IoT spaceship, the 5G

There is little doubt that 5G will have profound impact on the course of human civilization. Mobile subscribers would benefit from 5G in different ways which can be summarized as better user experiences. However, the greater impact is on Machines, to make the world highly connected and ultra-smart. The foundation for such transformation will be

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IoT Now Guide to IoT Acceleration

In this issue: INTERVIEW: Jeff Travers tells George Malim about the capabilities of Ericsson’s IoT Accelerator as hyperscale connectivity and ecosystem integration become priorities BEYOND CONNECTIVITY: Analysys Mason’s Tom Rebbeck explores operators’ IoT opportunities beyond connectivity provision but warns the challenges should not be underestimated CASE STUDY: How Grundfos used industrial IoT to transform from selling

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Monetising IoT data in the asset monitoring business

A new report by tech research, consulting and think tank company IDATE DigiWorld looks at the opportunities to open to companies looking to monetise IoT data generated by asset monitoring. This report focuses on: – the concepts and use cases for providing new services through the use of collected data – the applications and benefits

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The utilities sector is undergoing a seismic shift

(Sponsored News) IoT specialists, Arm, have put together the ultimate collection of reports, whitepapers and case studies to take your utilities business to the next level.

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Building a carrier class Low Power Aide Area Network for Internet of Things

The IoT (Internet of Things) is destined to be everywhere and include even the smallest things. So long as they have useful data, they can be connected so that data is shared and used to create new value. That includes meters of all sorts, white goods, sensors in public parking spaces, in street lights, in

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Addressing the challenges for providers of fleet management solutions

The market for fleet management solutions has a strong positive outlook, despite being a relatively mature sector. More vehicles are being connected and revenue for services continues to grow. However, for service providers, there are a number of challenges that need to be addressed. This report, aimed at providers of fleet management solutions, explores both

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How do you make money and progress in IoT? Start by being ‘customer-aligned’

The first person I ran into at last week’s IoT Solutions World Congress 2018 in Barcelona was an old friend of IoT Now’s who shall remain nameless. He looked exhausted. I had arrived a few hours after him on the first day.

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Preparing for global IoT deployments

The IoT market – a growing opportunity for industry and enterprise The Internet of Things (IoT) has been hailed as the ‘next industrial revolution’, with more than 20 billion devices, from waste bins to tractors, forecast to be connected to global networks by 2020. From smart cities and healthcare to agriculture, manufacturing and energy, the

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Which IoT platform is right for you?

For an increasing number of businesses, IoT has moved from being a nice-to-have to a strategic necessity. This means a new emphasis on introducing IoT quickly and extending it within the business, writes Robin Duke-Woolley, the chief executive of Beecham Research.

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8 reasons why Fleet Managers should connect ELDs to a cellular network

It’s estimated that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) mandate will affect approximately 3.1 million vehicles and 3.4 million drivers, with the deadline for compliance moved to 16th Dec 2019, fleet managers don’t have much time left to adopt Electronic Logging Device (ELD) technology. The ELD system promises to streamline the logging process, further

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Rethinking Connectivity: Considerations for Designing Industrial IoT Networks

Many businesses around the world are developing strategies on how to embrace new trends such as globalization and digitization. As these trends continue to affect businesses more and more, they need to address the changes these trends are causing in order to stay competitive and profitable. However, working out how to effectively embrace emerging trends

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What to look out for in an IoT partner – A global connectivity checklist for IoT services

A successful IoT solution requires above all, secure and seamless connectivity. Furthermore, in order to compete in a growing market of IoT services, devices must be able to connect to any available network reliably, no matter where they are deployed.

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The Definitive Guide to The Internet of Things for Business, 3rd Edition

The Internet of Things is hitting its stride. It is a critical enabler of digital transformation efforts happening around the globe. For consumers, businesses, and governments, IoT is playing an increasing role in how we consume information to make decisions and how we interact with the world around us. Successfully planning, deploying, and scaling IoT

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How do you know if your IoT services are secure? The 3 steps to securing your IoT devices

In their eagerness to take advantage of the new service opportunities the IoT has unlocked, businesses are putting themselves at risk of security breaches.

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Evaluation of LTE-M towards 5G IoT requirements

This white paper evaluates the performance of LTE-M in meeting the high coverage, low-cost and low-power consumption demanded for cellular IoT applications. Comparing LTE-M’s performance against 3GPP requirements, the study reveals LTE-M capable of 10.4 years of battery life in extremely deep coverage, with a message latency of just 6.2 seconds, exceeding the set performance

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IoT for asset tracking

Introduction: In an increasingly complex and globalized logistics landscape, being able to accurately track assets as they move throughout the supply chain can be a huge advantage for businesses. But generating real-time data on mobile assets has traditionally been difficult to achieve. Containers and pallets are often transported through remote areas that have low connectivity

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