Techstars continues European expansion with new mentorship-driven accelerator program in Munich

Techstars, the worldwide network that aims to help entrepreneurs succeed, announced a new partnership with BSH, a global appliance manufacturer.

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Vodafone and Samsung set up strategic IoT partnership to launch Smart Home services

Vodafone Group is to become Samsung’s exclusive strategic telecoms partner in selected European markets to develop and launch a range of consumer Internet of Things (IoT) ‘Smart Home’ product and services.

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Renesas Electronics highlights innovative connectivity solutions enabling Smart Society at embedded world 2018

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced it will showcase its embedded semiconductor expertise at Stand 310, Hall 1 of this year’s embedded world, February 27 to March 1, 2018, Nuremberg, Germany.

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WCS brings drone scanning centre stage as it focuses on adoption of key technologies

WCS (Worldwide Chain Stores) is bringing the reality of drones within the warehouse to the fore with an announcement of a strategic alliance with drone scanning specialist, DroneScan. The partnership is one of a number of alliances that are being piloted by WCS in a bid for the company to create a talent pool

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Growth, investment and relocation to Wales accelerated by new IoT programme

Internet of Things (IoT) start-ups across the UK can apply for an accelerator programme based in Wales, launched to provide promising businesses with the financial investment, invaluable knowledge and extensive network needed to accelerate growth.

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HARTING MICA certified for “Microsoft Azure for IoT“

HARTING’s MICA industrial computer system has been certified as meeting the requirements of Microsoft’s “Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT” programme.

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Driving reliability and improving maintenance outcomes with machine learning

There is a significant need to carry out failure prevention using data-driven truths rather than guesstimates. The combination of mechanical and process induced breakdowns costs up to 10% of a worldwide $1.4 trillion manufacturing market per a 2012 report from The McKinsey Global Institute.

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The Internet of Things? You’ll find it in your car

Do you remember how simple cars used to be? A dashboard with analogue dials and gauges that measured basic functions such as fuel, temperature and speed? If something was amiss with the engine, the oil light came on so you took your car to the garage (or even fixed it yourself if you were a

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Scrutinise Research addresses serious security concerns in the ‘Wild West’ IoT

Scrutinise Research and Analysis has launched its Securing the Internet of Things report highlighting the security risks present in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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MapR extends advanced on-demand technical training and certification with Academy Pro

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that enables organisations to create intelligent applications that fully integrate analytics with operational processes in real time, introduced MapR Academy Pro,

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GSMA claims ‘record-breaking’ total of 108,000 attendees at this year’s MWC in Barcelona

The 2017 Mobile World Congress attracted a record 108,000 visitors*, an increase of 7% over the previous year, the GSMA reports.

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Investing in an effective 5G rollout

The UK government recently announced its intention to invest “£740 million(US$ 904.94 million) to support the rollout of fibre broadband connections and future 5G mobile technology.” This intention was included in the new industrial strategy proposals (green paper) unveiled by the UK Prime Minister.

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A ‘common security model’ against typical hazards in the IoT

Up to now, individuals have generally been using a dedicated computer for work; now, however, the Internet of Things (IoT), with billions of networked devices that are for the most part not monitored by humans, presents enormous inherent security risks.

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ULE Alliance’s first multi-vendor smart home demonstration will be at CES in Vegas

The ULE Alliance will show its first multi-vendor ULE Smart Home demonstration at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. All the latest Ultra Low Energy innovations will be showcased in one place.

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How can you ensure end-to-end interoperability between products and services?

In July Actility, a provider of low power wide area (LPWA) networking and the company behind the ThingPark LPWA IoT platform, launched the ThingPark Approved programme. Actility also welcomed the first partners to achieve ThingPark Approved status. Here, Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now asks Christophe Francois, the vice president of Ecosystem at Actility, how to

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