IoTA News

Updated on 21st August 2019

Evaluating the Role of IoT and Blockchain in Transportation
IoT World Today (blog)
Let's assume IoT platforms are only as valuable as the data they generate. If that's the case, blockchain technology might help enterprises exploit that ...

Vortex IOT set to launch innovative rail sensor system
Wales247 (press release)
Internet of Things (IoT) company, Vortex IOT, is preparing to officially launch its state-of-the-art Rail Optical Detection of Intrusions and Obstructions ...

Project aims to transmit IoT data on beams of light
Drives & Controls
The IoT is placing an increasing demand on the data rates, reliability and latency of wireless connections. With many IoT devices having to ...

NIST Unveils IoT Baseline of Core Cybersecurity Features for Comment
The National Law Review
In a release aptly labeled “A Starting Point for IoT Device Manufacturers” the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an arm of the ...

'Cloud kit' links sensors to Amazon for secure IoT
Electronics Weekly
Renesas is aiming at those evaluating and prototyping sensor-based IoT end-points with secure links to the cloud – with the RX65N Cloud Kit, which ...

Battery-Free System Could Power Underwater Internet of Things
The Maritime Executive
An underwater “internet of things” is being developed to help scientists investigate the marine environment, and researchers from MIT have developed ...

IoT firm wins contracts worth £10m
North East technology firm Vianet has won three new contracts in its smart machines division. The company provides data analytics to vending ...
(So IoT ain’t cheap, then, at £3m per project.  Ed.)

Smart technology specialist forecasts 40% revenue growth for the current year
The Business Desk
A smart tech firm which has grown its headcount tenfold in three years is working with one of the UK's leading home heating providers to revolutionise ...The Sauce team specialises in deploying Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and developing serverless infrastructure to capture data to power Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other advanced applications. The company works with large, traditional businesses, enabling corporates to keep ahead of the technology curve.

The Future of Travel is Airbus' Smart Technology Aircrafts
Prestige Online
Smart technology is becoming more prevalent by the day. It's more than the apps on your phone, as technology has now infiltrated our homes and ...

There are 3 different versions of the IoT
Stacey on IoT
We talk about the IoT like it's a monolithic thing, but I've realized that in my head I often break it down into three different components, each with ...

AI, the IoT, and Content: Ethics and Opportunity
EContent (press release)
The incident highlights both the promise and peril of the full-speed convergence of AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), and content. More devices around ...

IoT News of the week for August 16, 2019
Stacey on IoT
One of the big complaints of IoT is that it's complicated to set up, so there are tons of efforts such as Comcast's MachineQ or MyDevices that are trying ...

Proposed LED/wired IoT standard can reduce energy use (part 3)
Consider solar IoT. This is when your photovoltaic solar system is connected to the local area network and is modeled as another IoT device that ...

How Companies Are Leveraging Microsoft Azure's IoT Hub
IoT For All
Azure IoT Hub is a managed Internet of Things (IoT) service hosted on the cloud. Brought out by Microsoft's cloud, this service enables a two-sided ...

Week in Review: IoT, Security, Autos
“As we drive towards our vision of a trillion connected devices by 2035, one of the most critical steps towards enabling IoT connectivity is the evolution ...

London councils awarded £4m for tech to improve air quality
The South London Partnership has been awarded £4m for an Internet of Things (IoT) project to improve air quality. The partnership, which comprises ...

Goodix acquires NXP voice solutions to strengthen mobile and IoT market position
Biometric Update
NXP's smart amplifier solutions and voice and audio hardware and software products for leading smartphone manufacturers and IoT applications will ...

You can now charge your electric car in Dereham and Swaffham.
KLFM 96.7
Cowper Car Park in Dereham and Pedlars Lane Car Park in Swaffham now have rapid charging points installed, funded by Highways England.
(That’s East Anglia covered, then. Ed.)

Shared Spectrum: A New Solution to IoT Connectivity Challenges
RFID Journal
Technologies based on the 3.5 GHz band, dubbed OnGo by the CBRS Alliance, enable interference-free LTE services for Internet of Things ...

The Advantages of Using Smart Technologies in Commercial Buildings
Building Products
Considering this, Frankie Bryon, Sustainability Surveyor at LSH discusses why smart technology can help buildings improve on sustainability as well ...

IoT-enabled shipping containers sail the high seas improving global supply chains.
Network World
Global trade flows through shipping containers. Manufacturers depend on them to get raw materials in time and to ship finished products to market. IoT ...

IoT Trends and Business Ideas in 2019: How They Revolutionize Different Industries
AiThority (press release) (blog)
Innovations are all around us. We use computers, smartphones, smartwatches daily. What else should we take into account? Internet of Things (IoT), ...

