IoT ecosystem association adds connected health and wellness to key verticals in face of COVID-19

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC), a business development association for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, announced it will add connected health and wellness to its key verticals of focus.

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How mobile IoT location is changing the IoT landscape

The Internet of Things (IoT) has rapidly embedded itself in our world for the last decade plus and will only increase its penetration in both the consumer and enterprise spaces. The proliferation of IoT has been driven by several factors, says Ed Chao, CEO of Polte, including growing internet reach, cloud & edge computing, lower sensor costs,

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Thales, Telstra, Microsoft and Arduino deliver scalable trust for easy-to-deploy IoT Applications

Thales and Telstra, Australia’s telecommunications company are working with Microsoft and Arduino to pave the way for scalable security for connected IoT devices, by implementing a solution that enables trusted and secure end-to-end communication between device and cloud.

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The $6trn importance of security standards and regulation in the IoT era

We live in an era of digital transformation where more and more devices are connecting to bring new and innovative levels of service and efficiency. This transformation spans across all markets and the rate of progress is breath-taking, says David Maidment, director, secure device ecosystem at Arm.

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Take-home messages from the ‘Why IoT projects fail’ webinar

A recent webinar on Beecham Research’s 100-page “Why IoT projects fail and what to do about them” research report was hosted by IoT Now. Beecham CEO, Robin Duke-Woolley zeroed in on three topics that emerged from interviews with various companies and vendors, as Bob Emmerson reports.

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How IIoT is helping manufacturing businesses with global growth

Despite growing challenges including spiralling costs and increased global competition, manufacturers continue to play a major role in the global economy, contributing US$6.7 trillion (€5.8 trillion) according to recent figures by Make UK, says Ben Sturgess, co-founder and chief technology officer, Pathfindr.

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Nationwide launches smart home solution to add extra layer of protection to homes with connected devices

Leaving home does not mean leaving your worries behind. For many, pulling out of the driveway can bring on anxiousness about the stove being left on or forgetting to close the garage door. Most people don’t even think about risks associated with leaky or frozen water pipes that could cause serious water or flood damage.

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SIMalliance morphs into Trusted Connectivity Alliance to expand scope and membership in SIM industry

In line with the continued growth and evolution of the global SIM industry, SIMalliance has opened up its membership beyond traditional SIM vendors in order to extend the scope of its work. The new-look organisation aims to address both established and emerging SIM technologies and engage new industry participants. The move has led SIMalliance to change its name to

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5G tipping point: Industry and consumers lured with cheaper, smarter services

Ericsson landed on its corporate feet when it parachuted out of the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress last Friday. For the last few years, the network solutions provider has (like Huawei and a few others) hosted Pre-MWC Briefings for media and analysts in key markets, in an attempt to catch attention ahead of the pandemonium in

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Shadow IoT devices lurking in the network are major corporate concern

New research has been released that exposes the significant threat posed by shadow Internet of Things (IoT) devices on enterprise networks. The report from Infoblox Inc., a provider of secure cloud-managed network services, is titled What’s Lurking in the Shadows 2020.

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10-week IoT ‘Bootcamp’ tackles demand for smart devices and workforce to create them

What is the Internet of Things? It’s an umbrella phrase that covers all smart devices—from thermostats to fitness trackers to security systems to manufacturing equipment—that collect data and then share that data over a network with the interest of making everything more efficient (be that energy consumption, your physical health, manufacturing, etc.).

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Making IoT pay: How to build a profitable IoT business model

The rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue into 2020 and beyond. We have now reached the point of no return, says Ian Marsden, founder and CTO of Eseye. The world relies heavily on connected devices and continued innovation in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and voice-controlled devices is

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Are IoT and cloud computing the future of data?

With an estimated 29 billion connected devices expected to be in operation by 2022 – and over 75 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices anticipated to be in use by 2025 worldwide – the Internet of Things is a major consideration for forward-thinking enterprises.

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Missing 41bn IoT devices: Is this the biggest prediction miss in IT history?

Analysts and major enterprises predicted there would be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices connected by 2020, yet the true figure stands closer to 9 billion. Here, Eseye asks if this is the biggest prediction failure in the history of IT, and identifies the six key challenges that IoT must overcome in 2020 to reach

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Kerlink signs IoTdc as Internet of Things solutions distributor into South Africa

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), announced its expansion into South Africa and a distribution agreement with IoTdc, a distributor of connected hardware and device-related applications for the IoT in that country.

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IoT security: What we can learn from recent threats

The Internet of Things (IoT) promises more flexibility and functionality for enterprises than ever before. More connected devices hold the promise of helping enterprises streamline supply chain operations, increase efficiencies and reduce costs within existing processes, enhance product and service quality, and even create new products and services for customers.

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