IoT’s digitisation of healthcare speeds up but device downtime and security concerns remain, says SOTI

As the pandemic disrupted traditional patient service models, the healthcare sector overwhelmingly adopted remote and telehealth technology solutions. New global research from SOTI, A critical investment: Taking the pulse of technology in healthcare, shows nearly all global healthcare providers (98%) offering frontline services have implemented IoT/telehealth medical device capabilities.

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UWANT launches the X100 cordless all-in-one wet dry vacuum cleaner globally

Shenzhen, China. 02 August, 2022 – Experts in smart home appliances and innovative cleaning devices, UWANT has this week announced the official global launch of the all-new X100 cordless all-in-one wet dry vacuum cleaner. Featuring patented double roller technology, a patented pet hair cutting device and long battery life, the all-new products are currently available for preorder via the UWANT website for [$429 (€421.62)].

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Web threats increase by over 130% at the end of 2021

21 April, 2022 – Web threats affect everyone and every device that is connected to the internet. Web threats enter users’ networks without their awareness and can be activated by opening a spam email or clicking on an executable file attachment. Once they have compromised a system, web threats can travel through the network to

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Enea claims to extend 5G core to manage 4G network data through ‘virtual schema’

Enea announced the creation of the industry’s virtualised data schema giving mobile operators the ability to map 4G and 5G data models into a single customisable view from the 5G Core to the edge.

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FactoryLogix IIoT-based manufacturing 4.0 platform chosen by Mercury Systems

FactoryLogix by Aegis has been selected by Mercury Systems, Inc, a provider in trusted, securing mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defence.

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Demand for unmanned traffic management systems to surge on aerial vehicles and UAVs

As of now, North America accounts for a majority of the market share for unmanned traffic management (UTM) systems, followed by Europe. This is due to high penetration of autonomous aerial vehicles, UAVs, conventional aircraft, and drones in the region.

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Forecast shows new details of technologies connecting IoT

Technology evolution and the growth of LPWA (low power wide area) services necessitates a different approach to forecasting Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. This is demonstrated by Transforma Insights’ analysis in its new Hyperconnectivity forecasts.

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Ericsson buys Cradlepoint for wireless Edge WAN solutions in US$1.1bn deal

Ericsson has agreed to acquire Cradlepoint, the US-based specialist in Wireless Edge WAN 4G and 5G Enterprise solutions. The investment is key to Ericsson’s ongoing strategy of capturing market share in the rapidly expanding 5G Enterprise space.

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Optimum device management is key to successful IoT deployment

Excellent device management is critical to any Internet of Things (IoT) deployment, says Josh Taubenheim, IoT analyst at the US-based IoT test and research organisation, MachNation. Here he describes the four requirements to consider when choosing an IoT device management vendor.

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Curve smart GPS tracker launched in Europe by Vodafone to track cars, keys and other valuables

Vodafone UK has expanded its consumer smart tech offering with the launch of smart GPS tracker, Curve. Curve allows users to stay connected to the people and things they love, sending them alerts and updates straight to their mobile from a distance.

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Global IoT market to grow to $1.5trn annual revenue by 2030

Transforma Insights, led by veteran Internet of Things (IoT) analysts Jim Morrish and Matt Hatton, says it has established a new benchmark for global IoT forecasts, by publishing the first iteration of its “granular” Total Addressable Market (TAM) database based on analysis of hundreds of applications.

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Self-charging everything: Battle for the high ground

When some full-function, always-on smartwatches are able to self-charge, the others will look like the horse-drawn cart. And, says IDTechEx chairman, Dr Peter Harrop, when Internet of Things (IoT) nodes are self-charging at the right size and price, the market for them will increase one thousand times.

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Ecosystem strategy is essential for CSPs ‘losing ground’ in B2B 5G, says report

Telcos are losing ground in early enterprise 5G projects, and they need to act quickly to recover positions of influence as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. So says BearingPoint//Beyond, which is working in collaboration with Omdia (previously Ovum).

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IoT platform revenue to grow 20% in 2020, despite global COVID-19 pandemic

A new study from Juniper Research has found that IoT platform revenue will reach $66 billion (€60 billion) in 2020; rising from $55 billion (€50 billion) in 2019. This represents an annual rise of 20%.

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Is this the first IoT winter?

Is the Internet of Things (IoT) going through its ‘First IoT Winter’ between 2015 and 2020? Based on his recent book ‘The Internet of Things Myth’ and work by Transforma Insights looking at IoT deployments, says Matt Hatton, founding partner, Transforma Insights.

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IoT agency SharpEnd wins investment from Guala Closures to scale connected packaging

SharpEnd has signed a strategic partnership for an undisclosed sum with Guala Closures Group, a manufacturer of closures for spirits and wine, and a specialist in connected bottle caps.

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