IoTA News

Updated on 15th June 2018

Google Home's data leak proves the IoT is still deeply flawed
Wired.co.uk
The Internet of Things (IoT) security problem isn't going away. The connected network of billions of devices – from smart doorbells to office printers – is ...

IoT is Reinvigorating the Engineering Medical Device Market
Machine Design
By now many of you have grown tired of hearing about how the Internet of Things (IoT) will change our lives. For the last few years, ever since the term ...

How Enterprises Are Using the IoT for Business Transformation
eWeek
Most of us have seen the memo: The internet of things will become the backbone of the next industrial revolution and is emerging as one of the most ...

IoT is coming to the supply chain: What happens next?
Gordon Feller: Supplychaindive
Across the world, experts in multiple industries seem to agree on one core assessment: We are only at the beginning of the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution. ... A series of recent in-depth studies have concluded that IoT, by itself, could generate several trillion dollars of new worldwide revenues over the next decade.

NXP processors deliver performance and safety for next-generation electric and autonomous ...
Automotive World (press release)
The new NXP S32S microprocessors will manage the systems that accelerate, brake and steer vehicles safely, whether under the direct control of a ...

KDDI to provide eSIM cards for Toyota connected cars in 2019 - report
Telecompaper
Japanese operator KDDI, via its au mobile services brand, will supply SIM cards for Toyota Motor's connected cars in 2019. The new cards will enable ...

The trillion dollar IoT market
ax-dynamics.com
The global industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market is predicted to reach USD 933.62 billion by 2025, according to a report by Grand View Research.

AR and VR headsets nosedive in Q1
telecoms.com
Shipments of augmented and virtual reality headsets have plummeted year-on-year across the first quarter, according to statistics from IDC, as telcos unbundle the kit from premium contracts and handsets.

Telcos admit IoT is failing to meet expectations, as they are urged to understand customers' business
VanillaPlus (press release) (blog)
Telcos admit IoT is failing to meet expectations, as they are urged to understand ... Says Virag, “As IoT use cases evolve they start to require 5G. ... payments; all were early adoptions of M2M (machine-to-machine) communications.

How intelligent tech is solving the challenges of urbanisation
Information Age
Integrating smart technology into existing energy infrastructure will help meet rising urban demand for energy whilst making energy generation cleaner ...

Walmart Patents System for Accessing Medical Records Stored on a Blockchain
CCN
Then there is a biometric scanner which is used to obtain the patient's biometric signature and a Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) scanner whose ...
(Doctor Walmart will see you now: Ed.)

What is IOTA (MIOTA) And Why is Everyone Crazy About It
UseTheBitcoin (press release)
This distributed ledger ensures that IoT devices on the network are ... micro-payments, or nano payments as they're also called, between IoT devices.
(Worth a browse: Ed.)

MIT engineers a smarter, safer power plug designed to augment IoT
Digital Trends
Yet another “dumb” device in your home might become smart in the very near future, thanks to a team of talented researchers at the Massachusetts ...

The Week in Review: IoT
SemiEngineering
Arm acquired Stream Technologies, a provider of software tools for managing the connectivity of IoT devices; financial terms weren't revealed.

How to Build an Industrial IoT Project Without the Cloud
IoT Tech Expo
Contrary to what you might think, you don't need cloud providers or platforms to run your enterprise IoT project. It might be to your advantage..

Logistics 4.0: How IoT Is Transforming The Supply Chain
Forbes
In market sectors running the gamut from agriculture to manufacturing, every step in the production and transit process presents challenges that can ...

Makeover for haircare as salons prepare to embrace smart technology
Irish Times
Having brought the first commercially available shampoos to market in the early 1900s, Schwarzkopf is looking to remain head and shoulders above ...

Sikich finds that few manufacturers are using IoT
Manufacturing Global
According to its annual report, the professional services firm, Sikich, has found that less than 10% of manufacturers surveyed are using Internet of ...

How IoT Is Revolutionising Business For SMEs
MinuteHack (blog)
As Industry 4.0 – or the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) – thrives, the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to revolutionise the world as we know it by ...

Vodafone: 5G smartphone uncertainty means focus on core network and IoT
TechRadar
Scott believes adoption will be similar to 4G but with a crucial difference – it will be the Internet of Things (IoT) rather than smartphones that will be the ...

Ericsson Massively Ups Cellular IoT Forecast
Light Reading
Ericsson has nearly doubled its forecast for the number of cellular Internet of Things (IoT) connections after witnessing faster-than-expected growth in ...

Juniper Research: IoT Connections to Grow 140% to Hit 50 Billion By 2022, As Edge Computing ...
Business Wire (press release)
New data from Juniper Research has revealed that the total number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) sensors and devices is set to exceed 50 billion by 2022, up from an estimated 21 billion in 2018.

