New AR deal to help steel industry protect vital skills and move towards net zero

The power of Augmented Reality (AR) is set to be used to optimise processes in the steel and metals industry and retain crucial skills that could be lost forever as an ageing workforce retires.

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IoT takes a village: The era of the ecosystem

I often talk about the “new product mindset” the importance of developing products and services with the cumulative lifetime value they will generate in mind, compared to just the immediate value delivered on launch day.

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Why 5G matters in a world of IoT, VR, AR, AI and Edge

When 4G launched, it offered some significant performance improvements over 3G. But with 5G, says Guy Matthews, editor of NetReporter, something far more profound is going on. The doors of possibility have been blown off their hinges. So what lies beyond?

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Fujitsu America’s smart factory framework powered by PTC’s ThingWorx and Vuforia

PTC has expanded its existing customer relationship with Fujitsu America, Inc. to promote adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) and augmented reality (AR) technologies.

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Blueprint for convergence issued by Wireless Broadband Alliance showing critical role of Wi-Fi 6

Convergence between Wi-Fi and 5G access technologies is critical for enabling new breed of services, applications and experiences such as Industry 4.0, augmented & virtual reality (AR/VR), connected cities and Edge computing. This is according to the latest report from the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), developed with input from mobile carriers, Wi-Fi providers, telecom manufacturers, and its own 5G

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Augmented and virtual reality tools can really benefit from training

What is reality? Some doctors say if you perceive it to be real your body will fill in the blanks to make it a reality. By now we have all seen this, says Joseph Zulick, a writer and manager at MRO Electric and Supply.

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D-Link ushers digital home transformation from new Wi-Fi 6 devices

D-Link introduces three new Wi-Fi 6 solutions that meet the changing demands of today’s device-dense homes, including the industry’s first Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 Adapter.

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Samsung and IBM plan to help businesses embrace Industry 4.0 with 5G and edge

Samsung Electronics announced a new plan to collaborate with IBM to develop edge computing, 5G, and hybrid cloud solutions to help businesses across all industries modernise their operations and realise the promise of Industry 4.0. Samsung and IBM intend to work together to provide enterprises with new solutions for mobile edge computing and end-to-end private

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Rockwell Automation to show flexible, smart manufacturing at SPS Connect

Thousands of delegates are expected to join Rockwell Automation and other large industrial organisations at SPS Connect to see the latest in industrial automation technology virtually.

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VR means business: How organisations can harness the power of virtual reality

Evidence is building that virtual reality (VR) has the potential to supercharge corporate training, says Justin Parry, co-founder and COO of Immerse.

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‘Ultra-compact’ Open-Q 865XR system-on-module launched by Lantronix for multiple IoT solutions

Lantronix Inc., a global provider of Software as a Service (SaaS), engineering services and hardware for Edge Computing, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), has announced its new Open-Q™ 865XR System on Module (SOM) solution for IoT applications.

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AR & VR revenue growth to be driven by increasing demand in gaming

Some of the key players in the global augmented reality and virtual reality (AR & VR) market include names such as Microsoft Corporation, Google Inc., Apple Inc., and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. among others.

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Telehealth software aims to bridge gap between physicians and patients

A recent market research study predicts that the global telehealth software market will surge at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% between the forecast years of 2020 and 2030. Use of information and communication technologies in support of healthcare delivery is poised to become indispensable, says Dhaval Kate, research manager Electronics, Semiconductors, and ICT at Future Market

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COVID-19 places Augmented Reality at the heart of the ‘new working normal’

COVID-19 will accelerate the business world’s move to Augmented Reality (AR) and other IoT solutions, as companies across the UK look to adapt to a ‘new working normal’.

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OPPO launches cellular patents to the IoT industry through Avanci

OPPO announced that it would license its worldwide 3G and 4G standard-essential patents to the IoT and automotive markets through leading patent licensing platform Avanci. The company that has been at the forefront of innovation in the smartphone market is diversifying its portfolio to include frontier technologies such as IoT, 5G and Augmented reality (AR), to provide

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Consumers intrigued by 5G but need more than speed, says MATRIXX research

According to new research, the benefits of 5G are not widely understood by consumers and communication service providers (CSPs) will need to solve existing pain-points and entice customers with new experiences to stimulate upgrades to 5G. So says MATRIXX Software, a company specialising in transforming global commerce, which released the results of a consumer and operator

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