‘Smart’ buses are ‘just the ticket’ to facilitate smart-thinking cities

From wearable fitness technology to ‘smart’ fridges and home heating systems, the Internet of Things and intelligent devices are having a big impact on how we live our lives, often in ways we don’t realise.

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Future-proofing IoT architectures for fast data processing

Technology market researchers forecast that by 2020 connected devices and things will exceed 20 billion. The data volume generated by this mass will dwarf the current big data produced primarily by social networks.

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How Internet of Things platforms help industries to cut costs and increase revenues

Billions of devices around the globe are being connected to each other, communicating with each other, working as a certainty, every day! How fascinating is that? The benefit of this gigantic network can be classified in many terms.

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Smart-up – The rise of Start-ups in global smart cities

Gone are the days when only Apple, Sony and Microsoft dominated the technology sector. Now, as disruptive technologies continue their winning streak, start-ups around the world are basking in glory.

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Tapping into the Intelligence of Things

In 2021, there will be more connected devices than there are people on this planet. As the tidal wave of IoT sweeps all corners of society, businesses are rushing to ride the hype with new deployments of smart technology.

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GDPR compliance: We need to comply but where to begin?

When it comes to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), businesses know they need to comply, but aren’t sure where to begin (or don’t think it’s time to start yet).

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Artificial Intelligence comes to the rescue for the retail industry

Exponential progress in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, fuelled by the combination of cloud, big data and new algorithms, is transforming the retail industry.

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H&D Wireless launches RTLS solution for industrial IoT

H&D Wireless, an Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and platform system provider, has launched GEPS for Industry, H&D Wireless’s new IoT enterprise indoor real time localisation service (RTLS) of Returnable Transport Packages (RTP).

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Dürr AG and Software AG enter strategic IoT partnership to strengthen industry 4.0 capabilities

Dürr AG and Software AG have entered into a strategic partnership to develop new Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 solutions. Dürr’s new cloud-ready IoT platform will include best-of-breed digital solutions, technologies and applications from iTAC Software AG – the company’s IoT software subsidiary –

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The Internet of Manufacturing Things

Industry 4.0 (I4.0) is positioned as the next industrial revolution and it is already starting to change the way we manufacture and drive new levels of efficiency into shop-floor processes, says Francisco Almada Lobo, CEO, Critical Manufacturing.

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Operators see importance of identity and interoperability in unlicensed IoT networks in new WBA report

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has launched a new white paper outlining the key priorities for operators and technology vendors, and the monetisation potential for unlicensed technologies for IoT.

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ZTE and CLAA reveal large-scale commercial use of LPWAN IoT, and unveils Smart Street 2.0 solution

ZTE Corporation, has announced a shared and co-built carrier-class IoT solution in conjunction with the China LoRa Application Alliance (CLAA). ZTE has simultaneously unveiled its Smart Street 2.0 – Highlights Your City solution.

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How the Internet of Things is changing social media marketing

The Internet of Things (IoT) has already proven its vitality in the business and the economic world. IoT has touched almost every corner of the business world, says IoT writer Yash Mehta, and one such corner which is transformed by IoT in marketing is social media.

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Machines as an IoT service

IoT solutions for the industrial manufacturers will typically employ services such as remote management, OTA software updates, preventative and predictive maintenance as well as the ability to integrate operational information with the company’s enterprise systems.

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Actility announces the launch of ThingPark X, a data mediation and transformation platform

Actility, a provider of Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), announced the launch of ThingPark X, a data mediation and transformation platform.

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The Internet of Anything: Making the most of IoT data

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a big growth area for 2017. This year’s CES conference in Las Vegas saw more ‘connected products’ showcased than ever before, from driverless cars and smart homes, to internet-connected hairbrushes and dustbins. It seems almost anything can now create data.

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