Internet of Things News Headline Updated on 29 May 2020 – AWS powers Bundesliga, Accenture takes Byte, U-Blox-Sapcorda partner, Telit module, Wisekey Covid-19, and more

The headline on 29 May 2020

AWS powers match statistics for Bundesliga. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the German Bundesliga this week debuted the first two Bundesliga Match Facts powered by AWS during the Borussia Dortmund versus Bayern München game on broadcast television in over 200 countries. Source: DFL and Amazon Web Services to provide new real-time match analysis

Accenture takes Byte of big-data analytics. Professional services company Accenture has acquired Byte Prophecy, automated insights, and big-data analytics company based in Ahmedabad, India, to meet the growing demand for enterprise-scale AI and digital analytics across the region. Source: Accenture Acquires Byte Prophecy to Enhance AI and Digital Analytics Capabilities in Emerging Markets

U-Blox and Sapcorda partner on Spartn correction interface. Swiss firm U-Blox is working with German GNSS augmentation company Sapcorda Services to implement the newly established Spartn format correction interface. Source: ELE Times > u-blox and Sapcorda partner around SPARTN correction

Telit LTE-M and NB-IoT module targets the 450MHz band. IoT enabler Telit has announced the ME310G1-W2, said to be the world’s smallest LTE-M and NB-IoT module for use in the 450MHz band. Source: Telit ME310G1-W2 Enables 450 MHz LTE IoT Applications

Telit LTE-M and NB-IoT module targets 450MHz band
Telit LTE-M and NB-IoT module targets 450MHz band

Wisekey provides IoT early warning for Covid-19. Swiss firm Wisekey is partnering with global technology organizations to provide an IoT early warning system that can be used to facilitate early detection of viruses and future outbreaks. Source: GlobeNewswire > WISeKey “Foresight” IoT Early Warning System technologies can be used to facilitate the detection of future virus outbreaks

SmartSens video sensor powers IoT devices. Chinese firm SmartSens Technology has launched a low-power video sensor designed to power IoT devices. Source: Sensors Daily > Video Sensor Integrates AEC

SmartSens video sensor powers IoT devices
SmartSens video sensor powers IoT devices

IoT security reaches a critical era, believes Sectigo. Protecting the IoT has never been more critical, according to New Jersey-based cyber-security technology firm Sectigo. Source: Sectigo “Evolution of IoT Attacks” Report

Cellular IoT module shipments up 22%, says Berg. Shipments of cellular IoT modules increased 22 percent in 2019 to reach a new record level of 265 million units, according to Berg Insight. Source: telecompaper > Global cellular IoT module shipments up 22% in 2019 – research

Cellular IoT module shipments up 22%, says Berg
Cellular IoT module shipments up 22%, says Berg

The headline on 21 May 2020

Microsoft rewards hackers that can break the Azure Sphere. Microsoft is offering financial rewards for those that can hack into Azure Sphere, which offers end-to-end IoT security across hardware, OS, and the cloud. Source: CISOMAG > Microsoft Offers $100,000 Bounty to Hack Its Azure Sphere Linux IoT OS

MediaTek makes NB-IoT breakthrough with Softbank in Japan. Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek’s NB-IoT chip has been validated for LwM2M over NIDD on Softbank’s cellular network across Japan. This is said to be the first global commercial readiness of LwM2M over NIDD. Source: MediaTek Announces Interoperability Tests with SoftBank to Drive NB-IoT Development in Japan

Telit module gets green light for first responders. Telit’s LM960A18 PCI Express Mini Card has become the first Gigabit LTE module to go through the UK’s ESN emergency services network review for use by the ecosystem. Source: Telit LM960A18 mPCIe LTE Module Joins the United Kingdom’s Emergency Services Network (ESN) Lineup

U-Blox modules in the Australian mesh water meter trial. A trial of mesh-networked water meters in Australia is using Bluetooth Low Energy and NB-IoT modules from Swiss company U-Blox. Source: u-blox solutions enable wireless mesh networking technology to cut water metering costs and much more…!

U-Blox modules in the Australian mesh water meter trial
U-Blox modules in the Australian mesh water meter trial

Blackberry tailors cybersecurity to protect data. Blackberry is offering enterprises a range of tailored cybersecurity and endpoint management options to help protect data, lower risk, and reduce cost and complexity. Source: BlackBerry Spark Suites: Bringing Order to the Chaos

Blackberry tailors cybersecurity to protect data
Blackberry tailors cybersecurity to protect data

Arrow, Panasonic, and STM produce IoT module. Arrow Electronics, Panasonic Industry, and ST Microelectronics have introduced a low-power wireless multi-sensor edge-intelligence module for the smart factory, smart home, and smart life applications. Source: Arrow Electronics, Panasonic Industry, and STMicroelectronics Join Forces to Deliver IoT Modules for Smart Applications

Arrow, Panasonic, and STM produce IoT module
Arrow, Panasonic, and STM produce IoT module

Microchip neural network IP helps embed vision. Arizona-based Microchip has revealed a software development kit and neural network IP for creating low-power FPGA smart embedded vision products. Source: Microchip Reveals Software Development Kit and Neural Network IP for Easily Creating Low-Power FPGA Smart Embedded Vision Solutions

Microchip neural network IP helps embed vision
Microchip neural network IP helps embed vision

5G innovation lab takes in the first cohorts. The 5G Open Innovation Lab, a global ecosystem of developers, start-ups, enterprises, academia, and government institutions, has opened its lab and launched its inaugural program for start-ups and their founders. Source: GeekWire > T-Mobile, Intel, NASA unveil 5G Open Innovation Lab in Seattle to help startups tap potential of 5G

Wind River shows how China and US IoT firms react to Covid-19. Three-quarters of C-suite, IoT, and DevOps leaders are modifying corporate strategies due to Covid-19, according to research by software firm Wind River, which also found that a third of executives in the USA and China were seeing Covid-19’s impact as an impetus to transform their businesses digitally. Source: Wind River COVID-19 Report: Pandemic Becoming a Trigger for Certain Enterprises to Accelerate Transformation

Reports differ wildly on IoT market growth. Two separate reports released last week are predicting wildly different estimates for the growth of the IoT market. Reporterlink sees the global market hitting US$1256.1bn by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 10.53%, whereas Fortune Business Insights has it hitting $1102.6bn by 2026 at a CAGR of 24.7%. Source: The global IoT market is expected to reach a value of USD 1256.1 billion by 2025 from USD 690 billion in 2019 at a CAGR of 10.53%, during the period 2020-2025

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