Improving data security will create the next IoT boom

The security of the internet of things (IoT) remains a key barrier to its proliferation. Research analysed by Business Insider found that 44% of American consumers were “very concerned” about the possibility of information and privacy leaks becoming a reality when it comes to their connected devices, indicating the scale of the concern, says Jocelyn Brown, freelance

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How connected teddy bears, coffee makers and cars are challenging security teams

In a new Palo Alto Networks study, technology leaders have acknowledged they need to step up security to face an IoT influx.Smart teddy bears, implanted heart monitors, electric cars and other connected devices are regularly connecting to corporate networks, prompting technology leaders to warn that significant action should be taken to prevent these devices from

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IoT Smart Selector helps developers find the best battery for their application

Saft has developed a new Smart Battery Selector online tool that enables developers to evaluate the best battery choice to energise their Internet of things (IoT) applications.

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Nokia speeds industry 4.0 transformation with added digital automation cloud functionality

Nokia reports new added value features and digital automation enablers for its Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (DAC) private wireless networking platform.

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NVIDIA to buy Arm for $40bn to create ‘premier computing company for Age of AI’

NVIDIA and SoftBank Group Corp. (SBG) have reached an agreement under which NVIDIA will acquire Arm Ltd from SBG and the SoftBank Vision Fund (together, SoftBank) in a transaction valued at $40 billion (€33 billion).

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HC Technologies and Sigfox launch 3 new devices to bring the IoT revolution

HC Technologies and Sigfox, the IoT service provider and initiator of the 0G network, have announced the launch of three new devices to support and accelerate the digitalisation process of factories and industrial facilities.

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Sensors in the water industry: The next step to IoT cities

Sensors in the water and wastewater treatment industries are an emerging technology market area, forecast to grow to $2Bn (€1 billion)+ in 2030. These sensors will make up the wider application of IoT devices in cities, and the hype around them is growing.

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‘Smartest sensor ever’ claimed by Europe’s Allterco Robotics partnered by Silicon Labs

Allterco Robotics used IFA 2020 to announce the new Shelly Motion sensor. The device is developed in partnership with Silicon Labs and claims a 1-year battery life with 24/7 internet connectivity.

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North American wearables market grows 10% as selling prices take a hit, says Canalys

The value of North America’s wearable band market in Q2 2020 remained flat year-on-year at US$2 billion (€1 billion), despite shipments growing 10% annually.

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ADTRAN enables IoT market to scale for network operators

ADTRAN, Inc, a provider of innovative business and residential connectivity solutions, announced at its 2020 Virtual CONNECT Press & Analyst Event that it is leveraging its expertise in carrier-grade broadband access network reliability to address specific Internet of Things (IoT) scale challenges.

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Standards hold the key to unlocking the connected home

In light of the current pandemic, global technology market advisory firm ABI Research estimates that Connected Home devices could see a 30% year-on-year sales surge in the coming months. Not only this, says Daniel Egger, Axiros GmbH and Project Stream Lead for Broadband User Services (BUS) Data Modeling Project Stream, smart home devices are expected to

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How fibre networks can make ‘smart’ motorways safer

Congestion on core road networks is a major problem for many countries around the world. Indeed, according to the largest ever study of global traffic, conducted by INRIX in 2017, congestion in the US alone costs $305 billion (€257 billion).

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Aruba ESP unifies IoT, IT, and OT networks to dynamically adapt to changing environments

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, today announced significant enhancements to Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform) that unifies IoT, IT, and Operational Technology (OT) networks to enable customers to quickly adapt to changing environments and user requirements. Aruba ESP is the first fully programmable platform to generate contextual information – about identity, location, security posture, and applications

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Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs among partners with ioXt Alliance to secure IoT devices

The ioXt Alliance, which describes itself as the global standard for IoT Security, announced today that major technology companies and manufacturers including Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs, have certified a wide range of devices through the ioXt Alliance Certification Program.

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Sim Local launches ‘UNITE’ eSIM platform for mobile operators

This month, Sim Local has officially launched its ‘UNITE’ eSIM platform. It aims to provide all the core capability a mobile operator needs to offer eSIM services to their customers.

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AR & VR revenue growth to be driven by increasing demand in gaming

Some of the key players in the global augmented reality and virtual reality (AR & VR) market include names such as Microsoft Corporation, Google Inc., Apple Inc., and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. among others.

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