NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang to unveil new AI technologies, products in GTC Keynote

NVIDIA announced that it will host a global, virtual GTC from Nov. 8-11, featuring a news-filled keynote by NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang and talks from some of the world’s preeminent AI research and industry leaders.

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US PC shipments rocket 73% in a year driven by backlog orders

The PC market in the United States grew 73% year on year in Q1 2021, with total shipments of desktops, notebooks, tablets and workstations exceeding 34 million units. Notebooks and tablets led the way with impressive growth, while desktops lagged amid weak demand during the pandemic.

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Transforming mobile, one eSIM at a time

The global wireless industry has experienced more transformation in the last 10 years than in the previous 50, says Emir Aboulhosn, CEO at NetLync. The challenges this last year has brought, in the form of the coronavirus pandemic, have sharpened this focus to an acute and imminent reality bringing on change even faster.

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IoT integration takes centre stage in the smart homes market

As the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) picks up pace, the adoption of smart home devices is steadily increasing. By 2023, the average UK smart home will have 50 connected devices, according to Marc Allera, the CEO of BT‘s consumer division.

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Improving accessibility for people living with a disability

The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has offered many societal benefits, and has undoubtedly improved our overall quality of life. Statistics show that by the end of 2018, there were an estimated 22 billion IoT-connected devices in use worldwide, and this number has only grown since, says Jocelyn Brown.

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InterDigital joins Indian industry bodies to support 5G and 6G R&D

InterDigital, Inc., a mobile and video technology research and development company, has become a member of two Indian standards and industry bodies. These are the Telecommunications Standards Development Society, India (TSDI) and Broadband India Forum (BIF).

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Case study: Sophisticated IoT platform for billions of connected fridges

The challenge A meal subscription provider decided to extend their services with intelligent connected fridges to supply office staff with fresh food and nutritious snacks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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IoT takes a village: The era of the ecosystem

I often talk about the “new product mindset” the importance of developing products and services with the cumulative lifetime value they will generate in mind, compared to just the immediate value delivered on launch day.

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Life Lessons: Dodging the dockyard, Waite aligned with people first and found business usually follows

Career openings in computer software were non-existent when Gary Waite, head of eSIM Strategy at Sim Local, started job hunting. He’s since travelled the world and learned to get to know people’s objective then find a way to work together.

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North American wearables market grows 10% as selling prices take a hit, says Canalys

The value of North America’s wearable band market in Q2 2020 remained flat year-on-year at US$2 billion (€1 billion), despite shipments growing 10% annually.

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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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Contact tracing in industry: Why we need ultra-precise Wi-Fi-based local positioning systems

As we consider re-opening broader segments of society in the wake of COVID-19, it is imperative that we implement comprehensive “Test and Trace” schemes, especially for industrial and commercial spaces, says Vikram Pavate, CEO of Locix Inc. While various testing methods are being scaled successfully, the current contact tracing process is manual, tedious and inefficient.

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Will 2020 be the year home IoT cyber attacks get serious?

When it comes to disruptive change, the emergence of the smart home is driving demographic, economic, and technological advancement as never before, says David P. Maher, executive VP and chief technology officer of Intertrust. This application of IoT, where private households and the devices that run them are connected to the internet, is creating an

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Start-up support and plenty of new partner moves aim to make IoT work

In his latest ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts a blockbuster first couple months of the year, involving both new companies and well-established ones.

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LoRAWAN starter kit for agriculture launched with cloud access

A kit usually simplifies a proof of concept, as the time-consuming assembly of individual components is no longer necessary. Here, three Agriculture LoRaWAN kits based on the compact UG85 LoRaWAN Gateway are now extending the portfolio of ICP Germany.

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Why 2020 will bring a change of heart around eSIM

In 2020, consumer electronics device manufacturers will continue to push eSIM technology to a much broader range of devices. Here’s what it is about this revolutionary technology that will force connectivity providers to wake up and act. Yuval Mayron, general manager of IoT, amdocs:next reports.

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