Connected World Staff

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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.

FSI, Eurotech Bring IoT to Facilities Management

As more organizations understand the benefits of adopting IoT (Internet of Things) technologies, Eurotech,, and FSI,, are collaborating to reduce the complexities facility-management companies face when integrating distributed devices and assets in buildings or in the field.

By | 5/27/2016|

NTIA Comment Period for IoT Policy Extended

The IoT (Internet of Things) is being further legitimized by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce through the department’s continued effort to promote the IoT, which it defines as a “broad category of devices, appliances, and objects that can be connected via the Internet.”

By | 5/26/2016|

Successful Launch of Multi-Vendor NFV Solution

Ericsson,, a provider of services, software, and infrastructure for a connected world, has successfully launched a multi-vendor NFV (network functions virtualization) solution for NTT DOCOMO’s,, commercial network.

By | 5/26/2016|

PackRobot Intelligent Locker Comes to the U.S.

Durham, N.C.-based Bell and Howell,, partnered with Cleveron,, a postal technology company based in Estonia, to bring parcel terminal delivery to North America.

By | 5/25/2016|

Telit and DMI Collaborate on End-to-End Enterprise Solutions for the Internet of Things

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of the Things (IoT), and DMI, a global leader in mobile business innovation, announced a collaboration to deliver end-to-end Internet of Things solutions for the enterprise. The companies are making connecting ‘things to apps’ effortless, resulting in a data-driven customer experience that enables cost reduction, improved compliance, personalization and new revenue opportunities.

By | 5/24/2016|

Sysorex to Debut AirPatrol for Retail Properties at Global Shopping Center Convention Next Week

Sysorex (NASDAQ:SYRX), a developer of high performance analytics software and solutions, today announced it will debut AirPatrol for Retail Properties in Las Vegas next week in conjunction with RECon 2016, the global convention for the shopping center industry.

By | 5/24/2016|

Giving a Voice to O&G Data Sensors

Irvine, Calif.-based INOVX Solutions Inc.,, an advanced asset integrity management-software company in the oil and gas industry, has partnered with Arria NGL (natural language generation),, a technology company specializing in NLG to give a voice to its Dynamic 3D Asset Virtualization data sensors.

By | 5/24/2016|

McAfee Labs Threats Report Promotes CTI

A new report assessing security threats and security professionals’ awareness of and attitudes toward these threats suggests CTI (cyber threat intelligence) sharing is not as widespread as it probably should be.

By | 5/24/2016|

Aeris, LORENTZ Collaborate to Offer Innovative IoT Solutions

Aeris, a pioneer and leader in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, today announced it has integrated its Aeris IoT Solutions platform with LORENTZ, a leading provider of solar powered water pumping solutions, to enable enterprises to provide clean drinking water for people, livestock and for irrigating agricultural crops in all regions of the world.

By | 5/23/2016|

Digi International Announces the ConnectCore 6UL Secure Wireless System-on-Module for Connected Embedded Devices

Today at NXP® FTF, Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII,, a leading global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, announced the ConnectCore for i.MX 6UL, a new embedded module platform delivering a connected System-on-Module (SOM) with integrated dual-band 802.11ac wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity in a low-profile surface mount form factor slightly larger than a postage stamp.

By | 5/23/2016|

MultiTech’s mDot Module Receives Official Certification

New certification for the MultiConnect mDot, a LPWAN (low-power wide-area network) RF (radio-frequency) module from Multi-Tech Systems,, ensures the device is LoRaWAN-ready as determined by the LoRa Alliance,

By | 5/23/2016|

Watering Controller Extends the Smart Home Outside

Irvine, Calif.-based Blossom,, a clean technology IoT (Internet of Things) company that aims to ease drought conditions, is extending the smart home out to the yard.

By | 5/23/2016|

Leading Chinese Home Appliance Manufacturer Midea Group Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors

The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Midea Group has joined the ZigBee Alliance at the Promoter level and will be accepting a seat on its Board of Directors.

By | 5/20/2016|

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Simplifies Connectivity Across the IoT Ecosystem

Today at IoT World 2016 Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) announced availability of the HPE Universal Internet of Things (IoT) Platform. According to Gartner, the "endpoints of IoT will grow at a 31.7 percent CAGR from 2013 through 2020, reaching an installed base of 20.8 billion units."1

By | 5/20/2016|

Oracle Launches SaaS, Paas, and IaaS Cloud Services

Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Oracle,, has expanded its cloud portfolio, releasing new Oracle Cloud services to help companies transition to the cloud.

By | 5/20/2016|