Securing networks in an IoT facility

Facilities with IoT devices are rising exponentially. According to a report from McKinsey, 127 new IoT devices get connected to a network every second. This includes IoT installations in factories, cities, and retail facilities. This unprecedented shift can have a great impact on how we run facilities and society at large. IoT devices connected to

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IoT security should be a competitive differentiator

Trust is a fundamental part of the home. We trust our walls to stand up straight, our floors to hold solid, our ovens to work, our toilets to flush and our doors to keep intruders out. We don’t often consider the same standards for our home technology, says Mike Nelson, VP of IoT security, DigiCert.

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What’s coming to Industry 4.0?

Janus, the Roman god of new beginnings, is represented by a double-faced head, one facing the past and the other facing the future. Taking inspiration from this, manufacturers looking to accelerate their digital transformation should consider the impact of the past. So, what technology should manufacturers be looking to adopt? Here, Johan Jonzon, co-founder and

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How IoT cellular connectivity has enabled the rise of micromobility

Like most industries, the micromobility industry faced uncertainty during the Covid-19 pandemic but a comeback is taking hold, says Ben Forgan, co-founder and CEO of Hologram.io. Despite the headwinds, McKinsey notes that “micromobility could reach a consumer-spending potential of $300 billion (€279.81 billion) globally by 2030.”

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Hatching an IoT plan to save the turtle from extinction

The latest McKinsey report into IoT – ‘The Internet of Things Catching up to an accelerating opportunity’ suggests that the economic value that it can unlock could enable up to $12.6tn (€11.41tn) in value globally. Yet when most people think about, read about, or talk about the Internet of Things, it’s still often wrongly centred

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Unleashing the potential of IoT with cloud computing

The Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting how we operate our homes and businesses. Since it first emerged as a concept 20 years ago, IoT has become an established feature of our daily lives. From Fitbits to the Amazon Echo and Google Home, today’s consumers are using connected smart devices and wearables to track daily

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Two thirds of retail and e-commerce companies now scraping external data to make more profitable business decisions

Retail and E-Commerce companies in the UK are increasingly relying on external real-time data to inform business decisions, with 57% now scraping external public web data to gain market insights and help them make more profitable business decisions.

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How remote working is helping balance the gender inequality scales

For years, women have been held back in their careers for being ‘too nice’ or ‘too family-orientated’, says Annett Polaszewski-Plath, CEO at Interprefy. Being a fully remote company, I’m extremely proud that Interprefy’s team consists of a slight majority of women.

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BICS board and Kurgan agree his departure, Gatta appointed new CEO and Burton to lead TeleSign

The board of directors of BICS (Belgacom International Carrier Services) and CEO, Daniel Kurgan have come to the mutual conclusion to end their collaboration. The board of directors has approved the appointment of Matteo Gatta as new CEO of the company.

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Mitigating the cyber risks of IoT and finding solutions

The last decade has seen unprecedented development of the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape, enabled by new distributed network technologies. McKinsey estimates that by 2025, the world will own 50 billion networked devices, up 400% from 2010, and contributing US$11 trillion (€10 trillion) to economies.

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Smartrac and Compass jointly create new customer experience

Smartrac Technology Group, a global RFID and Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, and Compass Marketing, a solutions provider for the CPG industry, are jointly supporting “Modern Retail Collective”. This is a store developed by McKinsey and Company, and Mall of America.

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Global IoT: Everyone’s talking about it. So why isn’t it happening?

“The MNOs have got a real problem when it comes to IoT. One problem is the race to zero on pricing for roaming.” As Jeremy Cowan says, the little bit of Yorkshire blood in me respects the directness of Eseye’s  CEO. As they say, Nick Earle calls a spade a spade.

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6 ways AI and IoT are transforming your business world in 2019

From managing inventories to improving personalised shopping experiences and assisting in data mining, AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things) is transforming how people do business today. 

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Levelling the playing field: how tech organisations can tackle the gender gap and promote workplace diversity

Where are all the women in tech? Research by PwC suggests just 15 per cent of current employees in STEM roles are women. Mary Hunter, winner of the IAMCP’s 2018 Women in Tech Leadership Award and the Nottingham Post’s Businesswoman of the Year,

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Six essentials for successful sensor-informed applications

We live in a new sensing world enabled by low-cost sensors. The explosion of data-emitting sensors is flooding organisations with potentially valuable new inputs. Sensor data, and the need to easily collect, understand and automate actions based on it, are rapidly propelling the next wave of IoT automation.

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How IR sensor 2.0 will improve IoT technology

The next generation IR sensor 2.0 will be more flexible, much thinner and cheaper to manufacture than old sensors. This opens up for a big improvement and more areas of use within IoT.

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