Information and communication technologies uptake in global smart plants market Shifts to high gear

Information and communication technology (ICT) deployments in manufacturing industries are currently limited to the sporadic use of machine to machine (M2M) communications and cloud solutions.

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Wearable devices set to make ubiquitous connectivity a reality, says Frost & Sullivan

The fledgling wearable devices market currently caters to a niche customer base. Improvements in devices and newer, interesting use cases will accelerate the transition to mass market proliferation.

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Global automotive market ‘awaits 5G’ to leverage higher network coverage, availability and density

The world will soon see 5G emerge as a blend of pre-existing technologies such as 2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi to allow higher network coverage, availability and density. With its key differentiator being greater connectivity, 5G will act as an enabler for autonomous vehicles, machine-to-machine and machine-to-infrastructure services, and the Internet of Things.

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European cities open up treasure chests of data to stimulate innovation

However, Frost & Sullivan survey finds limited progress towards commercialisation of public sector information

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Surge in smart meter installations to support European, meter data management market

Although the scope for meter data management (MDM) in Europe is currently limited, the market is expected to take off in the foreseeable future. The main driver for the adoption of MDM solutions is the need for utilities to manage and use the growing volume and variety of data created by widespread smart meter installation.

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QIVICON wins innovation prize and gains new partners

Bonn, Germany – International management consultancy Frost & Sullivan has announced smart home platform QIVICON as the winner of its European Visionary Innovation Leadership Award, naming QIVICON as the most innovative solution of its kind in 2014.

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Biometrics can revolutionise mobile payment security, say analysts Frost & Sullivan

London, UK – Payments carried out via mobile devices have significantly increased in recent years. During a ‘card not present’ process, a personal account number (PAN), expiration date, and card validation code (CVC) are not enough to secure a transaction. Biometrics that provide high levels of security and an intuitive customer experience might be the

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Give us your verdict on 2013 Predictions in M2M, smart cities, connected devices and NFC

What’s coming in 2013 in the world of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and connected devices? M2M Now talks to a few key industry figures — now tell us if they’re talking sense or if it’s just crystal balls.

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Talking Heads: Team, Tools and T-Mobile are the 3 keys to RACO’s fun in the sun, says Horn

As a provider of wireless data solutions to the machine-to-machine (M2M) communications industry, RACO Wireless is perhaps best known for its efforts to simplify mobile device management, cut costs and assure mission-critical applications. What Jeremy Cowan also finds is their exuberance at the way M2M is re-shaping entire industries.

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ICT vendors to benefit from regulatory changes in the EU energy market, says Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan will host a web conference entitled “Smart Grid Deployment Framework in the EU – How ICT Vendors Can Benefit from Regulatory Changes” on Tuesday, 27 November 2012, at 14.00 GMT.

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M2M communications one of only 3 ICT areas creating new VC investment opportunities, says Frost & Sullivan

London, UK. October 29, 2012 — A volatile global economy is making investors increasingly cautious and risk-averse about their portfolio investments. This is translating into a restraint for start-ups in ICT

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Frost & Sullivan recognise OnAsset Intelligence's M2M-enabled freight tracking products

Based on its recent analysis of the machine to machine (M2M)-enabled freight intelligence solutions market the cargo, Frost & Sullivan recognises OnAsset Intelligence with the 2012 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for customer value enhancement.

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China's 'local', Europe's slow, and US users unhappy — Challenges for the future of fleet telematics, part II

BLOG — In the second of a two-part article Jan Stojaspal reports* on the growth of the fleet telematics market in Asia, Europe and the US.

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North American telehealth report published on healthcare and ICT convergence

Dublin, Ireland. September 14, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan’s new report on the North American Telehealth industry to its offering. The report is entitled, A CEO’s Guide to Convergence between Healthcare and Information and Communications Technologies.

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Partnerships need to be part of successful mobile payment strategy, says Frost & Sullivan

London, UK. August 1, 2012 – Near field communication (NFC), the promising mobile (m)-payment technology, has not created the revenue-generating opportunities the telecom industry expected. So says, a new report from analysts Frost & Sullivan.

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Vodafone demonstrates further commitment to its M2M strategy

Frost & Sullivan on Vodafone plans to become a ‘total telecommunications’ player.

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