A report prepared by the BR-500 Consortium, with support from BNDES, proposes to standardize toll collection via RFID tags.
Mist offers BLE platform for scalable, standards-based asset visibility; Domino's franchise groups deploy Unified Office's IoT Operations Performance Suite; EEMBC benchmark reveals energy cost of using BLE for Internet of Things; Xicato, LumiFi partner for multivendor lighting control; Fujitsu, VMware expand strategic collaboration to offer IoT solutions for automobile industry.
Why is such a standard so important for the Internet of Things?
Bangkok expands BlipTrack Wi-Fi Bluetooth sensor solution; Autodesk, Taxal conducts research into IoT trends; Oasis Smart SIM showcases eSIM solution for IoT connected devices; ams launches AS7221 smart-lighting manager; ETSI publishes smart-home specifications.
Just like our democracy, the Internet of Things will break if we do not take an active role in it.
We may have to wait five or more years for the industry to reach a consensus on standards. Could the smart use of the right types of software bring us to a viable IoT communication architecture sooner?
On Monday, two groups that have spent the past few years developing competing open-source communication standards for Internet of Things devices announced that they will merge. But there is still plenty of reconciliation to do before consumers can enjoy interoperable IoT devices—if they ever do.
Following standardization milestones this summer, a number of cellular industry stakeholders and suppliers have revealed their product roadmaps for Category NB1 and Category M1 cellular devices.
The school is deploying an app-based solution from Mando that delivers location-based content to students as they move around campus.
With the standards in place, it's time for the industry to deliver on the promise of this low-power wide-area networking technology.