Improving data security will create the next IoT boom

The security of the internet of things (IoT) remains a key barrier to its proliferation. Research analysed by Business Insider found that 44% of American consumers were “very concerned” about the possibility of information and privacy leaks becoming a reality when it comes to their connected devices, indicating the scale of the concern, says Jocelyn Brown, freelance

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How connected teddy bears, coffee makers and cars are challenging security teams

In a new Palo Alto Networks study, technology leaders have acknowledged they need to step up security to face an IoT influx.Smart teddy bears, implanted heart monitors, electric cars and other connected devices are regularly connecting to corporate networks, prompting technology leaders to warn that significant action should be taken to prevent these devices from

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Podcast 5: Smart homes revolution is coming!

Brand new connected home over IP (CHIP) standards from the Zigbee Alliance are set to give frustrated smart home owners the ease of use, security, and interoperability they demand. But not before Jeremy Cowan and his guests Steve Hanna of Infineon and journalist Dave Howell tackle the messy issues of Elon Musk and pigs’ brains,

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Vodafone, Telefonica, DT IoT and Verizon top Transforma Insights CSP IoT rankings

Transforma Insights has revealed the results of its analysis of the Internet of Things (IoT) strategies of 10 connectivity providers across technical, geographical and vertical capabilities.

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Atmosic and SMK partner together to bring forever-battery life to IoT devices

Atmosic Technologies, an innovator in ultra-low-power wireless technology for the Internet of Things (IoT), and SMK Electronics Corporation, a global designer and manufacturer of advanced OEM electronic components, announced a strategic partnership to integrate Atmosic’s M3 system-on-chip (SoC) into a range of connected devices from SMK.

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Standards hold the key to unlocking the connected home

In light of the current pandemic, global technology market advisory firm ABI Research estimates that Connected Home devices could see a 30% year-on-year sales surge in the coming months. Not only this, says Daniel Egger, Axiros GmbH and Project Stream Lead for Broadband User Services (BUS) Data Modeling Project Stream, smart home devices are expected to

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How fibre networks can make ‘smart’ motorways safer

Congestion on core road networks is a major problem for many countries around the world. Indeed, according to the largest ever study of global traffic, conducted by INRIX in 2017, congestion in the US alone costs $305 billion (€257 billion).

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Software AG and du partner to accelerate IoT implementations in UAE

In line with UAEs vision to fast track digital transformation, Software AG and du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), signed a partnership to provide a subscription-based licensing model for IoT services to its business customers.

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Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs among partners with ioXt Alliance to secure IoT devices

The ioXt Alliance, which describes itself as the global standard for IoT Security, announced today that major technology companies and manufacturers including Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs, have certified a wide range of devices through the ioXt Alliance Certification Program.

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Software AG and Cotham Technologies partner to boost mobile app development for IoT

Software AG and Cotham Technologies have partnered to make native mobile app development for the Internet of Things (IoT) quicker and more cost-effective for any business. Customers of this partnership will cut mobile app development time by up to 90% and costs by up to 70%, thanks to a unique no-code platform approach. The speed

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How can IoT help children with ASD learn and play?

Around one in every 54 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurological and developmental disorder that affects the ability to communicate and interact socially. In order to enhance communication and interaction, the Internet of Things (IoT) alongside dedicated programs and apps are continuously being developed, says Jocelyn Brown.

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Printed sensor market to reach $4.5bn by 2030, says IDTechEx

Printed Sensors are a US$3.6 billion (€3.1 billion) market driven by diversity, says Dr Matthew Dyson, IDTechEx technology analyst, has recently published the below article. This article follows the release of the new IDTechEx report, “Printed and Flexible Sensors 2020-2030: Technologies, Players, Forecasts“. When considering the prospects of an emerging technology, it is easy to make broad-brush

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It is security, not COVID-19, that challenges 5G’s commercial deployment

Since the beginning of the current pandemic, false and unsubstantiated rumours of 5G and its impact on people’s health have been prevalent in social media. Phone masts have reportedly been damaged or destroyed in several European countries, says Adrian Taylor, regional VP of sales for A10 Networks.

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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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Broadband Forum unveils self-certification program to boost connected homes

Broadband Forum has launched its User Services Platform (USP) Agent Certification Program. It aims to provide assurance and confidence for service providers and consumer electronics companies looking to generate new revenues from Internet of Things (IoT) services, cloud-based business models, and Wi-Fi and security management.

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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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