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Soracom Announces Inaugural Cohort of its IoT Technology Accelerator Program

Soracom, Inc., a global provider of smart connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced today (April 30, 2019) the first cohort of companies to take part in the IoT Technology Accelerator program announced in December 2018.

Pebblebee, makers of Finder smart tracking device, find a big investor as part of effort to raise $10M

Pebblebee, the Bellevue, Wash.-based startup that makes a smart tracker to help people find missing keys and more, has found an investor.

Embedded Sensors & Cloud Apps: What about the Connection?

Soracom is a company focused on providing a cellular connectivity platform for IoT and M2M using the cloud. The connectivity platform is aimed at providing all the features and capabilities needed from the connectivity environment to remove roadblocks and enable globally scalable IoT systems.

US IoT Cybersecurity Bill

Legislation was introduced Monday (March 11, 2019) that would create cybersecurity standards for internet-connected devices, the “internet of things.”

IoT service provider ‘Soracom’ adds more nations to its network

Soracom.Inc., provider of Internet of Things (IoT) service has added seven more countries to its list of 110 nations where it provides service, and also reduced the cost of its cellular connectivity.

Soracom Leads $10 Million Investment Round in Sigfox Provider Unabiz

In a recent announcement, Soracom, provider of a cloud-native connectivity-as-a-service platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), made public its participation as lead investor in a $10 million Series A funding of UnaBiz. UnaBiz is the exclusive provider of Sigfox connectivity in Singapore and Taiwan, operating a low-power wide area network (LPWAN) that reaches nearly 100 percent of the population in the two regions.

 

Soracom Leads $10 Million Investment Round in Sigfox Provider Unabiz

The investment is the second made by the Soracom IoT Fund program, which was launched earlier this year by Soracom’s parent company, KDDI Corporation. Soracom acts as a driver of the fund’s investment decisions, and is actively working to accelerate development of a global IoT ecosystem through funding and collaboration.

Trend Micro Launches Product to Protect Telecom Networks Serving Business and Home Users

Soracom supports IoT businesses by providing a comprehensive IoT connectivity platform. We expect that combining the pay-as-you-go Soracom platform with Trend Micro Virtual Network Function Suite will deliver powerful new capabilities for users who need safer and more secure IoT systems.

Soracom simplifies secure provisioning of IoT devices in field

Soracom, Inc., provider of the leading cloud-native connectivity-as-a-service platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced released of its Krypton service, which simplifies and lowers the cost to securely provision connected devices in the field.

Soracom aims to simplify IoT with two new services

Soracom, Inc. announced the release of its Krypton service, which helps simplify and lower the cost to securely provision connected devices in the field. Krypton uses SIM authentication to identify each unique device the first time it is connected to a cloud service. This allows shipment of devices with a common firmware image to end customers, who can then add unique device information and keys at deployment using the Soracom web console or API.

SORACOM with KDDI SORACOM Joins KDDI in Advancing KDDI IoT Worldwide Architecture

KDDI CORPORATION (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Makoto Takahashi) and SORACOM Inc. (Headquarters: Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, President: Ken Tamagawa) have announced that SORACOM will participate in KDDI’s IoT Worldwide Architecture, which provides comprehensive functionality ranging from IoT connectivity for vehicles, industrial machinery and other devices, to service implementation and data analysis.

Soracom IoT Platform Adds Support for IBM Watson IoT Platform, Connects Data To IBM Watson AI

Soracom Inc., provider of cloud connectivity-as-a-service for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced this week release of new integration capability designed to allow direct collaboration with the IBM Watson IoT Platform, a fully managed, cloud-hosted service that makes it simple to derive value from IoT devices.

Seattle IoT startup Resin.io gets $5 million in new funding from Soracom, a division of KDDI

There’s a land grab underway as the industrial internet of things continues to shift from thought experiment to technology deployment, and a Seattle startup working on a container-based method for deploying IoT apps just got a little more runway to build out that product.

Soracom Leads $5 Million Investment in Resin.ioStrategic Investment to Accelerate Growth of Global IoT Infrastructure, Marks First Commitment of Soracom IoT Fund Program

Soracom, Inc., provider of the leading cloud-native connectivity-as-a-service platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) today announced participation as the lead investor in a $5 million funding round for resin.io, a leader in the use of Linux containers and other modern cloud technologies to develop, deploy, scale and manage fleets of connected devices.

IoT startup Resin.io gets $5 million in new funding from Soracom, a division of KDDI

Resin.io has now raised $17 million in funding over the last few years, according to a company representative, with the addition of a new $5 million round from Soracom, a division of massive Japanese wireless carrier KDDI Corp. Soracom

Resin.io and Soracom Announce Strategic IoT Partnership

Resin.io and Soracom, Inc. today announced an expansion to their partnership and plans to develop further integrations between their IoT products and services. Resin also announced $5 million in additional financing led by Soracom and parent company KDDI Corporation to support the partnership.

SORACOM and Mnubo Announce Global Partnership to Bring End-to-End IoT Solutions to Leading Enterprises

TOKYO — SORACOM Inc., provider of the leading cloud-native platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced a strategic, global partnership with Mnubo Inc., a leader in data analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for IoT, accelerating the delivery and deployment of turnkey IoT solutions for global enterprises.

 

Soracom Lowers IoT Connectivity and Data Costs in US and Canada

Soracom, Inc., today announced a new, lower U.S. and Canada fee structure for SORACOM Air, the commitment-free, pay-as-you-go cellular Connectivity-as-a-Service for IoT, delivering cost reductions of up to 39% as customer data use increases.

Soracom Expands Coverage Footprint For Global IOT Connectivity

SORACOM, Inc., provider of the leading cloud-native platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced general availability of LTE service in the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region.

Cloud-native IoT platform delivers Sigfox LPWAN connectivity across borders on per-use basis

SORACOM, Inc., provider of the cloud-native platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced availability of pay-as-you-go, pay-as-you-grow service for the Sigfox global Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN). The Sigfox network, available in over 45 countries and territories, is used to connect millions of objects collecting and transmitting IoT data.

 

Soracom Names Eugene Kawamoto as CEO for Americas

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Soracom, Inc., provider of the leading cloud-native platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the appointment of Eugene Kawamoto as its CEO, Americas.

 

Soracom launches SIM cards and services easing IoT rollout cost

One of the challenges of Internet of Things is the poor availability and high price of mobile data, especially in the U.S.. Twilio announced it was going to have a stab at changing that earlier this year. Today Soracom showed off its solutions to ease the pain of IoT adaptation across the industry.

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