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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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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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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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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Sigfox Russia’s first mission will be to roll-out mass IoT services

In partnership with Energo Capital, a digital venture capital company, operating across Russia and the Baltics, Sigfox, the Internet of Things (IoT) service provider and first global 0G network operator, launches its 0G network for IoT in the Russian Federation. The newly formed Sigfox Russia will be using ultra-long coverage base stations to create a nationwide 0G network, covering

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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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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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Power generation in Russia: IoT predictive analytics saves lives not just profits

In western Europe you may think of security of power supply in terms of keeping the regulator happy and avoiding fines. In the extreme cold of Russia and Kazakhstan says Jeremy Cowan, the focus is on saving lives by avoiding unexpected shutdowns in power generation. 

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New Gemalto and Eseye solution to ease IoT deployment with zero-touch global connectivity

A fully automated, direct IoT ‘Device-to-Cloud’ solution has been launched by Gemalto and Eseye. It is designed to simplify the process of onboarding an IoT device into AWS IoT Core securely.

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Industry backs eSIMs but needs to learn the benefits of iSIM deployment, says Arm survey

The top three obstacles to large commercial eSIM deployments are resistance from traditional stakeholders (69%), complexity to deliver eSIMs (40%) and lock-in concerns (40%). These are among the key findings of a new survey by Arm, according to Vincent Korstanje, the company’s vice president and general manager of Emerging Businesses.

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Wireless protocols for IoT based asset tracking solutions

In the first part, we discussed the purpose of the asset tracking system. In this part Ankur Gohel, IoT expert, Volansys Technologies is going to get in the details of the wireless protocol getting selected to create the Asset Tracking solution with the impacting parameters on selection. We will also talk about widely used industry applications and how it

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How AI will enhance IoT environments

Very often an Internet of Things (IoT) environment behaves normally, it does what its designers intended it to do. However, from time to time things go wrong, says Will Cappelli, CTO EMEA and Global VP of Product Strategy at Moogsoft, events can take place which indicate that the platform is not behaving in a way

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M2M connections to exceed 1.6bn by 2024, driven by embedded SIM adoption says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global number of cellular M2M connections will reach 1.6 billion by 2024; rising from 596 million in 2019. This is a growth of 165% over the next 5 years.

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