Twitter icon
Facebook icon
LinkedIn icon
Google icon
Reddit icon
StumbleUpon icon icon

ICYMI Through December 21, 2020

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 01/03/2021
ICYMI through November 12, 2018

This is Christmas week for many people around the world, and thanks to 2020, few places in America will have a snowy white Christmas, but many will be in the deep freeze. Cleveland, being Cleveland, may get some snow along with a temperature around 20 degrees. While Clevelanders get their show shovels and parkas ready, the rest of you can catch up on these toasty newsbits.

Amazon's IoT group has been busy. Take a look at the new AWS IoT Greengrass 2.0 with an open source edge runtime and new developer capabilities. Speaking of the edge, check out the new AWS IoT SiteWise Edge. How to support those edge devices? Mayhaps the new AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN can help you set up a private LoRaWAN network.

Microsoft's Channel 9 has a new video about an IoT-based workplace health and safety solution.

Verizon Business announced its IoT Managed Services offering to help manage, prepare, deploy, and maintain an IoT project.

f you're one of the few using Google's Android Things to manage smart home devices, you may know that plug is being pulled. Next month is the end of new projects for the Android Things console.

MultiTech launched QuickStart AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN in case you want to get rolling with the new service from AWS.

Veea has a new IoT Toolkit to support rapid development and deployment of IoT applications. Using its smart VeeaHubs and the like, of course, but still handy.

Identity player Sectigo updated its IoT Security & Identity Management Platform to help OEMs and enterprises.

Smart building folks might like the recent acquisition of Sine by Honeywell to enhance its Forge mobile device tools.

If you're not into machine learning (ML) now, you will be, because it's often used to enhance IoT projects.

We all know AI is a big part of many IoT projects, and now RFID Journal outlines how AI can help predict IoT threats.

Interesting that we find news about Huawei and 5.5G on ScreenRant, but there it was. Execs talked at IEEE GLOBECOM about how IoT will become Internet of Everything, and with 5.5G, the "Intelligent Internet of Everything." Hat tip to Steven Wright.

FreightWaves gives us an overview of IoT logistics tools being certified by players like McLeod for its Software Loadmaster Enterprise.

SupplyChainBrain dives into IoT plus AI for fleet management.

NIST added four Interagency Reports to help IoT device designers and government regulations get on the same page sooner rather than later.

Healthcare IT News helps us stay up to date with the opportunities and pitfalls of healthcare IoT.

By law, end-of-year newsletters have to make predictions, so enjoy some major IoT trends for 2021.

Police surveillance has really embraced IoT, and that makes privacy advocates nervous.

Want to get more nervous? Interesting Engineering talks about using your brain as an IoT interface for the Internet of Senses.

From our friends at

Last week our Hackster project helped with noise pollution. Here's one that uses IoT and AI to recognize and categorize sounds like sirens and horns.