Private LTE & 5G network infrastructure a $5 billion opportunity, says SNS Telecom & IT

SNS Telecom’s and IT‘s latest research report indicates that annual investments in private LTE and 5G network infrastructure will exceed $5 billion (€4.03 billion) by 2021.

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Where is the industry getting it right and wrong in Smart Homes? DT’s Rockmann tells it straight

Smart homes is where the Internet of Things sector is getting it right and wrong. So, Jeremy Cowan of IoT-Now.com asks Thomas Rockmann, vice president, Connected Home at Deutsche Telekom (DT), to shed some light on smart homes.

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How IoT will evolve this year and why disposability and recyclability will determine the future

The year is shaping up to be one of the most innovative in history, and you may be wondering which trends will emerge to drive connected life forward. After we saw IoT become a household name in 2017, says Vivek Mohan, director of Wireless IoT Products at Semtech, here’s what I believe 2018 has in

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Validation of Comprion GSMA SGP.23 Type B Device Tests activates new GCF work item

The tests specified as Type B by the GSMA are now part of the GCF mobile type approval program. “Manufacturers of consumer devices who want to use their smartphones, tablets, PCs, or smartwatches in the GSMA eSIM environment, now must prove that their devices correctly support switching of the operator.

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Huawei teams up with UnionPay International to roll out Huawei Pay worldwide

Huawei signed a mutual co-operation agreement with UnionPay International with the aim of working together to promote the globalisation of Huawei Pay and to accelerate its roll-out worldwide in order to provide a better mobile payment experience for Huawei mobile device users.

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Klaasen Lighting Design partners with Gooee as IoT changes the way lighting projects are specified

International lighting design company Klaasen Lighting Design (KLD), which has offices in Singapore, Perth, Shanghai and Jakarta, has entered into a partnership agreement with US-based data platform provider Gooee.

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Nuance shows AI-powered developments for the car and smart home of the future at CES 2018

New conversational artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solutions asre being shown at CES 2018 by Nuance Communications, Inc..Through advancements in conversational AI, Nuance is empowering solutions that hear, understand, learn, and use language to interact with consumers, providing personalised experiences and aiming for new levels of convenience, engagement, security and satisfaction.

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IDC forecasts worldwide spending on digital transformation technologies to reach $1.3tn in 2018

Worldwide spending on digital transformation (DX) technologies (hardware, software, and services) is expected to be nearly $1.3 trillion (€1.09 trillion) in 2018, an increase of 16.8% over the $1.1 trillion (€0.93 trillion) spent in 2017. A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Digital Transformation Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC)

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Smart audio hardware revenues to exceed $10bn by 2022, as audio brands challenge amazon echo

A new report by Juniper Research found that revenues from smart audio devices like the Amazon Echo and Sonos One will grow from an estimated $2.5 billion (€2.11 billion) in 2017 to over $10 billion (€8.42 billion) by 2022, as more audio brands integrate voice assistants into their devices.

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IoT Now Magazine December-January 2018

IoT Now Magazine (ISSN 2397-2793) explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on the key lessons learned by industry leaders in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) services. In December-January issue: TALKING HEADS: Tele2 IoT’s Rami Avidan on plans to orchestrate a flexible, agile and scalable ecosystem

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Cradlepoint announces the release of NetCloud Perimeter service to secure and isolate connected devices

Cradlepoint, the provider in cloud-managed networking solutions over wired and wireless broadband, announced the general release of its NetCloud Perimeter service, a Software-Defined Perimeter solution that provides a private cloud network over any Internet connection to secure and isolate connected devices,

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Huawei rotating CEO Ken Hu: Building intelligent networks and reshaping the world with mobile

The 8th Global Mobile Broadband Forum kicked off in London yesterday, gathering over 1,400 leaders from mobile telecom operators, vertical industries, standards organisations, and industrial alliances around the world. Ken Hu, the deputy chairman and rotating CEO at Huawei,

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Agrimetrics creates new Developer Portal to tackle big questions in agriculture

How do you value land use? How can you benchmark crop performance? How do you measure sustainability? These are big questions in agriculture. To help technology developers create the tools to support industry answering these questions, Agrimetrics has created a new Developer Portal

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Gemalto survey confirms that consumers lack confidence in IoT device security

Gemalto, a provider of digital security, has revealed that 90% of consumers lack confidence in the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. This comes as more than two-thirds of consumers and almost 80% of organisations support governments getting involved in setting IoT security.

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VR OpenLab industry cooperation plan launched by Huawei to promote construction of Cloud VR industry ecosystem

Huawei officially released its Virtual Reality (VR) OpenLab industry cooperation plan, at Ultra-Broadband Forum (UBBF 2017), to promote the prosperity of Cloud VR, facilitate technological innovations, incubate business scenarios, and construct a comprehensive Cloud VR industry ecosystem.

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Five problems with using end of life (EOL) hardware in the data centre

When vendors announce end-of-life (EOL) status for servers, routers, and console managers that are part of data centre infrastructure, IT administrators and network architects must re-evaluate their ecosystem of equipment.

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