Internet of Things News Headline Updated on 04 June 2020 – AWS-Intel-Microsoft Covid-19, Ligado invests, Mitsubishi integration, Tuya open AIoT, and more

The headline on 04 June 2020

AWS, Intel, and Microsoft help India fight Covid-19. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has teamed up with Intel, Microsoft, and others to help India’s National Association of Software & Service Companies (Nasscom) use technology in the fight against Covid-19. Source: The Statesman > Nasscom develops Coronavirus tracking platform for Karnataka

Ligado invests $100m in 5G IoT networks. Satellite communications company Ligado Networks is investing more than $100m to build 5G IoT networks that serve mission-critical industries such as public safety and emergency response, commercial transportation, energy, and manufacturing. Source: LightReading > Ligado scores $100M in new investments for 5G

Mitsubishi integrates IoT to accelerate development. Japanese technology giant Mitsubishi Electric has announced its ClariSense integrated IoT technology, which it will use for accelerated development of IoT systems within the group companies. Source: Mitsubishi Electric Develops IoT Suite under ClariSense Brand

Mitsubishi integrates IoT to accelerate development
Mitsubishi integrates IoT to accelerate the development

Tuya open AIoT platform eases cloud development. At last week’s online AI+IoT Business Conference, Tuya Smart announced its open AI+IoT (AIoT) cloud development platform that IoT developers can use for the cloud manufacturing, community SaaS and global B2B smart business industries. Source: Tuya Smart Launches Cloud Development Platform as Part of Its 2020 Strategy

Tuya open AIoT platform eases cloud development
Tuya open AIoT platform eases cloud development

HMS connects remote assets through NB-IoT and Cat-M1. Swedish communications firm HMS Networks has announced the Anybus Wireless Bolt IoT, which enables cellular-based internet connectivity for assets in the field using the LTE-based NB-IoT and Cat-M1 networks. Source: Design World > Cellular internet connectivity for remote assets with the robust Anybus Wireless Bolt IoT

HMS connects remote assets through NB-IoT and Cat-M1
HMS connects remote assets through NB-IoT and Cat-M1

Polte uses IoT to enable social distancing. Texas-based cloud location company Polte is using IoT technology to enable social distancing and contact tracing to help organizations return to work safely amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Source: Polte Proximity

Polte uses IoT to enable social distancing
Polte uses IoT to enable social distancing

Laird tool aids RF antenna selection. Ohio-based wireless technology firm Laird Connectivity has announced a parametric selector tool for RF antenna products so users can quickly and accurately find the right antenna for their project. Source: Laird Connectivity Launches Antenna Selector Tool for RF Products

Laird tool aids RF antenna selection
Laird tool aids RF antenna selection

IoT hit hard by Covid-19 but will be key for recovery. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an 18% drop in net new IoT services this year, according to ABI Research. Fleet management, heavy transport vehicles and equipment, fixed assets, and digital signage are the hardest hit IoT applications so far. Source: ComputerWeekly.com > Covid-19 calculated to cause 18% drop in net new IoT devices in 2020