IoT in desperate need of more robust identity and access management

The future of Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Internet of Things (IoT) will escape the confines of user-focused identity and transition toward a more inclusive model.  The new multi-faced approach will include machine and system identity along with IoT device and platform management operations, according to a new analysis research report by global tech market advisory

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Sierra Wireless appoints ex-Veritas Technologies EVP Brace as new president and CEO

Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, Sierra Wireless, has appointed Phil Brace as its new president and CEO, effective July 26, 2021. The current president and CEO, Kent Thexton, will stay on at Sierra Wireless until August 13, 2021to complete the transition.

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IoT Continuum launched by LACROIX, Orange, Sierra Wireless and STMicroelectronics to scale and speed digital transformation

LACROIX, Orange, Sierra Wireless and STMicroelectronics have created the IoT Continuum, a partnership that aims to simplify and accelerate the mass deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Europe and beyond.

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Bluetooth and LTE M/NB-IoT – Wireless synergy for IoT

Join Sony Semiconductor IL, Sierra Wireless and Laird Connectivity as they discuss the building blocks of silicon, module and modem that together have enabled the development of the innovative Pinnacle™ 100 & Sentrius™MG100 products.

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Cellular IoT module shipments exceeded 300mn units globally in 2020

Berg Insight estimates that global cellular IoT module shipments increased by 14% to a new record level of 303 million in 2020. Annual revenues grew slower at 8% to reach US$3.4 billion (€2.79 billion).

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Ransomware halts IoT operations at Sierra Wireless, as maritime industry is hit 1.5mn times in 30 days

Last week started with some sensible guidance on cyber security. By Wednesday the theory became a nightmare reality for one of the Internet of Things (IoT) majors, Vancouver-based Sierra Wireless as it was halted by an all-out ransomware attack.

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Development time for IIoT fertiliser tank monitoring halved by Sierra Wireless Octave

Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider Sierra Wireless, has announced that Ekatra successfully reduced the development time of its new Industrial IoT (IIoT) liquid fertiliser tank monitoring application by 50% using Octave, the all-in-one, edge-to-cloud solution for connecting industrial assets.

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Faster, lower latency 5G module with mmWave support now available from Sierra Wireless

IoT solutions provider, Sierra Wireless, has announced the commercial availability of its first-to-market EM919x 5G NR Sub-6 GHz and mmWave embedded modules. Based on the industry-standard M.2 form factor, the 5G modules will enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to deploy secure connectivity worldwide at the highest possible speeds with ultra-low latency for mobile computing, routers,

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Schieler joins Fibocom joint venture company Rolling Wireless as CEO

Fibocom, a global provider of IoT (Internet of Things) wireless solutions and wireless communication modules, reports that Dan Schieler has been appointed to the position of chief executive officer of Rolling Wireless Technology Co., Ltd. This is a joint venture company invested by Fibocom and three other professional investment institutions.

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Liveable Cities selects Sierra Wireless LPWA solution for smart city applications

IoT solutions provider , Sierra Wireless, reports that Liveable Cities, a division of Canada-based LED Roadway Lighting, has selected its low power, wide area (LPWA) network solution to enable smart city applications.

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Device-to-cloud IoT platform services will reach US$18bn by 2026, says ABI

From the early days of Thingworx (PTC) and ILS (Telit) to the market today, the device-to-cloud IoT platform service market has changed dramatically. Early platform services included device connectivity and cloud integration, device management services, and simple alerting services.

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Electriq power selects Sierra Wireless IoT solutions to transform the smart home battery market

Electriq Power, a developer of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, announced at the DISTRIBUTECH conference that it has signed an agreement for IoT solutions from Sierra Wireless, the IoT solutions provider that combines devices, network services, and software to unlock value in the connected economy.

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IMC Governors elect Brown and Bybjerg as new chair and vice chair

The Board of Governors of the IoT M2M Council (IMC) has elected Sara Brown of MultiTech and Kim Bybjerg of Tata Communications as their new chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

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Sierra Wireless appoints Lori O’Neill to board of directors

A provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), Sierra Wireless has appointed Lori O’Neill, FCPA, FCA, CPA, ICD.D, to the company’s board of directors. Ms. O’Neill is an experienced independent corporate director, financial executive and advisor to growth-oriented companies.

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Building the ecosystem to success

In the regular new column on the evolving Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, Antony Savvas looks at a number of interesting industry developments.

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Stone Technologies selects Sierra Wireless IoT solutions to expand business into industrial monitoring market

Stone Technologies, a supplier of intelligent monitoring solutions, has chosen IoT device-to-cloud solutions provider Sierra Wireless’ Uplink remote monitoring solution and connectivity services to expand beyond its traditional alarm monitoring business to generate new revenue streams.

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