IoTA News

Updated on 19th February 2021

Podcast: Chipageddon and deets on the Pi Pico
Stacey on IoT
Silicon is the theme of this week's show, starting with a rundown on the chip shortage affecting the automotive and IoT world. Then we talk about the ...

China unveils plan to transform manufacturing sector with internet of things
South China Morning Post
industrial internet of things. (IoT) refers to the adoption of advanced applications that take advantage of next-generation wireless networks, big data, ...

Intel and Microsoft partner to simplify IoT solutions development
IoT Business News
Intel and Microsoft partner to simplify IoT solutions development ... With this in mind, Intel and Microsoft are offering IoT products and services that reduce ... such as smart cities, smart grid/smart metering and remote asset tracking.

Cloud and analytics are finally becoming integrated into one tool
In the Internet of Things (IoT) field alone, there are more than 600 different IoT solutions in the marketplace, many of them with their own proprietary ...

Rutronik UK finds its place with Bluetooth 5.1 modules from Insight SiP
Electronics Weekly
... it is suitable for IoT applications, including asset tracking in warehouses and buildings or to track people, staff and visitors, using ID tracking.

New store to define contactless physical shopping experience - IoT Now News
IoT Now
New store to define contactless physical shopping experience. A new interactive retail store, called CornerShop, has opened in London to ...

Here's How Smart Technology in Law Enforcement is Making a Difference [USA]
Here's How Smart Technology in Law Enforcement is Making a Difference · IoT sensors can monitor vital signs of the officer, such as pulse rate and blood ...

Unlock the Power of Location in your IoT
There is no doubt that the Internet of Things (IoT) is the future. IDC estimates that there will be 41.6 billion connected IoT devices in 2025 generating 79.4 ...

DfT consultation considers chargepoint accessibility
Transport Network
The Department for Transport (DfT) said it wants to introduce regulations that improve consumers' experience in four areas: making it easier to pay; opening up chargepoint data; using a single payment metric and ensuring a reliable network. Officials said: ‘We propose approaches that recognise the risks and burdens to an emerging market while best meeting consumer needs.

Lloyd's warns syndicates of 'increasingly high risk' cyber attack threats from Internet of Things devices
Insurance Times
Lloyd's of London has warned syndicates of the “increasingly high risk” threat of cyber attacks that Internet of Things (IoT) devices are posing in its ...

The Internet of Things : Beyond the Hype
Daily Host News
The Internet of Things : Beyond the Hype ... One common impediment to IOT proliferation to the extent predicted is the lack of adoption of any of the ...

How IoT Helps Maintain Social Distancing
IoT For All
Read on to examine how the Internet of Things is helping us maintain social distancing, whether we're working, playing, or traveling. Social Distancing in ...

IoT firms offered government-backed support
New support is available to help Scottish companies develop secure internet of things products and services. IoT Secure is being run by CENSIS, ...

Lions and tigers and bats, oh my! How IoT makes biology better.
Stacey on IoT
The internet of things makes it easier to turn off my lights from bed, but it can also give scientists a powerful new tool for gathering data. To be sure ...

What Is the RAN Edge? Definition
These benefits open up or improve use cases including autonomous vehicles, mobile gaming, and support for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Silex Insight partners with Crypto Quantique to deliver end-to-end IoT security
Design and Reuse
... is partnering with Crypto Quantique, a specialist in quantum-driven cybersecurity for the internet of things (IoT), to create an end-to-end IoT security ...

How can the Internet of Things improve road safety?
The Internet of Things (IoT) is playing a central role in making daily transportation more efficient and secure.

UK: intelligent cockpits installed in 20% of all cars globally by 2025, as partnerships become key to monetisation
Juniper Research
A new study from Juniper Research has found that the total number of vehicles with intelligent cockpits will reach 287 million by 2025; rising from 122 million in 2021. This represents a growth of 130% over the next five years, with one in five vehicles in use including an intelligent cockpit by 2025. An intelligent cockpit includes digital displays that provide infotainment and real-time information services via cellular connectivity embedded in the vehicle.

Accenture, Capita, IBM jump on £800m framework to make the NHS more agile
The Register
The UK's Crown Commercial Services has awarded Accenture, Capita and IBM spots on an £800m framework

JCB and Keychain develop blockchain-based micropayment infrastructure for IoT
... is collaborating with Singapore's Keychain to develop a a secure infrastructure for processing credit-based micropayments between IoT devices.

IoT news of the week for Feb. 12, 2021
Stacey on IoT
COVID-19 is a great IoT sales pitch: COVID-19 has helped create the ultimate use case for the internet of things, and companies are not shy about ...

