[Interview] Industry Experts on Choosing Your IoT Network

Jason Elliott, 5G market development manager Samuele Machi, marketing manager, 4th industrial revolution   ReadWrite: When we talk about networking around IoT there’s a lot of smaller networking models e.g mesh networks and protocols. Everything from that to large networks talking about 5g deployments. So, there’s a lot of issues for large enterprises to plan around […]

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Samsung challenges Google with Connect Home Wi-Fi mesh

Samsung announced on Thursday a competitor to Google Wi-Fi, which is able to cover up to 7,500 square feet and also act as a SmartThings hub. Much like the lauded Google Wi-Fi, the Samsung Connect Home creates a mesh WiFi network that extends the network’s coverage area, similar to a wireless booster. See Also: Samsung […]

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AT&T hooks up Biotricity for medical device data work

Biotricity has selected AT&T as its prefered network partner, providing the wireless carrier entry into the medical market. AT&T has a pilot program in place that provides Biotricity with “near real-time connectivity for data transmission.” That will expand to a full program later this year, when Biotricity launches its first wearable. See Also: IoT revenues […]

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Interconnected cars only a few years away, says Lear

Modular wireless connectivity may be coming to cars in the “a few years,” allowing cars to talk to other cars, connected roads, and parking lots. Car component supplier Lear is looking to become the major player in this market, after acquiring Arada Systems and Autonet Mobile, two firms that developed wireless connectivity inside cars. See […]

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Sigfox and ENGIE building Singapore IoT network

Internet of Things communications provider Sigfox has announced its intention to build an IoT network in Singapore, with help from Engie, an electric utility firm and UnaBiz, an IoT network operator. Sigfox, for those unaware, provides a network that is more cost effective and efficient than traditional wireless networks. It is aimed at the Internet […]

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Arduino drops two new IoT developer boards

Arduino has announced two new developer boards aimed at the Internet of Things (IoT) community, called the Primo and Otto. It comes just one month after the MKR1000 was announced worldwide. The Primo is Arduino’s first IoT computing board to feature all the traditional wireless standards, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth low-energy, near-field communications (NFC), and […]

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Hologram’s new IoT platform now very real

Chicago-based startup Hologram has announced its cellular platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), which provides businesses with a cost effective way to design, create, and deploy IoT devices. Hologram claims to provide an end-to-end solution for businesses, with everything from connected hardware to cloud messaging services bundled into its cellular platform. See Also: Hitachi […]

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What are the five main markets for IoT?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is accelerating at an impressive speed, forecasters predict 25 billion devices will be online by 2020, creating over $300 billion in opportunities for companies involved. Even with this considerable growth coming in the next five years, most enterprise folks still don’t understand or aren’t invested in the IoT revolution. Management […]