Biometrics reader makes it easier for users to prove identity when conducting financial or other commercial transactions

HID Global®, a worldwide provider of secure identity solutions, announced that it has integrated the company’s Lumidigm® biometrics technology with its widely deployed OMNIKEY® contactless smart card readers to simplify identity validation for citizen ID and many financial, healthcare and other commercial applications.  

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MultiTech and Solair join forces to simplify IoT for developers and users alike

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, and Solair, a provider of software tools to connect physical assets to the digital world, announced a collaboration designed to showcase the benefits of the Internet of Things to companies of all sizes.

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Berg Insight: Shipments of connected digital signs will reach 17.2 million in 2019

According to a new research report from Berg Insight, global shipments of connected digital signage displays grew by 21.7 percent to 7.3 million units in 2014. Market growth is driven by greater demand for digital signage solutions in all market verticals, technological advancements and a continued decline in prices. Shipments to the EU28+2 countries totalled

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The installed base of wireless M2M devices in the oil & gas industry to reach 1.25 million by 2019

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of devices featuring cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil & gas applications worldwide was 0.5 million at the end of 2014. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.1 percent, this number is expected to reach 1.25 million

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Smart Cities need Intelligent Platforms to thrive, says new report from Beecham Research

Smart city projects focused on solving specific problems such as traffic, parking and pollution will be replaced by a more holistic approach that looks at the city as a system-of-systems, based around the Internet of Things (IoT), says a new report from Beecham Research.

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CW chooses IET’s Flagship Savoy Place London venue as location for 2016 Future of Wireless International Conference

The 7th CW Future of Wireless International Conference will take place next year at the IET London: Savoy Place, following its £30 million refurbishment.  The event will run on June 21 and 22, 2016 to coincide with London Tech Week 2016.

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Sensewhere secures a strategic investment from Tencent

sensewhere Ltd., a provider of indoor location solutions, announced that Tencent Holdings Limited (“Tencent”, SEHK 00700), a provider of Internet services in China, has completed a strategic investment in the company. Tencent has also secured a license to use sensewhere indoor positioning software as part of its Tencent Map Location SDK that is available to

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Concirrus announces £3m Series ‘A’ funding

Imperial Innovations Group plc invests into Internet of Things leader Concirrus, the London based company that provides a software platform for companies to harness the power of the Internet of Things, today announces a £3m Series-A investment round with Imperial Innovations Group plc.

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Connected wearable device aims to help medics save lives in disaster zones and on the battlefield

Innovative technology and design consultancy Cambridge Design Partnership has developed the world’s first wearable device designed to measure and monitor the vital signs of multiple trauma patients for emergency response in disasters and battlefield situations.

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‘Out-of-the-box’ app aims to let Toshiba customers tap into their Insteon-enabled home anywhere

Insteon®, creators of home automation and control technology, have announced that the Insteon universal app will be included on new Toshiba laptops shipping at the end of August.

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Americans and Europeans agree security is key in a new smart home survey

In what is said to be the first published survey to create a picture of the new IoT marketplace, Essence, a provider of IoT, cloud-based connected-living solutions, recently asked consumers in the United States and Europe to share their priorities for IoT-based smart home management solutions. Security came out as the most looked-for application.

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Building on success of mHealth Summit, HIMSS introduces Connected Health Event

Connected and mobile health technologies are now vital tools in care delivery and patient engagement. Recognizing this alignment, HIMSS has launched the Connected Health Conference, which includes the industry-leading mHealth Summit and two new events focused on cyber security and population health management – both vital areas of connected care.

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White Paper examines 40 case studies of Enterprise Wearable trials and deployments

Enterprise applications for wearable technology are just beginning to scratch the surface in terms of applicability and use cases, according to a new white paper published by market intelligence firm Tractica. Organisations that are taking innovative approaches to utilising wearables in their operations range from large hospitals to small clinics and from Fortune 500 companies

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Maxim Integrated joins the Renesas R-Car Consortium

Maxim Integrated Products , Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) has joined the R-Car Consortium, a partner program advocated by Renesas Electronics Corporation. By participating in the R-Car Consortium, Maxim aims to underline its commitment to the fast-evolving automotive market.

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New edition of ITS in Public Transport report launched by Berg Insight

Berg Insight has published a new market report, ITS in Public Transport – 4th Edition, analysing the latest developments on the intelligent transportation systems (ITS) market for public transport in Europe. The 220-page study includes 5-year industry forecasts, commentary and real-life case studies on which to base business decisions.

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Intel and Wipro join IMC trade group to expand markets for IoT

Intel, and Wipro Ltd, a global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, are both joining the International M2M Council. The IMC is a global trade association for the Internet of Things (or machine-to-machine — M2M — communications).

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