What’s the difference between the two leading smart speakers on the market, the Amazon Echo and Google Home? According to Halfprice.com.au, quite a bit. The infographic below shows key strengths and weaknesses of each smart speaker.
Accenture and Pivotal Software, Inc., have formed a new business group to help Fortune Global 500 companies and other large enterprises accelerate their software development and innovate at startup speed. The Accenture Pivotal Business Group (APBG) will help enterprises migrate legacy applications to the cloud and accelerate cloud-native application development on Pivotal Cloud Foundry® [...]
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the organisation transforming business and society by accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and oneM2M, the global IoT standards initiative, announced they have agreed to work together to contribute to the creation and development of the Industrial Internet.
TM Forum, the industry association driving digital business transformation of the communications industry, unveiled its City as a Platform Manifesto to accelerate the development of smart cities globally. Launched at this year’s Smart City InFocus event in Yinchuan, China, all Manifesto signatories share a common desire to develop a new city-scale data economy that drives sustainability [...]
In July Actility, a provider of low power wide area (LPWA) networking and the company behind the ThingPark LPWA IoT platform, launched the ThingPark Approved programme. Actility also welcomed the first partners to achieve ThingPark Approved status. Here, Jeremy Cowan of IoT Now asks Christophe Francois, the vice president of Ecosystem at Actility, how to ensure service interoperability
Global players in many industries such as telecommunications, medical, industrial and manufacturing, and transportation are changing their business models to create new offerings and to capture their share of the trillion dollar Internet of Things (IoT) market.
Whenever a new concept like IoT comes along, there is always speculation and conjecture over how the market for it will develop, particularly when there are competing technologies involved and LPWA is proving to be no exception. At present, how the market for IoT systems and devices evolves and what its eventual shape will be depends, as ever, on who‘s doing the talking. It is already [...]
VoLTE has already proven to be a success, at least in terms of market penetration, writes Robert Eriksson. An ever-growing number of communications service provider (CSPs) have deployed VoLTE as a voice service overlay for their LTE networks, offering enhanced service quality.
The connected object market today shows a real complementarity between the OTT and Telco players in terms of their current positionings, aligned with their core business. In the longer term, however, IDATE anticipates a fiercer competition, around the platforms and services which are set to be the next source of revenue.
The Internet of Things is connecting humanity to physical objects in ways we never imagined. It’s generating an endless stream of new data that is sparking revolutionary insights and game-changing value for customers. As companies explore opportunities in the rapidly evolving IoT, they need guidance to better understand their options, reduce risks and access resources to make their IoT [...]
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