Digital Catapult and Innovate UK look to extend IoT network coverage across UK

Digital Catapult has announced the expansion of its Things Connected low powered wide area network programme. Digital Catapult will manage the investment of £540,000 (€590274) into regional network consortia invited to bid for this opportunity.

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Internet of Things in a Box – the key to development lag

The expectation around the Internet of Things is truly amazing. The interconnectedness of the devices and services will, eventually, change the way we live and work. With estimates by IDC that we will generate 40 zettabytes of data by 2020, the question is whether there will be IoT devices there to service this data.

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FIME certifies that Qatar National Bank's NFC payments solution meets MasterCard PayPass specifications

Palaiseau, France – FIME, a global consulting and market integration tester for smart devices and secure chip-based applications, has certified Qatar National Bank’s contactless mobile payments system for compliance with MasterCard® PayPass™ specifications. The pilot project, which began roll-out in March this year, is Qatar’s first near field communication (NFC) payments initiative.

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AT4 wireless Laboratories announces the first NFC Forum device certification

Malaga, Spain — Sony RC-S380 NFC device achieves the first NFC Forum certification using AT4 wireless as its testing partner.

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