Karlson and Managed 24/7 claim an IoT first for managed print services’ predictive support

Karlson, an independent workplace technology solutions expert, has announced the managed print services (MPS) industry’s first Predictive Support model, in partnership with next generation IT and telecommunications managed services provider, Managed 24/7.

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ARM acquires Apical for deployment of skills in embedded computer vision technology

ARM has acquired Apical, a global provider of imaging and embedded computer vision technology that will allow next generation devices to understand and act intelligently on information from their environment.

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The Robolution: are we walking the talk?

In their surveys, McKinsey and many other analysts are promising the massive arrival of robots in our factories, our service companies, our cities, our countrysides and our homes. Whatever the editorial stance and target audience, all of the media are talking about robotics in just about every issue or report published.

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5by5 Wireless in negotiations for large area wireless in over 30 countries

Greg Waite, CEO of InventionShare™, reported that 5by5 Wireless™ is now working with agents, country partners, governments, ISPs and telcos in various partnership programmes to support high speed internet developments through large area wireless consumer applications and IoT and smart city applications in over 30 countries.

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Using M2M to go ‘green’ makes business sense

There is continual discussion on how we can be more ‘green’ to better use resources and protect the environment.

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Smart cities and public transport M2M to hit 512m connections by 2020, says Machina Research

The Smart City sector is deploying M2M across a diverse range of public services and infrastructure including comprising Public Transport, Traffic Management, Environment and Public Safety and Public Space Advertising and represents a sizeable business opportunity. In a report published today, Machina Research forecasts that the market will grow from 59 million connections in 2011

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Ship owners to benefit from decision support system that cuts fuel costs and optimises port arrival

Helsinki, Finland – A new software tool, the Optimum Speed Assistant, is helping ship operators to analyse real-time data on sea conditions alongside historical information about a vessel’s performance to set its optimum speed. This can ensure Just-in-Time (JiT) arrival in port and may save ship operators up to 3% a year in fuel-related costs.

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