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NEW YORK, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart homes are the residences that are equipped with information and computing technology devices that anticipates and responds to the requirement of the owner in an effective and efficient manner. Smart homes involves automation and control of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Security system (HVAC), lighting and home appliances like refrigerators, ovens and dryers. The smart home devices use Wi-Fi for monitoring remotely and are a part of Internet of Things (IoTs). Modern systems comprises sensors and switches connected to a central hub sometimes known as gateway from which systems are controlled with a user interface that is interrelated with a mobile phone software, web interface, or a wall mounted terminal. Further, smart homes use fingerprint identification or key cards in place of conventional locks, making the homes more secure. Smart homes market is fragmented market with various medium and small companies present in the market. Moreover, there are very few worldwide accepted industry standards in this market. Widespread communications protocol for products embraces Ethernet, X10, 6LoWPAN, RS-485, ZigBee Bluetooth LE (BLE) and Z-Wave, or other proprietary protocols that are incompatible with each other. Read the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p04907919/Smart-Homes-Market-Global-Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast.html Global Smart Home Market: Trends and Opportunities Increasing mobility is one of the emerging trends in the global smart home market during the forecast period. In the modern era, mobility is one of the important factors that allow people to be connected with their devices at home. Since all the devices are connected to a smart phone or tablet, no matter which corner of the house a person may be, can control everything via their smartphones thus, enhancing the mobility. Increasing consumer acceptance is an important factor bolstering the demand of smart homes in the global market. Customers have identified the security, value and energy-efficient solutions offered by smart homes. The ease of monitoring, managing and controlling devices and home appliances at any time, from any place are boosting the customers' acceptance of smart homes. The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), technologies such as wearable's, near field communications, Wi-Fi, smartphones, Bluetooth and ZigBee protocols, have additionally amplified the demand for smart home solutions. Advancement in Internet of Things is also one of the major factors driving the smart home market worldwide. Increasing drops in the price of processors and sensors and higher networking capabilities alongside extensive Wi-Fi access have allowed extensive growth of Internet of Things . All the devices used in smart homes are now operates through internet of things. Since the IoTs excels a simple tech market and is likely to be applied in every field, thereby, allowing huge improvement of productivity and quality. However, issues pertaining to privacy and security breach are restraining the growth of the smart home market during the forecast period. With the increasing demand of smart home devices, security and privacy breach is also increasing. Since the devices are connected to Internet of Things , there are chances that these devices likely be hacked or breached and exploited. Network security vulnerabilities from these devices is a major concern for the consumers or users. Another major issue with the smart home devices is the default passwords that the consumers use. Majority of the population does not change the default passwords of their devices that are easily hacked. In addition, majority of the IoT devices are not deliberated with strict protection ability, therefore, they are vulnerable to attack. Global Smart Home Market: Segmentation The global Smart Home market is segmented on the basis of application and geography. Based on application, the smart home market is bifurcated into lighting control, security and access control, HVAC control, entertainment control and others. The HVAC control segment accounted for the highest market revenue share in 2016 and is expected to remain the same during the forecast period. Need for energy efficient devices and concern for optimizing the use of energy are the factors bolstering the demand of HVAC control system in the global smart home market during the forecast period. By geography, the global Smart Home market has been bifurcated into five regions that include North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. In 2016, the North America smart home market accounted for the highest market revenue share followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. Increasing demand of home healthcare is boosting the demand of smart home market in North America. Companies Mentioned in the Report Some of the key players in the global smart home market include Honeywell International Inc., Siemens AG, Schneider Electric SE, ABB Ltd., Johnson Controls Inc., Emerson Electric Company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., LG Electronics Inc., United Technologies Corporation and Crestron Electronics, Inc. among others.? The segments covered in the global Smart Home market are as follows: By Application Lighting Control Security and Access Control HVAC Control Entertainment Control Others By Geography North America U.S. Canada Rest of North America Europe U.K. Germany France Italy Rest of Europe Asia Pacific China India Japan Rest of Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa South Africa U.A.E. Rest of MEA Latin America Brazil Read the full report: http://www.reportlinker.com/p04907919/Smart-Homes-Market-Global-Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast.html About Reportlinker ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution. 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News Article | May 29, 2017
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TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / May 29, 2017 / Wi2Wi Corporation ("Wi2Wi" or the "Company") (TSX-V: YTY), a leading global developer and manufacturer of end to end Wireless Connectivity Solutions, high precision Frequency Control, Timing, and Microwave Filter devices, is pleased to announce WC7220B0, an Ultra-Small, Ultra-Low Power High Performance Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module, from its MCU Embedded (ME) family of products. "WC7220B0 is an exciting addition to Wi2Wi's rich connectivity product portfolio addressing the integration demand for best in class performance in an ultra-small package footprint in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT/M2M) markets. The microcontroller embedded WC7220B0 provides plug and play Bluetooth LE integration to the end customer systems. Adopting this module in their end systems will substantially reduce the end customer's time to market overall product development cost. The Company will continue to focus on releasing cost effective, best in class plug and play wireless connectivity solutions to support the ever growing demand of the IoT and IIoT markets," said Michael Sonnenreich, Chairman of the Board. "WC7220B0 answers industry's demand for ultra-small and ultra-low power cost effective plug and play Bluetooth LE module demand for various sensor applications in the IoT and IIoT markets. This is our fifth new product this year and is an example of how the Company is creating simplicity and ease of use to enhance our customers' products. The Company continue its focus in developing best in class products from both wireless connectivity and Frequency Control product lines," said Zachariah Mathews, President and CEO of Wi2Wi. WC7220B0 from Wi2Wi's MCU Embedded (ME) Series is a Host-Less Single-Mode Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE 4.1/Bluetooth Smart) module with integrated chip antenna and has industry's highest level integration that provides best in class features, performance and functionality. This self-contained Bluetooth LE module with integrated microcontroller, embedded BT LE 4.1 stack and application profiles enables the end system connect to any smartphone, tablet or any other BLE enabled devices in a Personal Area Network (PAN). WC7220B0 BLE module is a fully integrated subsystem that includes MCU, MAC, baseband, RF front-end, LNA, PA, crystals, filter, antenna and EEPROM. This ultra-low power BLE module with multiple Power-down modes consumes as low as nano amps which provides excellent battery life and can be powered with a small coin cell battery like CR2032. Extra memory in WC7220B0 enable the system developers to write user application programs in the module and eliminate the need for any external Microcontroller. This module provides multiple interfaces such as UART and I2C. GPIOs with Analog, Digital and PWM functionality are also available to communicate with external multiple peripherals and sensors. WC7220B0 is ideal for various sensor applications in the Smart Health, Smart Home, Smart Energy , Internet enabled devices and various sensor applications in Smart Manufacturing. The module is being certified for FCC, CE, and IC and comes with out of the box integration tools