Hoopo raises US$3.5mn in seed funding from GiTV, Chartered Group and TAU Ventures to enable IoT asset-based tracking

hoopo, a company that claims to be “redefining geolocation technology” with high-accuracy low-power capabilities via the Internet of Things (IoT), has secured a $3.5 million (€3.1 million) funding round from Chartered HighTech JIHTV1 fund, TAU Ventures, and Global IoT Technology Ventures (GiTV).

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Toshiba forms strategic relationship with Ubimax to further expand acceptance of wearables with large enterprises

Toshiba’s Client Solutions Division (CSD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., announced a strategic relationship with Ubimax as well as the full integration of the Ubimax Frontline application suite on Toshiba’s dynaEdgeTM AR Smart Glasses. Toshiba plans to demonstrate the Ubimax Frontline applications on its AR smart glasses during AWE 2018 this week in Santa Clara, Calif.

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Toshiba’s ARM® Cortex®-M core based microcontrollers support Mbed™ OS

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation, as a Silicon Partner of Mbed (a device management solution for IoT platforms developed by Arm Ltd), acquired the certification of Mbed OS for its microcontrollers. Two evaluation boards that integrate these microcontrollers have been released on the ARM Mbed site.

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What is Made Smarter?

Highlighted in the Government’s Made Smarter Review, industrial digitalisation technologies (IDTs) are transforming the manufacturing industry — that’s artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing, intelligent software, virtual reality and cutting-edge robotics.

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Running out of space? Go 3D

Where higher performance is required eMMC-based solid-state storage just isn’t as fast or robust as a full solid-state drive. New 3D Flash memory technology could change all that.

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Storing data in the IoT

Whilst the selection criteria for Cloud data storage focus on physical size, reliability, speed and power consumption, data storage at IoT nodes has different priorities.

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IAR Systems expands ARM tools for developers focused on the Internet of Things

IAR Systems® has announced an expansion of its wide range of supported microcontrollers (MCUs) in the complete development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM®.

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Embedded Linux conference and OpenIoT Summit Europe programme announced

The Linux Foundation, a non-profit organisation enabling mass innovation through open source, has announced the agenda for Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit Europe, taking place October 11-13 in Berlin, Germany.

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The global SSL and fluorescent lighting market expected to grow around 15%, says Technavio

According to the latest research study released by Technavio, the global SSL and fluorescent lighting market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 15% until 2020.

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Bluetooth 4.2, the local connection for IoT

As readers of this site will know, when Bluetooth was originally invented by Ericsson, Nokia, Intel and Toshiba, it was intended to act as a way of providing cable-free connections between computers with mobile phones, PDAs, printers and other computer peripherals. The story goes that Bluetooth was given its name, because of Harald Bluetooth, the

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‘Out-of-the-box’ app aims to let Toshiba customers tap into their Insteon-enabled home anywhere

Insteon®, creators of home automation and control technology, have announced that the Insteon universal app will be included on new Toshiba laptops shipping at the end of August.

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