London, England. Foundries.io has utilized its security technology and teamed up with Arduino to release the Arduino Portenta X8, the first system-on-module (SoM) to adhere to the constraints of the European Union’s Cyber Resilience Act (CRA). Leveraging the Portenta X8 SOM, designers have the ability to manage device authentication, secure storage, provisioning, a SBOM, and OTA updating, in one cloud platform.
Taipei, Taiwan. ADATA is now offering a special polymer coating for all of its products. The surface of the PCBA is covered in coating to protect SSD/DRAM printed circuit boards and components from surrounding environmental challenges. ADATA chooses polydimethylsiloxane formulations with quick-drying and moisture-proof properties to deliver a specific coat thickness depending on application use.
Sfera Labs' servers, embedded systems, I/O modules, and sensors are now available from Digi-Key’s online store. Included in the catalogue, the Strato Pi, Iono, and Exo Sense, are based on the open-source Raspberry Pi and Arduino platforms and are suitable for industrial automation, IoT, and edge computing.
Rutronik stated it will now be delivering MediaTek’s range of Genio processors in Europe and Israel. The platforms are designed with robotics, industrial automation, and IoT applications in mind. Able to utilize Yocto Linux, Ubuntu, and Android, the processors aid in lowering cost and time to market. "As the largest European distributor, Rutronik will help us to further expand our IoT footprint in the region," said Richard Lu, Vice President of MediaTek’s IoT Business Unit.
“Technology advancements in connectivity, computing, on-device AI and cloud services are fueling the digital transformation of industries and we are pleased to work with SECO as our design partner to simplify and scale the use of Qualcomm IoT technology in Europe”, said Roberto Di Pietro, VP, Business Development of Qualcomm Europe, Inc. SECO and Qualcomm Technologies are collaborating to quickly introduce IoT solutions to industry with innovative edge compute and AI capability leveraging Qualcomm Technologies’ processors.
St. Julians, Malta. SmartCow has designed a smart spray system to address the future problem have fewer farmers. SmartCow collaborated with a customer and created an innovative spray system for industrial-grade tractor boom sprayers. The solution can deliver a specific quantity of spray with suitable coverage in a quick amount of time. To complete the job, the sprayer integration leverages MARS, SmartCow’s NVIDIA Jetson AGX OrinTM IoT platform, and 12 camera sensors.
Manchester, Massachusetts. Blues released a new family of its widely used Notecard solution. The series consists of the Notecard Cell+WiFi, Notecard WiFi, Notecard LoRa, and Notecard Chips Editions. The Notecard devices deliver hybrid networking, position accuracy, and development to scale.
Sophia Antipolis, France. Insight SiP released its 12 x 12 x 1.5 mm ISP3080 UWB-BLE module delivering system in package technology integrating RF minituraizations. The module includes Insight SiP’s proprietary “Antenna-in-Package”. The ISP3080 utilizes Qorvo’s Ultra-Wideband (UWB) QM31100 UWB chip and Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF52833 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) device.
Taipei, Taiwan. ASRock Industrial partnered with Intel and designed FIDO Device Onboarding (FDO)-enabled device series, which for now, includes the iEP-5000G Industrial IoT Controller powered by Intel Atom x6000E Series. The FDO-enabled devices allow users to leverage the complete capability of IoT security through efficient automated onboarding.
Seoul, South Korea, and San Jose, California. AiM Future is excited about its new family of NeuroMosAIc Processors boasting a 60% increase of performance over earlier designs. AiM Future has developed three solutions as part of its new family, the ultra-low power NMP-350, the efficient NMP-550, and an edge deployed focused NMP-750. The platforms support NeuroMosAIc Studio enabling accelerated AI applications in computer vision, audio, and multi-sensor fusion.
Estone Technology released its PPC-4910 family, a Power over Ethernet (PoE) designed industrial touch panel PC product line built leveraging NXP’s i.MX8M Plus Quad Core ARM utilizing an integrated AI/ML Neural Processing Unit (NPU) to create a solution for machine vision, edge AI, and other applications where multimedia is required. Included are two MIPI CSI camera interfaces and dual Image Signal Processors (ISPs).
San Diego, California. ACCES I/O Products released 55 new M.2 cards fully supporting software/pinout compatibility with mPCIe (PCI Express Mini Card) designs. As a collective, the series contains M.2 (NVME-socket compatible) 2280 M+B keyed devices. An optional industrial range temperature rating and a conformal coating meet the conditions of MIL-STD-810 for edge ready deployments.
Arlington, Virginia. Kinetica developed a native Large Language Model (LLM) and integrated it with its innovative architecture for real-time data analysis. The LLM runs SQL-GPT for an overall enhancement in security and the needed power and resources to return answers within seconds. An outside API call is unnecessary facilitating the management of all data internally. The solution is ideal for telecommunications, financial services, automotive, and logistics.
Taipei, Taiwan. Artila released its HC-3120, a touch panel that delivers a 12” TFT LCD display supporting Linux environments.The panels leverage Arm's Cortex-A8 TI AM3354.
By now, we all know that no matter the precautions, there will always be a way in, a way you haven’t thought of, a way to breach and control your connected … everything. To highlight these every changing vulnerabilities, whether minor or major, and promote overall secure IoT environments, the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) organized a Pwn2Own competition in Toronto, to dive deeper into the machines we employ everyday and show how vulnerable we are when everything is connected. ZDI informed the participating teams that they will need to take their shared knowledge and apply it to printers, network-attached storage (NAS) devices, routers, and smart speakers.
Atlanta, Georgia. Recently, SlateSafety attained SOC 2 Type 2 certification leveraging the highest specifications into robust data security. To achieve SOC 2 Type 2 Certification, an abundance of testing and evaluations from third-party auditors are performed to ensure a solution is meeting or exceeding industry standards. The certification gives notice that SlateSafety is commited to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of private data.
Intel is growing its compact Agilex FPGA family and enhancing its Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) for innovative AI technology. Included is Intel’s Open FPGA Stack (OFS) to open source. The new FPGAs include Agilex 3 FPGA and Agilex 5 FPGA E-Series.
Atmosic Technologies and Nichicon Corporation are collaborating on energy harvesting solutions for compact IoT components. Nichicon’s Lithium Titanate Rechargeable Battery (SLB) technology and Atmosic’s ATM33e series Bluetooth energy harvesting SoCs are designed for wearables and Bluetooth devices. They include Arm Cortex-M33F microcontroller, 1536MB of non-volatile memory, and 128KB of RAM.
Portwell is delivering its new 125mm x 95mm Intel Xeon D-1700 powered PCOM-B705GT, a COM Express Type 7 Basic Size module with industrial server-grade power and enhanced temperature protocol utilizing 4 to 10 computing cores. The solution was developed for applications ranging from edge deployments to data centers, cloud, using innovative AI capabilities for a real-time platform.
Bellevue, Washington. 5G Open Innovation Lab (5G OI Lab) is welcoming AT&T and Comcast to its innovation ecosystem. Additionally, 5G OI Lab has released the startups who will be joining its Batch #8 cohort, the largest yet with $313M raised and 17 new startups, adding to the total of 118 enterprises currently participating in the open environment.