University of Surrey student’s project Canaria wins the global NASA SpaceApps Challenge 2016

James Lynn, a student studying Electronic Engineering with Space Systems, at the UK’s University of Surrey has won the global NASA SpaceApps Challenge 2016.

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ZTE claims to be the first to accomplish verification on standard NB-IoT system

ZTE Corporation, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet,

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IoT connections to overtake mobile phones by 2018, says Ericsson Mobility Report

The latest edition of the Ericsson, Mobility Report, published, reveals that the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to overtake mobile phones as the largest category of connected device by 2018.

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How will the IoT ecosystem be tested?

The large volumes and the diversity of devices that are predicted to be connected to the IoT over the next few years will introduce a new set of challenges in testing and validation – not only for the devices themselves, but also for the networks that will support them.

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How can mobile operators cope with the overwhelming demand to connect everything?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has continued to snowball over the past couple of years, and it’s the buzzword that continues to dominate the tech world.

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Massive IoT? Massive set of security requirements

IoT is here right now but it’s also one of the biggest application areas for 5G. Yet it’s easy to forget that while the industry has a clear vision of services that it hopes 5G will facilitate, much remains to be determined on the technical front with standardisation activities just beginning.

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Playing it for laughs: Huawei’s CEO meets analyst questions head on with wit and candour

Shenzhen, China — Eric Xu, the rotating CEO of Huawei, China’s largest telecom equipment and services provider, isn’t like most chief execs. Not only was he happy to take questions from an international posse of 500 communications analysts and media, he did it unscripted and with a strong sense of humour.

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Internet of things goes mainstream, according to new Verizon report

With an addressable market that includes more than 150 million cars that are not currently connected, over 300 million utility meters, nearly 1 million vineyard acres and 45 million people sharing goods and services* in the US alone, the Internet of Things (IoT) is now mainstream according to a new report released today by Verizon.

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Dubai government security networks operator selects Nokia to deliver smart city services

Nedaa, Professional Communication Corporation, the Dubai Government security networks provider, and its approved technology provider Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions, have commissioned Nokia to deploy a smart city solution based on a 5G-ready next-generation network.

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The top three of MWC… Internet of Things, Virtual Reality and 5G

In the run up to Mobile World Congress the predictions were coming in thick and fast. So who was right? We take a look at the top three trending topics that stood out at the biggest MWC event yet.

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Zuckerberg, 5G, handsets and brands overtake wearables in Twitter rankings at Mobile World Congress 2016

The international public relations company, Hotwire has issued statistics on the most tweeted about brands and topics (using #MWC2016) at last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The total number of #MWC2016 comments on Twitter came to 405,132.

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CEVA-X processor architecture unifies control and DSP processing for machine-type communication

CEVA, Inc. provider licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, introduced The NEW CEVA-X architecture framework, redefining performance and power efficiency for the processing of the control and data planes in baseband applications.

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Qualcomm announces mobile industry’s first Gigabit Class LTE modem

Qualcomm Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has introduced its sixth-generation discrete LTE multimode chipset — the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X16 LTE modem, which is built on a leading-edge 14nm FinFET process — and the Qualcomm RF Transceiver, WTR5975.

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Veniam announces US$22m in Series B IoT funding from Verizon, Cisco, Orange, and Yamaha Motor

Veniam that delivers the Internet of Moving Things, announced a $22 million Series B round.

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Machina Research’s predictions for the Internet of Things in 2016

Every January, Machina Research, the advisors on the Internet of Things, publishes its predictions for IoT in the coming year. This year promises to be an eventful one.

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It must be Xmas, the generations are all gathered and they’re fighting over the spectrum

It’s a bit of a flashpoint at this time. Tension mounts. All the generations and their products get together, they’re all excited and there are massive – possibly unrealistic – expectations. Having invited all these people to the party, the host suddenly starts panicking and wondering how they’re going to cater for them all. Everyone

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