Rally drivers turn to satellite M2M for safety and tracking in the North African dunes

The Rally of Tunisia is a famous rally which originated in 1982. For decades, motorcycle, quads as well as cars – typically 400 vehicles on average – have taken to the sands every spring and sped across some of the world’s most extreme desertscapes.

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Retrofit devices in vehicles enable drivers to track, disable and retrieve their stolen cars

Worldwide over 6,800,000 vehicles were stolen within 2014, averaging over 18,600 every day. Of these vehicles, an estimated 63.3% could be linked to other areas of crime.

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Case Study: TracknStop can safely disable and retrieve your car if it is stolen

Worldwide over 6,800,000 vehicles were stolen within 2014, averaging over 18,600 every day. Of these vehicles, an estimated 63.3% could be linked to other areas of crime.

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Will our cities be smart? That depends on what it means to yours

There have been impressive efforts in smart city initiatives, but in many circles they are still perceived as merely ‘point solutions’ and raise the question of – “When will we see large-scale, multi-disciplinary implementations?”

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Predicting and optimising the network’s performance through data analytics

The public internet today is inexpensive and ubiquitous. For the most part, it’s fairly reliable, too: A customer can reliably use in-app purchasing within a game from a smartphone, and an employee has no problem establishing a VPN and logging into SharePoint from a coffee shop.

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Dangers lie ahead as M&As surge with Oberthur, Intel, HP fighting for a technology edge

London, UK. June 16, 2015:  Last year saw global TME (telecoms, media & entertainment) mergers & acquisitions (M&A) reach US$34.5 billion*, and this trend is predicted to increase in 2015. Among others, Oberthur is buying OTA clients and expertise, Intel sees IoT potential in Altera, while HP is acquiring ConteXtream to accelerate NFV adoption. But

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The Internet of Things needs a healthier data diet

It’s not nice to see our information getting spewed all over the place!

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451 Research says Wearables moving from niche consumer interest to the enterprise

New York-based 451 Research, an IT research and advisory company, has determined that cellular/mobile Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) connections will increase nearly fourfold globally from 252 million in 2014 to 908 million in 2019.

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Why has Azul Systems launched Zulu Embedded?

By Matt Schuetze, director of Product Management at Azul Systems

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Who’s driving the autonomous car – automotive or tech?

The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than just another tech buzzword. It describes how our world has become interconnected through devices and digital networks. The IoT has altered the automotive landscape, enabling data to be gathered from or disseminated to remote vehicles, boosting economies and improving road safety.

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Digital commerce has to get its payment priorities right

The ability to browse limitless shops and purchase goods and services from almost anywhere in the world has revolutionised commerce. Yet this revolution is unfinished because no matter what the choice, no matter what the shopping experience, the critical moment of entering personal and payment details can be so complex as to lead to  the

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Make your business work smarter

Eurotech will be attending the Facilities Show at London’s ExCel for the first time next week to demonstrate how the Internet of Things is set to revolutionise the Facilities and Asset management industry.

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Getting a handle on Internet of Things data

In this article, Jeff Veis, head of the Big Data Business Group at HP Software, looks at the role of big data in the Internet of Things (IoT) era.

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The role of data analytics in the Internet of Things

Who would have thought that the Internet of Things (IoT) could impact anything from artificial insemination of cows to supply chain management decisions?

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Edge, meet Centre – Centre, meet Edge

If there’s one recurring theme that runs constantly throughout history – it’s the tension between the centre and the edge. When it comes to innovation, overcentralisation often stifles innovation, while too much freedom often dances with failure. The trick is to find a happy and appropriate medium between these two extremes.

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European think tank IDATE identifies major disruptions in telecoms, internet and TV

Over the past 15 years, IDATE’s DigiWorld Yearbook has become a regular information source, analysing developments that have shaped telecoms, internet and the media, identifying global trends and giving guidance on what lies ahead.

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