Last Week In IoT… a short retrospective of some IoT news from last week.
The wind turbine manufacturer Nordex, based in Hamburg, Germany, plans to use the cloud-based Cumulocity IoT solution from Software AG, based in Darmstadt, Germany, to manage its wind farm sensor data. The platform will be used to network and monitor the 6,800 existing wind turbines. […]
With the Smart Vending Machine, Paderborn-based Janz Tec AG offers a new IoT solution for networking vending machines. With the integration of vending machines into the Internet of Things, Janz Tec wants to optimize the maintenance and service of the Smart Vending Machine. The use of the devices is to be monitored, settings on the devices are to be changed – and maintenance work is to be planned efficiently. […]
In a joint press release, Microsoft and TomTom announced that their collaboration would continue to strengthen. This will allow Azure customers to benefit from faster map-based apps, while IoT devices will become more efficient with up-to-date road and traffic data. […]
Recently, the Association of German Cable Network Operators (ANGA) and the Housing Industry Association (GdW) hosted a symposium on the topic of “Smart Homes“. The event was intended to highlight and discuss the potential of digital applications for tenants, landlords, infrastructure providers and manufacturers in the housing industry. Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Economics/Energy, gave the keynote speech on the future market Smart Living. […]
In September, the Munich-based IoT start-up Relayr hit the headlines with a 300 million euro exit. One of Relayr’s founders, Harald Zapp, now has a new baby: Next Big Thing AG. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Berlin. The goal: The next technological killer application is to come from Germany. Our start-up of the week. […]