The installed base of active cargo tracking units reached 6.1mn in 2018

IoT market research provider, Berg Insight, has released a new market report covering the cargo tracking market. The number of active tracking devices, says Martin Bäckman, IoT analyst at Berg Insight, deployed for cargo loading units including trailers, intermodal containers, rail freight wagons, air cargo containers, cargo boxes and pallets reached 6.1 million worldwide in […]

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Strategic partnerships – the way forward for IoT in the container shipping industry

Real-time tracking solutions developed specifically for intermodal shipping containers is still a relatively nascent market. Many of the vendors offering solutions for this market have not yet achieved particularly sizeable installed bases in terms of the number of deployed units. As Johan Fagerberg, co-founder of Berg Insight says, they are today close to 25 million […]

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Tech Brands come together within the Zigbee Alliance to make Zigbee ‘Best Path’ for industry-wide smart home interoperability

The Zigbee Alliance has announced a major ongoing initiative to make smart home and IoT products easier to develop, deploy, and sell across ecosystems. The “All Hubs Initiative” is driven by a Zigbee Alliance workgroup comprised of leading IoT companies including Amazon, Comcast, Exegin, Kwikset, Landis+Gyr, LEEDARSON, Legrand, MMB Networks, NXP, OSRAM, Schneider Electric, Silicon Labs, Somfy, and many others with the goal of improving […]

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Renesas Electronics launches rad-hard 16-channel current driver with integrated decoder for satellite applications

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced a new radiation-hardened 16-channel current driver with integrated 4-bit decoder for reducing the size, weight and power (SWaP) of satellite command and telemetry systems. The ISL72814SEH integrates the decoder, input level shifter, and 16 current driver arrays in a single monolithic IC. The device allows […]

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TriEye secures US$17mn Series A Financing led by Intel Capital to meet automotive low visibility challenge

Israeli start-up TriEye, whose innovative Short-Wave-Infra-Red (SWIR) sensing technology is able to see in adverse weather and night-time conditions, announced today a $17 million (€15.2 million) Series A funding round, led by Intel Capital. Other investors include Marius Nacht, co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies, and TriEye’s existing investor Grove Ventures, headed by TriEye chairman […]

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