‘So much potential in the IoT’: GSMA shows how operator opportunities abound in IoT

In this brand new Quickfire Video, Jeremy Cowan, editorial director of IoT Now interviews Steve Doyle, Principal Technical Architect at GSMA, about what sets operators apart from other industry providers delivering IoT Big Data solutions and how they have an ideal foundation and the right set of capabilities to respond to the potential of IoT.

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Research shows that half of the industry professionals are clearly positive about 5G

HMS Networks, a global provider of solutions for industrial communication and IIoT, surveyed 50 international industry professionals in spring 2019 to inquire about the positioning of wireless communication in their companies and to see how they are getting ready for the launch of 5G.

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Wireless protocols for IoT based asset tracking solutions

In the first part, we discussed the purpose of the asset tracking system. In this part Ankur Gohel, IoT expert, Volansys Technologies is going to get in the details of the wireless protocol getting selected to create the Asset Tracking solution with the impacting parameters on selection. We will also talk about widely used industry applications and how it

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Rajant and Extronics partner to bring safe Wi-Fi tags to industrial IoT

Rajant Corporation, provider of Kinetic Meshâ wireless networks, has entered into a strategic partnership with Extronics, a UK-based company dedicated to making hazardous areas safer.

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End-to-end testing for the IoT ecosystem and the importance of multistage validation

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an intelligent technology between the real and the digital world. It is a system of interconnected devices which have the ability to collect and transfer data over a network beyond manual interference.

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Sigfox awards SGS laboratory certification at test labs in China, Finland and Taiwan

Internet of Things (IoT) services provider, Sigfox has awarded SGS ‘Accredited Test Lab’ (ATL) status for its testing and certification facilities in Shenzhen (China), New Taipei City (Taiwan) and Espoo (Finland).

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Digital platform launched by Huawei Enterprise as ‘foundation of digital world’

Huawei Enterprise Business Group has introduced its Digital Platform, which it developed based on years of digital transformation insights and practices.

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Qualcomm and Meeami claim new development kit can speed creation of mesh Wi-Fi systems with Amazon Alexa built-in

Qualcomm Technologies Inc, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc, has launched the industry’s first development kit for mesh Wi-Fi networks, qualified by Amazon, to integrate the Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS). 

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Amazon to acquire Eero to help customers better connect smart home devices

Amazon and Eero announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Eero. Eero’s home mesh Wi-Fi systems set up in minutes and blanket every room of a customer’s home in high-performing,

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Integrating intelligent communications into every “thing”

The Internet of Things is moving from infancy to maturity and from limited implementation to large scale, enterprise-wide adoption. It is reaching a tipping point where ‘things’ need to incorporate intelligence and control as well as connectivity.

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HPE opens Geneva IoT Innovation Lab to capitalise on edge data

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has opened a new IoT Innovation Lab in Geneva, Switzerland. It is designed to help customers make use of the large amounts of data generated by devices, machines, assets and sensors working at the network edge. As an HPE spokesman tells, IoT Now‘s editorial director, Jeremy Cowan, the edge is anywhere outside data centres. 

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Digitalisation and the food and beverage industry

Wikipedia, the world’s largest free-content encyclopaedia, now has more than 41 million articles in 294 languages. If printed, the English articles alone would form an impressive, but unrealistic 2,512 volumes.

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Taoglas acquires ThinkWireless to grow in trucking, bus, off-road and motorcycle industries

Taoglas, a provider of IoT and automotive antenna and RF solutions, has completed its acquisition of ThinkWireless, Inc., an antenna provider that specialises in the design, development and production of combination antenna systems for the commercial vehicle market.

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Security Alarm selects Sierra Wireless IoT services for Arhub smart home security solution

Security Alarms & Co, a Swiss developer of intelligent home security solutions, has selected Sierra Wireless IoT Services to enable highly resilient cellular connectivity for its Arhub home security smart hub. Sierra Wireless, provides integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Key to interoperability for smart homes and smart grid is standardisation and certification of devices, says HomeGrid Forum

‘The key to consumer connectivity needs and interoperability is standardisation and certification of devices’ – that was the message given by the marketing chair of HomeGrid Forum, Livia Rosu at this year’s Total Telecom Congress.

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In search of a managed IoT ecosystem that works

It’s no accident that the promise of the IoT has been slower than the headline-hungry tech media has reported over the years. Several factors – including security and privacy concerns, lack of interoperability, and poor network performance – have left consumers uncertain.

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