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Cool IoT Use Cases: New security mechanisms for networked cars

Market overview

Trans icons ind.qxp_Layout 1Vehicles are employing software updates as well as an increasing number of on-board systems and sensors that communicate with each other. (more…)

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April 18, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Security is the second biggest concern in IoT implementation – Here’s what you can do

If it wasn’t for security concerns, IoT would be a much bigger part of our lives and businesses. That’s the verdict of 26% of business executives in a survey, and it certainly seems on point as a fear for our privacy and security is the biggest concern holding IoT back, next only to cost. (more…)

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April 16, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Mobile scan-and-go shopping: The future of retail is now

As brick-and-mortar retailers look to enhance the in-store experience to compete with the e-commerce giants, they must contend with the unprecedented challenges posed by decreasing revenues and escalating costs. (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Cool IoT Use Cases: Airfreight transportation employs Blockchain technology

Market overview

Blockchain has the potential to significantly improve the efficiency and transparency of business networks, especially in cargo & logistic flows. (more…)

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April 12, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Changing perceptions of engineering: Bridging the skills gap with automated engineering

According to the State of Engineering Survey by Engineering UK, the industry requires 265,000 new skilled entrantsannually in order to meet demand by 2024. Here, Martyn Williams, managing director at industrial software provider COPA-DATA UK(more…)

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April 11, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

Yash Mehta

Skills gap in the IoT market

Introduction

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term broadly associated with the connection of sensors or other devices to the Internet and to other associated gadgets. The IoT is a massive system of things which gather and offer information about the way they are utilised and incorporate a remarkable number of objects of every kind – (more…)

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April 10, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Edge computing and flat rate NB-IoT

This is the 3rd blog in the series of blogs on Edge computing by Bob Emmerson titled, “Edge computing adds virtualisation and hyperconvergence: Part 1” & “Edge computing adds virtualisation and hyperconvergence: Part 2” focused on a development that looks set to have wide-ranging implications for the future of IoT. (more…)

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April 9, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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The next big thing is IoT connectivity is smaller: Digi Xbee3

As intelligence continues to move out to the edge of IoT networks, the need grows for hardware devices that provide more capabilities, adaptability, security, and extensibility. The next generation of IoT solutions must be able to aggregate and analyse data where it’s captured on a distributed network, (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Is artificial intelligence fiction or fad?

People are starting to get to grips with the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it can help retail: particularly online, where chatbots, search engines and product recommendation tools are already blazing a trail. But with up to 90% of sales still emanating from bricks-and-mortar stores (more…)

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March 27, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

Expert Opinions

Thomas Rockmann of Deutsche Telekom

Where is the industry getting it right and wrong in Smart Homes? DT’s Rockmann tells it straight

Smart homes and where the industry is getting it right and wrong. So Jeremy Cowan of IoT-Now.com asks a few question to Thomas Rockmann, vice president, Connected Home at Deutsche Telekom, to shed some light on the smart homes issue. (more…)

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February 19, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

Gilli Coston, VP - EMEA at KORE

3 Critical Steps for Achieving ROI with a Successful IoT Solution

Recently I have been approached by quite a number of senior executives who have been asked to participate in, or even lead, their organization’s IoT initiatives. Having already achieved great success in delivering other strategic projects, these executives are now being tasked with implementing IoT pilots and contributing to their company’s overall digital transformation. (more…)

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February 7, 2018

Posted by: IoT global network

Scott Frank, vice president ofMarketing at Airbiquity

Where are OTA and in-car data management heading in your car?

Industry projections for over-the-air (OTA) vehicle data management suggest the technology could save automakers US$35 billion over the next five years. That’s a big claim. (more…)

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July 5, 2017

Posted by: Avadhoot Patil

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Industroyer threatens to exceed Stuxnet’s capacity to damage energy grids and other critical infrastructure, say experts

Yesterday, ESET broke the news that they had discovered a malware that is said by some to be the biggest threat to critical infastructure since Stuxnet, the malicious worm that caused substantial damage to Iran’s nuclear program. (more…)

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June 13, 2017

Posted by: Avadhoot Patil

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Device Management Survey reveals risk to IoT business growth

What do 50+ companies deploying connected devices believe is key to delivering ambitious IoT growth expectations?

