Putting the local community at the heart of the smart city: Part two

According to Frost and Sullivan’s smart cities report, the global market is forecast to be worth a staggering $1.56 trillion (€1.43 trillion) by 2025. This perhaps comes as no surprise given the continuous rise in the number of smart cities being ‘created’ world-wide, from Amsterdam, Dublin and Peterborough, to Dubai, Taipei and New York City.

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Why smart cities are the secret ingredient to socio-economic success: Part one

From Lahore, Shanghai and New York City, to Barcelona, Manchester and Milton Keynes, we’re seeing an exponential rise in the number of smart cities being ‘created’ globally, with the intention of making citizens’ lives more convenient, secure and sustainable.

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Telensa joins Qualcomm smart cities accelerator program to deliver streetlight-based smart city applications

Telensa, the provider of connected street lighting and smart city data applications, announced that it has joined the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. The program connects cities, municipalities, government agencies and enterprises with end-to-end smart city solutions based on Qualcomm Technologies’ technology.

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‘Transformative’ urban digital twin and city modelling deployments to exceed 500 by 2025, says ABI

The digital twin concept and the urban modelling paradigm, more generally, are transforming how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.

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UK IoT security regulation encourages consumers to be more aware

The UK government is moving forward with its plans to create regulation for IoT devices. The move follows a broad global trend to try and lock down the burgeoning but insecure world of the IoT, says Mike Nelson, vice president of IoT Security at DigiCert.

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Exploring the benefits of building a smart city for your country – Part two

In part one of this blog we discussed about the practical and economic benefits of smart city and smart technology. In the second part and the last part of the blog Harikrishna Kundariya co-founder, director of eSparkBiz Technologies explains, the Environmental benefits of smart city and technology.

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Exploring the benefits of building a smart city for your country – Part one

As the IoT sector continues to develop and innovate, there is a potential benefit and efficiency gained as well. One of the areas where IoT has specifically developed and grown is the smart city. As we move forward in this 21st Century, surviving in the technological world, everything we need should be smart.

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Low power IoT service revenues to exceed $2.6bn by 2024, as operators seek new revenue streams

A new study from Juniper Research found that service revenues from low power IoT technologies will exceed $2.6 billion (2.3 billion) by 2024; rising from only $290 million (263 million) in 2019, a growth of 800% over the next 5 years. Low power IoT technologies include low-priced wireless connections that deliver low bandwidth and power

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5 steps to smarter, safer cities

It seems that at every turn, there is buzz surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) and the benefits it can bring to the world around us, says Mike Beevor, field chief technologist, Pivot3.

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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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M2M connections to exceed 1.6bn by 2024, driven by embedded SIM adoption says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global number of cellular M2M connections will reach 1.6 billion by 2024; rising from 596 million in 2019. This is a growth of 165% over the next 5 years.

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IoT Solutions World Congress announces the ten Testbeds for its edition this October

How can wind turbines on wind farms be fixed remotely? Will there be variable insurance policies that adapt to our driving behaviour? How can cyberattacks affecting the safety of autonomous cars be tackled? How can the water pollution of a river be monitored? How can energy losses in gas distribution networks be detected?

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oneM2M appoints new marcom chair and vice-chair, as work on Release 4 specifications ramps up

oneM2M, the global standards body for the Internet of Things (IoT), has appointed a new chair and a regional vice-chair of Asia for its Marketing and Communications (Marcom) Committee, as it continues to expand its presence in global IoT standardisation.

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Global digital twin market size to exceed $20bn by 2025

Digital Twin Market size is set to exceed US $20 billion (€17 billion) by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

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The operational brain: A new paradigm for intelligent data management in the industrial IoT

The Industrial Internet of Thing (IIoT) promises to allow organisations to deploy ever-increasing volumes of machine and sensor data to optimise myriad production processes, enhance security, and improve the worker experience (whether that employee is on the factory floor or in the office).

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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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