CEO Guide to Remote Monitoring. Plus TELUS says smart city and transport solutions take off

Welcome to the IoT Now CEO Guide to Remote Monitoring & Asset Tracking Remote monitoring has always been one of the subsets of IoT likely to gain traction rapidly because the business benefit that it provides is easy to understand. There are clear transformational, organisational, safety and profitability advantages that can be used to justify

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IoT Connectivity Buyers Guide Report: How to shop for an IoT connectivity provider

Getting your first few connected devices to market can feel like a monumental accomplishment. Then scaling your deployment to thousands, tens of thousands, and hundreds of thousands of devices introduces a whole new set of challenges: from growing your service delivery and support teams, to introducing new and more advanced products and features, to managing

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Extending battery life is an entry point to profitable IoT

Industry 4.0 is a leap into new revenue streams for today’s manufacturers, with the help of data, analytics and Artificial Intelligence. The drive towards efficient transmission of data has launched technologies such as NB-IoT and CAT-M, that allow for more intelligent data transmission and power consumption. Using these technologies, but taking them further still, floLIVE

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NB-IoT vs LTE-M: Which is the best choice for your IoT application?

Time is running out as 2G and 3G networks gradually sunset across the world, forcing many legacy use cases to be transferred to new connectivity technology. NB-IoT and LTE-M have entered the market as two new network technologies created for enabling global IoT connectivity and capable of supporting LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Networks) technology.

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How to make a strategic choice when selecting the right cellular connectivity partner

Connectivity is a fundamental component of an IoT solution. Early in their IoT journey device manufacturers and vertical solution providers often leave the connectivity choice to their customers. This causes significant, complex integration issues and frequent troubleshooting when working with multiple mobile network operators. Connectivity is not just a means for exchanging data, it is

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Smart metering in 2020 and beyond – what’s next?

With renewable generation on the rise, the impact of energy efficiency programmes on power consumption and society’s drive towards electric vehicles, traditional utilities have been forced to reconsider their future strategies as the energy sector slowly embraces transformation. The rapid development of new technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT) has had a major impact

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IoT platform revenue to grow 20% in 2020, despite global COVID-19 pandemic

A new study from Juniper Research has found that IoT platform revenue will reach $66 billion (€60 billion) in 2020; rising from $55 billion (€50 billion) in 2019. This represents an annual rise of 20%.

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Why 5G IoT demands an entirely new type of network

As 5G rollouts finally get underway, the business case challenges for operators are becoming very clear. In the build-up to deployment the key focus was on enabling new revenue streams for operators and new services for enterprises. Now, however, in order to support enterprise and IoT applications effectively, a completely different approach to planning, deploying

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A guide to security by design for IoT

With the IoT expected to be worth over $200 billion by 2024 and many more industries deploying the technology, an inconsistent understanding of the security of these connected devices has become an unprecedented risk to IoT networks, leaving them vulnerable to attacks from malicious hackers. The call to make IoT more secure is increasingly pertinent

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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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Device Management Platforms, a critical layer as managed IoT devices reach billions

The total number of managed IoT devices will reach 4 billion in 2026. Are we underestimating the sheer size and scale of IoT devices that need to be managed through Device Management Platforms? Sophisticated cyber-attacks, the growing role of IoT in mission-critical processes, securing enterprise infrastructure and the diversity and rapid expansion of connected devices

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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 from numerous sources

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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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Can cellular technology become the basis for Industrial IoT?

Cellular connectivity will build a role across the three domains of industrial IoT. Cellular networks have had limited success in addressing the needs of the industrial sector. While they have been relatively successful in supporting wide-area use cases such as fleet management and asset-tracking they have not penetrated the in-building or campus domains. The telecoms

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eSIM, private networks and IoT are driving Automotive OEMs towards digital transformation

The automotive industry is undergoing massive transformation, from disruptive business models to a lingering wish list of connectivity demands, the future looks bright, albeit challenging. One solution to the connectivity hurdle could be electronic Subscriber Identity Modules (eSIMs). In an exclusive interview with Damien Stephens, the associate vice president, mobility and IoT at Tata Communications,

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