with all the required protocol stacks, extensive software libraries including cloud access support and sample applications. Samples and Development kits are available upon request. For further information, please contact: Essentially, IoT and M2M describe the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data. Driven by several factors including the growth in the availability of Broadband Internet , which reduces the cost of connecting, and the related increase in Wi-Fi capabilities as well as sensors built into myriad technologies, this has been described as the "perfect storm" for the IoT. Almost any device with an on and off switch that can be connected to the Internet (and/or to each other) - anything from cell phones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices, cars, as well as machine components in the engine of a jet airplane or the drill of an oil rig. According to analyst firm Gartner, by 2020 there will be over 26 billion connected devices. Others think this figure could be too conservative by a factor of four. Wi2Wi is a vertically-integrated technology company which designs, manufactures and markets high performance, low power wireless connectivity solutions, global navigation satellite system (GNSS) modules, and frequency control devices. The Company's products and services address numerous applications in the markets of Internet of Things (IoT), Machine to Machine (M2M), Avionics, Space, and Government Sponsored Projects. Wi2Wi's products and value-added services provide highly integrated, rugged, robust, and reliable multiprotocol wireless actuators with embedded software, along with customized timing and frequency control devices for customers, worldwide. The Company was founded in 2005 and is strategically headquartered in San Jose, California with satellite offices in Middleton, Wisconsin and Hyderabad, India. Wi2Wi's manufacturing operations, its laboratory for reliability and quality control, together with design and engineering for timing and frequency control devices are located in Middleton, WI. The branch office, located in Hyderabad, India, focuses on the development of wireless connectivity; both hardware and software. Wi2Wi's strategic objective is to service the unique needs of each customer by providing end to end wireless integration solutions and highly customizable timing and frequency control devices. Wi2Wi distinguishes itself from commodity grade products, with best in the market performance, highly reliable, low power wireless connectivity products with integrated software that supports broader temperature ranges and a longer product life cycle. Furthermore, Wi2Wi's end to end product solutions helps the customer substantially reduce their end product expense, certification cost, and overall R&D investment, in addition to substantially reducing the time to market. Wi2Wi has partnered with best in class global leaders in technology, manufacturing, and sales. The Company uses a wide network of manufacturer's representatives, worldwide, to promote its products and services, and has partnered with world class distributors for the fulfillment of orders along with direct sales. This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including management's assessment of future plans and operations, and the timing thereof, that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Company's control. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks associated with the ability to access sufficient capital, the impact of general economic conditions in Canada, the United States and overseas, industry conditions, stock market volatility. The Company's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits, including the amount of proceeds, that the Company will derive there from. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the Company's operations and financial results are included in reports on file with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). Forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date the statements are made and the Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements and if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as required by applicable law. All subsequent forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / May 29, 2017 / Wi2Wi Corporation ("Wi2Wi" or the "Company") (TSX-V: YTY), a leading global developer and manufacturer of end to end Wireless Connectivity Solutions, high precision Frequency Control, Timing, and Microwave Filter devices, is pleased to announce WC7220B0, an Ultra-Small, Ultra-Low Power High Performance Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module, from its MCU Embedded (ME) family of products. "WC7220B0 is an exciting addition to Wi2Wi's rich connectivity product portfolio addressing the integration demand for best in class performance in an ultra-small package footprint in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT/M2M) markets. The microcontroller embedded WC7220B0 provides plug and play Bluetooth LE integration to the end customer systems. Adopting this module in their end systems will substantially reduce the end customer's time to market overall product development cost. The Company will continue to focus on releasing cost effective, best in class plug and play wireless connectivity solutions to support the ever growing demand of the IoT and IIoT markets," said Michael Sonnenreich, Chairman of the Board. "WC7220B0 answers industry's demand for ultra-small and ultra-low power cost effective plug and play Bluetooth LE module demand for various sensor applications in the IoT and IIoT markets. This is our fifth new product this year and is an example of how the Company is creating simplicity and ease of use to enhance our customers' products. The Company continue its focus in developing best in class products from both wireless connectivity and Frequency Control product lines," said Zachariah Mathews, President and CEO of Wi2Wi. WC7220B0 from Wi2Wi's MCU Embedded (ME) Series is a Host-Less Single-Mode Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE 4.1/Bluetooth Smart) module with integrated chip antenna and has industry's highest level integration that provides best in class features, performance and functionality. This self-contained Bluetooth LE module with integrated microcontroller, embedded BT LE 4.1 stack and application profiles enables the end system connect to any smartphone, tablet or any other BLE enabled devices in a Personal Area Network (PAN). WC7220B0 BLE module is a fully integrated subsystem that includes MCU, MAC, baseband, RF front-end, LNA, PA, crystals, filter, antenna and EEPROM. This ultra-low power BLE module with multiple Power-down modes consumes as low as nano amps which provides excellent battery life and can be powered with a small coin cell battery like CR2032. Extra memory in WC7220B0 enable the system developers to write user application programs in the module and eliminate the need for any external Microcontroller. This module provides multiple interfaces such as UART and I2C. GPIOs with Analog, Digital and PWM functionality are also available to communicate with external multiple peripherals and sensors. WC7220B0 is ideal for various sensor applications in the Smart Health, Smart Home, Smart Energy , Internet enabled devices and various sensor applications in Smart Manufacturing. The module is being certified for FCC, CE, and IC and comes with out of the box integration tools with all the required protocol stacks, extensive software libraries including cloud access support and sample applications. Samples and Development kits are available upon request. For further information, please contact: Essentially, IoT and M2M describe the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data. Driven by several factors including the growth in the availability of Broadband Internet , which reduces the cost of connecting, and the related increase in Wi-Fi capabilities as well as sensors built into myriad technologies, this has been described as the "perfect storm" for the IoT. Almost any device with an on and off switch that can be connected to the Internet (and/or to each other) - anything from cell phones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices, cars, as well as machine components in the engine of a jet airplane or the drill of an oil rig. According to analyst firm Gartner, by 2020 there will be over 26 billion connected devices. Others think this figure could be too conservative by a factor of four. Wi2Wi is a vertically-integrated technology company which designs, manufactures and markets high performance, low power wireless connectivity solutions, global navigation satellite system (GNSS) modules, and frequency control devices. The Company's products and services address numerous applications in the markets of Internet of Things (IoT), Machine to Machine (M2M), Avionics, Space, and Government Sponsored Projects. Wi2Wi's products and value-added services provide highly integrated, rugged, robust, and reliable multiprotocol wireless actuators with embedded software, along with customized timing and frequency control devices for customers, worldwide. The Company was founded in 2005 and is strategically headquartered in San Jose, California with satellite offices in Middleton, Wisconsin and Hyderabad, India. Wi2Wi's