Intel buying Movidius ‘to accelerate computer vision through RealSense’ for next gen computing

Combined with Intel’s existing assets, Movidius Technology – for new devices like drones, robots, virtual reality (VR) headsets and more. Intel expects it to position the company to lead in providing computer vision and deep learning solutions from the device to the cloud.

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Gemalto’s IoT solution powers ‘advanced M2M logistics’ applications and fleet management

A specialist in digital security, Gemalto is providing secure M2M connectivity and advanced computing power for what it describes as “an innovative IoT solution used to optimise vehicle and fleet management”.

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US FTC creates new ‘IoT office’ and starts hiring to protect consumers’ connected devices and security

The US Government’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that its Bureau of Consumer Protection is to replace the existing Mobile Technology Unit with a new Office of Technology Research and Investigation (OTRI).

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We must settle consumer fears about the Security of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already revolutionising consumers’ lives. Smart meters and thermostats are reducing energy bills, and wearable tech is helping to make us healthier. But for IoT to truly take off, Sean Lorenz at LogMeIn believes the industry needs to allay consumer fears about security.

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Beating the barriers to mass M2M adoption

M2M technology has the potential to completely change the way we live and work. Take healthcare technology communicating information to remote medical professionals for instance, what sounds like science fiction, is actually becoming reality.

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Symantec finds new variant of Linux.Darlloz worm that targets the Internet of Things

Security software specialists, Symantec have reported the first known use of  the Darlloz worm to infect devices connected in the Internet of Things (IoT). The Linux.Darlloz worm spreads to vulnerable systems by exploiting the PHP ‘php-cgi’ Information Disclosure Vulnerability.

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Isis chooses Gemalto to deploy mobile payment and NFC services in the US

Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture between AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, has selected digital security service provider, Gemalto to secure its mobile commerce platform.

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Singapore selects Trusted Services Manager for nationwide Near Field Communication roll-out

Singapore. October 2011 — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), a provider of digital security services, has been selected by Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) to deploy mobile NFC contactless services nationwide.

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