Internet of Things IoT

T-Mobile And Halo Team Up To Launch 5G Semi-AV Taxi Service

This week, Halo Launched its driverless car service in Las Vegas, Nevada, one of the first forms of semi-Autonomous vehicle services to launch. With the help of T-Mobile and its nationwide 5G network, Halo will begin driving on Las Vegas’ public roads earlier this year. I have said in other blogs that I believe Autonomous …

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Mapping HPE’s Zero Trust Efforts To The Current Cyber Threat Landscape

The latest ransomware attack on the market was a doozy. Just a few weeks ago, the Russian hacking group known as REvil attacked MSPs (Managed Service Providers) that utilize Kesaya’s VSA software, holding them hostage for a total ransom of $70M. The cyberattack affected 800 and 1,500 organizations, disrupting IT functions for MSPs and their …

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Amazon Goes All-In On Truck Safety With Autonomous Driving Company Plus

Over the last 18 months of the pandemic, many of us have come to rely on Amazon more than ever. Unprecedented numbers of Amazon vehicles have crisscrossed the world’s highways, delivering everything, down to our most basic needs, to our doorstep. The number of warehouse and delivery drivers Amazon hired to keep up during this time …

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NI Seeks To Accelerate Autonomous Vehicle Development With MonoDrive Acquisition

Autonomous driving and EVs are two of the main things on the collective mind of the tech industry. I’ve also long said that autonomous vehicles will be one of, if not the most transformative technological advances in our lifetime. They save lives and energy.  I’ve been watching autonomous long-haul trucking startup Plus roll out announcement …

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In It For The Long Haul: Autonomous Trucking Startup Plus Goes Public Via SPAC

Autonomous trucking startup Plus (formerly known as Plus.ai) is a company I’ve begun to follow closely. While much of the hype around autonomous driving centers around the future of the consumer automotive sector, the technology holds vast implications for the massive commercial trucking industry, responsible for moving an estimated 70-plus percent of all U.S. freight. …

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Amazon Sidewalk Focuses On Security And Privacy For All IoT Users

Late last year, Amazon announced its plans for enabling a new IoT wireless service called Amazon Sidewalk. I wrote about it here. I will get more into details later, but in short, this project is a wireless service over 900MHz and 2.4GHz. that crowdsources data from other users’ networks to power IoT devices in the event …

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Synaptics May Be A Premium IoT Company, But It’s Still Cranking Out Solid Fingerprint Readers For Notebooks And Chromebooks

As I’ve been following and writing about Synaptics over the last few years, I’ve witnessed a fascinating and transitional time for the company. I’ve seen Synaptics turn around its financials under its adept new CEO, Michael Hurlston, and lean hard into its IoT efforts. So much so that I believe it’s more apt these days …

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Marvell Debuts New Multi-Gig Ethernet PHY For Next Generation Cars And Trucks

As a tech analyst, one of my favorite coverage areas is the multi-industry cadre of companies working to advance and enable next-generation autonomous vehicles. For one, although it has companies at the head of the pack, it’s still a relatively new open playing field. You get to see all sorts of cutting-edge technologies from companies …

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Self-Driving Truck Company Plus Demonstrates Commitment To Sustainability With Eco-Friendly Collaborators

Last week, I wrote about autonomous trucking startup Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a relatively new name in the tech world. We learned that Plus is building the next generation of its PlusDrive platform on top of NVIDIA’s DRIVE Orin SoC. Plus followed that announcement up with some more news—two more collaborations and some information on the company’s sustainability …

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Plus And NVIDIA Deal Gives Indications Of Our Autonomous Truck Future

I’ve written before that autonomous vehicles will be one of the most powerful, most influential new technologies we see in our lifetimes. While much of the talk has centered around consumer vehicles, taxicabs and the like, another sector that stands to be heavily impacted is trucking. This industry plays a crucial role in the world …

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NVIDIA’s Auto Business Takes A Front Seat At NVIDIA GTC 2021

Yesterday, I tuned into NVIDIA’s annual GTC event, GTC 2021, held — for what will hopefully be the last time — virtually. Like at many recent NVIDIA events, the company’s automotive efforts were on display front and center . Let’s take a look at the new hardware and software announcements from NVIDIA’s automotive division. NVIDIA …

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Microsoft’s Percept Precept: Industrial IoT Shifts From Solutions To Platforms

Azure Percept, a new family of AI-enabled edge hardware and services, was the most significant IoT announcement at Microsoft Ignite 2021. Essentially a logic layer on top of Azure IoT, Percept streamlines AI model deployment for low-power edge devices. But it’s more than that. Taking a step back reveals a bigger trend – the emergence …

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GlobalFoundries And Bosch Partner On MmWave Radar, Reinforcing Silicon Is Strategic

For a tech industry analyst like me, the automotive market is interesting given the electrification, safety and self-driving intelligence added to today’s models as well as commitments by automakers to aggressive roadmaps. Cars of the future will be datacenters on wheels, software-defined, connected by 5G, and with gobs of compute, storage and networking silicon. Given …

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Qualcomm Revs Its Engines At Its Automotive Redefined Event

When you think of mobile semiconductors, one company that’s always top-of-mind is Qualcomm. While its silicon powers many if not most of the world’s phones and tablets, the company has not been content to rest on its laurels. In recent years it has begun to extend its mobile technology into other emergent fields, such as …

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Synaptics Unsheathes New Katana Low Power Edge AI Platform

While many eyes, including mine, were on CES this week, today, I wanted to talk about a tech announcement that may have flown under the radar in the run-up to the holidays. I’ve been following Synaptics for some time now and watched it progress from Synaptics 1.0 (PC trackpads, etc.) to 2.0 (mobile, fingerprint readers) …

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Intel’s Mobileye Presents Plan For Worldwide AV Rollout At CES 2021

Intel may have had a shakeup at its CEO ranks yesterday, but the show must go on. Every year, the tech news cycle kicks off in January with the expansive Consumer Electronics Showcase, or CES, where companies from all over demonstrate their latest and greatest. I lost count at how many I attended at 20.  This …

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AI Is More Than A Buzzword And Being Deployed Now On Ships And Golf Carts

More than ever, organizations are adopting artificial intelligence (AI) to bring efficiency, productivity gains, and a return on investment. In these uncertain times, AI is a powerful differentiator for companies of all sizes to transform digitally. In recent years, the cloud has become integral in advancing AI as vendors offering years of research and tools …

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AI Is More Than A Buzzword And Being Deployed Now On Ships And Golf Carts

More than ever, organizations are adopting artificial intelligence (AI) to bring efficiency, productivity gains, and a return on investment. In these uncertain times, AI is a powerful differentiator for companies of all sizes to transform digitally. In recent years, the cloud has become integral in advancing AI as vendors offering years of research and tools …

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The Future Of Industrial IoT Gateways: Civilizing The Wild West Of IoT

Industrial IoT gateways are small servers at the edges of corporate networks that link the “Wild West” of IoT devices with the civilized world of IT. Because gateways connect directly with enterprise systems, you might expect them to be off-the-shelf, plug-and-play products. Today, this is not the case. Most gateways are customized, one-off systems that …

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A Chat With Qualcomm’s New Automotive Leader, Nakul Duggal, Driving An $8B Backlog

As I’ve said many times before, I believe fully autonomous vehicles will be one of the most impactful technological innovations in our lifetimes. As the industry grows and autonomous vehicles become more advanced and ubiquitous, there will be an immense market opportunity for those involved in making these automobiles tick. One tech company that has …

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