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Nano-satellite start-up recognised by AWS as it aims to bring low power IoT connections to remote areas

November 27, 2018 / IANS

‘NewSpace’ start-up Hiber was named as the Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) Commercial Startup Launch of 2018 at the AWS re:Invent Conference at the Venetian Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevadaon Sunday. At the event, Hiber announced the official launch of its nano-satellite powered solution, which will be bringing IoT-connectivity to the 90% of the world currently lacking a network. Hiber was selected by AWS out of 6000 other startups to launch its solution at “Midnight Madness” in front of re:Invent’s 50,000+ attendees from the technology world. Previous companies to be named with the prestigious title include Netflix, Pinterest and Airbnb. Hiber’s IoT-connectivity network will be operational from Q1 2019. The first 25 customers, many of whom are working on tech for good projects, are ready for deployment as soon as the network goes live The company is filling a gap in the market as less than 10% of the globe is currently covered by IoT-ready connectiv...