- IoT News Roundup
Semtech LoRa technology selected for Australia's first IoT network ••• CALLUP to introduce remote SIM card management system for the IoT ••• Bridge Alliance, Gemalto offer eSIM solution for consumer IoT devices ••• Itron, Bsquare provide app community for grid edge devices ••• SALUS Controls chooses Ayla Networks to connect smart building products to the IoT ••• Microsoft intros new blockchain product-tracking project ••• Red Ledge launches open RFID- and IIoT-ready asset-management system ••• MITRE announces winner of Internet of Things challenge.
- IoT News Roundup
Juniper Research warns that IoT botnets present huge cybersecurity risk; NXT-ID chooses Nordic Semiconductor's wireless BLE and NFC module for smart cards, wearables; TrackNet secures series A investment to develop, deploy IoT solutions; Eir Business releases IoT store built on Asavie platform; Digi International intros embedded modem; Kony helps KMC Controls launch mobile app with IoT technology; Silicon Labs acquires Wi-Fi company Zentri; Frost & Sullivan announces Technology Innovation Award for Antenna Company.
- How Singapore Is Using the IoT to Build a Smart-Nation Platform
Chan Cheow Hoe, Singapore's chief information officer, says Internet of Things technologies are playing a role in most of the city-state's projects regarding transportation, health care and environmental sustainability.
- Ye Ol' Geezer Meat Shop Chills Out With the IoT
A lot is riding on this butcher's equipment, especially when the mercury breaks 100 degrees in the Utah desert, so the shop owners have turned to internet-networked sensors to keep tabs on its coolers and freezers remotely.
- Pitney Bowes' SmartLink Connects Metering Machines to the Cloud
By retrofitting its postage meters, the company hopes to make it easier for its small and midsize customers to use and update the machines via the IoT.
- Taylor Romero's DIY Path to an Internet-Connected Store
With his barbershop and men's boutique Spruce, Taylor Romero forged his own path to smart retail.
- Otto's Autonomous Semi-Truck Joins Growing Connected Truck Market
A great deal of ink is spilled on autonomous vehicle technology, but it's not the only innovation that fleet managers might one day use to boost driver safety and throughput.
- Auto Parts Maker Faurecia Plugs Brazilian Factory into the Industrial Internet
The company is beginning to roll out Kepware's new IoT Gateway, which Kepware says makes it easy for manufacturers to quickly and securely share operational data with cloud-based applications.
- Tracking Tractors: Fliegl's Beacon System Adds Visibility to Grain Movements
The German manufacturer of farm equipment has expanded its automated grain-weighing system to include beacon-based technology that ties the product to the vehicles that harvest and transport it.
- Consumer and Industrial IoT Merge at Bosch Assembly Plant
A control systems engineer has created a solution that uses the Pebble smart watch to alert assembly line workers regarding production faults, and says it has boosted productivity—and morale.
- RFID Professional Institute to Sponsor 10th Annual RFID Journal Awards—the Most Prestigious Awards Recognizing Industry Excellence
RFID Journal is now accepting submissions for next year's awards, which will be presented at LIVE! 2016, to be held in Orlando on May 3-5.
- IOT News Roundup
Device Solutions' LoRa system for end-to-end automation; ARM's embed IOT suite; Ericsson-Cisco partnership; Virtual Software Systems' cybersecurity solution; Ingenu's 30-city rollout; Juniper's smart-toy study; Proximus deploying LoRa in Belgium, Luxembourg.
- In Mexico, Fueling a Fix for Gas Refills
For gas companies in Mexico, the process of refilling a customer's liquefied petroleum gas tanks is a guessing game. A startup called Nube plans to use IoT technology to change that.
- TempuTech Smartens Up Grain Management With GE Platform
By bringing both of its grain bin management products into a single cloud-based interface, the company has created a simpler, more responsive interface for its customers.
- IoT News Roundup
AT&T, Samsung and AirWatch sponsor new Georgia Tech lab; JFK airport uses BLIP Systems tech to track wait times; Skypatrol, Vodafone partner on M2M; New Braunfels, Texas, transitions to smart meters.