TAG: Internet of Things

Fleet Complete acquires compliance solutions provider

March 23, 2017By

Fleet Complete, a global Internet of Things (IoT) provider of fleet telematics and mobile workforce technology, acquired BigRoad, an hours-of-service (HOS) and regulatory compliance solutions provider. BigRoad will continue to operate and sell directly to owner-operators and fleets, and the integrated Fleet Complete BigRoad platform will be offered through their North American partner channels, AT&T and Telus. According to Fleet... read more

Antenova reveals chip antennas for new NB-IoT standard

March 10, 2017By
Antenova's new NB-IoT antenna.

Antenova Ltd., manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for machine-to-machine and the Internet of Things (IoT), has developed a new antenna for the new narrow-band IoT (NB-IoT) standard that was ratified in 2016. The company showcased the antenna at Embedded World in Nuremberg in March. The antenna is small, measuring 20 x 11 x 1.6 mm, and is built to a... read more

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Dragonfly narrowband IoT unveiled with GNSS option

March 7, 2017By

CEVA Inc., licensor of signal processing IP forconnected devices, and Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) have introduced Dragonfly NB1, a comprehensive cost- and power-optimized NB-IoT solution aimed at streamlining the development of LTE IoT devices. Dragonfly NB1 leverages CEVA’s heritage of low-power DSPs and modem design and ASTRI’s experience in RF and IC Design technologies.... read more

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u-blox and Digicom partner on narrowband IoT products

March 7, 2017By
Digicom's narrowband IoT GPS tracker has u-blox inside.

Chip-maker u-blox is parntering with Digicom, a company that offers a wide range of hardware and software with cellular connectivity, to develop narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) products and solutions. Both companies have carried out a series of innovative and successful field trials of the new NB-IoT technology. The announcement reflects u-blox’s and Digicom’s eagerness to meet pent-up demand for Low Power... read more

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Spirent’s new wireless test solution optimized for IoT devices

March 2, 2017By

Spirent Communications is now offering the Elevate IoT Device Test Solution, a new cellular test solution designed to support a wide range of testing areas applicable to Internet of Things (IoT) applications, including end-to-end cloud server connectivity, security vulnerability assessment and battery-life measurement. The announcement was made at Mobile World Congress, which is taking place Feb. 27 to March 2 in Barcelona,... read more

Mobile briefs: Silicon Labs acquires Zentri for IoT

January 30, 2017By

Silicon Labs acquires Zentri Silicon Labs has acquired Zentri, an innovator in cloud-connected Wi-Fi technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT). Zentri helps customers worldwide securely connect and manage products across a range of industrial, commercial and consumer applications. Zentri provides combinations of modules, embedded and cloud software, APIs and other tools for rapid development of secure IoT end-node products.... read more

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U-blox cellular module integrates GNSS with LTE modem for IoT

November 7, 2016By
LARA-R3121 module by u-blox.

U-blox has launched the LARA-R3121, a new module comprising a single-mode LTE Category 1 modem and a GNSS positioning engine specifically designed for Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) devices. The LARA-R3121 is designed for IoT applications including smart utility metering, connected health and patient monitoring, smart buildings, security and video surveillance, smart payment and point-of-sale (POS) systems, as well as... read more

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u-blox brings ARM mbed OS 5 to low-energy IoT modules

October 24, 2016By
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u-blox has announced ARM mbed OS 5 support for the ODIN-W2 wireless Internet of Things (IoT) gateway module and the NINA-B1 Bluetooth low energy module. The ARM mbed OS 5 incorporates a real-time operating system (RTOS) in the core of the operating system. This open environment provides all the features needed to rapidly deploy and develop connected IoT products based on... read more

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