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.
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.
Acquisition broadens Dialog's presence in the IIoT market
Dialog Semiconductor and Adesto Technologies have announced they have signed a definitive agreement for Dialog to acquire all outstanding shares of Adesto. Adesto accelerates Dialog’s expansion into the growing IIoT market that enables smart buildings and industrial automation (Industry 4.0), seamlessly driving cloud connectivity.
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 $bn 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.
LoRa smart home device for IoT applications
Semtech has announced the launch of LoRa Smart Home, a device designed for LPWAN based smart home, community and consumer applications. The transceiver provides low power, broad coverage for indoor and neighbourhood area IoT devices connecting to sensors and actuators for safety, environmental and convenience use cases.
Ultra-low power and security for IoT come
STMicroelectronics has announced ultra-low-power STM32L5x2 microcontrollers (MCUs) that emphasise security to assure better protected IoT-connected applications. Operating at clock frequencies to 110MHz, the STM32L5-series MCUs start from the Arm Cortex-M33 32-bit RISC core with Arm TrustZone hardware-based security.