IoTA News

Updated on 7th December 2018

Pindrop raises $90M to bring its voice-fraud prevention to IoT devices and Europe
When it comes to how humans communicate with each other or with machines, voice is a major interface, with growth in the latter fuelled by the rise of ...

HID Global Fights Counterfeiting via the Internet of Things
RFID Journal
The system, based on the Internet of Things (IoT), increases the level of verification and authentication of products at the points of production, ...

New Broadband Protocol Turns Routers into IoT Gateways
RFID Journal
Managed networks company Greenwave Systems has begun providing a solution that brings the Internet of Things (IoT) into homes using a new ...

Why Massive Satellite Launch Signals Start of IoT Revolution
Among those satellites were several satellites devoted specifically to providing communications for internet of things devices worldwide.

What is quantum computing and how does it work – a beginners guide
Payments Cards and Mobile
Quantum computing technology is set to revolutionise computing, providing exponential gains in processing power. But what does this mean for the payments industry and surrounding, supporting industries?

New Broadband Protocol Turns Routers into IoT Gateways
RFID Journal
Managed networks company Greenwave Systems has begun providing a solution that brings the Internet of Things (IoT) into homes using a new ...

Adopting the IoT? Adopt the Cloud First
RFID Journal
The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies continues to transform business operations and processes. The pace at which these devices ...

Transatel and G+D Mobile Security to deliver M2M connectivity for Scania's fleet vehicles
Swedish-based lorry and bus manufacturer Scania has signed an M2M connectivity deal with Transatel and Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security, ..

Xiaomi, Ikea team up to develop IoT devices for smart homes
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is further opening up its Artificial + Internet of Things (IoT) platform (AIoT) to third-party developers. At its annual ...

Bundaberg seeks savings with smart water meter trial
Computerworld Australia
“We are doing a 12 month trial with WaterGroup's NB-IoT enabled smart water meters, to explore the benefits of incorporating smart technology in to ...

IoT sensors driving stored data to the cloud — study
Almost half (49 percent) of the world's stored data could reside in public cloud environments by 2025, and the shift is largely being driven by a world ...

Transatel and G+D sign with Scania to provide trucks with machine-to-machine connectivity worldwide
G+D Mobile Security
Transatel and Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security (G+D) are making public today their partnership to enable Scania’s embedded telematics units with global connectivity.

IoT SIMs – everything you need to know.
The Three Business Blog (blog)
In my experience, most people now know what IoT is and does, but fewer know how it does it. They appreciate the importance of the data it produces ...

IoT Becomes IIoT… and It Is Changing Everything (blog)
IoT Becomes IIoT… and It Is Changing Everything ... By now, everyone is familiar with the Internet of Things (IoT) where everything big enough to hold an integrated circuit ... This is called machine-to-machine (M2M) communication.

House passes SMART IoT Act
The House passed the SMART IoT Act on Nov. ... Department of Commerce with studying the current internet-of-things industry in the United States.

6 ways IoT is transforming retail
Network World
In the wake of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this seems like the perfect time to look some of the many ways that the Internet of Things (IoT) is ...

AWS Targets Easier IoT Deployments
No Jitter
This week at its re:Invent user event in Las Vegas, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced four new services designed to make it easier for ...

IoT Boom Won't Pay Off for Mobile Operators
Light Reading
In keeping with industry opinion, the latest report, published this week, does forecast an Internet of Things (IoT) boom, with connections rocketing from ...

From AI to Drones, Smart Technology is Firing Up Wildlife Conservation Globally
The Weather Channel
In 2015, the company Dimension Data teamed up with CISCO to launch Connected Conservation, a programme to protect the world's endangered ...

IoT Network Puts Defibrillator Management in Hands of Suppliers
RFID Journal
With CardiLink's Medtech AED device-monitoring system, using Asavie IoT Connect, makers and suppliers of life-saving equipment can help ...

BlackBerry and Cylance: Moving Aggressively to Secure the Coming IoT World
IT Business Edge (blog)
We are rapidly moving to a world in which virtually everything that is plugged in, and a lot of things that aren't, will be managed by some central IoT ...

