Labege, France and Sao Paulo, Brazil
SIGFOX, the world’s leading provider of dedicated communications service for the Internet of Things (IoT), and WND, the company launched to extend SIGFOX’s network across Latin America, today announced they have begun deploying SIGFOX’s dedicated IoT network throughout Brazil, starting with Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. This new deployment marks the addition of the 18th country where SIGFOX is present and SIGFOX’s footprint on all continents.
Jim Zemlin, executive director of The Linux Foundation, will take center stage at ITS America 2016 San Jose on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. PDT, as the keynote speaker for day two of the event, “The Infrastructure of Things.”
Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced today that A2A, a leading Italian utility company, has launched A2A Smart City, an initiative to promote Internet of Things (IoT) applications, and will deploy a low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) based on the LoRaWAN specification in 2016.
A COLLOQUY nationwide survey of 1,060 American consumers shows that 63% say wearable devices are too expensive. Just over one out of every two Americans, 52%, say they don’t know enough about wearables and don’t understand them.
On the other hand, 35% of consumers said wearable technology is nerdy, but “cool nerdy.” In a stat that retailers undoubtedly will embrace, one in four Americans, 27%, said they “used to hate shopping but with my wearable I love it.” And just 8% said wearable devices are uncomfortable.
Altice N.V. (Euronext: ATC, ATCB), an international telecom and media group, its subsidiary SFR, the second-largest French global telecommunications operator, and SIGFOX, the world’s leading provider of global communications service for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced they will integrate SIGFOX connectivity in the group’s service offering in France and internationally. Altice customers and divisions in France and internationally will benefit from SIGFOX Connectivity, which complements the group’s telecom offer.
Santa Clara, CA
Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, today announced its MultiConnect® mDot™ a LoRaWAN™ ready, LPWAN RF module, is now fully certified by the LoRa® Alliance through its LoRaWAN certification process conducted at the Espotel’s laboratory in Jyväskylä, Finland. New certification ensures that MultiConnect mDot formally complies with the LoRaWAN specifications and is compatible with LoRaWAN networks.
Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that PLK Technology (PLK) has selected Telit’s SL869-V2 GNSS IoT module to deliver positioning functionality for Optian, a new product combining the features of an Advanced Driver Assistant System (ADAS) and a high-end automotive black box.