Internet of Things News Headlines Update on October 28, 2020

Tata Communications and Micron Technology are joining forces to create worldwide cellular-enabled connectivity that will simplify and accelerate the large-scale global deployment of IoT devices using cloud-based embedded subscriber identity module (eSIM) which enabled by Micron’s Authenta’s KMS key management service, the industry’s first silicon-based security-as-a-service (SecaaS) platform for edge devices. Read more at Tata Communications press release > Solution offers flexible global cellular-enabled connectivity, underpinned by trusted edge-to-cloud onboarding

Privafy is collaborating with Micron Technology to deliver seamlessly integrated SecaaS for OEM device manufacturers and service providers deploying connected IoT products. Read more at Privafy and Micron Collaborate to Deliver Complete End-to-End IoT Security-as-a-Service Solution

Privafy is collaborating with Micron Technology to deliver seamlessly integrated SecaaS
Privafy is collaborating with Micron Technology to deliver seamlessly integrated SecaaS

Digi SmartSense temperature monitoring products meet expected guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to protect COVID-19 vaccine from development to distribution across research labs, factories, warehouses, lorries and distribution outlets. Read more at Digi press releases > Nation’s Largest Retail Pharmacies to Leverage SmartSense by Digi for Government-Mandated Continuous Monitoring of Forthcoming COVID-19 Vaccine

AT&T and Cisco have extended collaboration to manage IoT devices for enterprises with millions of connected devices spanning manufacturing, utilities, transportation, public sector, retail and healthcare industries as well as public safety on FirstNet, built with AT&T Control Center powered by Cisco. Read more at AT&T Story > AT&T and Cisco Collaborate on IoT Management

The latest Nokia Threat Intelligence Report stated increased cyber-attacks on IoT devices due to poor security protections and cybercriminals’ use of automated tools to exploit these vulnerabilities. The findings are based on data aggregated from monitoring network traffic on more than 150 million devices globally where Nokia’s NetGuard endpoint security product is deployed.

U-Blox’s positioning technology is helping aerial athletes improve situational awareness for making safety decisions while in freefall. GNSS technology is being used in a smart altimeter for skydivers, paragliders, wingsuit pilots and other aerial athletes. The Dekunu Technologies One SmartAlti is a body-worn altimeter that provides a similar quality of information about a user’s altitude and position in the sky as pilots receive in their cockpits. u-blox press release > u‑blox positioning technology helps bring smarter altimeters to aerial athletes

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Orbcomm and Inmarsat extend IoT partnership to at least 2035, joint product innovation and distribution of IoT satellite services and telematics devices called OGx, which features two offerings to suit future customer demand. Read more at inmarsat press release > Orbcomm and Inmarsat to provide next-generation, global IoT service

Renesas is collaborating with Sequans Communications to create 5G and 4G cellular IoT modules based on Sequans’ Monarch LTE-M and NB-IoT platform to provide IoT companies with an integrated microcontroller (MCU) plus connectivity platform that streamlines and simplifies IoT design for many applications, including smart city, smart home and industrial IoT. Read more at Renesas press center > Renesas and Sequans to Collaborate on 5G/4G Cellular IoT

Renesas is collaborating with Sequans Communications to create 5G and 4G cellular IoT modules
Renesas is collaborating with Sequans Communications to create 5G and 4G cellular IoT modules

LG Innotek has developed the world’s smallest Bluetooth module for communications and IoT applications which consists of a 250µm thick PCB substrate, developed and manufactured by AT&S. Read more at AT&S blog > With the help of a super thin AT&S PCB substrate, LG Innotek developed the world’s smallest Bluetooth module.

LG Innotek has developed the world’s smallest Bluetooth module for communications and IoT applications
LG Innotek has developed the world’s smallest Bluetooth module for communications and IoT applications

The Indian government’s Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC) has adopted the OneM2M specifications as a national standard aims to highlight the importance of collaboration, testing and certification in the development of IoT devices and software. Read more at oneM2M news > Boost for Digital India with adoption of oneM2M global standard for Internet of Things development

Rackspace Technology targets IoT by offering new IoT professional services leveraging the connectivity, storage, and analytics capabilities of Amazon Web Services (AWS), designed to help the enterprise customers to more quickly develop new products and become more efficient. Read more at Rackspace newsroom > Rackspace Technology Accelerates Momentum with Customer Transformations on AWS

Cognizant announced to acquire Bright Wolf in order to expand its capabilities in such growth areas as the cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), analytics, software product engineering, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Once the deal is completed late this year, Bright Wolf will form the foundation of Cognizant’s latest IoT innovation lab in the Research Triangle area of Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, Bright Wolf’s home base.

