Smart city, smart energy and IoT leaders team up to unlock markets with launch of uCIFI Alliance

An international alliance of market leaders from across the smart city, smart energy and IoT network sectors joined cities and utilities in announcing they will develop an open source, multi-transport wireless networking technology and data model that will unlock these markets by eliminating the dependency on proprietary solutions.

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ABI Research white paper pushes carriers to new strategies in IoT, outlines roles carriers must play to remain competitive

While carriers are keen to play a leading role in the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities markets, they may be bypassed by other market players if they do not act. And while a new white paper from ABI Research urges carriers to adopt new strategies to establish their position within the IoT

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PTC and Rockwell Automation announce strategic partnership to drive industrial innovation and accelerate growth

PTC Inc. and Rockwell Automation, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for a strategic partnership that is expected to accelerate growth for both companies and enable them to be the partner of choice for customers around the world who want to transform their physical operations with digital technology.

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First globally compatible smart lock enables service providers to offer a single smart access and home security solution

Danalock, a provider of smart lock solutions for smart homes and businesses, announced that its Danalock V3 is the first globally compatible, retrofit smart lock to be fully integrated into the Alarm.com interactive security platform, extending its ecosystem of connected devices for global customers.

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QualiTest releases advanced IoT testing solution

QualiTest Group, the pure play QA and independent software testing company, has launched a comprehensive testing solution dedicated to IoT. The offering was developed over the course of testing thousands of IoT projects involving both hardware and software, and across diverse software ecosystems.

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Ribbon to showcase comprehensive portfolio of secure unified communications solutions at Enterprise Connect

Ribbon Communications Inc., a global provider in secure and intelligent cloud communications, will leverage its Platinum Sponsorship of Enterprise Connect to introduce enterprises to its new corporate brand and innovative products for cloud and premises-based Unified Communications (UC) capabilities.

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Wireless mobility is the key to secure military communications, says Rajant CEO

Addressing delegates at the Network Centric Warfare Conference in Rome, Rajant Corporation CEO, Robert Schena, stressed that wireless mobility is the key to ensuring secure military communications.

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InterSystems announce worldwide availability of unified IRIS Data Platform

InterSystems, a global provider of information technology platforms for health, business, and government applications, announced the general availability of the InterSystems IRIS Data Platform™, the first data platform to combine mission-critical data management, native interoperability, and real-time analytics into a single product.

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Field services operations bullish on emerging technologies, finds Red Hat global survey

For many industries, from transportation to utilities, manufacturing and more, field workers are pivotal to the success of business operations, the satisfaction of customers, and the growth of the bottom line.

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Sensors in the security & surveillance market expected to reach US$12bn by 2023, Frost & Sullivan believes

The Internet of Things (IoT) is bringing about a new era of connectivity in the digital age, say analysts Frost & Sullivan. It is connecting critical business sectors through a network of secure data flow, analytics, and management. It is also bringing numerous opportunities for sensor participants

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Hager Group launches building automation solution powered by Silicon Labs’ multiprotocol technology

Hager Group and Silicon Labs have collaborated to create a smart home platform that enables seamless connectivity for applications using multiple wireless standards including Bluetooth Low Energy (LE), KNX and Sigfox.

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Think horizontally to unlock the huge potential of connected devices, says oneM2M

Smart wearables, connected cars and machines, consumer electronics and smart city deployments will only deliver true value to consumers if there is a horizontal linking of data, oneM2M’s Technical Plenary chair Dr. Omar Elloumi warned.

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Industry confidence in investing in Wi-Fi reaches record levels

The level of industry confidence in Wi-Fi investment is at its highest-ever, according to the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s Annual Industry Report for 2017. As the wireless industry becomes crucial to delivering high quality, high speed, low latency connectivity, the new global study has revealed

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Hyperconvergence and secondary storage: Part 2

Hyperconverged secondary storage looks set to play a pivotal role in enterprise IoT environments. It allows enterprises to better manage the increasing amount of data created by devices.

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Interop testing event in South Korea aims to boost IoT growth

Further steps to increase global adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies will be taken by leading industry players when oneM2M, the global IoT standards initiative, hosts its fifth interoperability event.

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DOCOMO initiates multi-party 5G trial for connected cars

NTT DOCOMO, Inc. announced that in a trial of 5G technologies for automobiles, which it conducted jointly with Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Ericsson and Intel Corporation (Intel), it achieved data speeds of up to 1 Gbps for 4K-resolution video communications with a vehicle traveling at 30 km/h. The technology will be demonstrated at the National

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