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Germany: Internet of Things Startups

Germany: Internet of Things Startups

The German government has announced plans for a multi-billion-euro investment fund to back start-ups in Germany, according to Handelsblatt.

Cloud based supercomputers – on demand

Cloud based supercomputers – on demand

Parallel Works, a spinoff from the University of Chicago, has developed a cloud-based platform that gives SMEs access to supercomputers on-demand.

IoT Data: Cloud based platform Qlik Sense

IoT Data: Cloud based platform Qlik Sense

Qlik announced that Rentokil Initial uses the Qlik Sense analytics platform to gain better insights from its product and global company operations data.

Smart Car: Cuvva

Smart Car: Cuvva

Scottish startup Cuvva now launched a product called “Cuvva for Owners” for low-mileage drivers.

M2M: Connected Plant Industrial IoT

M2M: Connected Plant Industrial IoT

Honeywell and Aereon announced they will collaborate on solutions to help industrial customers boost the safety, efficiency and reliability of their operations by leveraging Honeywell’s Industrial Internet of Things ecosystem “INspire”.

Internet of Life IoT: Rhino tracking

Internet of Life IoT: Rhino tracking

The Internet of Life organization deploys Semtech’s LoRaWAN IoT network to monitor endangered species and improve operations at Mkomazi National Park in Tanzania.

RFID: IoT Sensors Technology

RFID: IoT Sensors Technology

Mojix, a specialist in Radio frequency identification (RFID) and sensor technology, has released a new inventory management product called TurboAntenna.

IoT Transportation: Uber SPOT

IoT Transportation: Uber SPOT

In order to make it easier for Uber riders and drivers to find each other, especially after dark, the ride-share company is testing a new technology called SPOT.

Smart Energy Automotive: Electric Vehicle Batteries

Smart Energy Automotive: Electric Vehicle Batteries

Panasonic wants to further expand its relationship with Tesla, with which it is building the so-called ‘Gigafactory’ in Nevada to produce electric vehicle batteries.

IoT: WEF Global Risks 2017 report

IoT: WEF Global Risks 2017 report

The WEF Global Risks 2017 report warns that as a result of disruptive technologies, long-term jobs are being replaced by self-employment in the “gig” economy, leaving individuals to shoulder more responsibility for the costs of unemployment, sickness and old age.