IoT

ASSA ABLOY Joins Board of Zigbee IoT Alliance

ASSA ABLOY Joins Board of Zigbee IoT Alliance

The ASSA ABLOY Group is stepping up as the latest member of the Board of Directors for the Zigbee Alliance. ASSA ABLOY is already an active member of the Alliance, and is currently lending its expertise to the Alliance’s Connected Home for IP project. The Zigbee Alliance unites hundreds of organizations in an effort to…

Zephyr Strengthens Security of Open-Source IoT OS

Zephyr Strengthens Security of Open-Source IoT OS

The open-source Zephyr Project has shored up some security issues with the release of Zephyr 2.3.0. The latest update integrates the Trusted Firmware M Trusted Execution Environment, which in turn supports Arm’s Platform Security Architecture. The Zephyr OS already offers support for the latter organization’s TrustZone hardware. The Zephyr Project is part of the Linux…

Qualcomm Forms Smart City Partnership with Infinite

Qualcomm Forms Smart City Partnership with Infinite

Qualcomm is hoping to accelerate the adoption of smart city solutions through a new strategic partnership with Infinite Computer Solutions. Together, the two companies will try to provide developers with end-to-end IoT-as-a-Service (IoTaaS) technology that will make it easier bring new connected solutions to the market. To that end, the partnership will give companies in…

GSMA, O-RAN Team Up On Intelligent 5G Development

The GSMA has teamed up with the O-RAN Alliance in an effort to promote the adoption of 5G and facilitate the development of products that take advantage of the new infrastructure. Both the GSMA and the O-RAN Alliance believe that Open Radio Access Networks (RAN) will be an integral part of the 5G future, with…

NXP Releases Two More MCUs for IoT Devices

NXP Releases Two More MCUs for IoT Devices

NXP has augmented its product portfolio with the release of the K32W061 and K32W041 multiprotocol wireless microcontrollers (MCUs). The low-power MCUs are designed specifically for smart home and IoT devices, and boast multiple low power and low radio power modes. The K32W061 and K32W041 both support Thread and Zigbee networking protocols and offer Bluetooth Low…

NEC Signs Smart City MoU with Government of New South Wales

NEC Signs Smart City MoU with Government of New South Wales

NEC will be embarking on a new smart city project in collaboration with the government of New South Wales (NSW). The initiative entails a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was signed between the two parties and the NEC Corporation’s NEC Australia subsidiary. The MoU specifically details plans for a Digital Safer and Smarter City environment,…

Trustonic White Paper Helps Companies Navigate Certification Ecosystem

Trustonic White Paper Helps Companies Navigate Certification Ecosystem

Trustonic and Riscure have published a white paper that details the modern testing and certification environment. The guide covers mobile applications and IoT devices, and is geared towards developers who are looking to bring trustworthy products to market. To that end, the white paper places a strong emphasis on the secure development lifecycle (SDL). In…

NXP Unveils New Wi-Fi 6 Portfolio

NXP Unveils New Wi-Fi 6 Portfolio

NXP has launched a new Wi-Fi 6 portfolio that will allow equipment manufacturers to support the latest Wi-Fi standards with a wider range of products. The portfolio will deliver a slew of performance improvements, including faster download and upload speeds, lower latency, and more reliable connections. In the past, only a select handful of premium…

Ericsson, Telenor, and Sony Team up on Location Tracking Services

Ericsson, Telenor, and Sony Team up on Location Tracking Services

Ericsson is teaming up with Telenor and Sony Network Communications Europe to develop better IoT monitoring solutions. The new offerings will leverage Sony’s Visilion and mSafety platforms in conjunction with Ericsson’s IoT Accelerator and Telenor’s network to deliver real-time location tracking services. The three partners believe that their solutions will have applications in a number…

IAR Systems Now Offers Support for NXP MCUs

IAR Systems Now Offers Support for NXP MCUs

The C-Trust security tool from IAR Systems will now offer support for NXP’s LPC55S6x MCUs. The MCUs are based on Arm Cortex-M33 technology, and will make it easier for developers to create secure applications for a wide range of different industries.    To that end, C-Trust utilizes Security Context Profiles from Secure Thingz to deliver…

New Monnit Edge Gateway to Help Customers Make Sense of Sensor Data

New Monnit Edge Gateway to Help Customers Make Sense of Sensor Data

Monnit has released a new ALTA Advanced Edge Gateway that will help organizations consolidate and analyze the data generated by the company’s entire line of Wireless Sensors. The platform was built to make it easier to process vast amounts of information, and to turn raw data into more actionable intelligence.   To that end, the ALTA…

Mobile Tech Marches On in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

Mobile Tech Marches On in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

At a time of deep concern over the spread of COVID-19 and its future economic effects, this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories may offer a balm with its assortment of stories pointing to the future of mobile and identity technologies. First up, some news that could see mobile technology proliferate more widely…

Thales Unveils Scalable IoT SAFE Solution with Telstra, Microsoft, and Arduino

Thales Unveils Scalable IoT SAFE Solution with Telstra, Microsoft, and Arduino

Thales has teamed up with a trio of other companies to develop a new IoT security solution. The company’s IoT SAFE application is compliant with the GSMA’s latest IoT SAFE requirements, and was developed in collaboration with Telstra, Microsoft, and Arduino. The application itself was built to establish a trusted line of communication between the…

Monnit Releases New Data Security Solution for IoT Devices

Monnit Releases New Data Security Solution for IoT Devices

The Monnit Corporation has released a new data authentication platform designed specifically for low-power wireless sensors in IoT devices. The platform has been dubbed SensorPrints, and it essentially creates a unique fingerprint for each device connected to the network. SensorPrints utilizes 256-bit SHA3 authentication to ensure the integrity of data at every stage of its…

NEC Joins Siemens’ MindSphere Partner Program

NEC Joins Siemens’ MindSphere Partner Program

NEC has teamed up with Siemens in an effort to improve data collection and analytics at the enterprise level. To that end, NEC will apply its System Invariant Analysis Technology (SIAT) to the MindSphere operating system as the latest member of the MindSphere Partner Program. MindSphere is a cloud-based open operating system designed for industrial…

New Partnership Brings CyberLink’s Face Biometrics to AIoT Devices

New Partnership Brings CyberLink’s Face Biometrics to AIoT Devices

CyberLink has formed a strategic partnership with IEI Integration Corp. The alliance will bring CyberLink’s FaceMe facial recognition platform to IEI’s industrial computers, thereby extending its reach to AIoT devices in a broad range of industries and environments. FaceMe is expected to generate a 17.4x facial recognition performance increase when paired with the Mustang-V100-MX8 video…

Radisys Brings Engage Development Portfolio to OpenNESS Edge Platform

Radisys Brings Engage Development Portfolio to OpenNESS Edge Platform

Radisys has released a full portfolio of media applications for Intel’s Open Network Edge Services Software (OpenNESS) platform. As the name would suggest, OpenNESS is an open source multi-access edge compute (MEC) platform that was created to accelerate the development of 4G/LTE and 5G technologies. The new Radisys applications are being released under the Engage…

Apple Patent Details Possible Device Authentication System

Apple Patent Details Possible Device Authentication System

Apple has been exploring a system that would allow users to gain access to multiple IoT devices from a central hub. The details of the system are included in a patent application that was recently published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent depicts a head-mounted device that could be paired with other…

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