manufacturing operations, its laboratory for reliability and quality control, together with design and engineering for timing and frequency control devices are located in Middleton, WI. The branch office, located in Hyderabad, India, focuses on the development of wireless connectivity; both hardware and software. Wi2Wi's strategic objective is to service the unique needs of each customer by providing end to end wireless integration solutions and highly customizable timing and frequency control devices. Wi2Wi distinguishes itself from commodity grade products, with best in the market performance, highly reliable, low power wireless connectivity products with integrated software that supports broader temperature ranges and a longer product life cycle. Furthermore, Wi2Wi's end to end product solutions helps the customer substantially reduce their end product expense, certification cost, and overall R&D investment, in addition to substantially reducing the time to market. Wi2Wi has partnered with best in class global leaders in technology, manufacturing, and sales. The Company uses a wide network of manufacturer's representatives, worldwide, to promote its products and services, and has partnered with world class distributors for the fulfillment of orders along with direct sales. This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including management's assessment of future plans and operations, and the timing thereof, that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Company's control. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks associated with the ability to access sufficient capital, the impact of general economic conditions in Canada, the United States and overseas, industry conditions, stock market volatility. The Company's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits, including the amount of proceeds, that the Company will derive there from. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the Company's operations and financial results are included in reports on file with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). Forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date the statements are made and the Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements and if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as required by applicable law. All subsequent forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


News Article | May 29, 2017
Site: www.accesswire.com

TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / May 29, 2017 / Wi2Wi Corporation ("Wi2Wi" or the "Company") (TSX-V: YTY), a leading global developer and manufacturer of end to end Wireless Connectivity Solutions, high precision Frequency Control, Timing, and Microwave Filter devices, is pleased to announce WC7220B0, an Ultra-Small, Ultra-Low Power High Performance Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module, from its MCU Embedded (ME) family of products. "WC7220B0 is an exciting addition to Wi2Wi's rich connectivity product portfolio addressing the integration demand for best in class performance in an ultra-small package footprint in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT/M2M) markets. The microcontroller embedded WC7220B0 provides plug and play Bluetooth LE integration to the end customer systems. Adopting this module in their end systems will substantially reduce the end customer's time to market overall product development cost. The Company will continue to focus on releasing cost effective, best in class plug and play wireless connectivity solutions to support the ever growing demand of the IoT and IIoT markets," said Michael Sonnenreich, Chairman of the Board. "WC7220B0 answers industry's demand for ultra-small and ultra-low power cost effective plug and play Bluetooth LE module demand for various sensor applications in the IoT and IIoT markets. This is our fifth new product this year and is an example of how the Company is creating simplicity and ease of use to enhance our customers' products. The Company continue its focus in developing best in class products from both wireless connectivity and Frequency Control product lines," said Zachariah Mathews, President and CEO of Wi2Wi. WC7220B0 from Wi2Wi's MCU Embedded (ME) Series is a Host-Less Single-Mode Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE 4.1/Bluetooth Smart) module with integrated chip antenna and has industry's highest level integration that provides best in class features, performance and functionality. This self-contained Bluetooth LE module with integrated microcontroller, embedded BT LE 4.1 stack and application profiles enables the end system connect to any smartphone, tablet or any other BLE enabled devices in a Personal Area Network (PAN). WC7220B0 BLE module is a fully integrated subsystem that includes MCU, MAC, baseband, RF front-end, LNA, PA, crystals, filter, antenna and EEPROM. This ultra-low power BLE module with multiple Power-down modes consumes as low as nano amps which provides excellent battery life and can be powered with a small coin cell battery like CR2032. Extra memory in WC7220B0 enable the system developers to write user application programs in the module and eliminate the need for any external Microcontroller. This module provides multiple interfaces such as UART and I2C. GPIOs with Analog, Digital and PWM functionality are also available to communicate with external multiple peripherals and sensors. WC7220B0 is ideal for various sensor applications in the Smart Health, Smart Home, Smart Energy , Internet enabled devices and various sensor applications in Smart Manufacturing. The module is being certified for FCC, CE, and IC and comes with out of the box integration tools with all the required protocol stacks, extensive software libraries including cloud access support and sample applications. Samples and Development kits are available upon request. For further information, please contact: Essentially, IoT and M2M describe the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data. Driven by several factors including the growth in the availability of Broadband Internet , which reduces the cost of connecting, and the related increase in Wi-Fi capabilities as well as sensors built into myriad technologies, this has been described as the "perfect storm" for the IoT. Almost any device with an on and off switch that can be connected to the Internet (and/or to each other) - anything from cell phones, coffee makers, washing machines, headphones, lamps, wearable devices, cars, as well as machine components in the engine of a jet airplane or the drill of an oil rig. According to analyst firm Gartner, by 2020 there will be over 26 billion connected devices. Others think this figure could be too conservative by a factor of four. Wi2Wi is a vertically-integrated technology company which designs, manufactures and markets high performance, low power wireless connectivity solutions, global navigation satellite system (GNSS) modules, and frequency control devices. The Company's products and services address numerous applications in the markets of Internet of Things (IoT), Machine to Machine (M2M), Avionics, Space, and Government Sponsored Projects. Wi2Wi's products and value-added services provide highly integrated, rugged, robust, and reliable multiprotocol wireless actuators with embedded software, along with customized timing and frequency control devices for customers, worldwide. The Company was founded in 2005 and is strategically headquartered in San Jose, California with satellite offices in Middleton, Wisconsin and Hyderabad, India. Wi2Wi's manufacturing operations, its laboratory for reliability and quality control, together with design and engineering for timing and frequency control devices are located in Middleton, WI. The branch office, located in Hyderabad, India, focuses on the development of wireless connectivity; both hardware and software. Wi2Wi's strategic objective is to service the unique needs of each customer by providing end to end wireless integration solutions and highly customizable timing and frequency control devices. Wi2Wi distinguishes itself from commodity grade products, with best in the market performance, highly reliable, low power wireless connectivity products with integrated software that supports broader temperature ranges and a longer product life cycle. Furthermore, Wi2Wi's end to end product solutions helps the customer substantially reduce their end product expense, certification cost, and overall R&D investment, in addition to substantially reducing the time to market. Wi2Wi has partnered with best in class global leaders in technology, manufacturing, and sales. The Company uses a wide network of manufacturer's representatives, worldwide, to promote its products and services, and has partnered with world class distributors for the fulfillment of orders along with direct sales. This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including management's assessment of future plans and operations, and the timing thereof, that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Company's control. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks associated with the ability to access sufficient capital, the impact of general economic conditions in Canada, the United States and overseas, industry conditions, stock market volatility. The Company's actual results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits, including the amount of proceeds, that the Company will derive there from. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Additional information on these and other factors that could affect the Company's operations and financial results are included in reports on file with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and may be accessed through the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com). Forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date the statements are made and the Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements and if these beliefs, estimates and opinions or other circumstances should change, except as required by applicable law. All subsequent forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as at the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


