IoT Now Guide to Business Transformation

Over the last couple of years, as M2M has slowly morphed into the all-encompassing IoT vision, the term ‘transformation’ has started to become used more and more in all the marketing material, exhibition signage and conference papers that our industry seems to generate by the ton. When it comes to filtering out reality from the

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Fleet management – A pioneering IoT vertical

The first thing to note about Industrial IoT is that it encompasses all of IoT and more. Fleet management (FM) represents an early application area of M2M/IoT technology writes Rickard Andersson, senior analyst at Berg Insight. The fleet management market for commercial vehicles has developed significantly over the past decades, impacted by general trends such

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What did you miss at Mobile World Congress?

Mobile World Congress may be over, but the dust is still settling from the biggest mobile event of the year.

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Report by AT&T: What you need to know about IoT

Businesses are serious about IoT. Currently, 85% of global organisations are considering or exploring an IoT strategy.

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Major new smart city strategy report published

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) and Hypercat have published the interim Smart Strategy for Old Oak and Park Royal, the UK’s largest urban redevelopment.

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Big data and IoT to add £322bn to the UK economy by 2020

Big data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) are expected to add $450 billion (£322 billion) to the UK economy from 2015 to 2020. This is twice the size of the combined education,

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Industrial IoT – It’s about more than just the IoT….

The first thing to note about Industrial IoT is that it encompasses all of IoT and more. If we define ‘IoT’ as our connected future (including devices, services, new business models and new ways of interaction) then, behind every one of these propositions, we should expect to find an enterprise of some form. In short

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Global survey shows comms service providers losing 13.1% of revenues to leakage and fraud

Revenue losses and fraud may be higher on the agenda for communication service providers (CSPs) following independent research released by Neural Technologies. A new global survey of 113 CSPs has found that these losses have now reached 13.1% of gross revenues.

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Telcos face US$300bn global loss from uncollected revenues and fraud in 2016

Neural Technologies has announced the results of its Telecoms Risk Management Global Survey 2016. Telecoms operators face an estimated global average loss of 13% or US$294 billion* resulting from uncollected revenue and fraud.

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IoT Platform: Build vs. buy, white paper

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing manufacturing as we know it. From boosting efficiency, to reducing costs, and gaining a competitive edge, the IoT is widely seen as the future for manufactured products. When approaching the IoT market, manufacturers are likely to make a huge mistake: underestimating what it really takes to make that leap.

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IoT Now – LPWA Supplement

Given the huge wave of interest in the potential of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networking as a major potential game changer for the future of the IoT, we decided to dedicate a special supplement to the topic. With a wide range of current and emerging technologies to choose from, it’s certain that LPWA will

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IoT Security – perilous, porous, up-close and personal

The Internet of Things offers greater opportunities – but in interconnected environments, security risks increase exponentially. The IoT provides great efficiencies and opportunities, but in connecting myriad sensors, devices, applications, people and ecosystems, it also creates greater security and data privacy risks. Laura DiDio of Strategy Analytics forecasts that there will be 35 billion connected

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What two main areas are LPWAN technologies best suited to?

For ‘Internet of Things’ Engineers and Decision Makers. Low power, wide-area  networks (LPWAN) are  not a new phenomenon however, they are becoming more popular due to the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT). LPWAN is often used when other wireless networks aren’t a good fit—Bluetooth and BLE (and to a lesser extent, WiFi and

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How intelligent device manufacturers are using embedded software to grow revenue

The ‘Internet of Things’ turns all hardware and appliance OEM vendors into software providers. Licensing and entitlement management technology serves as the key mechanism that enables these manufacturers to protect and monetise the embedded intellectual property running as software on these connected devices or the external software applications associated with them. Please note: White paper

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Smart utilities and smarter homes – still waiting for the paradigm shift

The idea of the ‘Smart’ utility has been around for almost a decade. What was first envisioned as a swift and radical revolution has however turned out to be a much more lengthy transformation of an industry that already faces a multitude of economic, political, technological and environmental challenges. The energy sector is seemingly incapable

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Procurement decision makers expect predictive analytics and IoT to have biggest technological impact – says survey

Xchanging plc, a business technology and services provider, has issued the third set of results from its 2015 Global Procurement Study, focused on how technology is transforming supply chain operations. The study is a major international project that surveyed 830 procurement decision makers across the UK, Europe and North America.

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