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05 Jun, 2019

Episode 59-- Weekly IoT News Update

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IoT news for this week:

We hear you: updates to Works with Nest

Last week we announced that we would stop supporting the Works with Nest (WWN) program on August 31, 2019 and transition to the Works with Google Assistant platform (WWGA)…

The Global M2M/IoT Communications Market

The Global M2M/IoT Communications Market analyses the latest trends and developments in cellular IoT and low power wireless networking…

The dexterous robot with the human touch

Breakthrough innovation specialist Cambridge Consultants has developed Hank, a robot with flexible robotic fingers inspired by the human hand…

Introducing Translatotron: An End-to-End Speech-to-Speech Translation Model

Speech-to-speech translation systems have been developed over the past several decades with the goal of helping people who speak different languages to communicate with each other.

Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Inc is rolling out machines to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders.

Japan plans to create 10 billion 14-digit phone numbers as 5G era nears

Japan plans to roll out some 10 billion new 14-digit phone numbers, as the 11 digit-numbers currently in use are expected to run out within several years.

Burger King Wheels Whoppers to LA Drivers Stuck in Traffic, Begins Impossible Roll Out

Burger King announced this week that it is rolling out two new Whoppers to two very different audiences, as the fast food chain shows how it’s adapting to modern times in a fun, playful and dare we say, smart way.

People Are Being Arrested and Jailed Due to Hertz Erroneously Reporting Rental Cars Stolen: Report

Reports of Hertz customers finding themselves in hot water after renting a vehicle from the Florida-based company are on the rise, and the culprit appears to be a faulty computer system and poor office management.

MachineQ is Building Products to Improve How the World Operates

MachineQ provides an integrated digital transformation platform (hardware and software) that bridges the physical and digital worlds together with enterprise-grade wireless sensors and gateways, and cloud-based software services.

Benchmarking Edge Computing

Over the last year custom silicon, intended to speed up machine learning inferencing on the edge, has started to appear. No cloud needed. First to market was Intel with their Moividius-based hardware.


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