Leveraging streetlights to power innovative distributed IoT platforms for Smart Cities

Ensuring a sustainable quality of life in cities is both a great challenge and a great opportunity. Worldwide, every day, about one million people move to live in cities and, by 2050, an estimated 70% of the global population will live in an urban environment.

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Ericsson – Enabling the transformational power of the IoT vision

Ericsson is intrinsically linked to the history of telecommunications. Since Lars Magnus Ericsson established the company in 1876, each step of both the evolution of the telecommunications market and the technological history of telecommunications have been defined by the presence of Ericsson.

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Business leaders need to prepare for digital experience quality, the next phase of digital transformation

Business leaders looking to improve the quality of their customers’ digital experience agree they do not know where to start, according to research published by Actual Experience.

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MultiTech – helping grow the LoRa ecosystem

MultiTech Systems, a founding member of the LoRa Alliance – and which will be exhibiting on the Alliance stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – has been active in advancing a number of aspects of the LoRa technology, as well as developing new applications and business models. IoT Now contributor, Peter Dykes, spoke

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IoT on the Edge – Sand, satellites and the Southern Cross

Mining operation deploys satellite-based technology to protect workers and minimise environmental impacts. A multinational mining corporation runs the longest continually operating sand mine in Australia. As part of its operations, regular measurement of water quality and levels of bores is required to meet government regulations and minimise any negative impact on the environment.

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The industrial IoT: Connected devices for a more practical IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is all about sensors and the data that sensors produce. It’s less about the physical things that have a functional purpose, and it’s more about what becomes possible with the data that is produced by the sensors in those things.  This is especially true when you combine the sensor data

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LuxSpace and ORBCOMM to provide satellite Automatic Identification System data for ship tracking

Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA. June 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — A multi-year framework contract with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has been awarded to LuxSpace Sarl, an affiliate of OHB System AG. LuxSpace and its partner ORBCOMM, Inc. will provide satellite Automatic Identification System (AIS) data used for ship tracking

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How MVNOs can monetise M2M customers’ data

Swedish MVNO, Maingate and Convergys, look at how to make the most of their real-time M2M data and discuss the shift to value-based pricing.

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