Bitlumens: An Energy Miracle Powered by IoT and Blockchain Technology
GlobalCoinReport
Bitlumens brings electricity from renewable sources using IoT and the Blockchain. Thanks to solar energy and Bitlumens technology, people can use ...

ARM picks up IoT connectivity specialist Stream Technologies
SiliconANGLE News (blog)
ARM Holdings plc today announced that it has acquired Stream Technologies LLC, a software provider focused on helping companies optimize how ...

Enterprises evaluate the costs of building versus buying an IoT platform
Network World
Almost every week we speak with an enterprise that is curious about building its own IoT application enablement platform (AEP) or IoT device ...

Singapore launches public consultation on embedded SIM technology to facilitate IoT deployment
OpenGov Asia
The consultation is part of IMDA's on-going efforts to facilitate market innovation and competition as eSIM-related technologies evolve and adoption ...
(So it’s Singapore versus the MNOs.  Whose side are you on?  Ed.)

FBI Advises Users To Reboot Their Routers
Smart Technology Enablers, Inc.
Cisco's Talos Security Team has identified a new threat, and it's a nasty one impacting more than half a million consumer-grade routers in the...

Bad news, mobile operators: Unlicensed IoT tech rocketing ahead of NB-IoT and LTE-M – report
The Register
Internet of Things connectivity tech firm Sigfox is the market daddy, having left competing mobile operator-backed techs for dust – so sayeth ABI ...

Woolworths reveals large-scale 'farm to fork' IoT project
iTnews
Woolworths is quietly pursuing one of Australia's largest-scale internet of things (IoT) projects, installing sensors throughout its supply chain to track ...

Why insurance firms are stalling on IoT
Stacey on IoT
The news this week that Amazon is looking into some form of home insurance product seems fairly speculative, but it's not an insane idea.

OkeyDokey ICO (OKEY Token): Blockchain IoT Smart Lock Key System?
Bitcoin Exchange Guide
OkeyDokey is a platform powered by smart contracts used on IoT devices such as smart locks. It will make it possible to automatically sell and rent the ...

New international standard for consumer IoT in development
Global Banking And Finance Review (press release)
BSI, the business standards company, is running the secretariat for a new ISO Project Committee that is developing a new standard aimed at ...

How Chinese manufacturers' interception of foreign IoT tech is a threat to our privacy
TechNode
The Internet of Things (IoT) is ushering in the world of connected devices. Set to become an industry worth $8.9 trillion by 2020, it is, however, one of ...

How IoT is Driving the Autonomous Vehicle Revolution
IoT For All (blog)
The concept of self-driving cars has always intrigued many people. We've seen it on television shows like Knight Rider and in films including Batman, ...

MIT researchers develop transmitter to prevent hackers from attacking IoT devices
www.v3.co.uk
MIT researchers have developed a transmitter that could help prevent hackers from attacking Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Such devices are ...

IoT news of the week for June 8, 2018
Stacey on IoT
Attention coffee shop browsers, Wi-Fi may get better: The Wi-Fi Alliance has created a new certification called Enhanced Open that basically enables ...

AT&T, Nokia Team Up to Drive Global Scale IOT
Via Satellite
AT&T has entered into a partnership with Nokia to provide Internet of Things (IOT) connectivity around the world with a commercial service launch set ...

Microsoft just rolled out a paid version of Windows with extended IoT support
Business Insider
This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, ...

10 Charts That Will Challenge Your Perspective Of IoT's Growth
Forbes
By 2020, Discrete Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics and Utilities industries are projected to spend $40B each on IoT platforms, systems, and ...

NXP and Baidu Partner to Secure the IoT in China
GlobeNewswire (press release)
As part of the partnership, NXP will support Baidu's smart IoT platform, ... such as smart locks, intelligent gateways, blockchain and RFID logistics.

Single-Chip Narrow-Band IoT
Design and Reuse (press release) (blog)
Many factors go into building a competitive solution for the IoT, but few are as important for high-volume applications as low cost – not just chip cost but ...

Remote Health Monitoring IoT Devices
Multos
This sector of the Internet of Things (IoT) represents a data critical and ... However health monitoring IoT devices often require flexible application...

For IoT, alternative location services are better than GPS
Network World
Sensor-to-sensor and other alternative location-awareness services will consume less power and will be faster and cheaper than traditional GPS ...

myDevices Accelerates Mass Adoption of IoT for Business with IoT in a Box™, The World's First ...
Business Wire (press release)
myDevices Inc. today announced the launch of IoT in a Box™, ... These solutions are made available through the IoT in a Box Reseller ... agnostic IoT Solutions for smart buildings, smart agriculture, asset tracking ...

Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone trial NB-IoT international roaming
ZDNet
Deutsche Telekom and Vodafone Group have announced the completion of international roaming trials of narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) ...

It's Time to Define Industrial IoT for the Sensor Domain
Embedded Computing Design
One of the key missing pieces in today's IoT efforts is a consistent approach to connect the sensor and the controller endpoints. But, many sensors in ...