- Kerlink, Semtech Test Geolocation Solution in Dense Urban Setting
An experiment in Mexico will demonstrate accuracy and quality of communication for Kerlink's commercial-grade offering.
- Aricent Launches NB-IoT Capability Within Software Framework
The global design and engineering company has announced that it has pre-integrated NB-IoT functionality into its LTE software framework.
- BLE Beacons Tested in Japanese Hospitals to Track Patient, Staff Interaction
The solution, provided by SATO Healthcare, is undergoing a proof-of-concept at Nagoya University Hospital to track not only the movements of staff members around its facility, but also the vital signs and locations of patients, in order to understand nurse responses to changes in a patient's status.
- IoT News Roundup
Ericsson launches IoT Accelerator Marketplace to foster collaboration ••• Lantronix to preview embedded Ethernet IoT gateway ••• Asavie, Control bring secure IoT intelligence to Motorsport ••• Kerlink, DataLong16 to demo asset-tracking system in Barcelona ••• PoLTE, Sequans collaborate on location-positioning solution for Internet of Things ••• STMicroelectronics, Sigfox partner to connect billions of devices ••• Avast announces smart IoT security platform ••• Riot Micro, Amarisoft demonstrate NB-IoT/LTE-M module reference design.
- Garmin Releasing Its Second NFC-enabled Garmin Pay Product
The technology in the company's vivoactive 3 and Forerunner 645 Music watches consists of NXP Semiconductors' Secure Element and Loader Service for secure NFC-enabled transactions and integration to bank service companies.
- New Study Shows Strategy for Adopting Internet of Things
Gartner and T-Systems have concluded that companies must invest in IoT platforms based on a multi-vendor ecosystem and a variety of solutions.
- Sales Are Up and Overstocking Is Down, Study Reports, Due to RFID Use in Stores
A University of Leicester study involving 10 participating retailers, sponsored by GS1 UK and the ECR Community Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group, found that all companies realized a return on investment, with sales boosted by between 1.5 and 5.5 percent.
- IoT Technology Measures Water and Air Quality at Tallink Spa & Conference Hotel
Sigfox operator Connected Baltics has helped the company to measure the quality of water and ambience on its premises.
- Atonomi Offers Security Protocol for Blockchain Data Sharing
RFID and IoT data could be shared across a network with the Atonomi solution like a marketplace, to ensure secure and immutable data with blockchain.
- GE, Noble Corp. Link Up Digital Rig, Moving Toward Digitizing Marine Operations and Analytics
Using industrial IoT technologies, data is collected via sensors and control systems, and is harmonized and centralized on a vessel before being transmitted in near-real time to GE's Industrial Performance & Reliability Center for predictive analytics; the rig can then use these analytics to detect off-standard behavior, providing an early warning to operators to mitigate a problem before it arises.
- IoT News Roundup, Part Two
CalAmp, CargoSense team up to offer telematics to secure global airline's high-value cargo ••• SATO intros IoT-equipped mobile printer ••• EVIO joins Altizon's global partner network to bring IIoT to industrial automation market ••• Medigate launches dedicated medical device security platform to counter cyber risk ••• InfluxData raises $35 million to accelerate growth and meet demand for time series database metrics, events platform ••• Stanley Healthcare offers cloud-based IoT platform for monitoring environment of care ••• IoT company Acuity Brands acquires Lucid Design Group.
- IoT News Roundup, Part One
Gentrack Group launches predictive collaboration platform for airport operations ••• Ericsson unveils IoT accelerator marketplace for IoT ecosystem ••• Haltian provides Lindström with multi-million-euro IoT solution ••• People Power IoT technology enables energy providers to offer smart-home initiatives ••• Kerlink to launch low-power IoT reference design ••• Vodafone, Mango partner on digital fitting rooms ••• Interagency report summarizes international efforts to standardize IoT cybersecurity.
- Digi International Helps Zamboni Co. Bring IoT to Ice Rinks
The company has provided connected hardware and customized application for an intelligent ice-resurfacing solution that minimizes downtime and optimizes performance.
- T-Systems, Spearhead Partner to Add IoT to Car Insurance
Launched in Europe, the Digital Drive solution helps with claims management and enables insurers to offer new services to vehicle owners.