PoC to connect a KUKA robot to a Microsoft Azure cloud from the LEGO Group via an edge interface from Munich-based IoT specialist Device Insight. The Cloud Connector - a software solution developed by Device Insight that is already used in the KUKA iiQoT solution - could also be used here. The Cloud Connector transfers data to the cloud via the MQTT protocol and uses Microsoft Azure functionalities such as automatic software updates and daily renewed security certificates for this purpose.
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Ericsson and KORE, a leader in IoT connectivity, to simplify global IoT deployments and offer unrivaled IoT coverage in U.S.
Expleo and The HARTING Technology Group concluded a cooperation agreement in the area of data-controlled services and IoT solutions for industrial customers. HARTING is offering the modular edge computing MICA, which has been designed according to industrial standards for multiple industrial applications, and Expleo is contributing its know-how in connectivity and data-scientific competence.
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Ericsson and Tampnet bring IoT connectivity management to offshore industries to improve operational efficiency and worker safety at some of the world?s toughest and remotest workplaces.
Electrolux and other manufacturers including Samsung Electronics, Haier, GE Appliances, Arçelik, American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning and Trane Residential have formed the Home Connectivity Alliance (HCA) to ensure interoperability and make devices and apps work together across brands for a better consumer experience.
T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom Launch T-IoT to Simplify Global IoT Connectivity for Enterprises
Synaptics Opens Wireless Research and Development Center in France. The center expands Synaptics? European presence and leverages a strong base of local analog and RF expertise to advance the state-of-the-art in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity for the IoT.
Nokia launches first off-the-shelf, mission-critical Industrial Edge to accelerate the enterprise journey to Industry 4.0
Sequans Communications, leading developer and provider of 5G and 4G solutions for broadband, critical, and massive IoT, has established a new RD center in Salo, Finland, the purpose of which is to support Sequans core development work on 5G and 4G IoT semiconductor solutions.
Signify expands offering for smart cities by acquiring Telensa. Signify adds a narrow-band and TALQ-compliant solution which will enable Signify to service a broader group of customers utilizing the unlicensed radio space.
Open Manufacturing Platform is launched with BMW, ZF, Bosch, Microsoft, and AB-InBev as founding members. First working groups created: IoT Connectivity, Semantic Data Model, Industrial IoT Reference Architecture, Core Services for Autonomous Transport Systems
Nokia enables China Mobile with enterprise IoT connectivity globally.