Analyst Report IoT Connectivity

This year will be crucial for commercial deployments of IoT connectivity technologies Possibly the most common question about LPWA network technologies is which will win, writes Tom Rebbeck, the research director for enterprise and IoT at Analysys Mason.There remains no clear answer, based on what we saw in 2017. LoRa, LTE-M, NB-IoT and Sigfox all

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World’s smallest Sigfox SiP integrates IoT connectivity on a single ultra-low power IC

Alpha Micro is pleased to announce availability of the ON Semiconductor AX-SIP-SFEU, a Sigfox-certified programmable RF transceiver System-in-Package (SiP) that integrates critical IoT connectivity functions into a single, tiny, ultra-low-power IC package.

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Case Study: Controlling quality of irrigation water with IoT to improve crops production

The quality of irrigation water, as well as the correct management of water resources, is essential for the productivity and efficiency of the crops. Controlling and analysing water before irrigating is crucial and its quality may vary significantly depending on the time of the year. So frequent measurements are recommended.

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Wi-Fi hacking will move to Zigbee, Bluetooth and Sigfox says WatchGuard

The commoditisation of wireless attack tools is driving Wi-Fi hackers to focus their attention on intercepting and decoding traffic from wireless devices based on protocols such as Zigbee, Sigfox and Bluetooth along with RFID, LoRa, and 802.11 variations, according to researchers at WatchGuard Technologies.

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Connecting the IoT – The narrowband opportunity

The launch of the iPhone in 2007 took mobile operators by complete surprise – they simply weren’t prepared for the huge increase in mobile data usage generated by the devices, says Dr. Stamatis Georgoulis, product director, Cobham Wireless.

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Simple solutions create complex connectivity choices for IoT service providers

Too much choice can be a dangerous thing but, the vast diversity of IoT applications and business models depend on appropriate functionality being available at varying price points. George Malim examines the options.

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Ercogener partners with Orange and u-blox on LTE-M networks

Ercogener and the mechatronic division of the Groupe Zekat will participate in the WEF (World Electronic Forum) on the 27 and 28 October 2017 in Angers, France. They will show their telecom technology as well as their electronic expertise. Pascal Denoel, president of the Groupe Zekat, will be one of the top speakers and will

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WND UK hosts two-day ‘hackathon’ workshop to help businesses develop Sigfox applications

WND UK, the UK’s primary Sigfox network operator, will host a two-day, hands-on workshop at Sci-Tech Daresbury in Cheshire for businesses wishing to learn more about how the Low Powered Wide Area Network (LPWAN) communications protocol – Sigfox, can be developed to improve ideas for commercial business applications.

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SPICA Technologies partners with WND UK to provide innovative IoT solutions

IoT solutions provider SPICA Technologies is proud to announce a new partnership with UK Sigfox Network Operator WND UK. Sigfox is a Low Powered Wide Area Network (LPWAN), which is being been built and run by WND UK. The network offers cost-effective, energy-efficient IoT connectivity

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WND UK dispels Sigfox network myths

Previous attempts to rollout a reliable and affordable low-power wide-area (LPWA) communications network in the UK have fallen short of the mark, resulting in a lack of confidence in the technology, misinformation in the market and uncertainty among customers.

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M2M Alliance announces programme for M2M Summit colocated in Cologne with StartupCon

This year’s M2M Summit, organised by the M2M Alliance, will take place in the LANXESS Arena in Cologne, Germany on October 11. On 80,000 square metres, visitors of the M2M Summit will get an overview of the latest machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and Internet of Things (IoT) developments, while also having access to StartupCon.

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Case Study: IoT platform helps to control environmental impact on Palma de Mallorca’s harbour

Cruises have undergone an exponential growth in the last few years. More and more tourists choose to spend their holidays on board of one of those cruisers increasing the maritime traffic arriving at harbour.

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M2M Alliance and StartupCon join forces in October co-located Cologne event

The M2M Summit 2017 is moving from Düsseldorf to Cologne joining forces with StartupCon. With an annual growth rate of almost 300%, the internationally renowned industry event is expected to attract more than 5,000 visitors.

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Wireless sensor hardware, connectivity and web-based back office package aim to make IoT easy for systems integrators

In today’s marketplace systems integrators and service providers really do have the greatest opportunity of all company types to deploy, use and generate revenue from IoT / M2M applications.

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Building a global IoT network

We all talk about interoperability a lot when it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT); the need for a common framework to ensure interoperability amongst the world of sensors we now inhabit.

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Sigfox network operator commits to providing 95% UK population coverage by 2019

WND-UK, the UK’s primary Sigfox Network Operator, is ramping up the deployment of Britain’s first dedicated Internet of Things (IoT) network, as it commits to providing 95% of the UK population coverage by 2019.

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