News Article | May 23, 2017
Site: www.prweb.com

The SECURIOT-2 project just obtained the recognition of the French government Fonds Unique Interministériel (FUI) - Régions, dedicated to financing projects supported by industry clusters (Pôles de Compétitivité). The SECURIOT-2 project obtains a EUR 5.4 million budget. It aims at bringing the accumulated experience of the secure transactions industry to the new world of the Internet of Things while taking into account IoT technical constraints, especially the need for very low electrical consumption and specific energy management. The goal of the SECURIOT-2 project is to develop a Secure Microcontroller (SMCU) that will bring to the IoT environment a high level of security, similar to the one in use in the secure transactions industry (banking cards, ePassports…). This SMCU will also include unique energy management functions to address the need for low power consumption specific to the Internet of Things . This development will include the needed services to provide a high level of security: key management, authentication, confidentiality and integrity of stored and exchanged data. It will also provide methods and procedures to ensure a secure remote update of the firmware and keys of connected objects after they have been installed on the field. The project will build upon the expertise brought by its partners, especially relying on TIEMPO SECURE’s secure element family based on its patented fully asynchronous design technology, which combines high security and high speed with ultra low power consumption, and is already certified Common Criteria EAL5+ and EMVCo. The conception will respect a secure industrial process, mastered by TIEMPO SECURE and TRUSTED OBJECTS, adapted from industrial flows used in producing banking card or ePassport chips. The SECURIOT-2 project will include the demonstration of applications of the new Secure Microcontroller (SMCU), especially in consumer electronics and home appliances thanks to ARCHOS, smart energy with SENSING LABS and healthcare by ALPWISE. The members of the Institut Fourier and Verimag affiliated with the SECURIOT-2 project are also members of the project-team SCCyPhy of the LabEx PERSYVAL-Lab (Pervasive Systems and Algorithms) and are also members of the LSI Carnot. The SECURIOT-2 project is supported by four competitiveness clusters: Serge Maginot, CEO of TIEMPO SECURE declares: “The fact that the SECURIOT-2 project has been accepted by the Government through the Fonds Unique Interministériel (FUI) – Régions and that it is supported by the four Competitiveness clusters Minalogic, SCS, Systematic and DERBI, clearly demonstrates the validity of hardware-based security solutions for the Internet of Things .” Serge Veyres, ALPWISE CEO, adds: “Our participation in this project, along with our partners, will allow us to propose the most secure solutions to our customers in the smart health segment.” Loïc Poirier, ARCHOS CEO, declares, “As Archos champions in providing consumer devices for all types of applications, we are confident that the SECURIOT-2 project will bring the highest level of security for our PicoWAN IoT overall network solution.” Nicolas Dejean, CTO and co-founder of SENSING LABS, says: “Our participation in the SECURIOT-2 project will allow us to combine end-to-end security solutions with our expertise in long-range low-energy connected objects for the smart building and smart metering eco-system.” Sami Anbouba, TRUSTED OBJECTS CEO, concludes: “Along with TIEMPO SECURE, we bring our digital security expertise for the Internet of Things into the SECURIOT-2 project in order to ensure the best security level for all future IoT applications.” About TIEMPO SECURE TIEMPO SECURE offers unique chip solutions that perform secure transactions and have unmatched hardware security and speed/power performance in contactless environments. Its first family of secure products, TESIC-SC, is composed of dual-interface secure microcontrollers that target contact and contactless transactions such as banking payment, open loop ticketing and secure identification. TIEMPO SECURE chips rely on an innovative and patented clockless design technology developed by TIEMPO SECURE. The company is headquartered near Grenoble, France. More information can be found on http://www.tiempo-secure.com. About ALPWISE Based in Grenoble, ALPWISE, is a worldwide leader in Bluetooth 5 protocol stack, and an Internet of Things designer (IoT). ALPWISE develops innovative solutions for communicating systems including Bluetooth® technology and low-power radio, embedded applications and connected sensors. About ARCHOS: ARCHOS, a pioneer in consumer electronics, continues to innovate and revolutionize the consumer electronics market. Among others, the French manufacturer was first with an HDD MP3 player in 2000, a multimedia player in 2003; Google Android powered tablets in 2009, a connected Smart Home in 2014 and PicoWAN, the first collaborative network dedicated to the IoT, in 2016. Today, ARCHOS offers its own line of tablets, smartphones and connected objects worldwide. It also markets and distributes high-value innovative products associated with the tablet and smartphone markets: urban mobility, smart entertainment. With headquarters in France, offices in Europe and in Asia, ARCHOS has become a strong pan-European player and is furthering its international expansion. ARCHOS is quoted on Compartment C of Eurolist, Euronext Paris, ISIN Code: FR0000182479. About INRIA INRIA, the digital science research institute, promotes “scientific excellence in the service of technology transfer and society”. Graduates of the world's top universities, INRIA's 2,700 employees rise to the challenges of the computer sciences and mathematics. Thanks to its flexible model, INRIA is able to explore original ways of working with its partners in industry and academia so that it can quickly respond to the challenges of the digital economy, which requires new applications drawing on multiple disciplines. INRIA is at the forefront of many innovations that create added value and jobs. About SENSING LABS Created in 2014, SENSING LABS is a startup specializing in data services for energy efficiency. SENSING LABS measures and helps lowering one’s consumption thanks to long-range and low-energy connected sensors for metering applications (water, energy and thermal variables: temperature and humidity). The Senlab range is part of smart building and smart city concepts. Visit http://www.sensing-labs.com About TRUSTED OBJECTS TRUSTED OBJECTS is a leading independent player in the Secure IoT market, providing innovative embedded firmware and services to dramatically enhance the security of connected devices. The TRUSTED OBJECTS Secure Embedded Firmware (TOSF) can be easily customized to address a wide range of different security requirements generated by the high fragmentation of the IoT market. TRUSTED OBJECTS also delivers a set of services including security assessment, personalization engine, keys and certificates management, fast prototyping to accelerate the deployment of comprehensive solutions that meet the highest security requirements. Visit: http://www.trusted-objects.com. About UGA - Institut Fourier The Institut Fourier is a research lab in mathematics associated to Univ. Grenoble Alpes and the CNRS, located on the campus of Saint-Martin d’Hères. The Institut Fourier consists of 130 persons (including staff and faculty). The core i of the research lab focuses on pure mathematics and applications to biology, cybersecurity and cryptology, computer science and physics. The works of the Institut Fourier on cybersecurity aim in particular to contribute to robust design of cryptographic mechanisms for industry. Contact: Ariane Rolland, Responsible of the Scientific and Technical Information Service Institut Fourier - UMR5582 Email: ariane.rolland(at)univ-grenoble-alpes.fr, Tel: +33 4 76 63 58 51 About UGA – Verimag Research at Verimag provides theoretical and technical means for developing embedded systems, contributing to scientific advancement and industrial progress. The PACSS team of Verimag (Proofs and Code analysis for Safety and Security) develops methods and tools for helping analysis and verification of programs by mathematical means. Properties that are targeted are correctness, absence of runtime error or security properties (robustness against attacks, flow analysis).


