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Global Smartwatch Market Revenue up 20%

Global Smartwatch Market Revenue up 20%

The global smartwatch market posted a healthy 20% revenue growth in H1 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic and shipments remaining flat compared to the same period last year, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s IoT service.

In the “Year of the Pig”: Porcine Face Monitoring

In the “Year of the Pig”: Porcine Face Monitoring

Researchers at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are developing facial recognition technology that can help farmers assess the emotional and physical well-being of pigs.

Insight and Sentian Pioneer Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT)

Insight and Sentian Pioneer Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT)

Device Insight, established provider of IoT and IIoT solutions, and Sentian, a Swedish specialist in industrial AI, are pooling their expertise to help companies optimize their production processes along the lines of a Smart Factory.

Skylo and Sony to Deploy IoT in Space

Skylo and Sony to Deploy IoT in Space

Skylo, a Silicon Valley satellite communications startup, announced a partnership Aug. 18 with Sony Semiconductor Israel, a company formerly known as Altair Semiconductor. Skylo and Sony are the first to develop and deploy cellular IoT chipsets (branded “Altair”) that can connect via geostationary satellites, leveraging the standardized, 5G-ready, NB-IoT protocol.

Innovaccer Debuts COVID-19 Management System Based on Azure

Innovaccer Debuts COVID-19 Management System Based on Azure

Innovaccer, Inc., a leading healthcare technology company, today announced the availability of its COVID-19 Management System based on Azure. Customers find the solution in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure.

Verizon Introduces Hyper-precise Location Service

Verizon Introduces Hyper-precise Location Service

Communication technology specialist Verizon launched Hyper Precise Location service using Real Time Kinematics (RTK) technology.

New Safeguarding Solutions From O2 Help British Businesses Return to Work

New Safeguarding Solutions From O2 Help British Businesses Return to Work

O2 Business in the UK just started rolling out a suite of digital services for businesses to help the nation get back to work safely in the COVID-19-pandemic.

Microsoft Azure Certification for Telit’s IoT Portfolio

Microsoft Azure Certification for Telit’s IoT Portfolio

IoT-enabler Telit announced that several of the manufacturers module families have been certified by Microsoft as part of its Azure Certified for IoT device catalog.

CEVA NB-IoT IP Receives Full Certification From Deutsche Telekom

CEVA NB-IoT IP Receives Full Certification From Deutsche Telekom

CEVA‘s Dragonfly NB2 turnkey solution is the first licensable NB-IoT IP to receive full certification from Deutsche Telekom – one of the world’s largest mobile network operators

User data: EU opens to investigate Google’s acquisition of Fitbit

User data: EU opens to investigate Google’s acquisition of Fitbit

The European Commission (EC) has launched a full-scale probe of a planned Google purchase of Fitbit, saying that the move raised serious concerns over control of user data.