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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailQualcomm has launched a certification programme for combining augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) devices and Snapdragon-based 5G smartphones. The programme will approve tethered AR and VR devices for …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailSatellite connectivity startup Skylo, promising NB-IoT on existing geostationary satellites, has emerged from stealth with $116 million in total funding, including a new $103 million Series B round led by …

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Curiosity Lab

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailJapanese telecoms group SoftBank claims to have tested non-standalone 5G with connected cars. Nokia, the kit partner for the tests, called it a “world-first trial”. The setup used 3GPP Release …

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MONET

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailJapan’s Softbank will plough artificial intelligence (AI) and internet-of-things (IoT) technologies into a burgeoning smart city project in Indonesia, after striking a deal with Jakarta-based conglomerate Lippo Group. The deal, …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail Japanese car maker Subaru and compatriot telecommunications group SoftBank have started joint research on use cases that apply 5G mobile communication systems and cellular V2X (C-V2X) communication systems to help …

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Altair

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailIsraeli firm Altair Semicondictor will embed ‘cloud location over cellular’ (C-LoC) software into its ALT1250 dual-mode NB-IoT and LTE-M chipset. It has worked with C-LoC technology firm Polte Corporation on …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail Indian telecommunications operator Reliance Jio expects to connect at least a billion connected IoT devices to its Internet of Things (IoT) platform within the next two years, Indian newspaper The Economic Times reported …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailSequans Communications has introduced a new version of its Monarch chip platform, combining LTE-M and NB-IoT connectivity. The backward-compatible Monarch 2 chip brings a new secure element, a 60-percent boost …

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MONET

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail  The JV, dubbed MONET, aims to create a mobility-as-a-service business unit in 2020   Japanese firms Toyota and SoftBank have agreed to form a strategic partnership to facilitate the …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail  The new technology enables users to transmit data to IoT devices without the need of an IP address   Japanese carrier SoftBank announced that it has successfully completed what …

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