Forty-nine percent of U.S. broadband households want ability to monitor and adjust their home thermostat remotely DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 14, 2017) -  Parks Associates announced new smart energy research today showing that 49% of U.S. broadband households want the ability to monitor and adjust their thermostat remotely. 360 View: Energy Management, Smart Home, & Utility Programs notes 33% of U.S. broadband households find this feature very appealing. Parks Associates and industry experts, including Carrier, Constellation, Google, ipCapital Group, People Power, Sigma Designs/Z-Wave, and Vivint Smart Home, will address how companies can leverage voice control and artificial intelligence (AI) to broaden the consumer appeal and adoption of energy management solutions and whole-home systems at the eighth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, February 20-22 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas. "Voice control has proven to be a very popular user interface among consumers, and it is transforming the smart home user experience," said Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates. "Integrating consumer-focused voice control solutions, such as the Amazon Echo, can create new value propositions for smart lighting, thermostats, and appliances, and by integrating voice control into energy applications, companies can expand consumer engagement with their services and solutions." Parks Associates notes that 2-4% of U.S. broadband households purchased an Echo in the past six months. The international firm notes that Amazon's Alexa technology, as well as Google Home, have the ability to drive adoption of multiple smart home and energy management products. The Smart Energy Summit session "Leveraging Voice Control and AI in Energy Management" on Wednesday, February 22, at 3 p.m., examines how voice control and artificial intelligence are transforming the smart home and its potential to drive energy management. Speakers for the session, which will be moderated by Patrice Samuels, include: "Voice control and artificial intelligence have just begun to touch home automation and energy management," said Nancy Cronin, Managing Partner, ipCapital Group, Inc. "ipCapital Group analyzed the patent activity in this space and finds abundant opportunity for future innovation, which will bring high value to both the customer and the companies serving the energy sector." "Smart Home Systems: Opportunities for Whole Home Management," Wednesday, February 22, at 4 p.m., moderated by Tom Kerber, Director of IoT Strategy, Parks Associates, examines the current and future roles of smart home service providers in the energy space and strategies to create value for consumers. The following speakers will discuss the competition to provide energy services as part of comprehensive, whole-home solutions: "The smart home is dumb compared to what it needs to be -- a conscious home -- and it must be significantly smarter and more secure in order to achieve full market potential. We must fix that. And, today, we can," said Gene Wang, CEO and Co-founder, People Power. "The next milestone in better serving the connected home comes from micro-services that constantly listen to and understand real-time data streams from a user's life to learn patterns and produce more intelligent outcomes. This happens through bot-enabled AI for IoT deployments, which allows businesses to integrate differentiating new services into legacy or in-market products and benefit from recurring subscription service fees. Then, increased whole home management adoption is eminent because everyone wins." Smart Energy Summit will host more than 300 executives in an intimate networking environment, with a focus on the convergence of smart energy and IoT with the smart home. Parks Associates will host the research workshop "Utilities and Consumer Engagement Strategies" on Monday, February 20, prior to Smart Energy Summit. Parks Associates is accepting press pass requests for Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer at http://www.parksassociates.com/ses-presspass. More information about the Smart Energy Summit is available at www.SES2017.com. To speak with an analyst or request specific research data, contact Holly Sprague at hsprague@gmail.com or 720-987-6614. About Smart Energy Summit Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer examines new cross-industry opportunities in the expanding market for energy solutions, including connected devices, energy management, utility services, and home control platforms and services, as they evolve within the smart home and consumer-based Internet of Things. Smart Energy Summit focuses particularly on the challenge of engaging consumers with energy-related solutions. Research analysts, thought leaders, and industry executives present and discuss business strategies, case studies, partnership opportunities, and consumer research that utilities, service providers, retailers, and manufacturers can use to expand and monetize their energy offerings. The eighth-annual Smart Energy Summit will take place February 20-22, 2017, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas. The summit agenda features leaders from utilities, state and national regulators, telecom and security companies, retailers, and OEMs. Follow the event on Twitter at @Smart Energy Smt and #Smart Energy 17 and on the Smart Energy Insights Blog. For information on speaking, sponsoring, or attending Smart Energy Summit, visit www.ses2017.com.


