Curve smart GPS tracker launched in Europe by Vodafone to track cars, keys and other valuables

Vodafone UK has expanded its consumer smart tech offering with the launch of smart GPS tracker, Curve. Curve allows users to stay connected to the people and things they love, sending them alerts and updates straight to their mobile from a distance.

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Sigfox enhances its geolocation services suite “Atlas” to offer accurate asset tracking

Today at Connect 2019, the largest IoT marketplace, Sigfox, the IoT service provider and first global 0G network operator, announced two complementary, powerful new offers that significantly enhance the accuracy of its major geolocation services: Atlas Native and Atlas Wi-Fi.

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Taoglas and u-blox bring centimetre-level GNSS positioning solution to IoT applications

u‑blox, a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, announced that Taoglas, a provider of next‑generation IoT solutions, has developed a centimetre‑level GNSS positioning solution.

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Exploring the benefits of building a smart city for your country – Part one

As the IoT sector continues to develop and innovate, there is a potential benefit and efficiency gained as well. One of the areas where IoT has specifically developed and grown is the smart city. As we move forward in this 21st Century, surviving in the technological world, everything we need should be smart.

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Sonarax unveils a novel ultrasonic device-to-device communication protocol

Sonarax, the ultrasonic communication technology company, unveils a new standard in Machine-to-Machine (m2m) connectivity allowing devices to communicate with one another using sound waves.

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Taoglas acquires ThinkWireless to grow in trucking, bus, off-road and motorcycle industries

Taoglas, a provider of IoT and automotive antenna and RF solutions, has completed its acquisition of ThinkWireless, Inc., an antenna provider that specialises in the design, development and production of combination antenna systems for the commercial vehicle market.

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How IoT-enhanced warehouses are changing the supply chain management – Part 2

IoT is a combination of various hardware and software technologies. All these technologies are interdependent and need to stay connected via a robust internet connection. From GPS to Artificial intelligence, each technology plays a specific role, says Jaykishan Panchal, a content marketing strategist at MoveoApps.

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Qualcomm’s new ultra-low power system architecture aims to speed fashion-tech convergence

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., has launched its next generation Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform for smartwatches.

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Fraunhofer IIS demonstrates direct IoT connectivity via GEO satellite

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS has successfully demonstrated the direct transmission of sensor data from multiple transmitters via a geostationary satellite. For the test transmission, the institute employed portable, ground-based transmitters equipped with small, omni-directional C-band antennas.

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Microsemi announces cesium atomic clock portfolio compliant with New
ITU standards for enhanced primary reference clock

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced completion of certification of its portfolio of cesium clocks to be compliant with the new G.811.1 recommendation (known as enhanced Primary Reference Clocks, or ePRC)

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TomTom introduces new GPS device for truckers in North America

TomTom (TOM2) announced the launch of the new TomTom TRUCKER – a GPS navigation device specifically developed to help truckers get to their destination more efficiently. The new GPS device, which comes in two sizes, comes with a Lifetime TomTom Truck Maps subscription for the US and Canada, now updatable over Wi-Fi,

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IoT solution helps German researchers tackle North Sea plastic pollution drift

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. and the provider in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, reports that SPOT Trace™ and Globalstar satellite communications are helping researchers at the University of Oldenburg in Germany better understand and combat plastic pollution in the North Sea.

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Your smartphone and the connected car

For many of us, our smartphone is our lifeline, providing us with constant access to communication, entertainment, news and shopping. It is, by far, says Marco Dallabora, senior director – Mobile Business Unit at Micron Semiconductor Italia, the most preferred digital device that we use every day.

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Preparing for an autonomous future

Autonomous vehicles will represent approximately 25% of passenger vehicles by 2030, and in the UK, trials have already been announced for convoys of partially self-driving lorries. Although advanced infrastructure, legislation and consumer trust will take time to evolve, it’s clear that any fleet-owning business

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Cab Digital Media partners with Telstra to launch TaxiLive

Telstra and Cab Digital Media, a Sydney-based start-up, launched TaxiLive – a custom designed digital billboard for the rear of premium taxis. The digital platform allows safety messages and advertising to be sent to the taxis depending on their location, the time of day and even the weather.

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SmartDrive chooses Digi ConnectCore 6UL as its platform for driver monitoring and fleet management applications

Digi International, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, announced that SmartDrive, a provider of telematics and fleet management services, has selected the Digi ConnectCore 6UL secure, wireless System-on-Module (SOM) as the development platform for its recently announced DriveOps GPS Real-Time Fleet Management system.

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