IoTA News

Updated on 7th February 2019

Britain's Maritime 2050 offers smart technology in a not so smart policy
FreightWaves
British Transport Minister Chris Grayling says he hopes the United Kingdom will be a leading country in smart technology by 2050 as a result of the ...

Smart cities: how can the UK overcome barriers to adoption?
Open Access Government
Although there has been investment in smart technology in a number of cities in the past few years, the UK is still lagging behind world-leaders such ...

Deutsche Telekom Introduces Innovative nuSIM for IoT
Interesting Engineering
Deutsche Telekom Introduces Innovative nuSIM for IoT ... is going to be presenting its latest developments for the Internet of Things (IoT), nuSIM, one ... “Deutsche Telekom has built a solid track record in IoT technology ... Dutch company Babbler developed a high-value industrial asset tracking solution.

How the taxi industry is leading the IoT revolution in transport
Intelligent Transport
While the conversation continues around what the Internet of Things (IoT) can offer us in our homes and workplaces, we can't ignore the tremendous ...

New initiative means Suffolk is leading the charge when it comes to electric vehicle power
East Anglian Daily Times
It is the UK's first 'fully open' public fast charging network for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, meaning EV drivers simply pay by contactless ...

Cambridge launches urban data IoT project
ComputerWeekly.com
Cambridge launches urban data IoT project ... charge of its citywide data assets using a Microsoft Azure-backed internet of things (IoT) network. ... Bert Van Hoof, partner group programme manager for Azure IoT at Microsoft, added: ...

UK Launches £6m IoT Security Competition
Infosecurity Magazine
The UK government is claiming to have a £6m pot of cash set aside for the winners of a new IoT security competition. The Technology Strategy Board, ...

Government advances on new trials for self-driving vehicles
BDAILY
Aiming to support the UK automotive and technology industries, today (February 6) the government has revealed that a process is being developed to support the advanced trials of automated vehicles. Such advanced trials are not said to be supported unless they have passed ‘rigorous’ safety assessments. In response to feedback from industry, the government has also announced that its code of practice for testing automated vehicles will be strengthened further to set even clearer expectations for safe and responsible trials.

Strategies for leveraging the power of IoT sensors in smart buildings
ASMag.com
With studies showing there will be around 1.3 billion smart sensors worldwide by 2021, understanding how to leverage the power of IoT devices for ...

New tool makes it easier to secure IoT devices
BetaNews
Internet of Things devices are appearing in more and more companies, but with them comes the threat of cyberattacks. To reduce this risk Extreme ...

Combining smart technology with clinical expertise
Tecan
NGNY Devices is striving to fully automate laborious pre-analytical sample processing for clinical testing, helping to increase throughput and reduce ...

Rotterdam port adopts IoT network to optimise traffic management
Telecompaper
The port of Rotterdam has started using its new IoT platform, with for the first time a live mission-critical application. The hydro-weather system assists ...

Planning for Japan IoT Security Regulation Changes in 2020
DigiCert
A recent article published by Nikkei in Japan today reported that the security risks posed by Internet of Things (IoT) devices is rising, and that the ...

How to choose an IoT gateway
Exor International
The selection of an appropriate IoT gateway can be a confusing and daunting task for factory owners and manufacturers. The correct gateway will ...

Cisco goes after industrial IoT
Network World
Cisco has rolled out a new family of switches, software, developer tools and blueprints to meld IoT and industrial networking with intent-based ...

IoT Revolution: 5 Ways the Internet of Things Will Change Transportation
Interesting Engineering
Data influences every aspect of your life. If not completely already, the technological landscape will be completely data-centric in the near future.

IoT botnet used in YouTube ad fraud scheme
ZDNet
The security research team at American ISP CenturyLink have discovered that an IoT botnet is proxying traffic for an YouTube video ad fraud scheme.

Port of Rotterdam Unveils IoT Breakthrough
Port Technology International
The Port of Rotterdam has announced that it has developed a new Internet of Things (IoT) platform as part of an initiative to further pursue safety and ...

Ericsson Lays Out Vision for Cellular IoT With New Segments and Solutions
PRNewswire (press release)
Ericsson outlines cellular IoT evolution in four market segments: Massive IoT, ... In line with its cellular IoT vision, Ericsson is launching enhanced ... IoT such as asset tracking and smart metering to increasingly sophisticated use ...

How Airbus handles IoT network traffic in manufacturing
ComputerWeekly.com
Airbus is using internet of things (IoT) technology from HPE to support its assembly of aircraft. During manufacturing, thousands of rivets are used to ...

Unpacking the influence of the IoT in travel
BetaNews
Behind the scenes, one of the quiet workhorses of hospitality innovation has been the Internet of Things (IoT). Broad and flexible IoT coverage has ...

How IoT Can Improve Both UX and ROI in Automotive Retail
IoT For All
Businesses see massive opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT), but they're also aware of significant challenges. Quantifying return on investment ...

Zebra Technologies Acquires Temptime To Boost IoT Healthcare
CRN
Internet of Things and edge specialist Zebra Technologies is acquiring monitoring development vendor Temptime to boost Zebra's healthcare ...

Making the most of your IoT investments: Increasing the value of smart, connected products
Manufacturer.com
If your company recently adopted IoT solutions to improve the capability and functionality of its products, you're likely already thinking ahead to the ...

