Triax Technologies expands connected jobsite and launches networked IoT sensor to track construction equipment

Triax Technologies, Inc., a provider of technology for the connected jobsite, has announced its Spot-r EquipTag, said to be the first-of-its kind solution to track operator identity, equipment location, and equipment utilisation.

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Senet and Kerlink announce a collaborative expansion of Senet’s LPWA Network in Las Vegas

Senet, a provider of cloud-based software, global connectivity service platforms and network build-out for the Internet of Things (IoT), and Kerlink, a provider in network solutions dedicated to the IoT, have announced a collaborative expansion of Senet’s Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) in the Las Vegas

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Renesas Electronics and Dibotics realise real-time, power-efficient LiDAR processing based on R-Car SoC to boost autonomous driving

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Dibotics, a provider in real-time 3D LiDAR processing, announced their collaboration to develop an automotive-grade embedded solution for LiDAR processing used in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving applications.

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Alchemy IoT launches with $4 million seed funding to simplify industrial IoT using artificial intelligence

Alchemy IoT, a provider of IoT Asset Intelligence for industrial applications, launched with $4 million (€3.40 million) seed funding from Aweida Venture Partners and several angel investors. The startup’s cloud-based application, Clarity, helps customers achieve a greater return on their industrial assets and competitive advantage.

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Wi-Fi hacking will move to Zigbee, Bluetooth and Sigfox says WatchGuard

The commoditisation of wireless attack tools is driving Wi-Fi hackers to focus their attention on intercepting and decoding traffic from wireless devices based on protocols such as Zigbee, Sigfox and Bluetooth along with RFID, LoRa, and 802.11 variations, according to researchers at WatchGuard Technologies.

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TomTom Traffic launches in Japan

Navigation technologies company, TomTom, announced the introduction of TomTom Traffic in Japan. This extends the service’s reach to 69 countries with a combined population of more than five billion people. TomTom Traffic covers secondary and surface roads, broad coverage, low latency and high GPS probe density.

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Sequans powers Geotab’s new GO8 LTE telematics device

LTE for IoT chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. has announced that its Calliope LTE Cat 1 Platform is powering Geotab’s new GO8Ⓡ device, an open-platform telematics solution for fleet management unveiled at the Mobile World Congress.

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Case study: Brazilian railways become connected from North to South with satellite solutions

Valec is an organisation which builds, maintains and operates Brazilian railways. The public company manages three railways: the North-South Railway, the West-East Integration Railway and the Centre-West Integration Railway. The organisation plays a major role in developing infrastructure across a very large territory in order to support the Brazillian economy.

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Taoglas launches a small form factor of ultra-wideband antennas

Taoglas, a provider of IoT and M2M antenna products, launched an industry-first range of small-form-factor ultra-wideband (UWB) antennas specifically designed to enable centimetre-level positioning and angle-of-arrival applications, including asset tracking, follow-me drones, healthcare monitoring, smart home services,

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Basic trackers take a back seat as smartwatches accelerate in the second quarter, according to IDC

The worldwide wearables market was once again graced with positive growth as shipments grew 10.3% year over year, reaching 26.3 million during the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide quarterly wearable device tracker.

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Yepzon brings wearable tracker to the world with IoT services from Orange Business Services

Orange Business Services is supporting Yepzon Group’s global ambition with a new three-year agreement for worldwide IoT connectivity and SIM cards for 100,000 locator devices.

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Fire fighting with IoT

Fire prevention and fire safety equipment are undergoing a revolution thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). Connected to low power wide area (LPWA) or even cellular networks, fire safety IoT stands to enhance prevention, speed up response times, and keep first responders safe when walking into the fire.

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STATSports selects Taoglas to connect next-gen sports performance monitor

Taoglas, a provider of automotive and IoT antenna products, announced that STATSports has selected Taoglas to provide antenna solutions for its new Apex line of GPS-based sports performance monitors.

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Holiday in Barbados, bags in Bhutan? Find your luggage on holiday with a new wireless tracking device

Global travel lifestyle brand, TUMI, and network operator AT&T, announced the launch of the TUMI Global Locator. This wireless tracking device is designed to provide travellers with information on the whereabouts of their luggage and travel bags.

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WISeKey AI integrates swiss startup business investigation on its vertical platform

WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey”), a global cybersecurity, Blockchain and AI company announced today that in cooperation with Business Investigation, a Swiss algorithm based system solution startup, has implemented a proprietary artificial intelligence (AI) system, called WISeAI,

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Smart farming and food production must accelerate rapidly to keep pace with population growth

Internet of Things (IoT) analyst firm Beecham Research has launched a new report highlighting the importance of harnessing new technologies to address the vital need for sustainable food production to support the current rate of population growth.

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