September 2015




Feature Article



Software-Defined Radios Role in a Smart World

Stephanie Chiao, Product Marketing Manager Per Vices Corp.


If you havent heard about Software-Defined Radio (SDR) yet, you will be sure to hear a lot about itsoon. Not only has it had a significant impact on the defense industry and commercial enterprises, it isalso rapidly becoming popular among the DIY hacker community. As a result, you can expect software definedradio to become a household term in the near future.


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Why IoT Pushes the Packaging Requirement Threshold

Rich Amigh, Sales & Marketing Mgr.

Amy Groossman, Marketing, Media & Public Relations COOD

AIT Technology


Currently the cultural meme of the 21stcentury is the Internet of Things (IoT), or more specifically the underlying technology dates to the 1970s and the development of the microprocessor, also known as the Central Processing Unit (CPU). Essentially an integrated circuit, the microprocessor computes vast amounts of information on ever shrinking but increasingly powerful silicon chips, courtesy of improved semiconductor device fabrication (silicon manufacturing) technology.


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  Sponsored Announcement

Discounted Pricing Ends in 3 Days

Sept. 17th will be the last day to receive early bird pricing for the Internet of Things West conference. Register today to secure low rates for this ground breaking IoT Event in Las Vegas. Your full conference registration will grant access to the show's technical program, networking functions/meals, cocktail reception and the co-located Remote Monitoring and Control 2015 and Antenna Systems conference programs.


While you're registering, be sure to sign up for the IoT Prototype to Production Workshop as well.

  Industry News

MEMS Technology for Your Senses: What Can you Expect?

Hearing, touching, smelling and seeing; what will be the next improvement that MEMS will bring to our senses? Sensors are now small enough, reliable enough, and accurate enough to be included in a pocket-sized device of only 9 cm3 and become the interface with the environment, details Yole Dveloppement. - click here to read more


Thin, Flexible Batteries Set to Become a $400 Million Market in 2025

One significant development has been flexible battery technologies. However, even though thin, flexible batteries have been available for over fifteen years they have had limited commercial success. That is not really a surprise. They have been more expensive, offer lower capacity and have a shorter shelf life than regular button cell or larger batteries. - click here to read more


Numerex Announces IoT Upgrade Program With T-Mobile US

Numerex Corp. has launched a technology upgrade program with T-Mobile US, Inc. This program offers customers a migration path to move from their old 2G devices to long-term and sustainable LTE technology. In advance of the impending 2G turndown, the program provides an attractive and cost-effective alternative for customers with 2G devices who have not yet upgraded to modern technology. - click here to read more


Ingenu and Meterlinq Announce Public Internet of Things Network Deployment in Italy

Ingenu, the pioneer in delivering connectivity exclusively to machines, and Meterlinq srl, a provider of secure telemetry and remote-management infrastructure for smart metering and smart grid services, announced the deployment of a public, nationwide network in Italy specifically designed to provide connectivity for machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. - click here to read more

  New Products

MultiTech takes Remote Device Deployment, Management and Maintenance to New Heights with MultiTech DeviceHQ

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. has launched MultiTech DeviceHQ. The robust support system is a remotely hosted application store and tool set for customizing, deploying in volume and centrally managing the latest generation of MultiTech devices, including the leading IoT gateway, MultiConnect Conduit. - click here to read more


Gemalto Boosts Connectivity for the Internet of Things with the M2M Cat 1 LTE Module

Gemalto has launched a LTE Category 1 (Cat 1) wireless module to revolutionize highly efficient 4G LTE connectivity. Specifically designed for M2M and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications, the Cinterion M2M module meets the market need of power-optimized performance and single-mode LTE at speeds of up to 10Mbit/s download and 5 Mbit/s uplink. - click here to read more


Opto 22s groov Action Plan Accelerates Development of Mobile Operator Interfaces

Industrial controls manufacturer Opto 22 has announced thegroovAction Plan, a service that adds mobility to applications in industrial automation, control and remote monitoring. ThegroovAction Plan result is a completedgroovmobile operator interfacea custom mobile appthat authorized automation end-users, machine OEMs, or other personnel can use to monitor and control systems and equipment from smartphones and tablets. - click here to read more


Wireless System Protects Valuable Medical Inventory Stored in Freezers and Coolers

The WSG30 system from Sensaphoneprovides low-cost 24/7 remote monitoring of freezers and coolers that contain pharmaceutical products, medical specimens and research material. It is well suited for pharmacies, research labs, blood and tissue banks, hospitals, healthcare clinics, and biopharmaceutical companies. - click here to read more



Event Listings


IoT North America Call for Papers Announced

Join other industry visionaries and speak at Internet of Things North America. 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 the machine, device and building intelligence, connectivity/telemetry and IoT industry.


There are a limited number of speaking opportunities available, so it is imperative that you submit your abstract by the Oct. 27th, 2015 call for papers deadline.



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