Smart Diapers and Sleep Tight take top two places at sensors show hackathon

Parents of infants and toddlers may soon feel a little less anxious about their kids’ well-being after two Anaren Atmosphere-inspired engineering teams designed wearable wireless monitoring systems to measure a child’s temperature, diaper (nappy) condition, and sleep pattern.

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Monetising IoT conference to tackle security and big data challenges and support IoT for enterprise

The Monetising Internet of Things event series has announced its Copenhagen conference program and initial speaker line-up.

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The benefits of an Open IoT ecosystem

Three leading Internet of Things (IoT) companies have demonstrated the first end-to-end IoT ecosystem designed with re-usable infrastructure and open industry standards for industrial and commercial applications at scale.

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Semtech joins IoT M2M Council to boost business cases with LoRaWAN technology

Semtech, a supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and provider of end-to-end solutions for low-power wide-area network (LP-WAN) connectivity known as LoRa, has joined the Board of Governors of the IoT M2M Council (IMC).

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Making smart homes the rule, not the exception

Jetsons-style smart homes were once a pipe dream for consumers, however they are now slowly becoming a reality across the world.

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u-blox Taiwan expands into new Taipei offices

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, has officially inaugurated a new office in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Smart home M2M market in the UK by 2019 analysed by Big Market Research

The report is an extensive analysis of current industry structure prevalent in United Kingdom. It details all existing business verticals along with the prospects of novice additions.

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IAR Systems boosts development for Wireless Gecko SoCs targeting IoT connectivity

IAR Systems® announced that the development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench® for ARM® now supports the Wireless Gecko SoCs from Silicon Labs.

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What do IoT and smart home device makers need to know to connect their devices to the web?

Worldwide, thousands of technology companies are viewing the Internet of Things and the Smart Home as the Holy Grail for their products and profits. Most industry analysts and leaders are predicting that hundreds of millions of homes will want these new technologies.

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Vodafone’s M2M deal with GM brings out the importance of multinational coverage

General Motors (GM) announced on 22 February 2016 that it is using Vodafone’s network for its GM OnStar connected car services in Europe.

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Wuhan Intest selects Gemalto’s LTE technology for connected cars in China

Gemalto, a global provider of digital security, will supply its Cinterion® wireless module to Wuhan Intest Electronic Technology Co Ltd (Intest) to enable 4G LTE connectivity on their Telematics-Box (T-Box).

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Huawei and KUKA sign partnership to develop smart manufacturing

Huawei signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with KUKA, a global provider of robot technology. The deal is to develop smart manufacturing solutions for industrial markets in Europe and China.

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IoT shows its credentials as an enabler of a smarter future

With diminishing fossil fuel reserves, a rising global population, strong economic growth in developing countries and major concerns about our environment, controlling electricity consumption has become a serious and extremely challenging issue.

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5by5 Wireless in negotiations for large area wireless in over 30 countries

Greg Waite, CEO of InventionShare™, reported that 5by5 Wireless™ is now working with agents, country partners, governments, ISPs and telcos in various partnership programmes to support high speed internet developments through large area wireless consumer applications and IoT and smart city applications in over 30 countries.

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Future of Wireless International Conference

Event date: 21-22 June 2016 IET London: Savoy place Future of Wireless International Conference

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Keeping smart homes safe and secure – Part 2

Active Assisted Living Elderly people represent an ever-growing proportion of the population. By 2025, there will be 820 million people aged 65 and older globally. The shift in demographics towards an ageing population will make it impossible to keep everyone who needs care in hospital. Fortunately, advanced bio‑monitoring systems and remote monitoring technologies make it

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