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ICYMI Through November 14, 2022

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 12/03/2022
ICYMI through November 12, 2018

The Fall Dance underway played the first three songs in the order we expect: Halloween, change your clocks, and this week, first big snow. Expect white stuff from the Dakotas to Maine. Enjoy these warm newsbits with our compliments.

Ericsson gives us an update on monetizing future IoT installations for communications services providers.

Semtech and the Swedish company Exeger combined Semtech’s LoRa Edge asset management platform with Exeger’s Powerfoyle solar cell technology to extend the battery life of asset tracking and environmental sensing devices.

Parks Associates’ research shows consumers want security add-on services, often triggered by a security event. Nearly half are DIY, but more complex services and monitoring offer recurring revenue opportunities.

When resellers do install home security devices or upgrades, they often share existing home Wi-Fi networks. Research shows 59% of security dealers offer smart home devices to provide the simple, unified experience consumers want.

Water damage in the home hurts the homeowner and the insurance company. Vivint announced Vivint Repair: Water Sensor Experience. While leak detectors aren’t new, this service detects the leak, notifies the homeowner, and then contacts a trusted water emergency cleanup company. The money saved will help your insurance company, but reduced cleanup hassle is a great reward in itself.

The teamup of IoT and 5G demands some rethinking about what’s possible in some industries according to this article on GlobalSpec.

Intelligent Transport takes us on a ride describing networked IoT advantages in trains and modern buses.

The new Matter 1.0 specification for smart home devices makes news everywhere, including Australia.

Two devices Matter 1.0 leaves out? Smoke alarms and carbon dioxide detectors. Probably soon.

FCW describes how the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 goes into effect this December, and some of the issues to expect.

The cable industry caught on to the security problems of poorly deployed IoT devices, saying they may provide a “weak point for cybersecurity.” 

Perhaps this article about Industrial IoT cybersecurity improved by AI will help guide the cable guys to a more secure future.

Yep, another “Trends of 2023” article. Here’s one from DevPro Journal on the Top 6 IoT Trends for 2023.

IoT over cellular networks should get easier with new SoftSIM tools from Onomondo.

Need a deeper dive into IoT connectivity? Dataconomy has a nice roundup.

Aberdeen, Scotland, rolled out an intelligent street lighting project that manages and monitors more than 37,000 street lighting units.

From our friends at

Whether you run a commercial parking lot, or big lots for client companies, this project supports easy use of cellular IoT for users to summon help when needed.