New area of wireless communication in industrial automation

Since the mid-1990s, industrial communication technologies have been increasingly oriented towards mainstream technologies. These mainstream solutions – in part adapted – have been incorporated into the automation tasks of the manufacturing industry. Examples of this include Ethernet and WLAN technology, but also the industrial PC, says Alexander Bufalino, VP marketing, Quectel Wireless Solutions Co.,Ltd.

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CoreKinect and Benchmark partner to provide scalable, secure, purpose-built IoT hardware

Benchmark Electronics, Inc, a global provider of engineering, design, and manufacturing services, and CoreKinect, a specialist in scalable hardware design, have partnered to enable customers across the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape to design, engineer, and manufacture products in the USA.

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Managed smart metering to thrive as utilities max the value of smart grid investments

Berg Insight has found that the installed base of smart electricity and gas meters in Europe was 168.3 million in 2019. The installed base is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9% to reach 280.4 million units in 2025.

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Why 98% of IoT traffic is unencrypted

98 percent of IoT Traffic is unencrypted . When I read that statistic – published by Palo Alto Networks in their Unit 42 2020 Threat report – I should have been shocked, says Mike Nelson,VP of IoT Security at DigiCert.

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Global IoT interoperability progress as support grows for oneM2M

International standards initiative oneM2M has welcomed a range of new members as organisations around the world seek to accelerate the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) market through greater interoperability.

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Life 2.0: Creating pandemic-ready smart cities with COVID-19 learnings

Change is a constant. Right from the metal to machine age, till the era of digital revolution, we have seen several changes impacting our lives. In the information age we are in today, the pace of change has notched up manifold.

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Ecosystem strategy is essential for CSPs ‘losing ground’ in B2B 5G, says report

Telcos are losing ground in early enterprise 5G projects, and they need to act quickly to recover positions of influence as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. So says BearingPoint//Beyond, which is working in collaboration with Omdia (previously Ovum).

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The Role of 3D Printing in the IoT

(Sponsored Feature) – Estimations suggest that the smart manufacturing industry is going to conduct significantly more business in the coming years. Specifically, a recent write-up at Yahoo Finance projected that the smart manufacturing market would be worth $384.8 billion (€356.1 billion) within the next five years. That’s up from an expected $214.7 billion (€198.7 billion) at some

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The value of training devices at the network edge with AI

Internet of Things (IoT) vendors often tout the plug-and-play nature of their devices: Just connect it to the network and it starts reporting back the required data, says Yasser Khan, CEO of One Tech, Inc.

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Stay connected in a crisis: How emerging tech and data can cut a pandemic’s impact

The world is facing a once in a generation crisis, its scale matched only by the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 to 1920. Citizens face huge restrictions on the way they live their lives, cut off from loved ones and their livelihoods threatened.

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Safeguarding Industrial IoT: A rising security challenge – Part 1

The Fourth industrial revolution has unleashed a myriad of opportunities for organisations eager to leverage a new generation of connected Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices and reap the rewards of enhanced data sharing, operational efficiencies, and productivity, says Trevor Daughney, vice president of product marketing at Exabeam

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Samea Innovation selects Sequans Monarch Technology for new smart building IoT solution

Sequans Communications S.A., has announced that Samea Innovation, provider of wireless products and design services, is using Sequans’ Monarch GM01Q module to provide the LTE connectivity for its new Sensoriis Smart Building Wireless Sensor.

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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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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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Real-time embedded cyber visibility and security for IoT devices offered by Telit and Sternum

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), is partnering with Sternum, the multi-layered cybersecurity solution providing real-time embedded protection for IoT devices. Sternum’s solution can be built into Telit’s xE910 module family to give Telit’s customers in-depth visibility and security for their entire device fleet.

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L&T Technology Services joins Qualcomm smart cities accelerator programme

L&T Technology Services Limited, a global pure play engineering services company, announced it has joined the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Programme from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. to collaborate on providing smart ecosystem solutions and services to help global enterprises accelerate the digital transformation to smart urban infrastructure.

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