Representatives Peter Welch (D-Vt.) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) introduced the Developing and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act on August 25, which will hopefully help identify and eliminate barriers to the quickly developing IoT network.
The U.S. Senate passed the Developing and Growing the Internet of Things (DIGIT) Act. This bipartisan bill, which unanimously passed the senate in the 115th Congress and was reintroduced in May 2019 by Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.), calls for the creation of a working group of federal entities and experts from the private and academic sectors tasked with providing recommendations to congress on how to facilitate the growth of connected IoT technologies.
The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprised of leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets within the security, safety and building automation space, is celebrating its one year anniversary. Within its first 12 months, OSSA attracted 30+ members ranging from device manufacturers, software developers and system integrators to distributors and system on a chip (SoC) companies — helping lay the groundwork for improved security, safety, building automation and business intelligence solutions.
Transition Networks Inc., a provider of edge connectivity solutions, will showcase its Power-over-Ethernet Plus (PoE+) and Power-over-Ethernet Plus Plus (PoE++) switches for power and connectivity of smart city Internet of Things (IoT) and security and surveillance devices at the Global Security Exchange Show.
Snap Network Surveillance, the developer of an AI-based intelligent tracking software for large-scale security camera networks, will be participating as an ecosystem development partner in the Security and Safety Things (SAST) booth #10037 at the upcoming GSX Expo in Chicago, Sept. 10-12.
Support.com Inc., a provider of technical support solutions for businesses and consumers, and InstallerNet, a provider of professional installation service solutions for the connected home and automobile, announced the launch of a new end-to-end program designed to help companies deliver a better customer experience by getting the most out of their IoT devices both in the home and on the road.
At GSX 2019, Bosch will announce a significant expansion of its video portfolio with the introduction of more than 50 new products, including fixed and moving cameras, and recording and management solutions.
Dahua Technology, a manufacturer of video surveillance products, announced a strategic partnership with Pepper, an IoT platform-as-a-service, to allow the integration of its intelligent solutions into Dahua hardware.
SecureNet Technologies, an international provider of security-centric IoT solutions, announced a partnership with GHS Interactive Security LLC., (No. 30 on the SDM 100) a provider of interactive home and business security systems across the United States.