IOT News Roundup
AKUA selects Integron to provide global wireless connectivity for its IoT supply chain solutions ••• Inmarsat says IoT data could revolutionize global transport sector, restricted access may limit potential ••• WiSilica's health-care IoT, smart-lighting solutions support new Bluetooth mesh-networking standard ••• Actility selects Stripe as payments partner to power U.S. and global expansion for ThingPark Market ••• SURE Universal offers IoT smart-home solution for set-top box market ••• Hazelcast IMDG, Apache Cassandra partner on real-time smart meter IoT platform ••• Qorvo multi-channel IoT transceiver certified for Thread protocol ••• Acuity Brands offers street-lighting network solution using Silver Spring Networks platform to enable IoT infrastructure ••• OSIsoft, Shell signs enterprise agreement for worldwide operation.
- Identiv, S+P Samson GmbH Partner on Thin RFID Labels for Medical Devices
Working with hospitals and Identiv, S+P Samson has developed a thin, small ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID label that can be affixed to stainless steel and plastics, such as medical instruments.
- Laura Borgstede Launches IoT Thought Leadership Board With Help from Industry Influencers
Borgstede is collaborating with James Brehm of James Brehm & Associates, Carl Ford of Crossfire Media, Jim Morrish, formerly of Machina Research, and John Feland of Argus Insights.
- AT&T Launches First LTE-M Pilots in Mexico for Internet of Things
The company has completed pilots in Tijuana and Puebla, as well as the first LTE-M international data session between the United States and Mexico.
- Taoglas Launches UWB Antenna Range for Indoor Positioning
The antennas are designed to enable centimeter-level indoor positioning and angle-of-arrival applications, including asset tracking, follow-me drones, health-care monitoring, smart-home services and other applications.
- ABRFID Announces Winners of Its 2017 IoT RFID Awards
The first edition of the prize was handed out to companies in three vertical categories, as well as in the GS1 EPCglobal category. In addition, an award was given to an outstanding professional who has helped to develop Brazil's RFID ecosystem.
- CalAmp Launches Comprehensive Telematics Suite for Connected Asset Management
The software-as-a-service solution blends insights and intelligence from diverse data points for a comprehensive view of mobile assets, connected workforces and integrated supply chains.
- IoT News Roundup, Part Two
Oracle, Mitsubishi Electric collaborate to develop IoT platform for smart manufacturing ••• IOTA, Evernym launch collaboration aimed at making Internet of Things more secure ••• Ericsson, Qualcomm Technologies complete CAT-M1 Test for Internet of Things in Africa ••• 451 Research finds IoT impacting IT infrastructure from edge to cloud ••• Wibu-Systems joins Dell IoT Solutions Partner Program ••• Kerlink, YEAP! team up to roll out Argentina's first LoRaWAN IoT network ••• Silicon Labs collaborates with Microsoft on Internet of Things solutions.
- Australian Entertainment Company Expanding RFID-Enabled Kiosks
The Franchise Entertainment Group kiosks use HF RFID technology and a cellular connection with Canopy software from Banyan Hills Technology to manage approximately 1,300 kiosks at which movies are rented throughout Australia and New Zealand.
- Smart Sensor Market Revenue to Reach Nearly $82 Billion by 2024
According to Esticast Research and Consulting, the market will grow at a CAGR of 18.9 percent during the next seven years.
- IoT News Roundup, Part One
Industrial IoT solutions from FreeWave Technologies provide weather data for Mount Washington Observatory ••• Infiswift, Solar Power International partner on IoT-based solar PV performance management system ••• Kerlink, Stream Technologies combine IoT solutions for rapid ramp-up of LoRaWAN connectivity ••• Yepzon, Orange Business Services sign agreement for wearable locator devices ••• Laird launches small MIMO wideband iDAS antennas ••• Industrial Internet Consortium, Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association sign memorandum of understanding ••• Ericsson intros small cell solutions for Internet of Things ••• Inmarsat claims global skills shortage puts IoT development at risk.
- OSIsoft, Petasense Partner to Help Industrial Customers Launch IIoT-based Predictive-Maintenance System
The partnership will enable industrial customers to retrofit their machinery with wireless sensors and perform predictive maintenance using both asset and process control data.
- Podsystem Group Intros New Brand, Innovations in IoT Connectivity at Mobile World Congress Americas
Under the new brand, the company name has been shortened to Pod Group, and the divisions have been renamed PodM2M and Pod Solutions, in line with the group brand.
- Benton County Electric System Solves Connectivity Issues via the IoT
BCES solves metering infrastructure connectivity in remote areas using BGAN M2M solution from Inmarsat and Network Innovations.
- IOT News Roundup
Turkcell rolls out narrow-band IoT network across Turkey ••• Sigfox provides Internet of Things wireless network to City of Buffalo ••• OSRAM acquires software platform provider Digital Lumens Inc. ••• TraqIQ completes two acquisitions to form IoT and data-analytics public company ••• ChikPea to demonstrate IoT devices ••• Machfu raises $1.6 million to accelerate IIoT deployments in energy, smart water ••• Embraco unveils IoT-enabled refrigerator solution ••• SPYRUS announces security platform for Internet of Things ••• Logic Supply launches industrial PC for IIoT, image-processing applications.