Smart Blog

IoT chips: Alibaba enters the market

IoT chips: Alibaba enters the market

Alibaba Group Holding has acquired Hangzhou C-SKY Microsystems Co., Ltd., an integrated circuit design house, in a bid to increase its own chip-making capability.

KORE and Telarus Partner to Drive Wireless and IoT

KORE and Telarus Partner to Drive Wireless and IoT

KORE announced a partnership with Telarus, the largest privately-held Technology Services Distributor in the United States. KORE’s IoT connectivity solutions and products will be offered through the company’s expansive sales channel.

Siemens and Atos reinforce strategic IoT cooperation

Siemens and Atos reinforce strategic IoT cooperation

Siemens and Atos announced a reinforcement of their strategic IoT co-operation, with plans to accelerate the joint business until 2020 through an joint go-to-market plan and the strengthening of their joint innovation and investment program.

Foxconn buys Belkin in big smart home business deal

Foxconn buys Belkin in big smart home business deal

Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited (FIT), a company most famous for being a supplier of Apple’s smartphone products announced it has bought US consumer electronics and smart home maker Belkin International for $866M.

Digital transformation: Gazprom Goes for IoT in a Big Way

Digital transformation: Gazprom Goes for IoT in a Big Way

Russian oil and gas giant Gazprom Neft has announced it will put its digital transformation high on its top priority list with the creation of the “Digital Transformation Directorate”, a program that is slated to cover the entire company’s digital strategy.

IoT market research: Installed base of connected vending machines to reach 5.4 million by 2022

IoT market research: Installed base of connected vending machines to reach 5.4 million by 2022

Berg Insight, the world’s leading IoT market research provider, today released a new market report covering the connected vending machine market. The global installed base of connected vending machines reached an estimated 2.6 million units in 2017.

Security IoT: The world’s smartest doorbell

Security IoT: The world’s smartest doorbell

Security IoT: Google’s Nest Hello doorbell and smart lock let you see who’s at the door and unlock or lock your door from anywhere. It uses face recognition technology to identify people, and it lets you play a pre-recorded message when you can’t come to the door.

IoT car: Dubai starts trials of smart licence plates

IoT car: Dubai starts trials of smart licence plates

ubais Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that Dubai will be the first city in the world to use smart licence plates. The project was started in collaboration with Team Target International, the Middle East representative of US firm Reviver Auto.

Made for the IoT: The Qualcomm Vision Intelligence Platform

Made for the IoT: The Qualcomm Vision Intelligence Platform

Qualcomm presented a new platform that demonstrates the companies commitment to the Internet of Things. It is providing a solution intended to serve as a launch pad for OEMs.

IoT and Industry 4.0 at HANNOVER MESSE 2018

IoT and Industry 4.0 at HANNOVER MESSE 2018

From April 23-27 HANNOVER MESSE and CeMAT will run concurrently with a special emphasis on integration of the supply chain and manufacturing. This theme encompasses the range of IoT and Industry 4.0 technology, thinking, and creative applications, which work to achieve efficient manufacturing for businesses through digitized production, integrated energy systems and intelligent logistics solutions.