Education, eldercare and COVID prevention to benefit from open platform robot

Lantronix Inc., a global provider of intelligent edge and secure data management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has teamed with Misty Robotics, to create Misty II.

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Connecterra wins record funding as COVID shows food supply weakness

Breed Reply, a European investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has increased its investment in Dutch agritech company, Connecterra. As part of its Series B funding round, Connecterra has secured €7.8 million from existing investors, Breed Reply and Sistema, alongside new investors including AgTech specialists ADM Capital, French food safety enterprise Kersia Group

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Verizon partners with Digital Catapult to create 5G immersive accelerator

Verizon has joined forces with Digital Catapult, the UK-based advanced digital technology innovation centre, to launch an immersive accelerator programme to develop innovative 5G solutions for enterprises.

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Building responsible and trustworthy AI

As use of AI becomes even more pervasive, data scientists and organisations just ‘doing their best’ won’t be sufficient. Scott Zoldi, AI expert at FICO explains that with the rise of AI advocates, responsible AI will be the expectation and standard.

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Spend on digital twins to reach $12.7bn by 2021, as solutions offer IoT investment RoI

A new study from Juniper Research has found that total global spend on Digital Twins will reach $12.7 billion (€11.3 billion) by 2021; an increase of 17% from $10.8 billion (€9.6 billion) in 2019. Digital Twins are a digital representation of physical assets that utilise IoT data; enabling use cases such as predictive maintenance when

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Video camera cellular connections to reach 20.4mn in Europe and N America by 2024

IoT market research provider, Berg Insight, has released a new market report covering the connected video camera market. The report focuses on the following five application areas: city surveillance; commercial buildings and industrial site surveillance; smart home security cameras; body-worn cameras; and video telematics for commercial vehicles.

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UltraSoC embedded analytics chosen by SimpleMachines for new compute platform

UltraSoC reports that its embedded analytics technology has been selected by SimpleMachines, Inc (SMI) for use within SMI’s innovative Composable Computing Platform.

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Real-time water utility meter platform designed to optimise cities’ revenues

Olea Edge Analytics, an intelligent edge computing platform for water utilities, has launched a solution for cities to optimise revenues associated with water meter inaccuracy. The program includes a survey, installation and access to the Olea Edge Analytics user-interface for real-time monitoring.

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Ambient light could power IoT artificial intelligence in the home

Ultra-efficient photovoltaics that work indoors could make charging mobile devices, plugging in routers and putting batteries in remote controls all history.

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Is this the first IoT winter?

Is the Internet of Things (IoT) going through its ‘First IoT Winter’ between 2015 and 2020? Based on his recent book ‘The Internet of Things Myth’ and work by Transforma Insights looking at IoT deployments, says Matt Hatton, founding partner, Transforma Insights.

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The value of training devices at the network edge with AI

Internet of Things (IoT) vendors often tout the plug-and-play nature of their devices: Just connect it to the network and it starts reporting back the required data, says Yasser Khan, CEO of One Tech, Inc.

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Digital transformation ‘fatigue’: Where the channel goes from here

The technology industry has come to a precarious position. Although businesses today understand the importance of technology for achieving their objectives, they are also experiencing ‘digital transformation’ fatigue, says Abel Smit, sales director, data solutions & IoT at Tech Data.

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AIoT: The powerful convergence of AI and the IoT

From fictional characters like Joey and Phoebe in Friends to the hamburger & fries combo for foodies, the greatest and most powerful duos have existed throughout the history of mankind. They may have a unique individuality but when clubbed together boom! Together, says Dinesh Soundararajan of Contus, they create an awesome and wonderful impact.

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Remote monitoring IoT solutions help take strain off ICU beds in the Netherlands

Essence Group, a provider of IoT-based advanced telecare solutions for seniors, have announced that their care@home technology will be installed in makeshift “Corona-Hotels” across the Netherlands.

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How smart devices will transform the next generation’s daily life

Intelligent living happens when smart devices, software and services work together seamlessly to form an ecosystem that surrounds us. Its aim, says Olivier Dobo, marketing director of HONOR UK, is to help people live life more efficiently and effectively, so that they can focus on what truly matters.

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If we could talk to the Eminelles, just imagine it

IoT Now columnist Nick Booth imagines interrogating Eminelle, Renewtrak‘s smart new artificial intelligence automation.

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