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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GCI selects Ericsson for 5G New Radio rollout in Alaska for consumers and businesses

Ericsson has been selected by GCI, Alaska’s telecommunications company, to build the USA’s northernmost 5G network in Anchorage, Alaska. This is scheduled to launch in 2020, and marks Ericsson’s 22nd publicly announced 5G contract.

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Innov8te smart cities incubator announces first cohort of companies driving urban transformation

The DEC Network announced the initial cohort of the six companies selected for its Innov8te Smart Cities Incubator in its flagship West End location. It is focused on supporting entrepreneurs and early-stage companies in sectors backing urban and civic transformation.

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Delivering 5G networks requires more fibre to maximise full potential, says Emtelle

For operators to maximise the full potential of 5G and capitalise on their network infrastructure, fibre should be at the heart of every Fibre-To-The-x (FTTx) and mobile network. So says Paul McCue, Emtelle’s market specialist, 5G, IoT and Smart City today.

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Manchester Met and Cisco launch an IoT ‘makerspace’ thingQbator to support digital creative talent

Cisco and Manchester Metropolitan University, together with The Foundation for Digital Creativity announced the launch of thingQbator, an on-campus IoT Makerspace to help fuel the digital talent pipeline in the city.

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Mobile service providers prepare to strengthen security ahead of 5G deployments in IoT, says survey

According to a new global survey fielded by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, in partnership with A10 Networks, mobile service providers anticipate significant new revenue opportunities from the coming deployment of high-speed 5G networks and a host of new IoT-driven use cases.

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The IoT opportunity: Your network is a competitive advantage

Recently an ‘IoT Breakfast’ brought together CIOs and CEOs to ask the question: How can businesses thrive as the Internet of Things (IoT) changes the landscape? The message was clear: IoT is upon us and failing to prepare means you should prepare to fail.

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