Internet of Things

New partnership to utilise data from IoT sensors to help insurers more effectively price risk

SAS and Octo Telematics have entered into a global partnership agreement to enable property and casualty insurance carriers to gain deeper business insights through the power of IoT. The insurance industry is under intense pressure to improve their books of business and remain relevant in a burgeoning field of tech-driven competition. The billions …

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IoT outperforms stock market amid global slowdown

Systemic problems in showcasing the value of the IoT has led to many of its most important companies struggling to persuade both prospective customers and the investment community that they have their heads screwed on properly, according to a report from Riot (Rethink Internet of Things). Combine this with wider …

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HARTING and HIROSE drive the infrastructure for Single Pair Ethernet

HIROSE Electric and the HARTING Technology Group have entered into an agreement to jointly develop, standardise products and market a connection technology system for Single Pair Ethernet (SPE). “The joint development in the area of Single Pair Ethernet continues and consolidates the successful technology partnership of both companies,” said HIROSE …

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RS Components announces Bluetooth IoT design competition

RS Components (RS) has announced ‘Make With Mesh’, a new design challenge based around IoT Bluetooth technologies, in partnership with Cypress Semiconductor, a world-leading semiconductor maker and embedded solutions provider. The competition challenges creative minds to see what kind of projects they can come up with based around one, or …

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DLT restores trust in the internet

Bosch has reached the next milestone on the road to becoming a leading global IoT supplier. The company’s first step was to give cars, machines, buildings, and other everyday objects connectivity – millions of times over. Bosch sold 52 million web-enabled products in 2018 alone, over a third more than …

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Adesto, IBM and NXP demonstrate robust end-to-end security for Industrial IoT

Adesto, IBM and NXP have demonstrated a powerful solution that provides a new level of security for smart building and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployments. Adesto’s SmartServer IoT edge server and the IBM Watson IoT Platform, together enabled by NXP’s ready-to-use A71CH secure element for IoT devices, provide an …

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ProGlove introduces new IoT wearable for automotive, logistics and manufacturing

ProGlove is launching its second generation of smart gloves. The MARK 2 will be presented to the public at this year’s IoT Tech Expo in London together with the company slogan “For a Smarter Workforce”. The new wearable stands out because of its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connection, larger scan range, increased scans …

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Electrocomponents launches OKdo, its brand new global tech company

Electrocomponents, the company behind RS Components and Allied Electronics & Automation, has launched OKdo, a new global technology business to focus on single board computing (SBC) and the Internet of Things (IoT). OKdo has one simple focus: to create an outstanding experience for all SBC and IoT customers, whatever their …

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Arrow Electronics joins Siemens’ MindSphere Partner Program to extend its Industrial IoT offering

Arrow Electronics announced today that it has joined the MindSphere Partner Program, Siemens’ programme for industrial IoT solution and technology providers.  MindSphere is the cloud-based, open IoT operating system from Siemens that connects products, plants, systems and machines, enabling businesses to harness the wealth of data generated by the IoT with advanced analytics. As a MindSphere Platinum Partner, Arrow has multiple …

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Libelium and Ericsson launch first NB-IoT Developer Kits

Libelium and Ericsson have presented different development IoT kits to enable proof of concepts. In a market context that demands greater maturity and homogeneity in communication protocols, the integration of NB-IoT technology in Libelium’s sensor platform is part of the company’s new strategy to offer customised projects that require specific …

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