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KDDI-owned IoT connectivity provider Soracom has announced a deal with France-based outfit IDEMIA, a supplier of identity-related security services, to offer enterprise customers an optimised low-power embedded SIM (eSIM) with …

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KDDI-owned IoT connectivity provider Soracom, an investor in and collaborator with new Sigfox-owner UnaBiz, has expanded its partner network into the Americas and Europe, it has said, including via its …

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The energy division of Japanese industrial conglomerate Hitachi has launched a new line of 5G-enabled routers for smart cities, oil and gas, mining, manufacturing, and utility customers. Its upgraded TRO600 …

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hitachi thales railway rail

Hitachi Rail purchasing Thales’ Ground Transportation Systems business for approximately $2 billion Japanese industrial heavyweight Hitachi Rail has entered into exclusive negotiations with French multinational Thales Group to purchase the …

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automated guided vehicles

To further explore the intersection of 5G and manufacturing, register for the 5G Manufacturing Forum. Automated guided vehicles are just one part of 5G manufacturing An automated guided vehicle (AGV) …

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KDDI-owned IoT connectivity provider Soracom has announced new investment from six technology firms, including from two major IoT customers, in the form Nippon Gas (NICIGAS) and Sourcenext Corporation in the …

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Suntory Beverage & Food, the soft drinks division of Japanese drinks company Suntory, has recruited Hitachi to deploy its Lumada-branded IoT platform and IoT analytics applications at its newly opened …

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Hitachi is to acquire Silicon Valley-based digital engineering services company GlobalLogic for $9.5 billion. The firm will be integrated into the Japanese firm’s Hitachi Vantara unit; its digital engineering capabilities …

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5G Japan

Finnish vendor Nokia announced the ‘Nokia Local 5G Technology Partnership’, a new strategic alliance to accelerate adoption of 5G-based enterprise industry solutions in Japan. Members of the new alliance include …

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industrial automation

Time for an update on the state of play in the industrial IoT platform market; there are numerous studies and rankings of the principle platforms in the space, but Gartner’s …

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