GlobalPlatform releases protocol boosting IoT security

GlobalPlatform has released a new Secure Channel Protocol aimed at enhancing security and enabling remote management for IoT devices operating on low-power, constrained networks. 

Secure Channel Protocol promises to accelerate robust end-to-end security adoption across the IoT ecosystem while simplifying device management, supporting regulatory compliance, and promoting sustainability through reduced energy consumption.

"GlobalPlatform's widely adopted Secure...

Advancing the era of eSIM: Unveiling the IoT specification

The journey towards integrating eSIM into IoT applications hasn't been straightforward. Although the M2M specification for eSIM has been available for years, its adoption has primarily been limited to specific industries like automotive and utilities. According to Kaleido Intelligence, the number of active eSIMs used for IoT connectivity only surpassed 100 million in 2022, six years after the publication of the M2M specification.

Streamlining eSIM implementation

Challenges...

Kaleido Intelligence recognises Eseye and Vodafone as IoT connectivity leaders

Kaleido Intelligence’s latest study recognises Eseye and Vodafone as leaders in IoT connectivity.

The study, Connectivity Vendor Hub: Competitive Analysis 2023, evaluated 39 service providers—emphasising their roles in Connectivity Management Platforms (CMP), eSIM Connectivity, and eSIM Subscription Management within the IoT ecosystem.

Eseye and Vodafone emerged as ‘Champion’ vendors in eSIM Connectivity and CMP, respectively.

Erik Brenneis, CEO of...

Scaling with the new GSMA eSIM IoT specification

In the realm of connectivity, the new GSMA eSIM IoT specification is generating anticipation among major industry players. We engaged in a discussion with Stephane Jayet, Head of Product Management within IDEMIA’s Digital Solutions Unit, to uncover vital insights—from the specification release to practical recommendations for optimizing cost and operational efficiency.

How does the new eSIM IoT specification (SGP.3x) coexist with the existing eSIM M2M specification...

Kaleido Intelligence forecasts eSIM adoption surge for IoT

A report by Kaleido Intelligence projects a surge in the adoption of embedded SIM (eSIM) technology for IoT applications.

The study predicts that over 1.4 billion eSIMs will be shipped by 2028, reflecting a compound annual growth rate of 21 percent between 2023 and 2028. Over 1.4 billion eSIMs (including eUICC and iUICC form factors) are forecast to be shipped in 2028

As MNOs adapt to the changing landscape, Kaleido's report anticipates a notable shift in their...

Enterprises accelerate IoT deployments to drive digital transformation

In the ever-evolving landscape of digital transformation, IoT deployments have emerged as a pivotal component in the strategies of enterprises.

IoT deployments enable businesses to reap rewards such as enhanced productivity, reduced costs, and the realisation of environmental sustainability objectives.

Omdia’s latest Internet of Things Enterprise Survey underscores the escalating commitment of businesses to IoT solutions, with a marked increase in spending and...

Uber will use Valid’s eSIM for IoT use cases

Uber is enhancing its IoT deployments worldwide by adopting Valid's mioSIM eSIM (embedded SIM) technology.

Valid's mioSIM eSIM, in combination with ConnectedYou's connectivity orchestration platform and Valid's Remote SIM Provisioning software, enables Uber to efficiently manage multi-carrier connectivity across all mobile operators in the UberSIM ecosystem.

This integration empowers Uber with the flexibility to avail the best costs and quality for its various IoT...

Why network localisation will power the future of IoT

For some time now, IoT has been recognised as a technology that holds the potential to super boost business and enrich almost every aspect of our lives. Weekly, we are witnessing incredible life-changing IoT innovations across telehealth, smart cities, EV charging and environment, the connected supply chain, intelligent manufacturing and more. The sky is the limit when it comes to IoT-enabled enhancements and COVID-19 only served to cement IoT’s place in the new...