Cisco’s ambitious plan for new silicon architecture unveiled as it aims to build ‘Internet for the Future’

Cisco has unveiled further details behind its technology strategy for building a new internet — one designed to push digital innovation beyond the performance, economic and power consumption limitations of current infrastructure.

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New database aims to enhance resilience, performance, interoperability, compliance, and security for IoT

Crate.io, developer and supplier of CrateDB IoT-optimised database technology, released CrateDB 4.0. With updates that address several components of the highly scalable open source database, 4.0 is said to make it easier, faster, and more cost-effective for IoT- and IIoT-fueled organisations to put their machine and sensor data to work.

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Monitored alarm systems in Europe and North America reached 46mn at the end of 2018

Berg Insight, the M2M/IoT market research provider, released new findings about the market for connected security applications.

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CSP sales channels will be sidelined in US$21.3bn smart home device market by 2024, says Rethink

In key geographic markets, smart home device sales will reach 356.3 million units annually in 2024, accounting for 80.2 million total smart homes. This represents an installed base of 1.33 billion smart home devices, with annual sales revenue of $21.3 billion (€18.99 billion) in 2024.

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The number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 45mn in 2017, says Berg

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number smart homes in Europe and North America reached 45 million in 2017.

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Comcast’s machineQ enterprise IoT service announces next wave of customers

Building on the momentum from its March customer announcement, Comcast’s enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) service, machineQ, announced the addition of several customers spanning a broad range of industries and use cases – including asset tracking, utility and water metering, facilities management, and agriculture.

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Companies with secure email to gain unlimited free brand impressions to drive increased digital commerce

Agari, a cybersecurity company, announced the first pilot of an online brand standard developed with major email providers Comcast, Google, Microsoft and Oath (Yahoo, AOL) that will offer companies the opportunity to display brand logos for free, increase trust with their customers, and ultimately lead to more revenue by increasing response rates and engagement.

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LoRa technology is driving IoT adoption, changing lives

As decades-old technologies, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular are well established, but they were not designed to allow long-range communications at a low bit rate among things such as sensors powered by a battery.

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Smart home market stirs, but is it fed by Google partners, Apple’s catch-up or Comcast desperation?

ANALYSIS: Since Apple revealed in June that it will start shipping an intelligent home speaker, HomePod in December excitement has focused on its audio capabilities. This focus suits Cupertino which is giving little away on its smart home capabilities which will have to play catch-up with Amazon and Google.

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Major cities and leading global operators partner to deliver seamless Wi-Fi roaming

As part of the ongoing celebrations to honor World Wi-Fi Day 2017, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has announced that its City Wi-Fi Roaming project will run for a second year.

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Vivint, ADT, AT&T and Comcast head a US list of ‘Top 10 smart home service providers’

Strategy Analytics has released the results of its competitive analysis of US providers of fee-based smart home services such as self-monitoring, notification, automation and energy management services — apart from or in addition to professionally-monitored interactive security.

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Expectations for IoT in 2017: Key developments in LPWA tech, connected cars and smart cities

2016 has been a busy year for telecoms operators in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, most notably in low-power, wide-area (LPWA) technologies as narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) and LTE-M (long-term evolution to 4G, machine to machine) approach full commercial deployment.

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Developments in LPWA technologies, connected cars and smart cities among Analysys Mason’s IoT predictions for 2017

2016 has been a busy year for telecoms operators in the IoT market, most notably in low-power, wide-area (LPWA) technologies as NB-IoT and LTE-M approach full commercial deployment.

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Beyond connectivity: Three ways CSPs can monetise IoT

For communications service providers (CSPs) reeling from losses in their traditional lines of business, the Internet of Things (IoT) provides tantalising opportunities to reverse their fortunes. At first glance, you’d think monetising IoT would be a slam-dunk for the communications industry.

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Libelium IoT Platform powers smart cities in US adding LoRaWAN and Sigfox

Libelium continues powering the Internet of Things (IoT) development adding LoRaWAN and Sigfox wireless connectivity for North America to Waspmote OEM and Waspmote Plug and Sense! sensor devices.

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Alabama’s Centralite launches its first consumer brand of connected IoT products

Centralite Systems has introduced a line of connected home products available directly to consumers.

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