The next phase of the Internet of Things, part 1

Michael Barkway from TTP looks at the current state of play for the IoT without the hype and takes a look into the future.

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Are mobile network operators ready to enable the Internet of Things?

Download our free white paper featuring a cross industry discussion on whether MNOs are ready to enable the Internet of Things- featuring input from senior level decision makers at Telefonica, Sigfox, Ericsson and Xchanging.

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The utilisation paradox

Despite the overwhelming evidence of the benefits of digital health over the traditional analog services, we have seen significant barriers to adoption that have resulted in what I refer to as the Ten Paradoxes of Digital Health. This article will address the Utilisation Paradox.

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Smart multi-function IoT gateways

An IoT device, a thing, enables short- to medium-range connectivity via an embedded RF. When needed, wide area connectivity comes via an IoT gateway that has an embedded cellular modem and these products can accommodate hundreds or even thousands of individual IoT inputs. I wanted to get that out of the way because of all

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Internet of Things industry is right to put security centre stage, says ARM

A year or two ago security in the Internet of Things was at the top of few people’s minds. Perhaps it should have been. Now IoT security is a hot topic as editor-in-chief, Jeremy Cowan found when he talked to Zach Shelby, director of the IoT Business Unit at ARM, a multinational semiconductor and software

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Hats off to Intel for using IoT for such a great cause

Growing up as a kid in the early 80s, one of my favourite actors was Michael J. Fox. It also didn’t hurt that he was a fellow Canadian who went on to become one of the bigger television stars of the era. It was quite a shock to hear that he had been diagnosed with

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Fleet Management: New market entrants may herald a shake-up

In the last post I discussed the growth in the fleet management and the wave of M&A (merger & acquisition) activity it seems to have triggered among the suppliers. But the turbulence in the fleet management market is not simply a game of musical chairs among the traditional specialists. Outsiders have also been buying into

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EMEA’s IT departments not ready for the Internet of Things or BYO Wearables, says ISACA survey

New research from Illinois-based global IT association ISACA has found that few European IT departments or workplaces are ready for the invasion of wearable technology and other connected devices.

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The paradox of digital health, part 1: Money

Despite the overwhelming evidence of the benefits of digital health over the traditional analog services, we have seen significant barriers to adoption that have resulted in what I refer to as the Ten Paradoxes of Digital Health. This article will address the Money Paradox.

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Smart energy and business transformation concerns dominate European Utility Week

This year’s European Utility Week conference and exhibition kicked off on November 4, with almost 10,000 delegates from more than 250 utilities attending. Two key themes were present wherever you looked: the introduction of ‘Smart’ energy solutions for homes, businesses, cities and nations; and the need for the entire sector to transform the ways that

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“Honey, the pot keeps calling the kettle black”

The Internet connects computers around the world and these devices have transformed over the years. From giant systems that fill an entire room, to the Internet of Things. The Internet also connects us with cyber criminals; unfortunately, you will be a target of their activities, frequently without being aware.

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Internet of Things: Turning hype into reality

There is a huge amount of hype surrounding the potential of the Internet of Things (IoT), says Sean Lorenz of LogMeIn. Connecting seemingly disparate and discrete devices for a range of business purposes – information gathering, remote controlling, improving the customer experience, etc. – has created an excitement not seen since the advent of mobile

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Fleet Management: still a long way from a mature market

At Machina Research we recently updated our outlook on the fleet management sector. Although it is often considered as one of the more mature M2M sectors, it is growing rapidly and, more importantly, evolving in many different ways.

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M2M to IoT – Your Imagination has no limit

There is a new technological revolution happening in consumer and enterprise computing. We are entering an era where previously standalone devices are becoming connected, communicating with each other, the cloud, and people. While M2M has existed for some time, this technology is expanding into a new world of IoT, where connected technologies will soon be

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The HCE tap is open, let NFC services flow

I was prepared for Mobey Forum’s third annual Mobey Day event to be a lively affair. Bringing banks together with, amongst others, GSMA, chip manufacturers and mobile payment software providers to discuss the future of near field communication (NFC) was always going to ignite debate.

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Satellite M2M and Big Data reassure ship owners facing piracy, theft and long logistics chains

We take for granted that we live in a connected world as we read tweets from the International Space Station, ponder the first driverless cars and expect WiFi in airplanes.

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