WBA report sets out how wi-fi 6/6E enables industry 4.0

London, UK, 29 June 2022 – The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has published “Wi-Fi 6/6E for Industrial IoT: Enabling Wi-Fi Determinism in an IoT World“. This paper explores how Wi-Fi’s latest features are ideal for meeting the demanding requirements for a wide variety of existing and emerging IIoT applications. This includes manufacturing/Industry 4.0 and logistics,

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The IoT data deluge in industry and manufacturing

“Effective data storage management is a critical component of the IoT ecosystem,” says David Keegan, Group CEO of DataQube Global. Internet of Things (IoT), from a top-level standpoint, refers to a network of physical devices such as embedded sensors, driverless vehicles, smartphones/tablets, wearables, or home appliances, that create and share information without human intervention. Even though

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10 Best IoT Industry 4.0 Implementations

Businesses in the industry 4.0 sector face unceasing demands to become faster, smarter, leaner and more profitable. We’ve all heard of Smart Cities and Smart homes, but the fully automated and IoT-enabled Smart factory is also on the horizon. Indeed, it’s already possible today, says Darren Wall, freelance technology writer. The IoT (Internet of Things)

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Wi-Fi 6 and cellular connectivity will work together to enable hyper-connected use cases

1 March 2022 – Quectel Wireless Solutions has published a new whitepaper explaining how Wi-Fi 6 is maturing into a new role that is complementary to LTE-M and 5G connectivity. With applications across indoor applications such as stadiums, large venues, offices, and hotels, Wi-Fi 6 is also being used outdoors in the automotive industry to

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Nokia to enhance Alibaba Cloud’s enterprise edge cloud capabilities to speed up digital transformation

Espoo, Finland. 25 February 2022 – Nokia announced it is working with Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, to enhance enterprise edge cloud capabilities and allow companies to easily take advantage of reliable wireless industrial IoT connectivity. By integrating Nokia’s private wireless network solution within Alibaba Cloud’s service offering, enterprise

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Smart factory market to surpass US$127.2bn in 2022, says FMI report

Witnessing major growth in the recent past, smart factory projects have been performing well on the back of rising adoption of analytics and cyber security tools. The global smart factory market value will surpass US$127.2 billion (€112.53 billion) in 2022. That’s according to a new ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm study which has projected

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Midsoft and Actility deploy smart LoRaWAN gas metering in the Eskisehir organised industrial zone

Midsoft L.T.D., a Turkish Industry 4.0 solutions provider, system integrator and an Actility Solution Partner, is deploying a large IoT project in the Eskisehir Organised Industrial Zone, providing an IoT network to cover a large area of 32 km² and implementing wireless IoT solutions, starting with gas usage monitoring.

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Verizon 5G will power innovation and research at the Pennsylvania State University

New York, UK – Verizon is delivering 5G Ultra Wideband to Penn State, allowing researchers to explore how 5G can enhance manufacturing and enable new applications in education, training, and workforce development. The deployment took place at Penn State’s Innovation Park, which offers 118-acres of office, manufacturing and research space, and is part of one of the

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Unreliable mobile coverage poses serious operational and safety concerns in smart construction and Industry 4.0

“IoT driven processes along with predictive maintenance and proactive monitoring technologies are reliant on cellular connectivity for reliable and safe operability,” says Gearoid Collins of Vilicom.

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IoT set to overtake cloud computing as primary Industry 4.0 technology, Inmarsat research reveals

New research by Inmarsat, the provider of global mobile satellite communications, reveals that investment in the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to overtake cloud computing, next generation security, big data analytics and other digital transformation technologies in the near future.

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Global industry accelerating IoT adoption in response to Covid-19, new Inmarsat research reveals

New research by Inmarsat, the provider of global mobile satellite communications, reveals a rapid increase in the maturity level of organisations adopting the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Respondents drawn from multiple industries also reported that Covid-19 has demonstrated the importance of IoT to their businesses, with many accelerating

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Crosser announces hyperautomation solution that brings intelligent workflows to industrial organisations

Provider of edge analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Crosser, has expanded the capabilities of its Crosser Platform with a new edition called Crosser IPA (Intelligent Process Automation). As the true hybrid hyperautomation platform to target industrial and asset rich organisations, Crosser IPA will empower businesses to integrate and automate everything, from the shop

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RS Components and Zerynth’s IIoT workshop gives engineers a boost to Industry 4.0

RS Components, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, is offering exclusive access to a hands-on workshop entitled ‘Edge Computing and Data Collection for Industrial IoT’. The workshop is delivered by IIoT platform vendor Zerynth via RS’ DesignSpark community webpage.

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IBM and Verizon create 5G Industry 4.0 testbed in Texas

Last year, IBM and Verizon announced a major collaboration to advance the era of 5G and edge computing in industrial operations, and just recently IBM’s CEO Arvind Krishna shared in his Mobile World Congress keynote address that IBM is working with Verizon to deploy a modern open hybrid cloud strategy across Verizon’s 5G network core and service orchestration

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The SIM logistics challenge: Is it now time to streamline the SIM management lifecycle?

Whether via the new(er) eSIM or the traditional physical SIM (which is forecast to still be with us in large volumes for several years to come), the centrality of the SIM presents service providers with a growing logistical challenge, says Eric Hatton, head of customer acquistion & network services (CANS) business unit for Evolving Systems.

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Nokia creates a ‘longevity solution’ for transport, military and other tough working environments

HMD Global expands its Android Enterprise Recommended portfolio of Nokia devices with a new smartphone that’s said to be suited for even the most demanding businesses the new Nokia XR20. Built to a military standard, it can reportedly withstand the toughest working conditions spanning a wide range of industries from logistics and transport to the

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