Spike in use of cloud-based security to protect corporate data

A new survey of UK security practitioners by Exabeam shows a marked increase in the adoption of cloud-based security tools compared to an earlier study carried out in March prior to the COVID-19 lockdown. The latest data shows 88% of recent respondents said the accelerated move to the cloud was driven by the need to

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Telcos must be cautiously aggressive to ‘Roar out of Recession’

As we approach four months since essentially the entire world went on lockdown, telcos have gone through a very mixed experience.

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BICS and Avnet Silica combine huge cellular connectivity with hardware expertise

BICS, an international communications enabler, has joined forces with technology solutions provider, Avnet Silica, to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), devices and applications.

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 2

2. Continuity Continuity is about ensuring and extending the battery life of the device. Battery life is one of the most important considerations for IoT devices. Long battery life is a huge competitive advantage in consumer IoT devices. For industrial IoT devices, a battery life of five or ten years is the common expectation. For

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Education, eldercare and COVID prevention to benefit from open platform robot

Lantronix Inc., a global provider of intelligent edge and secure data management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has teamed with Misty Robotics, to create Misty II.

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 1

IoT deployment is happening rapidly. According to IoT Analytics, the number of connected devices in 2019 is expected to surpass initial forecasts by 14% to reach 9.5 billion. The three main drivers are explosive growth of consumer devices, much stronger than expected cellular IoT/M2M connections, and strong device connectivity growth in China due to government

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5G importance declines, security climbs as execs react to COVID-19

There are three broad stages to recovery from the kind of crisis we are experiencing now: survival, adaptation and recovery.

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Broadband Forum unveils self-certification program to boost connected homes

Broadband Forum has launched its User Services Platform (USP) Agent Certification Program. It aims to provide assurance and confidence for service providers and consumer electronics companies looking to generate new revenues from Internet of Things (IoT) services, cloud-based business models, and Wi-Fi and security management.

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ThinkIoT solutions aim to simplify preparation for workers’ return

Lenovo has launched new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions called ThinkIoT Back to Work, for businesses returning to work after the coronavirus pandemic.

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Connecterra wins record funding as COVID shows food supply weakness

Breed Reply, a European investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has increased its investment in Dutch agritech company, Connecterra. As part of its Series B funding round, Connecterra has secured €7.8 million from existing investors, Breed Reply and Sistema, alongside new investors including AgTech specialists ADM Capital, French food safety enterprise Kersia Group

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Verizon partners with Digital Catapult to create 5G immersive accelerator

Verizon has joined forces with Digital Catapult, the UK-based advanced digital technology innovation centre, to launch an immersive accelerator programme to develop innovative 5G solutions for enterprises.

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Eurotech announces software qualification of Everyware Software Framework with AWS IoT Core

Eurotech – a company that designs, develops, and deploys hardware, software, services and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) – is extending its commitment as a Select Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network and announced the software qualification of the Eurotech Everyware Software Framework (ESF) with AWS IoT Core. Eurotech’s ESF allows

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National energy company HEP-Plin digitises gas meters in Croatia

HEP-Plin, part of the HEP Group, the national energy company in Croatia, is deploying Byte Lab retrofit smart devices powered by the Sigfox 0G network to digitise their gas meters. The deployment will be finalised by end of the year and marks one of the deployments of smart utilities solutions to date in Croatia.

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CoreKinect and Benchmark partner to provide scalable, secure, purpose-built IoT hardware

Benchmark Electronics, Inc, a global provider of engineering, design, and manufacturing services, and CoreKinect, a specialist in scalable hardware design, have partnered to enable customers across the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape to design, engineer, and manufacture products in the USA.

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Nawa ultracapacitor integration aims to cut IoT device costs, boost efficiency

NAWA Technologies’ new ultracapacitors will, says the company, revolutionise the growing global market for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, offering huge benefits in operational lifetime, cost, efficiency, safety and environmental impact. 

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Digital transformation and UN sustainability goals linked in new whitepaper by IIC and IoT Alliance Australia

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and IoT Alliance Australia (IoTAA), have jointly published the How Digital Transformation and IoT Can Contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals White Paper.

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