Using low-power Wi-Fi to build a smart home

– Originally written by Omer Cheema, Head of the IoT Business Unit, Renesas – The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the growing trend of intelligent homes by forcing people to spend more time indoors. There has been a massive increase…

Commercial support for nRF9160 SiP cellular IoT customers with launch of Cloud location services

Nordic Semiconductor announced the launch of its ‘nRF Cloud Location Services’. The Cloud-based product enables customers to access detailed, fast and accurate commercial location services for their nRF9160 System-in-Package (SiP)-powered cellular IoT devices. nRF Cloud Location Services builds upon Nordic’s…

Xergy closes £4.25m investment round to scale up Proteus

The investment comes as the Aberdeen-based tech startup, which enables customers in the transforming energy space to digitally transform whilst connecting to rated talent, embarks on the next phase of its growth. Xergy Group has announced the closing of a…

Enabling the switch to secure remote learning with cloud-based hardware

Lanner, a hardware provider for advanced network appliances and rugged industrial computers, was approached by a customer who was searching for the ideal hardware appliance, capable of supporting the deployment of a K-12 education system. The system would serve millions…

Proptech startup ushers in smart building era with cash boost

The fast-growing PropTech company, WeMaintain, based in Paris and London, has raised €30m in Series B funding. The raise follows WeMaintain’s acquisition of fire alarm solutions company Shokly, and allows WeMaintain to accelerate its international expansion and extend its proprietary…