The 2021 IoT Global Awards announces a VIP Judging Panel

London, UK. July 7th, 2021 – A VIP judging panel of Internet of Things experts has been announced for the 4th annual IoT Global Awards by WeKnow Media Ltd, the award organisers. This independent panel of experts from Tier 1 companies and industry bodies worldwide bring their expertise, enthusiasm, and enterprising minds to assessing a growing number of entries every year. 

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IoT must be made easy and user friendly – without a master’s degree in IT

IoT innovations are often hindered by needless complexity, convoluted processes and lack of standardisation that increases the development burden. However, it doesn’t have to be like this and organisations from across the IoT industry are starting to collaborate to develop standards to streamline and simplify on-boarding and device configuration.

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3 ways to optimise service dispatches in the era of the connected worker

Modern service teams are winning customer trust and increasing service profitability by optimising every aspect of the service dispatch—from how they communicate with connected products to how they train technicians and scale expertise. Innovations in augmented reality (AR) and remote monitoring through the Internet of Things (IoT) provide technicians with actionable information that can help

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Why memory and storage are essential for the intelligent edge

The Intelligent Edge, also known as edge computing, is becoming increasingly essential for operational efficiencies and this change from a centralised model of computing is happening at speed. Shifting the intelligence from the cloud to the edge enables operational and management decisions on real-time events to be made at the local level. According to IDC,

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How to Get IoT Connectivity Right

Technological advances are creating a new wave of connected products that previously operated in isolation. This enables companies to control large numbers of products remotely, improving operational efficiency in the field. It allows them to constantly gather streaming information from sensors, creating opportunities for new services and reducing the cost of existing ones. The Key

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IoT Now and Beecham Research to launch first interactive ‘IoT World Map’ for End Users

The IoT world is growing rapidly in both diversity and application. Yet, each sector has substantially different business requirements and in addition to this, they each require different business outcomes.

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White Paper: The Evolution of Global Connectivity

(Sponsored White Paper) For enterprises entering the IoT industry, global connectivity is essential. But that doesn’t make it easy. In fact, 41% of people call connectivity a top challenge when it comes to deploying IoT solutions. This white paper will look at the different methods for obtaining global connectivity and the challenges you’ll need to

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Report: Why Bluetooth and LTE M/NB-IoT are enabling wireless synergy for IoT

With volumes of connected IoT devices accelerating into the tens of billions, selecting wireless connectivity has become an increasingly complex challenge, involving sophisticated calculations to balance the needs of specific devices and use cases with coverage, throughput, cost and security demands.The moving devices of IoT need to leave enterprise campuses and transition freely across the

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How MNOs can maximise 5G monetisation opportunities

This article first appeared inside the Tech Trends Report Mobile network operators (MNOs) are investing billions in 5G infrastructure but are they failing to maximise the monetisation opportunities by applying traditional telecoms business models to this new era, asks TechTrends managing editor George Malim?

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Reliable and secure connectivity to build the post-COVID world of transport

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. The past year of immense changes within the transportation industry has catapulted enterprises faster into the digitalisation process than they could ever have previously imagined.

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Rail transport accelerates on track to new era of automation

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Although the pandemic has meant passengers are staying home, the retail supply chain has massively increased its utilisation of rail cargo.

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How can LoRaWAN help developers overcome the barrier to IoT?

In this brand-new Quickfire Interview, editorial director, Jeremy Cowan chats to Alistair Fulton, the Vice President and General Manager, Wireless and Sensing Products Group at Semtech about their LoRa Device-to-Cloud platform, why connectivity is more critical than ever and how their collaboration with AWS will offer customers a competitive advantage.

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IoT Now MWC CEO Guide: Why IoT must be made more user friendly

MWC2021 makes the best of a bad situation. For at least the last 15 years I have sat down to write this comment in early February, looking ahead to second guess the key themes of that year’s upcoming MWC and to decry the standard of on-site catering at Fira Gran Via. It’s now June and

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Sigfox top two see huge IoT growth, predict it will beat analyst forecasts

Sigfox’s CEO, Jeremy Prince says small can be beautiful; you don’t need to build a motorway to ride a bicycle. His company has invested €300 million in a decade rolling out a 72-country network, but in telco network terms that’s loose change. The market has matured since 2010, says Sigfox’s deputy CEO, Franck Siegel. They

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Rail begins journey back to green, safe and preferred mode of transport

This article first appeared in IoT Now’s sister magazine Transport 360. Railways are well placed to become the sustainable backbone of future mass mobility. IoT in combination with better connectivity and emerging technologies potentially has a massive role to play, writes Annie Turner.

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Rail operators see clear signals for smart railway adoption

This report first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Rail transport is an industry of two halves, covering transportation of passengers and transportation of cargo. Although the infrastructure used for each is broadly common, different business models, technologies and systems are utilised.

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