IoT enhances radon-monitoring on Mount Etna
In a novel example of the broad applications of LoRaWAN Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the IoT, has announced its Wirnet gateway is powering a radon-monitoring sensing project on Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna.
Module AT&T certified for LTE-M and NB-IoT
Telit has announced that its ME910G1-W1 module has been certified for use on AT&T’s LTE-M and narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) networks. Based on the Qualcomm 9205 LTE Modem from Qualcomm Technologies the module is ideal for smart utility metering, industrial sensors, fitness trackers, wearable medical devices and other applications that require long battery life, low module costs and reliable connectivity even in the most difficult-to-cover loc...
Wireless SoCs enable eco-friendly IoT devices
Silicon Labs has announced a new family of secure, ultra-low-power Zigbee wireless SoC devices designed for eco-friendly IoT products deployed in mesh networks. The EFR32MG22 (MG22) family expands Silicon Labs’ Zigbee portfolio by delivering the smallest, lowest power SoCs optimised for Zigbee Green Power applications.
Accelerate the development of IoT applications
IAR Systems has announced full coverage for the RA Arm Cortex microcontrollers (MCUs) from Renesas to accelerate the development of IoT applications.. The complete development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench provides powerful code optimisations and comprehensive debugging features in an easy-to-use integrated development environment with excellent worldwide technical support and training.
Connector opens a new dimension of IoT monitoring
Paessler has announced the launch of PRTG Node-REDConnector, which is to be presented for the first time at embedded world in Nuremberg from 25th-27th February. The Node-RED Connector enables PRTG Network Monitor by Paessler to offer its advanced monitoring capabilities for manufacturing, IIoT and IoT environments.
Cloud service for remote monitoring of IoT devices
Percepio has announced DevAlert, a cloud service for IoT product organisations that provides immediate awareness of firmware problems in deployed IoT devices and visual diagnostic information to speed resolution.
Wireless SoCs help drive digital transformation
Silicon Labs has announced a new family of secure, proprietary wireless SoC devices designed for power- and size-constrained IoT products powered by batteries or energy harvesting sources.
Strengthening IoT ecosystem security
u-blox has announced that it will strengthen the security of IoT ecosystems built upon its dedicated LTE-M and NB-IoT chipset by implementing a key set of security features endorsed by the GSMA. Support for the IoT SAFE (IoT SIM applet for secure end-to-end communication) implementation guide will be included in a software maintenance release for u-blox devices based on the UBX-R5 chipset, such as the new SARA-R5 series in 2020.
Forecasts 5G IoT revenue to reach $8bn by 2025
A new study from Juniper Research found that total operator-billed revenue from 5G IoT connections will reach $8bn by 2024; rising from $525m in 2020. This is a growth of over 1,400% over the next five years. The report identified the automotive and smart cities sectors as key growth drivers for 5G adoption over the next five years.
Dual-mode cellular module for Industrial IoT
u-blox has announced certification of its dual-mode SARA R410M 83B module for Australia on Telstra’s LTE M and NB-IoT cellular network. The module will suit a broad spectrum of IoT applications such as smart metering, telematics, asset and vehicle tracking, security systems and connected health.