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The need to integrate data is urgent and non-trivial, says the Father of IoT

Artificial Intelligence, Blogs, Connectivity, Data Analytics & Business Intelligence, Deep Learning / Machine Learning, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, Network & Infrastructure, Platforms & Applications, Products & Services, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

Kevin Ashton has been an executive director and visiting engineer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he led work on the next generation of computing. Perhaps more importantly for this report, says Jeremy Cowan, he is the man who coined the term the ‘Internet of Things’. (more…)

Key to interoperability for smart homes and smart grid is standardisation and certification of devices, says HomeGrid Forum

Business & Markets, Connectivity, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Network & Infrastructure, Platforms & Applications, Press Releases, Smart Cities, Smart Utilities, Wireless by: Anasia D'mello

‘The key to consumer connectivity needs and interoperability is standardisation and certification of devices’ – that was the message given by the marketing chair of HomeGrid Forum, Livia Rosu at this year’s Total Telecom Congress. (more…)

Smart energy meter shipments in Europe will reach 31.3mn units in 2018

IoT News, Press Releases, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

According to a new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, yearly shipments of smart energy meters in Europe will reach a record level of 31.3 million units in 2018. Smart electricity meter shipments grew 16% compared to the previous year to 22.2 million units. (more…)

Rohde & Schwarz shows new test solution for radiation measurements on 5G devices

Designing, Devices and Modules, IoT News, Press Releases, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

Compact antenna test ranges (CATR) are the solution of choice to design and verify the upcoming 5G smartphones, tablets and notebooks that operate in the new frequency range 2 (FR2: 24.250 GHz to 52.600 GHz). (more…)

Europe’s 274mn smart meters must be made secure by design, says Berg Insight

Data Analytics & Business Intelligence, IoT News, Network & Infrastructure, Press Releases, Security, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

According to a new report from the IoT analyst firm, Berg Insight, the installed base of smart electricity and gas meters in Europe will grow by 22% in 2018 to reach 151.9 million. (more…)

Cool IoT Use Cases: Smart sensing system guides drivers to free parking slots

Blogs, Companies, IoT Cool Cases, Smart Utilities, Transport & Telematics by: Anasia D'mello

Market overview 

Parking slots in urban areas are a resource for which drivers are prepared to pay. However, in today’s economy they expect parking to be service centric, i.e. to be guided to free slots and be able to find their cars quickly when they return. (more…)

CTA targets 20,000 Ethiopian smallholders with climate smart technology

Companies, IoT News, Press Releases, Security, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

CTA together with Farm Africa has launched a new project to promote the resilience of smallholder farmers against climate change in Ethiopia’s Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR). (more…)

MinebeaMitsumi commits to open communication networks by joining the uCIFI Alliance

Business & Markets, Companies, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, People and Places, Press Releases, Smart Cities, Smart Utilities, Wireless by: Anasia D'mello

MinebeaMitsumi Group, a global provider of Electro Mechanics Solutions, and its European Research & Development centre, Paradox Engineeringspecialists in wireless technologies and IoT solutions for smart cities, have joined the uCIFI Alliance. (more…)

Russia to rapidly scale 5G following launch of first 5G networks in 2020, finds new GSMA study

Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Press Releases, Smart Cities, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

Russia is set to become a “fast follower” 5G nation on the global stage, with 5G networks forecast to provide coverage to more than 80% of the country’s population by 2025, according to a new GSMA study. (more…)

Six essentials for successful sensor-informed applications

Big data analytics, Blogs, Data Analytics & Business Intelligence, Network & Infrastructure, Platforms & Applications, Sensors, Smart Cities, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

We live in a new sensing world enabled by low-cost sensors. The explosion of data-emitting sensors is flooding organisations with potentially valuable new inputs. Sensor data, and the need to easily collect, understand and automate actions based on it, are rapidly propelling the next wave of IoT automation. (more…)

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