Febraury 3, 2016



Feature Article



What Will IoT Be Like in 2016?

Felicite Moorman, CEO StratIS


Most people with Internet access today have heard of the Internet of Things (IoT), and many even understand the basic tenet around the buzzy catchphrase. But the depth and breadth of the coming applications of IoT are far beyond most peoples awareness. From agriculture to industry, IoT is already innately changing the way our world works and it is anticipated that by 2020 there will be 75 billion connected devices, a staggering amount of Internet-enabled technology.


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  Sponsored Announcement

IoT North America Discount Deadline - Feb 11th
The Discount deadline for the 2016 IoT North America conference is fast approaching. Feb 11th will be your last day to Sign Up for a discounted rate.


Internet of Things North America has a conference program filled with the brightest minds from companies such as Google, Intel, Oracle, IBM, Schneider Electric, NXP, Honeywell and Parker-Hannifan. This event will provide technical and practical insight on the future of the connected world. Sign up to attend at our early bird rate and learn about important industry trends, the IoT value chain and the overall Internet of Things ecosystem and markets.


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  Industry News

Disruption Battle for the Autonomous Vehicle

It became clear to theYole Dveloppement (Yole)team at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that the autonomous vehicle industry is a battlefield. Thanks partly to the recently published Yoles report,Sensors and Data Management for Autonomous Vehicles,we can tell you where the front lines are. - click here to read more


IoT to Benefit as Enterprise Smartphone Data Plan Revenues Surpass $200 Billion in 2020

Despite the dismay device OEMs feel as smartphone prices continue to fall, enterprise workers across the world, particularly those in emerging markets, are rejoicing as smartphone adoption continues to increase. This additionally signals an advantage for mobile operators, whose handset data plan revenues from the enterprise segment can expect to exceed $200 billion in 2020, according to ABI Research, the leader in technology market intelligence. - click here to read more


MSPAlliance Enhances Global Standard for Cloud & Managed Service Providers

The MSPAlliance has announced several significant enhancements to the MSP/Cloud Verify Program (MSPCV), the oldest certification program for cloud computing and managed services providers. The MSPCV is based on the 10 control objectives of the Unified Certification Standard for Cloud & MSPs. - click here to read more


Application Store Joins MicroEJ OS, MicroEJ Workbench Toolset and MicroEJ Studio to Enable App-Driven Uses and Business Models

The newest product from MicroEJ, the MicroEJ Application Store, has be introduced. MicroEJ Application Store allows device manufacturers and OEMs to create an ecosystem around their products to serve their customers (device users), application developers, and service providers. - click here to read more

  New Products

ROC-Connect Launches New Smart Home Master App and Ecosystem for Insurance Providers

ROC-Connect, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform technology company, has launched its new Cloud services, designed to support the needs of home insurance providers looking to enter the smart home market. The platform is designed to support the deployment of turnkey solutions for the IoT and smart home that will drive consumer engagement, increase loyalty, and reduce insured risk. - click here to read more


MultiTech Launches Portable, Handheld LoRa End-Point Device and LoRa Proof of Concept Developer Board

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. has announced the availability of MultiConnect mDot Box, a portable, handheld LoRaend-point device ideal for LoRa site surveys, and MultiConnect mDot EVB, a developer board perfect for rapid LoRa proof of concept creation. - click here to read more


Advantech Launches Modular Control IPC

Advantechs Industrial Automation Group has announced the APAX-5580 Control IPC with a wealth of communication ports such as GbE, USB 3.0, mPCIe, serial ports as well as the option to choose your processor. - click here to read more


FreeWave Launches Sensor-2-Server Strategy with Release of WavePro WP201 Shorthaul Communications Solution

FreeWave Technologies hasunveiled its first in a series of Sensor-2-Server (S2S) solutions with the introduction of the WavePro WP201 shorthaul (between 1 to 5 miles) and Wi-Fi hotspot platform. The WP201 delivers secure collection, control and transport of all Voice, Video, Data and Sensor VVDS) information and is a critical component of FreeWaves Sensor-2-Server communications solution. - click here to read more



Event Listings


2016 IoT West Dates Announced
November 3-4, 2016
Las Vegas


Internet of Things West is an event covering advanced connectivity and cloud-based control of devices, equipment, facilities and enterprise operations. This conference is one of two annual “Internet of Things” trade shows hosted by Webcom Communications, with IoT West serving the western US, Canada and Mexico. It will be held November 3-4, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nev. co-located with other complementary events: Remote Monitoring and Control 2016, the Antenna Systems Conference and DeviceWerx.



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