Machines as an IoT service

IoT solutions for the industrial manufacturers will typically employ services such as remote management, OTA software updates, preventative and predictive maintenance as well as the ability to integrate operational information with the company’s enterprise systems.

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Live secure provisioning and secure data exchange shown between LoRaWAN sensor and cloud-hosted backend

Avnet Silica, an Avnet company, Actility, the industry provider of low power wide area networking, and Trusted Objects, a provider of secure firmware and security services, announced the availability of a demonstrator showcasing hardware-secured Over-the-Air (OTA) activation

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Securing automotive over-the-air updates

In-the-field software updates to cars save manufacturers money, enable critical bugs to be patched immediately and allow new features to be added to the vehicle at any time during its lifecycle.

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Vendors integrate to bolster over-the-air offerings and help car makers benefit from ‘$35bn savings’

At CES in Las Vegas earlier this month Airbiquity announced two technology integrations with key partners designed to enhance its over-the-air (OTA) software update solution.

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SIM and OTA application provisioning platform provider Simulity joins SIMalliance as strategic partner

SIMalliance, the non-profit industry association which simplifies aspects of hardware-based device security, has announced Simulity Labs Ltd as its latest strategic partner.

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Securing our connected future

In a society where connectivity is everything, our expectations of technology are constantly increasing and changing. It is estimated that there will be 20 billion connected devices by 2020, the data gathered in this IoT era is helping businesses stay relevant, understand their customers more fluently and improve various parts of their lives.

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SIMalliance publishes guidelines for interoperability and ease deployment of SIM-based mobile authentication

SIMalliance has published a set of guidelines which will make it easier for mobile network operators (MNOs), service and solution providers to deploy Mobile Connect services which use an authentication application provisioned on the user’s SIM card.

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First automotive grade end-to-end intrusion detection solution launched for connected vehicles

HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, the connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, and Airbiquity®, a global provider in connected vehicle services,

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Sierra Wireless introduces eUICC solution for its global Smart SIM and connectivity service

Sierra Wireless, a provider of integrated end-to-end solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, introduced an eUICC (Embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card) solution for its global Smart SIM and connectivity service.

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Gemalto and Valeo turn your smartphone into a secure car key ‘like James Bond’

Automotive supplier, Valeo has partnered with Gemalto, provider in digital security, to ensure the security of its virtual car key system called Valeo InBlue®.

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Embedded SIMs provide catalyst for M2M market, reaching over 50% of cellular connections

A new study from Juniper Research has found that embedded SIM cards will increasingly dominate the M2M (Machine to Machine) space, accounting for more than 50% of connections by the end of the decade.

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The benefits of an Open IoT ecosystem

Three leading Internet of Things (IoT) companies have demonstrated the first end-to-end IoT ecosystem designed with re-usable infrastructure and open industry standards for industrial and commercial applications at scale.

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Resin.io wins US$8m funding to accelerate growth of next generation IoT DevOps platform

Resin.io, has announced that it has secured $8 million in funding from DFJ, GE Ventures, and Ericsson. Resin.io was founded in 2013 with a mission to use linux containers and other open technologies to simplify the way developers build, deploy, and manage software for IoT devices.

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Airbiquity renews 2013 agreement with Nissan, performing more than 2.6m over-the-air updates

Airbiquity®, provider of connected car service delivery, has renewed its agreement with Nissan Motor Corporation to continue global service delivery for the NissanConnectSM Mobile Apps and Infiniti InTouch™ Apps infotainment programs beyond 2020.

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Device Authority and Cryptosoft join forces to transform IoT security

Cryptosoft, has announced its acquisition of Device Authority Inc, a Gartner named cool vendor of the year 2015 for Identity and Access Management solutions for IoT, along with additional financing led by Tern plc and Alsop Louie Partners (ALP).

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Three reasons why products need OTA

OTA (over-the-air update) functionality is one of the most sought after features in the connected space. Getting this right, will ensure ongoing success for IoT-enabled products from a revenue, customer satisfaction and security perspective. Here are the three reasons why smart products need to have OTA :

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