July 2015



Feature Article



Safeguarding the IoT: Putting Security Front and Center

Alex Brisbourne, CEO KORE


Over the past decade, businesses have taken a risk-based approach to security, balancing the need to keep critical data secure against the risk that a breach of some sort will occur. In many cases, thats still the case. Despite some high-profile breaches against major retailers, healthcare companies and financial institutions, many organizations including those running sensitive industrial applications still arent protecting their data as well as they could and should. One thing is changing all that: the Internet of Things (IoT).


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Florida Orchard Deploys Autonomous Tractor for Precision Agriculture Research

FreeWave Technologies


The use of autonomous machinery to facilitate precision agricultural systems eases the need for manual-labor intensive practices, such as harvesting, mowing and spraying, and other daily maintenance requirements. Improving productivity with industrial-strength wireless M2M communication systems is an ongoing focus, and as technologies continue to develop, industrial agriculture companies can build efficient and productive farming systems.


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  Sponsored Announcement

IoT West Preliminary Program Announced

The Internet of Things West conference has announced its 2015 preliminary program. The event will host an array of IoT experts from companies such as Cisco, IBM, Schneider Electric, Jagaur Land Rover, Beckhoff Automation, B+B SmartWorx and many more. This event provides a forum to discuss new developments in technology, market conditions and end-user requirements that are driving innovation, capabilities and features, application trends and performance improvements in M2M, connectivity/telemetry, machine intelligence, and the IoT industry.

Preliminary Program Sessions Include:

  • Transforming Advanced Connectivity with the Internet of Things – Road Map for Achieving Massive Adoption and Application - Cisco Systems
  • Cloud as Opportunity for Enhanced Security - IBM Institute of Advanced Security
  • Is IoT Security Even Possible? - Ayla Networks/LockState
  • Staying Safe and Secure in IoT - KORE
  • Getting ‘Smart’ About Connected Device Privacy - Adler Law Group
  • Industry 4.0; What does this mean for you, your company and your future? - Schneider Electric
  • The Promise of SWARM Intelligence: Distributed Intelligence at the Network Edge - B+B SmartWorx
  • The Industry 4.0 Communication Standard: OPC UA - Beckhoff Automation
  • A Dev Guide: Connectivity and Wearables - Plantronics
  • Going Beyond Wearables with Ingestible Health Apps - InfoStretch Corp.
  • Testing Internet of Things Applications - IBM
  • Rise of the Niche App Ecosystem – Discovery and Security for the Connected Car - Jaguar Land Rover/AppCarousel
  • Software Makes the Difference for Device Manufacturers - Flexera Software
  • Edge Computing: The Next Frontier for IoT Strategies - Infobright
  • The Enterprise Internet of Things – The Roadmap to M2M Communications - Daintree Networks

Visit the Preliminary Program Page for More Information


  Industry News

Consumer, Healthcare and Industrial will Drive the Wearable Industry to a Potential Value of $90B by 2020

Yole Dveloppement (Yole) has released a technology & market analysis entitledSensors for Wearable Electronics & Mobile Healthcare. According to this analysis, the wearable industry will reach 295 million units by 2020, with a market value of US$90B. - click here to read more


Smart Home Energy Management Device Market to reach US$4 billion by 2025

According to a recently published IHS report (Smart Home Energy Management Devices Report 2015), the global market for demand response-enabled Smart Home Energy Management devices will grow to $4 billion by 2025. - click here to read more


Global Commercial Telematics Market is Expected to Reach $49.12 Billion by 2020

According to a new report by Allied Market Research entitled, “Global Commercial Telematics Market (Type, Application, End- User and Geography) – Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 – 2020″, the global commercial telematics market is expected to reach$49.12 billionby 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 18.4 percent during the forecast period (2014 – 2020). - click here to read more


Revenue from Shipments of Residential IoT Devices Expected to Reach $70 Billion

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market opportunity for residential Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including forecasts for shipments, installed base, and revenue, segmented by region and device type, through 2025. - click here to read more

  New Products

Intersil Announces High Efficiency Buck-Boost Regulator for Wearables and Other Mobile Devices

Intersil Corp. has releasedthe ISL9120, a buck-boost switching regulator that enables efficient power management of system power supplies and peripherals such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, memory cards or LCD modules. - click here to read more


GP712 for Gateways and Set-Top Boxes Makes IoT Solutions Future-Proof

GreenPeak Technologieshas released the GP712, the industrys first single radio multi-protocol chipset with multi-channel receive capability for set-top boxes, gateways, and other advanced IoT devices. - click here to read more


ASU Team Fuses Art, Engineering to Create Stretchable Batteries

Origami, the centuries-old Japanese paper-folding art, has inspired recent designs for flexible energy-storage technology. But energy-storage device architecture based on origami patterns has so far been able to yield batteries that can change only from simple folded to unfolded positions. They can flex, but not actually stretch. - click here to read more


Antenova’s Mutica Ultra Compact Wi-Fi Antenna for Streaming in Smaller Connected Devices and the Internet of Things

Antenova Ltd. has released an ultra compact, dual-band antenna for the Wi-Fi 802.11n and ac 2.4 – 2.5 GHz and 4.9 – 5.9 GHz bands. This antenna, which is called Mutica, is designed to fit within a reduced ground plane on the host PCB. - click here to read more



Event Listings


Remote Preliminary Program Announced

The 2015 Remote Monitoring and Control Conference has announced its preliminary program. The event will host an array of experts in the fields of SCADA, remote networks/telemetry, onsite power and security for remote and unattended sites. Companies such as GE Intelligent Platforms, DPS Telecom, Phoenix Contact, Elecsys Corp, LiveData Utilities, and many more will educate attendees on the latest ways to monitor, control, secure, power and network their sites. View the program.


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