When smart cars fall ill you won’t be able to consult Dr Google

It was inevitable but connected cars are prone to diddling. In an experiment to identify connected car fraud, researchers in Germany collected data from 300,000 cars. They found that 23% of Minis and 27% of E60 BMW 5 Series had experienced some form of manipulation.

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LoRa-based IoT solution from Semtech ‘saves Costco 22% in water management’

Apana, a technology company focusing on smart water utility systems, has incorporated LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) from Semtech Corporation, a supplier of analogue and mixed-signal semiconductors and algorithms, into its smart water sensors.

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Cellular tech is key to the coming IoT wave which North America will lead, says global survey

As the hype cycle in the Internet of Things (IoT) begins to yield to more realistic expectations, a new study by the GSMA’s Mobile World Live and commissioned by mobile technology R&D firm InterDigital, highlights some important transitions in market perception.

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IoT adoption isn’t matching the pace of its growth

A new Gartner report predicts an increase in human-centric technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), 4D-printing and connected devices and self-healing systems.

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DB Cargo AG selects Eurotech to gain real-time insights on its locomotives

Eurotech, a provider of embedded technologies and Internet of Things (IoT) enablement, has been selected by DB Cargo AG, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG, to supply the on-board hardware and end-to-end software tools to enable their TechLOK project. No further financial details on this design-win have been disclosed.

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A third of manufacturers in the UK will embrace Industry 4.0 in a bid to retain competitive edge

A third of British manufacturing is expected to be automated within the next three years, according to a report investigating the rise of technology and the impact of Industry 4.0.

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Ports of Jersey selects Veovo as operational backbone to Streamline Airport and Harbour Operations

Veovo, a provider of operations, guest predictability and revenue maximisation software solutions, announced that it has formed a partnership with Ports of Jersey, and implemented the Veovo Port & Airport Management system.

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Vector acquires French electronics test firm Squoring Technologies for undisclosed sum

Vector, the German-based specialist in the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired 100% of the shares of the French tool company Squoring Technologies.

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Enterprise web and mobile app development firm, Dogfish Mobile, announces major rebrand to become Vidatec

Enterprise web and mobile app development firm, Dogfish Mobile, announced that it is relaunching as Vidatec. The comprehensive rebrand, which follows its multi-million-pound acquisition by the Dundee-based, Insights Group, in June 2017,

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Raising quality standards with the 4.0 Industrial Revolution

Technological progress has now spawned an era of digital transformation. The transformation was brought about through digitisation as analogue information was converted to digital data.

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Enhanced Ericsson Radio System aims to increase speed and adaptability of 5G rollouts

Ericsson is reported to be expanding its end-to-end 5G Platform by adding new hardware and software products to the Ericsson Radio System portfolio. The aim is to enhance the agility and speed with which communication service providers can roll out their 5G networks.

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Almost two-thirds of large enterprises planning to deploy blockchain, Juniper finds

A new Juniper Research survey has found that 65% of responding enterprises with more than 10,000 employees are considering or actively engaged in blockchain deployment. This marks a significant rise from last year, when the corresponding figure was 54%.

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iPhone eSIM is an opportunity not a threat, says European network operator

Apple’s new iPhone is to use an eSIM. The Cupertino-based company confirmed that there is an eSIM solution for the S 2018 iPhones refresh.

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Electronic test equipment market ‘to propel US$4.19bn of global growth opportunities’ by 2024, finds Frost & Sullivan

With Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) or Industry 4.0 transforming manufacturing and operations ecosystems across the aerospace & defense (A&D) industry,electronic test equipment (ETE) vendors have begun to evolve their technologies to keep pace.

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IMS Evolve joins Dell Technologies’ IoT Solutions Partner Program for accessible IoT integration across food retail

IoT specialist IMS Evolve is working in partnership with Dell Technologies, as part of the Dell Technologies IoT Solution Partner Program, to help accelerate opportunities for independent software vendors and customers within the food retail industry to leverage IoT integration.

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T-Mobile and Ericsson sign multi-year US$3.5bn 5G deal

Ericsson and T-Mobile have signed a multi-year, US$3.5 billion (€3.02 billion) contract to support T-Mobile’s US-wide 5G network deployment. Under the deal, Ericsson will provide T-Mobile with the latest 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software compliant with 3GPP standards.

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