.

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Credit card-sized mangOH Red open source platform offers IoT developers interoperable building blocks

Sierra Wireless has announced mass-market availability of the mangOH™ Red open source hardware platform. Targeted at the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and maker communities, mangOH Red is designed to be a feature-rich, low power, open source enablement platform.

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IoT platforms must accommodate organisations’ needs to operate them at multiple levels

Different organisations require different functionality from IoT platforms in order to operate their services effectively. IoT platforms therefore must be able to operate at a variety of levels in order to satisfy market and end user demands, Mobeen Khan, the associate vice president for IoT Solutions at AT&T, tells Robin Duke-Woolley, the founder and chief

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Microsoft’s new tools and services to encourage developers to build more exciting and intelligent apps

Satya Nadella, Scott Guthrie and Harry Shum welcomed thousands of developers to Seattle for Build 2017 — Microsoft’s annual developer conference.

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