Connected World Staff


About Connected World Staff

The Connected World staff contributes daily news articles to the Website on a regular basis, writing about the latest trends in the M2M and connected-device space.
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Small Core Modem Now Commercially Available

ORBCOMM Inc.,, a Fort Lee, N.J.-based provider of M2M and IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, has announced its new OGi core modem is now commercially available.

By |2/10/2016|
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Smart Retail Solution Eases Inventory Management

The IoT (Internet of Things) is becoming increasingly important in the retail space because the technology can not only improve the customer experience by making inventory more available and accurate, it can also directly impact retail profitability by reducing shrinkage—inventory loss due to theft or mishandling.

By |2/10/2016|
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Control4 Rolls out New Line of Smart-Home Solutions

Control4 Corp.,, Salt Lake City-based global provider of smart-home solutions, released its EA (entertainment and automation) Series, a new line of entertainment and automation controllers.

By |2/9/2016|
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SPIE to Hold Defense and Commercial Sensing Event in April

From robotics to food safety, precision agriculture, and homeland defense, innovation in the optical sensing and imaging community will help further the IoT (Internet of Things) in myriad ways and across multiple industries.

By |2/9/2016|
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KIOSK Develops Remote-Monitoring System

In today’s world, it’s not uncommon to have a kiosk terminal network unattended with important information sometimes left in a vulnerable state.

By |2/8/2016|
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Dialog Semiconductor Expands Power Management Market with Industry’s first PMICs for Smart TVs and Set-top Boxes

Dialog Semiconductorplc (FWB:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth® Smart technology, today announced that the company is entering the smart TV and set-top box (STB) market with a family of highly integrated PMICs that leverage its power management leadership in smartphones and tablet computing. Dialog is currently sampling three PMICs for low to high-end smart TVs to major OEMs. The devices were developed in partnership with TV System-on-Chip (SoC) vendors and have been proven in several reference designs.

By |2/8/2016|
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Schneider Electric Introduces Altivar Process 660 Drive System

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today launched the first wave of its new Altivar Process 660 Drive System. The new Altivar Process variable speed drives provide integrated safety and automation functions that meet the requirements of the most demanding applications with a smaller footprint.

By |2/8/2016|
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Innovative RFID-Enabled Retail Solutions

What will it take to make brick-and-mortar stores as valuable to connected consumers as online stores? What will it take to make them more valuable? Perhaps IoT (Internet of Things) technology is the answer.

By |2/8/2016|
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Cisco to Acquire Jasper Technologies

The M2M/IoT (Internet of Things) space is changing—again—thanks to a sizable acquisition.

By |2/5/2016|
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Micro RFID Labels Solve Inventory Management Challenge

Thorofare, N.J,-based Checkpoint Systems Inc.,, a global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, unveiled its Micro RFID (radio-frequency identification) label for health, beauty, and cosmetics categories during the National Retail Federation Convention & EXPO in January.

By |2/5/2016|
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Grocery Stores Adopt Connected Solution

A Minnesota-based, family-owned grocery chain called Lunds & Byerly’s,, will leverage an SaaS (software-as-a-service) solution for food safety and checklist management across its 28 locations.

By |2/5/2016|
  • News_Retail

Alliance to Optimize Retail Stores’ Performance

A new alliance will help technology innovators in the retail space harness the power of the digital information era throughout the entire supply chain.

By |2/4/2016|
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JuiceBox Energy and Arise Solar Partner to Bring Renewable Energy Storage to California Central Valley

JuiceBox Energy, a privately-held Silicon Valley company committed to providing safe, reliable, intelligent, and connected energy storage, announces their partnership with Arise Solar to bring renewable energy storage the Central Valley.

By |2/4/2016|
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Cradlepoint Empowers Connected Learning and Education-Focused Initiatives with E-Rate Eligible Solutions

Cradlepoint, the global leader in software-defined 4G LTE network solutions for enterprises, announced today it is enabling school districts to provide always-on connectivity for evolving instructional needs with solutions that are newly eligible under E-rate funding.

By |2/4/2016|
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myDevices Announces Cayenne IoT Project Builder

Internet of Things solutions company myDevices,, has announced a new Raspberry Pi IoT solution for developers and makers.

By |2/4/2016|