Actility acquires Abeeway to create a best-in-class portfolio for IoT location services

Actility, a provider of Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) has acquired Abeeway, a geolocation system provider.

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Barcelona’s DataLong16 appoints Aymeric Brard as VP of Sales

DataLong16, a Barcelona-based company specialising in the Internet of Things (IoT) with research and development (R&D) and production operations in Europe, has strengthened its sales area with the addition of Aymeric Brard as VP of Sales.

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People can relax: Robot healthcare is not about to take over, says life sciences tech consultant

Rumours of the sudden demise of a raft of jobs in the healthcare sector and other public sector spheres are exaggerated.

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Learning the data, automatically – Part 2

Part one of this series looked at how the data collected by autonomous cars can be analysed and used by insurers and car manufacturers to constantly develop and improve both vehicles and their risk. The next step is to consider how that data can be used and ‘learnt’ by the cars themselves.

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Hampshire council encourages a new IoT network

A network of internet-connected devices that could allow businesses in East Hampshire, UK to hook up to vital information from around the district is being developed with the help of East Hampshire District Council (EHDC).

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Samsung brings enhanced 4G LTE capability to Gear S3 classic

Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced 4G LTE availability of the Gear S3 classic, bringing enhanced LTE connectivity to the elegant and stylish smartwatch so users can call, navigate, pay, and more, all without their phone.

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High risk of breaches in IoT healthcare and automotive industries, according to Spirent’s forecast

Spirent Communications plc, a provider of mobile network, application, services, and device-test solutions, warned of the increased likelihood of disruptions this year to a wide variety of civil and military applications relying on global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) – GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou.

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The IoT revolution explained: It’s not about smart hairbrushes, whistles or toothbrushes

OK, so that’s what the Internet of things (IoT) is NOT about. Here Jeremy Cowan, editorial director of IoT Now, asks Pilgrim Beart what is really being achieved with IoT. He should know. Not only is Pilgrim DevicePilot’s CEO he is described as the man behind the smart home technology Hive which was sold to British Gas in 2015

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How will autonomous vehicles drive customer experience?

Whether it’s faster deliveries or better communication, customers’ expectations are on the rise around the world—and when it comes to the field service industry, this is no different.

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u-blox launches the ZOE-M8G, an ultra-compact GNSS receiver module

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, has launched the ZOE-M8G, an ultra-compact GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver module, especially designed for markets where small size, minimal weight and high location precision are essential.

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Usership vs Ownership: would you rent your car to a neighbour?

What’s the fastest car on the road? A rental car. And it is exactly this adage that presents one of the biggest barriers to the successful application of peer-to-peer car sharing.

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The ticking time bomb of data security in connected cars

With access to the right software it is relatively straightforward to securely erase all of the data on a computer or mobile phone. Yet very few of us do so when the time comes for them to be resold, recycled or disposed.

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Industry’s smallest GNSS module underpins South Korea’s smallest battery-powered 3G tracking device

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, reports that two of its products have been used by Cobilsys to create South Korea’s smallest battery-powered asset tracking device.

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GPS, BeiDou, Galileo and GLONASS receiver launched for covert, tracking and mobile use

Alpha Micro Components has launched the u-blox EVA-M8Q, GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver module. The EVA-M8Q achieves superior positional accuracy by combining signals from up to three navigation satellite constellations simultaneously, but it still fits in a miniature, cost-effective EVA 7×7 mm package.

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u-blox announces the release of SAM-M8Q GNSS receiver with integrated antenna

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, has announced the SAM-M8Q GNSS receiver with integrated antenna.

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iPass and Armada partner to improve supply-chain visibility via iPass global Wi-Fi network

iPass Inc., a provider of global mobile connectivity, and Armada, a complete supply chain visibility platform, have announced a partnership to utilise the iPass global Wi-Fi network and analytics to provide Armada customers with the location data of goods moving through global supply chains with Armada IoT (Internet of Things) tiles.

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