Semtech Launches LoRa IoT Picocell for Homes and Small Businesses

Extends network coverage to hard-to-reach indoor areas enabling scalability

CAMARILLO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the availability of its new LoRa multi-band picocell reference design for a variety of indoor applications. Leading consumer and enterprise equipment manufacturers are currently testing the LoRa picocell reference design, using Semtech's new SX1308 picocell gateway IC coupled with a SX1255 or SX1257 LoRa® RF transceiver, and are expected to help bring low cost LoRaWAN networks to market for consumers and private enterprises.

Broadband Internet Advisory Group Releases IoT Security and Privacy Recommendations

Report explores the technical aspects of security and privacy of networked consumer devices

Today, the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) announced the publication of its report on the technical aspects of Internet of Things (IoT) security and privacy.

In the past few years, many devices now being connected to the Internet are not only personal computers but also a variety of devices embedded with Internet connectivity and functions. This class of devices has generally been described as the Internet of Things (IoT) and has brought with it new security and privacy risks. 

Infinera Powers Cloud Scale Networks with New DTN-X Platforms

Intelligent Transport Network architecture blends web scale technologies with telco-grade, improves TCO

 Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced a number of new platforms within the award winning DTN-X Family designed to power cloud scale networks. With this announcement, Infinera is ushering in the next generation of Intelligent Transport Network architecture that blends the best of web scale technologies with the best of telco-grade technologies, yielding over 50 percent better total cost of ownership (TCO) over conventional networks.

GlobalPlatform Expands Root of Trust Requirements and Definitions for IoT

Industry body details how to establish a Root of Trust using secure components

GlobalPlatform has published Root of Trust Definitions and Requirements to enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and service providers (SPs) to create, implement and use a Root of Trust to protect their devices and services.

The document provides a detailed technical framework, explaining how GlobalPlatform technology implements two key concepts that are integral to securing the delivery of digital services, regardless of sector:

Verizon completes acquisition of Fleetmatics

Driving toward position as global leader in fleet and mobile resource management

Verizon Communications Inc. today announced completion of its $2.4 billion acquisition of Fleetmatics Group PLC for $60.00 per share in cash.

As a result, Fleetmatics shares will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange. As a Verizon company, Fleetmatics, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with North American headquarters in Waltham, Mass., is now part of the Verizon Telematics business, which offers comprehensive wireless, software and hardware solutions to consumers, enterprises, automakers and dealers to power connected-vehicle products around the world.

Leti & Institute for Information Industry of Taiwan Partner on IoT, 5G

Collaboration to include work on platforms to provide real-world validation of solutions

Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, and the Institute for Information Industry of Taiwan (III), a non-profit non-governmental technology development organization, today announced an agreement for mutual exploration of a wide range of information and communications technology (ICT) related to the Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G wireless connectivity.

Rising Economies in Asia, Russia and Brazil help to drive growth in Cellular IoT Connections says Beecham Research

Global Cellular IoT connections to reach almost 1.22bn in 2021

While Western Europe and North America have led the adoption of cellular M2M and IoT connections, APAC headed-up by China, is now driving the market along with new players such as Brazil and Russia, according to Beecham Research’s latest report. In its ‘Global Assessment of the Cellular IoT Connectivity Market’, published today, Beecham Research says that the cellular IoT connections – from 2G to 5G – reached almost 261 million at the end of 2015 and predicts that this will approach 1.22bn in 2021.

FreeWave Technologies and Techneaux announce new intelligent sensor network solution

Partnership offers IIoT hub based App for instant visualization of edge devices

JavaOne 2016, Booth #5212 – FreeWave Technologies (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced it has partnered with Techneaux Technology Services (http://www.techneaux.com/) to deliver a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) application with its Zumlink wireless IoT communication solutions (http://go.freewave.com/zumlink).

AI Security Leader to be Important Player in IoT Security

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly becoming integrated into many aspects of communication, applications, content, and commerce.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is a particularly important area for AI as a means for safeguarding assets, reducing fraud, and supporting analytics and automated decision making.  Mind Commerce estimates that global AI-based IoT anti-fraud and security intelligence solution revenue will reach nearly $1.5B USD by 2021.

Telenor Connexion announces increased focus on its Global Partner Program

Partnerships with Tieto, Flex, and LumenRadio create additional capabilities within the IoT

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