CyanConnode enters UAE and Bahrain smart metering market

CyanConnode, a provider of narrowband radio frequency (RF) mesh networks, has signed a distribution agreement with DS Technology DWC LLC as a systems integration and distribution partner for the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

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New Wireless Software from Silicon Labs enables Bluetooth communications with sub-GHz IoT devices

Silicon Labs has released new software options for its Wireless Gecko portfolio, enabling simultaneous sub-GHz and 2.4 GHz Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE) connectivity on a single chip. This Silicon Labs solution enables commercial and industrial IoT applications to combine long-range sub-GHz communications with Bluetooth connectivity,

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Alpha Micro’s Laird 60 Series Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules ready for today, and for the future

Alpha Micro Components announced the availability of the new Laird 60 Series of certified 802.11ac 2×2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v4.2 modules. The 60 Series modules are based on cutting-edge manufacturing techniques, which not only help developers and designers get the most out of today’s most powerful wireless connectivity technologies,

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Coil on Module for contactless ID documents: Complete solution with chip and antenna from a single source

The core of electronic ID cards (eID) and passports are powerful and robust security solutions. Security chips in “Coil-on-Module” (CoM) packages offer significant advantages here. Infineon Technologies AG is now expanding its internationally proven CoM portfolio with a complete solution for contactless ID documents.

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Qualcomm signs 3G/4G patent license agreement with smartron

Qualcomm Incorporated and Smartron India Private Limited, announced they have entered into a 3G and 4G patent license agreement.

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It’s time to stop re-inventing the wheel: How the use of smart terminals accelerates deployment of IoT projects

2017 is already proving to be the year the Internet of Things (IoT) demonstrates its worth. While consumers are continually impressed by virtual assistants that manage lighting, thermostats, ovens and regulate fridge temperatures and inventory, the use of IoT technology for businesses, both large and small, is turning heads.

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Vayyar advances smart home solutions and applications with its powerful 3D imaging sensor technology

Vayyar Imaging, the 3D-imaging sensor company whose technology makes it possible to see through objects, liquids, and materials, has announced the availability of its award-winning 3D sensor technology for the Smart Home market.

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A new approach to testing GPS receiver resilience, and not just for military users

Testing a GNSS receiver’s response to RF interference used to be a pretty major undertaking.

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Communicating data in the IoT – part 1

The Internet of Things is evolving to provide greater intelligence at the node, converting raw data into smart information.

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Cellular or low-power WAN: Choosing the right approach for your IIoT deployment

The market opportunity for industrial IoT (IIoT) has been widely forecast to be enormous due to the many advantages of enabling wireless connectivity of devices.

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Microsemi and D-Link to provide an IoT-enabled smart alarm detector

Microsemi Corp, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance; and D-Link, providers in the design, development and manufacture of networking and connectivity products worldwide, announced a collaboration.

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Sequans claims the industry’s first LTE Cat M Chip for the Internet of Things

LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. introduced Monarch, the industry’s first LTE Cat M chip, compliant with the 3GPP Release 13 LTE Advanced Pro standard that defines new narrowband capabilities of LTE for machine-type-communications (LTE MTC).

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Kamstrup proves interoperability by collaborating with Itron in Austria

As a result of Kamstrup’s strategy to increase flexibility and interoperability within smart metering in Austria, Kamstrup and Itron have developed an alliance centered upon energy metering.

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Smart multi-function IoT gateways

An IoT device, a thing, enables short- to medium-range connectivity via an embedded RF. When needed, wide area connectivity comes via an IoT gateway that has an embedded cellular modem and these products can accommodate hundreds or even thousands of individual IoT inputs. I wanted to get that out of the way because of all

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ACAL BFI and Sangshin Elecom extend pan-European relationship to include humidity sensors

Acal BFi, have extended their pan-European relationship with Sangshin Elecom to include the company’s miniature range of resistive and capacitive humidity sensors.

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GPS and RF systems give global access to secure, real-time fleet and asset tracking, says AMI

AMI has launched a new online platform, AMI Nexis, an internet-based software which utilises cutting edge GPS tracking devices for a variety of business applications. Heralded as the future of asset management and tracking, the software enables businesses to track a variety of occurrences, from the management of assets to the transportation of fleets.

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