Management team launches global communications company with investment funding led by ex-Iridium chairman

A new company, EVERYWHERE Communications, Inc., has been launched to provide satellite and cellular connections for the millions of people and assets that require global connectivity for safety, security and productivity.

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Speakerbus and Insightful Technology collaborate to drive compliance and business efficiency throughout the trading lifecycle

Speakerbus and Insightful Technology are pleased to announce the formation of a dynamic new partnership designed to drive enhanced compliance capabilities and improved productivity throughout the enterprise.

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Mobile QR code coupon redemptions to surge, surpassing 5.3 bn by 2022, says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of QR code coupons redeemed via mobile will reach 5.3 billion by 2022, up from an estimated 1.3 billion in 2017.

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Digital advertising spend to reach $420 billion by 2022, says Juniper Research

A new report from Juniper Research has found that digital advertising spend will grow by 18% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) over the next five years, rising from $184 billion in 2017 to $420 billion in 2022. These figures include advertising spend across mobile, desktop, wearables and DOOH (Digital-out-of-Home) signage.

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Yokogawa to conduct PoC test of remote pump monitoring service using its IIoT architecture

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announced that it has begun working with Iwaki Co., Ltd. on a proof-of-concept (PoC) test for a remote pump monitoring service. This service will use an Industrial IoT (IIoT) architecture that is currently under development by Yokogawa. The PoC test will examine the market potential for such a service and investigate means

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Uber, Lyft, & other ride sharing services to see driver numbers double, reaching 8.6 million by 2022

A new study from Juniper Research has found that a surge in shared transport will continue, with driver and passenger numbers seeing substantial growth over the next 5 years.

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Beyond the smartphone: Turning data into sound

The Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the way we live, work and play to the point where we now rely on the ability of devices or machines to communicate in order to carry out many of our everyday tasks. However, we have only scratched the surface of connected communications to date.

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Liberty Global and Vodafone create a joint venture called VodafoneZiggo Group Holding B.V

Liberty Global and Vodafone Group have created a new 50:50 joint venture called VodafoneZiggo Group Holding B.V. Combining Ziggo’s fibre-rich broadband network with Vodafone’s mobile operation is designed to create a stronger converged competitor in the Dutch market,

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Mobile e-commerce businesses to enhance platforms through IoT and predictive analytics

With the growth of mobile e-commerce, the number of online communication channels and the volume of customer data is multiplying, prompting software developers to design platforms that can collect and analyse data from all channels.

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Kit enables first consumer application of 3D printing and energy harvesting for self-powered IoT

element14 is now stocking the EnOcean Switch Design Kit, developed in collaboration with element14 and 3YOURMIND,

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“Hey, over here!” Why you can’t ignore hardware when it comes to the IoT

You may recall the business transformation that took place years ago when companies moved from spreadsheets to automated ERP systems. It was monumental.

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How many smart lightbulbs does it take to make a connected home?

By all accounts, the vision of the connected home is still alive and well. That futuristic home where appliances are self-aware and interconnectivity between the physical and online worlds is seamless. But despite all the hype and grandiose predictions, that vision is still a bit blurry.

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First bite of the Apple?

What has the stand-off between the US tech giant and the FBI revealed about the future of encryption, personal data security and criminal investigations?

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Insurance industry fails to meet the expectations of 21st Century consumers

The insurance industry is struggling to meet the expectations of 21st Century consumers, independent research has found. In a survey of 2,005 British adults, sponsored by GMC Software, 93% of consumers said they wanted more choice in how they communicate with insurers.

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NB-IoT – another option in the IoT toolbox

An avalanche of initiatives related to low power wireless networking hit the IoT industry during 2015. At the end of that year, the 3GPP announced that the leading players in the telecom industry had agreed to develop a joint new standard for IoT communications based on existing mobile network infrastructure. The Narrowband-IoT (NB-IoT) standard is

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MultiTech launches handheld LoRa end-point device and LoRa® proof of concept developer board

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. announced the availability of MultiConnect® mDot™ Box, a portable, handheld LoRa® end-point device ideal for LoRa site surveys, and MultiConnect® mDot™ EVB, a developer board perfect for rapid LoRa proof of concept creation.

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