Standard-crossing advancements lead the way to a connected world integrating energy harvesting wireless control and leading protocols such as IoTivity, AllJoyn, IBM Watson and Hemis SAN RAMON, CA and LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Dec 13, 2016) - At the 2017 International CES (Las Vegas, January 5-8, 2017), the EnOcean Alliance will show its advancements of a self-powered Internet of Things (IoT). This includes a cooperation with the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) and with industry leader IBM to develop interoperable self-powered wireless solutions as a standard for the Internet of Things . At CES 2017, the EnOcean Alliance will be showing maintenance-free wireless products working within the OCF eco-system, helping to create a fully connected and interoperable smart home and smart building solution. EnOcean Alliance promoter BSC Computer and member Digital Concepts will demonstrate gateway solutions to enable seamless communication in the IoT by connecting the EnOcean wireless standard with leading protocols like IoTivity, AllJoyn and IBM Watson. Together with EnOcean Alliance promoter IBM, the organization will be showing the self-powered "sensor to cloud" IoT solution, which enables the integration of EnOcean´s wireless technology into the IBM Watson IoT Platform to conduct predictive and real-time analysis of facilities. Furthermore, the EnOcean Alliance will be demonstrating the latest speech controlled home automation systems, for example switching on lights or closing the blinds. The EnOcean Alliance has made this possible through the creation of the latest EnOcean to IP and remote commissioning specification, which will also be integrated in the new specification program of the organization. Thus, the EnOcean Alliance combines its expertise in battery-less, wireless smart buildings and smart homes with the approach of an interoperable, standard-crossing communication platform connecting everything. Visitors to CES can learn more about the EnOcean Alliance's IoT approach at the partner booth of the Open Connectivity Foundation (Sands, #40930) and at the Ubiant booth (Sands, #41363). The EnOcean Alliance is one of the most established organizations in the field of smartly connected buildings. Its mission is to enable and promote intelligent buildings, smart home and IoT applications through the creation of a broad range of interoperable battery-less and wireless solutions. More than 400 member companies already have established a broad solution portfolio based on the EnOcean wireless standard. This enables devices to work without wires and batteries for a highly flexible and maintenance-free operation. Way to a battery-less IoT "Thanks to our cooperation with strong partners, we build the basis to directly connect battery-less sensor solutions to the Internet and thus to open IoT platforms. The user doesn't need to worry about the technology used by the single components but can benefit from a seamless connectivity in his smart home -- the main concept of the IoT," says Graham Martin, Chairman of the EnOcean Alliance. Visitors to the show can experience the EnOcean Alliance's IoT approach at the following booths: Open Connectivity Foundation (Sands, #40930): The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) and the EnOcean Alliance partner to deliver seamless, interoperable connectivity for the Internet of Things . The two organizations and its members work together to enable self-powered wireless solutions using the OCF interoperable specification framework for industry-crossing communication in the IoT. The OCF framework works horizontally across and between IoT vertical segments and will benefit companies that want to develop products to address these markets. Using the OCF standard will remove the various "island" solutions and instead provide a common solution for smart home, industrial, healthcare and more. The OCF unifies the entirety of the former Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) with leading companies at all levels -- silicon, software, platform, and finished-goods -- dedicated to providing this key interoperability element of an IoT solution. Ubiant (Sands, #41363): Ubiant will demonstrate its self-learning cloud solution called hemis. It is based on artificial intelligence to minimize energy consumption in buildings while maximizing the residents' well-being. The system's core is a cloud platform that connects applications for lighting, HVAC or blind control, as well as battery-less, wireless sensors and actuators or mobile devices, based on the EnOcean wireless standard. The Quickmove standard allows users to install, move or remove all components of the smart home system using a NFC-enabled mobile phone or tablet. Part of the hemis portfolio is Luminion, a smart candlestick visualizing energy consumption and comparing it to the hemis community. In addition to EnOcean Alliance's presence, several of its partners will be exhibiting at CES 2017 as well, including: BSC Computer and Digital Concepts (Sands, #40930): Gateway manufacturers BSC Computer and Digital Concepts will be demonstrating gateway solutions for seamless communication by connecting the EnOcean energy harvesting wireless standard (ISO/IEC 14543-3-1X) with the Internet Protocol (IP). Thus, sensors and remote configurable actuators, can be linked to the Internet . This is the foundation for the Internet of Things (IoT), a fully interoperable network, where data collected once can be reused for intelligent control of different devices regardless of the used technology, radio or manufacturer. EnOcean (Sands, #40464): EnOcean, the inventor and world leader in energy harvesting wireless technology, will demonstrate self-powered wireless solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) at CES 2017. In the Smart Home Marketplace, the company will show how wireless switches, sensors and actuators can be powered by energy out of motion, light and temperature. The energy harvesting devices, devoid of wires and batteries, enable highly flexible and maintenance-free applications for smart homes and cloud services on the way to the Internet of Things . "With EnOcean´s more than 15 years experience in energy-harvesting, ultra-low power wireless communication and energy management, we enable self-powered wireless sensor solutions for the Internet of Things ," says Andreas Schneider, co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of EnOcean. "Together with strong partners, we will continue developing exciting new self-powered, maintenance-free applications for our customer's sensor solutions in the Internet of Things ." NodOn (Sands, #40248): NodOn will present its plug&play NodOn smart home portfolio based on the EnOcean standard. A new highlight is the In-Wall Module, a little device, which can easily be mounted behind an existing wired wall switch. Within just a few minutes, the switch can talk EnOcean radio thanks to the little module. Thus, a formerly classical wired switch can now be seamlessly integrated in an EnOcean-based smart home. Using the module, the switch can be connected to the NodOn Home Automation Gateway or to several battery-less wireless controllers such as the NodOn Soft Remote, Wall Switch or Card Switch. Even an additional toggle switch can be added in less than ten minutes without any construction work needed. In addition, the NodOn portfolio also offers a Smart Plug that allows wireless control of electrical devices by using an EnOcean-compliant home automation gateway or a battery-less switch, and solar-powered Indoor Opening Sensors and Indoor Temperature Sensors. Additional members of the EnOcean Alliance exhibiting IoT solutions at CES 2017 include: Haier (LVCC, Central Hall, #15029), Honeywell International (Sands, Halls A-D, #42118), IBM (Veronese Suite, #2405), MyFox (Sands, #40944) and Zipato (Sands, #40227). Additionally, a common solution of EnOcean Alliance member products will be shown at the booth of Digitalstrom (Sands, #40139). Visitors to the show can also experience a new IoT solution by ENKI/Adeo (Eureka Park SANDS/ Floor 1/Hall G). About EnOcean Alliance Leading companies worldwide from the building sector formed the EnOcean Alliance to establish innovative maintenance-free wireless solutions for the Internet of Things , which are used for automation solutions for sustainable building projects -- making buildings more energy-efficient, more flexible and more cost effective. The core technology of the Alliance is energy harvesting wireless technology for flexibly positioned and service-free sensor solutions. The EnOcean Alliance aims to internationalize the energy harvesting wireless technology, and is dedicated to creating interoperability between the products of OEM partners. Basis for this is the international standard ISO/IEC 14543-3-1X, which is optimized for wireless solutions with ultra-low power consumption and energy harvesting. More than 400 companies currently belong to the EnOcean Alliance. The headquarters of the non-profit organization is located in San Ramon, California. www.enocean-alliance.org


