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Signify acquiring WiZ Connected

April 23, 2019

Headquartered in Hong Kong, WiZ Connected will continue to sell Wi-Fi-based connected lamps and luminaires under its own brand.

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LoRa Alliance and DLMS user association bringing IoT to utilities

April 4, 2019

By using DLMS over LoRaWAN networks, utilities will achieve network connectivity that supports smart metering use cases – gas, electricity, thermal energy and water – across many different IoT applications.

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IoT Ready Alliance dissolves into the new Zhaga consortium

April 4, 2019

The NEW Zhaga focuses on interoperability and executes a strong program to address interfaces for smart components, such as sensors and communication modules.

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APOLAN lays out 5 trends driving Passive Optical LAN adoption

April 4, 2019

With the future predicted to bring continued growth in business data use, and even greater growth in sensor data, fiber is the 21st century media for LAN.

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GE’s Current lighting business sold to private equity firm

April 3, 2019

Current’s portfolio spans LED and traditional lighting solutions, along with a variety of intelligent controls, sensors and software.

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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.