Which European Tech Hub offers the fastest 4G?

If your tech start-up needs excellent 4G connectivity around the clock, it’s probably best you set up base in Amsterdam, Stockholm, Zurich, or Tallinn, says Andrea Toth. Yes, Tallinn: the city that nurtured Skype and Transferwise, came out as one of the top cities in our measurements if you’re looking for excellent LTE availability

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SAP Predictive Engineering Insights enables digital asset management

SAP SE has introduced SAP Predictive Engineering Insights, a cloud-based solution that creates virtual equivalents of physical assets to provide real-time, intelligent analysis based on sensor feeds.

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Predicting the future

The fourth industrial revolution is well underway and as state-of-the-art technology drops in price, many more industries are benefiting from smart factories. As a recent PwC survey found 72% of companies expect to achieve advanced levels of digitisation by 2020, the reach of these technologies is only set to increase in 2018.

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Skills shortage holding back IoT innovation for 60% of firms in the agritech sector, Inmarsat research finds

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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IoT gateways – Drivers for fog computing

Connected devices are becoming essential components for enterprises as they can drive significant connectivity and integration between systems and data. The increasing number of devices getting connected to each other generates a huge amount of data.

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Software AG introduces Apama EagleEye for an updated, AI-enabled market surveillance solution

Software AG, has announced the availability of Apama EagleEye, a market surveillance system providing a holistic view for multi-asset class global surveillance. With today’s real-time markets and ever-changing regulations, such as the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), financial organisations need to rapidly detect and respond to abusive trading patterns and rogue trading.

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Orange collaborates with Microsoft to deliver IoT solutions that boost industrial performance

Orange Business Services and Microsoft are collaborating to deliver large-scale, end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that boost the digital processes of companies in the manufacturing sector. Enterprises can use the Orange modular IoT solution, Datavenue, strengthened by Microsoft Azure IoT Suite, to transition to Industry 4.0 and optimise the entire manufacturing value chain.

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Two industrial IoT value chains

The IIoT is predicated on a simple concept:  acquire device data and leverage its value. That is the basic business model. Vendors package the various hardware, software and service components into bottom up solutions that go from networked devices through to enterprise environments.

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HARTING MICA certified for “Microsoft Azure for IoT“

HARTING’s MICA industrial computer system has been certified as meeting the requirements of Microsoft’s “Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT” programme.

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5G: Investments & IoT opportunities

Juniper anticipates that the introduction of 5G services will take a somewhat different path to the implementation of 4G and the subsequent updates to protocols. As a result, Juniper believes that operators cannot rely on previous methods of implementing 4G networks.

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McAfee expands machine learning, automation capabilities to strengthen human-machine teams

Black Hat McAfee, one of the cybersecurity companies, announced several new innovations that expand machine learning and automation capabilities to strengthen human-machine teams.

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Integrating IoT players with e-SIM

The telecom sector is one of the top spenders in IoT (Internet of Things) technology. Investment in the IoT sphere is gradually becoming the core strategy in the digital transformation journey of many telecom operators.

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Huge investment in VR support accelerates innovations and expands application scope, says Frost study

Biosensors, speech recognition, movement mapping and space perception will give a significant boost to the market prospects of virtual reality (VR) technologies, finds Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Team.

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ITTIA and Renesas collaborate on smart IoT devices with database software

ITTIA Database Software, a provider of embedded data management software, has collaborated with Renesas Electronics America Inc., a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, to provide data storage and analysis for Renesas RZ/A Series of microprocessors (MPUs).

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Securing our connected future

In a society where connectivity is everything, our expectations of technology are constantly increasing and changing. It is estimated that there will be 20 billion connected devices by 2020, the data gathered in this IoT era is helping businesses stay relevant, understand their customers more fluently and improve various parts of their lives.

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Car conversations dominated CES 2013 social media, says Crimson Hexagon

January 14, 2013 — With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) only just closed it’s interesting to see what dominated discussions. Crimson Hexagon’s social media analysis platform, ForSight, monitored social media conversations surrounding CES, by analysing Twitter and Facebook posts throughout the event.

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