Essence and Flex complete automated production lines in Israel to boost flexibility and volume while preserving quality

Essence Group, a global provider of IoT and cyber security platforms, has completed its new automated production line with long-term partner, Flex Ltd, the global manufacturer. The collaboration combines their expertise in production, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) to create an advanced automated manufacturing line.

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42 Technology aims to accelerate secure, low cost cellular IoT environment as it claims ‘first use’ of Rust on Nordic SiP

The Rust programming language application for a single-chip Internet of Things (IoT) device, which is claimed to be the first in the world, has been announced by 42 Technology, the product design and engineering consultancy.

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Claroty extends visibility of industrial cybersecurity platform to the Internet of Things

Claroty, the global provider of industrial cybersecurity, introduced several enhancements to Continuous Threat Detection (CTD), its award-winning operational technology (OT) security solution. The latest release of CTD now enables enterprises to discover and monitor their Internet of Things (IoT) devices,

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What is IoT?

The phrase ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is officially everywhere. It constantly shows up in my Google news feed, the weekend tech supplements are waxing lyrical about it and the volume of marketing emails I receive advertising ‘smart, connected devices’ designed by famous brands who have now joined forces with my local Internet Service Provider (ISP),

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Workz sees mobile growth in West Africa

Workz Group, the mobile and IoT solutions provider announced the opening of its office in Dakar, Senegal to serve the West African telecoms market. This strengthens Workz’ African presence becoming the company’s second location in the region after its Johannesburg opening last June.

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Remote SIM Provisioning unlocks new use cases

Learn about Remote SIM Provisioning and how this technology will provide greater flexibility and better network control to businesses deploying cellular connected devices in the IoT. Devices which are stationary or on the move can take advantage of the best cellular tariff without having to manually change SIMs, significantly reducing overheads. International connectivity at local

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Ericsson extends global supply chain with company’s first smart factory in the U.S.

Ericsson is to build its first fully-automated smart factory in the U.S. The state-of-the-art factory will produce Advanced Antenna System radios to boost network capacity and coverage, including rural coverage, as well as 5G radios for urban areas, both necessary for rapid 5G deployments in North America.

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5G goes live in 15 commercial standardised networks worldwide: Global LTE connections rise to 4.4bn

5G, using 3GPP standardised wireless technology, has been commercially deployed by 15 mobile network operators worldwide, according to 5G Americas, the industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas and TeleGeography (GlobalComms Database). There will be an additional 47 launches of 5G technology expected before the end of 2019 for a total of

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First successful application of LTE CAT-M/NB-IoT solution on 450 MHz claimed by Altair Semiconductor

Altair Semiconductor, a provider of cellular IoT chipsets, reports that its ALT1250 dual mode CAT-M/NB-IoT chipset can now operate on the 450 MHz spectrum.

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PTC Windchill now on Microsoft Azure Cloud platform to let customers deploy quicker, see value faster

PTC has expanded its strategic alliance with Microsoft by delivering its Windchill product lifecycle management (PLM) solution on Microsoft Azure. PTC says optimising Windchill with Azure is another milestone in the growing relationship between the two companies.

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Embedded IoT connectivity reformulates and enables new business models

Going from millions to billions of connections with the Internet of Things (IoT) will see deployments with massive, multi-region footprints. However, each of these connections will need to be managed with capabilities installed, activated and maintained. The challenge here is that traditional connectivity is not sufficiently automated, is inflexible and, often as a result of

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Project UFOund: Improving hospital logistics with IoT

UMC Utrecht uses tags and decentralised mesh network to enable on-demand dispatched equipment Not knowing where things are, can be inconvenient at best. In hospitals, not having wheelchairs, beds and infusion pumps available at the right time can impede the required daily care. But as patients are frequently on the move, says Liam van Koert,

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Why companies should choose easy-to-deploy IoT connectivity

Companies using or offering IoT-based products and services don’t want to be IoT network managers. Their focus is on digitally transforming their businesses, harnessing new capabilities and adopting new business models enabled by IoT. Time spent learning how to manage connectivity is a distraction that could also cause cost increases, delayed service introduction and lost

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What it means to be IoT-scale when webscale just isn’t big enough

Online giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook talk in terms of being webscale as if that is the largest possible market size that can be imagined. Yes, in comparison to traditional, physical markets, webscale is enormous. It certainly dwarfs the market for consumer connections such as cellphones or home internet connections which have a

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Do IoT growth projections demonstrate 2020 vision or are they just counting connections?

The number of IoT connections has been routinely projected to be in the billions during the early 2020s and, at last, momentum appears to have arrived with the millions of devices rolled out to date forming the basis for billions in the not too distant future. However, there is room for confusion within these predictions

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How can we accelerate the global take-up of smart building technology?

With the expected number of smart devices predicted to hit 20 million by 2020, smart technology is now mainstream. Over the last five years, says Oliver Iltisberger, managing director of ABB’s Building Products business line, we have seen a shift from simple functions like thermostats, doorbells and light bulbs to truly intelligent buildings that adapt

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