5 things to keep in mind when designing for IoT

“It’s the beginning of machines taking over the world.”  The IoT (Internet of Things) is an exciting set of new technologies designed to connect various devices and networks in a wide range of applications. The IoT landscape is changing rapidly. More devices are being connected to the internet every day.

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Powering up the future: Wireless power industry outlook in 2022

The concept may still sound futuristic to some, but wireless power is already changing the world today, with endless applications powering consumer and industrial devices and the wireless power industry poised to grow exponentially. It’s going to have a significant impact on virtually every sector as wireless power finally allows the IoT to live up

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A good connection is not just for Christmas

Peak season trading this year is set to be more difficult than ever for retailers. Unprecedented supply chain disruption is threatening to decimate stock levels. Post-COVID customer behaviour is unpredictable with some customers relying ever more heavily on ecommerce; others heading to the high street to get ahead on Christmas buying in response to fears

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Three obstacles to overcome before smart cities become a reality

Smart cities used to be a vision of the future, thought of as a time when connectivity will be omnipresent in all aspects of everyday, metropolitan life. Some still view this as the enabler for a truly smart city, says Peter Clapton, CEO, Vysiion.

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The challenges of securing the IoT supply chain

IoT brings opportunities across the whole technology stack, making it an extremely high growth market. In Europe, IoT spending is expected to increase to $202 billion (€179.97 billion) in 2021 with spending projected to grow at 26.7% every year thereafter, especially with the arrival of 5G,

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Why the future of mobile technology is wireless power

In an era where reliable internet is practically ubiquitous in every facet of our daily lives, we seem to forget that in the 1990s if you needed the internet, you had to utilise highly specialised hardware to plug your device into ports capable of accessing a dial-up connection, the now-infamous click and buzz of which

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How the IoT enables more effective air quality monitoring

Many cities on the U.S.’s West Coast recently endured the worst air quality in the world due to ongoing forest fires. In addition to the suffering from damage wreaked on homes and infrastructure, exposure to toxic particles produced by the fires can cause long term health problems for residents in the affected regions, especially in urban

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Securing IoT for better lives: The decade that matters most

One year on from setting Kigen’s new mission, Vincent Korstanje, the company’s CEO, reflects on the potential of secure IoT for positive impact to people and planet. There isn’t a moment to lose simple decisions today for anyone investing in the Internet of Things (IoT) will help shape a future we can trust.

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Re-defining the virtual world through the metaverse

In a world where everything is moving further and further into digital, the metaverse is part of a wider transformation of our digital lives. It is a pure online world where people can choose to retreat to game, work and communicate. It is considered bymany as the latest evolution of interpersonal communications. In another way,

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Unleashing the potential of IoT with cloud computing

The Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting how we operate our homes and businesses. Since it first emerged as a concept 20 years ago, IoT has become an established feature of our daily lives. From Fitbits to the Amazon Echo and Google Home, today’s consumers are using connected smart devices and wearables to track daily

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Who is set to benefit from eSIM technology?

The SIM card is a technology that most of us are familiar with, present in mobile phones since the early nineties. A SIM card is a piece of hardware which contains data that authenticates us with our mobile operator, enabling us to connect to a network and receive a mobile connection.

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IIoT technology: The holiday miracle for the supply chain crisis

Shelves sit empty, customers rush into stores to panic-buy and order fulfilment slows to a halt while these scenarios may seem familiar from the early stages of the pandemic, businesses face a similar supply chain crisis now.

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It’s time for opt-in software-based government, or Nationality as a Service

The government functions to serve and represent its citizens, but around the world, citizens experience substandard public services with minimum transparency.  But governments often fail to support individuals and communities efficiently. The services they provide in many parts, from education to health, are broken.

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Data centre industry: latest developments and challenges operators are facing this year

The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on the data centre business. Overnight, we saw a large increase in demand for web-enabled and digital services as people around the world sought refuge in their own homes. Furthermore, organisations that had not previously advocated for digital transformation and cloud adoption found themselves reconsidering their

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Low-power flagship for artificial intelligence

SMARC based platforms based on the NXP i.MX 8M Plus processors are an ideal fit for embedded AI applications. Equipped with an extensive ecosystem with application-ready 3.5-inch carrier board, Basler cameras, and AI software stack, fast proof of concept is possible says Martin Danzer Loncaric is director of product management at congatec AG.

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Why is 5G a boon for enterprises exploring IoT development?

There’s an interesting analogy to understand IoT, the devices are the neurons all connecting to the giant brain called the internet. Every small device in this network is holding an important set of data. Now, the performance of this neural-like network will directly depend upon the efficiency of data transmission. 

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