Global installed base of wireless IoT devices in industrial automation topped 21.3mn in 2018

According to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, annual shipments of wireless devices for industrial automation applications reached 4.6 million units worldwide in 2018. This accounts for approximately 6% of all new connected nodes.

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IoT implementation sails into windpower

North Sea wind farms are fighting some striking battles, and they aren’t about sealife. They began with the breakdown of Germany’s biggest turbine bearing structures after 15 weeks; predictive maintenance had planned for the structure to last 15 months.

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The Week in IoT: Samsung invests US$22bn, Sierra swats analysts with results, and Siemens splashes the cash

It’s been quite a week for the tech sector. Some vendors are betting the farm to catch up or just to find a niche in the Internet of Things. Others are smirking as they see a return on earlier IoT investments. Jeremy Cowan reports from a volatile marketplace.

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Seeq secures $23mn series B to fuel IIoT advanced analytics growth strategy

Seeq Corporation, a specialist in manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)advanced analytics software, announced it has secured $23 million (€19.71 million) in Series B funding led by the Altira Group with participation by

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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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Siemens drives digital transformation in buildings with acquisition of Enlighted Inc.

Siemens Building Technologies Division is acquiring Enlighted Inc., a provider of smart IoT (Internet of Things) systems in buildings, headquartered in Silicon Valley. The company is a successful player in the smart building industry, bringing an advanced digital sensory system to market.

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Orange Business Services and Siemens partner to provide customers with lower costs, new revenue streams and efficiencies

Orange Business Services and Siemens, the factory automation equipment provider, have joined forces to drive the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the industrial sector by simplifying integration and promoting IoT innovation.

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Siemens AG extends contract with Orange Business Services for global SD-WAN infrastructure to support its digital transformation

Siemens AG, a global electronics and electrical engineering company, has extended its contract with Orange Business Services for a global “Siemens Digitalisation Network” (SDN) built on an SD-WAN infrastructure, connecting 1,500 sites in 94 countries. The increased performance of its communications infrastructure will enable Siemens to take full advantage of further digitalisation to improve its Industry 4.0

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Tenable unveils industry’s first cyber exposure benchmarking solution

Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, unveiled Tenable.io™ Lumin, a new Tenable.io application that for the first time empowers CISOs to confidently visualise, analyse and measure their organisation’s Cyber Exposure.

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There are some choices in life you HAVE to get right!

You don’t choose a life partner for their hair colour You don’t choose a home because it has nice curtains You don’t choose a Business Platform for its logo

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EIT Digital launches new generation ModBox gateway

EIT Digital supported High Impact Initiative (HII) OEDIPUS keeps delivering results. As part of the HII’s activity “Robot IoT Interface”, CEA LIST Institute, Agileo Automation, Isybot, DFKI and Siemens, have leveraged joint entrepreneurial innovation to develop the ModBox,

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Retrofitting industrial machines with IoT board to measure their performance

EIT Digital is introducing its ’I4.0 Production Monitoring Solution‘, a new initiative launched as part of its Oedipus High Impact Initiative, and designed to help manufacturers quickly assess whether their machines are performing well or need some fine-tuning.

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Quectel appoints Norbert Muhrer as global head of sales

Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global supplier of Internet of Things (IoT) modules, announced that it has appointed Norbert Muhrer as senior vice president of Global Sales, effective September 1, 2017.

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A random look at IoT security

The traditional concept of a corporate security perimeter has been fading slowly for at least a decade. The cloud put it on life support and the IoT will kill it off for good. The IoT presents a whole new set of challenges and on a completely different scale.

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Mocana raises $11m new funding to defend IoT devices and industrial control systems

Mocana Corporation, a provider of mission-critical IoT security solutions for industrial control systems and the Internet of Things, announced that the company has received $11 million in additional investment from Sway Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Trident Capital Fund and GE Ventures.

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Open collaboration will help bring about a single 5G standard, says Huawei’s Ding

At the FT-ETNO Summit held in Brussels, Huawei executive director and Products & Solutions president Ryan Ding said, “5G will be one of the cornerstones of industry digitalisation. A single global standard is vital.”

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