IAR Embedded Workbench supports new Renesas RX71M MCUs targeting the industrial IoT

IAR Systems® has released version 2.70 of its development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench® for Renesas RX family of MCUs. In addition to new features including position-independent code and data, version 2.70 adds updated device support and example projects for the latest Renesas devices.

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FastNet joins LoRa Alliance

FastNet has joined the LoRa Alliance – an organisation aimed at standardising low power WANs (LPWANs) for global deployment, to boost machine-to-machine industrial applications and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Sequans’ Colibri platform and LTE Modules certified by Verizon Wireless

Sequans Communications S.A. has announced that its Colibri LTE chipset platform, along with two Colibri-based LTE modules, have been certified compliant with Verizon Wireless Open Network specifications. Colibri is an LTE category 4 (150 Mbps) chipset platform optimised for the design of devices for the Internet of Things. The modules, VZ22Q, a surface-mountable LGA module, and

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Actility announces technology partnership with Swisscom for LoRaWan-based Internet of Things services

Actility is pleased to announce a new technology partnership with telecom provider Swisscom in the area of LPWA/IoT (Internet of Things). The partnership will leverage both companies’ expertise in the area of IoT for the ongoing development of innovative services for emerging markets such as Smart City or Smart Building services.

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Where wearables went wrong: The smart watch dilemma

(Blog): The product upgrade cycle for smartphone and tablet technology is moving at a glacial pace compared to wearable tech, yet just 9% of US consumers currently own a smart watch.

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Silver Spring Networks aims to speed innovation and competitiveness through Bristol’s smart city programme

Silver Spring Networks, Inc. has announced that it has been selected for the ‘Bristol is Open’ smart city programme, a joint venture between Bristol City Council and the University of Bristol in the UK. The programme will deploy Silver Spring’s standards-based IPv6 wireless network across the city, connecting a variety of smart city sensors and

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Huawei and G&D to partner on global e2e connectivity for the Internet of Things/M2M services

Huawei and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) have signed an alliance to jointly promote global connectivity services. The services are intended to remove the entrance barrier for device makers, aiming to deliver global connected products and solutions.

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Business continuity and quality of service: The keys to CSP success in the age of IoT

According to IDC, ‘the Internet of Things (IoT) opportunity’ for service providers focuses on assembling blended solutions comprising connectivity services, infrastructure, purpose built IoT platforms, app security, analytics and professional services. To succeed communication service providers (CSPs) must focus on Business Continuity and Quality of Service (QoS), explains Pravin Mirchandani, CMO, OneAccess.

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Stream Technologies expands management team with industry veterans poised to disrupt and transform the market

Stream Technologies, has announced the expansion of its management team in order to accelerate the commercialisation and globalisation of its award-winning IoT-X.

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AT&T integrates home security & automation controls with the connected car

AT&T’ innovative connected car platform now has the ability to connect to the company’s home security and automation service. It makes AT&T Digital Life the first and only home management system currently integrated with AT&T Drive. This will enable automakers to integrate home security and automation service and pass the benefit on to their customers, so

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LTE for IoT has arrived: Altair disrupts M2M market with new CAT-0, CAT-1 chipsets

Altair Semiconductor, the developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, has announced the sampling of its new FourGee-1160 and FourGee-1150 Category-1 and Category-0 chipsets respectively, paving the way for many IoT applications to deploy commercially as soon as later this year.

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Connected Traffic Cloud facilitates traffic management to increase road safety

Despite playing a vital role in facilitating the transportation of people and goods, road vehicles are also responsible for 1.24 million fatalities every year – according to the most recent data from the World Health Organisation. And then there’s the cost of traffic congestion – calculated by adding up wasted fuel, time that could be

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Actility announces technology partnership with Swisscom for LoRaWan-based Internet of Things services

Actility is pleased to announce a new technology partnership with telecom provider Swisscom in the area of LPWA/IoT (Internet of Things). The partnership will leverage both companies’ expertise in the area of IoT for the ongoing development of innovative services for emerging markets such as Smart City or Smart Building services.

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Qualcomm joins the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team as technology partner

Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., entered a multi-year agreement with the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team to become an official technology partner. The two companies will collaborate to develop new connected car technologies to enhance the team’s on-track performance, utilising Qualcomm’s expertise in mobile as the foundation for development.

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Knight Rider’s KITT is coming to life

The humble car is currently undergoing something of a revolution. Cars are getting smarter, through on-board technology and remote connectivity, and soon they’re expected to drive themselves. It’s exciting stuff – but for fans of David Hasselhoff and 1980s TV shows, it’s nothing new.

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Qualcomm drives future of automotive connectivity with new 4G LTE modems

Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), has added the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem (9×40) and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X5 LTE modem (9×28) to Snapdragon Automotive Solutions to support connectivity across all tiers of the automotive industry. The Snapdragon X12 LTE modem (9×40) is designed to enable auto manufacturers to develop

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