The Power of IoT Platforms for Building AR Applications

Digital devices, in combination with mobile applications, have been revolutionary for putting information in the palm of a worker’s hand. Mobile email on smartphones was the first example of technology that changed the way workers collaborated and exchanged information.

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Connectivity, data and security

IoT rests on three pillars: connectivity, data and security. If one is missing, the IoT ecosystem is interrupted and value is impossible to extract. In fact, individually each is a showstopper for IoT, writes George Malim, the managing editor of IoT Now.

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Quantifying Return On Investment (ROI)

“In order for an organisation to invest in any technology, a solid business case needs to be constructed that details the costs and benefits associated with deployment. This is as true for a mobile phone operator specifying a 5G network as it is for a small to medium sized business upgrading its photocopier.

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IoT Remote Monitoring

The transformation from products to services has the potential to move enterprises from being providers of products to becoming service providers. At the same time, organizations can switch from one-time sale revenue to recurring monthly revenues for the services they provide.

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IoT in Manufacturing Insight Report

Is IoT delivering factory floor efficiency? In the latest of an ongoing series of specially-commissioned, independent, analyst-written Insight Reports, Matt Wilkins, the senior analyst for IoT Research in the Global Wireless Practice at Strategy Analytics, assesses how IoT is enabling more analytical approaches to manufacturer operations Prepared by Strategy Analytics

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eUICC: Accelerating the IoT opportunity for OEMs

For product manufacturers (OEMs), there has never been a greater need or opportunity to connect their products to the Internet.

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Monetisation supplement

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2807) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services.    Monetisation Supplement: InterDigital launches Chordant platform, Bell and Howell selects PTC ThingWorx, thyssenkrupp extends predictive maintenance benefits

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The power of the platform in smart cities

This IDC Technology Spotlight explores how IoT platforms support Smart City growth and sustainability Smart City platforms integrate smart technologies, enable the rapid delivery of new applications, and create a connected ecosystem. They support specific systemic, environmental, social and financial objectives.

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Enabling new business models through the power of software

Industrial manufacturing is one of the core areas of the global economy. Manufacturing plants create employment and encourage development of expertise in high-value sectors, such as product and process design, sales, and marketing.

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Which low power radio technology should you choose for your IoT deployment?

With the deluge of technologies and standards centred on low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) communications, the wireless connectivity aspect of the Internet of Things (IoT) value chain has become even more complex to assess. It’s no simple task for enterprises and operators to weigh up their connectivity options and determine which technology is the best fit

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Innovation Supplement 2017

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. In Innovation Supplement 2017: INNOVATION NEWS: Myriad launches Thingstream, RFID market to reach US$11.2bn, GSMA value IoT revenue opportunity

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Smart Energy – Will IoT technologies complement smart grid investments?

The concept of a smart grid in the power and utilities sector took shape at around the same time as the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) sector began its own transformation journey towards Internet of Things (IoT). The official characteristics of a smart grid were defined in the United States at the end of 2006 while the European

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Why industrial manufacturing needs IoT

IoT for Industrial Manufacturing, sometimes called the Industrial IoT (IIoT), offers manufacturers the opportunity to radically redefine their operations and even their entire businesses. The capabilities of IoT enable manufacturers to gain greater visibility and insights into their operations through the efficient utilisation of data and the tighter integration of disparate systems.

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Defining IoT business models

With a current market valuation of 900bn , the potential for IoT is huge but many businesses are still grappling with how it can benefit their organisation and how exactly to get started.

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Smart Cities – Will clever networks and cool apps make the concept a reality?

Motives and challenges for smart city projects. In the 1969 heist movie, The Italian Job, the team replaces the tapes for the computer used to manage the city of Turin’s traffic lights. In the ensuing traffic chaos, they are able to steal the gold and make their getaway. While the technology may have moved on,

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Innovation Supplement 2017

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. In Innovation Supplement 2017: INNOVATION NEWS: Research reveals augmented reality appetite in connected cars, virtual reality headsets start to

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