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5G and the IoT in Europe, Asia, and beyond

Blogs, Connected Devices, Connectivity, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, Smart Cities, Smart Utilities, Telecoms by: Anasia D'mello

Last month saw two major telecoms and tech events take place in two very different cities, in the space of just two weeks. First came 5G World – part of London Tech Week’s TechXLR8 – which encompassed eight separate events that (more…)

Kerlink and AdriNet to expand Kerlink’s distribution network in Adriatic market

Business & Markets, Companies, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Low Power Wide Area Network, Press Releases, Products & Services, Smart Cities, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

Kerlink, a global provider in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Croatia-based AdriNet have joined forces to speed adoption of LoRaTM low-power, wide-area networks across the entire Adriatic region with Kerlink’s products and services. (more…)

IoT Solutions World Congress announces the first five testbeds to be showcased at its 2018 edition

Artificial Intelligence, Companies, Devices and Modules, Digital transformation, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Platforms & Applications, Press Releases, Sensors, Smart Cities, Smart Home by: Anasia D'mello

A smart home gate capable of opening at the owner’s arrival or transforming your garage into a giant letterbox for online shopping deliveries, a real-time analysis and 3D printing solution to design and produce in-store custom made shoes within a couple of hours, a fully connected and sensorised fire truck capable of measuring resources, (more…)

IoT security – A barrier to deployment?

Blogs, Companies, Connected Devices, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, Low Power Wide Area Network, Network & Infrastructure, Security, Sensors, Smart Cities by: Zenobia Hegde

Security takes priority when it comes to the development and deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT), with Gartner predicting that by 2020, IoT security will make up 20% of annual security budgets. (more…)

Low awareness of ‘smart cities’ threatens innovation and adoption, research says

Devices and Modules, IoT News, Press Releases, Products & Services, Smart Cities, Smart Utilities, Wearable Technology by: Zenobia Hegde

A research report published has revealed that, despite the many initiatives already in place, less than a quarter of UK consumers claim to be aware of the term ‘smart cities’.

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Smart city, smart energy and IoT leaders team up to unlock markets with launch of uCIFI Alliance

Business & Markets, Companies, Devices and Modules, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, People and Places, Press Releases, Products & Services, Smart Cities, Smart Utilities by: Zenobia Hegde

An international alliance of market leaders from across the smart city, smart energy and IoT network sectors joined cities and utilities in announcing they will develop an open source, multi-transport wireless networking technology and data model that will unlock these markets by eliminating the dependency on proprietary solutions. (more…)

Roki sensor node integrates multiple sensors with Bluetooth 5 / Bluetooth Low Energy SoC

Companies, Devices and Modules, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Platforms & Applications, Press Releases, Sensors, Smart Cities, Smart Home, Wireless by: Zenobia Hegde

ROHM and Kionix, Inc. have introduced the RoKi Sensor Node, a key component in the new RoKi IoT Platform. The sensor node utilizes Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF52840 Bluetooth 5/Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) advanced multiprotocol System-on-Chip (SoC), (more…)

Telcos say the IoT is underperforming, but Heppelmann tells us ‘IoT is working fantastic here!’

Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality, Blogs, Business & Markets, Companies, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, People and Places, Products & Services, Smart Cities by: Zenobia Hegde

Why is it that some solution vendors ‘get’ the Internet of Things (IoT) and others don’t? Is it an understanding of what customers want? Jeremy Cowan is hearing conflicting messages as network operators admit IoT is failing to meet their expectations, while solution vendors say it works well. (more…)

Smart dynamic LED street lights turn on in St. Gallen

Asset Tracking & Remote Monitoring, Companies, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Platforms & Applications, Press Releases, Sensors, Smart Cities, Smart Utilities, Wireless by: Zenobia Hegde

The City of St. Gallen, Switzerland, has kicked-off a Smart Lighting project which is expected to save up to 65% of power thanks to the implementation of energy-efficient LED luminaires and an advanced remote control system. (more…)

Experts and government at New Delhi event urge collaboration to build future-ready, sustainable and smart cities

Big data analytics, Blogs, Companies, Event Review, Events, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, People and Places, Security, Smart Cities by: Zenobia Hegde

As per the 2011 Census, 31% of the population lives in urban areas, and by 2030, 50% of India’s population would reside in urban areas. This will create a massive need for intelligent urban transport networks, smart energy, safe and secured public spaces, upgraded water supply, waste disposal facilities, and environmentally compatible buildings. (more…)

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