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Moving home? Here’s what to do with your smart home devices

Amazon Astro is one of the most anticipated smart home tech releases of 2022. Think of it as an Alexa on wheels. Equipped with a moving 1080p periscope camera, the Astro will move around your home providing Alexa services like video chat. It can also closely integrate with Amazon Ring products to improve home security, says Jocelyn Brown, freelance technology writer. (more…)

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January 19, 2022

Posted by: Jocelyn Brown

4 challenges in IoT hardware designing

IoT development is complex and bound to uncertain challenges throughout the development lifecycle. Further breaking down the development into different components, issues in hardware design are the most critical because they can’t be rolled back. (more…)

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December 13, 2021

Posted by: Yash Mehta

How IoT sensors are helping to monitor and improve air pollution

Recent advances in modern technology have greatly enhanced the standard and quality of life. The internet of things (IoT), data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) allow better and smarter access to public transportation and amplified production of manufactured goods. (more…)

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December 1, 2021

Posted by: Gabby Baglino

Local authority carbon neutral strategies are adding to not reducing their carbon footprint

Almost nine in ten councils have declared a climate emergency but faced with multiple, often contradictory, pressures and targets, how many have any confidence in the next steps to take? Most have highlighted the challenges of balancing carbon targets with budgetary constraints. (more…)

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November 22, 2021

Posted by: Peter Ruffley

Siemens acquisition of Wattsense exploits new IoT and SaaS synergies

The announcement earlier this month that one of the oldest tech firms on the planet has acquired one of the newest is a signal of exciting times in both the IoT and SaaS markets. (more…)

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October 22, 2021

Posted by: Jocelyn Brown

Sustainable AI computing for IoT

AI and Computing can, if not properly planned, be extremely heavy and wasteful of CPU resources. To put it in perspective, the computing power required for AI landmarks, such as recognising images or defeating humans at Go, increased 300,000-fold from 2012 to 2018. (more…)

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October 21, 2021

Posted by: Mattias Bergstrom

Cybersecurity is not a one-stop-shop

Since the start of the pandemic, the way business is conducted has changed permanently, with many workforces continuing to work remotely as restrictions have eased. As companies relax and rules have eased, life is expected to return to a form of ‘new normal.’ But, the issues around cybersecurity are here to stay, and the gas pedal must not be eased especially with the increased risks associated with continued remote working. (more…)

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September 14, 2021

Posted by: Kelvin Murray

How will the decline of 3G impact your business?

With the rapid advancement of 5G networks, the landscape of cellular connectivity is changing. Mobile network operators (MNOs) are now phasing out their 3G networks to make way for 4G and 5G, which will have a huge impact on companies still reliant on 3G connectivity for communications. Here Marcin Bala, CTO at telecommunications networks specialist Salumanus Ltd, explains how the 3G sunset could impact your business and how you can prepare for the transition. (more…)

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Posted by: Marcin Bala

Meet the technology that is building the smart cities of the future

Today’s smart cities are transforming the way we live, work and play. But, according to Matthew Margetts, director of sales and marketing at Smarter Technologies, far from being just a 21st-century gimmick, there are significant even life-changing advantages to the implementation of smart technology in cities around the world.  (more…)

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September 6, 2021

Posted by: Matthew Margetts

Do you know what your AI is doing? 3 questions CEOs need to ask

“The buck stops here” is a saying made famous in the 1940s by Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States. It still resonates with today’s CEOs, who ultimately bear the responsibility for their companies’ mistakes and misdeeds except when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), apparently says Dr. Scott Zoldi is chief analytics officer at FICO. (more…)

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September 2, 2021

Posted by: Scott Zoldi