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  • LG introduces a new way to monitor your appliances with the LG Smart ThinQ

    LG introduces a new way to monitor your appliances with the LG Smart ThinQ

    LG introduces the LG Smart ThinQ technology, which allows the user to connect to their LG home appliances via the internet. The user is able to perform actions such as control, as well as monitor their home appliances via the LG Smart ThinQ app which can be installed on their mobile smartphone. Not only that, but they have also introduced several new LG home appliances that are compatible with LG Smart ThinQ such as air conditioners, fridges, fan, washing machine, and more.

  • Xiaomi and IKEA to start IoT partnership in China from December 2018, smart home future coming soon?

    Xiaomi and IKEA to start IoT partnership in China from December 2018, smart home future coming soon?

    Xiaomi and IKEA officially announced their strategic partnership recently at the annual MIDC conference. This means that IKEA's full range of smart lighting products will be connected to Xiaomi's IoT (Internet of Things) platform starting from December 2018 in China. No news when these will be available in Malaysia or for how much.

  • Maxis to collaborate with Vodafone and introduces Internet of Things for smarter businesses

    Maxis to collaborate with Vodafone and introduces Internet of Things for smarter businesses

    Today, Maxis has made an announcement about their collaboration with Vodafone to implement Internet of Things (IoT) services into Malaysia. The agreement between the two parties will allow Maxis to offer enterprises best in class IoT solutions to optimise costs, improve operational efficiency, create more value and ultimately deliver a better customer experience.

  • Huawei announces LiteOS, a 10KB IoT operating system

    Huawei announces LiteOS, a 10KB IoT operating system

    Huawei recently announced it's Agile Network 3.0 Architecture at the Huawei Network congress 2015. As part of this architecture, Huawei introduced the Agile Internet of Things (IoT) solution which consists of the Agile IoT gateway, Agile Controller and LiteOS which is a lightweight IoT operating system (OS). This LiteOS is only 10KB in size (1MB = 1000KB) and offers basic OS functions like configuration, auto-discovery and auto-networking. Designed for smart homes, wearables, connected vehicles and more, LiteOS will be be opened to all developers soon but there are no specific Malaysia release dates, pricing details or information on which devices may be using it. Here's what they had to say about it:

    “Huawei believes that standardizing ICT infrastructure will foster the development of Internet applications, including IoT applications. To address this, Huawei is launching our IoT OS, LiteOS. Mr. William Xu, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Huawei

    “BDII requires close business collaboration and joint innovation efforts between Huawei and our partners. We have been involved in industry alliances, worked with standard organizations in the area of IoT, and established innovative research centers, open labs, and development communities to foster industry development.” Yan Lida, President of Huawei Enterprise Business Group

    “Over the last three years, Huawei has been involved in a number of in-depth technological collaborations with our global industry partners in IoT. We have developed a series of IoT solutions that have already been applied to buildings, electricity meters, vehicles, gymnasiums, factories, retail outlets, and street lights. In line with our approach to provide BDII, Huawei will continue to work with more partners to launch solutions based on our Agile Network architecture for different vertical industries.” Liu Shaowei, President, Switch and Enterprise Communication Product Line, Huawei