Could your IoT solution survive on Silk Road 4.0? Submit your ideas now

Regular readers will remember our exclusive article on the madcap, multinational, multilingual scheme to ride deep into the heart of China along the old Silk Road. (See: Two motorcycles, 10,000 km along Silk Road 4.0, the Internet of Things … and you?) Well, now it’s getting serious, says Jeremy Cowan.

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The industrial IoT revolution

As the Internet of Things continues (IoT) continues to grow in the consciousness of consumers and IT experts alike, thought is increasingly turning to how to ensure that its promise delivers on its potential.

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Three ways IoT will solve financial issues burdening health care providers

Improving medication adherence with IoT Inadequate medication adherence is a global issue. The estimated annual cost of inadequate medication adherence to the US healthcare system is between $100 billion and $289 billion.

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New report highlights how technology innovations can tackle social isolation and loneliness

A new report released by Internet of Things UK (IoTUK) outlines how emerging digital and social technologies can help tackle social isolation and loneliness.

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Quantum shot noise: Future-proof security, from smartphones to intelligent cars

Security has become a growing concern in the Internet of Things (IoT) industry. Without robust protection, self-driving car networks easily could fall under nefarious control, and sensitive healthcare and industrial data could be intercepted and sold to the highest bidder.

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How bioelectronics will make humans more robotic than ever

In 2013, president Obama launched the BRAIN Initiative as a large-scale effort to equip researchers with insights necessary for treating a wide variety of brain disorders like Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.

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Nexeon acquires licence to 86 IoT patents and receives ISO 13485 certification

Nexeon MedSystems, a company that provides deep learning systems for implantable medical devices has licensed a portfolio of patents from Marathon Patent Group.

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People can relax: Robot healthcare is not about to take over, says life sciences tech consultant

Rumours of the sudden demise of a raft of jobs in the healthcare sector and other public sector spheres are exaggerated.

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Audio innovation turns regular consumer headphones into tinnitus clinical early warning system

An innovation by UK-based engineering and design consultancy Plextek could soon have a far-reaching impact on the early diagnosis and treatment of debilitating hearing conditions such as tinnitus. Tinnitus is an aural condition that currently affects more than 300 million people worldwide.

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Investing in an effective 5G rollout

The UK government recently announced its intention to invest “£740 million(US$ 904.94 million) to support the rollout of fibre broadband connections and future 5G mobile technology.” This intention was included in the new industrial strategy proposals (green paper) unveiled by the UK Prime Minister.

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Two u-blox LTE Cat 1 modules now available on T-Mobile’s US 4G LTE network for IoT Access Packs

u-blox, a global provider of wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced PTCRB certification of its TOBY-R202 and TOBY-R200 LTE Cat 1 modules for T-Mobile‘s US 4G LTE network.

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Artificial intelligence just got even smarter

Little can rival the ascendancy of artificial intelligence’s (AI) profile from a niche concern to technology’s hottest theme, transcending the pages of the technical press to sit at the heart of mainstream culture.

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MobileIron creates new IoT division with R&D led by former Wind River exec, Santhosh Nair

MobileIron, which specialises in security for the digital enterprise, has formed an Internet of Things (IoT) division which will focus on building a comprehensive platform to secure IoT deployments from sensor applications to gateways to the resources they connect to.

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Remote patient monitoring revenues to reach €32.4bn in 2021, according to Berg Insight

Revenues for remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions reached € 7.5 billion(US$ 8 billion) in 2016, according to a new study released by Berg Insight.

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Embelin brings new solutions to Europe in five-year deal with Orange Business Services IoT connectivity

Equipment manufacturer and software developer, Embelin has signed a contract with Orange Business Services to provide global connectivity for its Internet of Things (IoT) products.

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Putting patients in control of their own healthcare through the ‘connected home’

Statistics by the Organisation for Economic Education and Development (OECD) show average life expectancies in European countries have steadily increased over the last 30 years, and in France for example, it is now as high as 86.

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