Telit expands sensor-to-cloud solutions with Bluetooth 4.2 module

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced the commercial availability of its BlueMod+S42 Bluetooth 4.2 module, and two variants of the popular SL869 single and multi-standard positioning module family, the SL869-V3 and the SL869-ADR.

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New LoRa and Bluetooth module series bridges IoT’s wireless gap

Alpha Micro Components is now distributing the first IoT (Internet of Things) modules to combine Bluetooth v4.0 and LoRa support in a single device, the Laird RM1 series.

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Intel accelerates autonomous driving vision at IDF investor day

Intel Developer Conference, senior Intel executives mapped out the company’s autonomous driving vision. The session outlined the business opportunity, headlined Intel’s end-to-end technology assets and nodded to its investment strategy.

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Verizon to enhance significantly its connected vehicle business with the acquisition of Telogis

Seeking to add best-in-class Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology and services, specifically in the connected vehicle and mobile enterprise management sectors—as well as expanded distribution

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Smart home OEM Skyworth Digital establishes Latin America HQ and factory in Mexico

Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology Co. LTD., a STB and smart home solution provider, announced a major investment in the Latin America region, with the opening of a new headquarters and factory in Mexico.

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Prpl Foundation to give keynote at Cloud Security Alliance at the Cloud Security Summit in Milan

Cesare Garlati, chief security strategist of prpl Foundation and co-founder and co-chair of the Mobile Working Group at Cloud Security Alliance, will give a keynote speech on putting security into the future of Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and mobile at the Cloud Security Summit in Milan on Wednesday May 18. 

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Sierra Wireless and Richardson RFPD sign global distribution deal for IoT/M2M solutions

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced an expanded global franchise agreement with Sierra Wireless.

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Exosite launches Business Transformation Services to accelerate industrial IoT adoption

Exosite, LLC, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) enablement technology and services, has launched Exosite Business Transformation Services to help industrial companies IoT-enable new or legacy products and bring them to market.

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Can car makers resist Apple and Google’s bid to take the wheel and the centre console?

Executives from some car makers including BMW and Ford have no intention of allowing their vehicles to become Apple or Google’s latest device, and plan to keep ownership of their centre consoles.

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Seeing Machines sells 12% stake to new investor for AU$12.8m and adds new non-exec

The AIM listed vehicle operator monitoring technology company, Seeing Machines Ltd has raised AU$12.8 million (US$9.74 million) from a placing with a new strategic investor.

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Combining IoT connectivity with 3D printing for new applications Part 1

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the computer-controlled sequential layering of materials to create threedimensional shapes.

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What did you miss at Mobile World Congress?

Mobile World Congress may be over, but the dust is still settling from the biggest mobile event of the year.

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ACADINE Technologies releases v1.0 of HTML5-based, commercially ready OS for mobile devices and IoT

ACADINE™ Technologies, a provider of operating systems software / service platforms for a new generation of smart devices, announced the release of H5OS, a scalable HTML5-based and commercially ready Operating System (OS) created for mobile devices and the IoT. H5OS’s design has two key products – H5OS CORE and H5OS Feature Packs – which together

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congatec extends life cycle of ETX and XTX modules to at least 2019

congatec AG has extended the life cycle of their AMD processor-based ETX and XTX computer modules.

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IHS says automotive display systems to grow to $18.6bn by 2021, driven by connectivity, infotainment, safety

Driven by continued innovation in vehicle connectivity and safety technologies, global revenue from automotive display systems will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 11% to $18.6 billion by the end of 2021. This will add nearly $9 billion in annual revenue compared to 2015, according to IHS Inc.

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Commercial telematics market will be worth US$47.58bn by 2020, says new report

According to a new market research report, “Commercial Telematics Market by Type (OEM, Aftermarket), Solutions (Fleet Management, Navigation, Infotainment, Telehealth, Safety, Insurance), Services (Design, Integration, Training), User Type, Region – Global Forecast to 2020”, published by MarketsandMarkets, segments the global market into various sub-segments with in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. It also identifies the

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