Two factors may be driving growth: decreasing tag costs—as low as 10 cents apiece for Wiliot's battery-harvesting tags—and software with artificial intelligence and machine learning so users can do more with the data they collect.
HID cloud-based platform enables Microsoft certificate automation; STMicroelectronics, Sierra Wireless collaborate on IoT solutions; Nedap launches RFID platform for supply chain visibility; Insight SiP expands its IoT security program; Energous gains FCC approval for OTA wireless charging; XO2Tech unveils RF refrigeration/cooking system; ELATEC commissions technology report on workplace security.
NXP offers UWB development tools for Apple products; Schreiner ProTech intros UHF RFID starter kit; Qualcomm unveils new Internet of Things solutions; SkyLab uses Semtech asset-management platform for prototyping board; Scottish music event goes cashless with Event Genius payment tech; Energous, Atmosic partner on RF energy harvesting; Cupix launches 3D digital twin platform.
As Industrial Internet of Things use cases mount up, the requirement to manage power more efficiently has increased exponentially, with interesting results.
Everactive intros IoT steam-trap predictive-maintenance solution; Software AG uses MachNation IoT performance-testing system; Semtech, EchoStar Mobile to test satellite IoT connectivity integrated with LoRaWAN; Avnet offers IoT proof-of-concept development platform; Omdia survey shows enterprises deem IoT vital to digital transformation; Ambiq unveils voice-command kit with BLE option for IoT devices; Essence Group launches smart home security solution.
Brady Corp. announces tender offer to acquire Nordic ID; Atmosic Technologies intros IoT energy-harvesting reference designs; Senet, Lorax Systems partner on IoT natural gas safety solution; XO2Tech unveils sensor-based AI healthcare chat-bot; FIDO Alliance creates new IoT onboarding standard.
SUKU, Avery Dennison Smartrac, EM Micro partner on healthcare traceability; Telefónica Tech, Fibocom Wireless, Aitos.io team up for IoT-blockchain offerings; AVSystem connects LPWAN IoT devices to Microsoft, Amazon platforms; World Alliance for Efficient Solutions recognizes Xidas IoT; UrsaLeo, Shiratech collaborate on predictive-maintenance products; RFID firm Know Labs secures new financing; USDA to pursue rulemaking on RFID use in animal disease traceability.
The company's BLE-enabled microcontroller and system-on-chip are being built into millions of wireless sensor devices to capture, manage and transmit data from sensors at low power, enabling greater functionality in healthcare wearables, industrial equipment trackers and other IoT-based solutions.
Thermostat controls company Cotherm is providing NFC-enabled products using IoTize's 3-Stroke TapNLink for connectivity that allows those installing or using heating systems to adjust the setting of their devices with the tap of a phone.
Amazon's latest product is intended to expand wireless transmission for Internet of Things solutions beyond the front door of homes or businesses, leveraging BLE and LoRa technologies.