IoT platform architecture updated by MachNation

MachNation has published an update to its Internet of Things (IoT) platform functional architecture.

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5 challenges still facing the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become a huge part of how people live, communicate and do business. All around the world, web-enabled devices are turning our world into a more switched-on place to live.

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First remote patient monitoring system claimed for bladder dysfunction uses cellular IoT

Until now, taking accurate bladder function measurements was both a labour-intensive and notoriously inaccurate process. It involved patients voiding (passing urine) into a large top hat-like plastic bucket (called a ‘commode hat’) and keeping manual logs of volume, time, and frequency. A compact and portable battery-powered handheld device promises to revolutionise the sector.

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Software AG and Tech Mahindra partner on IoT and analytics innovation for telcos

Software AG announced a partnership with Tech Mahindra, a provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions.

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Ligado raises over $100 mn to build mission-critical 5G networks

Ligado Networks, announced more than $100 million (€89 million) in new investments to begin taking the necessary steps to build 5G IoT networks that serve mission-critical industries like public safety and emergency response, commercial transportation, energy, and manufacturing.

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IoT and education: Bridging the digital divide

Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, schools worldwide had to shut down quickly. While many schools already operated with some online component, most were not equipped to become 100% digital in a matter of days. Our own online portal for digital learning saw a 200% increase in activity after the outbreak put schools on a

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Global IoT interoperability progress as support grows for oneM2M

International standards initiative oneM2M has welcomed a range of new members as organisations around the world seek to accelerate the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) market through greater interoperability.

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Services firm ISS partners with Haltian to build smart facilities

Facility services company ISS requires an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that is secure, reliable, and easily scaled and modified to customers’ needs. Finnish IoT and product development company Haltian has already been the main provider of IoT solutions for ISS Finland, and now the co-operation is to be extended globally.

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‘0G’ in the management of epidemics

The coronavirus epidemic has turned into a pandemic. The lack of hindsight and visibility in the face of increasing numbers of victims and the overloading of emergency services has led to the lockdown of half the planet. This containment impacts and will impact all economies, but even more so the economies of developing countries.

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Report reveals privacy is taking back seat in global contact tracing efforts

Access Partnership, a global public policy firm for the tech sector, today released a report into global approaches to COVID-19 contact tracing. “Digital Contact Tracing: A Comparative Global Study” provides an overview of how tech-enabled countries have approached the use of digital contact tracing to stalk and defeat COVID-19.

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Privacy purists cannot be allowed to block the end of lockdown

Innovations in technology continue to offer hope in the fight against the spread of coronavirus. From thermal sensors which detect symptoms to track and trace apps, it seems inevitable, says Alicia Asin, co-founder and CEO of Libelium, that new technology holds at least part of the key to enabling us to return to some sense of normality.

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Austria’s A1 Digital and BigML support COVID-19 research

A1 Digital, a subsidiary of A1 Telekom Austria Group reports that, together with its strategic partner BigML, it will make machine learning capacity available free of charge to international research institutions.

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Video camera cellular connections to reach 20.4mn in Europe and N America by 2024

IoT market research provider, Berg Insight, has released a new market report covering the connected video camera market. The report focuses on the following five application areas: city surveillance; commercial buildings and industrial site surveillance; smart home security cameras; body-worn cameras; and video telematics for commercial vehicles.

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UltraSoC embedded analytics chosen by SimpleMachines for new compute platform

UltraSoC reports that its embedded analytics technology has been selected by SimpleMachines, Inc (SMI) for use within SMI’s innovative Composable Computing Platform.

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IoT in 2030: A tri-polar world, with significant regional variations

In May 2020 Transforma Insights published the first iteration of its global IoT forecasts which predicted 24.1 billion connected devices generating US$1.5 trillion (€1.3 trillion) in 2030. However, the global picture belies a significant variation between regions. In particular, the vertical-specific opportunity is highly regionalised and growth in China will be driven by government policy

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Why are some smart home businesses ‘bricking’ customers’ devices?

Wink recently gave its customers a two-day deadline to pay a subscription for its services or have them ‘bricked’, digitally blocked. Mark Samuel (MS), CEO of Ezlo Innovation, believes that not only is the “buy a subscription or we brick your device” model the wrong way to treat customers, it is also the wrong revenue

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