Will 2020 be the year home IoT cyber attacks get serious?

When it comes to disruptive change, the emergence of the smart home is driving demographic, economic, and technological advancement as never before, says David P. Maher, executive VP and chief technology officer of Intertrust. This application of IoT, where private households and the devices that run them are connected to the internet, is creating an

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Is it time for video conferencing? Is it too soon for video policing?

WEEK IN IoT: It’s been easy to see corporate winners and losers from the global spread of the novel corona virus. Early casualties included airlines and hotel chains, with cancelled flights and bookings, and share prices tumbling on stock markets.

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Start-up support and plenty of new partner moves aim to make IoT work

In his latest ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts a blockbuster first couple months of the year, involving both new companies and well-established ones.

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Which smart home products will British consumers own in 2020?

Smart home products have drastically transformed the way in which people live. Essentially devices/appliances that can remotely be controlled over Wi-Fi by smartphones and tablets – they provide individuals with increased control and convenience when dealing with various aspects of a property such as temperature and lighting.

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LoRAWAN starter kit for agriculture launched with cloud access

A kit usually simplifies a proof of concept, as the time-consuming assembly of individual components is no longer necessary. Here, three Agriculture LoRaWAN kits based on the compact UG85 LoRaWAN Gateway are now extending the portfolio of ICP Germany.

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Accenture and Google Cloud collaborate to help life sciences companies

Accenture and Google Cloud announced that Google Cloud will be the cloud technology provider for Accenture’s INTIENT life sciences industry platform.

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Why 2020 will bring a change of heart around eSIM

In 2020, consumer electronics device manufacturers will continue to push eSIM technology to a much broader range of devices. Here’s what it is about this revolutionary technology that will force connectivity providers to wake up and act. Yuval Mayron, general manager of IoT, amdocs:next reports.

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Over two-thirds of consumers believe mobile tech delivers better shopping experience

A new State of Mobility in Retail report by SOTI Inc., a provider of mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) management solutions, reveals that 67.3% of consumers perceive mobile technology as the most effective way to provide a faster shopping experience.

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Haltian achieves Amazon Web Services IoT Competency status for platform providers

Internet of Things (IoT) company Haltian Oy has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Competency status. AWS IoT competency means deep domain expertise and solutions built on AWS from edge to cloud.

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Amazon, Apple, Google, and Zigbee Alliance form smart home device connectivity standard working group

Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance, have created a new working group to develop and promote a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products. Security will be a fundamental design tenet.

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More significant movement at the edge

In his latest Ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts recent developments at the edge and new ownership for IoT corporate verticals.

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Cisco’s ambitious plan for new silicon architecture unveiled as it aims to build ‘Internet for the Future’

Cisco has unveiled further details behind its technology strategy for building a new internet — one designed to push digital innovation beyond the performance, economic and power consumption limitations of current infrastructure.

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Nodle claims a practical solution to crowdsource connectivity for the next trillion things

Nodle.io, an Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity and security start-up, reports that Nodle Cash app, previously only available pre-installed on the HTC Exodus 1 smartphone is now officially live on the Google Play Store for all Android phones.

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Geo launches smart energy solution combining monitoring and control of energy usage

Householders will, for the first time, be able to benefit from visibility of their home energy usage whilst at the same time take full control of their heating and hot water following the launch of Trio + Heating, a new combined solution from smart energy experts geo.

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Ted Schönbeck from Google cloud inaugurates Embedded Conference Scandinavia 2019

It has now been confirmed that Ted Schönbeck, head of Cloud Technology at Google Cloud, will inaugurate ECS 2019 which takes place November 5-6 at Kistamässan in Stockholm. He will also hold the keynote presentation ”AI – from hype to reality”.

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Casio chooses Trustonic Secured Platform to protect its new smartwatches

Device and application security provider Trustonic reports that Casio has selected Trustonic Secured Platform (TSP) to bring additional security and trust to its next-generation flagship wearable.

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