How smart devices will transform the next generation’s daily life

Intelligent living happens when smart devices, software and services work together seamlessly to form an ecosystem that surrounds us. Its aim, says Olivier Dobo, marketing director of HONOR UK, is to help people live life more efficiently and effectively, so that they can focus on what truly matters.

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NetFoundry simplifies IoT edge compute and private 5G

NetFoundry, a provider of zero trust networking, announced a new embedded networking solution within Microsoft Azure Edge Zones. Our integration will allow businesses to easily and securely tap into the power of edge compute and optional private 5G for use cases, including industrial IoT, near-real time video processing, and analytics.

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Connectivity is the essential element of IoT

Connectivity for IoT has been described by some as quickly becoming a mere commodity, yet findings in Beecham Research’s recent report on ‘Why IoT Projects Fail’ indicate otherwise. In a discussion with Robin Duke-Woolley, the chief executive of Beecham Research, Alistair Elliott, the chief executive of Solutions at Pod Group, examines the real role of

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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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IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, rising from 35 billion connections in 2020. This represents a growth of 130% over the next 4 years. The research identified the industrial sector as a key driver of this growth. It forecast that this expansion will

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SIGFOX Germany expands its sales portfolio of smart IoT Sensors

Sigfox Germany is expanding its product portfolio of smart, 0G network-based IoT sensors with solutions from its new line card partner Connected Inventions. Connected Inventions is a company of the Finnish and Estonia 0G network operator that develops its own smart 0G sensors.

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ITU backs launch of global platform to protect telecom networks during COVID-19 crisis

Never before have telecommunication networks been so vital to our health and safety, and to keep our economy and society working, as during the COVID-19 crisis we are living through, says Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General, ITU. As a result, I have instructed my team to leverage without any delay ITU’s existing regulatory and policy-maker platform to help

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First IoT buttons shipped for rapid response to cleaning alerts

Visionstate Corp, has shipped its first Internet of Things (IoT) buttons to hospitals in Vancouver, Canada, marking the initial deployment of the new technology developed by the company.

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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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Infineon launches OPTIGA Connect 5G-ready eSIM turnkey solution for mobile consumer devices

Infineon Technologies AG has extended its embedded SIM (eSIM) portfolio with the new OPTIGA Connect eSIM solution for mobile consumer devices. This solution supports all GSMA standards from 3G to 5G and securely authenticates the device to the subscribed carrier network of choice.

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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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New Cyble 5 Module advances drive-by and IoT data collection for gas and electricity utilities

Itron Inc aims to innovate the way utilities and cities manage energy and water and has announced the launch of its Cyble 5 communications module for utilities and cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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InterCloud expands its cloud connectivity backbone to Multi-100G using euNetworks pan-European fiber network

InterCloud, a provider of fully managed software-defined cloud interconnect services, announced a new investment to strengthen InterCloud’s premium and secure hybrid and multi-cloud application transport services in Europe. The network expansion strategy is focused on providing the fastest time-to-market and excellent connectivity services to its customers.

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Software Ag partners with Swift Labs

Software AG announced Swift Labs, a Canadian-based wireless and IoT product design partner, has joined its PowerUp Partner Program. Through the strategic partnership, customers will gain access to Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform and Swift Labs’ cellular hardware platform powered by “Design Blocks”, to help simplify and rapidly deploy IoT initiatives with the support of real-time, user-friendly operational

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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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