Using IoT to boost industries and support the wider economy

With the UK going into its first financial recession since 2009 as a consequence of COVID-19, many businesses are struggling to stay alive in the current business climate.

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Blueprint for convergence issued by Wireless Broadband Alliance showing critical role of Wi-Fi 6

Convergence between Wi-Fi and 5G access technologies is critical for enabling new breed of services, applications and experiences such as Industry 4.0, augmented & virtual reality (AR/VR), connected cities and Edge computing. This is according to the latest report from the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), developed with input from mobile carriers, Wi-Fi providers, telecom manufacturers, and its own 5G

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D-Link ushers digital home transformation from new Wi-Fi 6 devices

D-Link introduces three new Wi-Fi 6 solutions that meet the changing demands of today’s device-dense homes, including the industry’s first Wi-Fi 6 USB 3.0 Adapter.

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Withings selects Sequans LTE-M/NB-IoT Monarch 2 platform to connect its next generation

Sequans Communications S.A. announced that Withings, provider of the connected health movement, has selected Sequans’ Monarch 2 LTE-M/NB-IoT technology as the basis for its next generation of IoT connected health devices.

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Boris’s 10-point plan will transform UK energy sector, but is it ready?

The energy industry is well on its way towards a more sustainable future, says Rachel Eyres, a business unit leader at Expleo UK.

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Convenience or corruption? USB media and cybersecurity risk

From hard drives and flash drives to a wide range of other devices, USB media offers a fast, simple way to transport, share and store data when digital transfer isn’t possible.

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Nokia and Optus to provide IoT software solutions to Australian industries

Optus has selected Nokia’s IMPACT Internet of Things (IoT) platform to provide device management and data collection capabilities to their customers. Both companies have agreed on a joint go-to-market strategy to bring IoT solutions to Optus customers across multiple industry segments in Australia.

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Germany deploys its largest LoRaWAN network for energy and water utility

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and ZENNER IoT Solutions GmbH, a LoRaWAN system integrator and solution provider in Germany, have collaborated on the largest LoRaWAN deployment in the country. The deployment includes up to 3,000 Kerlink Wirnet LoRaWAN gateways.

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Growing demand from Chinese telcos for 5G-enabling networking system, says Ethernity

Ethernity Networks reports it has seen growing demand from Chinese telecoms companies for its solutions based on FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array),a 5G-enabling network circuit. The increased demand marks a shift away from software-only User Plane Functionality (UPF) solutions and is said to demonstrate a growing movement towards disaggregation within the Chinese market.

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IoT space tech firm Hiber appoints three to Board, wins EU funding and Dutch icon status

Dutch IoT space technology start-up firm Hiber, which launched the Internet of Things satellite network for remote areas and developing countries, is celebrating a successful start to 2020.

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Why 0G is the network of the future for smart cities

According to a recent report, 71% of Internet of Things (IoT) adopters in the public sector reported cost savings, and 70% said IoT solutions had improved their visibility into organsational operations. From sanitation to safety, says Jeremy Prince, president of Sigfox USA, IoT applications allow for better insight into how and where municipal resources should

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Liveable Cities selects Sierra Wireless LPWA solution for smart city applications

IoT solutions provider , Sierra Wireless, reports that Liveable Cities, a division of Canada-based LED Roadway Lighting, has selected its low power, wide area (LPWA) network solution to enable smart city applications.

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Trian3DBuilder to produce 3D scenarios from HERE HD Live Map

Together with TrianGraphics, HERE Technologies is extending its in-vehicle-centric HD Live Map use case to 3D modelling of road networks.

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Consumers intrigued by 5G but need more than speed, says MATRIXX research

According to new research, the benefits of 5G are not widely understood by consumers and communication service providers (CSPs) will need to solve existing pain-points and entice customers with new experiences to stimulate upgrades to 5G. So says MATRIXX Software, a company specialising in transforming global commerce, which released the results of a consumer and operator

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High-speed fibre now makes up half of all fixed internet in nine OECD countries

Nine OECD countries – up from six a year ago – now have high-speed fibre that makes up 50% or more of their fixed Internet connections, according to an update to the OECD’s broadband portal. Working with more than 100 countries, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD) is a global policy forum that promotes policies

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u-blox UBX-R5 becomes first IoT chipset certified by GCF

The u-blox UBX-R5 LTE-M/NB-IoT chipset offers unprecedented wireless technology integration with built-in end‑to‑end security, making it ideal for mission‑critical or long life-cycle IoT applications.

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