Automated stem-water measuring system rollout backed by €1.5mn EC grant

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Saturas Ltd., the developer of a stem-water measurement system for efficient farming, report that Kerlink will provide Saturas with LoRa-based hardware and software as it launches its technology commercially.

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Parking aids and wearable heart monitors among the start-ups in new accelerator

(A WEEK IN IoT) – All too often we, and the wider media, become a little obsessed with the activities of the corporate giants. I’m just as guilty as anyone, says Jeremy Cowan, and I can tell you I’ve given myself a stern talking to.

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Shared use of spectrum is essential, but challenges with implementation remain, according to European Commission head

Speaking ahead of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) Global Summit 2018,which will take place in London from 1-3 May 2018, the European Commission’s head of Unit for Radio Spectrum Policy has urged how essential the shared use of spectrum is but cautioned that challenges with implementation remain.

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A Week in IoT: Smart cities, elephants and manifestos

Funny how things turn out sometimes. I was scheduled to meet Silver Spring Networks‘ exec Brian McGuigan this week at Smart Summit 2017 in London so I thought I’d do my homework on what they’d been up to lately, only to discover that they’d been taken over that day by Itron.

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European Commission’s online platform reflect a welcome consensus on key issues

Today the European Commission adopted a number of legislative and non-legislative initiatives as part of the Digital Single Market strategy.

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‘By 2020, global healthcare data will double every three days’, says Pathways Genomics’ CIO

More than 400 mobile health (mHealth) leaders from around the world gathered at Digital Health & Wellness Summit @ Mobile World Congress 2016 (DHWS16) held in Barcelona from February 22-25, 2016.

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Report confirms unharmonised regulatory approach is slowing development of EU mobile satellite services: Analysys Mason

EU member states’ failure to adopt a harmonised licensing approach for hybrid satellite/ground communication systems is hampering the spread of advanced mobile satellite services (MSS) across the European Union, according to a new white paper from the research and consulting firm Analysys Mason.

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Deliveries may be better off grounded, says Colliers International’s report

A new report entitled European Retail & Logistics Insights – From Sheds to Shelves, by Colliers International, says that the future of drone deliveries may be at risk due to soaring property costs and calls from the European Commission for tighter regulation.

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We haven't finished with 4G and we can't wait 10 years for 5G, angry delegates tell Kroes

Stung by EC criticism, delegates at the GSMA’s Mobile 360 forum in Europe insisted that despite falling behind other regions, Europe can catch up in the use of 4G as it exploits new areas for connectivity.

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Nokia rebuts Sierra Wireless' claims made to EC and US FTC for 'abuse of dominant position' in 3G/GSM

Vancouver, Canada. November 21, 2013 — Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) has submitted a complaint to the European Commission (EC) against Nokia for anti-competitive behaviour, and a request for  the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to start a formal investigation.

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Smart grids can offer the key to utilities’ sustainability

(CASE STUDY:) January 3, 2013 — Mobile connectivity is enabling utilities to more effectively manage the supply and demand of consumers’ energy and water use. A good example of this is EDP’s Smart City Project in Portugal, Évora InovCity

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Telit introduces LTE module expanding automotive product line

Telit Wireless Solutions, a vendor of M2M modules and value-added services, has announced the introduction of the LE920 LTE module for European and North American OEM Automotive and aftermarket segments.

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Cullen launches monitoring service to benchmark the roll-out of smart meters

Brussels, Belgium – Cullen International has launched a new smart energy monitoring service. The service was unveiled at the ‘Smart Regulation for Smart Grids: An EU Overview’ event,

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Volvo and partners test driverless 'road train' on a Spanish motorway

Barcelona, Spain — Volvo and five international partners have achieved a world first by testing a ‘road train’ comprising a Volvo XC60, a V60 and an S60 plus one truck automatically driving in convoy over a 200km (125 mile) route. The road train was successfully driven last week on a public motorway in Spain among

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eCall 'a game changer' if mobile operators back it fully, say Vodafone

Although there has been a reduction in road fatalities in Europe over the past decade, the figures still make for sombre reading. So the latest move by the European Commission

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Industry group gives cautious welcome to smart metering report

The European Smart Metering Industry Group (ESMIG), representing leading companies in the area of smart metering, welcomed the European Commission’s communication on smart grids, but says that efforts in the area of smart grids have to be expedited if the EU is going to meet its 20-20-20 goals.

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