Global Cyber Alliance Launches Cybersecurity Development Platform for Internet of Things (IoT ...
Yahoo Finance
New AIDE Platform Enables IoT Device Manufacturers to Test Security, Identify and Mitigate Global Attack Risks, and Identify Vulnerabilities. ..The Global Cyber Alliance, working with its partners, today launched the Automated IoT Defence Ecosystem (AIDE), a first-of-its-kind cybersecurity development platform for Internet of Things (IoT) products. AIDE enables small businesses, manufacturers, service providers and individuals to identify vulnerabilities, mitigate risks and secure IoT devices against the growing volume of threats to this interconnected environment.

Salad firm invests in smart technology
Lancashire Business View
Len Wright Salads has invested in a factory which will harness revolutionary digital technology to improve productivity and reduce waste. The Tarleton ...
(Ed. brings you the Internet of Tomatoes)

Intelligence Brief: Why are the days of IoT numbered?
Mobile World Live (blog)
Last week, IoT blogger and journalist Stacey Higginbotham tweeted a fairly innocuous query. “Serious question: Do you think a printer is an IoT device ...

Struggling with IoT? Here Are 3 Steps to Get You Moving
The biggest hurdle in implementing the Internet of Things is coming up with a plan and getting stakeholders aligned on a strategy that yields a desired ...

4 million Internet of Things grant awarded to help improve people's lives
Kingston Council
The South London Partnership (SLP), a group of five boroughs, has been awarded £4 million to create an Internet of Things (IoT) monitoring system.

NIST seeks industry feedback as Internet of Things cybersecurity standards take shape
Federal News Network
The internet of things covers a wide range of devices, from smart speakers to medical devices, but the National Institute of Standards and Technology ...

Connecting IoT Devices to Cloud Services
Embedded Computing Design (blog)
When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), the cloud plays a major role in allowing developers to distribute computing between edge devices and ...

Three Reasons Every Parking Owner Needs IoT-Based Parking Management System
Parking Network (press release)
IoT-based smart parking plugs revenue leakages by introducing greater transparency in revenue collection. With pre-paid integrated mobile payments ...

IOT solution for inventory management
Finextra (blog)
Items while being purchased and stored in home inventory/fridge/food warehouse will be subjected to IOT data capture(details like quantity, purchase ...

Internet of Things (IoT) Platform Architect
Internet of Things (IoT) Platform Architect - Manager Deloitte is defining the digital landscape. We are pioneering a new model for a new digital world.
(Deloitte to rebrand itself as DelIoTte: Ed.)

This is why the eSIM is a Key Technology for the Connected Car
G+D Mobile security via PR-com
The eSIM technology is gaining ground in more and more areas of application. The basic principle: Devices or machines requiring a mobile connection are equipped with permanently installed SIM chips. Network operator profiles can then be downloaded "over the air" on these devices. An industry, that is particularly benefiting from this technology, is the automotive sector with its increasing number of connected vehicles. G+D Mobile Security explains why eSIM is a key technology for the connected car.

ETSI moves to standardise IoT for emergency comms
ETSI has taken its first steps towards developing standards for IoT applications in emergency communications, issuing a report that looks at how IoT ...

The Growing Role of the Internet of Things in Education
BBN Times
The advent of the internet of things (IoT) in education will help in the development of innovative applications that can improve the quality of education.

AMS makes bid for Osram at $4.8B valuation to create auto sensor giant
AMS has entered a bidding war for optical technology maker Osram Opto with a cash offer valuing the company at €4.3 billion ($4.8 billion) to create a global leader in sensors and photonics, after Bain Capital and Carlyle submitted a bid valuing Osram at €4 billion, Reuters reports.

IIoT – Ireland Internet of Things. A history of IoT and what it means for Ireland
Irish Tech News
In this series of articles, Beth looks at some of the fundamentals of IoT from the standpoint of a developer who has been working in the field long before ...

How IoT has Restructured Asset Management in the Automotive Industry
AiThority (press release) (blog)
Managing the assets in any automobile industry has never been easy with the implementation of IoT technology. Gone are the days where the asset ...

42 Technology advocates Rust for secure IoT
Electronics Weekly
UK consultancy 42 Technology has ported a Rust programming language application to a single-chip IoT device, claiming it as a world first.

Here's How Cities Can Jumpstart IoT Innovation (Contributed)
Government Technology
Just a matter of years ago, police had no choice but to rely on residents to phone in incidents involving gunshots. Fielding scattered calls from a ...