IoTA News

Updated on 17th August 2018

AAIS and IBM to transform insurance regulatory reporting with blockchain
The Paypers
AAIS (American Association of Insurance Services), has introduced the openIDL (open Insurance Data Link), built on IBM Blockchain, to help automate insurance regulatory reporting.

Afero IoT Platform 2.0 Delivers Advanced Features, 80% Reduction in Time-to-Market, and Best-in ...
Digital Journal
Afero, the next-generation IoT platform company, today announced a major update to the Afero Platform™ software, which provides a fully integrated ...

Smart Labels: The Next Big Thing in IoT and Packaging
Packaging Strategies (press release)
IoT is not restricted to silicon-based sensors; it includes those sensors also that ... have attached a radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag to shipping crates ... This is the era of IoT and smart labels, companies must get used to the ...

Opportunity knocks for chipset providers as China rethinks its cellular IoT strategy
IoT Tech News
When the new generation of Cat-M1 (LTE-M) and NB-IoT networks began rolling out, there was considerable speculation as to which markets would ...

Asset Tracking
Say goodbye to bulky traditional tracking devices and unstable connectivity. Track all your assets securely and reliably with IoT devices that are small ...

How IoT can change retail
Geospatial World (press release) (blog)
First, with the advent and inclusion of IoT technology in the retail industry, the ... The technology has been used to develop wearable technology that ... For example, Macy's uses RFID tags that can be read using handheld RFID...

Infineon forms China IoT jv
Electronics Weekly
“Whether it is the electronic component solution platform, or the overall IoT ecosystem that we are committed to building, breakthroughs depend on the ...

How the IoT Brings Billions of Devices Closer to the Edge
PCMag UK (blog)
Utility companies collect data from electric meters, smart roadways monitor weather conditions, and intelligent kitchen and bath fixtures create ...

Samsung SmartThings Wifi pairs mesh router with IoT hub
Samsung has a new SmartThings Mesh WiFi router, promising not only whole-home wireless coverage but control over your smart home too. The new ...

The future of IoT? State-sponsored attacks, say security professionals
When you consider the future of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, artificial intelligence (AI), conversational technologies, enhancements to both voice ...

Ricoh Chip Aims to Extend Battery Life of Wearables and IoT Devices
One of the ongoing challenges in wearable technology is battery life that's too short. The key to keeping the battery going may depend as much on ...

Vodafone brings dedicated IoT SIMs to consumer telecoms market
These V-Sim cards will be shipped as standard with IoT-enabled consumer ... In Q4 2017, Vodafone Group had the largest market share of M2M ...

An interview with… Adrian Sutton, Managing Director, Vortex IoT
Global Railway Review
As part of Global Railway Review's Going Digital in Rail Week, Adrian Sutton, Managing Director of Vortex IoT, provides details of the company's ...

How to Secure an IoT System in a Mere Few Minutes
In fact, by 2020, IoT devices are expected to grow to 31 billion in use ... While companies should have a clear and concise BYOD (bring your own ...

IoT and tokenized payments – why they are so important to the growth of the industry
Payments Cards & Mobile
Refrigerators, cars, watches, rings — what do all of these items have in common? They are all IoT products that are capable of connecting to the internet and completing transactions…

The FBI warns about compromised IoT devices
Help Net Security
The FBI is instructing users on how to recognize when their IoT devices have been compromised and advising them on how to keep them secure.

PoultryMon, an IoT-based device from MILT is helping poultry farms improve efficiency
India is the third-largest egg producer, and fifth-largest chicken producer in the world. Since the 1950s, poultry farming in India has changed ...

Why Industrial IOT Is Usually A Failure -- And How To Fix It
If you live and breathe the manufacturing industry, you have spent the last couple of years bombarded by use cases and sales pitches for Industrial ...

Health-Care, Pharmaceutical Providers Testing RFID to Track Hemophilia Medication
RFID Journal
Each medication provided to a patient comes with a UHF RFID tag attached to its container, with a unique ID number encoded to that tag. Passive UHF ...

IoT boom will change how data is analysed
As more devices come online, each generating data, the way information is analysed and used to facilitate machine learning will have to change.

Infineon and Alibaba Cloud team up on IoT
The Internet of Business
German semiconductor company Infineon Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing ...

Arm reckons its 'any device, any data, any cloud' IoT tech has legs
The Register
Arm – the designer of processors used in billions of gadgets, smartphones, and other devices – has launched a new Internet-ofThings platform that it ...

Why IoT for seniors is a lot tougher than it looks
Network World
We've all heard the promises about how the Internet of Things (IoT) is perfectly positioned to provide healthcare, entertainment and a wide variety of ...
(Not as patronising as the title suggests: Wrinkl-Ed.)

2018 IoT Trends and Their Effects on GDPR
With the internet now controlling or being linked to nearly everything we do, it's time we take a look at the latest trends and their effects on GDPR and ...

The Future Autonomous Vehicle Market: Adapting To The Speed Of IoT
Manufacturing Business Technology
The Internet of Thing (IoT) industry is booming, and everywhere you look, new innovations are taking place across a variety of industries, most notably ...

Arm to Spend $600 Million to Widen IoT Ecosystem Offer
EE Times
Processor IP vendor Arm is reported to be finalizing an agreement to acquire Mountain View, Calif.-based data analytics firm Treasure Data for $600 ..

The first step to starting an enterprise IoT project
Network World
At long last, the Internet of Things (IoT) is moving beyond the hype and initial deployment cycle and entering a phase where we are now seeing many ...

10 Big Security Concerns About IoT For Business (And How To Protect Yourself)
In recent years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has vastly changed the way we view, use and interact with smart devices, especially in the business world.

Gemalto and Entrust Datacard Extend Partnership to Accelerate IoT Security Adoption
Business Wire (press release)
Gemalto, the leader in digital security, and Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted ...

Google Forays Into Edge Computing Through Cloud IoT Edge And TPU
Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), an application specific integrated circuit, designed by Google for accelerating machine learning workloads, is going to ...
(…To foray or not to foray: that’s the question: Ed.)

ARM buys analytics firm Treasure Data for $600m in IoT push
SOFTBANK-OWNED ARM Holdings is buying US-based data analytics start-up Treasure Data as part of its push into the Internet of Things (IoT).

Google's tiny chip represents a big bet on IoT
Network World
Google is taking two steps – one in hardware and one in software – to bring its analytics and machine learning capabilities to edge networks and even ...

SoftBank makes smart city IoT partnership with Dublin official
Members of the SoftBank team today (26 July) attended an announcement at Dublin City Hall, detailing the company's arrival to Dublin City Council's ...

How smart technology is helping to solve a $990 billion problem
Winnow – which has offices in the U.K., Singapore, China and the United Arab Emirates – has developed smart technology that allows professional ...

If you're serious about securing IoT gadgets, may as well start here
The Register
Instead, it sets out a possible way to get IoT gadgets connected securely to the local network and internet, without trying to turn every home user into a ...