IoT/M2M Channel

Internet of Things - IoT, IIoT, M2M, V2V, smart cities, etc.


Qualcomm Announces Wearables Platform Supporting LTE IoT Cat M1/NB1 for Next Generation Connected Wearable Devices

Opening the Way for New Innovations in Wearables such as Kid, Pet, Elderly, and Fitness Trackers

Qualcomm Incorporated announced at MWC Shanghai that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is bringing LTE categories M1 (eMTC) and NB1 (NB-IoT) connectivity to the wearables industry with the launch of the new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 1200 platform.

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Innovations in Smart Fabrics

Advanced Functional Fabrics of America Opens

Smart clothing is emerging as a very interesting application for IoT. Last week, the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) opened in Cambridge, MA near the MIT campus.

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AFFOA Opens $10M HQ, Unveils Two Advanced Fabric Product Platforms

MIT and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts provided major funding for the $10 million facility, located at 12 Emily Street, near the MIT campus. The Fabric Discovery Center (FDC) which will feature end-to-end prototyping, start-up incubation space and education and workforce development activities is part of a nationwide effort dedicated to the acceleration of U.S. textile manufacturing through a high-tech, value-added domestic ecosystem.

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MACOM Demonstrates “RF Energy Toolkit”

MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM) unveiled a beta development kit to help commercial OEMs quickly and easily adapt their product designs to use GaN RF energy sources in new applications, such as cooking, lighting, industrial heating and drying, medical and pharmaceutical and automotive ignition systems.

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MWC 2017

Barcelona, Spain