Smart factory market to surpass US$127.2bn in 2022, says FMI report

Witnessing major growth in the recent past, smart factory projects have been performing well on the back of rising adoption of analytics and cyber security tools. The global smart factory market value will surpass US$127.2 billion (€112.53 billion) in 2022. That’s according to a new ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm study which has projected

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Milwaukee County Transit System to modernise fare collection system

Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) announced that it has chosen the Umo Mobility Platform by Cubic Transportation Systems as its new fare collection system following a competitive process that began last May. Umo (pronounced YOU-mo) is a national fare collection system that will connect MCTS riders to not only its bus services but to other forms of transit

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Kerlink and Clickie deploy smart-store systems for Latin America’s convenience store chain

ThorignE-Fouillard, France and Las Condes, Santiago, Chile. 15 February, 2022 – Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Clickie, a Chilean company that offers real-time monitoring and management of electricity consumption, announced their smart-store solution is being deployed in more than two-dozen stores in Chile owned by Latin America’s convenience store chain, OXXO.

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Nebulon launches new Red Hat Ansible collection for smartInfrastructure

London, UK. 15th February 2022 – Nebulon, Inc., the provider of smartInfrastructure, a cloud-based infrastructure operations SaaS that turns a server estate into a Cloud Operating Platform, announced it has developed the Red Hat Ansible collection for smartInfrastructure, which includes a set of modules that customers can use to integrate Nebulon infrastructure management into their Ansible automation playbooks.

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Cellular IoT market value to exceed $61bn globally by 2026

Hampshire, UK 15 February 2022: A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global value of the cellular IoT market will reach $61 billion (€53.92 billion) by 2026; rising from $31 billion (€27.40 billion) in 2022. It identified the growth of 5G and cellular LPWA (Low-power Wide Area) technologies as key to this 95% increase over

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Operator 5G engagements increase by more than 50%

HOLMDEL, USA. 10 February 2022 – Spirent Communications plc, the provider of test and assurance solutions for devices and networks, released its third annual 5G outlook report, based on analysis and takeaways from over 800 new global 5G engagements in 2021. The “5G 2022: Market Drivers, Insights & Considerations” report provides insights from across the

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How IoT technology and cloud computing meet the industrial challenges together

With the rapid increase in the industrial acceptance of technology, the number of connected IoT devices is projected to increase to US$ 43 billion (€37.64 billion) by 2023. It is thus accounted as an approx. A threefold increase from 2018, marking a huge improvement in the coming years ahead. Such a level-up mainly results in

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Uruguay to deploy LoRaWAN’s smart street lighting projects powered by Actility

Paris, France – National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo), operator of the Australian national LoRaWAN network powered by Actility, has signed a contract with a European technology provider Wellness TechGroup, to provide IoT network coverage to 70,000 smart streetlights in Uruguay’s capital Montevideo.

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Midsoft and Actility deploy smart LoRaWAN gas metering in the Eskisehir organised industrial zone

Midsoft L.T.D., a Turkish Industry 4.0 solutions provider, system integrator and an Actility Solution Partner, is deploying a large IoT project in the Eskisehir Organised Industrial Zone, providing an IoT network to cover a large area of 32 km² and implementing wireless IoT solutions, starting with gas usage monitoring.

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Infineon and SensiML enable sensor data capture and ML models for smart home, fitness and industry applications

Munich, Germany. 8 February, 2022 – Infineon Technologies AG is collaborating with SensiML, a developer of AI tools for building intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints. Together they offer developers an easy and seamless process to capture data from Infineon XENSIV sensors, train Machine Learning (ML) models, and deploy real-time inferencing models directly on ultra-low power PSoC 6

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Traxens raises 23M€ and acquires NEXT4

Marseille, France – Feb. 8, 2022 – Traxens, the smart-container service provider for the global supply-chain industry, announced it has received a new financing round of €23 million (USD25+ million), including participation of its historical shareholders, and acquired NEXT4, a fast-growing French supplier of removable and reusable shipping-container trackers.

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Verizon 5G ultra wideband and edge compute enable smart drones to navigate weather

New York, UK. – Engineers are exploring how Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband, mobile edge compute and artificial intelligence (AI) can help drones detect, interpret and respond to changing weather conditions in real time. Verizon deployed its 5G Ultra Wideband network and edge compute platform at the Caltech Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies (CAST).

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Academic and industry powerhouses combine forces to rethink the future of inclusive mobility

Cubic Corporation’s Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division and McMaster University are partnering to launch the Centre of Excellence for Artificial Intelligence and Smart Mobility. This long-term program will develop the building blocks to design the future of inclusive mobility through innovation and technology collaboration between government, academia, and the public and private sectors.

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Once the supply chain crisis subsides, can we digitally transform our way to a better future?

It was impossible to go through 2021 without hearing about the crisis afflicting global supply chains. Back in the first quarter of 2020 the pandemic triggered a catastrophic sequence of events that would ultimately impact how efficiently the world’s distribution networks operated, says Quy Le, head of delivery, FPT UK.

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Unreliable mobile coverage poses serious operational and safety concerns in smart construction and Industry 4.0

“IoT driven processes along with predictive maintenance and proactive monitoring technologies are reliant on cellular connectivity for reliable and safe operability,” says Gearoid Collins of Vilicom.

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Transsion and HERE partner to enhance location accuracy experience for smartphone users

Beijing, China and Mumbai, India. 25 January 2022 – HERE Technologies, the location data and technology platform, announced that Transsion, the provider of smart devices and mobile services in global emerging markets, has selected HERE Network Positioning to improve its location accuracy capabilities in emerging markets such as Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Indonesia and Thailand.

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