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MicroEJ launches Managed-C support for safe, secure operation of connected systems

Boston, United States – MicroEJ, the provider of software containers for IoT and embedded devices, announces support of the Managed-C programming language to reinforce the security and reliability of connected devices. Through software validation process and secure, containerised MicroEJ Virtual Execution Environment (VEE), this support empowers manufacturers to increase the security and reliability of connected systems

Powerfleet debuts IoT platform that unites people, assets, data to transform business operations

Woodcliff Lake, United States – Powerfleet, Inc., a global of Internet of Things (IoT) software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that optimise the performance of mobile assets and resources to unify business operations, announced the launch of Powerfleet Unity, a new fleet intelligence platform that unites people, assets, and data together to transform the way its customers do business.

Hikvision debuts HEOP 2.0 to further strengthen its open AIoT ecosystem

Hikvision announced the release of Hikvision Embedded Open platform (HEOP) version 2.0 at its 2022 Shaping Intelligence Summit in Bali, Indonesia, which provides partners and developers with easier access to Hikvision AIoT hardware products and technologies to facilitate co-creation of value for customers. 

GridX, SEW partner to boost utility industry, deliver ‘superior’ customer experiences

GridX, the enterprise rate platform provider to modern utilities, and SEW, the provider of digital customer and workforce experience platforms to utilities, signed an agreement to integrate GridX with SEW’s Digital Customer Experience (CX) platform – Smart Customer Mobile (SCM). Combining GridX’s ability to tell customers the exact value of their clean energy decisions with SEW’s customer


Reduce building maintenance costs with AWS IoT TwinMaker Knowledge Graph

The shift from in office work to hybrid and fully remote work is causing revenue and valuation pressure on commercial building owners. As a result, building managers are exploring ways to optimise their expenses by reducing maintenance costs while still providing a tenant experience, says Nick White, senior partner solutions architect, Jameson Bass, partner solutions architect,

Effectively bringing IoT into the real estate arena

Just as with many other industries, estate agents (a.k.a. realtors, depending on which side of the Pond you’re located) have a lot to gain from using the Internet of Things (IoT). As Forbes highlights, there is a serious promise to be realised in using IoT in combination with data to help along realty, but there is a

IoT services: How telcos can lead the future

Essential telcos continue to explore new business-building initiatives as a way of tackling market commoditisation. Despite this, over the last seven years there has only been a 28% growth in total shareholder returns, says Mark Wass, strategic sales director, UK and North EMEA at CloudBlue.

Mind the transport accessibility gap: Designing accessibility-first transport systems

The pandemic has accelerated immeasurable changes using technology such that we’d never dream of going back to the way we lived before. As citizens, we’re taking advantage of the impact of digitalisation in so many industries, for instance online university courses, online passport applications and digital vaccine passports. In the travel sector, we’ve experienced the

Cellular connectivity considerations in IoT product design

The IoT is diverse, with a broad range of devices and applications each with a cellular connectivity solution to match. By weighing up a range of factors, product designers can ensure they make the best connectivity choices to fit the IoT solution. That way, they optimise the in-life operation of devices once they have been


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The IoT Adoption Boom – Everything You Need to Know

Posted on: September 28, 2022

In an age when we seem to go through technology boom after technology boom, it’s hard to imagine one sticking out. However, IoT adoption, or the Internet of Things adoption, is leading the charge to dominate the next decade’s discussion around business IT. Below, we’ll discuss the current boom, what’s driving it, where it’s going,

9 IoT applications that will change everything

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

Which IoT Platform 2021? IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide

Posted on: August 30, 2021

There are several different parts in a complete IoT solution, all of which must work together to get the result needed, write IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide – Which IoT Platform 2021? authors Robin Duke-Woolley, the CEO and Bill Ingle, a senior analyst, at Beecham Research. Figure 1 shows these parts and, although not all

CAT-M1 vs NB-IoT – examining the real differences

Posted on: June 21, 2021

As industry players look to provide the next generation of IoT connectivity, two different standards have emerged under release 13 of 3GPP – CAT-M1 and NB-IoT.

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