Wolff to lead SIGFOX’s-APAC expansion for the next three years

SIGFOX, a provider of global communications service for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that Roswell Wolff has joined the company as president of SIGFOX-APAC.

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Combining IoT connectivity with 3D printing for new applications Part 2

Best foot forward Several of the most significant deployments of 3D printing technology have been in medical applications.

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The Internet of Things is more than just a buzzword

According to Gartner, IoT revenue from products and services will exceed $300 billion in 2020. IDC forecasts that the worldwide market for IoT solutions will grow to $7.1 trillion by 2020. Every major player from the software industry is investing in IoT. Platform companies such as Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft are building platforms to

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Securing the IoT: Is it possible to protect billions of devices simultaneously?

To understand why there is so much excitement surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT), look no further than smart home appliances.

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Sensor-enabled support: why the Internet of Things could move the help desk beyond IT

From calendar-equipped smart watches to remote thermostats, consumers are increasingly looking to connected technologies to manage various aspects their lives.

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The future of Intelligent Vending

The origins of coin-operated vending hark back to 215 B.C in Alexandria when it was used to dispense holy water in temples. 2,000 years later, vending is a billion pound industry, with nearly half a million machines operating throughout the UK.

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Inmarsat launches open technology strategy

Open technology platforms have revolutionised the technology industry, increasing levels of innovation and opening up new opportunities for developers and businesses alike.  As part of the development of the next generation of the global mobile satellite technology and applications, Inmarsat, will harness this culture of innovation by opening up its platforms to developers to encourage

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IoT market to reach US$3.04t and 30bn connected ‘Things’ in 2020, says IDC

While most everyone agrees that the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised for explosive growth and represents boundless opportunities – billions of connected things driving trillions in revenue – understanding where the revenue opportunities lie across different technology layers has remained elusive. A newly released IoT ecosystem forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC) provides much

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The Internet of Things is a ‘golden opportunity’ to monetise WiFi

The so-called Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t a visionary concept, it is here today – devices, sensors, cloud and data intelligence tools that can quickly enhance and monetise your business. Add WiFi to the mix, says Dean Jones (pictured), and you can capitalise on this fast growing trend.

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DataArt launches M2M practice dedicated to the development of the Internet of Things

DataArt, has announced the launch of its M2M/IoT consulting practice to meet the quickly growing demands of the marketplace. The new practice group is dedicated to helping clients who are eager to experiment with the Internet of Things (IoT) space across a variety of industries, including insurance, utilities, healthcare, retail, logistics, cities and municipalities and

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Wyless and Getrak partner to offer managed connectivity bundled with cloud telematics across South America

Wyless, the end-to-end service provider for M2M and IoT, and Getrak, the provider of horizontal cloud based tracking solutions to the fleet and telematics markets in Brazil, has announced a broad partnership agreement with Wyless Brazil subsidiary Wyless TM Data. Together, the companies will offer a fully managed end-to-end solution for device, cloud and managed

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Kenyan providers must go beyond providing connectivity for M2M communication services

May 28, 2014 – Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication is gaining acceptance in Kenya as the country increasingly embraces global trends in terms of new technologies. Indeed, Kenya has witnessed increasing uptake of M2M connectivity services across various vertical sectors, according to the recently released results of IDC’s MEA Enterprise Communications Survey.

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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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European M2M market recovering quickly, says IDC

The European machine-to-machine (M2M) market is quickly recovering from the economic crisis of 2008–2009 and is starting to prosper again with growth rates exceeding 12% over the 2010–2015 period, according to research from International Data Corporation (IDC).

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