MediaTek collaborates with Microsoft to accelerate the development of Internet of Things solutions

MediaTek announced it has joined Microsoft Azure Certified for Internet of Things (IoT), ensuring customers get IoT solutions up and running quickly with hardware and software that has been pre-tested and verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT services.

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Berg Insight says NB-IoT device shipments reached 53 million units in 2018

According to a new research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, global shipments of NB-IoT devices reached 53 million units in 2018. Annual shipments are expected to almost triple in 2019 reaching 142 million units.

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Skyworks collaborates with MediaTek on innovative 5G platform

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that MediaTek, a global fabless semiconductor company that enables 1.5 billion connected devices a year, is utilising its Sky5 suite for their new 5G reference platforms.

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Silicon Labs introduces industry’s broadest portfolio for 56G/112G SerDes clocking

Silicon Labs has expanded its timing portfolio to meet the high-performance clocking requirements of 56G PAM-4 SerDes and emerging 112G serial applications. With this portfolio expansion, Silicon Labs is the only timing supplier to offer a comprehensive selection of clock generators,

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Trustonic and MediaTek collaborate to protect telematics and infotainment systems

Trustonic has announced a collaboration with systems-on-chips (SoCs) provider MediaTek to provide the automotive industry with highly secure telematics and in-car entertainment systems for connected vehicles.

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Credit card-sized mangOH Red open source platform offers IoT developers interoperable building blocks

Sierra Wireless has announced mass-market availability of the mangOH™ Red open source hardware platform. Targeted at the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and maker communities, mangOH Red is designed to be a feature-rich, low power, open source enablement platform.

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Why the IoT industry should move beyond DNS and create its own IP address registry of devices

In today’s market, segments of the broader IoT ecosystem have been under-served, especially small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and mid-sized cities. However, this oversight will change over the next several years as these entities seek to embrace the efficiencies and cost reductions that enterprises and government agencies are achieving through IoT implementations.

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LTE antennas and a TransferJet solution among Antenova’s new offerings at Embedded World

At Embedded World this year (Stand 5.141) Antenova will be showing an antenna solution for TransferJet, the new close-proximity wireless standard; new, flexible, FPC antennas for WLAN, ISM, Cellular/LTE and GNSS.

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The Internet of Things is more than just a buzzword

According to Gartner, IoT revenue from products and services will exceed $300 billion in 2020. IDC forecasts that the worldwide market for IoT solutions will grow to $7.1 trillion by 2020. Every major player from the software industry is investing in IoT. Platform companies such as Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft are building platforms to

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OriginGPS new products adds MediaTek functionality for high performance, small size and rapid update rate in wearables

OriginGPS has announced the launch of a new family of products, the first of which is the ORG1510-MK, the world’s smallest fully integrated multi-GNSS (GPS, Glonass and BeiDou) module. The miniature low-power architecture supports an update rate of up to 10Hz and contains onboard flash, making it the perfect GNSS component for devices that require fully-featured components

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ARM claims improved efficiency and experiences on wearable and IoT devices from Mali-470 GPU

ARM has released a new highly-efficient graphics processing unit (GPU) to enable smartphone-quality visuals on wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Industry experts, global players and start-ups line up for 7th Future of Wireless International Conference

Speakers from Ofcom, Qualcomm, Accenture, BT, Jaguar Land Rover, GSMA, Rohde & Schwarz, Samsung and more to focus on  opportunities for the wireless industry to harness  disruptive technologies

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Acquisition of Broadcom by Avago for $37bn ‘will create new semiconductor powerhouse’

Merger activity in the semiconductor industry  has reached a new level with the announcement of the agreement for Avago Technologies to acquire Broadcom, says IHS. The deal, which is valued at US$37 billion in cash and stock, will create a new company valued at $77 billion.

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MediaTek chooses Red Bend FOTA software to update wearables

London, UK and Taipei, Taiwan, July 1, 2014 – Red Bend Software, a provider of products and solutions for managing mobile software, with more than two billion Red Bend-enabled™ devices deployed, has announced that MediaTek, Inc., the fabless semiconductor company, has chosen to partner with Red Bend to deliver firmware over-the-air (FOTA) software as a Service (SaaS)

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