Internet of Things News Headline Updated on 06 Aug 2020 – Pod self service, Vodafone trees, Google invests in ADT, Cypress integrates AWS, Intel weather, and more

The headline on 06 Aug 2020

Pod introduces self-service IoT connectivity. Pod Group, a provider of IoT platforms, software and connectivity services, has launched the Luner self-service connectivity platform.

Pod introduces self-service IoT connectivity
Pod introduces self-service IoT connectivity

Vodafone NB-IoT explores role of trees in climate change. Vodafone is working with the UK’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and Forest Research, an organisation for forestry and tree-related research, to explore how IoT technology can monitor the part trees play in tackling climate change.

Vodafone NB-IoT explores role of trees in climate change
Vodafone NB-IoT explores role of trees in climate change

Google invests $450m in ADT to increase IoT security. Google is investing $450m to buy a 6.6% stake in Florida security company ADT and combining its Nest hardware with ADT’s security, installation and monitoring service for the secure smart home.

Google invests $450m in ADT to increase IoT security
Google invests $450m in ADT to increase IoT security

Cypress ships secure IoT MCU with AWS integration. Californian electronics company Cypress, recently taken over by Infineon Technologies, is shipping a secure IoT device management device with Amazon Web Services (AWS) integration.

Cypress ships secure IoT MCU with AWS integration
Cypress ships secure IoT MCU with AWS integration

Intel and Google help ClimaCell predict weather. Intel and Google Cloud are helping Massachusetts-based ClimaCell improve weather prediction accuracy using big data collection and analysis.

Via platform teaches students AI and ML. Taiwanese firm Via Technologies has launched the Pixetto vision sensor, an intuitive platform for teaching artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to students aged twelve and above.

Terbine offers subscriptions to IoT data feeds. Terbine has launched a global IoT data subscription service. More than 30,000 data feeds from all 50 states and over 100 countries are accessible via a single portal, searchable by human and AI users.

Cloud of Things and Monogoto embed cellular in IoT offering. Cloud of Things and Monogoto have bundled secure global SIM network services with ready-to-run IoT orchestration, automation, monitoring, management and maintenance with cyber security built in.

Avanci launches 5G IoT automotive licensing programme. Texas-based Avanci has introduced a 5G automotive licensing programme for the IoT.

Avanci launches 5G IoT automotive licensing programme
Avanci launches 5G IoT automotive licensing programme

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