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Widespread adoption of EVs is being held back by a poor charging service

If you ask anyone buying a new car what is holding them back from choosing an electric vehicle (EV), the chances are they will either cite concerns about range or a lack of charging infrastructure. (more…)

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July 6, 2020

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Do you speak the language? Solving global IoT network challenges

Imagine the scenario, says Ian Marsden, co-founder at CTO at Eseye: You’re the CIO of a healthcare business with thousands of IoT-enabled devices deployed around the world. They’re devices that people rely on, and they’re connected via the local mobile network. (more…)

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July 1, 2020

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Managed smart metering to thrive as utilities max the value of smart grid investments

Berg Insight has found that the installed base of smart electricity and gas meters in Europe was 168.3 million in 2019. The installed base is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9% to reach 280.4 million units in 2025. (more…)

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June 22, 2020

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Keeping ahead of the data curve

The amount of data that is generated, communicated and manipulated in modern industries is truly staggering. For instance, over a terabyte of data is saved each day in power production alone, and this is quickly increasing as time marches on. Here, George Walker, managing director of industrial automation specialist Novotek UK & Ireland, discusses what goes into these multi-terabyte data handling systems. (more…)

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June 15, 2020

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Has COVID-19 unveiled the 5G use cases everyone is looking for?

The race for 5G has dominated its fair share of telecoms headlines in recent times. Communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide have invested a vast amount on new network infrastructure. The race is now on, says Angela Logothetis, CTO of Amdocs Open Network, to identify the consumer use cases that CSPs can monetise to recoup the expenditure. (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Welcome to the Hotel California: Is your IoT device locked in?

For IoT devices, mobile connectivity can be a lot like the Hotel California. As the famous lyric goes, ‘you can check in any time you like, but you can never leave’. And as the Internet of Things (IoT) matures, that’s becoming true of more and more access points to mobile networks, even some that are considered innovative, says Ian Marsden, co-founder and CTO of Eseye. (more…)

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June 9, 2020

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

IoT and the pursuit of accessibility

Disability has a huge impact across the planet, with up to 1 billion people – 15% of the world’s population – diagnosed with some form of disability, according to the World Bank, says Jocelyn Brown. (more…)

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June 8, 2020

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

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Podcast: Episode 2 Building a Better Business Case for IoT

You’ve got the right technology for your IoT application, but do your customers expect free services? Listen as Nick Earle, Eseye CEO tells Jeremy Cowan and George Malim how to build the business case.
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June 2, 2020

Posted by: IoT global network

IoT and maintenance authority

If you want to be a leader and not a follower in the plant maintenance world, buckle up, IoT is here to stay!

Is your maintenance department a focus of technology? Most maintenance facilities do the best they can using technology that takes their department to the bare minimum, says Joseph Zulick, a writer and manager at MRO Electric and Supply. (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

State of IoT: Digital transformation at-scale

Manufacturing has been one of the fastest-growing Internet of Things (IoT) adopters, experiencing some of the greatest levels of IoT investment last year, says Keith Higgins, VP of digital transformation, Rockwell Automation. According to IDC, discrete manufacturing US$119 billion (€107billion), process manufacturing $78 billion (€70 billion), transportation $71 billion (€64 billion), and utilities $61 billion (€55 billion) are spending the most on IoT solutions. (more…)

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May 28, 2020

Posted by: Anasia D'mello