Over 300 executives to attend the eighth-annual event, February 20-22 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Feb 16, 2017) -  Parks Associates announced today that Centrica Connected Home, DTE Energy , Illinois Commerce Commission, Powerley, Toyota Motor North America, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will deliver keynotes and special sessions at the eighth-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer, February 20-22 in Austin, Texas. The conference focuses on strategies for utilities to leverage the smart home to develop compelling value propositions for their customers and expand adoption of demand response, energy efficiency, distributed generation, smart meter, and AMI deployments and offerings. "An increasing number of IoT products are changing the energy management industry and creating new opportunities in the smart home," said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. "At Smart Energy Summit, we will address the intersection of these markets, which is creating new opportunities for energy providers, energy management companies, home control platforms and services, appliance and device manufacturers, and software and cloud service companies." Sudeep Maitra, Global Director of Strategy and Development, Centrica Connected Home, will present the event's opening keynote "Leading the Transition - Customer-first Strategies to Succeed in the IoT" on Tuesday, February 21, at 10 a.m. He will address how utilities and energy companies can shift from being asset developers and operators to delivering unique experiences that customers will value. "I'm delighted to be taking part in this year's summit, which is always a stimulating event," Maitra said. "By focusing on what customers need rather than the technology, Centrica's Hive brand is leading the smart home market in the U.K. We're now building on that success and those customer insights to bring our unique end-to-end services to homes in new markets, including North America. I hope attendees will be encouraged by our own story of transition and inspired to do likewise." Irene Dimitry, Vice President, Business Planning and Development, DTE Energy ; and Manoj Kumar, CEO, Powerley, will deliver the joint keynote address "Bridging the Smart Grid to the Smart Home" on Tuesday, February 21, at 4:15 p.m. Dimitry and Kumar will detail the pathway to utility-led smart home adoption, delving into the key obstacles discovered and the key insights uncovered to date. Following the joint keynote, Ann McCabe, Consultant; Former Commissioner, Illinois Commerce Commission; and Abigail Daken, ENERGY STAR Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will lead a pair of special sessions. Kevin Butt, General Manager, Environmental, Toyota Motor North America, will present the event's final keynote "Connected Car & Smart Energy - What is the Connection?" on Wednesday, February 22, at 9:45 a.m. He will outline how Toyota is working toward a more connected future, through a multitude of collaborative and creative partnerships. "More than one-fourth of U.S. broadband households currently own a smart home product," said Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy, Parks Associates. "This year's Smart Energy Summit features influential industry speakers providing in-depth discussion on ways to leverage these smart home devices in order to expand the role of energy in the IoT." Parks Associates is accepting press pass requests for Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer at http://www.parksassociates.com/ses-presspass. More information about the Smart Energy Summit is available at www.SES2017.com. Parks Associates will also host a pre-conference research workshop, "Utilities and Consumer Engagement Strategies," on Monday, February 20, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. To speak with an analyst or request specific research data, contact Holly Sprague at hsprague@gmail.com or 720-987-6614. About Smart Energy Summit Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer examines new cross-industry opportunities in the expanding market for energy solutions, including connected devices, energy management, utility services, and home control platforms and services, as they evolve within the smart home and consumer-based Internet of Things. Smart Energy Summit focuses particularly on the challenge of engaging consumers with energy-related solutions. Research analysts, thought leaders, and industry executives present and discuss business strategies, case studies, partnership opportunities, and consumer research that utilities, service providers, retailers, and manufacturers can use to expand and monetize their energy offerings. The eighth-annual Smart Energy Summit will take place February 20-22, 2017, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas. The summit agenda features leaders from utilities, state and national regulators, telecom and security companies, retailers, and OEMs. Follow the event on Twitter at @Smart Energy Smt and #Smart Energy 17 and on the Smart Energy Insights Blog. For information on speaking, sponsoring, or attending Smart Energy Summit, visit www.ses2017.com.


AMSTERDAM - Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei, the world leading ICT solution provider, to realize the global Internet of Things (IoT) vision of both parties at Huawei Connect, Europe 2016. Under the agreement, Gemalto is providing its award-winning LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) solution integrated with Huawei's OceanConnect IoT platform, to enable seamless connectivity through secure remote subscription provisioning. Now, Huawei's customers and partners will be able to connect to any mobile operator of their choice, anytime and anywhere in the world. This partnership will help accelerate service rollout, reduce integration cost, and increase revenue for businesses looking to adopt enterprise or consumer IoT applications, such as those used in smart cities, connected cars, and intelligent homes. Gartner predicts that the IoT ecosystem is growing by leaps and bounds, with 6.4 billion objects to be connected in 2016, and hitting 20.8 billion in 2020. On 1st September, 2016, Huawei launched its OceanConnect IoT platform and is now poised to contribute to this ever-growing trend. "Huawei is accelerating growth at full throttle in the cloud and IoT space. We have innovated and adopted various IoT solutions for multiple sectors, including smart homes, automotive, public utilities as well as oil and gas energy," said Zhang Qin, President of Huawei Cloud Core Network Marketing Execution at Huawei. "With Gemalto's LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity integrated to Huawei's OceanConnect IoT platform, we will be able to fulfill the commitment of providing flexible, scalable IoT services to all our customers worldwide." "Similar to Huawei, IoT is one of Gemalto's top priorities as we move further into the digital age. We believe the partnership will open a new chapter of close collaboration and knowledge exchange between the two companies," said Suzanne Tong-Li, President, Greater China & Korea at Gemalto. Huawei OceanConnect is an open ecosystem with the IoT connection management platform as its core. With open APIs and serial agents, it accelerates application release, simplifies terminal access, and ensures network connection. In addition, it provides one-stop services for partners including all kinds of technical support, marketing support and commercial cooperation. With more than 170 released APIs, over 200 integrated devices and sensors, and more than 80 partners, Huawei OceanConnect Ecosystem provides solutions for Connected Car, Smart Home, Public Utility, Gas & Energy and other fields. Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the global leader in digital security, with 2015 annual revenues of EUR 3.1 billion and customers in over 180 countries. We bring trust to an increasingly connected world. Our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between. Gemalto's solutions are at the heart of modern life, from payment to enterprise security and the internet of things. We authenticate people, transactions and objects, encrypt data and create value for software - enabling our clients to deliver secure digital services for billions of individuals and things. Our 14,000+ employees operate out of 118 offices, 45 personalization and data centers, and 27 research and software development centers located in 49 countries. For more information visit www.gemalto.com or follow @gemalto on Twitter.


