IoT’s digitisation of healthcare speeds up but device downtime and security concerns remain, says SOTI

As the pandemic disrupted traditional patient service models, the healthcare sector overwhelmingly adopted remote and telehealth technology solutions. New global research from SOTI, A critical investment: Taking the pulse of technology in healthcare, shows nearly all global healthcare providers (98%) offering frontline services have implemented IoT/telehealth medical device capabilities.

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Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for $1.2bn:
Fulton tells IoT Now why and what’s next

California-based Semtech, a global supplier of high-performance chips and algorithms for infrastructure and industrial equipment, is to acquire Canada’s Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider Sierra Wireless. In the latest QuickFire Video, IoT Now’s Jeremy Cowan talks to Semtech’s general manager for IoT, Wireless and Sensing businesses, about the reasons for the deal, the timing,

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How to make the right IoT business connections in a changing market

“IoT is on the cusp of massive growth as technologies and market conditions converge to allow enterprises of all sizes to deploy IoT solutions globally.” Amy García, the chief marketing officer of IoT services and connectivity player Pod Group, speaks to Antony Savvas about key issues in the evolving market, and how providers can effectively serve the

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IoT must be made easy and user friendly – without a master’s degree in IT

IoT innovations are often hindered by needless complexity, convoluted processes and lack of standardisation that increases the development burden. However, it doesn’t have to be like this and organisations from across the IoT industry are starting to collaborate to develop standards to streamline and simplify on-boarding and device configuration.

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Podcast: 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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The future state of healthcare and how IoT and AI will play a vital role

A recent IoT Now webinar uncovered how demand for medical and healthcare-related services is changing as new technologies enable use cases such as remote diagnosis. The webinar, hosted by IoT Now managing editor, Jeremy Cowan, brought together Dinky Lin, an AIoT specialist at China Mobile International (UK), who is responsible for consultation on artificial intelligence

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Podcast: Real world tech: Edge AI drives car-making, healthcare and retail

Artificial intelligence (AI) at the edge is changing healthcare, retail and Audi cars, as Intel’s IoT Group vice president, John Healy tells Jeremy Cowan and George Malim. It’s cutting auto safety inspection costs in half, speeding life-saving cancer diagnoses, and creating Covid-safe shopping in Latin America. Plus we learn how chipmakers globally are tackling supply problems that have halted vehicle production.

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Podcast: Live events are coming back: But how will they change after Covid?

Technology events are starting to re-open face-to-face, but are we ready to attend? Many people only want to join virtual events. So what can we expect in 2021 and how will events change in 2022? Tech Trends Podcast asks a successful event organiser, Giles Cummings, and a top keynote speaker, Matt Hatton for their views

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Industries demand capabilities from specialised providers to underpin IoT success

As global enterprises begin their transformations from selling products to providing services, enabled by IoT, Michael Cihra, the vice president of Internet of Things and Insights at TELUS, tells George Malim, the managing editor of IoT Now, how vertical industries demand specialised services from organisations that truly understand their business plus the technologies that enable

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Podcast: Telcos’ new hope: Keep customers safe and they’ll love you for it

Valuable new software is coming to a telco near you, and it could change your home life. Big claim? Well, early evidence shows that communication service providers (CSPs) may be on the cusp of a major revenue and reputation boost. In the latest Tech Trends Podcast Jeremy Cowan quizzes telecoms analyst, Teresa Cottam of Omnisperience

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Podcast: Pandemic pushes network upgrades for mobile data, rising IoT and cutting fraud

Growing mobile data traffic as we work from home, and rising business demand to connect devices in the Internet of Things are two upsides for an industry hit hard by the pandemic. But… well, you knew there had to be a ‘but’. One downside is rising fraud. It cost communication service providers US$28.3 billion according

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Podcast: IoT is boosting healthcare professionals’ efficiency

There’s no time like a pandemic to talk about Connected and Remote Healthcare. And who better to ask about it than two senior execs from a mobile network operator successfully delivering these services now to millions in its home market. Luc Vilandre and Mike Cihra from Canada’s TELUS talk exclusively to Jeremy Cowan, host of

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IoT helps companies serve existing customers and find new business, even in a pandemic

IoT is not only enabling organisations in numerous industries to continue operating, despite the Coronavirus. The Internet of Things is also helping to grow businesses and enabling companies to rise to new Covid-related challenges. Jeremy Cowan hears more from Mohsen Mohseninia, Aeris’s vice president for International Market Development and Suzanne Lancaster, European marketing director.

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VIDEO: We are at a pivotal point in AI. How will data bias affect future decisions?

In the world of AI and machine learning, it’s common to hear fear-based statements about what the poor decisions unchecked algorithms might make. What most people rarely hear about are the actual challenges that cause AI practitioners to worry. FICO’s Chief Analytics Officer, Scott Zoldi sat down with Kate Crawford, a Distinguished Research Professor at

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Podcast: Tackling telecom pain points to aid new services

Telcos worldwide are facing competition over their new services from agriculture to telehealth logistics to manufacturing. It’s vital for them to roll-out new services quickly, reliably, scalably and interoperably with their partners. This kind of openness can only be built on common frameworks, micro services, APIs, and configurable multi-capabilities. Fortunately, Sunil Diaz, General Manager Enghouse

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Podcast: Edge starts to play central role in enterprise 5G

So much to cover in 30 minutes: We’re at the beginning of the centralised role that MEC is going to play in enterprise 5G, as Dheeraj Remella, CPO of VoltDB tells Tech Trends Pod. He deftly handles the loaded question of where to bring edge intelligence. And we’re at another watershed, says analyst, Jim Morrish of Transforma Insights;

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