GSMA announces first keynote speakers for 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in partnership with CTIA”

The GSMA announced the first confirmed speakers for the third gathering of MWC19 Los Angeles taking place October 22-24, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre. The GSMA also released additional event details including new programs, exhibitors and participating companies.

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Smart home automation revenues to exceed $57mn by 2024, driven by smart security

New data analysed by Juniper Research indicates that automation revenues will exceed US$57 million (€50 million) by 2024. This is up from $18 million (€16 million) in 2019, and is driven by smart security solutions.

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Most companies have IoT plans but aren’t sure how to achieve them, says Longview IoT study with Informa

Organisations — even those that have already implemented Internet of Things (IoT) projects — are still struggling to understand the concrete business benefits of the IoT. This is according to a new study released today by Longview IoT, a Carnegie Technologies company, and Informa Engage.

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How cloud-first SD-WAN can simplify IoT adoption

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming lives, cities and workplaces as we speak. From real-time traffic information in connected cars to apps monitoring our blood pressure from our smartphones, Martin Bosshardt, CEO of Open Systems says we’re increasingly reliant on this disruptive tech to support, manage and enhance our everyday lives.

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Finding USPs in the IoT ecosystem: Part 2

Via this series of articles, our objective is not only to chart out the IoT Value chain but also the market/economic structures and changing dynamics around them. This write-up is aimed at addressing the business decision makers who are attempting to figure out a solution strategy & USP in each component of Value chain.

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GoAigua wins the 2019 Digital Water Prize from Water Europe

With its extensive experience in the digitalisation of the water industry, GoAigua has always focused its efforts on innovation and research to boost efficiency in organisations in the sector, accompanying them in their process of digital transformation and developing new solutions to improve communication between people and processes.

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Hoopo raises US$3.5mn in seed funding from GiTV, Chartered Group and TAU Ventures to enable IoT asset-based tracking

hoopo, a company that claims to be “redefining geolocation technology” with high-accuracy low-power capabilities via the Internet of Things (IoT), has secured a $3.5 million (€3.1 million) funding round from Chartered HighTech JIHTV1 fund, TAU Ventures, and Global IoT Technology Ventures (GiTV).

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Syniverse claims industry’s first LoRaWAN neutral roaming hub to boost IoT uptake

At the LoRa Alliance’s annual members meeting in Berlin, Syniverse announced it is working with LoRa Alliance members to launch the industry’s first LoRaWAN neutral roaming platform, which will interconnect currently deployed LoRaWAN networks.

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Kerlink and Sensoterra smart farm solution targets 30% reduction in water consumption

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Sensoterra, a provider of wireless soil-moisture-sensor solutions, announced a partnership to empower farmers to make data-driven, land-management decisions and reduce their water consumption by up to 30%.

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Sophistication of SatComms infrastructure offering is a boost to defence communication system sales, says FMI study

Satellite communication represents an essential role in maintaining the combination of advanced satellite communication into existing communications and observation structures.

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Berg Insight says NB-IoT device shipments reached 53 million units in 2018

According to a new research report from IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, global shipments of NB-IoT devices reached 53 million units in 2018. Annual shipments are expected to almost triple in 2019 reaching 142 million units.

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Navigil enables independent life for memory loss patients in Helsinki

The City of Helsinki provides Navigil’s wristwatches to approximately two hundred customers who suffer from memory loss diseases such as dementia. Customers can live at home, and if they leave outside a predesignated area, they can be tracked and contacted without any delay with the built-in mobile phone of Navigil’s wristwatch.

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PTC supercharges Vuforia Augmented Reality Platform with new technology, acquisition, customers, and collaborations

From the sold-out LiveWorx 19 digital transformation event, PTC announced new initiatives to fuel its AR business and strengthen the award-winning Vuforia Augmented Reality (AR) platform.

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Tata Communications and Kerlink to offer turnkey IoT solutions

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Tata Communications Transformation Services (TCTS), a partner for communication service providers (CSPs) globally and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Communications Limited, announced a partnership to promote and deploy LoRaWAN IoT networks globally.

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AWS IoT solutions design practices

With the increase of IoT devices, one needs solution to connect, collect, store, and analyse the device data. Amazon Web Services provides various services that helps connected devices to easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices for various user scenarios.

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Digital transformation: PTC demos new products after good first year in Rockwell tie-up

The keynote address at PTC’s LiveWorx19 event in Boston, Massachusetts is always a tour de force by the company’s ebullient president & CEO, Jim Heppelmann, and today’s conference opening did not disappoint.

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