Sierra Wireless and PSA Peugeot Citroën collaborate to deliver new applications and services to connected cars

Sierra Wireless has announced a new milestone in its collaboration with PSA Peugeot Citroën, with a next-generation design win for Sierra Wireless using AirPrime® AR Series smart automotive modules, the Legato™ platform, and the AirVantage® cloud.

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HARMAN and Hortonworks claim a first in delivering connected car prognostics solutions to auto makers

Hortonworks® contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop® via the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP™), and HARMAN infotainment, audio and software services company, has announced a joint collaboration to transform the automotive enterprise by enabling the connected car ecosystem with real-time, Internet of Things (IoT) data, insights and prognostics solutions.

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Volvo Bus Latin America and Ericsson sign partnership to foster urban mobility

Volvo Bus Latin America and Ericsson  have signed a partnership agreement for localisation and customisation of Volvo’s ITS4Mobility intelligent transport system in order to address the needs of the Latin American market. The real-time traffic management and passenger information system increases the efficiency of urban transportation systems, thereby contributing to enhanced mobility.

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SIGFOX, T-Mobile and Blue Cell partner for a new Czech IoT wireless network

T-Mobile and Blue Cell Network are partnering with SIGFOX to bring a wireless network dedicated to the Internet of Things to the Czech Republic. The network will operate on T-Mobile-managed base stations in Prague and, after the pilot project, the three partners will decide whether or not they will gradually roll out the SIGFOX global

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Telit collaborates with Agnik on IoT apps and Big Data analytics for smart devices in the car, home, and health

Telit Wireless Solutions, has announced their collaboration on IoT applications and Big Data analytics for connected devices in the auto, home, and health industries. Agnik’s solutions expand the quality and quantity of integrated IoT apps and analytics available to customers and ecosystem partners of the industry deviceWISE AEP.

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Smart augmented reality glasses shipments to surpass 12m units between 2015 and 2020, according to Tractica

The smart augmented reality (AR) glasses market is a combination of different technologies, from simple head-up displays (HUDs) like Google Glass that act as a second screen, readily accessible with a glance, displaying text or images, to more complex holographic display technologies like the Microsoft HoloLens or Magic Leap that provide immersive and tangible experiences.

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A banner year in 2014 for the global industrial semiconductor market, says IHS

Worldwide industrial semiconductor revenues grew by 18 percent year over year in 2014, according to IHS Inc. Global industrial semiconductor revenue in 2014 totaled $40.4 billion, up from $34.3 billion in 2013. The year-over-year increase follows solid growth of 13 percent in 2013, a decline of 3 percent in 2012 and 12 percent growth in

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IAR Systems boosts 8051 development targeting Internet of Things

IAR Systems® has released a new version of its popular development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench® for 8051. The high-performance compiler and debugger toolchain has been further improved with added support for new IoT-targeted microcontrollers as well as parallel build for shorten build times.

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Victor Berrios named vice president of technology

For the past two and a half years, Victor Berrios has been an integral part of the ZigBee Alliance team. Many members have worked alongside Victor in work groups and at test events, and the Alliance has recognised his invaluable involvement with ZigBee standards and member companies. Even before his current position on staff, Victor

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Creating the Internet of Things for the Enterprise – the Big Picture

For the enterprise to make revenue gains from the Internet of Things, companies need an end-to-end solution that ties the hardware layer – devices like sensors, instruments, and electronics – back to the enterprise core.

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Smart Insights Report: mHealth revenue to pass the EUR 100bn bar by 2020

The recent Smart Insights Report “mHealth: Game Changer for Healthcare,” analyses in detail the dynamics and the specificities of the mobile health business. mHealth refers to the use of mobile communications technology and devices to provide healthcare solutions, whether this is for prevention, diagnosis, treatment or medical follow-up. As these solutions are used both for medical practice and non-medical practice,

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Apple Watch success needed for a smartwatch mega boom, says IHS report

The smartwatch market will grow from 3.6 million unit shipments in 2014, to 101 million shipments in 2020 according to a new report released  by IHS Inc. 

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IoT platform revenues will grow to € 2.4bn worldwide in 2020

The market for third party Internet of Things (IoT) platforms will show solid growth in the next few years, according to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight. Total IoT platform revenues are forecasted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.2 percent from € 450 million in 2014

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Edge intelligence becomes a key competitive advantage, according to ABI Research report

ParStream, the IoT analytics company, has announced the publication of a new white paper authored by ABI Research, Competitive Edge from Edge Intelligence: IoT Analytics Today and in 2020. The white paper was co-sponsored by ParStream and ThingWorx.

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CSR and Avi-on Labs add simple, seamless whole-home control to GE branded lighting

CSR plc has announced that it has worked with Avi-on Labs to provide Bluetooth® Smart mesh connectivity in a new GE branded line of smart lighting from Jasco Products. These lighting and home control products, which are expected to appear in major retail stores this year, use CSR’s Bluetooth® Smart solution – CSRmesh™ – to allow

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Integrated wearable solution meets power consumption, multicore, IoT requirements for wearable devices

Mentor Graphics Corporation said it has introduced the Nucleus real time operating system (RTOS) targeting high-performance, next-generation applications for wearable embedded devices designed for medical, fitness, security, safety and other sectors.

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