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Cisco to acquire ThousandEyes, which is like a “Google Maps view of the internet”

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 – Earlier today, Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held ThousandEyes Inc., whose internet and cloud intelligence platform “delivers deep visibility and insights into the digital delivery of applications and services over the internet”. And the

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Bosch.IO: new company pools Bosch’s IoT and digital expertise

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – Bosch has consolidated its activities centred on the Internet of Things—and some 900 associates—in a new subsidiary called Bosch.IO GmbH. “Bosch.IO is bringing the internet of things to everything from roads and factory floors to homes

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App-friendly IP security cameras on their way via S&ST platform

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – Security & Safety Things GmbH (S&ST)—a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH—says it is poised “to reshape innovation in video analytics and computer vision with the commercial availability of a number of new smart IP security

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Nodle M1 answers call for privacy-preserving contact tracing smart device

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 – The Nodle M1 is a contact tracing device that can be clipped to an employee’s shirt or badge, or worn as a necklace, to monitor physical distancing and buzz people when they get too close to

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Schneider’s Hugo Lafontaine appointed to CABA board

May 19, 2020

May 19, 2020 – Hugo Lafontaine, vice-president, Digital Energy, at Schneider Electric Canada has been appointed to the board of the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA). “[Hugo] brings a stellar background in building systems integration and the building automation market,

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SafeChek entranceway technology to support safe business reopening

May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020 – Digital signage player Big Digital Corp. has partnered with A1 Innovation—a provider of people-counting solutions—to launch SafeChek digital entranceway technology “to support the safe opening and operations of businesses across North America”. Big Digital will provide

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Zigbee and DiiA collaborate to standardize DALI-Zigbee gateways

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 – The Zigbee Alliance and the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA) say they are working together to bring further standardization and system interoperability to the IoT luminaires space, with the aim of helping stakeholders “realize the benefits

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nVent acquires “substantially all of the assets” of WBT LLC

May 2, 2020

May 2, 2020 – nVent Electric plc reports it has acquired “substantially all of the assets of WBT LLC”, a U.S.-based manufacturer of cable tray, which will become part of nVent’s Electrical & Fastening Solutions (EFS) segment, marketed as part

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BICSI extends proposal deadline for 2020 Fall Conference

April 24, 2020

BICSI is calling on experts and innovators to share their industry insights in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry at the 2020 BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition, and has extended the deadline for proposals until May 1, 2020. The

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Prevail NY offers free emergency mechanical ventilation system blueprints to help battle COVID-19

April 24, 2020

JMA, a leader in 5G wireless technology and software-based communication systems, recently launched Prevail NY, an LLC dedicated to the design and manufacture of an emergency mechanical ventilation system. The company has released a free, open-source design for the device