ON World: $3.4 Billion Invested in Wireless Smart Object Startups

San Diego, California (PRWEB) March 27, 2014

Wireless wise things technologies have sped up development for Internet of Things (IoT) markets, according to international technology research firm ON World.

. Advances with low power cordless components, MEMs sensing units and cloud based software have made wireless smart things among the best financial investment areas for the Web of Things, stated Mareca Hatler, ON Worlds research director. The landscape has actually shifted from commercial, commercial and vertical niches to mass market customer chances.

. ON Worlds analysis of a number of hundred companies in 20 markets found that $ 3.4 billion has been bought wireless smart object startups including element providers, stack licensors, device makers and software application developers.

. There are four significant investable categories for cordless Internet of Things companies:

. Wireless Sensing unit Network Components and Enabling Technologies

. More than two dozen wireless sensing unit network (WSN) component suppliers have raised $ 489 million in venture capital with financial investments approaching $ 1 billion so far through acquisitions and public providings.

. Silicon Labs recently got Energy Micro that provides low power microprocessors and a fourfold decrease in power consumption for RF transceivers. ARMs acquisition of 6LoWPAN pioneer Sensinode has actually provided enhanced presence for IoT innovations and the migration to Web Method (IP) addressable sensors and actuators.

. Integrated Systems & & Smart Gadgets

. Integrated systems and smart gadget manufacturers make up over half of the companies ON World examined and 83 % of the acquisitions. Googles acquisition of Nest for $ 3.2 billion illustrates the growing confidence in IoT markets and enhancing mass market approval of disruptive wireless clever objects such as the Learning Thermostat and Protect, a wise smoke and carbon monoxide gas detector.

. Wireless wise lighting is another rapidly growing location where more than 50 years of LED research is starting to reward through Net linked wireless allowed LED light bulbs. Backed by the Connected Lighting Partnership and lighting giants such as Philips and Osram Sylvania, ZigBee Light Link currently leads the marketplace for domestic wireless LED lighting.

. By 2020, there will be over 100 million Internet linked wireless light bulbs and lamps worldwide.

. Cloud Software application and Data Analytics

. Cloud software application IoT startups concentrated on WSN options have the largest valuations and raised more than any of the other product classifications. Although the number of acquisitions and IPOs are presently lower than the other classifications, numerous of the investments are relatively current.

. A few of the biggest investments to date have been in smart home and energy management platforms by Alarm.com, iControl Networks and Tendril that have each raised over $ 100 million. Growing locations are seamless cloud connectivity, quality of service and integration platforms such as those provided Arrayent, Ayla Networks, GreenWave Truth, Revolv, WeMonitor and Zonoff.

. Wearables, Mobile Sensing Gadgets and Mobile Apps

. The 4th category ON World examined is cordless wearable, body area network and mobile sensing gadgets that link to the cloud through smartphones and tablet PCs. Although it is a reasonably new investment location, this category has already raised half a billion dollars consisting of Jawbone, Fitbit and Basis Science (just recently gotten by Intel).

. According to ON World, 5 billion Net linked wireless sensors and actuators will be delivered by 2019.

. ON Worlds Wireless Net of Things Set covers all the significant WSN technologies such as ZigBee, 802.15.4, 6LoWPAN, WiFi, Bluetooth, Z-Wave, EnOcean and others in this seven report set that includes: 802.15.4 & & ZigBee, IP Smart Things Networks, Health & & Health Wireless Sensing unit Networks, Smart Building Wireless Sensing unit Networks, Smart House Sensing unit Networks, Smart Wireless Lighting and Industrial Wireless Sensing unit Networks.

. The report set run-through and a complimentary executive summary is available from: http://www.onworld.com/iotset!.?.! . About ON World: .

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SOLiD to Exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2014

Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014

SOLiD, a wireless infrastructure company, is displaying at Mobile World Congress 2014.

. Who: SOLiD

. What: Mobile World Congress, Booth Number: 7D79

. When: February 24-27, 2014

. Where: Barcelona, Spain

. Why: To display RF Amplifier and Optical Transport solutions that broaden cordless coverage and capability

. To find out more or schedule an on-site conference, please contact SOLiD.

. About SOLiD . STRONG (http://www.solid.com) is a publicly-traded worldwide RF amplification and optical network transport solutions business that makes it possible for indoor and outdoor cellular, public-safety and Wi-Fi communications at some of the best-known and most tough venues. SOLiDs options can be presenteded in leading healthcare facilities; Olympic, professional, and college sports destinations; government, college and Fortune 500 business buildings and campuses; international flight terminals and city subways; and other prominent sites. SOLiDs dispersed antenna system (DAS), small cell backhaul and passive optical LAN (POL) profile addresses present and future network densification requirements.


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Pine Creek Gorge Vies for Title of 8th World Wonder

Wellsboro, PA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013

What do Pennsylvanias Pine Creek Gorge, Californias Golden Gate Bridge and Australias Ayers Rock share? If ideas consist of adjectives explaining how marvelous these landmarks are, people are not alone: these three treasures belong to a much larger list established by travel website Virtual Tourist for their 8th Wonder of the World contest.

. Virtual Traveler, a subsidiary of TripAdvisor Media Team, developed this contest in very early summertime and entrants were suggested by Visitors Bureaus, Tourism Boards and Chambers of Commerce; the outcome was a listing of more than 300 elections from around the world. Of these 300 entrants, Pine Creek Gorge and other widely known Pennsylvania locations made the list. But in the midst of sites widely well-known by worldwide crowds, why should Pine Creek Gorge win the title of 8th World Marvel? The response may be unexpected.

. Most generally referred to as the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, Pine Creek Gorge was formed throughout the last Glacial epoch; its formation was so prolific that it in fact triggered Pine Creek to flow in the contrary direction (southward rather of northward). The 20,000 year old spots is 47 miles long, stretching with Tioga and Lycoming Counties in northcentral Pennsylvania. At its largest point, the gorge is 1,450 feet deep and nearly a mile large. It functioned as a significant travel route and seasonal campsite for Native Americans and was home to giant trees such as Eastern White Pine, Eastern Hemlock and woods. The gorge has actually endured the lumber boom and deforestation during the 1800s, in addition to forest fires, landslides and flood throughout its extensive lifetime: visitors today may be shocked to discover that the forested hills that lay prior to them were once barren, and had it not been for the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s it would not be as beautiful as it is today. In 1968, the National forest Service designated a 12-mile area of the gorge as a National Natural Landmark; this area is the home of Leonard Harrison State Park and Colton Point State Park, which border the east and west rims of the gorge in Tioga County.

. Today, the fate of this recreation-rich location lays in voters hands in the 8th World Wonder contestsupporters can vote when per day until the contest ends on September 30. To elect this feat of nature, please go to http://www.virtualtourist.com/8thwonder, scroll down until you see Pine Creek Gorge and click on the Vote button. First time visitors to the Gorge should keep in mind that there is plenty to do and see: take in the vast landscape from either of the state parks, trip on among the many trails, swim or fish in Pine Creek (its one of the best trout streams in Pennsylvania!), or take a bike journey along the world-famous Pine Creek Rail Trail at the floor of the canyon. Required aid preparing a journey? Go to http://www.visittiogapa.com for location information, other tourist attractions, and dining and lodging ideas.


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