Hand-to-hand combat among the surprises at Economist Innovation Summit, as delegates urged to augment not replace human skills

It was inevitable that the technology du jour, artificial intelligence (AI) dominated opening exchanges at today’s Economist Innovation Summit (#EconInnov). And for those – like me, admits Jeremy Cowan – who believed that AI is still mostly a series of chatbots and pilot projects there was an early wake-up call.

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Telcos admit IoT is failing to meet expectations, as they are urged to understand customers’ business

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Three leading European telcos admit at the 6th IoT Forum CE, that many customers are still not aware of the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). As one enterprise tells the C-Level operator panel, “You must show customers you understand their business, not just your own.”

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WKM appoints Annie Turner as Editor of IoT Now Transport as the brand expands

WKM Global, the publisher of IoT-Now.com and sister site, IoTNowTransport.com, has appointed Annie Turner to the newly-created post of Editor of IoT Now Transport.

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Undersea bots used to beat raiders with the latest archaeosubs

There’s huge untapped potential in the blue parts of the planet. The Internet of Things won’t really have gone global until it can work in the sea, which covers two-thirds of the planet. For instance, there are many historical underwater sites that have yet to be discovered.

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The Entries are in! Here are the shortlisted nominees for the IoT Global Awards 2018

Thursday February 22nd, 2018: Finally, the news that many of you have been anxiously awaiting! The shortlist of Nominees for the IoT Global Awards 2018 have been announced and these are being assessed by our global VIP panel of independent judges.

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IoT Now listed in world’s Top 20 Industrial IoT blogs by ORBCOMM

IoT Now has been listed today in ORBCOMM‘s Top 20 Industrial IoT Blogs. As Internet of Things (IoT) technology continues to evolve and new innovations are born, there are innumerable bloggers reporting on the latest trends in the industrial IoT landscape.

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IoT community to meet ZTEsoft in Nice at annual Together Summit

Nice in the South of France will play host on May 14th to the 6th Annual ZTEsoft Together Summit. This year the theme is Transforming with You and ZTEsoft‘s chief marketing officer, Fu Jianjun and guests will focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) and telcos’ digital transformations.

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Where are OTA and in-car data management heading in your car?

Industry projections for over-the-air (OTA) vehicle data management suggest the technology could save automakers US$35 billion over the next five years. That’s a big claim.

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As Goodyear launches connected fleet management, we ask ‘Is IoT changing their business model?’

André Weisz, managing director of Goodyear Proactive Solutions for Europe, Middle East and Africa, talks frankly to Jeremy Cowan, editorial director of IoT Now about the risks and rewards of service innovation.

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New IoT navigation tool enables businesses to find tailor-made IoT platforms and partners

IoT Global Network, the world’s fastest-growing information portal on Internet of Things (IoT) services, has launched a new IoT navigation tool. Powered by Beecham Research, an IoT analyst firm, this is the only completely independent, analyst-driven tool designed to help enterprises navigate and evaluate the IoT platform landscape.

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Are drones and autonomous vehicles the answer for smart services in rural areas?

When we all talk about smart cities we are, of course, overlooking something important. Not everyone lives in a city. One company is working to redress this imbalance. Here, Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now talks to Roei Ganzarski, CEO of BoldIQ.

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USA’s Consumer Reports will consider cyber security and privacy in future connected product reviews

Reuters has revealed that Consumer Reports, an influential U.S. non-profit group that conducts extensive reviews of cars, kitchen appliances and other goods, is gearing up to consider cyber security and privacy safeguards when scoring products in future.

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The IoT revolution explained: It’s not about smart hairbrushes, whistles or toothbrushes

OK, so that’s what the Internet of things (IoT) is NOT about. Here Jeremy Cowan, editorial director of IoT Now, asks Pilgrim Beart what is really being achieved with IoT. He should know. Not only is Pilgrim DevicePilot’s CEO he is described as the man behind the smart home technology Hive which was sold to British Gas in 2015

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Vendors integrate to bolster over-the-air offerings and help car makers benefit from ‘$35bn savings’

At CES in Las Vegas earlier this month Airbiquity announced two technology integrations with key partners designed to enhance its over-the-air (OTA) software update solution.

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GSMA announces nominees for the 2017 Glomo Awards to be revealed at MWC in Barcelona

The GSMA has announced the nominees for the Global Mobile Awards 2017. Winners of the awards will be presented throughout Mobile World Congress (MWC), which takes place 27 February – 2 March in Barcelona.

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Connected car service revenues expected to top US$42 billion by 2022

Connected car services are driving recurring revenue growth and transforming the automobile industry. Revenues from connected car services are expected to top US$42 billion by 2022.

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