Avnet is showcasing its services and technologies for the development of IoT applications at MWC Shanghai 2019.
The solutions, including both hardware and software-to-cloud, aim to help customers realize their ideas in the fields of manufacturing, environmental, construction, retail, food processing and smart city.
Avnet’s hardware IoT solutions include a smart device to count and track people using radar and narrowband IoT technologies. The monitoring is done using cloud management.
Avnet also showcased a smart plug which helps with the connectivity limitations by changing the plug from Wi-Fi to NB-IoT. It’s helpful in predicting machine failures through data training.
Another device is a water leakage monitor connected to the cloud which aims to protect assets from damage upon leakage.
Avnet’s solutions enabling intelligent connectivity include – IoTConnect, a platform with market-ready solutions to help businesses develop and deploy apps with IoT. It works on Microsoft’s Azure cloud service.
SmartEDge Agile helps engineers deploy IoT projects on ultra-thin bandwidth networks.
eUICC is a solution for flexible cellular connectivity which allows choosing a mobile network operator without having to change the SIM in their machines and sensors.