Murata, VitaNet unveil Bluetooth module for IoT devices; HID Global secures university student IDs; SWAN Forum, LoRa Alliance drive network coverage, IoT adoption in water sector; GTTFP Holdings, ThermBot intro smart temperature reader; A2B Tracking updates RFID software; Kerlink, GISupply partner on LoRa-based IoT solutions for health, smart agriculture; ABB adds IoT company Accenture as digital development partner.
Companies that offer IoT products often prioritize functionality, availability and accessibility, but security and privacy must be more than mere afterthoughts.
Sewio offers free IoT software, consultancy for smart quarantining; SSE Technologies launches mobile app using PTS software to test for COVID-19; Sigfox supports COVID-related efforts; MachineMetrics grants free access to manufacturers fighting coronavirus; U-box acquires IoT company Thingstream; STMicroelectronics unveils rugged controller for smart devices; CoreRFID automates lifting equipment inspections for Catena.
The company's SR1000 Series chips are designed to use less power than standard UWB chips and to be faster due to low latency, as well as cost less and prevent interference from other wireless signals.
Vizinex RFID intros tags for tracking large metal assets; STMicroelectronics offers smart device microcontrollers, smart gateway platform; NGK Insulators releases lithium-ion battery for IoT devices; NORVI expands its Industrial IoT offerings.
Tuya Smart's software platform and app provide wireless connectivity to approximately 30 products released in China for such smart-home applications as water meter management, as well as heating and lighting controls.
Semtech releases LoRa smart-home device for IoT apps; MachNation offers software for IoT platform performance testing; STMicroelectronics, Fieldscale add touch-sensitive controls to smart devices; Roambee raises funding to help shippers monitor and automate supply chains; DeltaTrak intros real-time loggers; PVH Corp. seeks RFID rollout coordinator.
SensThys, Convergence Systems Ltd. partner on handheld RFID solutions; STMicroelectronics joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors; Conectis, Igor offer IoT smart-building solutions in Europe; iDTRONIC updates HF RFID reader with Wi-Fi, Ethernet interface; Nerf Challenge utilizes Connect&GO smart wristbands; IoTdc becomes Kerlink IoT solutions distributor in South Africa.
Kookaburra's Smart Balls with SportCor technology using BLE transmissions, as well as British Airways' RFID-enabled luggage tags, are leveraging a wireless transmission solution from Powercast that powers devices, eliminating the need for USB-cabled recharging or, in some cases, batteries.
Schreiner MediPharm is offering a new line of smart tags for pharmaceutical products, made possible by leveraging PragmatIC's ConnectIC family of flexible circuit boards.