Ericsson, GrandPad and Orange Belgium have partnered to make connectivity more accessible for the elderly users to stay socially connected with family, friends, and caregivers. GrandPad creates connected tablets and services for seniors with managed connectivity from the Orange Belgium IoT service, powered by the Ericsson IoT Accelerator platform. The service will be available across Europe, starting with the UK and Ireland. Read more at Ericsson Press Release > GrandPad’s users stay socially connected with Orange Belgium and Ericsson IoT Accelerator

Nokia has been selected by Philippines-based telecommunications and digital services company, Smart, a subsidiary of PLDT, to launch IoT services nationwide using Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (Wing) managed service and deliver a virtualised and future-proofed end-to-end offering to meet the critical requirements of Smart’s enterprise customers. Read more at Nokia Press Release > Nokia to provide enterprise IoT services to Smart in the Philippines

Subex and ElevenPaths partner to offer IoT threats detection service worldwide, leveraging machine learning and specific IoT and OT threat intelligence techniques to profile the behaviour of IoT devices and associated networks, to detect and respond to anomalies or cyber-attacks that may affect the different end-to-end elements in IoT. Read more at Subex Press Release > Telefónica’s ElevenPaths enhances its global IoT security capabilities with Subex

North American Tier 1 operators certify u-blox’s Sara-R5 LTE-M and NB-IoT cellular series for LTE-M. The Sara-R5 is aimed at LPWA IoT applications, such as industrial automation, sensors, connected health, metering, asset and vehicle tracking, and telematics. Read more at u-blox press release > u‑blox’s cellular modules with own LPWA chipset pass US certifications and enter production

Fractus Antennas is supporting WiFi 6E within ONE mXTENDTM antenna booster, which supported for all possible frequency coverage combinations of Wifi 5, Wifi 6 and Wifi 6E. ONE mXTENDTM antenna booster measures 7.0 by 3.0 by 1.0mm. Volume is 21m3 can be embedded in small form factor devices. Read more at Application Notes > THE MINIATURE ONE mXTENDTM FOR Wi-Fi 6E (PDF)

Maxim Integrated has produced a neural network accelerator chip Max 78000 that enables IoT artificial intelligence (AI) in battery-powered devices, which reduce energy consumption and latency by a factor of over 100 to enable complex embedded inference decisions at the IoT edge.

MAX78000 low-power neural network accelerated chip moves AI to the edge without performance compromises in battery-powered IoT devices.
MAX78000 low-power neural network accelerated chip moves AI to the edge without performance compromises in battery-powered IoT devices.

Omron has developed a time-of-flight (ToF) ranging sensor to provide positioning, autonomous-guidance and proximity sensing for a wide range of applications and robots. The B5L 3D sensor can be fitted to moving objects, such as autonomous mobile robots, to provide real-time contextual information such as guidance, collision avoidance and cliff detection.

Asus and Innodisk upgrade IoT infrastructure management for edge computing, bringing fail-safe remote management to IoT services. Asus is equipping PE200U and PE200S edge computers with InnoAge SSD allows users to roll out more reliable and secure edge devices and IoT infrastructure. #AI #AIoT #IoT #IIoT #InnoAGE #InnoAGEinAction #flashstorage #ssd

Innodisk and ASUS’ joint remote management solution is ideal for machine vision and surveillance applications in transportation, automation, and next-generation IoT infrastructure.
Innodisk and ASUS’ joint remote management solution is ideal for machine vision and surveillance applications in transportation, automation, and next-generation IoT infrastructure.

Renesas has introduced ISL9122A, buck-boost switching regulator with bypass mode that provides low quiescent current to power battery-operated smart IoT devices. ISL9122A operating with battery output from 1.8 to 5.5V, extends the battery life of smart IoT devices powered by coin-cell, lithium and multiple series alkaline batteries.

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