ADTRAN enables IoT market to scale for network operators

ADTRAN, Inc, a provider of innovative business and residential connectivity solutions, announced at its 2020 Virtual CONNECT Press & Analyst Event that it is leveraging its expertise in carrier-grade broadband access network reliability to address specific Internet of Things (IoT) scale challenges.

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Automation and IoT: A match made in heaven for healthcare logistics and security

Clem Robertson, a tech veteran and founder of R4DAR Technologies, a specialist in the autonomy landscape, explains how automation can play a key role in healthcare in the wake of COVID-19, so long as the fidelity and integrity of the captured data can be guaranteed.

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COVID-19: What healthcare IoT cyber security learned from the first wave

Healthcare organisations, like hospitals and medical research institutions, have been hit hard by the COVID pandemic and cyber criminals have, unfortunately, taken advantage of the situation. Cynerio CEO, Leon Lerman reports that attacks have risen by 300% since the pandemic started.

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 1

IoT deployment is happening rapidly. According to IoT Analytics, the number of connected devices in 2019 is expected to surpass initial forecasts by 14% to reach 9.5 billion. The three main drivers are explosive growth of consumer devices, much stronger than expected cellular IoT/M2M connections, and strong device connectivity growth in China due to government

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ThinkIoT solutions aim to simplify preparation for workers’ return

Lenovo has launched new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions called ThinkIoT Back to Work, for businesses returning to work after the coronavirus pandemic.

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Nawa ultracapacitor integration aims to cut IoT device costs, boost efficiency

NAWA Technologies’ new ultracapacitors will, says the company, revolutionise the growing global market for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, offering huge benefits in operational lifetime, cost, efficiency, safety and environmental impact. 

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Public safety LTE/5G-ready network infrastructure a $2 Billion opportunity, says SNS Telecom & IT

SNS Telecom & IT‘s latest research report indicates that annual investments in public safety LTE/5G-ready infrastructure – for dedicated, hybrid commercial-private and secure MVNO networks – will reach $2 Billion by the end of 2020. With the standardization of MCX (Mission-Critical PTT, Video & Data), IOPS (Isolated Operation for Public Safety), HPUE (High-Power User Equipment)

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Korean healthcare firm chooses Vonage to power smart healthcare solutions

Korea-based Insung Information, a healthcare solutions firm, has chosen Vonage , a global business cloud communications leader, to bring telehealth services to patients, medical professionals, and healthcare facilities in Korea.

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COVID-19 causes wearable shipments to fall 27mn against forecast

Wearables have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic because consumer interest in buying non-essential devices has dropped in the first quarter of 2020, along with the issues associated with a hampered supply chain.

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Ligado raises over $100 mn to build mission-critical 5G networks

Ligado Networks, announced more than $100 million (€89 million) in new investments to begin taking the necessary steps to build 5G IoT networks that serve mission-critical industries like public safety and emergency response, commercial transportation, energy, and manufacturing.

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IoT and education: Bridging the digital divide

Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, schools worldwide had to shut down quickly. While many schools already operated with some online component, most were not equipped to become 100% digital in a matter of days. Our own online portal for digital learning saw a 200% increase in activity after the outbreak put schools on a

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Privacy purists cannot be allowed to block the end of lockdown

Innovations in technology continue to offer hope in the fight against the spread of coronavirus. From thermal sensors which detect symptoms to track and trace apps, it seems inevitable, says Alicia Asin, co-founder and CEO of Libelium, that new technology holds at least part of the key to enabling us to return to some sense of normality.

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Cellular connectivity sets a new standard for telehealth

Remote patient monitoring has been increasing over the last few years but, with home visits from healthcare professionals minimised because of COVID-19 lockdowns, services are poised to take off into the mainstream, writes Peter Fowler, SVP of Quectel.

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IoT platform revenue to grow 20% in 2020, despite global COVID-19 pandemic

A new study from Juniper Research has found that IoT platform revenue will reach $66 billion (€60 billion) in 2020; rising from $55 billion (€50 billion) in 2019. This represents an annual rise of 20%.

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How can technology get us back to work safely?

This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work will mean a lot more to most of us than it would have last year, says Bart Schouw, chief evangelist at Software AG. The pandemic has upended all walks of life, including global business across every industry.

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Stay connected in a crisis: How emerging tech and data can cut a pandemic’s impact

The world is facing a once in a generation crisis, its scale matched only by the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 to 1920. Citizens face huge restrictions on the way they live their lives, cut off from loved ones and their livelihoods threatened.

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