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    • NXP, Microsoft bring long-term security to the IoT edge

      NXP, Microsoft bring long-term security to the IoT edge

      In a major collaboration effort, chipmaker NXP and Microsoft will deliver a secure hardware platform for Industrial IoT edge applications eeNews Europe announced this week. This includes new versions of NXPs i.MX 8 processor, enhanced by security IP from Microsoft. The ecosystem to be developed will be tightly entangled with Microsoft’s cloud services. The move includes long-term security updates for installations in the field.

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    • Microsoft, BMW launch industrial cloud platform

      Microsoft, BMW launch industrial cloud platform

      BMW has big plans for its iNext electric and fully autonomous vehicle, but making the car will require a streamlined, coordinated, and automated manufacturing system — something Microsoft wants to help them build. Thus, on Tuesday during the Hannover Messe, the companies announced a partnership to launch a new open-sourced industrial manufacturing platform called the Open Manufacturing Platform, or OMP.

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