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Open Interconnect Consortium Increases Membership with UPnP Forum Agreement

27 Nov

The Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) has announced it would be acquiring substantially all of the assets of the UPnP Forum. In exchange, OIC will offer membership to UPnP Forum members. (more…)

GSMA Launches Low Power Wide Area Network Initiative to Accelerate Growth of the Internet of Things

24 Aug

The GSMA has announced that it has established the ‘Mobile IoT Initiative’, a new project backed by 26 of the world’s leading mobile operators, OEMs, chipset, module and infrastructure companies, designed to address the use of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions in licensed spectrum. (more…)

The Connected Object Revolution

1 Jul

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–There are currently 25 billion connected objects in the world, making an average of more than 3 objects per person (Cisco survey1). The rapid expansion of connected objects (including ‘wearables’) raises new challenges around data security for the industry players who will be present at CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS. (more…)

FarEastTone to Cooperate with NTT DoCoMo on IoT Applications

22 Jun

Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. will work with Japan’s NTT DoCoMo to develop enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported. (more…)

Lenovo Launches a $49 Media Streaming Device

29 May

News source: Deepanshu Khandelwal, The Tech Portal

As a part of its ongoing, first-ever Technology Conference christened Lenovo Tech World, Lenovo announced a new media streaming device of its own, named Lenovo Cat. The device costs $49 and works with Android devices across all ranges. (more…)

As PC market shrinks, Acer eyes IoT opportunities

29 May

Acer, the world’s No. 5 PC maker, said Thursday “it will take cautious steps” to develop Internet of Things (IoT) applications as the global computer market continues to contract. (more…)

Taiwan to benefit from emerging IoT, big data sectors

28 May

Big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) will bolster Taiwan’s information services industry, helping it to grow from NT$156.7 billion (US$25.2 billion) in 2015 to NT$176.3 billion (US$5.78 billion) in 2018, according to the Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC). (more…)

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Invests In Bangalore-Based Lookup in Series A

21 May

News source: Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Lookup, a mobile based local commerce messaging app has raised $3 million in Series A round of funding from number of investors, including Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter. As a part of the deal, he has also joined the team as an adviser. (more…)

ARM and UMC Target New 55nm ULP Physical IP Solution for Energy-Efficient Applications

17 May

ARM and United Microelectronics Corporation (“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced the availability of a new ARM® Artisan® physical IP solution on 55nm to accelerate the development of ARM processor-based embedded systems and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. (more…)

Qualcomm Expands Intelligent Connectivity Solutions for the Internet of Everything

14 May

Qualcomm Incorporated  today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., has introduced two new intelligent connectivity solutions for the Internet of Everything (IoE). The new solutions, the QCA401x and QCA4531, bring feature-rich Wi-Fi® and broad ranging capabilities to connect products and are each accompanied by development platforms to give customers an expedited and cost-effective path to deployment. (more…)