IoT Evolution Expo announces the security summit

Internet of Things experts to share insight on security at Las Vegas event.

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Effective data management: Driving success in the automotive industry

2015 has been dubbed ‘the year of the connected device’. The ‘internet of things’ has been replaced by the ‘internet of everything’, filled with endless possibilities. Today, some 20 billion devices are connected to the internet – everything from tablets to toothbrushes, cars to coffee makers.

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How big is the IoT market opportunity?

For years Machina Research has been sizing the market opportunity associated with machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. Our M2M forecasts are widely acknowledged as the most granular and rigorously researched in the business. However, we are increasingly asked about the market opportunity associated with the wider Internet of Things. For us the two things are different.

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Smart multi-function IoT gateways

An IoT device, a thing, enables short- to medium-range connectivity via an embedded RF. When needed, wide area connectivity comes via an IoT gateway that has an embedded cellular modem and these products can accommodate hundreds or even thousands of individual IoT inputs. I wanted to get that out of the way because of all

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Winners of Discovering Start-ups showcase best in UK wireless innovation

Five wireless businesses won the praise of technology investors and wireless industry experts at yesterday’s finals of the UK Discovering Start-Ups 2014 competition hosted by Deloitte in London. The winners, ranging from mobile education and healthcare solutions to speech recognition, data analytics and wireless encryption, were chosen from 18 finalists who pitched their technologies and

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Eclipse Foundation unveils open IoT Stack for Java

The Eclipse Foundation took the wraps off its new Internet of Things (IoT) Stack for Java at this year’s JavaOne conference, underway this week in San Francisco.

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Implementing successful business change in field service: criteria for success

When a field service organisation is implementing any change to the way it works, whether it is rolling out new technology or processes or ways of working, there are a number of challenges which need to be overcome and key criteria for success that need to be realised in order to achieve a successful outcome.

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Where are the opportunities for CSPs in the Internet of Things?

Communication Service Providers’ (CSPs) are looking to be leaders in the Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) revolutions. Their M2M businesses have been growing rapidly in recent years and many see expanding their strategies into IoT as a natural extension that will allow them to capitalise on an even broader opportunity.

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Google, Apple, Samsung…who among today’s front-runners is most likely to dominate the IoT ecosystem?

For nearly a decade industry analysts and technology enthusiasts have been discussing “Internet of Things” (IoT) and the art of the possible.  Early on it seemed like a pipe dream or a luxury only the rich could the physical world around you reacting to your unique needs and preferences to provide a contextual, relevant and

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Santander takes the first steps to being a truly integrated Smart City

With any new and fast-developing technology area, definitions and future growth paths often get blurred as everyone sees things from their own often narrowly-focused perspectives. As Alun Lewis says, this is critical in our space where concepts like the ‘Internet of Things’ or ‘Smart Cities’ often mean different things to different people.

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Deutsche Telekom and IBM collaborate to help build Smarter Cities

Deutsche Telekom and IBM announced a collaboration to provide an integrated solutions portfolio that enables cities to make smarter use of their services through intelligent data capture and analysis

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IBM, STMicroelectronics and Shaspa enhance IoT control of home heating, lighting and security

IBM (NYSE:IBM), STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) and Shaspa have announced a collaboration to use cloud and mobile computing to enable consumers to manage and interact with their homes’ functions and entertainment systems.

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IBM and Vodafone advance smarter home initiative

IBM and Vodafone announced a collaboration to combine mobile communications and cloud computing for the remote management of ‘smart home’ appliances.

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Smart cities inhibited by slow IT-based modernisation, warns Ovum

London, UK – The huge and diverse market for ICT-based smart city initiatives is driving a flurry of ‘smart’ and ‘intelligent’ vendor solutions, says Ovum. Yet this market’s potential is being inhibited by immature standards, rigid and siloed infrastructures, limited budgets, and fragmented and politicised decision-making, warns the global analyst firm.

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Smart Energy Collective initiates design of five smart grid projects

Arnhem, The Netherlands – All 26 partners of the Smart Energy Collective have signed a renewed coop-eration agreement approval the second phase of its smart grid initiative, which involves the development of five large-scale smart grid demonstration projects in the Netherlands.

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Connected energy, fleet and industrial sectors are accelerating M2M growth, says Yankee Group report

By 2016, global cellular M2M connections will balloon to 313 million, says a Yankee Group analyst, as more enterprises and consumers realise business benefits and improved experiences from connected devices.

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