Why memory and storage are essential for the intelligent edge

The Intelligent Edge, also known as edge computing, is becoming increasingly essential for operational efficiencies and this change from a centralised model of computing is happening at speed. Shifting the intelligence from the cloud to the edge enables operational and management decisions on real-time events to be made at the local level. In fact, the

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IoT Now and Beecham Research to launch first interactive ‘IoT World Map’ for End Users

The IoT world is growing rapidly in both diversity and application. Yet, each sector has substantially different business requirements and in addition to this, they each require different business outcomes.

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White Paper: The Evolution of Global Connectivity

(Sponsored White Paper) For enterprises entering the IoT industry, global connectivity is essential. But that doesn’t make it easy. In fact, 41% of people call connectivity a top challenge when it comes to deploying IoT solutions. This white paper will look at the different methods for obtaining global connectivity and the challenges you’ll need to

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Report: Why Bluetooth and LTE M/NB-IoT are enabling wireless synergy for IoT

With volumes of connected IoT devices accelerating into the tens of billions, selecting wireless connectivity has become an increasingly complex challenge, involving sophisticated calculations to balance the needs of specific devices and use cases with coverage, throughput, cost and security demands.The moving devices of IoT need to leave enterprise campuses and transition freely across the

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The 2021 IoT Global Awards announces a VIP Judging Panel

London, UK. July 7th, 2021 – A VIP judging panel of Internet of Things experts has been announced for the 4th annual IoT Global Awards by WeKnow Media Ltd, the award organisers. This independent panel of experts from Tier 1 companies and industry bodies worldwide bring their expertise, enthusiasm, and enterprising minds to assessing a growing number of entries every year. 

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How MNOs can maximise 5G monetisation opportunities

This article first appeared inside the Tech Trends Report Mobile network operators (MNOs) are investing billions in 5G infrastructure but are they failing to maximise the monetisation opportunities by applying traditional telecoms business models to this new era, asks TechTrends managing editor George Malim?

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Reliable and secure connectivity to build the post-COVID world of transport

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. The past year of immense changes within the transportation industry has catapulted enterprises faster into the digitalisation process than they could ever have previously imagined.

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Rail transport accelerates on track to new era of automation

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Although the pandemic has meant passengers are staying home, the retail supply chain has massively increased its utilisation of rail cargo.

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IoT Now MWC CEO Guide: Why IoT must be made more user friendly

MWC2021 makes the best of a bad situation. For at least the last 15 years I have sat down to write this comment in early February, looking ahead to second guess the key themes of that year’s upcoming MWC and to decry the standard of on-site catering at Fira Gran Via. It’s now June and

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Sigfox top two see huge IoT growth, predict it will beat analyst forecasts

Sigfox’s CEO, Jeremy Prince says small can be beautiful; you don’t need to build a motorway to ride a bicycle. His company has invested €300 million in a decade rolling out a 72-country network, but in telco network terms that’s loose change. The market has matured since 2010, says Sigfox’s deputy CEO, Franck Siegel. They

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Rail begins journey back to green, safe and preferred mode of transport

This article first appeared in IoT Now’s sister magazine Transport 360. Railways are well placed to become the sustainable backbone of future mass mobility. IoT in combination with better connectivity and emerging technologies potentially has a massive role to play, writes Annie Turner.

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Podcast 14: Smart homes Matter, but will they be secure?

President Biden has signed an Executive Order on cybersecurity as the latest US step to improve IoT security by introducing cybersecurity labelling for consumer products. The Trending Tech Podcast hears from Steve Hanna of Infineon that the race to the bottom in cybersecurity is ending as governments worldwide are following new standards. Meanwhile, Gartner says

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The Matter Standard: The new revolutionary standard for smart homes

( SPONSORED FEATURE ) The smart home continues to evolve in available functions and complexity as several different connectivity protocols from numerous suppliers target a variety of products for use in smart homes. However, according to incontrol, as many as 71% of consumers acknowledge fear of their personal information being stolen while using smart home

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Podcast 13: Tech can learn a lot from the Natural World

Whether it’s starlings teaching us about high speed, resilient networks, or training IoT execs by Horsepower, Gilli Coston and Ken Figueredo show that the world of technology has much to learn from Nature. It’s also Human Nature to make fantastically bad decisions – and Trending Tech Podcast hears how technology can bail you out if you decide to

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Homogenous global cellular connectivity is key for the enterprise smart buildings market

The enterprise smart buildings market is a fast-growing opportunity with connections growing to exceed 1.6 billion by 2030. The market potential is huge, but to capitalise on this opportunity vendors will need to offer homogenous ‘platform’ style solutions globally.   The main trend in the smart buildings space is an increasing desire to integrate different kinds of smart

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Will LoRaWAN’s diverse ecosystem lead to private network success?

Much of the excitement around private networks, owned and operated by organisations on behalf of their businesses, rather than public networks provided by telecoms network operators that can be accessed by any customer, has been focused on the imminent arrival of 5G. However, even though private, standalone networks will lead the 5G charge, for many

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