Qualcomm, the smartphone chipmaker, has acquired NXP Semiconductors for US$47 billion in the largest semiconductor acquisition of all time, says Yiru Zhong, senior industry analyst, Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan. (Also see: Qualcomm focuses on IoT as it agrees to buy chipset maker NXP Semiconductors for US$47bn.)
Of course, connected devices will require robust, secure communications at every point in the chain, from sensor nodes to the cloud and back again. This is where a plethora of wireless positioning and communications technologies come into play.
We are told that the connected city is going to be a smarter city, but what does “smarter” actually mean in this context, and how will cities be connected? We don’t yet have all the answers to these questions, but public authorities, businesses, academic institutions, NGOs and individuals have,
Who knew? Today Saturday, October 29 is Internet Day. Well, Gemalto for one knew, and here two of their leading lights reflect on where we are now with the challenges facing the Internet of Things.
The development of smart farming and precision agriculture must accelerate rapidly and learn lessons from smart city projects if it is to meet the challenge set by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation,
The Internet of Things (IoT) makes many promises; a more cohesive society, greater understanding of existing technologies and vows of a better, easier life. But as more and more ‘things’ become ‘smart’ are technology providers really ready to follow up on such grand gestures?
Businesses, public sector organisations, and communities in Aberdeen, Dundee, Paisley, and Orkney will benefit from state-of-the-art connectivity, with the launch of new Internet of Things (IoT) networks in each location.
Nokia has joined the UK’s Bristol Is Open initiative, becoming the first major telecoms vendor to participate in Bristol’s living laboratory and underlining its commitment to smart city solutions, an increasingly important part of our connected world.
Modern life is demanding. Better connectivity means people now want everything on-demand in all aspects of their lives. Businesses have been tasked with keeping up, delivering the products and services required, without compromise,
At a Round Table on Connected and Automated Driving initiated and chaired by Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, the automotive and telecom industries have formally announced the creation of Europe’s first Automotive-Telecom Alliance.
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