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Sep 08, 2020
LG U+ develops SIM-less tech for smart devices

By Shim Woo-hyun, The Korea Herald.

LG U+ announced Tuesday that the company and its global partners had developed a new technology enabling smart devices to work without SIM cards.

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Aug 18, 2020
Skylo partners with Sony Semiconductor Israel for 5G NB-IoT over Satellite

By IANS, Prokerala.

Skylo, maker of the world’s most affordable and ubiquitous network that connects any machine or sensor, on Tuesday announced a partnership with Sony Semiconductor Israel (Sony, formerly known as Altair Semiconductor).

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Jul 21, 2020
Altair renamed as Sony Semiconductor Israel after being acquired four years ago

By Cho Mu-Hyun, ZDNet.

Altair Semiconductor has been renamed as Sony Semiconductor Israel, the company announced on Wednesday. It comes four years after the Israeli semiconductor company, founded by former Texas Instruments executives, was acquired for $212 million by the Japanese tech giant.

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Jun 03, 2020
Constantly tracking anything, anywhere

By Dima Feldman and Aviv Castro, IoT Evolution World.

The Internet of Things is changing the shape of many businesses. Not only does the IoT herald in greater visibility of production asset effectiveness, improve operational efficiencies, and facilitate more informed decision making, it is also opening up new ways of doing business.

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May 11, 2020
Connected Devices Have a Key Role to Play in an Era of Pandemics

By Igor Tovberg, everything RF.

Technology has a history of helping to track and treat viruses. And, with the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring COVID-19 a global pandemic, people are rightly asking themselves how new technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), AI, and Big Data can be employed to slow down the proliferation of pandemics and avoid a future global health crisis.

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Mar 12, 2020
Altair introduces iSIM and 2G support on its flagship product

By Pablo Valerio, IoT Times.

Obviously, it has been impossible to realize those meetings; the GSMA canceled the entire conference and exhibition.
We didn’t want to miss the opportunity to bring IoT Times readers the latest news about IoT solutions, including new chipsets, connectivity, security, 5G, and other relevant technologies.

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Feb 05, 2020
Altair’s ALT1250 Cellular IoT Chipset Is Globally Certified

By LightReading.

HOD HASHARON, Israel — Altair Semiconductor, a leading provider of cellular IoT chipsets, received its fifth operator certification of 2019 for its dual-mode cellular IoT Chipset, ALT1250, from Deutsche Telekom AG, one of the world’s leading mobile operators. The ALT1250 is now globally certified, with 15 carrier certifications dating back to 2018.

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Feb 03, 2020
Insurance Companies Tap Modern Technology to Usher in an Era of Personalized Policies

By csfrankland, insurtech360.

Relying on technologies that deliver real-time data, insurance companies are tapping new revenue streams, even where there is no historical data. Devices are allowing for more accurate policies and competitive prices for traditional as well as emerging use cases.

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