Google leads in AI powered smartphones

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, one out of every three smartphones sold worldwide this year will use artificial intelligence (AI) to power virtual assistants. But cloud-based AI which powers virtual assistants results in slower response times – On-device machine-learning will significantly speed smartphone AI.

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GE Digital unveils industrial software solutions to help customers execute complete asset strategy, accelerating digital transformation

GE unveiled expansions to its suite of edge-to-cloud technologies and industrial applications, designed to help its customers build a complete asset strategy.

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Consumers say in-person service is essential to create the connected home

CSG International, has announced results of its market survey The Future of the Digital Experience: Connected Service Edition. Through an independent research firm, CSG polled 2,000 consumers across five countries to learn how consumers will prefer to connect home automation and other smart devices

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Commsignia announces partnership with Spirent for V2X Market

Spirent Communications announced that it has agreed to partner with Commsignia, the provider in Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) communication protocol stack and V2X Hybrid/ADAS solutions to provide the market with the most reliable and complete testing platform for the certification of V2X devices to the latest global standards. As part of the co-operation,

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Berg Insight says 62.0 million European households will have smart gas meters by 2022

According to a new report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of smart gas meters in Europe will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 37.8% between 2016 and 2022 to reach 62.0 million units at the end of the period.

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New BlackBerry-commissioned research confirms cybersecurity is top concern in corporate IoT deployments

BlackBerry Limited announced findings from a new global research whitepaper, which surveyed IT decision makers on corporate IoT deployments. Conducted by 451 Research, the whitepaper titled, “Securing the Enterprise of Things: Opportunity for securing IoT with a unified platform emerging as IoT popularity grows,”

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Emerson controller aims to simplify capital projects and to ready organisations for operational benefits of IIoT

Emerson has launched the DeltaV™ PK Controller, making the advanced automation of its DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) available to fast-growth industries traditionally less reliant on large-scale automation.

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Thyssenkrupp extends predictive maintenance benefits of MAX solution to more than 40,000 customers

As the challenges of urban mobility grow, thyssenkrupp continues to transform how it delivers service in the elevator industry, which transports over a billion people each day and is valued at US$44 billion/year(€37.26 billion/year).

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MultiTech expands security options through new suite of security services

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global manufacturer of M2M and IoT communication devices and technology, announced a new suite of security enablers and corresponding services designed to empower enterprise customers with centralised management of device and data security for IoT applications.

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MultiTech unveils 3GPP LTE Category M1 and NB-IoT cellular modems and devices

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a global manufacturer of M2M and IoT communication devices, announced the availability of their first cellular modems and devices based on LTE Category M1 and NB-IoT technologies, the 3GPP mobile broadband industry’s first foray into low-power wide-area (LPWA) networks being deployed now by a number of mobile network operators.

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Don’t believe the hype: Why the IoT is stalling

If hype cycles are anything to go by we’re almost certainly teetering on the brink of the trough of disillusionment with the IoT. Recent research claims that 60% of test deployments have failed. But while some pilot projects may have faltered there isn’t yet the weight of devices in deployment to suggest we’ve peaked. Rather,

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Electric Imp’s secure IoT Platform and KiWi Power deliver intelligent grid monitoring and demand response solutions

Electric Imp, a global provider of enterprise secure IoT, announced that KiWi Power, the UK’s demand response aggregator, is using its IoT Platform to deliver the next generation of innovative, low-cost devices for intelligent electrical metering and energy use control.

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Bomgar Remote Support improves enterprise scalability, security and manageability

Bomgar, a provider of secure access solutions, released the latest version of its Remote Support solution. Bomgar Remote Support enables IT service desks and customer support centres to access and fix nearly any remote device, running any platform, located anywhere in the world.

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devolo launches new Home Control app update

Home networking provider devolo is adding new updates to the iOS app used to control its smart home system, Home Control. devolo Home Control offers a DIY solution for those looking to take advantage of the comfort, ease, security and energy savings home automation offers.

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Combating floods in urban areas with IoT network solutions

Flooding can devastate a city faster than almost any other natural disaster, and the financial, physical, and emotional repercussions can leave an area reeling for months. The Pew Charitable Trusts report that damage from flooding cost the United States nearly $2 billion each year from 2006 to 2015, with 36 declared federal flooding and hurricane

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Sierra Wireless announces LTE-Advanced Pro embedded AirPrime® EM75 modules

Sierra Wireless, the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the industry’s first global LTE-Advanced Pro cellular modules, enabling the world’s fastest IoT applications for mobile computing, networking, and industrial M2M.

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