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Inside IoT (Oct 24th, 2017)

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A Norwegian company has developed an app and tracking system that seeks to reduce the number of reindeer killed by trains. SaveMyReindeer can alert train drivers when they are nearing the animals. The driver can decide whether to accelerate to avoid an accident, slow down, or stop completely. The reindeer owner also receives an alert on their smartphone, giving them time to move the livestock. Each year, train collisions kill around 6,500 of the Nordic region’s 600,000 reindeer. — IOB

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Mobile chip designer ARM has unveiled a new security framework called Platform Security Architecture that will help designers build security directly into Internet of Things devices. ARM is working with Google Cloud Platform, Sprint, Softbank, Cisco and others. The security architecture gives hardware, software and cloud platform designers IoT threat models, security analyses, and hardware and firmware architecture specifications. ARM says that over 100 billion IoT devices have used its designs and that and expects another 100 billion by 2021. — ENGADGET

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Nokia has announced a pair of partnerships and collaborative efforts that look to elevate its IoT platform. Nokia and Amazon will collaborate to improve cloud migration and networking services for companies using the cloud service. In addition, Nokia will work with Bosch on asset tracking and advanced data analysis. — BUSINESS INSIDER

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Academic institutions and manufacturers, including Ford, are backing a research project that allows machines to heal themselves. Called Selsus, the project calls for IoT devices that detect weaknesses during production and then fixes the issue automatically. The scientists say diagnostics should supply recommendations before a piece of equipment has failed. “The aim is not just to monitor the status of the machines and components,” said Martin Kasperczyk of Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA. “The plan is to detect potential weak points or signs of wear and tear early enough for the system to be able to predict potential malfunctions.” — NETWORK WORLD

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Samsung has unveiled the Connect Tag, designed to clip onto pet collars, luggage, or children to help users track them. The waterproof NB-IoT connects IoT devices that use very little power and transmit very little data. Consumers use a companion mobile application to set a geofence that notifies the user when the tag goes outside the set fence. The product will launch in South Korea. — BUSINESS INSIDER

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