IBM and Libelium, a wireless sensor network hardware provider, today released an Internet of Things Starter Kit to enable dozens of sensor applications ranging from monitoring parking spaces or air pollution to providing assistance for the elderly. The new Internet of Things Starter Kit integrates Libelium’s Waspmote wireless sensor platform with IBM’s Mote Runner software and 6LoWPAN, which allows every single sensor and device to connect directly to the Internet using the new IPv6 protocol.

NETGEAR, Inc. announced immediate availability of the new ProSAFE 16-port Gigabit PoE Smart Switch (GS516TP) with PD (PoE Powered Devices) capability for small and medium businesses (SMBs), educational institutions, hospitals, government agencies, and other networks supporting fewer than 500 users.

Alcatel-Lucent is helping Telenet, a Belgium cable broadband provider, meet the video and data demands of its customers by deploying an IP (Internet Protocol) Core Router, the 7950 Extensible Routing System (XRS).

Ventev Wireless Infrastructure, a division of TESSCO Technologies Incorporated, today announced its new line of TerraWave Solutions Antennas that addresses the challenges of Wi-Fi deployment in stadiums, convention centers, campuses, city centers, airports, manufacturing facilities, and other locales with high densities of wireless clients.