Plant sensors: The most desired smart garden technology

In the northern Hemisphere, the summer is nearly upon us. With that comes the perfect incentive to clean the garden and facilitate a more pleasurable outdoor environment for those all-important summer BBQ’s and gatherings.

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Mobile service providers prepare to strengthen security ahead of 5G deployments in IoT, says survey

According to a new global survey fielded by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, in partnership with A10 Networks, mobile service providers anticipate significant new revenue opportunities from the coming deployment of high-speed 5G networks and a host of new IoT-driven use cases.

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Bring your serial devices to the Cloud more easily

Moxa has launched new cloud connectivity features in its NPort IA(W)5000A-I/O Series serial device servers and MGate 5105-MB-EIP Series protocol gateways.

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Shipments of connected wearables will reach 239mn in 2023

M2M and IoT market research provider, Berg Insight, has released new findings about the connected wearables market. Shipments of connected wearables reached 116.8 million worldwide in 2018.

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When IoT meets 5G: The data integration challenge

Businesses are already exploiting real-time information from the Internet of Things (IoT). As 5G comes on stream, says Patrick Callaghan, enterprise architect, strategic business advisor, DataStax, the volume of data from billions of IoT devices will explode. Those building an architecture fit to integrate the data – flexibly and at speed – will gain a

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Digital Technology Awards showcase Scotland’s flourishing tech sector

Scotland’s growing tech sector was exemplified by the quality and range of winners celebrated at the ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards last night.

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The IoT opportunity: Your network is a competitive advantage

Recently an ‘IoT Breakfast’ brought together CIOs and CEOs to ask the question: How can businesses thrive as the Internet of Things (IoT) changes the landscape? The message was clear: IoT is upon us and failing to prepare means you should prepare to fail.

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Sectigo acquires Icon Labs, claiming industry-first end-to-end IoT security platform

Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA), which is said to be the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authority (CA) and a specialist in web security solutions, has acquired Icon Labs. Icon Labs is a provider of cross-platform security solutions for embedded original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers.

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Digital Transformation World predictions: 5G moves from hype to reality

Digital Transformation World is upon us, and as the telecoms industry meets in Nice, John English, director of Marketing, Service Provider Solutions, Netscout, shares his thoughts on some of the biggest trends expected to emerge from the show.

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Plextek launches new innovation business unit – Ignite Exponential

UK-based engineering and design consultancy, Plextek is launching a new innovation business unit called Ignite Exponential, to help established companies compete with agile and fast moving start-ups that are driving new disruptive technologies.

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Blockchain billing pilot project with Orange Group and MTS proves a success, say Syniverse and IBM

Syniverse and IBM have joined forces with the goal of advancing mobile roaming solutions with a pilot program that uses open-source blockchain technology. The solution is designed to instantly validate new wholesale billing and charging processes for clearing and settlement services.

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IoT will only help you improve your client experience if you do these 4 things

By 2020, there will be around 10 billion IoT connected devices, a figure forecast to rise to 22 billion by 2025. Many of us already benefit from these devices in our everyday lives, says Manish Choudhary, senior vice president, Global SMB Products & Strategy and chairman India, Pitney Bowes Inc.: smart thermostats we manage remotely,

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The security challenges of next-generation communications networks

As the global IT ecosystem changes dramatically in the near future, due in large part to the spread of 5G networks and IPv6, there will exist tremendous opportunities for operators as well as their customers.

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Wearable Artificial Intelligence market to exceed 30% growth by 2025, hitting US$180bn

According to a new research report by the market research and strategy consulting firm, Global Market Insights, Inc, the Wearable Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market will reach US$180 billion (€160 billion) by 2025.

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The 21st century systems integrator

It is no secret that manufacturing is suffering from a shortage of skilled workers. Over the next 10 years, demand will create the need for 4.6 million jobs — over half of which risk going unfilled. To handle manufacturing’s digital transformation, the shortfall in qualified workers needs to be addressed.

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The real Internet of Things?

Much has been said about Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The term is cited in many papers and conferences as one of the revolutionary resources of the industry today, but is this technology really so recent, asks Ivano Jose Cunha, director of Research and Development at Brazil’s Link Electronics?

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