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ICYMI Through June 15, 2020

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 06/26/2020
ICYMI through November 12, 2018

Summer officially starts on Saturday, so enjoy your last week of Spring 2020. To keep people from getting sunburned, the weather plans to rain across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast all week. If you go to the beach anyway, take your rain umbrella, not your sun umbrella.

Microsoft and SAS announced a new go-to-market partnership that will, among other things, integrate SAS’s edge-to-cloud IoT analytics and Microsoft’s Azure IoT platform.

Is Nasdaq trolling us? “4 Internet of Things Stocks to Watch for Gains Ahead,” starts by predicting strong growth to $561 billion by 2022 for the IoT biz. The four stocks they recommend? Microsoft, Cisco, Apple, and Amazon. Nice they shined a spotlight on these unknown companies.

Hello to the new Chairman of the Advisory Board of the IoT Community: Dr. Tom Bradicich. Dr. Tom, as he’s known, is global head of edge and IoT labs at HPE. And Cisco joined the IoT Community as a Diamond Member.

Sign up today for the FREE IoT Playbook Insider Event: Cameras + IoT scheduled for July 7, 2020.

Evanston Technology Partners and AppGuard are working together on the Healthcare Asset Operations Center to better manage and secure medical devices using IoT and more.

The Ponemon Institute’s Fourth Annual Internet of Things Risk Management Study, sponsored by the Shared Assessments Program, once again shows serious gaps in IoT security remain.

IoT Alliance Australia says Australian businesses should “urgently prioritise development of IoT skills” to maintain international competitiveness.

The U.K. has funded summer IoT internships for University of Oxford students. Maybe some will move to Australia when they graduate?

Those in the industrial IoT vertical might like to know that Sage Clarity’s ABLE 2.0 is ready to go.

This may be a stretch, but an assisted stretch. German Bionic released its 4th generation Cray X exoskeleton. Thanks to its German Bionic IO that connects to smart factory systems, this exoskeleton turns workers into IoT-enabled weightlifters. Here’s the press release.

Sectigo released a series of IoT security videos on its YouTube channel.

Laird Connectivity wants to tell you about its upcoming Sterling-LWB5+ Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 5.1 module.

Mercator Advisory Group thinks you should get into the IoT Payments go-to-market business.

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Like to ride your bike but don’t want people getting too close? Here’s another hack to enforce safe distance rules: Social Distancing Radar.