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October 10, 2017

A Week in IoT: Not so dumb now, huh?

We take it for granted amid the growing Internet of Things that enterprises deploying IoT solutions are taking a transformational step in their business as they connect hitherto isolated devices. Companies are giving ‘voice’ to dumb assets, says Jeremy Cowan, like street lights, parking spaces, water pumps, and transport vehicles.

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October 6, 2017

Auto innovation could save thousands of lives and $35bn, but first we have to build the foundations

Everyone is talking about autonomous vehicles but to make it work the automotive industry needs to create a connected car ecosystem for over-the-air (OTA) software and data updates. A 2015 IHS Market report says OTA will save car makers worldwide more than US$35 billion by 2022 but, parking the financial incentive for a moment, OTA also enables critical vehicle-centric data to be sent and [...]

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October 5, 2017

Barcelona hosts IoT Solutions World Congress 2017

From the visit of Queen Sophia, to SingularityNet’s Chief Humanoid, to the keynote sessions about extreme IoT, digital transformation or the Next level of oil & gas, IoT Solutions World Congress (#IOTSWC) covered it all.

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October 5, 2017

Low ARPUs, fraud and client culture clashes are backdrop as TeleSign acquisition accelerates BICS transformation

Carriers and even carriers’ carriers need to stimulate growth and reduce their dependency on declining voice revenues. All of which comes as news to no-one, says Jeremy Cowan. But how they manage this transformation is critical and presents fascinating challenges.

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October 3, 2017

How should you monitor, service, update and finally decommission the army of IoT devices you deploy?

Step One is relatively easy; you agree to reap the benefits of an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployment. Step Two is harder; how do you deploy and manage a fog, cloud or hybrid compute approach? How do you support the thousands of sensors and actuators that need to be installed? And how do you plan their lifecycle? Editorial director, Jeremy Cowan asks a man who must know; Keith [...]

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October 2, 2017

IMS Evolve brings in ex-banker and E.ON exec Weber as CFO to support international expansion

Milton Keynes, UK. October 2, 2017 – IMS Evolve, specialists in Internet of Things (IoT), big data and machine management solutions, has appointed Arne Weber to the position of chief financial officer (CFO). His brief is to strengthen the company’s finance department, and support its rapid international expansion and business development.

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October 2, 2017

Industrial internet arm of General Electric extends search for best European digital industrial start-ups

Paris, France. October 2, 2017 – GE Digital, the industrial internet arm of General Electric, today launched a Digital Industrial Program for UK and European start-ups. The challenge, which is led by the company’s European Foundry in Paris, aims to drive deeper collaboration between GE and the start-up community and to encourage innovation across the industry.

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October 2, 2017

Chordant platform aims to enable smart cities to consolidate, expose and monetise their data

London, UK & Melville, NY, USA. October 2, 2017 — InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC) today announced the launch of its Smart City-focused Chordant™ business. The Chordant platform is designed to tackle the key business and data challenges in today’s smart city deployments.

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October 2, 2017

We need an effective packet core in IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is being hailed as the next big thing in the tech world. The way in which we live our day-to-day lives will change forever when all of our products and devices become ‘connected’ – that’s if we’re led to believe everything we see and hear.

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September 29, 2017

New white paper shows SMEs nine routes to meeting their innovation needs in the Internet of Things

A new report from industry analysts IoT Analytics GmbH sets out to show small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) how to find a suitable model for digitalisation. With so many options for innovation in the IoT age, says Jeremy Cowan, the authors aim to help SMEs navigate their way through the complexities of the Internet of Things.

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