IoT leaves Trough of Disillusionment as operators figure out ‘how to build a network and a business’

For about two years the Internet of Things (IoT) has been in what Gartner’s Hypecycle refers to as the ‘Trough of Disillusionment’. So say three InterDigital executives talking to Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now at Mobile World Congress (#MWC18) in Barcelona.

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Reality is that IoT market value will be worth less than US$0.5tn globally by 2025, says Strategy Analytics

IoT (the Internet of Things) undoubtedly offers significant cost savings, says Strategy Analytics, such as improved efficiency, reduced downtime, enhanced supply chain and new business opportunities. However, the market value for IoT solutions has been dramatically inflated by some analysts.

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Systems Integrators are pivotal to success of US enterprise IoT deployments

The commercial potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) is impossible to accurately quantify. It has broad implications for any industry with merely the slightest reliance on technology.

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Cisco finally focuses on the Internet of Things, cloud, data centres and software solutions

EDITORIAL: On Wednesday Cisco wrapped up a “great year” in the words of its CEO by preparing to lay off one in every 14 of its workforce (or 5,500 people worldwide). The IT giant is at last turning its guns on the Internet of Things.

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IoT to make up almost half of IT budgets by 2020, says TIA survey

A white paper for the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) from Machina Research emphatically reveals the coming importance of enterprise IoT and the central role systems integrators are playing in the commercial development and deployment of IoT services.

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The Internet of Things; The New Factor to Consider in IT Security

The technology industry is well known for its love of jargon or ‘buzzwords’, which often seem designed specifically to confuse rather than clarify.

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Dangers lie ahead as M&As surge with Oberthur, Intel, HP fighting for a technology edge

London, UK. June 16, 2015:  Last year saw global TME (telecoms, media & entertainment) mergers & acquisitions (M&A) reach US$34.5 billion*, and this trend is predicted to increase in 2015. Among others, Oberthur is buying OTA clients and expertise, Intel sees IoT potential in Altera, while HP is acquiring ConteXtream to accelerate NFV adoption. But

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Getting a handle on Internet of Things data

In this article, Jeff Veis, head of the Big Data Business Group at HP Software, looks at the role of big data in the Internet of Things (IoT) era.

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Sierra Wireless resolves ITC lawsuit with purchase of MMP Portfolio™ licence

Cupertino, California, USA (BUSINESS WIRE) — Alliacense announced today that Sierra Wireless, Inc. has purchased an MMP™ Portfolio license. The agreement resolves the ITC Investigation and District Court lawsuit recently filed against Sierra Wireless, a mobile computing and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications solutions company.

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How much would you pay for remote health monitoring?

Population keeps growing and healthcare costs keep increasing – up to 9% of GDP (and even 16% in the US). 75% of the cost is coming from a few chronic diseases. Aging population is increasing the burden.

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Managing the internet of things

Beyond the existing billion of PCs, tablets and mobile phones, more and more devices embed communication capabilities. Soon there will be more machines communicating with each others than humans! This is the hidden world…

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‘There’s plenty of room at the bottom’ – Strategies for success in an M2M world

Richard Feynman, Nobel-Prize-winning physicist and all-round genius, gave a seminal paper back in 1959, There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom, which is now widely seen as heralding the birth of nanotechnology.

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