Google said it is addressing limitations in Bluetooth low energy (BLE) beacon systems with a new, open, format that will make it easier for developers to produce compatible applications.
Gemalto, a France-headquartered digital security company, revealed that telecoms and enterprise technology professionals primarily associate the Internet of Things (IoT) with consumer technology, but that deployments are being held back by security concerns.
Cisco committed to investing $150 million (€134 million) in UK Internet of Things (IoT) start ups as part of a broader plan to pump $1 billion into the country's digital economy.
The latest issue of the Vodafone M2M Barometer Report revealed that more than one quarter of all companies worldwide are now using machine-to-machine communications (M2M), up from 12 per cent when the report was first launched in 2013.
Famoco, a France-based NFC specialist, raised €4 million ($4.4 million) from investment company Hi Inov, public investment bank Bpifrance and venture capital fund Aurinvest to push the next stage of its development.
Apple Pay is widely expected to arrive in the UK on July 14 according to information from a number of retailers, reported 9to5Mac.
Deutsche Telekom announced plans to extend cloud-based customer experience software into the retail market after a successful deployment at car dealerships in Germany and elsewhere.
The total M2M revenue opportunity will be $1.6 trillion (€1.4 trillion) in 2024, up from $500 billion in 2014.
Nokia's HERE division published a specification designed to integrate information from a diverse range of automotive sensors via the cloud, in a move the unit said could improve road safety and ease congestion.
Internet of Things specialist Actility has raised $25 million (€22 million) in fresh funding from investors including Orange, KPN and Swisscom, marking the France-based company's move into full deployment phase.