The cybersecurity lessons from 2020

The breach of SolarWinds and its Orion Platform software  captivated our collective attention in the final weeks of 2020. While arguably it was, and continues to be, considered the most significant event of the year, it is not the attack path most organisations should fear.

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Who ‘gets’ IoT and what are the outcomes?

Interview: IoT Now talks to Michael Sack, CEO and founder of TeraCode, to find out what he sees as the largest opportunities and challenges today in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Loon is popped by sharp truths: Balloons won’t be ‘Connecting people everywhere’

(A Week in IoT) – When the news came on Friday that Loon’s journey is coming to an end it was a disappointment if, like me, you’re an admirer of flights of scientific and engineering ambition that combine business opportunity and social benefit. To be fair though, the news did not come as a shock, says

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First all-digital CES event sees almost 2,000 exhibitors show technology innovations

The first all-digital CES event, CES® 2021 one of the largest ever digital tech event. Almost 2,000 companies unveiled next-gen innovation for a better future.

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Inaugural IoT online conference launches backed by Percepio

Embedded software tool provider Percepio is helping engineers navigate challenges on the Internet of Things (IoT) by sponsoring a new conference and virtual exhibition. Organised by embedded industry experts Stephane Boucher of Embedded Related  and Jacob Beningo of the Beningo Embedded Group, the IoT Online Conference brings together experts from industry and academia December 8-9th in an

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Eurotech simplifies IoT adoption combining its IoT edge technology with Orange IoT platform

Eurotech, a company that designs, develops, and deploys hardware, software, services and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announces its collaboration with Orange to enable and simplify IoT adoption from edge to cloud. The collaboration aims to combine Eurotech’s IoT Edge capabilities with Orange’s IoT platform Live Objects.

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HubStor adds support for Google drive to its backup-as-a-service platform

HubStor, a cloud data management provider, announced the availability of its Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) and Archive-as-a-Service (AaaS) offering for Google Workspaces with support of backup, recovery, replication, and archiving of Google Drive. The announcement continues HubStor’s expansion of its BaaS unified backup and archive platform.

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Cross-Industry survey reveals 79% plan to adopt WBA OpenRoaming

According to a Wireless Broadband Alliance cross-industry survey of service providers, equipment manufacturers and enterprises, almost four out of five (79%) have adopted or plan to adopt the WBA OpenRoaming standard.

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Orange and OPPO to deliver OTA provisioning for SIM-free wearables

Orange and OPPO have announced a co-innovation partnership agreement that will help to deliver Orange services to a broad range of OPPO’s smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT) devices to Europe. This is with a view to extending the delivery further across the Orange footprint.

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AR & VR revenue growth to be driven by increasing demand in gaming

Some of the key players in the global augmented reality and virtual reality (AR & VR) market include names such as Microsoft Corporation, Google Inc., Apple Inc., and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. among others.

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How can IoT help children with ASD learn and play?

Around one in every 54 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurological and developmental disorder that affects the ability to communicate and interact socially. In order to enhance communication and interaction, the Internet of Things (IoT) alongside dedicated programs and apps are continuously being developed, says Jocelyn Brown.

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Cloud-native networking firm NetFoundry works with dtac on NaaS

NetFoundry, a specialist in providing zero trust, cloud native networking is partnerng with South Asian telecom operators, dtac. Together the companies are introducing a new network service to the industry called SmartConnect.

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‘0G’ in the management of epidemics

The coronavirus epidemic has turned into a pandemic. The lack of hindsight and visibility in the face of increasing numbers of victims and the overloading of emergency services has led to the lockdown of half the planet. This containment impacts and will impact all economies, but even more so the economies of developing countries.

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Contact tracing in industry: Why we need ultra-precise Wi-Fi-based local positioning systems

As we consider re-opening broader segments of society in the wake of COVID-19, it is imperative that we implement comprehensive “Test and Trace” schemes, especially for industrial and commercial spaces, says Vikram Pavate, CEO of Locix Inc. While various testing methods are being scaled successfully, the current contact tracing process is manual, tedious and inefficient.

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Will 2020 be the year home IoT cyber attacks get serious?

When it comes to disruptive change, the emergence of the smart home is driving demographic, economic, and technological advancement as never before, says David P. Maher, executive VP and chief technology officer of Intertrust. This application of IoT, where private households and the devices that run them are connected to the internet, is creating an

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Is it time for video conferencing? Is it too soon for video policing?

WEEK IN IoT: It’s been easy to see corporate winners and losers from the global spread of the novel corona virus. Early casualties included airlines and hotel chains, with cancelled flights and bookings, and share prices tumbling on stock markets.

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