Amazon invites developers to test its Sidewalk public IoT network
Sidewalk's low-cost, long-range IoT coverage now extends to more than 90% of the U.S. population.
This week Amazon announced that its Sidewalk community IoT network was open to developers and invited them to "build the next billion connected devices".
Amazon Sidewalk is a secure, low-bandwidt... Read more
Addtech acquires MCS Europe
Addtech announced the acquisition of MCS Europe, a network product and IoT services provider based in Rotterdam and Mechelen.
MCS was founded in 1997. At present, the company has nearly 20 employees and about €7 million in annual sales. MCS specializes in network products and IoT services, in... Read more
Technology providers to follow top trends in 2022
Top modern trends are expected to drive technology providers in 2022 and beyond.
The technology industry has evolved dramatically over the last five years, with many new trends impacting companies large and small. Here are just a few of the top trends driving technology providers in 2022.
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‘Sigfox will be saved on the brink of bankruptcy’
Sigfox, an IoT network operator, appears to have found a buyer. The acquisition may save the organization from bankruptcy.
Sigfox operates an IoT network in more than 72 countries. In 2021, the organization found itself in dire straits. Debt has been piling up. Sigfox went into receivership in J... Read more
Portnox raises $22 million in its Series A investment to fund growth
Portnox, a network security startup, officially known as Access Layers, announced on Thursday that it has closed a $22-million funding round. The Series A investment was led by Elsewhere partners and is going to fuel growth plans by the startup.
Large companies can have corporate networks spanni... Read more
Samsara raises $805 million through IPO
Samsara announces its first IPO, and it is widely accepted, raising the company $805 million, pushing the valuation to over $12 billion.
Samsara Inc. is a cloud platform provider for IoT (internet of things) data. They recently announced an initial public offering and raised $805 million. This w... Read more
‘Mobile data traffic sees nearly 300-fold increase in ten years’
Worldwide mobile data traffic saw extreme growth over the past decade. Traffic has increased almost 300-fold since 2011.
This is what Ericsson states in a study. In the third quarter of 2021, the total volume of mobile data traffic worldwide reached 78 Exabytes. In the last quarter alone, mobile... Read more
Node-RED 2.0 is here, minus Node.js, with flow debugger and linter
Node-RED, the visual low-code programming tool for event-driven applications, has released version 2.0, which is lighter than its predecessor. Node-RED is built on Node.js and was developed to help combine hardware devices like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and other APIs into apps for IoT (Internet of Th... Read more
Samsung lets old Galaxy smartphones serve as IoT devices
Samsung has announced its Galaxy Upcycling at Home programme. The programme allows old Galaxy smartphones to be used as IoT devices, such as a baby monitor or a light sensor.
Specifically, Samsung has announced two applications for the old devices. Based on an AI solution, the devices are able t... Read more
Huawei turns to the Internet of Things
A shift to IoT may help the company weather the storm of sanctions and trade wars hitting its 5G business.
U.S.-China trade tensions are driving the long-suffering Huawei to seek opportunities in other smart devices.This move, however, is also fraught with peril. In short, moving to such busines... Read more