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A double take on 5G

5G NR (also known as Standalone 5G) will deliver three generic network services: mMTC, URLLC and eMBB. They are typical telecom-insider terms, says freelance technology writer, Bob Emmerson. (more…)

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September 19, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

How IoT represents the intersection of cybersecurity and physical security

As the Internet of Things comes to scale, security leaders need to consider both physical and cybersecurity to safely implement new technologies.  (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Understanding AoA and AoD: What do they mean for location?

Accurate location capabilities have become an important business enabler for many organisations across a variety of industries as they use Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to make processes more efficient, better understand employee and customer behaviour, and more effectively monitor and manage their key assets, says Fabio Belloni, chief customer officer and cofounder of Quuppa. (more…)

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September 13, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

3G is dead – what next for product designers?

Whether you are imminently bringing out a new Internet of Things (IoT) product or have heard the rumours about 3G switch-off, it is a pivotal time in wireless networks. With 5G on the horizon and 2G beginning to close down, choosing the right technology to future-proof devices is a real challenge, says Dunstan Power, director at ByteSnap Design. (more…)

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September 11, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

UK IoT security regulation encourages consumers to be more aware

The UK government is moving forward with its plans to create regulation for IoT devices. The move follows a broad global trend to try and lock down the burgeoning but insecure world of the IoT, says Mike Nelson, vice president of IoT Security at DigiCert. (more…)

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September 10, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

IoT and the supply chain: Dealing with disruption

The world of logistics and supply chain is on a precipice of massive change with few daring to take the leap of faith required to bring their organisation into the 21st century. Disruption due to external factors is at an all-time high, says Lee Stacey, product evangelist at Thingstream, and every part of the supply chain needs to change. Fast. But how? (more…)

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September 6, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

IoT and environmental sustainability: Helping cities to be greener than ever

The climate crisis is high on the UK’s agenda right now. This follows the country’s recent 2050 net-zero emissions target pledge, various Extinction Rebellion street protests and the UK recording the longest period without burning coal since the Industrial Revolution. (more…)

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Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Articulated robot demand to surge with increasing applications in electronics industry, finds FMI study

According to a new report, the global industrial robotics market is projected to indicate substantial growth over the forecast period due to multiple driving factors such as adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) in industries and growing digitalisation of manufacturing industry across geographies. (more…)

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September 5, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

How to find your perfect partner: System integrators must rise to meet modern industry’s needs

The concept of Industry 4.0 promises fantastic things, from smart electric motors automatically adjusting speed and torque, to management software that can predict failures months in advance. (more…)

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September 3, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

The smart city in a digital world

This is an insightful, informative book that takes a critical, informed look into a technology-driven development from a social sense perspective. It questions the belief that creating smart cities is primarily about applying smart technologies to urban environments. (more…)

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August 29, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello