Infineon launches OPTIGA Connect 5G-ready eSIM turnkey solution for mobile consumer devices

Infineon Technologies AG has extended its embedded SIM (eSIM) portfolio with the new OPTIGA Connect eSIM solution for mobile consumer devices. This solution supports all GSMA standards from 3G to 5G and securely authenticates the device to the subscribed carrier network of choice.

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Security evaluation for IoT products supported by EMVCo

Global technical body, EMVCo has confirmed its security evaluation methodologies and processes support Internet of Things (IoT) payment use cases, enabling emerging solutions and devices to be evaluated quickly and efficiently.

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UK home automation market grew 14% in 2018

Still considered to be in the early, high development growth stage, the UK home automation market has doubled in size between 2014 and 2018 according to a report recently published by AMA Research. 

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Amazon to acquire Eero to help customers better connect smart home devices

Amazon and Eero announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Eero. Eero’s home mesh Wi-Fi systems set up in minutes and blanket every room of a customer’s home in high-performing,

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Smart home devices shipments will have exceeded 100mn globally in 2018

Almost 110 million smart home devices will be shipped worldwide in 2018, according to a new industry report from Futuresource Consulting. This equates to a retail value of almost $17 billion (€14.8 billion) and demonstrates strong growth in both volume and value.

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Three out of four CIOs fear IoT performance problems could derail ops and hurt revenues

According to a global survey of 800 CIOs, nearly three-quarters (74%) of IT leaders are concerned that Internet of Things (IoT) performance problems could directly impact business operations and significantly damage revenues.

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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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Automotive cybersecurity for connected cars

While addressing cybersecurity threats has become common practice for consumer devices such as personal computers and smart phones, cybersecurity for connected vehicles with rapidly evolving technologies and more complex attack surfaces is still going through the process of being studied and fully understood.

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How to Cut Costs and Accelerate Time-to-Market

Organisations looking to break into the ever-expanding world of the ‘Internet of Things’ are faced with the monstrous challenge of designing, developing, and deploying their IoT applications, all while trying to source, integrate, and manage the infrastructure that operates behind the scenes to make these applications work. Before taking on this challenge to launch a

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Axis launches new software for easy on-site device management and proactive cybersecurity control

Axis Communications has announced the release of AXIS Device Manager, a comprehensive on-premise device management tool that offers an easy, cost-effective and secure way to manage all major installation and operational device management tasks.

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Qualcomm and Samsung announce expanded strategic relationship

Qualcomm Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have announced a multi-year strategic relationship agreement between the two companies in various technology areas and across a range of mobile devices.

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Over-the-air firmware: The critical driver of IoT success

In the early days of IoT, updating remote devices often caused intermittent disruption and performance degradation. As IoT platforms have matured, they have embraced a novel way to remotely and reliably update connected devices with little to no disruption: over-the-air (OTA) firmware updates.

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Powercast to unveil FCC-approved consumer transmitter for power-over-distance wireless charging at CES 2018

Powercast Corporation, the provider of radio-frequency (RF)-based long-range power-over-distance wireless charging technology, announced that it will unveil at CES its FCC-approved (Part 15, FCC ID: YESTX91503) and ISED-approved (Canada IC: 8985A-TX91503) three-watt PowerSpot transmitter which works in the far field

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Put to the test: Why vendors shouldn’t shy away from attack testing

IoT testing can be a complex process and as a result many vendors aren’t yet onboard with it. Concerns over their intellectual property, the level of commitment required and how to interpret and act upon the results deter many from embarking upon breakpoint testing.

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LoRa technology is driving IoT adoption, changing lives

As decades-old technologies, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular are well established, but they were not designed to allow long-range communications at a low bit rate among things such as sensors powered by a battery.

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Software radio reconfiguration enables upgrades to in-vehicle and IoT radio systems

Most new cars sold today offer connectivity as a feature, whether standard or optional. Customers expect their navigation systems to be connected, to download real time traffic information and map updates.

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