Internet of Things News Headline Updated on 16 Apr 2020

The headline on 16 Apr 2020

Apple and Google develop Covid-19 contact tracing. Apple and Google are working together on Covid-19 contact-tracing technology. Source: Apple Newsroom > Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology

Cisco acquires mission-critical wireless firm Fluidmesh. Cisco is to acquire privately-held Fluidmesh Networks, a New York-based specialist in wireless backhaul systems. Source: Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Fluidmesh Networks

Cisco acquires mission-critical wireless firm Fluidmesh
Cisco acquires mission-critical wireless firm Fluidmesh

Four keys to IoT expansion. Jeremy Prince, president of Sigfox in the USA, discusses how the IoT is transforming the enterprise. Source: IoT Business News > What’s Ahead for the IoT in 2020

Digi offers enterprise security while working from home. Digi is offering networking that enables enterprise-level security in work-from-home environments. The Minnesota firm’s routers, cellular extenders and console servers provide connectivity that is securely tunnelled for at-home workers and out-of-band management capabilities for stretched, corporate data centres. Source: Digi International Offers Networking Solutions to Enable Enterprise-level Security in Work-from-Home Environments

Intel Ignite picks ten start-ups for second cohort. The Intel Ignite start-up programme in Israel has announced the ten start-ups selected for its second cohort, which is scheduled to begin this weekend. Source: Intel Ignite Selects Next 10 Game-Changing Companies for Startup Growth Program, Moves Program Online

SenRa releases IoT analytics platform. Indian LoRaWan operator SenRa has released an analytics platform to help its users quickly and securely manage IoT data and devices at scale. Source: Analytics India Magazine > SENRA’S NEW ANALYTICS PLATFORM GINJER 2.0 HELPING USERS TO MANAGE IOT DEVICES

SenRa releases IoT analytics platform
SenRa releases IoT analytics platform

Ingram Micro establishes IoT centre of excellence. California-based technology distributor Ingram Micro has established a global IoT centre of excellence to aid channel partners and manufacturers in accelerating IoT market adoption. Source: Channel Futures > Ingram Micro Develops a Center of Excellence for IoT

UMass Lowell professor lands $4.5m for IoT research. University of Massachusetts Lowell professor Xinwen Fu has been awarded more than $4.5m by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the US Department of Energy (DoE) for his research into the IoT. Source: Computer Science Professor Awarded $4.5M for Cybersecurity Research

Laird gateway bridges Bluetooth to cloud. Laird Connectivity has announced the Sentrius MG100 Micro-Gateway to simplify the bridging of Bluetooth sensor data to the cloud. Source: Laird Connectivity Enables New IoT Use Cases with Low-Power Cellular + Bluetooth 5 Micro-Gateway

Laird gateway bridges Bluetooth to cloud
Laird gateway bridges Bluetooth to cloud

Satellite IoT firm Myriota raises $28m series B funding. Australian satellite IoT connectivity company Myriota has raised AU$28m series B funding led by Hostplus and Main Sequence Ventures. Source: Myriota raises $28M AUD In Series B Funding to Grow its Satellite Network to Support Billions of Devices