New international standard for the Internet of Things
Digital Journal
The new standard is ISO/IEC 30141, Internet of Things (IoT) – Reference architecture, and it sets out to provide an internationally standardized IoT ...

A critical look at Gartner's top 10 IoT trends
Network World
At Gartner's Symposium/ITExpo in Barcelona, Spain, earlier this month, the research firm shared a report on 10 strategic trends affecting the Internet of ...

Understanding the power of deep learning: A look at how this technology works
Payments Cards & Mobile
Deep learning is a concept that most people know is valuable but do not understand. Global industries, however, are seeing it’s worth and investing heavily in the technology; the global deep learning market is expected to reach $10.2 billion by 2025.

A new standard for critical Internet of Things applications
Utility Week
Grid modernisation involves the development of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) or Mission-Critical Internet of Things (MC-IoT). The challenge ...

Legislation is the only way to secure the IoT industry
To protect users, the UK Government recently took a step towards greater IoT device security with the release of its Code of Practice for Consumer IoT ...

Free Connected Restaurant lets diners in Dublin and Sydney 'share a table'
ESB sees its future in the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) following the announcement of a study that looked into how the ...

Interview with Angel Serrano, Head of Data Science at Santander UK
The Paypers
Artificial intelligence technology can be used in a number of ways, with anti-money laundering (AML) as one of the main areas of focus

Smart technology will make green energy system cheaper, BNEF study concludes
The UK should make wider use of energy storage systems and other smart technologies if it wants to decarbonise its power grid at the lowest cost ...

Aviva to buy majority stake in smart technology insurance provider Neos
“By taking a majority share in the business, we'll be able to use Neos's expertise in smart technology, and we're excited to build on our existing ...

How DLT, IoT and AI are converging to reshape transportation
The Internet of Business
How DLT, IoT and AI are converging to reshape transportation ... and multimodal mobility consumer applications) and the internet of things (sensors ...

AI Hype Cycle Reminiscent of IoT's (press release)
Kurt Sievers, president of NXP Semiconductors, said at a CEO roundtable at electronica in Munich that AI is overhyped today . “It's this miraculous ...


Panasonic launches Seekit, a BT-based IoT solution
Deccan Chronicle
Panasonic has launched a Bluetooth IoT tagging solution called Seekit. The device is a utility product and is actually a Bluetooth tracker that allows ...

Arundo Analytics and Dell Technologies Launch IoT Bundle for Oil & Gas and Maritime
Hardened, maritime class-certified Dell Technologies purpose-built for advanced computing in remote, rugged environments, pre-loaded with Arundo Edge Agent software

Harnessing The Power Of Compute At The Edge For IoT
Today's internet of things (IoT) landscape is expanding wildly – everything from connected in-home dishwashers to machinery in automobile plants ...

How IoT medical devices save your life and threaten your privacy
The good news: People are figuring out how to scale IoT systems at scale, pulling real-time analytics to deliver better healthcare, fleet tracking, and ...

Is SMART Technology Taking Over Control In Sport?
Vulcan Post (press release)
Athletes spend endless hours improving their techniques so they can perform well during tournaments. Be it weightlifting, bicycle racing, soccer, tennis ...

Whispers about graphene's electrical properties
Nanowerk (blog)
In new work, reported in Applied Physics Letters ("Contactless exploration of graphene properties using millimeter wave response of WGM resonator"), ...
(Ed’s. top tip: buy graphene companies' shares.)

GlobalPlatform TEE Spec Adoption to Reach 10 Billion
GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has reported a 25 percent increase in the number of Trusted Execution Environment (TEE)-enabled processors being shipped quarterly, year-on-year. At this rate, it is expected some 10 billion devices will feature TEE-enabled processors by the end of 2018.

The role IoT will play in the NHS in the winter months
Digital Health Age
Helen Dempster, chief visionary officer, Karantis360, outlines the role IoT sensors are set to play in delivering highly effective, intelligence led 24×7 ...

