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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailSometimes IoT technologies work better in concert. The standard model for IoT networks to combine two or more different connectivity technologies is when short-range wireless protocols are used in the …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailUS electronics distributor Avnet is selling IoT modules ready-bundled with cellular IoT connectivity following a deal with international carrier services company BICS. Avnet’s semiconductor division, Avnet Silica, is offering IoT …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailIoT network provider Sigfox has expanded into Puerto Rico via a service provider agreement with local private equity firm, The Phoenix Fund. The new Sigfox Puerto Rico operation will also …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailShort-range wireless technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), notably, are suited for widespread sensor networks for monitoring all sorts of processes. The chips are cheap and robust, their battery …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailIoT platforms are not a panacea for the complex inter-workings of industrial IoT systems. They are over-the-top interfaces, which just introduce another layer of complexity to the market. The IoT …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailMomentum for NB-IoT and LTE-M will slow in 2020 with the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, but not enough to knock mid-term projections for the cellular IoT sector. The Swedish telecoms vendor …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailUS engineering and product design agency Apricity has devised a combined LTE-M and BLE solution for utilities in the US to control demand from domestic water heaters and reduce supply …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic will accelerate rollout and takeup of narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), which is building a head of steam already. NB-IoT passed 100 million connections in January on the …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail  Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo said in a note published on its corporate website that it will discontinue its NB-IoT commercial offering from March 31. The carrier’s NB-IoT service had …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailCellular is the best connectivity technology for smart street-lighting in cities, reckons Netherlands based lighting company Signify. The rise of ultra narrowband (UNB) for outdoor smart lighting in cities, popularized …

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