How women are impacting on the IoT

Anna Vega discovers how women are contributing to the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Mobile payment focus is back to NFC rather than cloud-based solution

In February 2014 during the Mobile World Congress event, Visa and Mastercard announced that the both firms will support Host Card Emulation (HCE) initiative in order to help the take up of NFC services. PayPal entering the physical payment world with a wallet and Apple’s new iPhone 6 supporting NFC features with the Apple Pay

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Maingate launches new Connect Flex service to help customers avoid MNO lock-in

All cellular-based M2M requires the participation of a mobile network operator (MNO). The MNO provides the connectivity as well as the SIM card and hence owns and controls the SIM card, which is the key to the M2M connectivity.

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Nominees Product Innovation Awards European Utility Week 2014

The 12 nominees from the four categories of the European Utility Week Product Innovation Awards have been made public. After an intense period of sifting through the numerous entries the judges announced the three nominees from each of the four categories.

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China Communications Standards Association and Open Mobile Alliance sign MOU to foster closer cooperation

The China Communications Standards Association (CCSA), the national communications standards organisation of China and the Open Mobile Alliance Ltd. (OMA), has announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen their relationship and foster closer cooperation.

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Ericsson starts crowdsourcing project to encourage cities to get networked

Ericsson is launching a crowdsourcing platform to map ICT-related initiatives implemented in certain cities of Northern Europe and Central Asia.

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TIA conference in Washington, DC to feature workshops on cybersecurity, SDN, and M2M

Event date: October 7-10, 2013 National Harbor, Maryland, USA ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today announced it will present 10 highly interactive pre-conference workshops at TIA 2013: The Future of the Network.

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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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M2M player Arkessa chooses Telecloud the data center Cloud

Arkessa, a technology provider within the machine-to-machine (M2M) sector, has turned to global data centre provider, Telehouse along with its telecom and ICT parent company KDDI to design and build a virtualised private Cloud platform within their London data centres.

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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 Cities and Telcos – the sleeping giants awake?

If you go back a mere 6 months, the ecosystem of Smart City movers and shakers in discussions, conferences and exciting new service concepts was similar to that of today but with one exception; the Communications Service Providers (CSPs), specifically

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