Digital Twins can be the intelligent edge for IoT in the manufacturing sector – Part 2

The first half of this two-part series looked at the concept of digital twins and explored how it can help manufacturers with visualisation. Now, says Sukamal Banerjee of HCL Technologies, let’s explore the second big advantage digital twins can bring,

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Digital twins can be the intelligent edge for IoT in the manufacturing sector – part 1

If your work relates to the Internet of Things (IoT), you are likely to have witnessed a surge of activity around the idea of ‘digital twins’ recently, says Sukamal Banerjee of HCL Technologies.

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Scandit raises US$30mn to bring IoT to everyday objects via computer vision and augmented reality

Scandit, an enterprise technology platform for mobile computer vision, barcode scanning, and augmented reality, has raised US$30 million (€25.71 million) in Series B funding. The funding round was led by GV, with participation from NGP Capital and existing investor Atomico, among others.

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Accenture expands touchless testing platform with AI technology from Real Time Analytics Platform

Accenture acquired an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform, further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 will host workshops to focus on IoT and AI technologies

The IoT Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) will conduct three workshops to elaborate on aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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Knack Systems to tap into AI-Powered automation with SAP S/4HANA cloud

SAP SE announced that Knack Systems, a niche SAP consulting partner driving digital transformation across industries, will adopt SAP S/4HANA Cloud and leverage its Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning capabilities to boost their business.

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Syniverse appoints Philip Celestini chief security and risk officer

Syniverse announced it has appointed respected security and threat management executive Philip Celestin as chief security and risk officer, effective July 16. Celestini brings extensive senior-level FBI expertise that will lead and grow industry awareness of

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New alliance enables high-fidelity real-time analytics and edge-based machine learning in IoT experiments

ADLINK Technology, a global provider of computing solutions, has partnered with FogHorn Systems, a developer of software for industrial and commercial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. The partners aim to bring edge intelligence to ADLINK’s groundbreaking Digital eXperiments as-a-Service (DXS) product,

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Protecting Generation Z from cyber unrest

2017 saw a 140% increase in IoT botnet infections from 2016, and those numbers are expected to increase. To anyone who regularly uses Internet-connected services, says Yossi Atias, GM IoT Security at BullGuard,

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Back to IoT basics: Automating outcomes to improve customer experience

The application of IoT is booming with new use cases arising near enough daily. But, contrary to its growth, the sector risks inertia if businesses lose sight of the key objectives digitisation was founded upon – improving day-to-day experiences.

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Aryaka helps global IoT app provider Makino to respond to customers faster and transition to the cloud

Aryaka, a global SD-WAN provider, announced that Japan’s Makino, a provider of metal-cutting and manufacturing technology, has selected its SD-WAN as-a-Service to respond to customers faster and to enable their cloud migration.

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Alibaba Cloud launches partner programme to drive digital transformation in EMEA

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of the Alibaba Group, launched the EMEA Ecosystem Partner Program, an initiative to further strengthen the collaboration between Alibaba Cloud’s customers and partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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Security professionals working together to defend against rising cyber threats in energy

The idea of cyber-attacks causing severe physical damage to power plants and oil refineries is no longer a hypothetical for the screenplays; in today’s world, it’s the subject of real news headlines.

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SD-WAN provider Aryaka within 1% of surpassing VMware for SD-WAN market leadership

Aryaka has been named the largest pure play SD-WAN provider in Q1 2018 and is now within 1% of surpassing VMware for overall leadership in terms of market share and revenues, according to the latest industry report from IHS Markit. In addition to closing the gap on VMware, Aryaka is now 6% ahead of Cisco (post-Viptela

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Are you ready for Contact Centre 2.0?

Customer sales and service is the driver for revenue growth for every organisation and the contact centre is one of the most critical elements. It is a growing and globalised industry, says John Finch, AVP Product Marketing,  RingCentral,  that by 2022 is expected to reach US$407.1 billion (€349.58 billion), according to predictions by business intelligence

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Extreme Networks introduces AI powered edge network solution to accelerate business transformation for enterprise customers

The convergence of technology, users and devices at the network edge, coupled with insatiable demand for secure, reliable connectivity, has created unprecedented complexity for enterprise IT teams that need to manage it all.

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