Kerlink signs IoTdc as Internet of Things solutions distributor into South Africa

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), announced its expansion into South Africa and a distribution agreement with IoTdc, a distributor of connected hardware and device-related applications for the IoT in that country.

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How to select the right Low Power Wide Area Network technology

The world of ‘Internet of Things’ and its uses across industries are expanding drastically. It is transforming the way human and devices interact with each other, creating market opportunities and enabling change across industries.

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Jerusalem building one of the largest smart city networks using ‘Gigabit Wireless Access’ equipment

Siklu, a global provider of Fixed 5G millimetre wave (mmWave) technology for Gigabit Wireless Access, Smart City and security networks announced at the Smart City Expo in Barcelona

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Telit adds new cellular Low Power Wide Area modules to portfolio

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), announced two new Narrow Band-IoT modules to the Telit portfolio, the NE310H2-W1 and NL865H2-W1. With a global set of bands from Telit unified family form factors, the modules are ideal for 2G to 4G NB-IoT transition and offer the lowest power consumption for battery-driven applications

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End-to-end IoT cybersecurity ‘password-free’ solution ELIoT Pro unveiled at IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona

Cyberus Labs has launched its IoT cybersecurity solution ELIoT Pro (Easy & Lightweight IoT Protector) simultaneously at both the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona and the Cybersec Forum in Katowice, Poland. The solution is said by the company to be simple-to-use and ultra secure.

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The odd, unpredictable expansion of IoT

What makes a product a game-changer in the IoT world? For every bona fide success like Amazon Echo or Google Home, you’ll find dozens of “smart” products that are anything but. We all may see huge potential in a cutting-edge home surveillance system like Nest, but an internet-connected toaster only prompts ridicule, says Carsten Rhod Gregersen CEO

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Industry ecosystem grows but still faces problems down the road

It’s been a busy few weeks for the IoT ecosystem. Here, freelance technology writer Antony Savvas looks at developments and also considers some of the problems.

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Connexin and Cisco deliver UK’s first purpose-built Smart City Operating System for Hull City Council

Hull will become the first city in the UK to benefit from its own purpose-built Smart City Operating System (OS). Using an Internet of Things (IoT) foundation to its digital strategy, the CityOS platform provided by Smart City Operator Connexin, enables Hull to become a programmable city.

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Scale-up companies shortlisted for the £70,000 Brazil Tech Awards

Eight international scale-ups have just been chosen out of the 138 that entered the first edition of the Brazil Tech Award, which is the only Brazilian competition to attract innovative companies from all over the world to Brazil.

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How the network ecosystem is changing the future of the farm

Smart agriculture is the science and art of improving farming with technology. Innovations in farming are by no means new – since the invention of the wheel and the plough, the industry has been adopting new tools and ways of working for centuries.

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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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