Essence Group creates taskforce for future Corporate Social Responsibility developments

Global Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, Essence Group has created an internal ‘taskforce’ dedicated to furthering the company’s core focus of creating ‘A Better Life Made Possible’ through its commitment to corporate social responsibility.

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Ranplan showcases advanced indoor/outdoor network modelling for small cells, DAS and Wi-Fi at SCWS World in London

At Small Cells World Summit in London, Ranplan Wireless will be featuring Ranplan Professional, its flagship product that bridges the gap between indoor and outdoor design to plan and deploy Small Cell, DAS and Wi-Fi networksacross in-building and densified urban environments in coordination.

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Libelium adds LoRaWAN and Sigfox Coverage for Australia, Asia-PAC and LATAM

Libelium continues powering the Internet of Things (IoT) adding LoRaWAN and Sigfox wireless connectivity for Australia to Waspmote Plug & Sense! and Smart Parking sensor devices. The Spanish IoT company adds new coverage to its wireless sensor network with Sigfox RC4 radio and with LoRaWAN AU915-928 radio.

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Farnell element14 now stocking sensor solutions from TE Connectivity

Farnell element14, the Development Distributor, is now stocking a wide range of sensors from TE Connectivity (TE), a provider in connectivity and sensor solutions. TE sensors are available for same day shipping through the Farnell element14 site.

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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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India to see world’s largest IoT network

HPE and Tata Communications in India are about to roll out the world’s largest IoT network connecting 2,000 communities and 4 million people. This comes after successful trials in Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai which aimed to improve the lives of millions by creating better water quality and public safety systems.

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Minding the Gap: Serious progress towards bridging the IoT ‘chasm’ – Part 1

For both developers and network providers, the road to Internet of Things (IoT) has meant stepping into the unknown, but purpose-built test tools and services are now lighting the way, according to Stephen Douglas, Solutions & Technical Strategy lead, Internet of Things, Spirent Communications.

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Manchester’s smart city project that wants to be a blueprint for cities worldwide

CityVerve, is a UK government-funded smart city demonstrator based in Manchester. Here, Jeremy Cowan talks to Nick Chrissos, head of Innovation Technology, Cisco UKI — Cisco is one of the 21 organisations which are part of the CityVerve consortium — to get an overview of the CityVerve project

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European competition with more than €10,000 in prizes launched to find IoT solutions for greener cities

‘IoT for Greener Cities’ is a new challenge launched as an initiative of the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum. It targets finding and developing cutting edge technologies, based on the Internet of Things (IoT) and other IT innovations,

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Scotland broadens IoT roll out with four new networks

Businesses, public sector organisations, and communities in Aberdeen, Dundee, Paisley, and Orkney will benefit from state-of-the-art connectivity, with the launch of new Internet of Things (IoT) networks in each location.

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Three companies collaborate to extend Renesas Synergy secure IoT platform based on new ARMv8-M architecture

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, Express Logic, Inc., provider of royalty-free real-time operating systems (RTOS), and IAR Systems, embedded development tools provider, has announced their collaboration.

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Surge in demand for IoT skills in the UK over the last 12 months, Gemalto analysis shows

Gemalto has found that the number of postings in the UK for positions requiring skills in Internet of Things (IoT) related technologies has increased by 70% over the past year, rising 120 places in the ranking of IT jobs.

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Database deployable on AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Teradata managed cloud, VMwaret

Teradata is claiming an industry first that brings the world’s most powerful massively parallel processing (MPP) analytic database to multiple public clouds, managed cloud, and on-premises environments.

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Scottish start-up brings farming to the table with IoT technology

A Scottish start-up is bidding to educate children about biology, tackle childhood obesity and bring nature back to the home through the design of an Internet of Things (IoT), Tamagotchi-style toy for plants.

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Rise in shadow IT linked to more cyberattacks in Germany and UK

Newly released survey data from Tenable Network Security, Inc. has revealed that most German and UK organisations acknowledge shadow IT as a major security concern, but Germany reported more cyberattacks through shadow assets.

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Bitcoin transactions values to exceed $92bn as Brexit and possible Trump Presidency fuel prices

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the total value of Bitcoin transactions is expected to exceed $92 billion this year, up from less than $27 billion in 2015.

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