Internet of Things News Headline Updated on 30 July 2020 – AWS ML contact centres, Orange-Google edge, Verizon-Microsoft speed, Wisekey birth certificate, and more

The headline on 30 July 2020

IoT tech buyers bullish on near-term capex spending. A poll of more than 100 enterprise users and product makers that buy IoT technology shows that those individuals are not allowing the global pandemic to interfere with their investment plans in the second half of 2020 and beyond.

AWS machine learning improves contact centres. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added machine-learning capabilities to its contact centre service making it easier for businesses to identify customer issues and trends, search call transcripts, and improve agent performance.

Orange and Google partner on intelligent edge. Orange and Google Cloud have partnered to accelerate the transformation of Orange’s IT infrastructure and the development of future cloud services, in particular edge computing.

Verizon and Microsoft speed IoT deployment. Verizon has teamed up with Microsoft to enable the simple and quick creation and deployment of complete end-to-end IoT products and services.

Wisekey issues birth certificates for IoT devices. Swiss cyber-security company Wisekey is providing a unique identity for IoT devices in the form of an IoT birth certificate and is protecting this identity using its secure VaultIC semiconductor.

Maxim microcontroller takes third off IoT costs. A low-power dual-core microcontroller from California-based Maxim Integrated uses Bluetooth LE 5.2 and is claimed to help cut costs by up to a third for IoT applications.

OneM2M offers glimpse into version four of standard. Enabling medical equipment to record accurately the time of diagnostic readings, making it easier to locate connected devices and speeding up the time to develop apps are some of the features to be unveiled as part of the fourth set of OneM2M specifications.

Top ten mobile operators hold 85% of cellular IoT market. The top ten mobile operators have an 85 per cent market share in cellular IoT, according to a report from market watcher Berg Insight. China Mobile is the largest provider.

The headline on 23 July 2020

BehrTech adds AWS support to LPWAN software. Canadian firm BehrTech has introduced the latest version of Mythings Central LPWAN software and added Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Cumulocity support for massive sensor data aggregation.

BehrTech adds AWS support to LPWAN software
BehrTech adds AWS support to LPWAN software

Taoglas partners Arrow to increase customer base. Irish smart antenna maker Taoglas has signed a global distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics focused on AI and IoT products and services.

Taoglas partners Arrow to increase customer base
Taoglas partners Arrow to increase customer base

Vodafone designs and makes consumer IoT tracker. Vodafone has expanded its consumer IoT range with a tracker designed and manufactured by the company itself. The multi-purpose tracker – called Curve – can locate valuables such as keys, laptops, bags and cars.

Vodafone designs and makes consumer IoT tracker
Vodafone designs and makes consumer IoT tracker

Deutsche Telekom completes LTE-M rollout across Germany. Deutsche Telekom has completed the rollout of its 5G-ready LTE-M network across Germany and is bringing its first commercial services to market.

Deutsche Telekom completes LTE-M rollout across Germany
Deutsche Telekom completes LTE-M rollout across Germany

IBM and Verizon collaborate on 5G and IoT. Verizon and IBM are combining the high speed and low latency of Verizon’s 5G and multi-access edge compute capabilities, IoT devices and sensors at the edge, and IBM’s expertise in AI, hybrid multi-cloud, edge computing, asset management and connected operations.

Kerlink targets IoT applications at Japan. French firm Kerlink and its Japanese distributor GISupply have announced a package of IoT applications to serve construction-worker health and safety, smart agriculture, and smart-aquaculture.

Kerlink targets IoT applications at Japan
Kerlink targets IoT applications at Japan

Wyld mesh network enables social distance monitoring. UK firm Wyld Networks has introduced mobile mesh technology to create applications in consumer and enterprise networks and monitor social distancing.

HSBC picks AWS for digital transformation. Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a long-term cloud provider to drive its digital transformation and deliver new and personalised banking services.

Delta digital exhibition launches 5G and IoT products. Taiwanese company Delta has opened an interactive digital exhibition to launch products for 5G and IoT edge computing, e-mobility and smart manufacturing.

Delta digital exhibition launches 5G and IoT products
Delta digital exhibition launches 5G and IoT products

Published by Thomas Apel

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