Innov8te smart cities incubator announces first cohort of companies driving urban transformation

The DEC Network announced the initial cohort of the six companies selected for its Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator in its flagship West End location. It is focused on supporting entrepreneurs and early-stage companies in sectors backing urban and civic transformation.

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Global installed base of connected mining solutions will reach 1.2mn units in 2023

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the total active installed base of connected mining solutions reached almost 0.6 million units in the equipment, people and environment segments in 2018.

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New Globalstar satellite IoT solution safeguarding reindeer in Nordics and beyond

Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. reports that farmers have deployed its new IoT technology solution to track and protect thousands of reindeer in the north of Finland and Sweden.

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Volvo Cars and Varjo claim world-first mixed-reality application for car development

The future of car development is here: Volvo Cars and Varjo, the Finnish maker of high-end augmented-reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed-reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies.

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India’s Tata Communications pioneers end-to-end ecosystem for enterprises on an IoT Marketplace platform

Tata Communications, a digital infrastructure provider launched its Internet of Things (IoT) Marketplace. This is claimed to be a first-of-its-kind initiative in India to strengthen and accelerate the country’s growing IoT ecosystem.

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Five ways CSPs can measure digital transformation success in plain sight

Digital Transformation has been a pervasive theme in the communications industry for the past several years but it has not yet translated into category leadership in key areas, says Ed Finegold, strategy director, Netcracker Technology.

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How can we accelerate the global take-up of smart building technology?

With the expected number of smart devices predicted to hit 20 million by 2020, smart technology is now mainstream. Over the last five years, says Oliver Iltisberger, managing director of ABB’s Building Products business line, we have seen a shift from simple functions like thermostats, doorbells and light bulbs to truly intelligent buildings that adapt

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Delivering 5G networks requires more fibre to maximise full potential, says Emtelle

For operators to maximise the full potential of 5G and capitalise on their network infrastructure, fibre should be at the heart of every Fibre-To-The-x (FTTx) and mobile network. So says Paul McCue, Emtelle’s market specialist, 5G, IoT and Smart City today.

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Smart apps that your four-legged friends will love

About 23% of UK households own at least one or more smart home devices, according to YouGov’s Smart Homes 2018 report. When people speak about Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for homes or smart home devices, says Jocelyn Brown, a freelance writer, they usually mean devices that are focused primarily on humans.

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Telefónica and Schindler join forces to provide IoT connectivity for elevators and escalators worldwide

Telefónica and Schindler have formed a global partnership for digital connectivity. Under the agreement, Telefónica will be the IoT and network connectivity partner for Schindler’s digital offering for smart elevators and escalators – Schindler Ahead.

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New IoT solution supports native RFID to increase retail store inventory accuracy and improve order picking speed

Manhattan Associates Inc. has claimed to announce the introduction of the industry’s first IoT-enabled store inventory and fulfillment solution for omnichannel fulfillment.

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The cutting-edge technologies powering the warehouse

As global taste for rapid delivery increases, so too does the pressure on those facilitating logistics internationally. Regardless of the scale of operation, says Dean Porter at Zebra Technologies, inventory management is one of the most frequently reported pain points in the warehouse and logistics industries.

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Embedded security for Internet of Things market value to exceed US$ 11.1bn by 2027

The rising number of devices which are being associated through IoT networks is considered as a vital factor propelling demand for embedded security for IoT.

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Small Cell Award 2019 winners announced

SCF (Small Cell Forum) has announced the winners of the SCF Small Cell Awards 2019, recognising outstanding achievement within, and contributions to, the global small cell industry. The awards were presented at the Small Cell World Summit in London.

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AI-driven platform expanded by Zinier to enhance automation levels in the field service industry

Zinier, a provider of intelligent field service automation, has introduced Intelligent Service Automation and Control (ISAC), an AI-driven platform enabling field service organisations to operate more efficiently.

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Digital Twins: why virtual replicas of assets create real business value

The idea is not new. The concept behind Digital Twins goes back to computer-aided design representations of things, and models to evaluate “what if” scenarios. But Artificial Intelligence, advanced data analytics and IoT add a new dimension to these models.

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