The Azure IoT Connector for FHIR is built on the HITRUST-certified Azure platform, writes Pablo Valerio. Here is the link: https://iot.eetimes.com/microsoft-launches-azure-iot-connector-for-fhir-fueling-the-internet-of-medical-things/
Armaments Research Company (ARC), an IoT and predictive analytics company, was given a $1.5 milion Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract.
Electric Imp has been acquired by Twilio.
The University of California Riverside (UCR), has won a $10 million grant to develop artificial intelligence that can be used for environmental and economic stability of agriculture in the Western U.S.
Siemens and IBM have announced the availability of a Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) solution.
Event broker technologies company Solace has been selected by the Airport Authority Hong Kong to develop the Internet of Things (IoT) platform for Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
Internet of Things (IoT) platform company Particle has raised $40 million in a Series C funding round.
John Deere, the nearly 200-year-old tractor manufacturer, now considers itself a software company, writes Tekla S. Perry. Here is the link: https://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/robotics/artificial-intelligence/want-a-really-hard-machine-learning-problem-try-agriculture-say-john-deere-labs-leaders
Intel-owned Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) company Mobileye has selected Orange Business Services to provide IoT connectivity for its, Mobileye 8 Connect product.
Rep. Suzan DelBene, a Democrat from Washington and former Microsoft executive, has introduced legislation to prepare for the spike in internet-connected devices, writes Monica Nickelsburg. Here is the link: https://www.geekwire.com/2019/new-legislation-aims-prepare-american-infrastructure-internet-things-explosion/
Chinese mobile operators are leading the world in the deployment of transformative Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, by connecting the country's estimated 960 million devices via cellular networks, says GSMA.
Spain-based Naturgy, a supplier of gas and electricity, serving more than 18-million customers in more than 30 countries, has inked a ten-year agreement with IBM to help implement a hybrid cloud strategy.
Machine learning-optimized hydroponic “cyber-agriculture” has produced a superior plant with more robust flavors, writes Devin Coldewey. Here is the link: https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/03/mits-cyber-agriculture-optimizes-basil-flavors/
The Japanese government approved a law amendment on Friday that will allow government workers to hack into people's Internet of Things devices, writes Catalin Cimpanu. Here is the link: https://www.zdnet.com/article/japanese-government-plans-to-hack-into-citizens-iot-devices/
Mobile telematics and analytics provider Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) has raised a $500 million investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund.