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AUG 04, 2022 Enterprise IoT Insights
Enterprise IoT Insights

Tech truce, vendor tussle, new era, smart play – analysis of the Semtech, Telit deals

The IoT hardware market has, suddenly, shrunk – in order to expand, and to rebalance the western power-play. So say market watchers, reacting to the twin acquisitions this week by US-based chipmaker and Semtech, which has confirmed a deal to splurge $1.2 billion on Canadian outfit Sierra Wireless, and Italian-American IoT module maker Telit, which has agreed a share-exchange for the IoT assets of French industrial firm Thales.
AUG 03, 2022 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

5G RedCap: the new cellular IoT technology optimised for nothing

The latest iteration of the 3GPP standards for mobile communications, Release 17, includes a new variant of 5G aimed specifically at IoT.
AUG 03, 2022 Enterprise IoT Insights
Enterprise IoT Insights

Semtech/Sierra, Telit/Thales set ground for new east-west IoT clash (Analyst Angle)

There were two high profile pieces of M&A news in the IoT hardware space in the last week. First up, on Friday 29th July, Telit and Thales announced that they were combining the assets of Telit with those of Thales’ IoT hardware business into Telit Cinterion. That was followed on 2nd August by the news that Semtech Corporation would acquire Sierra Wireless.
AUG 02, 2022 Mobile Europe
Mobile Europe

Telit to buy Thales IoT as €625 billion market beckons

French defence giant Thales has announced the sale of its mobile network-based Internet of Things (IoT) business, Cinterion, to US rival Telit. The division makes the ‘things’ in IoT such as gateways, modem cards and other modules and it supports all ‘internets’, from 5G and LTE, through NB-IoT to GPS and GLONASS.
AUG 01, 2022

Telit bulks up in Europe with Thales IoT acquisition

US-based IoT specialist Telit looks set to take a bigger slice of the European market. Late last week it agreed to acquire French defence giant Thales’ cellular IoT business. The division offers a range of modules, gateways and modem cards. Sold under the Cinterion brand, they support 5G, LTE, NB-IoT and LTE-M, as well as GPS and GLONASS positioning technologies. It boasts 550 employees spread across 23 countries, and last year it turned over €300 million.
JUL 29, 2022 IoT Now
IoT Now

The ‘Clean Dozen’ solution areas that will help enterprises reduce their carbon footprint

Enterprises are increasingly focusing attention on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governmental) goals as a mechanism for improving their perception amongst investors, employees and other stakeholders. A key part relates to sustainability and the reduction of the organisation’s environmental impact. The application of new technologies, particularly the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence, can have a significant impact on reducing an organisation’s carbon footprint, both directly through lower hydrocarbon fuel use and through reducing electricity consumption, say Matt Hatton, founding partner and Suruchi Dhingra, research manager of Transforma Insights.
JUL 11, 2022 IoT Now
IoT Now

How the demands of constrained IoT are reshaping the connectivity landscape

The IoT technology landscape is increasingly being defined by its ability to address large numbers of devices in increasingly inhospitable environments by virtue of slimming down the features and functionality of the offering to make it more appropriate. Last year, we at Transforma Insights published a report on what we termed the ‘Thin IoT stack’. The report examined the arrival of a set of technologies across the IoT stack that are specifically aimed at coping with dealing with the constraints of power, location, space, processing and several other factors that will be increasingly common in a large volume of IoT deployments. The implications of this shift will be felt widely across all aspects of how IoT is deployed, says Matt Hatton, founding partner, Transforma Insights.
JUL 11, 2022 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

LoRaWAN World Expo: sustainability, public networks, geo-location and a plethora of new devices

The LoRa Alliance’s LoRaWAN World Expo took place on 6th and 7th July in Paris. This is the event that was initially scheduled for June 2020 but suffered from delays due to Covid. Apparently 1,200 registered for the conference and actual attendance was a little over 1,000. So, what was interesting at the LoRaWAN World Expo 2022?
JUL 05, 2022 Enterprise IoT Insights
Enterprise IoT Insights

IoT is good for the planet, but trade-offs are necessary

The use of IoT hardware and software applications will have a very positive impact on global sustainability but the trend masks significant variations between use cases, and over the lifecycle of the device. This was one conclusion from a recent report from Transforma Insights, ‘On balance, IoT is very beneficial from a sustainability perspective’. The report considers the overall sustainability implications of the deployment of IoT, including analysis of the impact on electricity consumption, (hydrocarbon) fuel consumption, water consumption, and CO2 emissions.
JUN 22, 2022 AiThority

Correlate Infrastructure Partners and Leading IoT Consulting Group Launch Revenue Generation Program for Commercial Real Estate Owners

Correlate Infrastructure Partners Inc. announces the launch of the Correlate Portfolio Health Program with Abundant IoT, dedicated to co-developing a revenue generation program for commercial real estate owners. Correlate Infrastructure Partners is a portfolio-scale real estate platform that reduces frict