Menu

IoT FEATURE NEWS

Taoglas Acquires Firmwave to Enable Next-Generation IoT

By

Taoglas, a provider of IoT antenna and RF solutions, recently announced the acquisition of Firmwave, an IoT product design, and engineering company, reportedly in order to deliver Next-Generation IoT to industries such as healthcare, energy and utilities, supply chain and logistics, transportation, agriculture, and construction.

Many companies struggle with design engineering for complex IoT applications because they require a high level of integration, Taoglas said. These companies want to take advantage of advances in facial recognition, centimeter-level positioning, speech recognition, and AI for motion sensing and analysis.

“Customers have long been asking Taoglas for more engineering support for their IoT solution. They now want a one-stop-shop for IoT engineering services,” said Ronan Quinlan, Co-CEO and Co-founder, Taoglas. “They don't want to deal with multiple engineering teams, as they do today, to create each component of Next-Generation IoT solutions. We are seeing increasingly complex IoT projects that are being delayed to market by this fundamental problem.”

Both companies are headquartered in Ireland with facilities in DCU Alpha, and have a long history with each other. In the past two years, Taoglas has collaborated with Firmwave on Taoglas Shift, an artificial intelligence (AI) beam-steering antenna system for 5G networks. There has been collaboration on other complex custom IoT projects like medical device maker HealthBeacon.

Firmwave was founded in 2015 by Adrian Burns, Ciaran Burns and Fintan McGovern and developed IoT/AI and machine learning solutions for HealthBeacon, Vodafone, Glen Dimplex and many other clients through its Edge platform of hardware and software.

“We are excited to integrate our next-generation IoT design expertise and products into Taoglas. They have a global reputation for high-quality products. Their scale and unparalleled sales channels will accelerate the deployment of our hardware and software solutions,” said Adrian Burns, CEO, Firmwave. “Our customers will now benefit from access to the world-class Taoglas engineering team and their RF solutions portfolio.”




Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

SHARE THIS ARTICLE
Related Articles

IoT Security: Understanding the Growing Attack Surface

By: Arti Loftus    11/20/2019

Safeguarding the Internet of Things (IoT) devices and networks have become the subject of scrutiny after many high-profile hacks have emerged in the m…

Read More

U.S.Air Force Awards ReFirm Labs $1 Million for IoT Security

By: Ken Briodagh    11/20/2019

ReFirm Labs will assist USAF in solving critical security challenges in its supply chain for aircraft and communication systems

Read More

Accruent and Synchronoss Announce Strategic Partnership

By: Ken Briodagh    11/19/2019

Companies combine analytical strengths, ability to operationalize analytics, and industry credibility

Read More

Nohik Semel Named CEO of Altair Semiconductor

By: Ken Briodagh    11/14/2019

Co-founder and CEO Oded Melamed Stepping Down to Pursue New Startup Opportunity

Read More

Rocky Mountain Power to Deploy Itron IoT to Modernize Power Grid

By: Ken Briodagh    11/12/2019

Itron recently signed a contract to deploy its OpenWay Riva IoT solution and 250,000 OpenWay Riva electricity meters in order to modernize Rocky Mount…

Read More