LPWANs set to take on cellular for IoT applications says Beecham Research report

While traditional cellular networks have dominated the market for machine to machine (M2M) connectivity, this is about to change, according to report published by Beecham Research, Low Power Wide Area Networks for IoT Applications Market Report and Forecast.

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Wouldn’t it be great if more people really understood the Internet of Things?

Maybe we should turn it into a drama. One of the obstacles faced by this industry is that hardly anyone understands it. If Joe and Josephine Public do not quite get it, how can they buy into it?

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IoT for Business isn’t just about efficiency; it can create entirely new opportunities for enterprises

IoT for Business is in phase one of its’ development but phase two and three are waiting in the wings and will enable organisations to transform themselves and achieve a new level of efficiency. They’ll potentially be able to enter new markets, Michael Lynch, the global co-lead of Internet of Things at SAP, tells George

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Silver Spring Networks to buy utility data analytics solution provider Detectent for US$12m cash

Redwood City, CA, USA – Silver Spring Networks, Inc. has agreed to acquire privately held Detectent, Inc., a provider of utility data analytics solutions for approximately US$12 million in cash.

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The Glass Boardroom: A brave new world

The Internet of Things is changing the dynamics of how corporate management works. One example of this, writes Oozi Cats, CEO at Telit Communications PLC, is allowing the older style, traditional graphs and charts – based on months-old data – to be replaced by dynamically assembled dashboards of business context, synthesised in real time with interactive, big data analysis

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Deutsche Telekom and Kiunsys install smart parking project in Pisa

Pisa, Italy and Bonn, Germany, June 24, 2014 –The lengthy search for a free parking spot could be a thing of the past in the Italian city of Pisa, following the launch of a smart city pilot project to test an intelligent parking system and analyse historical traffic data via a big data service. The system

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Norwegian Public Roads Administration turns to IBM to enhance traffic management

Oslo, Norway, March 24, 2014 – The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has selected IBM to design, build and deliver a new centralised road toll system across Norway.

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AutoGrid Systems wins Code_n Business Innovation Award at CeBit

Hanover, Germany, March 20, 2014 – AutoGrid Systems, a leader in Big Data analytics and cloud computing solutions for the energy industry, received the CODE_n Business Innovation Award at CeBIT, the world’s largest international computer expo, for the company’s achievements in employing predictive analytics and cloud computing to transform Big Data into the cheapest, cleanest

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SAP survey shows Big Data gives customer insight and real-time offers for new CSP revenues

March 10, 2014 — SAP has revealed highlights from its surveys at Mobile World Congress of mobile commerce and communication service providers (CSPs). The first of these surveys shows Big Data-driven Customer Insight, and the second underlines the pace of change in telecoms.

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Big Data: Is it just ‘creepy’?

(Blog) — Ok, this takes creepy to new levels, says Larry Bellehumeur…  Last fall, I wrote a guest blog here about some very expensive (and intelligent) garbage cans that are being used in England.  Those were kind of creepy, as they were keeping track (anonymously) of how many users of a particular carrier were in certain

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Technicolor launches Virdata for monitoring and management of IoT and M2M cloud services

Paris, France and Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, January 3, 2014 — Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, has announced the launch of Virdata to provide businesses with cloud-based monitoring and management services for Internet of Things(IoT) and M2M services. 

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Top Wireless Gotchas! Number One: Application development

(Blog) — In this fifth and final post in his blog series, Bill Zujewski specifically explores the challenges of dealing with wireless technology as part of an M2M (machine-to-machine) initiative. Today he looks at data storage and application development.

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Cityzenith creates platform for world's smartest cities

San Francisco, California, USA – Cityzenith, a software company based in Silicon Valley, is signing agreements with Amsterdam’s Economic Board, the Barcelona City Council, and San Francisco’s Department of the Environment to launch a software platform that will transform the collection, visualisation, analysis, and management of municipal data around the globe. This three-city collaboration is

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Mobile operators to gain almost US$4 billion by 2018 from applying analytics to reduce churn

Hampshire, UK, 7 October 2013 – A new report from Juniper Research has found that mobile operators worldwide are set to gain from a significant reduction in churn through the adoption of Big Data and analytics techniques, equivalent to an increase in revenues of almost US$4 billion a year by 2018.

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Half of all mobile network operators surveyed say they are already implementing Big Data

(London, UK) – New research by Informa Telecoms & Media highlights the main challenges and opportunities for telecom operators regarding ‘Big Data’. Almost half (48%) of 120 network operators surveyed say they are are already implementing Big Data. However, the lack of a clear business proposition and skilled teams are still major barriers.

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IDG Research survey exposes pent-up demand for consumable Big Data to make it rapidly actionable

Palo Alto, California, USA – Organisations cannot gather business insights from Big Data fast enough, according to  a survey carried out by Kapow Software, a leading Big Data solution provider, in partnership with IDG Research Services.

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