The evaluation platform, designed for application development, features modules utilizing the company's second-generation Bluetooth Low Energy system-on-chip.
The DESFire EV3 IC is designed to provide security and connectivity to contactless smart-city services.
A solution from telecom carrier National Narrowband Network aims to reduce water waste by up to 30 percent with Sensoterra probes and an app that provides real-time data and analytics about water use in growing fields, city parks and athletic fields.
Fujitsu Frontech North America intros washable RFID linen tag; Tatwah offers ultra-low-power Bluetooth 5 beacons; ACD Group unveils terminal that can accommodate RFID readers; Tuya Smart announces NB-IoT module for smart cities, health care, agriculture; STMicroelectronics microcontrollers add security for IoT applications.
The ubiquity of Wi-Fi networks and the prevalence of consumer smart devices make Wi-Fi an ideal underlying backbone to provide immediate scale to nearly all buildings.
The Eclipse Foundation has launched a working group for the Industrial Internet of Things software standard known as Sparkplug, to ensure the interoperability of IoT systems for energy and gas, automotive and other industrial users.
RFID ticket provider FineLine Technologies acquires Consolidated Printing; Datamars launches integration software for self-deployed RFID laundry system; ViewTag chooses Powercast chipset for RFID-BLE bag tag; Telensa, LIGMAN provide smart street lighting, smart city sensing in APAC; Pulse Secure, Nozomi Networks team up for secure IIoT connectivity; IoT company KORE acquires Integron; IKEA joins Zigbee Alliance board of directors; Ergosense, Thingstream partner on IoT facility-management solution.
Teslonix intros overhead RFID reader system; Xerafy releases metal RFID asset-management tag; Allot report highlights IoT concerns as telecoms prepare for 5G; Objenious LoRaWAN-certified products to include Kerlink low-power IoT reference design; Senet, MeterSYS partner on smart-city solutions for public utilities; Wyld Networks, Delta-T Devices sign framework contract for connected soil sensors; Zigbee Alliance augments Green Power Program for IoT devices; Accruent, Synchronoss Technologies announce IoT partnership for dynamic environments.
Smartrac and SensThys have partnered to develop a moisture-, humidity- and temperature-sensing solution that is being piloted for roof leak detection and concrete curing; the technology companies are also selling a starter kit for a variety of use cases.
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology division is working with the Open Geospatial Consortium and the City of St. Louis to develop an integrated emergency-response system that will include sensors and software to detect and respond to river floods, flash floods, fires, car accidents and stranded individuals.