IoTA News

Updated on 13th January 2020

Robot Delivers Toilet Paper Right To The Seat
CleanLink (press release) (blog)
While many of the ideas weren't as out there as Charmins, several companies have come up with other forms of smart technology concepts fit for the ...

SmartDiagnosis CardiVu Contactless Heart Rate Monitoring
CardiVu is an accurate heart-rate monitoring app that works without having any sensor on your skin and blends transparently into your smartphone ...

How To Make An IoT Partner Channel Strategy Pay
Bottom Line: Avnet's all-in approach to enabling its channel partners with IoT Platform development tools and services is what's needed for indirect ...

Six Steps You Need to Take to Prepare for the 5G IoT Future
IoT For All
Gartner predicts that by 2023, there will be 49 million 5G IoT endpoint units installed, yet today, most companies are just beginning to grapple with ...

Unified Endpoint Management Is Crucial For IoT-Heavy Utilities
BizTech Magazine
Unified Endpoint Management Is Crucial For IoT-Heavy Utilities ... deploy a substantial number of sensors, gauges and other Internet of Things devices, ... Fortunately, UEM solutions can help companies to manage IoT devices and ...

Starbucks' Chinese Competitor Luckin to Launch IoT-powered Self-service Coffee Machines
The Spoon
Luckin, one of China's largest coffee chains, announced this week in a press release two new offerings aimed at getting coffee to consumers as ...

Smart Cards Applications in IoT Security
TechDecisions (press release) (blog)
Smart card access control allows employers to grant specific, controlled access to buildings and facilities. They can also be combined with other form ...
(Er, logic-flaw alert? Ed.)

Thales Demonstrates IoT Building Blocks at CES 2020
Printed Electronics Now Magazine (press release)
Thales participated in CES in Las Vegas to demonstrate key IoT building blocks for trusted cellular connectivity – ranging from eSIM to cellular IoT ...

NIST has released 2nd public draft of recommendations to IoT manufacturers
The Internet Of All Things (press release)
It builds upon NISTIR 8228, Considerations for Managing Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks. This second public draft of NISTIR ... 

Sprint, Wirecard to deliver the Internet of Payments
The Paypers
Wirecard and Sprint have announced plans to integrate Wirecard’s unified commerce solutions into Sprint’s Curiosity Internet of Things (IoT) platform to deliver the ‘Internet of Payments’

Wirecard moves into IoT with Sprint
The two companies, brought together by SoftBank Investment Advisers, are collaborating to embed payment capabilities in IoT deployments, bringing ...

It's Time to Rethink Distributed Ledger Technologies for IoT
IoT World Today (blog)
In an Internet of Things context, DLT supporters point to the technology's ... Conversely, skeptics of using distributed ledger technologies for IoT view ...

How hackable is your smart device? The UL IoT Security Rating and UL Verified Mark will tell you
Does your device have an easily guessed default password (bad)? Does it anonymize data (good)? UL will check for these security issues and more.

IoT in 2020 – A year to overcome major barriers
Everything from security to cost affect the impact IoT can have so we need to ... 2020 is a year of immense possibility with an expected 20.4 billion IoT ...

It's 2020. Let's Stop Saying “IoT.”
... the station, and we are stuck with that odd term, "Internet of Things (IoT)”. ... It's been 21 since the invention of the term IoT, and we are yet to fulfill this ... If IoT no longer means just "linked sensor objects," than what is it, and is ... After some squeeze in cost and size, Machine To Machine (M2M) became ...

How Smart Technology is Going to Innovate the Way We Drive
What Mobile
At the rate that smart technology is advancing, companies have to work hard to avoid being left behind. We've already seen huge advancements such ...

At CES, Voice Plus Vehicles Jump Start The Connected Economy
The future of the connected vehicle ecosystem — emphasis on connected — is becoming more clear, it seems, every day. And that push continues this week with news from Amazon and others, along with the start of the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and conference in Las Vegas — an event where even more connected car and truck news will almost certainly be made.

Hushmesh Streamlines IoT Security with Password-Free Trustee Device
Mobile ID World
Hushmesh has announced that it will be demonstrating its new password-free authentication solution for guests at CES 2020. Dubbed the Trustee, the new IoT device is designed to be a comprehensive platform that allows users to gain access to any participating service through a simple procedure on their smartphone.

Asset tracker combines cellular IoT and Bluetooth with five-year battery life
Electropages (blog)
Nordic Semiconductor has announced that Meshtech is using both a Nordic multi-mode LTE-M/NB-IoT nRF9160 SiP and Nordic nRF52811 Bluetooth SoC in what is claimed to be the world's first environmental asset tracker to consolidate cellular IoT and Bluetooth wireless technologies with five-year battery life (road mapped to ten on the same tracker hardware).

IoT: How Good are Our Sensors?
TechNative (press release)
The IoT is evolving to become one of the most promising and important topics ... With smart technology, we can get any job done with our voice command. ... The average price of sensors for the Internet of Things systems went down ...

Can Telcos Be Major IoT Service Providers?
Light Reading
Many telcos have long harbored hopes of being major players in the IoT services sector, making use of their distributed network assets, data collection ...