Irish agtech startup ApisProtect raises €1.5 million for its IoT solutions to help bees flourish
EU-Startups (press release) (blog)
Bees are becoming an endangered species; in Ireland alone, one-third of 98 bee species face extinction. However the Cork-based agtech startup ...

Partnership will deliver IoT to shipping
Marine Electronics and Communications Magazine
Dell Technologies and Arundo Analytics have combined forces to provide internet of things (IoT) connectivity and analytics software in the maritime ...

UK turns to smart technology
CBI (press release) (blog)
While, in Cardiff, sensors cover some of the city's parking spaces and information is then fed into an app which directs drivers to free bays.

Is China’s AI industry much ado about nothing?
Investment in China’s AI companies has plummeted after hitting a high in 2017, amid inflated valuation and unfulfilled promises.

BlackBerry Bets $1.4B on IoT Security With Cylance Acquisition
BlackBerry will pay $1.4 billion in cash to acquire endpoint security unicorn Cylance. The artificial-intelligence (AI) based technology will boost ...

Harnessing IoT with Operations Performance Management
IoT For All (blog)
The Internet of Things (IoT) has boundless potential to revolutionize everyday life. We already utilize it more than we're aware of and the number of ...

IoT news of the week for Nov. 16, 2018
Stacey on IoT
Industrial IoT security firm gets $37 million: Dragos, which helps secure industrial ... what I'm so excited about when I think about the internet of things.

IoT Applications for Healthcare Payers
IoT For All (blog)
No longer do we just see “IoT”; we're also witnessing the rise of industry-specific segments such as IIoT (industrial internet of things) or IoMT (internet ...

Researchers create IoT devices that don't need batteries or require charging
"Many of these IoT devices have sensors in them to detect their environment, ... Then, to give a tag eyes, the researchers hacked an RFID tag with a ...

Data optimisation for cellular IoT: Part 2
VanillaPlus (press release) (blog)
In the part one of the blog Martin Varga of Anritsu Europe said that The Internet of Things is not just about new application and services: it embraces ...

Balfour Beatty appoints local software developer on £5.58bn Great Western mainline regeneration
Bdaily National
Infrastructure giant, Balfour Beatty has appointed Leeds-based secure software developer eviFile to provide digital data collection services on its electrification of the Great Western mainline. Balfour Beatty’s project spans 40 miles of track from Bristol to Cardiff and is part of the £5.58bn Great Western route modernisation commissioned by Network Rail.


A Holistic Approach to IoT Monetization
The monetization capabilities of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms needs a fresh approach beyond standard rating and charging designed for ...

Juniper Research
Fuel & Toll Payments the First Big Wins for the Financial IoT. A new report from Juniper Research has found that the IoT payments market will grow at an average of 75% per annum over the next 5 years; reaching $410 billion by 2023. This is up from an estimated $24.5 billion in 2018; the biggest growth will come from in-vehicle payments.

Electronics Giant Bosch Partners with IOTA to Launch New Device for IoT Data Collection
Engineering and electronics manufacturer Bosch has partnered with IOTA, integrating its new data collection Internet of Things (IoT) device with the ...

Pentair's connected IoT solution enables brewers to boost performance
Specialist food and beverage equipment manufacturer Pentair has introduced its internet of things (IoT) service solution for beer membrane filtration ...
(At last, a really useful role for IoT. Ed.)

The Evolution of Remote Sensing: Delivering on the Promise of IoT
Remote sensing technology has come a long way since Gaspard Felix Tournachon's pioneering aerial photographs in 1858. While the technology has ...

IoT Applications in Retail
IoT For All (blog)
With the help of sensors and RFID technology, these dashboards can provide real-time updates to the warehouse inventory and aid in the positive ...

IoT and the NHS: Why the Internet of Things will create a healthcare revolution
With the NHS struggling under the dual pressures of a growing demand for its services and chronic underfunding, could the Internet of Things help ...

Airport traveler analytics company MEXIA acquired by SITA
SITA has acquired MEXIA Interactive, which provides curb-to-gate passenger analytics for the air transport industry with a suite of technologies...