Vancouver, B.C. and Sunnyvale, CA
Sierra Wireless and Movimento today announced a partnership to provide automotive OEMs with an integrated solution to streamline vehicle software installation and updates. Sierra Wireless’s device-to-cloud solution and Movimento’s Over the Air (OTA) technology together provide the industry’s first commercially available cloud-based platform to maintain connected cars.
SmartMark Communications, LLC, the leader in strategic communications for the digital world, announced today that the President and CEO of the company, Juliet Shavit, will be speaking at the TIA Network of the Future conference in Dallas, Texas on June 7th, 2016 at 1:30 pm. Shavit will be moderating a panel of industry experts on the topic IoT and the transformation of smart cities in the session entitled, “Smart Cities – from Apps to Infrastructure.”
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today issued comments (pdf) regarding the Internet of Things (IoT) to the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).
Enterprises that will deploy IoT solutions say that they are trimming back their plans for the next 12 months, according to the IoT M2M Council (IMC), a trade group whose membership is comprised of over 17,000 technology buyers from around the globe in the nascent technology sector. The IMC’s Quarterly IoT Buyers’ Index surveys its members about their buying plans up to two years out, and the relative number of enterprise users looking to make IoT investments in a six- or 12-month timeframe has shown slight decreases over the last three consecutive quarters.
Ingenu, the pioneer in delivering connectivity exclusively to machines, and Compal Electronics, one of the world’s largest original design manufacturers of IT products, today announced a strategic partnership that will bring the next generation of Ingenu’s patented RPMAÒ (Random Phase Multiple Access) hardware to the market to meet growing demand for IoT connectivity worldwide.
NetComm Wireless Limited a leading global developer of data communications devices, today announced that Verizon Wireless has certified the NetComm Wireless 4G WiFi M2M Router (NTC-140W-01) for use on the Verizon Wireless Private Network. Mission-critical wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) data can now be secured using the NTC-140W-01 to create a direct connection to internal enterprise systems over a segregated private network.
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Responding to strong demand for energy-and-cost efficient Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity in the U.S., SIGFOX, the world’s leading provider of dedicated IoT connectivity, announced today it will expand deployment of its network in 100 cities across the country in 2016.
Security in IoT has now become a key priority as solutions are becoming more main stream and both the potential risk and magnitude of impact are becoming significant. Incidences from 2014 and earlier regarding IoT have represented not only a breach of trust but also a threat to personal and enterprise data security.
A new report published by Beecham Research helps enterprise companies to match their Internet of Things (IoT) applications to the most appropriate public connectivity services to enable them. The report, ‘An Introduction to LPWA Public Service Categories: Matching Services to IoT Applications’, also proposes a new name for this new class of providers.