Digital transformation projects will continue to disrupt the customer experience in 2019, says Aspect Software

Over the last few years, digital transformation has been one of the biggest buzzwords in business and with organisations understanding the benefits that technologies such as AI, IoT and big-data analytics can bring, projects have been executed, bringing improved efficiencies, cost reductions and improvements to business processes.

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The right tools for monetising IoT: Don’t use a B1 bomber in a local insurrection

It’s all very well to have a flow of data from IoT-enabled sensors and devices, but if you don’t have the necessary tools to monetise the data you may as well not bother.

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SafeRide Technologies and Ixia, collaborate for next generation connected vehicles

SafeRide Technologies, the automotive cybersecurity company to offer a multi-layer deterministic and heuristic anomaly detection and threat prevention solution, has collaborated with Ixia, a Keysight Business, to test SafeRide’s vSentry vehicle cybersecurity solution using the BreakingPoint applications and network security test platform.

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Iguazio powers the intelligent edge for smart retail and IoT solutions with Google cloud

Iguazio, the serverless platform for intelligent applications, announced it is partnering with Google Cloud to enable real-time AI across the cloud and intelligent edge. Google Cloud and Iguazio’s hybrid cloud is enabling Trax, the provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail,

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Qualcomm launches US$100mn AI investment fund at its 5G & AI Summit in San Francisco

Qualcomm Incorporated has launched the Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund to invest up to an aggregate of $100 million (€87.94 million) in start-ups transforming Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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PTC buys Frustum for US$70mn adding AI and generative design skills to expand CAD Portfolio

PTC has acquired Frustum Inc., “an advanced generative design software company”, for approximately $70 million (€61.36 million). Frustum’s technology for generative design — an approach that leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) to generate

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IoT helps shippers avoid the Blame Game and changes train operators’ business model

If I say Sony, I’d bet the first subjects that come to your mind are not healthcare or logistics management. Yet these are two key areas that Sony’s Sweden-based Internet of Things (IoT) team focused on at the recent IoT Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC18) in Barcelona, as Jeremy Cowan reports.

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The need to integrate data is urgent and non-trivial, says the Father of IoT

Kevin Ashton has been an executive director and visiting engineer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he led work on the next generation of computing. Perhaps more importantly for this report, says Jeremy Cowan, he is the man who coined the term the ‘Internet of Things’.

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New AI solver platform from Fujitsu Labs enables real-time AI simulators

Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe has developed a new AI-based technology and platform, designed to convert traditional physics-based simulators into fast, highly accurate AI simulators.

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Hyundai invests in Deep Learning computer vision startup allegro.ai

Hyundai Cradle Tel Aviv, Hyundai Motor’s corporate venturing and open innovation businesses in Israel, announced its strategic investment in allegro.ai,

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The key problems facing security operations centres today and how AI will help to solve them

The security industry is facing a huge problem and one which, until recently, looked intractable. There are just not enough cyber security operatives in the world’s Security Operations Centres (SOCs)

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Machine learning-based network monitoring and troubleshooting automation launched by Bwtech

Bwtech, a provider of end-to-end performance monitoring and optimisation solutions for the mobile communication industry, announced the launch of an innovative tool, NetWarden.

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How do you make money and progress in IoT? Start by being ‘customer-aligned’

The first person I ran into at last week’s IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 in Barcelona was an old friend of IoT Now’s who shall remain nameless. He looked exhausted. I had arrived a few hours after him on the first day.

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Moxa releases IIoT edge gateway for Microsoft Azure IoT Edge to accelerate edge-to-cloud integration

Moxa Inc., a provider in industrial communication and networking, has announced the availability of its Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Edge Gateway that pre-installs 

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SixPorts integrates and shares data to enable smart city services

As the natural evolution of the smart phone in your pocket engages more with the town or city you live in, life will become more informed at a local level.

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How is AI transforming wireless networking for CSPs?

Everyone seems to have a story to tell in Artificial Intelligence (AI) these days. But is it really having an impact on wireless networks? Here, Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now talks to two execs about recent developments; Keith Cahoon, UK Business Development director of Mist, and Kevin Fenn, global head of networks at ThoughtWorks. IoT Now: AI

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