US$8bn market for IoT security services predicted on 4G and 5G networks by 2026

Global tech market advisory firm ABI Research forecasts that by 2026, Internet of Things (IoT) cellular connections will number more than more than 3 billion. 4G LTE and LPWA networks will bear the brunt of these new connections and drive a US$8 billion market for IoT security services, says the firm.

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Tech sectors receive major boost from landmark $3.5trn infrastructure package

Growth in key tech sectors is set to rocket after a landmark $1 trillion (€0.85 trillion) infrastructure package bill passed in the US Senate, part of a comprehensive $3.5 trillion (€2.98 trillion) plan within President Biden’s post-COVID Build Back Better initiative and paralleling the UN‘s Race To Zero campaign.

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IoT in desperate need of more robust identity and access management

The future of Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Internet of Things (IoT) will escape the confines of user-focused identity and transition toward a more inclusive model.  The new multi-faced approach will include machine and system identity along with IoT device and platform management operations, according to a new analysis research report by global tech market advisory

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LoRa will be top non-cellular LPWA network technology in five years, says ABI

Semtech Corporation a supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced the release of a commissioned white paper, “LoRaWAN® and Multi-RAN Architecture Connecting the Next Billion IoT Devices,” from global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research.

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Oil & Gas IoT core analytics service revenues to grow to US$712mn in 2026

The Oil & Gas (O&G) IoT Analytics market garners heavy investment, yet it is deeply challenged by complex system integrations, siloed data, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) management systems.

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LoRaWAN will temporarily replace 5G networks for IoT

5G networks will revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT). But it will take several years for the technology to cover most of the planet. Thanks to LoRaWAN, you don’t need to wait, says Sergiy Seletsky, IoT practice leader and senior solution architect at Intellias.

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China takes lead in worldwide cellular M2M module revenues

The big supply-side story from the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2019 was the rise of Chinese vendors to the number one position in cellular module shipments and revenue, for the first time.

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COVID-19 disruptions cause smart meter shipments to tank 25%

The market disruptions due to Covid-19 pandemic will result in a 25% Year on Year (YoY) decrease in annual smart meter shipments in 2020. Consequently, smart meter YoY revenue will contract by 31% US$3.3 billion (€2.9 billion) to reach US$7.39 billion (€6.5 billion), finds global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research.

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COVID-19 causes wearable shipments to fall 27mn against forecast

Wearables have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic because consumer interest in buying non-essential devices has dropped in the first quarter of 2020, along with the issues associated with a hampered supply chain.

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Device-to-cloud IoT platform services will reach US$18bn by 2026, says ABI

From the early days of Thingworx (PTC) and ILS (Telit) to the market today, the device-to-cloud IoT platform service market has changed dramatically. Early platform services included device connectivity and cloud integration, device management services, and simple alerting services.

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‘Transformative’ urban digital twin and city modelling deployments to exceed 500 by 2025, says ABI

The digital twin concept and the urban modelling paradigm, more generally, are transforming how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.

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Telit launches OneEdge software suite for IoT modules to shorten path to monetisation

IoT enabler Telit has unveiled OneEdge, a new initiative to speed Internet of Things deployments and reduce the time required to monetise the digitalisation of businesses.

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Water utilities forecast to propel growth with global smart meter revenue to reach US$14bn by 2026

Water and gas meter shipments will see double-digit revenue growth over the next five years. If this market forecast comes true it will be welcome news in a market where smart electricity shipments are contracting and greatly slowing growth of overall revenues across the entire metering segment.

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Smart cities: Is it wise to get smarter?

We are in an era of intelligent and urgent urban innovation. Our homes are connected, our streets are thriving labyrinths of interconnectivity, and our businesses are a hive of data streaming and surveillance.

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Enterprise video surveillance growing to US$12bn on edge and device analytics capabilities

As the video surveillance industry continues its transition toward IP camera systems with edge and on-device analytics capabilities, solution providers continue to offer connected products and services with vastly stronger value propositions than traditional, legacy analogue systems.

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IoT partner programmes choosing depth over breadth as maturity grows and enrolment falls

In its recent analysis ranking 547 companies on their IoT service capabilities, ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies, finds that partner programmes and their member companies are continuing to mature in their IoT offerings while simultaneously decreasing the average number of members per partner program.

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