Microsoft decides Internet Explorer 10 has had its fun
The Register
Microsoft has warned that it isn't only Windows 7 for the chop in 2020. Unloved Internet Explorer 10 will be joining it. Finally. Internet Explorer 10 first appeared back in 2012 and in 2016 Microsoft made a concerted effort to kill the thing by focusing its support efforts on Internet Explorer 11. Anything not Edge-related or without "11" after it would no longer be supported.

The IoT brings targeted advertising into retail stores
Network World
The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere these days, from smart houses to smart cities to industrial applications. And now it's coming to the coolers in ...

IoT Provider Increases Location Services Accuracy 3X Using New Bluetooth 5.1 Direction Finding ...
PRNewswire (press release)
IoT Provider Increases Location Services Accuracy 3X Using New Bluetooth 5.1 ... most comprehensive connectivity solution for the Internet of Things (IoT). ... To date, Bluetooth asset tracking and indoor positioning solutions have ...

Functions of an IoT Monetization Solution
CIOReview
Enterprises choose IoT solutions to reduce their operating and capital expenses and to add IoT to the products they sell to their customers. The former ...

Japanese government plans to hack into citizens' IoT devices
ZDNet
The Japanese government approved a law amendment on Friday that will allow government workers to hack into people's Internet of Things devices ...

IoT news of the week for Jan. 25, 2019
Stacey on IoT
Microsoft is cool with some kind of global GDPR: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke at Davos this week and suggested that the U.S. should develop ...

Irish businesses preparing for 'data storm' as IoT expected to put pressure on internet
Independent.ie
A further half of respondents (47pc) believe IoT is the technology that will create the greatest burden on the internet in the future. While 60pc said that ...

A safe for sensitive data in the car: Volkswagen relies on TPM from Infineon
Infineon PR
Volkswagen is one of the first car makers to deploy the OPTIGA™ Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 from Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) as a security solution for the connected car. The chip is designed to protect the vehicle’s communication with the outside world. For example, when car-sharing users or third-party services such as parcel delivery into a car’s trunk require access. Furthermore, the TPM is suited to secure software updates over the air by the car manufacturer.

Cypress to Acquire Broadcom's Wireless Internet of Things Business
Cypress Semiconductor
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. will acquire the Wireless Internet of Things (IoT) business of Broadcom Limited in an all-cash transaction valued at $550 ...

Top 5 IoT Innovations at CES 2019 that Caught our Eye
GSMA
As operators expand their commercial horizons ever more broadly with the rise of IoT – becoming not only the providers of connectivity, but connected ...

IoT made easy: 6 options for local government
GCN.com
To some, the internet of things may seem like a technology without opportunities or implications for local government. After all, what could ...

The IoT Ushers in a Healthcare Industry Revolution
Electronic Design
As we all know, the Internet of Things (IoT) is a connected network of ... M2M communication and IoT is essentially based on the same concept, i.e., ...

Orange launches IoT device management platform Live Object
Business Review
Orange has launched Live Objects, a secure platform that covers the core functionalities needed for an IoT (Internet of Things) project and manages ...

Using Smart Technology to Move Customers Down the Funnel
Woveon
The success of any business, irrespective of what industry or market it belongs is measured by how they treat their customers, and smart technology ...

Hybrid Connectivity: Leveraging Wireless and Satellite Technology to Meet IoT Demand
IoT Evolution World (blog)
There seems to be no limit to the continued escalation of IoT implementations in commercial and industrial applications. The thirst for information and ...

Smart Farming Through The Internet Of Things
Forbes
As technologies like the Internet of Things transform business and farming operations ... Fries: What barriers do you see to using IoT more broadly?

Microsoft launches IoT Hub Device Streams to ease connected device operations
SiliconANGLE News
For enterprises that rely on connected devices such as industrial sensors in their operations, making sure the hardware can be properly maintained is ...

IoT roundup: Security problems galore and a way to track urinary infections
Network World
The two things everybody knows about IoT are that A, its use is growing at a pretty spectacular rate, encompassing use cases from the most frivolous ...
(Makes you wonder where they put the sensor... Worri-Ed.)

Cubed energy harvester offers six-sided solution to IoT power challenge
The Engineer
One way that researchers are miniaturising devices for IoT applications is through the system-on-package approach, which places entire systems onto ...

Digital Catapult explores LPWAN and IoT for industry
ComputerWeekly.com
Digital Catapult explores LPWAN and IoT for industry ... low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs) and the internet of things (IoT) to explore the potential ... we will make significant advancements in process control and asset tracking.

A Smarter Manchester: How the City is Embracing Smart Technology
The Mancunion
Smart technology has been one of the biggest catalysts for change in cities across the world and Manchester is leading the way as it embraces and ...

With IoT devices coming into shape, startup teams target niche markets with differentiating products
Digitimes
Widespread adoption of voice assistants such as Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa is spurring burgeoning growth of IoT devices, which were on ...

Vancouver and Surrey to begin testing driverless shuttles on the streets
Toronto Star
... and Surrey as the cities advance their plan for so-called “collision-free” corridors using smart technology as part of their Smart Cities Challenge.

Smart technology showroom opens its doors
The Business Desk
A new showroom which specialises in smart technology for homes and businesses has opened its doors to the trade and public in Northampton.

How IoT-enabled scooters, bikes, and cars are making streets safe
TNW
Dockless electric scooters and bike shares – both electric and traditional human-powered machines – are, after all, Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Bosch Launches An IoT App Store To Bring AI Surveillance To The Mass Market
Forbes
The video analytics market sits as a fast-growing segment within the equally-fast-growing video surveillance market: with the former expected to reach ...