Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 2

2. Continuity Continuity is about ensuring and extending the battery life of the device. Battery life is one of the most important considerations for IoT devices. Long battery life is a huge competitive advantage in consumer IoT devices. For industrial IoT devices, a battery life of five or ten years is the common expectation. For

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Exploring IoT’s top five challenges through the 5 Cs – Part 1

IoT deployment is happening rapidly. According to IoT Analytics, the number of connected devices in 2019 is expected to surpass initial forecasts by 14% to reach 9.5 billion. The three main drivers are explosive growth of consumer devices, much stronger than expected cellular IoT/M2M connections, and strong device connectivity growth in China due to government

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ThinkIoT solutions aim to simplify preparation for workers’ return

Lenovo has launched new Internet of Things (IoT) solutions called ThinkIoT Back to Work, for businesses returning to work after the coronavirus pandemic.

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Connecterra wins record funding as COVID shows food supply weakness

Breed Reply, a European investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has increased its investment in Dutch agritech company, Connecterra. As part of its Series B funding round, Connecterra has secured €7.8 million from existing investors, Breed Reply and Sistema, alongside new investors including AgTech specialists ADM Capital, French food safety enterprise Kersia Group

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Barriers to enterprise IoT ownership ‘removed‘ with new device support

Major barriers to ’Internet of Things‘ (IoT) ownership and efficient device management have now been removed thanks to the latest release of the enterprise-grade IoT management solution, SOTI Connect v1.2.The enhanced solution addresses prevalent industry challenges around managing industrial and mobile printers and limited access sensors, through a single point of control.

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Life Lessons: Rock star to resistors to robotics

A love of guitars led Tom Canning indirectly to the Internet of Things and his role as head of IoT and Devices at Canonical. Here, he tells IoT Now how his imagination was fired up lately by an enhanced computer vision use case, he shares about his worst boss, and the importance of listening to

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Spend on digital twins to reach $12.7bn by 2021, as solutions offer IoT investment RoI

A new study from Juniper Research has found that total global spend on Digital Twins will reach $12.7 billion (€11.3 billion) by 2021; an increase of 17% from $10.8 billion (€9.6 billion) in 2019. Digital Twins are a digital representation of physical assets that utilise IoT data; enabling use cases such as predictive maintenance when

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5 steps to reimagining operational architecture and boosting results with IoT

One of the expectations we have of digital transformation is the hope that it will bring fresh impetus, particularly for the industrial sectors. Internet of Things (IoT) or Industrial internet of things (IIoT) is the pillar on which these hopes are built, says Andreas Golze, senior vice president at Cognizant.

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Is your system ready for IoT?

What do you need to make sure your manufacturing facility is ready to make the leap to the Internet of Things? What do you want to gather? How will you communicate this information? How will you process this information and actuate based on the data? Existing system integration and communication?, says Joseph Zulick, a writer

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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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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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1080P RAW sensor launched with on-chip AEC for fast wake-up on IoT cameras

SmartSens Technology announces the official launch of SC210IoT – a 1080P 30fps low power video sensor specifically designed to power Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Real-time water utility meter platform designed to optimise cities’ revenues

Olea Edge Analytics, an intelligent edge computing platform for water utilities, has launched a solution for cities to optimise revenues associated with water meter inaccuracy. The program includes a survey, installation and access to the Olea Edge Analytics user-interface for real-time monitoring.

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IoT & Industry 4.0 Online Conference & Exhibition– June 16th, 2020

In simple terms, the Internet of Things (IoT) covers all devices, ranging from basic sensors to smartphones and wearables, that are connected to the internet and which can ‘talk’ to each other. IoT allows devices to communicate not only within closed silos but across different networks, so creating a more connected IT environment.

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Waylay partners with EPAM to deliver integrated IoT solutions to customers

IoT automation and analytics software company, Waylay has formed a partnership with EPAM Systems, Inc, a global provider of digital platform engineering and software development services. This is in response to increasing customer demand for advanced technologies that help derive more business value from IoT data.

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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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