Digitisation becomes critical as the IOT industrialises
The Internet of things (IOT) is making the lives of consumers considerably easier, and much the same can be said for the use of IOT sensors in the ...

Making Buildings Smarter in Ireland with LoRaWAN
IoT For All
IoT offers alternative mechanisms to make buildings more sustainable and productive. ... With the Actility ThingPark and Abeeway end-to-end IoT solutions, ... (LPWAN) industrial-grade connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things.

Cardigan taking next step forward with the 'internet of things'
Tivyside Advertiser
Cardigan is blazing a trail when it comes to the use of smart and connected technology to help boost its economy.

Internet of Things initiative aims to make technology more secure
The National
CYBER security consultations are being offered to all sizes of Scottish businesses directly involved in the Internet of Things (IoT) or looking to ...

Visualize This: The IoT Landscape and a Map for the Future from Semtech
IoT Evolution World
With a plethora of networking options becoming more readily available for the Internet of Things (IoT), selecting the most effective IoT network for a ...

Telia reckons it’s changing the IoT game
Swedish operator group Telia has made its big IoT move in the form of a bundle of technologies designed to take the hassle out of global implementation. awards seats on £2bn 'digital outcomes' framework to suppliers
The Register
The UK government has made a £2bn contract award for "Digital Outcomes and Specialists" as part of a one-year framework agreement. The deals, agreed by the Cabinet Office's Crown Commercial Service, were developed to attract suppliers to "help research, test, design, build, release, iterate, support or retire a digital service," according to a contract award notice

Telia targets cost cuts with new enterprise IoT play
Mobile World Live
Telia launched a global IoT connectivity offering for enterprises, pledging it can cut almost a third off the average cost of communications. In a statement, the operator said the Telia Global IoT Connectivity service enables companies and organisations to embed a Telia eSIM in products for any market and manage their data through a cloud-native programmable network in close to real time.

Honeywell and IDEMIA strategic alliance focuses on intelligent buildings
Fire and Security Matters
... to concentrate on designing solutions that will allow building occupants to easily and securely have contactless engagement within a given building ...

How Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming the Textile Industry
IoT For All
The rise of new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) has transformed the once labor-intensive textile industry.

How to choose an IoT platform when there are so many options
Worldwide, there are more than 600 different Internet of Things (IoT) platforms, with no guarantee they will interoperate, or even be around for the next ...

New ABI Research White Paper Highlights Growth of LoRa® and the LoRaWAN® Open Protocol
IoT Business News
The report explores the rapid growth of massive Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity and real world applications leveraging multi-RAN architectures.

IoT-CaaS offers all connectivity types to overcome lack of IoT standards
The company specialises in 5G-ready Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions. IoT-CaaS has been formed to address growing market demand ...

Technology Solutions UK snapped up by US firm
Insider Media
... in identification technologies by adding proven handheld RFID readers to our robust portfolio of tags and internet of things enablement solutions.

Connected car consolidation as Renesas acquires Dialog for €4.9 billion
Japanese automotive electronics giant Renesas is spending big on UK-based Dialog Semiconductor, which specialises in low power embedded chips.

New report highlights IoT security challenges to fix in 2021
The Internet of Things will drive digital transformation across industries – if we take steps to protect it. More and more business leaders are realising ...

App Discovers Internet of Things Devices, Alerts Consumers
RFID Journal
App Discovers Internet of Things Devices, Alerts Consumers. By Claire Swedberg. Carnegie Mellon University's IoT Assistant provides GPS-based alerts ...

Connected toilets have a lesson for the IoT
Stacey on IoT
But trying to apply the benefits of large-scale data collection at an individual level misses a lot of benefits we could derive from the internet of things.

IoT and AI: Transforming Transport Management
IoT For All
IoT refers to the Internet of Things. This is basically the network of all devices that are connected to exchange data. Connected devices include vehicles, ...

CENSIS to Promote IoT Cybersecurity with New Initiative
Scotland's Internet of Things (IoT) centre of excellence CENSIS has delivered a new initiative to help Scottish companies develop cyber-secure IoT ...

Angus Council broadband project to use farms for infrastructure
It is working with wireless solutions provider Rapier Systems and internet of things (IoT) specialist SmartRural on a proof of concept project covering ...

Someone tried to poison a Florida city by hijacking its water treatment plant via TeamViewer
The Register
…The miscreant gained access to remote-control software TeamViewer that was running on a PC at the plant, the sheriff told Reuters, and used that machine to ultimately attempt to jack up the levels of sodium hydroxide.