The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) public cloud market grew 31% in 2016 to total $22.1 billion (€18.77 billion), up from $16.8 billion (€14.27 billion) in 2015, according to Gartner, Inc.. Amazon was the No. 1 vendor in the IaaS market in 2016, followed by Microsoft and Alibaba.
Jabil Inc. and eyeSight Technologies announced a new partnership to develop next-generation in-car sensing technology that delivers the most advanced levels of driver monitoring and gesture control.
From wearable fitness technology to ‘smart’ fridges and home heating systems, the Internet of Things and intelligent devices are having a big impact on how we live our lives, often in ways we don’t realise.
Security has become a growing concern in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. Without robust protection, self-driving car networks easily could fall under nefarious control, and sensitive healthcare and industrial data could be intercepted and sold to the highest bidder.
Telensa, global provider of connected street lighting and Smart City applications, announced that it is moving its manufacturing back to the UK. After a strategic review of facilities across the world, the company selected the Sony UK Technology Centre in Pencoed, Wales.
Swiss-based u‑blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips for embedded applications, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC).
HCC Embedded, a provider of software for securely storing and communicating embedded data, has added MQTT Internet of Things (IoT) protocol support to its suite of connectivity and security software.
The IoT M2M Council (IMC) announced that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has joined the council as a board member. The IMC is a trade association that counts as members 20,000 qualified buyers of network solutions known collectively as the “Internet of Things.”