Connected journeys: Unlocking solutions that aim to transform transport

Three technology advancements are set to transform the transport industry ‒ command and control technology, connectivity, and the cloud. The combination of these will, says Greg Alcorn, divisional director for Transport & Infrastructure at Synectics, 

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The potential for integrating visual data with the IoT

The IoT is already part of our daily lives, enabling us to control our heating from any location and monitor our fitness. Its potential is being explored through research projects such as the Environmental Internet of Things, which includes digital collars on sheep and rainfall and river flow monitors.

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Rewind and rewire: The IoT without the internet

Do we need an IoT 2.0? asks Ken Munro, partner at Pen Test Partners. Being brave enough to take a new approach to an old problem is how technology gets adopted. It’s how pioneers from Steve Jobs to Elon Musk have revolutionised industries.

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Think horizontally to unlock the huge potential of connected devices, says oneM2M

Smart wearables, connected cars and machines, consumer electronics and smart city deployments will only deliver true value to consumers if there is a horizontal linking of data, oneM2M’s Technical Plenary chair Dr. Omar Elloumi warned.

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Are partnerships more important than standards?

To remain relevant and competitive businesses must embrace the Internet of Things (IoT). However, a significant collateral challenge faced in doing so is managing the torrent of data these “Things” produce.

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Smart technology : Building a more affordable home

The UK government has unveiled a new strategy to build 250,000 more affordable homes, following an admission in February 2017 that England’s housing market is “broken.”

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How the IoT can help the police solve crime

CCTV is widely used in the UK to protect people and property. The UK has between 4 and 6 million CCTV cameras, according to the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), and the material they gather should, in theory, be able to provide evidence in the event of potential criminal activity.

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Connected airport readied for take-off by Panasonic Business at MWC in Barcelona

Panasonic Business’s 120m2 booth at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona (Hall 6 Booth H31) will feature technology for retail, car rental, communications, security, logistics and ground handling. It aims to bring together the automotive, business technology, industrial and eco solutions divisions within Panasonic.

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NEC Iberica launches Cloud and IoT platform to automate smart city management and control

NEC Iberica, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Europe, launched a new version of its smart city product offering, the Cloud City Operation Centre (CCOC).

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Nokia joins the UK’s programmable city initiative in Bristol

Nokia has joined the UK’s Bristol Is Open initiative, becoming the first major telecoms vendor to participate in Bristol’s living laboratory and underlining its commitment to smart city solutions, an increasingly important part of our connected world.

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Current Internet of Things security tools are ‘not fit for purpose’, Gheri tells IoT Now

Imagine if there was a scalable, affordable security technology that protected commercial devices in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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VisionTrack’s aims to make new security-led design

Recorded footage security is integral to VisionTrack’s new VT1000 premium high definition vehicle camera, which is said to be ideal for fleets wanting to take their first steps into the world of in-vehicle CCTV.

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Smart city security spells opportunity for integrators

“The UK capital performed well in the rankings due to its adoption rate for smart technologies, from street lighting to traffic management. But hooking up a few streets to intelligent systems does not make a smart city. As with all ambitious city-wide initiatives, security has a major, early stage role to play.” says James Hill

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How advanced video analytics will power the smart highways of the future

Prototypes for connected vehicles continue to gain media headlines as technology advances. But it isn’t just the vehicles that could benefit from smart Internet of Things technologies, it is also the road itself and how it is managed.

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Telematics helps take Elevator Engineering Services to the next level

Elevator Engineering Services (EES UK), has adopted a telematics solution from Masternaut to reduce costs.

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M2M used as a migration tool for designing CCTV systems in emerging and developed countries

(BLOG: ) London, UK — Mobile network-based CCTV is often used where there is a lack of reliable internet connectivity, or an isolated camera. But now M2M security is said to be forming part of the construction design process as well.

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