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ICYMI Through October 31, 2022

Added to IoTplaybook or last updated on: 11/08/2022
ICYMI through November 12, 2018

The Weather Channel offers advice on what to do with your Halloween pumpkin tomorrow. They didn’t mention that you can make it into an autumn decoration, but that’s a possibility. You can donate fresh, uncarved pumpkins to some animal rescues or zoos, feed them to various critters around your house like squirrels, or plant the seeds for next year and face this question with a bunch of pumpkins. Or read these sweet treats of newsbits and relax.

Ret Hat announced its Red Hat Device Edge, a Kubernetes and Linux deployment to improve edge devices fighting resource constraints.

Ericsson and operational technology company ABB developed a prototype of a programmable 5G system for Industrial IoT use. Dig into a serious amount of detail for the downlow. DeltaTrak and Ericsson did a similar project to combat food waste with cold chain traceability in real time.

A recent Ericsson report on jobs and automation reported some interesting bits, including the fact that Sweden has the highest rate of IoT adoption per capita, and that, in OECD countries at least, a higher number of IoT connections per 100 inhabitants with increased employment.

Over 280 member companies, all the usual suspects, promise to embrace the new Matter 1.0 standard and certification program.

Parks Associates sees the “rising tide raises all boats” phenomenon for the residential security space leading to consolidation. In the smart appliance area, Parks found 22% of consumers now own a smart appliance, with smart refrigerators and smart washers leading the list.

Dataconomy explains the IoT gateway, drilling down into hardware, software, security, and use cases.

Segue alert, as Analytics Insights examines the top 5 trends in the edge computing industry.

Also from India, the “Internet of Cattle (IoC) Innovation Challenge” run by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) hopes to ID individual cattle, monitor their health, and even increase milk production.

Inventory management may get easier with Brightbin technology to simplify finding item locations using LEDs and smart software. Input a part number on a software dashboard, and the bin holding the item lights up. A Kickstarter project is underway with shipment in February 2023, according to

Implementing Executive Order 14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, a job given to NIST for the IoT labeling program for vendors, should begin in Spring 2023.

Could your company or a large client use a secure private messaging network? TechBullion looks at ways that LoRa could make that happen without the Internet.

From our friends at

Here’s something for DIYers with audio projects: a 5.1 channel analog audio processor, controlled from a smartphone.