ARM seeing troubles penetrating into PC, server industries; IoT becomes new battlefield for Intel, ARM, from TW

Despite aggressively attempting to advance into the PC and server industries, ARM-based CPU platforms will not be able to achieve any significant results within the next two years in the two segments; however ARM and Intel have found a new business opportunities in the Internet of things (IoT) segment and both expect growth in that area, according to sources from the supply chain.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20141124PD215.html

Japan-based Murata sees potential in IoT and wearable industries

Japan-based component maker Murata Manufacturing has showcased its latest wearable devices at China Hi Tech Fair Elexcon 2014 and is planning to release one stop solutions to assist its clients to enter related markets. Commenting on the wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) industries, the company believes that both are still growing and have strong potential in the future.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20141121PD206.html

GMO GlobalSign Joins Kantara Initiative as Internet of Everything (IoE) Demands Trusted Identities

GMO GlobalSign, the security division of Tokyo-based GMO Internet Group and a leading provider of identity services for online transactions, announced it has joined the Kantara Initiative, a business acceleration group and independent non-profit organization addressing the need for digital identity solutions to support and simplify consumers’ connected lives. A program of the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (IEEE-ISTO), the Kantara Initiative works to address the most significant technical and policy interoperability challenges facing the computing industry, including those presented by the Internet of Everything (IoE) and the estimated 50 billion “things” that will be connected to the Internet by 2020(1).

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/gmo-globalsign-joins-kantara-initiative-as-internet-of-everything-ioe-demands-trusted-identities-2014-11-19-161734533

CIOs need to catch the real impact of IoT, from India

MUMBAI, INDIA: Connected things, such as automated teller machines and airline check-in machines, have previously existed. But, new and novel devices, and many ordinary objects, are also being reinvented with digital sensing, computing and communications capabilities. This functionality provides both new and previously passive objects with a “digital voice”, and the ability to create and deliver an information stream reflecting their status and that of their surrounding environment.

http://www.ciol.com/cios-need-catch-real-impact-iot/

2015 Will Be Year of Accelerating Innovation on 3rd Platform; Asia to Focus on Automated Workflows, Web-Scale Cloud Systems, Personal Digital Experiences and Branded Internet of Things: IDC

Singapore, November 14, 2014 – International Data Corporation (IDC) envisions 2015 will be a year of accelerating innovation on the 3rd Platform. “While the smartphone component of IT spending continues to grow in Asia Pacific, its relative size is plateauing as enterprises shift gears to focus on efficient workflows on both employee and enterprise-owned devices; web scale cloud systems built by agile development teams to enable new business capabilities; systemic improvements on the journey to becoming a true data driven enterprise; and personalized digital experiences as well as branded Internet of Things (IoT) that provide an unprecedented customer experience,” says IDC.

http://www.fiercemobileit.com/press-releases/2015-will-be-year-accelerating-innovation-3rd-platform-asia-focus-automated

Asia-Pacific region could lead the way on IoT, says Akamai

The Asia-Pacific region is likely to be an early adopter for the internet of things (IoT), creating opportunities for Australian startups, according to Akamai president of products and development Rick McConnell. “Overall, Australia is one of our top markets in the world in terms of revenue. While IoT specifically depends on adoption of IoT devices by end users, in our experience web delivery will map closely to what happens with IoT,” McConnell says.

http://www.startupsmart.com.au/growth/asia-pacific-region-could-lead-the-way-on-iot-says-akamai/2014111413626.html

Korea’s SparkLabs to launch second accelerator specifically for ‘Internet of Things’ startups

Sometimes accelerators accelerate startups, and sometimes they accelerate themselves. SparkLabs, the Seoul-based accelerator founded by Jimmy Kim, Hanjoo Lee, and Bernard Kim is doing just that, as it announces it will open a second accelerator specifically for ‘Internet of Things’ startups. Set to launch in early 2015, the as-yet unnamed accelerator will be based out of South Korea’s Songdo International Business District.

https://www.techinasia.com/koreas-sparklabs-to-launch-accelerator-in-songdo-specifically-for-internet-of-things-startups/

L&T Technology, Tele2 in pact to tap M2M, Internet of Things opportunities

NEW DELHI: L&T Technology Services today said it has joined hands with European telecom operator Tele2 to jointly develop solutions around machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT). The alliance will help LTTS and Tele2 customers implement solutions that will reduce their time-to-market and holds a great potential for the transportation market, the companies said in a statement.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/ites/lt-technology-tele2-in-pact-to-tap-m2m-internet-of-things-opportunities/articleshow/45036117.cms

China Successfully Tests Anti-Drone Laser Gun

The Chinese military has developed, and successfully tested, an anti-drone laser intended to shoot down small-scale, low altitude drones. The China Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP), which is one of the developers of the defense system, said that the laser was able to take out a small drone aircraft within a 2-kilometer (1.2 mile) radius, and just five seconds after locating its target. The system is designed to destroy unmanned, small-scale drones at an altitude of 500 meters (1,640 feet) or lower, and that are flying at below 50 meters per second (112 miles per hour).

http://www.chinatopix.com/articles/20430/20141102/anti-drone-anti-drone-laser-china-academy-of-engineering-physics-china-jiuyuan-hi-tech-equipment-corp-yi-jinsong-xinhua-terrorism-anti-terrorism.htm

Government aims to make $15 billion Internet of Things industry in India by 2020

NEW DELHI: The government is working on an ambitious plan to create USD 15 billion ‘Internet of Things’ industry in the next six years. Internet of Things, or IoT, can be loosely described as a network of inter-connected devices that can be accessed through the Internet. For instance, with IoT, street lights will automatically go off when they sense no traffic on the roads and consequently save power. Another application could be a smart band that will automatically alert physician when body vitals go to abnormal levels.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/government-aims-to-make-15-billion-internet-of-things-industry-in-india-by-2020/articleshow/44938127.cms

