Thursday February 22nd, 2018: Finally, the news that many of you have been anxiously awaiting! The shortlist of Nominees for the IoT Global Awards 2018 have been announced and these are being assessed by our global VIP panel of independent judges.
Adelaide-based Fleet Space Technologies has scored a grant from the Dutch Government for an agricultural IoT project that, in collaboration with two Dutch companies, will monitor rainfall and optimise irrigation.
Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, announced that Ubuntu Core will be deployed across Rigado’s Edge Connectivity gateway solutions, further establishing Ubuntu Core as the premier operating system for edge computing devices.
Fleet management solutions are increasingly leveraging the functionality of real-time IIoT platforms, one example being the consolidation of logistics data generated by different telematics systems.
Alpha Micro Components announced the availability of the u-blox ZOE-M8B, a GNSS System-in-Package (SiP) that looks set to revolutionise small battery powered consumer devices, including portables and wearables. The ZOE-M8B SiP offers the best possible balance of power consumption and positional accuracy in its class.
The Department of Information Technologies of Moscow (DIT) has announced completing the implementation of a unified IoT platform for monitoring and controlling over 22,000 communal vehicles: street sweepers, snowplow and waste trucks, water carts, etc.
A new research report from Juniper Research forecasts that specialised fitness wearables integrated into clothing and ear-based ‘hearables’ will grow from an expected 4.5 million shipped in 2018 to nearly 30 million in 2022, an increase of more than 550%. By contrast, conventional activity tracker shipments will only grow by 20% in that time.
In an effort to radically improve precision for low-power Internet of Things (IoT) tracking, start-up firm hoopo announced the launch of the company and its geolocation solution for low-power wide area (LPWA) networks.
Navigant announced that the Comprehensive Applied Security Solutions, LLC (COMPASS Cyber Security) team has joined Navigant. COMPASS is a Baltimore-based firm that provides cyber risk consulting and technical security services to academic, federal government, nonprofit, and commercial clients.
The positive impact of smart city technologies on economic development could see cities locking in incremental growth of over 5% and driving more than $20 trillion (€16.21 trillion) in additional economic benefits over the coming decade. These are the findings of a new whitepaper by ABI Research