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 Museum of Emerging Science and [...]
Utilities will rely heavily on RF mesh networks as a key communication technology, according to new research commissioned by Silver Spring Networks, Inc. and conducted by Zpryme. The research measured communication network priorities for next-generation distribution grid optimisation for 350 utilities across the globe.
Security challenges associated with interoperability and how to overcome them to accelerate global adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) will be discussed during a oneM2M-sponsored webinar with GlobalPlatform.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced that Bluetooth®technology, the global standard for simple, secure wireless connectivity, now supports mesh networking. The new mesh capability enables many-to-many (m:m) device communications and is optimised for creating large-scale device networks.
EchoStar Mobile, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation, announced that it is joining the European Space Agency (ESA) and other space industry leaders in a joint effort to develop and promote 5G services, and to demonstrate the value that the satellite industry can bring to the acceleration of 5G throughout Europe.
The total number of HomeGrid Forum certified devices has increased to 26. During the latest wave of certifications, in partnership with HomeGrid Forum’s Accredited Test House (ATH)
IoT is having a profound effect on business. According to Jordan O’Connor, technical lead EMEA at SOTI, 57% of all global businesses have adopted IoT practices and 72% of those believe their company is more profitable since embracing IoT.
Deployments of smart cities need to become smarter if they are to deliver on the promise of a connected society and provide true value to authorities, businesses and citizens.
Silver Peak, a global provider of broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, has announced a series of advances to the Unity EdgeConnect high-performance SD-WAN solution. These are designed to enable enterprises to realise the advantages of a thin branch office.
The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has launched a new white paper outlining the key priorities for operators and technology vendors, and the monetisation potential for unlicensed technologies for IoT.