UltraSoC embedded analytics chosen by SimpleMachines for new compute platform

UltraSoC reports that its embedded analytics technology has been selected by SimpleMachines, Inc (SMI) for use within SMI’s innovative Composable Computing Platform.

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IoT in 2030: A tri-polar world, with significant regional variations

In May 2020 Transforma Insights published the first iteration of its global IoT forecasts which predicted 24.1 billion connected devices generating US$1.5 trillion (€1.3 trillion) in 2030. However, the global picture belies a significant variation between regions. In particular, the vertical-specific opportunity is highly regionalised and growth in China will be driven by government policy

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Why are some smart home businesses ‘bricking’ customers’ devices?

Wink recently gave its customers a two-day deadline to pay a subscription for its services or have them ‘bricked’, digitally blocked. Mark Samuel (MS), CEO of Ezlo Innovation, believes that not only is the “buy a subscription or we brick your device” model the wrong way to treat customers, it is also the wrong revenue

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COVID-19 places Augmented Reality at the heart of the ‘new working normal’

COVID-19 will accelerate the business world’s move to Augmented Reality (AR) and other IoT solutions, as companies across the UK look to adapt to a ‘new working normal’.

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Global IoT market to grow to $1.5trn annual revenue by 2030

Transforma Insights, led by veteran Internet of Things (IoT) analysts Jim Morrish and Matt Hatton, says it has established a new benchmark for global IoT forecasts, by publishing the first iteration of its “granular” Total Addressable Market (TAM) database based on analysis of hundreds of applications.

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Senet CTO Kjendal joins LoRa Alliance Board as LoRaWAN adoption accelerates

Senet, Inc.’s CTO, Dave Kjendal has been named to the board of directors of the LoRa Alliance. Senet provides cloud-based software and services platforms designed to enable global connectivity and on-demand network build-outs for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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IoT & Industry 4.0 Online Conference & Exhibition– June 16th, 2020

In simple terms, the Internet of Things (IoT) covers all devices, ranging from basic sensors to smartphones and wearables, that are connected to the internet and which can ‘talk’ to each other. IoT allows devices to communicate not only within closed silos but across different networks, so creating a more connected IT environment.

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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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Severe data breach could cost tech companies US$174mn per day

Tech companies could lose an average of US$174 million (€160 million) per day – or $37.30 billion (€34.46 billion) per month as a result of compromised records per data breach, new research shows. 

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Killed off by NTT DoCoMo: NB-IoT still kicking globally, but for how long?

Japan’s telco, NTT DoCoMo, shut down its NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT) network on March 31st. Coming barely a year after NTT’s services were launched,  Jeremy Cowan editorial director of IoT Now turned to industry watchers for their views on the decision and what lies ahead for NB-IoT.

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Self-charging everything: Battle for the high ground

When some full-function, always-on smartwatches are able to self-charge, the others will look like the horse-drawn cart. And, says IDTechEx chairman, Dr Peter Harrop, when Internet of Things (IoT) nodes are self-charging at the right size and price, the market for them will increase one thousand times.

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Truphone for Things launches to ‘unlock the power of eSIM’ on the IoT

A new global connectivity solution has been launched to break down complexities in IoT connectivity. Using Truphone’s global network and eSIM technology, Truphone for Things is designed to connect devices anywhere in the world in a few clicks. This is a new solution for companies building anything from smart home devices, asset trackers to connected cameras.

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Ecosystem strategy is essential for CSPs ‘losing ground’ in B2B 5G, says report

Telcos are losing ground in early enterprise 5G projects, and they need to act quickly to recover positions of influence as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. So says BearingPoint//Beyond, which is working in collaboration with Omdia (previously Ovum).

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Innovation in private networking: Set up and change bandwidth and duration on the fly

Data runs at Gigabit rates on the IPX (IP eXchange) backbone network; it doesn’t touch the public internet, so it’s totally secure, says Bob Emmerson, freelance technology writer. Bob looks at private networking ahead of next week’s webinar, “Why Wait for 5G? How Private LTE Solves Enterprise Connectivity Challenges, Now“.

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Vodafone launches IoT-enabled heat detection camera

Vodafone UK, in partnership with Digital Barriers, launched a Heat Detection Camera to help UK organisations get back to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic. The Heat Detection Camera combines thermal imaging and Vodafone’s IoT connectivity to screen the temperature of people as they enter buildings.

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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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