October 2016



Feature Article



What is the Real Value of IoT?

Cees Links, GM of Qorvo Low Power Wireless


Is the Internet of Things just another new technology fad? If you ask tech industry professionals, consumers, media, analysts and even the vendors who make and market IoT solutions, products and services, you will discover that there is a lot of confusion about what the Internet of Things is.


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  Sponsored Announcement

The 2017 Internet of Things North America conference has been announced. Join the brightest minds clearing a path towards the future of the Internet of Things on March 29-30, 2017 in the city of Chicago.


It will consist of two full days of educational sessions along with an exhibition showcasing solutions in:

  • Machine and Device Connectivity
  • IoT Standards and Standardization
  • Big Data: Data Acquisition, Integration & Analytics
  • Apps/DevOps
  • IoT Security
  • The IoT Ecosystem
  • IoT Architecture
  • Connected Cities
  • Building a Business Model for IoT
  • Open Source IoT
  • Wearables and IoT Devices
  • Enterprise-Wide Connectivity
  • Industrial IoT / Industry 4.0
  • Embedded Systems
  • Networking: Wireless, Wired, Fiber & Telemetry Networks
  • Cloud-based monitoring and control of equipment, assets, facilities & operations
  • Smart Service Management / IoT as a Service

New for 2017- Connected Cities USA: This event will cover strategies and technologies to bring smart cities to fruition. Co-located with IoT North America, this conference will feature a technical session track, exhibit hall, and multiple networking opportunities to learn, collaborate and educate yourself about connected cities in the US.


  Industry News

Number of Devices with Wireless Charging Forecast to Jump 40 Percent in 2016

The number of devices enabled with wireless charging will exceed 200 million units a year for the first time in 2016, according to the latest IHS Markit forecast. Driven by shipments in mobile phones and wearables, this represents a 40 percent increase over 2015 levels as more consumers experience wireless charging for the first time. - Read More


Semtech LoRa Technology Incorporated into Largest IoT Network in the UK

Semtech Corporation has announced its LoRa Wireless RF Technology is used in a new low power, wide area network (LPWAN) in London deployed as part of Digital Catapults Things Connected Program. The program aims to foster innovation by providing SMEs with free access to a LoRaWAN-based LPWAN for the purpose of deploying and testing IoT applications. - Read More


Alibaba and Gemalto Work Hand-in-Hand to Secure Chinas IoT Market

Gemalto is collaborating with Alibaba Groups YunOS to provide connectivity and security for YunOS developed by Alibaba Group, it is a cloud-based, data and services oriented Internet of Things (IoT) operating system, widely integrated into IoT devices, as well as chips and sensors across industries.  - Read More


Ayla Networks Establishes Strategic Relationship with IoT Analytics Leader mnubo

Ayla Networks has formed a strategic partnership with mnubo, an advanced real-time IoT data analytics company, to integrate mnubo SmartObjects technology with the Ayla IoT platform to provide manufacturers of IoT products with advanced data analytics and business intelligence services and tools. - Read More

  New Products

CEL Launches Cortet IoT Industrial Wireless Connectivity Platform

CEL has added new features for its Cortet Connectivity Suite – a turnkey wireless solution that bridges the gap between ‘things’ and the cloud. Cortet enables building automation, lighting control, smart home, industrial and machine to machine (M2M) product manufacturers to confidently link their physical ‘things’ to the digital world. - Read More


Seeq Releases R15 Adds SQL Server Integration, Historian Support, and Ease of Use Features

Seeq Corp. has released of R15, the newest version of Seeq, an application for engineers and operations analysts in process manufacturing to rapidly achieve insights from asset and operations data.  - Read More


CEVA Introduces Lightweight Multi-Purpose Processor for the Massive Internet of Things

CEVA, Inc. has introduced a lightweight, multi-purpose, processor IP core to streamline the design of cellular-enabled low data rate industrial and consumer loT devices. - Read More


Libelium Releases MySignals, an IoT Platform to Develop eHealth and Medical Products

Libelium has released MySignals, a complete eHealth development platform with 15 different sensors that measure the most important body parameters (ECG, glucose, airflow, pulse, oxygen in blood, blood pressure). All the biometric data is encrypted and sent to the Libelium Cloud in real time to be visualized on the user’s private account. - Read More



Event Listings


Internet of Things World 2016 is the most comprehensive IoT event with over 150+ industry thought leaders and 100+ exhibitors. The event comes to Dublin for the first time in 2016 with an expanded conference agenda covering both industrial and consumer IoT, including Energy, Environment, Agriculture, Heatlhcare plus a free to attend exhibition, startup program, evening social and networking events.
Find out more about the event here

15% discount to attend the conference – quote code WBC15 upon registration



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