Internet of Things News Headline Updated on 30 Jan 2020

The headline on 30 Jan 2020

Cisco increases security for IoT. At this week’s Cisco Live in Barcelona, the tech giant launched a comprehensive security architecture for the IoT that converges IT with OT to provide anomaly detection. Source: Internet of Things – Cisco Live EMEA 2020 – Cisco

Iridium extends IoT on AWS globally. Iridium CloudConnect has gone live, extending the IoT on Amazon Web Services (AWS) globally. Source: telecompaper > Iridium CloudConnect extends IoT on AWS globally

MultiTech partners Trilliant for IoT and smart cities. Smart communications firm Trilliant Networks is working with MultiTech to deliver easy-to-deploy, end-to-end products, and services optimized to drive business outcomes in the industrial IoT, smart energy and smart city markets. Source: Trilliant and MultiTech to Deliver Transformative Solutions for Industrial Internet of Things and Smart Cities

Sigfox reaches 90% of population coverage in the UK. WND, the UK’s Sigfox network operator, has achieved over 90% population coverage in 18 months since it deployed the UK’s first wireless public network for secure sensor data. Source: WND Group > Sigfox operator WND UK exceeds 90% coverage for secure sensor data network

Intel and Atos start second phase of AI and ML supercomputer. Intel, Atos and the North-German Supercomputing Alliance (HLRN) have started the second phase of building the HLRN-IV supercomputer system at the Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) to run compute-intensive projects involving mathematical simulations, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). Source: HPC wire > Lise Supercomputer, Part of HLRN-IV, Begins Operations

Vodafone launches the NB-IoT network in Ukraine. Vodafone has launched a commercial NB-IoT network in Ukraine. Source: telecompaper > Vodafone Ukraine launches services over NB-IoT network

MachNation software verifies IoT platforms. IoT testing and benchmarking firm MachNation has launched MIT-E Performance (MIT-E Pf) software built exclusively for performance and scalability testing of IoT platforms. It can verify platform performance for up to ten million IoT devices and one million IoT messages per second. Source: MachNation Launches MIT-E Pf, Performance Testing Software for IoT solutions

MachNation software verifies IoT platforms
MachNation software verifies IoT platforms

Tuya toolkit accelerates IoT prototype development. California-based Tuya Smart’s sandwich board development kit is available for IoT and connected device developers. The platform includes a collection of 19 integrated development modules, which can be layer stacked like a sandwich to create a complete IoT prototype in less than an hour. Source: Tuya Smart Unveils Developer Toolkit to Accelerate IoT Prototype Creation

The headline on 23 Jan 2020

AWS scores with machine learning in Bundesliga. Germany’s Bundesliga football league has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deploy artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, compute, database and storage services to deliver real-time statistics to predict future plays and game outcomes. Source: Bundesliga > Amazon Web Services becomes Bundesliga’s new technology provider: new opportunities for fans

AWS scores with machine learning in Bundesliga
AWS scores with machine learning in Bundesliga

Wind River acquires Star Labs. Wind River has acquired Washington DC-based Star Lab, a specialist in cybersecurity for IoT and embedded systems. The acquisition broadens the California company’s software portfolio with a system protection and anti-tamper toolset for Linux, an open source-based hypervisor, and a secure boot option. Source: ZDNet > Wind River acquires Star Lab to improve its Linux security

Aeris mobility suite accelerates connected car development. IoT technology provider Aeris has launched a mobility suite to help automotive OEMs accelerate the development and deployment of connected vehicle programs. German carmaker Volkswagen has already begun to roll-out the suite across its development organization. Source: Aeris > Aeris Mobility Platform: End-to-End IoT Platform

IoT pavilion at CES to see explosive growth in 2021. The IoT Infrastructure Pavilion at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, organized by the IoT M2M Council (IMC) trade group, will increase by well over 65% for the 2021 event. Source: IoT M2M Council > IoT pavilion at CES to see explosive growth in 2021

Secure Channels chooses Thales for IoT protection. California-based Secure Channels has picked encryption key management and software licensing platforms from French multinational Thales to protect its quantum-resilient encryption keys for its IoT-enabled devices. Source: Thales eSecurity News Release > Data security innovator, Secure Channels, chooses Thales to provide key management and software licensing platform for IoT security solution

U-Blox brings cm-level accuracy to GNSS. Swiss firm U-Blox has announced an affordable approach to bringing centimeter-level accuracy to GNSS receivers. Source: u-blox press release > u-blox brings centimeter-level precision GNSS technology to the mass market

U-Blox brings cm-level accuracy to GNSS.
U-Blox brings cm-level accuracy to GNSS.

Telefónica certifies Quectel module for subscription swap use. Telefónica has certified Chinese firm Quectel Wireless’ BC95-G NB-IoT module that provides subscription swap capabilities. Source: Quectel InfoCenter > Telefónica Certifies Quectel’s NB-IoT Module with Subscription Swap Capabilities

Telefónica certifies Quectel module for subscription swap use.
Telefónica certifies Quectel module for subscription swap use.

Kerlink expands into South Africa. French IoT firm Kerlink is expanding into South Africa with the appointment of IoTdc, a distributor of connected hardware and device-related applications for the IoT. Source: Kerlink begins expansion into South Africa via a distribution agreement with the Internet of Things solutions distributor, IoTdc

Mercedes-Benz unveils smart home on wheels. Being described as a smart home on wheels, a connected compact Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo camper van made its show debut this month at the Caravan, Motor & Tourism exhibition in Stuttgart. Source: CNBC make it > This Mercedes-Benz camper van is a ‘smart home’ on wheels—take a look inside

Mercedes-Benz unveils smart home on wheels.
Mercedes-Benz unveils smart home on wheels.

Panasonic Bluetooth module suits long-range IoT use. Panasonic has introduced a long-range Bluetooth 5.0 module for industrial IoT and smart home applications. The Japanese company’s Pan 1780 Bluetooth LE module is based on the Nordic nRF52840 SoC single-chip controller. Source: NORDIC Semiconductor > Bluetooth 5/Bluetooth LE module allows Panasonic Industry customers to develop applications for use in high RF interference environments

Panasonic Bluetooth module suits long-range IoT use.
Panasonic Bluetooth module suits long-range IoT use.