Wireless industry can integrate and differentiate concludes CWTEC conference

The inaugural Cambridge Wireless Engineering and Technology Conference (CWTEC) yesterday set out to look at whether the wireless industry needs to integrate or differentiate and concluded that it should do both. Industry experts explored the future of the UK’s telecommunications infrastructure, spanning mobile, satellite, TV, IoT and wearable technology, focusing on the impact on licensed

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Smart Wireless Healthcare and Fitness device services to be a $1.8bn market by 2019

New research from market analysts, Juniper Research, has found that annual revenues from connected healthcare and fitness services will approach $2bn by 2019, nearly 6 times the $320m value estimated for this year.

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‘The Internet of Things that Really Matter’

The Internet of Things (IoT) has enormous potential with countless companies from many different sectors now applying their creativity. Dramatic falls in the cost of wireless communications, computing and sensors are all combining to make it feasible to “wire things together over the Internet”. While many products are targeted at the consumer market where price is key, there’s also

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Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet

Gemalto has announced the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards to complement Vodacom’s m pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa. The card is certified by the major international payment schemes and accepted at any of the 240,000 EMV compliant payment terminals and over 27,000 ATMs throughout the country, which will significantly extend the reach

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Low Power Radio Networks for the Internet of Things – a view from Stream Technologies

In today’s fragmented multiple network environment, managing services to provide quality customer engagement whilst maximising revenues is a challenge for service providers. Where distributed networks can now include hundreds of thousands of Internet of Things (IoT) connections, this challenge is only getting more complex as members of the Stream Technologies executive team explain.

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Smoove selects ThingWorx® Internet of Things platform for connected bike-share service

 ThingWorx, a PTC® business and Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, has announced that Smoove, a French developer of bikes and bike share systems, has selected the ThingWorx IoT Platform to power its bike-share service in cities throughout the world. This commitment extends Smoove’s 2009 selection of PTC Creo® and PTC Windchill® for the design and development

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Qualcomm joins the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team as technology partner

Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., entered a multi-year agreement with the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team to become an official technology partner. The two companies will collaborate to develop new connected car technologies to enhance the team’s on-track performance, utilising Qualcomm’s expertise in mobile as the foundation for development.

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Qualcomm drives future of automotive connectivity with new 4G LTE modems

Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (QTI), has added the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X12 LTE modem (9×40) and Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X5 LTE modem (9×28) to Snapdragon Automotive Solutions to support connectivity across all tiers of the automotive industry. The Snapdragon X12 LTE modem (9×40) is designed to enable auto manufacturers to develop

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Sierra Wireless and G&D equip cars with ‘fast, secure, flexible’ solution for Russian ERA-GLONASS

The situation is a nightmare for every driver: an attempt to avoid an animal on the road goes terribly wrong. Within a fraction of a second, the car loses control and crashes. This mostly happens in rural, deserted areas, so precious time can be lost before help gets on the way, especially if the driver

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Combining the four pillars of innovation within the Internet of Things in one platform

Executive Summary The Internet of Things is made up of four significant pillars of innovation: smarter connected products, cloud service architectures, advanced data analytics, and quicker application development technologies.

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MultiTech’s groundbreaking M2M and IoT solutions premiered at Embedded World

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. manufacturer of M2M/IoT devices with the shortest path to deploy wireless communications, will showcase live demonstrations of recently announced products MultiTech MultiConnect® Conduit,™ MultiTech DeviceHQ,™ and MultiConnect® Dragonfly™ at Embedded World, February 24-26 in Nürnberg, GERMANY.

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Farming industry must embrace the Internet of Things Vision

The farming industry must embrace the use of precision agriculture and harness the emerging Internet  of Things (IoT), if it is to feed the 9.6 billion global population expected by 2050, says Therese Cory, senior analyst at Beecham Research and one of the authors of a new report has launched called ‘Towards Smart Farming’. The

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Isansys wireless patient monitoring platform shows promise of digital healthcare in Indian hospitals

Isansys Lifecare Ltd, the provider of complete real-time physiological patient data services and systems, has announced the results of a collaborative pilot study, with a medical centre in India, based on its first generation Patient Status Engine.

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IMI urges automotive businesses to take the wheel on driverless technology

The IMI is urging automotive businesses to focus training efforts on technologies related to autonomous driving, as government reveals plans to update road rules to allow for driverless cars on UK road.

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IoT security a big value-add opportunity not a cost, says Beecham Research

Analysts at Beecham Research see security and data management presenting the biggest revenue opportunities for IoT platform service providers over the next five years. In the first phase of a new multi-part study published, Beecham Research focuses on the changing requirements for IoT enabling services and in particular, looks at how intelligence can be brought

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Are smart homes cyber-security smart?

ENISA has published the Threat Landscape and Good Practice Guide for Smart Home and Converged Media, a contribution towards the achievement the EU Cyber Security Strategy objectives. The study aims to identify both the security risks and challenges as well as the countermeasures required for emerging technologies in smart homes, providing a specific and focused

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