Hardware news

Dahua Technology partners with Pepper to bring heightened security to its video IoT devices

Dahua Technology, a manufacturer of video surveillance products, announced a strategic partnership with Pepper, an IoT platform-as-a-service, to allow the integration of its intelligent solutions into Dahua hardware.

Pepper’s U.S.-based platform powers connected devices around the world, delivering highly secure and private connected services via enterprise partnerships.

Read more on us.dahuasecurity.com

Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Certbot OS software tool sponsored by Sectigo

Commercial Certificate Authority (CA) Sectigo, a provider of purpose-built and automated PKI management solutions, is sponsoring Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) free, open-source software tool, Certbot. The aim is to support efforts to encrypt the entire internet and build a network that is more structurally private, safe, and protected against censorship.

For more check iot-now.com

Verizon approves use of MultiTech MultiConnect microCell USB cellular modem on its network

A compact communication platform, the MultiConnect microCell provides LTE Category 1 cellular capabilities with optional 3G fallback for fixed and mobile applications. It is ideal for use in settings such as remotely monitoring solar micro-inverters, power generators, tanks, pipelines, meters, pumps and valves in any energy, utility, or industrial application.

Learn more on iotinnovator.com

Sigfox partners with Alps Alpine to boost innovation in IoT market

Alps Alpine is a manufacturer of components including sensors, HMI (human-machine interfaces), switches and connectivity devices to the automotive, industrial and smartphone industries. The Alliance combines Sigfox’s 0G network, which uses very little energy to connect billions of devices, with Alps Alpine’s mass production capabilities. This opens up huge possibilities to roll out connected devices to the mass market, enabling businesses to accelerate their digital transformation, develop new services and create value for the market.

Find out more on bloomberg.com

RFID solutions developed for on- and off-street parking

When drivers approach a parking garage gate in their vehicles the barrier automatically opens via the wireless technology of the chip in the ((rfid))-Windshield Label applied to the inside of the front window. The fees to be paid are calculated by capturing the entry and exit times and charged to the customer based on the payment data stored in the IT system of the parking facility operator.

Read more on iot-now.com

Software news

Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Certbot OS software tool sponsored by Sectigo

Commercial Certificate Authority (CA) Sectigo, a provider of purpose-built and automated PKI management solutions, is sponsoring Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) free, open-source software tool, Certbot. The aim is to support efforts to encrypt the entire internet and build a network that is more structurally private, safe, and protected against censorship.

Read more on finance.yahoo.com

VMware delivers industry’s only complete SDN and security stack built for the multi-cloud era

Today’s announcement includes the introduction of VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer; new and enhanced network and security analytics capabilities, delivered through VMware vRealize Network Insight 5.0 and NSX Intelligence; and continued advancements of VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud, the industry’s only hyperscale cloud networking solution.

Find out more on ir.vmware.com

Telefónica, DGT and SEAT join forces to use IoT technology to increase cyclists’ safety on the road

The Internet of Things system consists of a drone with a camera, which captures images of what is happening on the road and sends them in real time to a server that will soon be connected to the DGT 3.0 platform via Telefónica’s mobile network. The system processes the image, detects if there is a bicycle or a stationary vehicle on the road and sends an alert to the connected SEAT car.

Learn more on telefonica.com

Denso and BlackBerry ship integrated HMI platform

Vehicles are now equipped with multiple HMI systems, which require several device-specific operating systems to work in unison. Because the operating systems are independently controlled by multiple microcontrollers, it has not been possible to unite and coordinate them to display content and sound in a uniform way. 

The BlackBerry QNX Hypervisor technology enables the independence of several operating systems with different characteristics and controls the integration with one microcomputer.

For more check just-auto.com

General news

Essence and Flex complete automated production lines in Israel to boost flexibility and volume while preserving quality

Essence Group, a global provider of IoT and cyber security platforms, has completed its new automated production line with long-term partner, Flex Ltd, the global manufacturer.

The new production line was co-developed by Essence and Flex Operations in Ofakim, Israel and uses the latest automation systems to produce a range of Essence’s connected living IoT solutions for security, safety and senior monitoring.

Read more on iot-now.com

iBASIS chosen by Simfony for global eSIM connectivity solutions 

Through the collaboration, Simfony powers its Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) customers by unlocking the opportunity to supply end-to-end IoT connectivity solutions. It enables newcomers with a lower entry point into M2M revenues and providers with a more competitive path to expand and drive their own branded mobile and IoT offerings.

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Software AG to become member of Open Industry 4.0 Alliance linking OT and IT

The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance was started in an effort to accelerate the creation of value on the journey to digitalisation. The objective of this new alliance is to establish an open ecosystem and framework for interoperability between vendors. It enables IT and OT vendors to engage in open dialogue and generate common customer value. Software AG will position itself in the segments of IoT Connectivity, Open Edge Computing and as a Hybrid Integration Operator.

Learn more on businesswire.com

Semtech and itk Create Healthy and Productive Ranches with LoRa® Devices

Offering a flexible solution for the smart agriculture vertical, Semtech’s LoRa devices create applications that help minimize waste, maximize yield, reduce expenses, and offer farms and ranches an opportunity to operate as efficiently as possible.

For more check semtech.com