AMSTERDAM, Nov. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital  security, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei, the world leading ICT solution provider, to realize the global Internet of Things (IoT) vision of both parties at Huawei Connect, Europe 2016. Under the agreement, Gemalto is providing its award-winning LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) solution integrated with Huawei’s OceanConnect IoT platform, to enable seamless connectivity through secure remote subscription provisioning. Now, Huawei’s customers and partners will be able to connect to any mobile operator of their choice, anytime and anywhere in the world. This partnership will help accelerate service rollout, reduce integration cost, and increase revenue for businesses looking to adopt enterprise or consumer IoT applications, such as those used in smart cities, connected cars, and intelligent homes. Gartner predicts that the IoT ecosystem is growing by leaps and bounds, with 6.4 billion objects to be connected in 2016, and hitting 20.8 billion in 20201. On 1st September, 2016, Huawei launched its OceanConnect IoT platform and is now poised to contribute to this ever-growing trend. “Huawei is accelerating growth at full throttle in the cloud and IoT space. We have innovated and adopted various IoT solutions for multiple sectors, including smart homes, automotive, public utilities as well as oil and gas energy,” said Zhang Qin, President of Huawei Cloud Core Network Marketing Execution at Huawei. “With Gemalto’s LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity integrated to Huawei’s OceanConnect IoT platform, we will be able to fulfill the commitment of providing flexible, scalable IoT services to all our customers worldwide.” “Similar to Huawei, IoT is one of Gemalto’s top priorities as we move further into the digital age. We believe the partnership will open a new chapter of close collaboration and knowledge exchange between the two companies,” said Suzanne Tong-Li, President, Greater China & Korea at Gemalto. Huawei OceanConnect is an open ecosystem with the IoT connection management platform as its core. With open APIs and serial agents, it accelerates application release, simplifies terminal access, and ensures network connection. In addition, it provides one-stop services for partners including all kinds of technical support, marketing support and commercial cooperation. With more than 170 released APIs, over 200 integrated devices and sensors, and more than 80 partners, Huawei OceanConnect Ecosystem provides solutions for Connected Car, Smart Home, Public Utility, Gas & Energy and other fields. Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the global leader in digital security, with 2015 annual revenues of €3.1 billion and customers in over 180 countries. We bring trust to an increasingly connected world. Our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between. Gemalto’s solutions are at the heart of modern life, from payment to enterprise security and the internet of things. We authenticate people, transactions and objects, encrypt data and create value for software – enabling our clients to deliver secure digital services for billions of individuals and things. Our 14,000+ employees operate out of 118 offices, 45 personalization and data centers, and 27 research and software development centers located in 49 countries. For more information visit www.gemalto.com or follow @gemalto on Twitter. 1 Gartner, Gartner Says 6.4 Billion Connected " Things " Will Be in Use in 2016, Up 30 Percent From 2015


Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei, the world leading ICT solution provider, to realize the global Internet of Things (IoT) vision of both parties at Huawei Connect, Europe 2016. Under the agreement, Gemalto is providing its award-winning LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) solution integrated with Huawei's OceanConnect IoT platform, to enable seamless connectivity through secure remote subscription provisioning. Now, Huawei's customers and partners will be able to connect to any mobile operator of their choice, anytime and anywhere in the world. This partnership will help accelerate service rollout, reduce integration cost, and increase revenue for businesses looking to adopt enterprise or consumer IoT applications, such as those used in smart cities, connected cars, and intelligent homes. Gartner predicts that the IoT ecosystem is growing by leaps and bounds, with 6.4 billion objects to be connected in 2016, and hitting 20.8 billion in 2020[1]. On 1st September, 2016, Huawei launched its OceanConnect IoT platform and is now poised to contribute to this ever-growing trend. "Huawei is accelerating growth at full throttle in the cloud and IoT space. We have innovated and adopted various IoT solutions for multiple sectors, including smart homes, automotive, public utilities as well as oil and gas energy," said Zhang Qin, President of Huawei Cloud Core Network Marketing Execution at Huawei. "With Gemalto's LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity integrated to Huawei's OceanConnect IoT platform, we will be able to fulfill the commitment of providing flexible, scalable IoT services to all our customers worldwide." "Similar to Huawei, IoT is one of Gemalto's top priorities as we move further into the digital age. We believe the partnership will open a new chapter of close collaboration and knowledge exchange between the two companies," said Suzanne Tong-Li, President, Greater China & Korea at Gemalto. [1] Gartner, Gartner Says 6.4 Billion Connected " Things " Will Be in Use in 2016, Up 30 Percent From 2015 http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/3165317 About Huawei OceanConnect Huawei OceanConnect is an open ecosystem with the IoT connection management platform as its core. With open APIs and serial agents, it accelerates application release, simplifies terminal access, and ensures network connection. In addition, it provides one-stop services for partners including all kinds of technical support, marketing support and commercial cooperation. With more than 170 released APIs, over 200 integrated devices and sensors, and more than 80 partners, Huawei OceanConnect Ecosystem provides solutions for Connected Car, Smart Home, Public Utility, Gas & Energy and other fields. About Gemalto Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the global leader in digital security, with 2015 annual revenues of EUR 3.1 billion and customers in over 180 countries. We bring trust to an increasingly connected world. Our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between. Gemalto's solutions are at the heart of modern life, from payment to enterprise security and the internet of things. We authenticate people, transactions and objects, encrypt data and create value for software - enabling our clients to deliver secure digital services for billions of individuals and things. Our 14,000+ employees operate out of 118 offices, 45 personalization and data centers, and 27 research and software development centers located in 49 countries. For more information visit www.gemalto.com or follow @gemalto on Twitter. Gemalto media contacts: Philippe Benitez North America +1 512 257 3869 Peggy Edoire Europe & CIS +33 4 42 36 45 40 Vivian Liang Greater China +86 1059373046 Ernesto Haikewitsch Latin America +55 11 5105 9220 Kristel Teyras Middle East & Africa +33 1 55 01 57 89 Shintaro Suzuki Asia Pacific +65 6317 8266 Press release (PDF): http://hugin.info/159293/R/2059310/771880.pdf

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