What's new in remote patient monitoring?
Medical Economics
An automated schedule uses push notifications to prompt patients to enter requested biometric, objective and subjective data (including social ...

First international smart home standard ensures secure connectivity between devices
Help Net Security
The OCF Certification Program helps manufacturers create products that “just work” with other OCF Certified IoT devices regardless of their form ...

LEAP is World's Smallest Global Tracker
PR Web (press release)
Innowave, a leader in IoT design, miniaturization and certification, today presented the newest satellite connectivity ...

Industrial Internet Consortium teams up with blockchain-focused security group
Network World
The Industrial Internet Consortium and the Trusted IoT Alliance announced today that they would merge memberships, in an effort to drive more ...

How IoT-Based Devices Are Helping Cities Grow Smarter
IoT For All
Every second, millions of new devices are connecting to the internet. The increase in the availability of the smartphone is contributing in no small ...

Smart Cities seem inevitable – but how smart is the cyber security protecting them?
Information Age
Laetitia Jay, CMO of Sigfox, explains why the future of smart cities hinges on low-cost, low-power, long-lasting connectivity IoT solutions. Read here.

Use of IoT in the Education Sector and Why It's a Good Idea
IoT For All
The current technological advancements are poised to revolutionize the world that we live in. Machines and everyday objects can now communicate ...

IoT giant exposes millions of customer details online
The problem arose when Wyze, using Amazon Web Services to process Internet of Things (IoT) data, left security protocols off that allowed their ...

Air quality IoT starter kit includes a board, gas and temperature sensors
Electropages (blog)
The Okdo Air Quality IoT Starter Kit, available now from RS Components, consists of a Wio Link board, a gas sensor, and a temperature and humidity ...

How To Deploy Intelligent Hotels
Hospitality Net
The Internet Of Things (IoT) is everywhere. And I mean everywhere. That's everywhere in more ways than one. It's the acronym on everyone's lips, ...

London's first rapid electric vehicle charging hub opens in Stratford
TaxiPoint Taxi News
The charge points are fully open access to all EV drivers, allowing them to pay for charging with a simple tap of a contactless card or smart phone, with ...

Cardiff Council lays smart city plans (press release) (blog)
Fourth is the aim of becoming a mobile and sustainable city, with plans to reduce congesting and lower emissions through the use of smart technology ...

Internet of Things (IoT) and Intellectual Property- The Interconnect
It has been predicted that by the year 2025, approximately 80 billion devices will be connected making an estimated economic impact of about $3.9 ...

How IoT Technology Can Help the Environment
IoT World Today (blog)
Not a day goes by, it seems, without a depressing news story emerging about the environment. At the same time, there have been a plethora of stories ...

The IoT Age: Developer creates device for crypto micropayments
Software developer Christian Oosting has designed and built a prototype of a connected micropayment device that can be used specifically for ...

Sensing opportunity: sensor manufacturers need to grab IoT opportunity
Professional Engineering
We also see them widely used in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) where they are able to monitor production processes to provide data that can ...
(Now if we could just afford to buy them… Ed.)

Testing at the IoT Crossroads
Embedded Computing Design (blog)
Today, these intelligent digital electronics form the foundation of the Internet of Things (IoTs) ecosystem, and their growth trajectory is exponential.
(Informative: Ed.)

The IoT wars are over, maybe? Amazon, Apple, Google give up on smart-home domination dreams ...
The Register
After years of trying and failing to dominate the smart home market with their own standards, tech giants Amazon, Apple and Google have finally ...

How has Smart Technology Impacted on Irrigation Technology?
According to some of the most recent statistics from the Energy Saving Trust, the water industry currently collects, treats and supplies more than 16 ...

How Smart Technology is Transforming the Future of Parking
Innovation & Tech Today
City officials across the world are in conversation about the frequent redundancy of car parking space, comparing it to the ever-increasing need for ...

How can embedded SIM technology help you boost IoT connectivity?
Ericsson (press release) (blog)
eSIM is described as an embedded universal integrated circuit card ... One of the fundamental values eSIM brings into IoT is the bootstrapping of ...

Internet of Things in government
IoT's about us: Emerging forms of innovation in the Internet of Things. Article ... sense, and respond: Connected government and the Internet of Things.

75% US IoT adopters add blockchain
Comms Dealer
Most adopters of IoT tech across the pond are also taking blockchain and combining it with their IoT networks, according to a Gartner report.

How AI fleet Management Will Shape the Future of Transportation
Netradyne: Miguel Davis De Guzman
AI fleet management is the use of artificial intelligence-based technology to manage fleet operations. In a constantly changing world, it streamlines the work of any fleet manager by gradually eliminating human error from the transport process.

Siemens ranks as a leading IoT platform provider for smart buildings
Engineers Journal (press release)
Independent industry research company Verdantix has recently ranked Siemens Smart Infrastructure as a leading provider of the Internet of Things ...

Harnessing IoT for Bird Tracking, Conservation
Harnessing IoT for Bird Tracking, Conservation ... IT consultancy firm Accenture has developed an Internet of Things (IoT)-based Birds platform – a first ...