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No more ‘heads in the sand’ as security firms urge customers to patrol enlarged attack surface

Security never seems to get any easier, does it? Ransomware, say the experts, shows no signs of diminishing as a threat to consumers and enterprises. So if they can’t nullify the threat, how can enterprises and consumers reduce their vulnerability? Security specialists advise Jeremy Cowan on the next steps to take.

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October 15, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

How the use of mobile and wireless technology is changing manufacturing: Part 2

Here, in part 2 of this 2-part article, Bryan Christiansen, founder and CEO at Limble CMMS, describes the importance of maintenance management. (more…)

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October 12, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

How the use of mobile and wireless technology is changing manufacturing: Part 1

Just as the Industrial Revolution changed manufacturing forever, says Bryan Christiansen, founder and CEO at Limble CMMS, new technological advancements are changing the way manufacturers do their business today. (more…)

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October 11, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

How to ride the wave of digital disruption – a manufacturer explains

Digital transformation has arrived in manufacturing and the potential shows no signs of abating. European Commission research estimates Industry 4.0 will boost manufacturing production by 20% by 2020, thanks in part to a 50% decrease in downtime. (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Printing the IoT

Dr Janos Veres, who leads Parc’s Novel and Printed Electronics programme, looks at turning printing into a manufacturing technique for electronics to meet the needs for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. (more…)

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October 10, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Are smart homes actually safe?

In 2017, online retail giant Amazon revealed its plans to introduce a smart home system that allows couriers to unlock its customer’s doors and leave packages inside. (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

The economics of NB-IoT and LoRa

What drives the profit or loss for an IoT service? People seem to be very confused about which line item is most important here. (more…)

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October 9, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

QR payments hit pay dirt!

Scanning a QR code to make a payment is somewhat incongruous in countries like the United Kingdom, but it’s exploding elsewhere. This technology, originally developed in Japan, has captured the Chinese and Indian markets, and the rest of the world is starting to pay attention. (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Cool IoT Use Cases: Vital role for mission-critical communications over LTE

Market Overview

The transportation and mining industries rely on advanced communication technologies. Mission-critical communication over LTE enables push-to-talk, push-to-video, text and multimedia chat, as well as location information. (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Connecting clouds – Have your (layer) cake and eat it, too

Cloud Computing offers businesses many benefits, not in cost savings – that myth has been well and truly busted – but in flexibility of deployment and responsiveness to changing business demands. (more…)

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October 8, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello