EvLinking Weekly 2017.01.10 – 2017.01.23

# This Week’s News

Verizon and Cypress Bring Secure Connectivity to Robust IoT Development Platform 

Verizon and Cypress Semiconductor Corp. are coming together to bring robust wireless connectivity with end-to-end security to IoT developers.

Gooee enters South American market in IoT lighting partnership with Brazil’s Lumicenter 

Smart lighting start-up Gooee, creator of the first ‘full stack’ cloud-based platform that connects lighting manufacturers to the Internet of Things (IoT), has extended its international reach to South America.

MapmyIndia joins hands with Aeris for Internet of Things 

NEW DELHI: An Internet of Things (IoT) service provider Aeris has formed a partnership with mapping firm MapmyIndia to offer geo-spatial intelligence based IoT solutions in India by leveraging their respective areas of core competence.

Ericsson signs agreement with China Mobile to cooperate on the Internet of Things

Ericsson and China Mobile Communication Co., Ltd. have signed a strategic agreement to cooperate on the Internet of Things (IoT).

eir Business Announces Global Availability of Internet of Things Store Built on Asavie IoT …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Asavie, the provider of next-generation enterprise mobility management and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions, announced today that eir Business, the principal provider of fixed-line and mobile

ETSI launches new group to improve smart city interoperability 

ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, has created a new Industry Specification Group on cross-sector Context Information Management (ISG CIM) for smart cities applications and beyond.

New high performance, low cost RF switches from CEL target IoT and industrial communications 

CEL is introducing a variety of new RF switches that have been designed as easy drop-in replacements for a wide range of existing RF products, as well as for new designs.

Honeywell, Intel partner to develop IoT solutions for retail logistics 

Honeywell is collaborating with Intel to develop new Internet of Things solutions for the retail industry to enhance logistics, improve inventory visibility and drive supply chain efficiencies.

APT launches Cisco Jasper in Taiwan 

Cisco is partnering Taiwan telecommunications firm Asia Pacific Telecom to accelerate adoption of IoT in Taiwan and develop new services. Asia Pacific Telecom has launched the Cisco Jasper IoT connectivity management platform  Control Center to provide Taiwanese businesses with new smart and IoT connected services.


# IoT Industry Information

Cyber criminals focusing attention on connected devices and the IoT, says a UK business ISP 

UK businesses were, on average, subjected to almost 230,000 cyber attacks each during 2016, according to new analysis from Beaming, a provider of business internet service provider (ISP).

Smart home hardware and services revenue to exceed $190 billion by 2021 

New data from Juniper Research shows that revenues from smart home hardware and services will reach $83 billion this year, rising to $195 billion by 2021. This will be generated through entertainment, automation, healthcare and connected devices.


# Investment News

Skip The Internet Of Things ETF And Buy This One IoT Stock Instead

SNSR started trading in Sept. 2016 and is the only ETF targeting the internet-connected world, IoT.

Aclara acquires Smart Grid Solutions division of Apex CoVantage to create end-to-end offering

Aclara Technologies LLC, a supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities, has acquired the Smart Grid Solutions (SGS) division of Apex CoVantage, LLC.

Cypress to Acquire Broadcom’s Wireless Internet of Things Business

SAN JOSE, Calif. & SINGAPORE, April 28, 2016 – Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) and Broadcom Limited (Nasdaq: AVGO) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Cypress will acquire Broadcom’s Wireless Internet of Things (IoT) business and related assets in an all-cash transaction valued at $550 million.


# Blog Posts and Articles

CES Trends: Virtual Reality Between Crystal Balls, Data Gloves and Rabbit Holes 

Virtual reality was once again close to everywhere at CES in Las Vegas this week, with countless booths displaying headsets and accessories. A number of studios and creators also used the event to either launch or preview new experiences. But the biggest advancements may not be available to consumers for another year or two.

Adafruit and Internet of Things 

Radio amateur Limor ‘Ladyada’ Fried AC2SN is turning her attention to the Internet of Things (IoT)

Collaboration and interoperability key to speeding edge to cloud connectivity for IIoT deployments 

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to enable a whole host of new applications and services. Powered by an army of ‘edge node’ sensors and actuators and omnipresent connectivity, the IoT looks set to have a dramatic affect in our lives, whether at home, in our car, our offices and factories.

RPMA technology coming to Europe in 2017 

RPMA (Random Phase Multiple Access) LPWAN (low power wide area network) technology was designed from the bottom up to optimise wide area connectivity for Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things (M2M and IoT) devices.

Three reasons you need ITAM for the Internet of Things 

It was 1984, and I was off to the only movie theatre in the town where I lived. The movie was called Terminator and although it was science fiction, the story line had an eerie ring of truth. It was about intelligent computers rising and rebelling against its human progenitors.

Wsense’s undersea IoT could move us out of the ‘Tragic Quadrant’ 

Did you know that whales can communicate with each other when they are divided by 3,000 miles of ocean, simply by sending their coded audio messages through sea water? Their choice of atmosphere conducts sound at five times the speed of our gaseous one, says Nick Booth.

7 Ways The Internet Of Things Will Change Businesses In 2017 

Okay, marketers and technology enthusiasts have been talking about the coming of the Internet of Things (IoT) for years.

Promoting safety while protecting privacy: How geofencing can mitigate tracking concerns 

A Deloitte report this week revealed that the number of people using digital navigation indoors is liable to surge in the next five year, says Mike Mulica, CEO, Actility.

The Internet Of Things Could Finally Get The Common Language It Needs

Smart home gadgets were everywhere at the CES trade show in January, from useful iterations on connected light bulbs and door locks to odder endeavors such as fridge cams and connected trash cans. But one theme was constant: They’re not all going to work together.

Partners: Internet of Things Retail Solutions Will Be A ‘Boon’ For The Channel

Solution providers got a preview of this year’s newest products in the retail space at this week’s National Retail Federation (NRF) conference – and the internet of things was the star of the show.


# Conferences and Webinars

ASEAN’s IoT leaders to gather in Singapore to drive IoT developments in the region

ASEAN’s Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) thought leaders will gather in Singapore, in February, for the 12th edition of Asia IoT Business Platform.

FBI, IBM, TrendMicro, and Smarttech speakers to discuss cyber attacks at Dublin Zero Day Conference 

The Zero Day Conference taking place in the Convention Centre Dublin on March 7, will provide CIOs, CISOs and senior IT executives with insights into the cyber threats facing their sectors.






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