Internet of Things

Joint venture to tackle security in Industrial IoT

Trend Micro and Moxa have executed a letter of intent relating to the formation of a joint-venture corporation—TXOne Networks—which will focus on the security needs present in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) environments, including smart manufacturing, smart city, smart energy and more. Historically, within industrial environments Information Technology (IT), …

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Kyocera wins CEATEC Award for Amcenna IoT Antenna

Kyocera‘s Amcenna IoT antenna has received Japan’s Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Award. Amcenna, a compact antenna that performs well even when mounted on metals or near water, was recognised during the 2018 CEATEC Awards, organised by CEATEC JAPAN 2018 — one of Asia’s largest IT and electronics tradeshows. Kyocera’s Amcenna …

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Mouser Electronics and Sigfox announce global distribution agreement

Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with Sigfox, the Internet of Things (IoT) services provider. Through the agreement, Sigfox Sens’it Discovery solution and SDR dongle are now available at Mouser. Sens’it Discovery is a customisable IoT solution that combines the Sens’it 3 device with the sensit.io application, along with Sigfox …

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Batteryless smart devices closer to reality

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have taken a huge step towards making smart devices that do not use batteries or require charging. These battery-free objects, which feature an IP address for internet connectivity, are known as Internet of Things (IoT) devices. If an IoT device can operate without a …

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ABB drives standard for automation and future-proofed IIoT architectures

Just as HTML spurred growth of the Web, the new Open Platform Communication Unified Architecture (OPC UA) interoperability standard will enable industrial players to unlock the full potential of Industry 4.0. In an announcement published by the OPC Foundation, the organisation states its vision of becoming the worldwide industrial interoperability …

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The tangible benefits of VR are so broad, they are beyond tangible 

In this article, Joseph Zulick, manager at MRO Electric and Supply, discusses the opportunities virtual reality (VR) holds for businesses. Amidst all the hype and wide-eyed growth predicted for virtual reality, it is often difficult for stakeholders to decide which of its two words to focus on. Will VR deliver only indirect, …

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Mouser signs global distribution agreement with Sudo Systems

Mouser Electronics has entered into a distribution agreement with Sudo Systems, an innovator in high-performance embedded systems for next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) devices. As part of the agreement, Mouser Electronics becomes an authorised distributor of Sudo Systems’ groundbreaking SudoProc system-on-module (SoM). This revolutionary, high-performance module drastically reduces development time and accelerates time to …

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Preparing to integrate IIoT

In this article, Joseph Zulick, manager at MRO Electric and Supply, explains how controls, automation, and instrumentation help with the integration and use of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies. As advances in technology make it more cost-effective to deploy IIoT, industries will need to acquire a strategic approach to integrating …

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How the Internet of Things is expected to influence the engineering and manufacturing industries

In this article, Joseph Zulick, manager at MRO Electric and Supply, explains how IoT will influence industry with decentralised management, heightened visibility and greater efficiencies. The Internet of Things is creating a 3D map of your workspace, and it knows you have been taking too many coffee breaks. Every 15 …

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Libelium expands LoRaWAN coverage for LATAM and Asia-Pacific on its IoT sensor platform

Libelium has enlarged its LoRaWAN wireless connectivity in LATAM and Asia-Pacific areas to Waspmote, Plug & Sense! and Smart Parking sensor devices. The Internet of Things company includes new coverage to its wireless sensor network with LoRaWAN AS 923 MHz band. Libelium reaffirms its commitment to interoperability with a great …

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