IoT News Roundup
Cambium Networks unveils radio for collecting sensor data in remote deployments; Verizon buys lighting and IoT company Sensity; Telit rolls out new Bluetooth and location-tracking tech, adds Wirepas support; STMicro introduces LoRa kit for prototyping; goTransverse releases report on IoT monetization strategies.
- 'Proximity Button' Has a Beacon to Keep At-Risk Individuals From Straying
Startup Proximity Care is marketing a system that sounds an alert on a caregiver's phone if a dementia patient or child is wandering off.
- FogHorn's Lightning Software Moves Real-Time Processing to Edge
Following beta product development with flagship customer GE, FogHorn Systems has made its edge-analytics platform generally available.
- Sun Powers Mobile Apps at Cardiff Blues Rugby Matches
GCell solar-powered beacons greet users of the Cardiff Blues Match Day app, and may enable wayfinding, deliver store discounts and provide other location-based services in the future.
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Buddy platform opens doors to Parse users; LoJack announces new phone-based products; TomTom's new device marries navigation with apps; Broadband Networks bringing People Power to Switzerland and Liechtenstein; OTA says security vulnerabilities easy to avoid.
- IoT-focused LTE Products Begin to Emerge at CTIA Super Mobility 2016
Following standardization milestones this summer, a number of cellular industry stakeholders and suppliers have revealed their product roadmaps for Category NB1 and Category M1 cellular devices.
- At U.S. Wireless Industry Event: A Vision for 5G Network
The opening keynotes at the CTIA Super Mobility conference, in Las Vegas, focused both on looking back at how far the wireless industry has come, and also on looking ahead to what the fifth-generation wireless network will require.
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Sigma opens Z-Wave interoperability spec; Novatel's Ignite offers retailers out-of-box connectivity for kiosks, signage; Samsara upgrades fleet-management platform; Sen.se rolls out ThermoPeanut sensor; C3 IoT raises $70 million; Kontakt.io beefs up beacon offerings with location-tracking; maritime industry steering toward autonomous ships; Boehringer Ingelheim to offer IoT-enabled COPD inhaler.
- University Caters to Students, Seeks Efficiencies, Through Beacons
The school is deploying an app-based solution from Mando that delivers location-based content to students as they move around campus.
- GreatCall Partners With Lyft to Transport Carless Seniors
Users hail a vehicle via GreatCall's operator services, circumventing the need to download and use the Lyft app.
- Verdigris Unveils Einstein Energy-Management Platform
The startup attaches sensors to electrical panels, rather than to outlets or directly to equipment, in order to track energy consumption and equipment health.
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Lux Research sees hot future for IoT in cold chains; Teradata announces new analytics tools for vertical applications; Chronicled creates blockchain chip registry for IoT consumer products; Juniper points to strong growth for embedded SIM applications.
- Pixie's Unique Approach to Thing-Finding
The Israeli firm integrated technology from Decawave, a provider of UWB systems generally used for industrial applications, into its consumer-facing tracking tool.
- Connected Sump Pump Senses Trouble, Warns Homeowners
Liberty Pumps has integrated an IoT processor and Wi-Fi radio into its new residential sewage pump products to alert customers of potential flooding and provide the firm with performance and diagnostic data.
- SpiceJet Uses Beacons, NFC to Speed Airport Check-in
The Indian airline's new system, installed this summer at Hyderabad Airport, enables passengers to automatically receive a boarding pass as soon as they arrive at the airport, or to tap their phone against an RFID-tagged sign to access that pass.