August 2016



Feature Article



Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds with Hybrid Cloud

Kevin Patel,Service Assurance Technology Analyst


Any company looking to access better IT resources without necessarily having to engineer their entire infrastructure will consider cloud computing. However, before you can jump onto cloud infrastructure, you need to determine which path is right for you. The route you choose to take will be dependent on the needs of the company itself and the constraints it may be facing.


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  Sponsored Announcement

Connected Cities USA Announced

Connected Cities USA is a new event covering strategies and technologies to bring smart cities to fruition. Hosted in Chicago on March 29th and 30th, 2017, this event will feature a technical session track, exhibit hall, and multiple networking opportunities to learn, collaborate and educate yourself about connected cities in the US.


Call for Papers Open


Connecting city infrastructure such as: gas and electric utilities, water/wastewater, transportation, waste management, emergency response and building automation will provide economic and environmental stability for towns ready to make the investment. Employing intelligent IoT based technologies in these areas will allow for more efficient use of resources, organic expansion via sustainable cities, high technology job creation, reduced pollution, and a higher standard of living for residents. Learn more at


Connected Cities USA will be co-located with Internet of Things North America and will share the same exhibit hall.

  Industry News

IoT Platform Revenues Will Grow to 3 Billion Worldwide by 2021

According to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the global third party Internet of Things (IoT) platform market increased 36 percent to 610 million in 2015. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30.8 percent, revenues are forecasted to reach 3.05 billion in 2021. - Read More


Semtech LoRa RF Technology for IoT Used in Compact Wireless Module from Murata

Semtech Corp. has announced that its LoRawireless RF technology is integrated into a low cost, compact module from Murata, a manufacturer of electronic components, modules and devices, for use in a wide variety of Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. - Read More


Internet of Things (IoT) WAN Market Analysis and Forecasts 2016 – 2021

The 3GPP is standardizing three cellular communications approaches to Wide Area Network (WAN) communications for the Internet of Things (IoT). These three methods are known as EC-GSM-IoT/3GPP, LTE-M/3GPP, and NB-IoT/3GPP. There is also a non-cellular alternative Low Power WAN (LPWAN) approach that allows for long range communications at a low bit rate. - Read More


MIPI Alliance Gives Members First Access to MIPI I3C Interface Specification for Sensor Applications

The MIPIAlliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and connected-device industries, has announced its 270 member companies now have early access to MIPI I3C, a forthcoming sensor interface specification that allows for the development and advancement of innovative designs in the mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive markets. - Read More

  New Products

Microchip Releases Industry’s First End-to-End Security Solution for IoT Devices Connected to Amazon Web Services Cloud

Microchip Technology Inc. has releasedthe industrys first end-to-end security solution for Internet of Things (IoT) devices that connect to Amazon Web Services IoT (AWS IoT). Microchip and AWS collaborated to develop this integrated solution to help IoT devices quickly and easily comply with AWSs mutual authentication IoT security model.  - Read More


SolidRun Lets Small Manufacturers Leapfrog Established Players

SolidRunhas announced availability of its new ClearFog Base SBC, which will enable manufacturers and enthusiasts to quickly and easily design telecom-grade routers capable of Gigabit speed with integrated home server capabilities. - Read More


Opto 22 Digitally Wires the Industrial Internet of Things with Release of Node-RED Nodes

Industrial automation manufacturer and Internet of Things platform developer Opto 22 announces immediate availability of Node-RED nodes for its industrial programmable automation controllers (PACs), significantly decreasing IIoT application development time and complexity. - Read More


Lumo Bodytech Launches General Availability of Lumo Run Wearable to Improve Running Form and Performance

Lumo Bodytechhas announced the general availability of Lumo Run, an advanced wearable and smart sensor that combines the powerful data of a running lab with the personal attention of a coach to help runners improve their performance. - Read More



Event Listings


Sensors Midwest | September 27-28, 2016| Donald E. Stephens Convention Center | Rosemont, IL |

Sensors Midwest will feature education, networking, and a packed Expo Floor with an anticipated 65+ exhibitors showcasing their latest sensing technology and products. The Education Program will feature different tracks that will explore cutting-edge trends & applications, case studies, and demos from the industry’s leaders and experts. With Education Theaters directly on the Expo Floor, networking opportunities & parties, and direct access to both SMTAI and Sensors Midwest events, attendees are guaranteed to explore new technologies and find solutions to their current sensing challenges.

Join us this September 27-28 in Rosemont, Illinois as we celebrate our return to the Midwest!
Visit to register today! Register soon - Expo Passes are FREE for a limited time! Use code WEBCOM for a free pass to attend during Advance and Onsite Rates.




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