IoT device management revenues to climb to US$20.5bn by 2023, according to ABI Research

Device management services, which include device provisioning, software and firmware updates, and device monitoring, will generate revenues of US$20.5 billion (€17.20 billion) by 2023, says a US-based research house.

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Smart city tech to drive over 5% incremental GDP, trillions in economic growth over the next decade reports ABI Research

The positive impact of smart city technologies on economic development could see cities locking in incremental growth of over 5% and driving more than $20 trillion (€16.21 trillion) in additional economic benefits over the coming decade. These are the findings of a new whitepaper by ABI Research

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Sierra Wireless integrates SIM, security and GNSS into industry’s smallest, lowest power multi-mode LPWA modules

Sierra Wireless, the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the industry’s smallest, lowest power, multi-mode Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) cellular modules targeted at rapidly growing markets in asset tracking and connected industrial equipment, smart city, healthcare, agriculture and wearables.

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Smart city question over US$5 trillion posed in new ABI Research survey: Cheaper or smarter?

Smart city technologies could save enterprises, governments and citizens globally over US$5 trillion (€4.21 trillion) annually by 2022 according to a new whitepaper by ABI Research. The new white paper analyses the scope for cost savings and efficiency as a driver for smart city deployments, smart technologies and the IoT.

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Gemalto and Huawei claim a ‘cost-effective’ narrowband solution for mass market IoT

To help device manufacturers meet a growing demand for long-lasting low-power NarrowBand (NB) IoT modules, Gemalto and Huawei – via its semiconductor arm, HiSilicon – are working together to develop the next generation of modules that combine an extra level of security and consume very low power.

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Will artificial intelligence enable new smart home services personalised for the whole family?

Analysts predict an imminent boom in demand for smart homes, yet the mainstream media still scoffs at pitiful consumer take-up. The truth may lie somewhere in between, but it seems there are too many services that users either don’t value or struggle to install.

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Cisco Jasper launches platform for automated enterprise mobility management service

When an enterprise has hundreds or thousands of employees with business mobile devices like smartphones or tablets, managing and monitoring the connectivity, data usage, and general operation of those mobile devices can be a challenge that leads to high enterprise mobility costs.

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Exploring automotive innovation: Is technology in the driver’s seat?

As traditional IT hardware business continues to commoditise, technology companies are looking for new industries to disrupt. The global automotive industry, with almost 90 million annual sales, provides a huge opportunity with global reach. In this blog, CPA Global shares patent trends following an analysis of the automotive industry.

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Vendors integrate to bolster over-the-air offerings and help car makers benefit from ‘$35bn savings’

At CES in Las Vegas earlier this month Airbiquity announced two technology integrations with key partners designed to enhance its over-the-air (OTA) software update solution.

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RPMA technology coming to Europe in 2017

RPMA (Random Phase Multiple Access) LPWAN (low power wide area network) technology was designed from the bottom up to optimise wide area connectivity for Machine-to-Machine and Internet of Things (M2M and IoT) devices.

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Lightweight multi-purpose processor for the massive Internet of Things introduced by CEVA

CEVA, Inc., a licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, has introduced a new lightweight, multi-purpose, processor IP core to streamline the design of cellular-enabled low data rate industrial and consumer loT devices.

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ABI Research finds the future of BLE beacon shipments is not in retail

Though beacon retail technology is grabbing headlines, the future of BLE beacon shipments is not in retail.

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Bluetooth 5 to quadruple range, double speed, and increase data broadcasting capacity by 800%

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) reported that its next release, coming late 2016 to early 2017, will be called Bluetooth 5 and will include significantly increased range, speed, and broadcast messaging capacity.

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Consumer awareness and preference of Bluetooth technology at a rise a new survey shows

A recent survey conducted by Lux Insights, Inc. puts consumer awareness of Bluetooth wireless technology at 92% globally, with 62% of respondents reporting a purchasing preference for Bluetooth enabled products, noting Bluetooth is reliable, easy to use, and makes life easier.

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The emergence of IoT specific SIMs and networks

Webinar online Learn why customers are moving away from traditional roaming SIMs and networks in favour of services designed specifically for the needs of connected products and services.

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Car OEM telematics leads IoT segments and generates $60 bn service revenues in 2020-says ABI

While 4G networks would be preferred by automakers to power the connected car, it is 3G networks that will carry the data driving the majority of its global telematics and infotainment services revenues. In fact, it will be after 2020 that 4G becomes the leading connection technology for OEM telematics revenues.

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