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April 4, 2016

Posted by: IoT global network

Guy Reiffer, Starhome Mach

Survey reveals operators IoT roaming challenges

Starhome Mach recently surveyed the world’s roaming community at the GSMA Wholesale Agreements and Solutions (WAS) conference regarding IoT/M2M growth and how it will affect global networks. (more…)

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November 16, 2015

Posted by: George Malim

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‘No other standard addresses IoT platform harmonisation like oneM2M,’ says HP

Q: Let’s begin with an overview of your role in HP and IoT market priorities. (more…)

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November 4, 2015

Posted by: IoT global network

Sudip Singh, Infosys

Asset efficiency – a leap towards the industrial IoT

The evolution of smart, connected and autonomous products is reshaping the manufacturing industry and its ecosystem. The convergence of operational technology and information technology is opening a completely new axis, and a large one at that, for creating path breaking innovations and opportunities in the manufacturing ecosystem. (more…)

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October 29, 2015

Posted by: Sudip Singh

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New standards for M2M and the IoT

M2MAPPS: Can you summarize the ITU’s M2M and IoT activities as well as your role? (more…)

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August 9, 2015

Posted by: IoT global network

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Making M2M safe and secure

M2MAPPS: Cellular networks are not secure unless they are private and managed. Can you substantiate that statement? It comes from a Wyless article.

STEVE BOYD: No network is safe and secure unless it’s privately managed in some way. You’re not going to allow workstations and application servers to connect to the Internet when the only protection is their own on-machine firewalls so why should cellular devices be any different? (more…)

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August 7, 2015

Posted by: IoT global network

Press Releases

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Chatsworth Products helps Anthem transform legacy data centre into a model of efficiency

Anthem Inc.’s primary and largest data centre was experiencing growing pains typical of many legacy data centres—ensuring newer, higher-density equipment would have enough space, power and cooling—while keeping costs down. The company turned to Chatsworth Products (CPI) for a total service and product solution. (more…)

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April 20, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

Remy Cricco, chairman of SIMalliance

SIMalliance Members report shipments of 4.9bn SIMs in 2017, while estimated total available SIM market in 2017 increases 2.75% to 5.6bn units

Data reported by SIMalliance shows that the collective SIM shipments of its members in 2017, which represented approximately 88% of the global SIM market, equalled 4.9 billion units. SIMalliance confirms that over the same period, the estimated total available global market for SIM cards has grown by 2.75%, with units rising from 5.45 billion to 5.6 billion. (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Aerohive® delivers industry-first combined SD-WAN & SD-LAN user & app traffic management

Aerohive Networks®, a cloud Networking provider, announced an industry first for unified SD-WAN & SD-LAN access networks, adding end-to-end granular user and application policy enforcement, and new WAN and VPN link-performance analytics for greater insight into the overall operations of distributed networks. (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Huawei’s ‘One Cloud, One Lake, One Platform’ architecture accelerates intelligent transformation for customers

At the 15th Huawei Global Analyst Summit (HAS2018), Huawei IT Product Line explores the business and technology values of IT infrastructure during digital transformation with the concept of “Intelligent IT Inspires Digital Future”. Huawei utilises the ‘One Cloud, One Lake, One Platform’ architecture to help customers innovate services (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

Tyson Tuttle, CEO of Silicon Labs

Silicon Labs completes acquisition of Sigma Designs’ Z-Wave business

Silicon Labs and Sigma Designs, Inc. announced the completion of Silicon Labs’ acquisition of Sigma Designs’ Z-Wave business, including a team of approximately 100 employees, for $240 million (€194.47 million) in an all-cash transaction. Z-Wave is a leading mesh networking technology for the smart home. (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

Dmitry Okorokov of InfiNet Wireless

InfiNet’s Ninth Partners’ Conference highlights growing global team and latest technological breakthroughs

InfiNet Wireless, the provider in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, brought together 80 loyal partners from 28 different countries to Dubrovnik, Croatia, for its annual International Partners’ Conference. (more…)

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April 19, 2018

Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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The installed base of connected vending machines worldwide will reach 5.4mn by 2022, says Berg Insight

Berg Insight, the IoT market research provider, released a new market report covering the connected vending machine market. The global installed base of connected vending machines reached an estimated 2.6 million units in 2017. (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Mobile screens essential for Live TV services, finds Strategy Analytics

The continual expansion of display real estate, faster data speeds, specialised data plans and improved video displays, presents a real opportunity for live TV streaming services like Sling TV to be marketed as mobile. (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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TT Electronics plc completes the acquisition of Stadium Group plc

TT Electronics plc announces that it has completed the acquisition of Stadium Group plc. Stadium is a supplier of design-led technologies with product capabilities including connectivity solutions, power supplies, human machine interface (HMI) and electronic assemblies. (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde

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Orange Business Services and Siemens partner to provide customers with lower costs, new revenue streams and efficiencies

Orange Business Services and Siemens, the factory automation equipment provider, have joined forces to drive the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the industrial sector by simplifying integration and promoting IoT innovation. (more…)

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Posted by: Zenobia Hegde