Examples of IoT being used to improve logistics and supply chain link back to the origins of the term ‘internet of things’. Working for Proctor and Gamble, Kevin Ashton coined the phrase when trying to gain a better understanding of demand for lipstick by connecting supermarket shelves back to the supply chain. Tom Rebbeck of Analysys Mason reports.
When Worldsensing, a Barcelona-based Internet of Things (IoT) and operational intelligence technology provider, needed to create an edge-based, connected computing infrastructure to support tunnel construction for the Grand Paris Metro construction project, it turned to Kerlink to provide its low power wide area network system
As I sit writing this article with a fabulous glass of viognier I can taste the irony, we are all intellectually aware that the world needs to produce much more food and wine, of course, writes Tracy Hopkins the chief marketing officer of Everynet. Emissions modelling suggests that agriculture-related emissions alone will take up almost 100% of the world’s carbon budget by 2050. Meat and [...]
There’s a lot of excitement and interest surrounding Industry 4.0 and the potential it has to improve profitability and productivity. However, even though it’s early days for the concept Industry 4.0 is already making contributions to the booming automation technology sector, writes Eberhard Klotz, the head of the Industry 4.0 campaign at Festo.
More than 84% of world trade is mobilised by maritime transport. The integration of land transport with ports has become essential and has had an impact in the complexity of logistics connections. The dynamic nature and importance of maritime transport have repercussions on the environment in the form of noise and air pollution or traffic congestion, among others.
With the explosion of e-commerce, demand for warehouse space has soared and the boom shows no sign of slowing down. In 2016, logistics take-up hit record levels with 29.3 million sq ft. of space acquired and a record £2.7 billion (€3.09 billion) invested into single-asset logistics units, according to CBRE.
Remote SIM provisioning is a vital enabler for machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology, providing a simplified, secure and seamless mobile connection for all types of connected machines and devices. The benefits are multi-dimensional and touch every aspect of the product lifecycle, from manufacturing all the way through to user experience.
The quality of irrigation water, as well as the correct management of water resources, is essential for the productivity and efficiency of the crops. Controlling and analysing water before irrigating is crucial and its quality may vary significantly depending on the time of the year. So frequent measurements are recommended.
Having recently rolled out embedded universal integrated circuit card (eUICC) tariffs in Europe and the Caribbean, with plans to launch more soon, Stream Technologies is at the forefront when it comes to delivering on the value that this technology promises to deliver. Stream’s eUICC-enabled SIMs operate throughout multiple countries and multiple regions, support multiple subscriptions and [...]
As part of an ongoing commitment to accelerate the growth and adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technology, Stream Technologies has deployed an array of incubator LoRa networks throughout the UK. With incubator networks deployed in Glasgow, Liverpool and London, Stream is providing an entryway into LoRa technology and encouraging collaboration between industry experts, academics and [...]
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