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New IoT-in-a-box solution for creating custom ecosystems

March 21, 2019

Digi International, a provider of IoT connectivity products and services, has lauched Digi Foundations, a subscription service combining hardware, software applications, services and support for creating connected environments.

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IDEAL Industries has acquired Cree Lighting

March 21, 2019

This includes Cree’s SmartCast Intelligence Platform which combines intelligent luminaires, IoT and apps.

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Kontrol Energy adds IoT building asset monitoring solutions

March 21, 2019

“Predictive maintenance and real-time management of equipment, energy assets and facilities is a rapidly growing global market which will be part of our organic growth in 2019 and beyond.”

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Robots patrolling floors and opening doors

March 7, 2019

At a security industry event in April, Cobalt Robotics will show an intelligent security robot that can pass through a secured door without human intervention.

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Trend Micro Report: many IoT automation servers remain exposed

March 5, 2019

The biggest issue with automation rules is they become increasingly complex as more devices and actions are added. They are prone to logic errors, and it becomes more challenging to manage, track, and debug actions, especially if there are functional overlaps between rules.

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Schneider Electric joins U.S.-based Cybersecurity Coalition

March 5, 2019

The Cybersecurity Coalition promotes its mission in the U.S. Congress and federal agencies, as well as international standards bodies, industry self-regulatory programs, and relevant policymaking venues. 

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TIA and UL collaborating to advance the Smart Buildings marketplace

February 22, 2019

The two organizations will work to create a list of relevant standards for smart buildings, develop training content for smart buildings characteristics and criteria, and provide information on the value proposition of smart buildings.

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Telco Smart Trends Report: IoT security drives need for Closed Loop Automation

February 21, 2019

The report also highlights that IoT and security, fueled by the onset of 5G, will be key drivers for CLA adoption.

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Zumtobel partnering with pureLiFi for product trials

February 21, 2019

“We believe that in an increasingly interconnected digital world LiFi will play a decisive role in moving our industry into the era of digital light.”

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Signify reports rush to trial LiFi

February 21, 2019

LiFi is attracting considerable interest as an alternative or complementary technology to WiFi for specific applications.