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ICYMI Through December 28, 2020

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 01/04/2021
ICYMI through November 12, 2018

Finally, finally, we've reached the last week of 2020. The best thing to be said for 2020, according to Dave Barry's always hysterical Year in Review, is no one got killed by the murder hornets. Biggest joy? Buying toilet paper. Second biggest joy? All these wonderful newsbits to close out the year.               

For security this issue, check out the "8 Types of Internet of Things Security Threats" from BBN Times.

More and more, IoT improves supply chains.

No surprise, everyone expects IoT adoption will increase in 2021, including RFID Journal.

Safe distancing solutions may be on the required list as companies call employees back to work. Here's a product from EMSOL in the UK to keep people a "medium-sized" brown bear apart.

Yet another autonomous transport company, Nuro, will soon be testing its vehicles on California streets. The R2 is built for packages not people. Self-driving and contactless.

The framework to help IoT manufacturers comply with the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 starts to take shape in the first NIST Draft Guidance document released in the middle of December. If you're interested in the legal limits of Congressional policymaking and the new IoT rules, offers a deep dive.

If you like stacked bar charts, you should be thrilled by the new IoT worldwide revenue chart from Statista. Spoiler alert: Trend keeps going up.

IoT sensors and monitoring solutions are becoming a big deal in elder care.

Analytics Insight offers a roundup of the top IoT programming languages.

If you work with Telstra's LTE-M or NB-IoT networks, it might help to learn the Telit ME310G1-WW and ME910G1-WW modules are now certified for use on both networks. 

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