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27 Feb, 2019

Episode 52-- Weekly IoT News Update

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IoT news for this week:

Google open-sources Cloud IoT Device SDK, a collection of libraries for embedded microcontroller-class devices

If you’re a developer looking to get microcontroller-class (MCU) devices (the chips at the heart of smart refrigerators, industrial motors, energy monitors, and other internet of things devices) up and running on Google Cloud Platform’s (GCP) fully managed Cloud IoT Core service, good news: Google has made it much more straightforward with the new Cloud IoT Device SDK.

You’ll have had your IoT: Scotland gets most advanced UK Internet of Things network

lasgow-based intelligent networking and integrated security solutions provider Boston Networks is powering what is claimed to be the UK’s most advanced Internet of Things network, called IoT Scotland.

Nike’s self-lacing sneakers turn into bricks after faulty firmware update

Nike users are experiencing some technical difficulties in the wild world of connected footwear. Nike's $350 "Adapt BB" sneakers are the latest in the company's line of self-lacing shoes, and they come with the "Nike Adapt" app for Android and iOS.

Turning Up the Heat on Bad Landlords

Heating violations can be tricky to prove. A technology nonprofit called Heat Seek helps tenants collect data on chilly apartments.

Homebuilders group seen as unusual suspect in 6 GHz proceeding

The Leading Builders of America (LBA), which includes many of the nation’s largest homebuilders, is a rather novel group to be making comments in a spectrum proceeding, but it’s definitely got an interest in the 6 GHz band.

Brown-Forman CIO Looks to Data for Smarter Booze

When Jack Daniel’s maker Brown-Forman Corp. earlier this month launched a new brand of rye, it leveraged a growing prowess in data analytics to ensure the market could handle more whiskey.

Nokia expands its WING offering with IoT applications for operators to address new vertical markets

Espoo, Finland - In advance of Mobile World Congress, Nokia today launched off-the-shelf Internet of Things (IoT) packages to help operators win new business in vertical IoT markets.

The New Digital Eyes in the Frozen Food Aisle

It’s a Monday morning in Manhattan, and I am on a mission to go to a very specific Walgreens. This is bigger than emergency lip balm, or a prepackaged Starbucks mocha.

Mesh Wi-Fi Systems with Alexa Built-in: Redefining How Users Interact with their Wireless Network

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced the launch of the Qualcomm Mesh Networking Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS). This development kit accelerates the integration of AVS into mesh Wi-Fi systems.

US Mobile Market Update 2018

We have worked on every single G transition and as we move into the 5G cycle, we continue to stay heavily engaged with players across the ecosystem and around the globe from very advanced markets to just emerging.

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