EUSPA launches €1mn #myEUspace competition for new services in smart agriculture, mobility and quantum tech

Prague, Czech Republic. September 1st, 2021 — The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) has launched a new competition called #myEUspace. The EU prize contest is targeting innovators and entrepreneurs ready to explore, develop and commercialise innovative solutions that use EU Space data and services. According to the agency, this is going beyond

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9 IoT applications that will change everything

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

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COVID-19 is writing a new world order

Amidst the socio-economic disruptions caused by COVID-19, the common cause of finding a solution to the pandemic has brought together individuals, institutions, communities, governments and society at large. Looking at such collaborative initiatives, says CP Gurnani, MD and CEO, Tech Mahindra.

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How the network ecosystem is changing the future of the farm

Smart agriculture is the science and art of improving farming with technology. Innovations in farming are by no means new – since the invention of the wheel and the plough, the industry has been adopting new tools and ways of working for centuries.

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There are some choices in life you HAVE to get right!

You don’t choose a life partner for their hair colour You don’t choose a home because it has nice curtains You don’t choose a Business Platform for its logo

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Skills shortage in the agritech sector holding back IoT innovation, finds Inmarsat

The potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive innovation, efficiency, and increased productivity in the agricultural sector is at risk, as agritech businesses must urgently upskill current employees and embark on recruitment drives to ensure they have the capabilities to deliver the technology.

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Inmarsat and Pessl Instruments to deliver IoT solutions to the agriculture sector around the world

Inmarsat, the global mobile satellite communications provider, has agreed to enter into a strategic partnership with Pessl Instruments, a provider of advanced agriculture technology solutions, to become its sole connectivity and platforms provider.

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Smart farming and food production must accelerate rapidly to keep pace with population growth

Internet of Things (IoT) analyst firm Beecham Research has launched a new report highlighting the importance of harnessing new technologies to address the vital need for sustainable food production to support the current rate of population growth.

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Agricultural equipment manufacturer relies on IoT to help farmers improve efficiency and increase profits

Farmers have always been skilled at observing their environment: weather, soil, crop readiness and adjusting their planting, harvesting and other tasks based on measurements, conditions and forecasts. Here we look at a recent project to IoT-enable these traditional farming skills.

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New security features on Sigfox-based solutions delivered by Trusted Objects and UnaBiz

Trusted Objects, a security provider for the Internet of Things (IoT), and UnaBiz, a Singapore-based IoT-dedicated network operator, are partnering to deliver hardware-based security to the Sigfox network in Asia.

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IoT and robotics invent the future in Kandy, myDevices and Collaborizm Hackathon

Kandy, GENBAND’s communications Platform-as-a-Service (cPaaS), has announced the results of its Invent the Future hackathon.

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ASEAN’s IoT leaders to gather in Singapore to drive IoT developments in the region

ASEAN’s Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) thought leaders will gather in Singapore, in February, for the 12th edition of Asia IoT Business Platform.

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SIGFOX and Omantel join forces to roll out dedicated IoT network in Sultanate of Oman

SIGFOX, a provider of a dedicated communications service for the Internet of Things (IoT), and Omantel, a provider of integrated telecommunication services, has announced plans to deploy SIGFOX’s IoT network in the Sultanate.

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M2M World Alliance delivers ‘first multi-operator global solution’

The M2M World Alliance, which is comprised of Etisalat, KPN, NTT DOCOMO, Rogers, SingTel, Telefonica, Telstra and VimpelCom, has officially unveiled its solution which aims to simplify and promote the adoption of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications worldwide.

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Think agriculture isn't a great place for M2M? Think again….

When most people think of agriculture, they visualize a farmer driving along in the hot sun on an old-style tractor. While this type of farming is still prevalent in many areas, the production of food has become much bigger business and much more technologically savvy than most people realize.

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US government puts $14m into 52 new telemedicine and distance learning projects

Washington, DC, USA — The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced funding for 52 telemedicine and distance learning projects designed to improve access to healthcare and educational opportunities in 29 US states.

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