Intel IoT Asia Mark the Arrival of IoT Era

As the trend of Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding and the market is rapidly evolving, Intel has been aggressive driving this industry transformation and working with partners to grasp huge business opportunities. At the “Intel IoT Asia” Conference held in Taipei recently, Intel teamed up with leading partners, including Chunghwa Telecom, Tatung, and Advantech, to unveil the latest development trends and solutions for IoT.

http://www.digitimes.com/supply_chain_window/story.asp?datepublish=2014/10/24&pages=PR&seq=201

Industry experts gathers at Intel IoT Asia to unveil the latest market trends

The arrival of IoT (Internet of Things) era will bring unprecedented opportunities across industries and create new business models, which may have profound impact on global economics. Eyeing on the huge potentials of the emerging trend, Intel is making efforts to work with the eco-system in delivering comprehensive IoT solutions focusing to provide services that speak value for customers. At the “Intel IoT Asia” event held in Taipei recently, Intel invited important partners and Intel executives to introduce and demonstrate the latest development trends and various solutions for IoT.

http://www.digitimes.com/supply_chain_window/story.asp?datepublish=2014/10/23&pages=PR&seq=202

TZ Limited positioned for further growth, from AS

TZ Limited (ASX:TZL) has developed enabling technology that makes the exchange and synergy between objects a reality and the first patents were lodged by TZ in this space in 1998. Today, with over 180 patent applications in process, the distributed intelligence of TZ SMArt Devices™ and SMArt Systems™ in the context of the Internet of Things has made TZ technology even more relevant and more vital to new business strategies that are changing the global commercial landscape.

http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/58305/tz-limited-positioned-for-further-growth-58305.html

Draft ‘Internet-of-Things’ policy sees business worth $15 billion

BANGALORE|NEW DELHI: The Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) on Friday laid out a draft policy on Internet-of things in India, envisioning the IoT industry to be worth $15 billion by 2020. “We had a meeting on July 31 in Delhi where we called different stakeholders – academia, industry – and we had a discussion on what is the approach for IoT. We decided why should India lag behind and came up with this document after the workshop,” a DeitY official told ET.

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/ites/draft-internet-of-things-policy-sees-business-worth-15-billion/articleshow/44865824.cms

Pioneer becomes the first to support Apple CarPlay

Japanese company Pioneer is rolling out a firmware update to add Apple CarPlay support in its NEX 2014 series dashboard panels. Post update, the owners of iPhone 5 or above need to simply plug-in their device in the CarPlay supporting dashboard to launch the iOS-like user interface. With Apple CarPlay, users can make calls, send and receive text messages, and explore compatible apps from the dashboard panel. Drivers will be able to use Siri voice controls for getting directions as well. Earlier today, music streaming service Spotify updated its official app to support the Apple CarPlay.

http://www.techinasia.com/194619/

Huawei Acquires British IoT Technology Provider

Chinese telecom device maker Huawei acquired Neul, a Britain-headquartered Internet of Things technology provider, for USD25 million. As a company focusing on the research and development of Internet of Things technologies and products, Neul is known for its “Weightless” platform, which offers super-low energy consumption air interfaces for products like smart testers and street lights. It is a new wide-area wireless networking technology designed specifically for the Internet of Things, achieving coverage, battery life, module cost and efficiency goals that far out-reach today’s GPRS, 3G, CDMA and LTE WAN solutions.

http://www.chinatechnews.com/2014/09/30/20996-huawei-acquires-british-iot-technology-provider

Chinese ‘Spike’ DDoS botnet targets Windows, Linux and IoT devices

Akamai’s Prolexic division has warned of the growing threat from a Chinese toolkit that has started infecting Linux, Windows and embedded systems in order to launch DDoS attacks peaking at hundreds of Gigabits per second. Dubbed the ‘Spike’ toolkit, the malware started life targeting Linux servers earlier in 2014 but now seems to have been ported to run on Windows (both PCs and servers), consumer and SME routers, and even Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as thermostats.

http://mis-asia.com/resource/networking/chinese-spike-ddos-botnet-targets-windows-linux-and-iot-devices/

IoT and cloud computing big opportunities for Taiwan’s youth: Google Taiwan chief

New technology, especially the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing, will bring Taiwan huge business opportunities in China, Southeast Asia and other emerging market, Taipei’s Want Daily reports, citing comments from Google Taiwan managing director Chien Lee-feng. Chien made the comments at an innovation forum for youth held in Taipei yesterday to encourage young people to be brave in innovation and to start their own businesses.

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1202&MainCatID=12&id=20140928000002

Research and Markets: Analysis of the Asia-Pacific Internet of Things Market – Analysis of the $50+ Billion Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analysis of the Asia-Pacific Internet of Things Market” report to their offering. The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to be one of the fastest-growing segments in the technology industry in Asia-Pacific. Total Asia-Pacific IoT spending is forecast to be $9.96 billion in 2014, at a CAGR of 34.1%, reaching $57.96 billion by 2020. More than 80 billion devices are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2020.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3200485

Adelaide City, Australia To Build Internet Of Things Innovation Hub

Adelaide City is developing an innovation space to enable entrepreneurs to develop and test new ways for everyday devices to communicate via the internet. The Internet of Things Innovation Hub will focus on trialling and then installing new services to improve transport, healthcare, education, utilities and energy sectors. Adelaide will be the first Australian city to set up such a hub.

http://www.futuregov.asia/articles/2014/sep/16/adelaide-city-australia-build-internet-things-inno/