Rays of sun are brightening the tech sector’s gloom

A WEEK IN IoT – The news hasn’t improved much lately, and it’s tough to digest a diet of disaster in the media, says Jeremy Cowan. We have to hold our hands up here for sharing tough news in www.TheEE.io , www.IoT-Now.com , and www.VanillaPlus.com ). So, don’t think I’m in denial when I try to lift the spirits a little

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Saving us from demented smart things

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of IoT security regulations From smart cars to smart factories, the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming every aspect of modern life. Deployment of smart, connected devices delivers many benefits, says Steve Hanna, senior principal, Infineon Technologies, but also brings a very real threat of cyberattacks that can harm

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The value of training devices at the network edge with AI

Internet of Things (IoT) vendors often tout the plug-and-play nature of their devices: Just connect it to the network and it starts reporting back the required data, says Yasser Khan, CEO of One Tech, Inc.

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IoT aids healthcare: 8 Examples from around the world

Demand for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in healthcare is rising as healthcare systems around the world race to adopt the latest remote monitoring tools, devices and technologies that enable more efficient disease tracking, early diagnosis and treatment.

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Stay connected in a crisis: How emerging tech and data can cut a pandemic’s impact

The world is facing a once in a generation crisis, its scale matched only by the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 to 1920. Citizens face huge restrictions on the way they live their lives, cut off from loved ones and their livelihoods threatened.

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The real cost of ransomware: Protect yourself from cyberattack fallout

Ransomware remains the most common malware threat to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In the first half of last year alone, 61% of managed service providers (MSPs) reported attacks against their clients, sometimes multiple attacks in a single day.

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Contact tracing in industry: Why we need ultra-precise Wi-Fi-based local positioning systems

As we consider re-opening broader segments of society in the wake of COVID-19, it is imperative that we implement comprehensive “Test and Trace” schemes, especially for industrial and commercial spaces, says Vikram Pavate, CEO of Locix Inc. While various testing methods are being scaled successfully, the current contact tracing process is manual, tedious and inefficient.

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Varlan appointed MD of GIGAEurope representing European Gigabit comms networks

Irina Varlan has been appointed as managing director of  GIGAEurope. This is the new industry organisation that brings together private operators who build, operate and invest in the gigabit communications networks that enable Europe’s digital connectivity.

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Automated stem-water measuring system rollout backed by €1.5mn EC grant

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Saturas Ltd., the developer of a stem-water measurement system for efficient farming, report that Kerlink will provide Saturas with LoRa-based hardware and software as it launches its technology commercially.

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Smart horticulture solution has sensor nodes, IoT gateway, cloud access and mobile applications

Arrow Electronics has introduced a smart horticulture solution. It is based on an evaluation kit said to contain all the hardware and software needed to evaluate and implement a complete indoor horticulture solution.

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Critical asset management solution based on Sony platform launched by KORE and Integron

Independent global Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, KORE, has launched a new managed services solution for critical asset management (CAM). This utilises the Visilion asset tracking platform from Sony Network Communications Europe.

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Arm enables global IoT proliferation through Pelion IoT platform ecosystem expansion

According to the 2020 Economist IoT Business Index study, nearly one-third of external IoT projects remain in the early implementation phase. While this is a vast improvement compared to previous years (only 14% in 2017), there is still much work to be done.

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Haltian closes US$9.8mn funding round to accelerate its growing IoT business

New investment worth €9 million in Oulu, Finland’s IoT and product development company, Haltian is designed to help accelerate the company’s growing Internet of Things (IoT) business, enabling it to upscale and supporting development in international markets.

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IoT agency SharpEnd wins investment from Guala Closures to scale connected packaging

SharpEnd has signed a strategic partnership for an undisclosed sum with Guala Closures Group, a manufacturer of closures for spirits and wine, and a specialist in connected bottle caps.

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Four steps to hiring the best CISO in an IoT world

Of all the new technology processes shaping the next wave of digital transformation, perhaps none is more prominent than the Internet of Things (IoT). As Phil Celestini, senior vice president and chief security and risk officer at Syniverse reports, this technology is spawning a new ecosystem of interconnected networks and data transactions that is rapidly expanding and redefining

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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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