What separates success from failure? Insight report reveals why only 12% of IoT projects are fully successful

74% of companies consider their IoT projects to be unsuccessful and only 12% of IoT projects are seen as fully successful. Where are things going wrong? An in-depth study conducted by leading analysts, Beecham Research, sought to understand Why IoT Projects Fail and what to do about it. This insight report reveals the key findings

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NCI announces empower platform to accelerate AI adoption

NCI Information Systems, Inc. (NCI), a provider of advanced information technology solutions and professional services to U.S. federal government agencies, announced the launch of the NCI Empower platform to accelerate artificial intelligence (AI) adoption in the public sector.

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CloudApp announces instant video sharing and do-not-disturb mode

CloudApp, recently named a leader by G2 for the 5th quarter in a row, released a new feature that makes its video sharing product up to 5x faster. CloudApp, which enables capturing instantly shareable videos, GIFs and screenshots, also added, do not disturb mode during recording, enhanced editing, and the ability to add a call to action

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Free telemedicine solution launched by CompuGroup as people told to stay at home

As the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises people to stay home and avoid public gatherings, CompuGroup Medical US (CGM) offers its CGM ELVI Telemedicine service free to medical providers.

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IoT Contract Hot List – January/February 2020

It’s free to be included in The Contract Hot List, which shows the companies announcing major contract wins, acquisitions or deployments. Email your contract details to us now, marked “Hot List” at j.cowan@wkm-global.com

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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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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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IoT space tech firm Hiber appoints three to Board, wins EU funding and Dutch icon status

Dutch IoT space technology start-up firm Hiber, which launched the Internet of Things satellite network for remote areas and developing countries, is celebrating a successful start to 2020.

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Why 0G is the network of the future for smart cities

According to a recent report, 71% of Internet of Things (IoT) adopters in the public sector reported cost savings, and 70% said IoT solutions had improved their visibility into organsational operations. From sanitation to safety, says Jeremy Prince, president of Sigfox USA, IoT applications allow for better insight into how and where municipal resources should

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Why enterprises are choosing eSIM for simple and flexible global IoT connectivity

The pace of cellular connections is poised to accelerate radically as 5G and massive IoT become mainstream when the number of connections is expected to exceed 10 billion by 2030. This era will see smart cities, logistics and advanced automotive applications become routine and the sheer volume of connections means today’s approaches to connecting devices

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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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