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VIA partners with Rutronik to expand edge AI solutions

VIA Technologies is partnering with Rutronik to bring advanced IoT, edge AI, and computer vision technologies to a broader customer base, particularly in the industrial, retail, and commercial sectors.

The partnership comes at a time when edge computing is gaining traction across...

Research: Vodafone leads IoT connectivity, Telefónica in services

Transforma Insights has identified the key trends shaping the IoT connectivity market and highlighted the leading mobile network operators (MNOs) and mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in the space.

The report, based on in-depth discussions with 25 global cellular connectivity...

How IoT is revolutionising cryptocurrency

The IoT has spread to countless households over the past few years as smart devices become a crucial part of our daily lives. Smart TVs, fridges, thermostats, and even virtual assistant devices have taken some of the hassle out of daily living - and now they may also be about to start mining...

LG strengthens IoT portfolio with Athom purchase

LG has acquired an 80 percent stake in Athom, a Netherlands-based smart home platform company, with plans to purchase the remaining 20 percent within three years.

The acquisition will integrate Athom's extensive connectivity capabilities, which link thousands of appliances, sensors,...

Samsung tackles grid stability with smart home energy system

Samsung has unveiled a new demand response program for its SmartThings platform, aiming to connect smart homes to the power grid and automatically reduce energy consumption during peak demand periods. The initiative – called Flex Connect – is currently available in New York and California...

European autonomous vehicles to receive Japanese boost

The European autonomous vehicle industry will enjoy a technological leap with the introduction of cutting-edge automotive camera technology from Japan.

TIER IV is bringing its advanced automotive-grade camera series to the European market, promising enhanced reliability, accuracy, and...

Waymo’s robotaxis now hailable by anyone in San Francisco

Waymo, the autonomous vehicle technology company, has announced that its robotaxi service is now available to the general public across San Francisco.

Waymo One, the company's ride-hailing service, has opened its doors to anyone in San Francisco after years of careful scaling and...

NB-IoT and LoRa dominate the LPWAN IoT market

Research from Omdia finds the Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) IoT connections landscape is overwhelmingly dominated by NB-IoT and LoRa, which together accounted for 87% of total connections in 2023. This dominance is projected to continue, with these two technologies maintaining 86% of all...

Samsung unveils SmartThings Pro for businesses

Samsung has unveiled its new hyper-connected B2B platform, 'SmartThings Pro,' at InfoComm 2024 in Las Vegas.

The South Korean tech giant has set up an impressive 816 square metre booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center, showcasing its latest commercial display products and solutions...

ARX raises €9M to fill NATO’s robotics gap

ARX Robotics, a manufacturer of scalable robotic systems for defence and commercial applications, has successfully closed a €9 million seed funding round, marking the largest seed funding round to date for a European DefenceTech company.

ARX aims to address a critical gap in...

Fibocom expands 5G RedCap portfolio with FG332 solution

Fibocom has announced the expansion of its RedCap module portfolio by launching the FG332 at Computex 2024. The company also introduced a cutting-edge 5G RedCap CPE solution integrated with the newly launched FG332 and the latest Wi-Fi 7/Wi-Fi 6 technologies.

The introduction of the...

Wialon launches IoT Project of the Year 2024 competition

Wialon has kicked off its annual IoT Project of the Year competition for 2024, a global contest that celebrates the most cutting-edge projects from around the world.

The IoT Project of the Year competition provides a unique platform for companies utilising telematics and IoT...

Magic Leap partners with Google in renewed AR push

Magic Leap has announced a "multi-faceted, strategic technology partnership" with Google. Although details remain scarce, the collaboration aims to "bring a wider range of immersive experiences to market," according to Shahram Izadi, VP and General Manager of AR/XR at Google.

The...

Blecon unveils Bluetooth LE-based IoT connectivity solution

Blecon – a technology firm founded by experts formerly from ARM, AWS, and Microsoft – has announced the launch of a new IoT connectivity solution based on Bluetooth Low Energy (LE). The solution aims to address the challenges companies face when applying Bluetooth LE to IoT...

The Power of Virtual Reality: Transforming the Digital World

By 2030, almost 23.5 million jobs internationally could be integrating AR and VR technologies, confirming the fast-growing trend of immersive tech in many sectors.

Through virtual reality (VR), creating such absorbing and intelligent games, the industry is leading the field of digital...

qomodo secures $1.6 million in funding to fortify IoT cybersecurity

qomodo secures $1.6 million in funding to fortify IoT cybersecurity

qomodo, an IoT cybersecurity company, has successfully raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding.

This round was spearheaded by Expeditions Fund and saw contributions from Amadeus Capital Partners, Auriga Cyber Ventures, Nio Advisors, McNally Capital, Ventures Together, and returning...

Aramco enhances industrial IoT and AI with Qualcomm’s expertise

Aramco enhances industrial IoT and AI with Qualcomm's expertise.

Petroleum and natural gas firm, Aramco, has collaborated with Qualcomm Technologies in order to enhance connectivity, artificial intelligence and advanced computing technologies for industrial use cases in Saudi Arabia.

This collaboration aims to speed the development of the...

Jason Mann, SAS: How IoT is shaping the world for the better

TechForge recently caught up with Jason Mann, VP of IoT at data and AI leader SAS, as he explained how companies can utlise the Internet of Things effectively, and how the technology is improving sustainability around the globe.

What are the latest trends in IoT you’re seeing...

GlobalPlatform releases protocol boosting IoT security

GlobalPlatform has released a new Secure Channel Protocol aimed at enhancing security and enabling remote management for IoT devices operating on low-power, constrained networks. 

Secure Channel Protocol promises to accelerate robust end-to-end security adoption across the IoT...

SoundHound enhances voice assistant with Perplexity’s search tech

SoundHound has signed a partnership with conversational AI-powered search engine Perplexity to deliver next-gen voice capabilities for IoT devices. The collaboration aims to enhance SoundHound's voice assistant, SoundHound Chat AI, with advanced online large language model (LLM) capabilities...

Matter 1.3 supports new appliances and energy reporting

The Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA) has announced Matter version 1.3, a significant update that brings support for major household appliances and new energy and water management capabilities to the smart home standard.

"This latest release marks an important step forward,...

Wayve secures over $1B to develop AI for self-driving vehicles

Wayve has secured $1.05 billion to develop next-generation "embodied AI" technology for self-driving vehicles.

The funding round for the UK startup was backed by major tech giants like SoftBank Group, NVIDIA, and Microsoft. Wayve plans to use these funds to advance their embodied AI...

Global agencies warn of increased cyberattacks against OT devices

Global federal agencies are sounding the alarm over an increase in cyberattacks by pro-Russia hacktivist groups targeting operational technology (OT) devices across critical infrastructure in North America and Europe.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), FBI,...

UK introduces first IoT security laws

The UK has become the first country to legally mandate cybersecurity standards for IoT devices. The new laws, which came into force today, aim to shield consumers from cyber threats and boost the nation's resilience against rising cyber-crime.

Under the Product Security and...

UK’s smart motorways regularly stop working

Amid ongoing debates about their safety, UK smart motorways continue to face scrutiny as new data reveals they frequently suffer from outages. Despite advanced technology, these disruptions undermine the system designed to safeguard drivers.

Smart motorways utilise radar and cameras...