May 2017



Feature Article



Connected Car Myths: Busted

Shaun Kirby, Director of Automotive and Connected Car
Cisco Systems


The connected car is becoming one of the most exciting and widely discussed “things” in the Internet of Things (IoT). A recent study shows that the market will reach $52 billion this year, and that number is expected to grow to $155 billion by 2022. But, due to the rapid emergence and evolution of connected car technology, there is a great deal of uncertainty about these vehicles, what they can do, the data they generate and how secure they really are.


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  Sponsored Announcement

IoT West 2017 Dates Announced

The dates for the IoT West Conference have been announced. Already in its 4th year, IoT West will pick up and head to Denver, Colorado for 2017. The conference will consist of two days of technical presentations, an interactive exhibit hall, and pre-conference technical workshops.


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New for 2017 - The Low Power Networking Summit
IoT West will host a new event covering all manners of low power wide area networking. LPWAN is taking the IoT market by storm, enabling a wide range of IoT and M2M applications with low-bandwidth connectivity. The applications are as endless as the technologies rush to gain dominance in the marketplace. Attend to learn more about: LoRa, zigbee, Bluetooth, RPMA, LoRaWAN, Sigfox, Ultra Narrow Band, LTE-MTC, Narrowband IoT and more. Learn More


  Industry News

u-blox Announces Worlds Smallest Quad Band LTE Cat M1 Module

u-blox has released the world’s smallest quad-band LTE Cat M1 module, the u-blox SARA‑R410M. By enabling remote devices to connect directly to 4G networks, the u-blox SARA‑R410M will aid the rollout of Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. - Read More


Nedap launches Luxon IoT Node

Nedap has introduced the Luxon IoT Node. The Luxon IoT Node is especially designed to accelerate the market adoption of connected lighting. The Luxon IoT Node features a brand independent solution to create connected and wirelessly controllable LED fixtures.  - Read More


AVX Releases New Passive Component Design Kit for IoT Applications

AVX Corp. has released a new IoT design kit. Comprised of a broad sampling of passive components ideally suited for use in the three primary IoT device networks input voltage filtering and decoupling networks, timing device networks, and output impedance RF matching networks. - Read More


Red Lion RAM Industrial Connectivity Products add SDN Functionality with Distrix

Red Lion Controls has announced that its Sixnet series RAM industrial cellular RTUs and wired routers now offer enhanced communication security using Distrix Networks software-defined networking (SDN) technology. - Read More

  New Products

Netemera Launches Countrys First Nationwide IoT LoRaWAN Network with Kerlinks Solutions

Netemera and Kerlink have announced the rollout of Poland’s first nationwide low-power, wide-area (LPWA) network for Netemera’s Network for Machines. - Read More


IoTium Delivers Industry’s First Secure, Scalable, Network Infrastructure for Industrial IoT

IoTium has announced the general availability of its Network as a Service (NaaS) offering, securely connecting legacy onsite systems in mission-critical environments to accelerate the deployment of Industry 4.0 at scale. Also announced today, IoTium closed an $8.4M Series A funding round led by March Capital Partners and GE Ventures. - Read More


MIPI Alliance Forms Birds of a Feather Group to Define Embedded Security Considerations for Mobile and Mobile-Influenced Designs

The MIPI Alliance has announced the formation of a Security Birds of a Feather (BoF) group to evaluate potential needs and strategies for addressing security in MIPI Alliance interface specifications. The Alliance is issuing a call for participation in the BoF to engage the broadest possible community of security representatives in this work.  - Read More


Microsoft Contributing Open-Source OPC UA Stack to OPC Foundation

The OPC Foundation has announced an open-source implementation of the OPC UA technology, available on GitHub to truly enable the OPC community successful adoption of OPC UA across all markets and all platforms. - Read More



Event Listings


Internet of Things World Europe, the most comprehensive IoT event to engage enterprises across both Industrial and Consumer IoT, is returning on 13-15 June 2017 as part of London Tech Week's new festival of technology TechXLR8. Featuring new in-depth and more technical content, the event will focus on delivering world class IoT end-user case studies that reveal how enterprises are developing business models, propositions and monetisation strategies with IoT. Internet of Things World Europe is the platform to create insights and new partnerships between the entire ecosystem of global brands, tech giants, disruptive players and startups.


To receive 20% off on conference passes, quote promo code ‘WEBCOM20’ upon registration.


In addition to conference passes the event will also offer free exhibition only passes for those wishing to browse the expo hall, allowing visitor’s access to selected summits and the exhibition floor for networking and meeting new suppliers



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