Voice-enabled IIoT

IIoT (the Industrial Internet of Things) makes it possible to track and reduce the high costs of maintenance by managing the inspection information on a timely basis.

Read more

How mobile technology is removing barriers to travel

In July 1997, says Dave Ashton, CEO of Loco2, I was a new analyst for the tech consulting firm Accenture. My boss’s client, China Telecom, had asked us to aid in a spin-out IPO of their mobile unit and so I was sent to Beijing to work on the project.

Read more

Wirecard selects Astute Solutions for conversational service chatbot technology

Astute Solutions announced their selection by Wirecard, a global provider in digital financial technology, to implement Astute’s chatbot software into the boon app – Europe’s fastest-growing mobile payment solution.

Read more

What will be the key trends in remittances in 2018?

Cross-border money transfers are an essential part of the global economy. The developing countries for instance, have benefited greatly from enhanced remittance inflows. Over the recent past, the remittance scene has experienced some major transformations that include

Read more

Qualcomm and SenseTime to collaborate to drive on-device artificial intelligence

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and SenseTime Group Limited announced plans to collaborate on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for future mobile and IoT products.

Read more

Will 5G deliver on the 2020 vision ?

Britain’s 5G will be rolled out in 2020 and it could help generate £55 billion (€61.40 billion) for our economy says the newly re-branded National Physical Laboratory (NPL). Could, mind you. Provided we don’t repeat the mistakes of previous generations.

Read more

Ayla IoT platform adds phone-as-a-gateway capability for Bluetooth products

Ayla Networks, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform for manufacturers, announced a new phone-as-a-gateway (PaaG) capability that will allow Bluetooth-enabled products

Read more

Combating floods in urban areas with IoT network solutions

Flooding can devastate a city faster than almost any other natural disaster, and the financial, physical, and emotional repercussions can leave an area reeling for months. The Pew Charitable Trusts report that damage from flooding cost the United States nearly $2 billion each year from 2006 to 2015, with 36 declared federal flooding and hurricane

Read more

Ericsson enables voice calls for wearables

Ericsson releases new network functionality to enable Multi-SIM for voice calls and is deploying it in more than 10 operator networks. Now anyone can make and receive calls on certain cellular smartwatches with a mobile phone number, and leave the smartphone behind.

Read more

Vodafone research reveals number of large scale IoT projects have doubled in the last year

Vodafone published its fifth annual IoT Barometer Report – the global survey of business sentiment regarding investment and innovation in the Internet of Things (IoT).

Read more

Syniverse study highlights scarcity of LTE roaming outside of the Americas

A study by Syniverse into global LTE data roaming shows North America and Latin America together account for over 81% of all LTE roaming traffic worldwide. The study also highlights the relative scarcity of inter-regional inbound and outbound LTE roaming outside of the Americas.

Read more

Rohde & Schwarz successfully demonstrates 1.2Gbps using Huawei’s Kirin 970 SoC

Huawei and Rohde & Schwarz announced the successful demonstration of 1.2Gbps LTE-A-Pro downlink throughput, using Huawei’s Kirin 970 SoC, the industry’s first smartphone SoC to support Category 18(1.2Gbps).

Read more

Prospects for the development of Industrial IoT

Today, almost all industrial organisations are striving to embark on the next stage of digital evolution — to use the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), aimed at the analysis of big data and at improving production efficiency and the reliability of work and productivity throughout the supply chain.

Read more

The smart home skills gap

For smart homes to truly take off in the way they are predicted to, we need to get smarter. Some analysts and experts have argued that reality of living in smart homes with more connected devices than ever before hasn’t come to fruition as quickly as anticipated.

Read more

The Internet of Energy has much to gain from embedded SIM, says Beecham Research

New embedded SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) technology could play a major role in accelerating the development and adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) applications in the energy sector such as smart metering, demand response,

Read more

Cisco Jasper expands IoT services to businesses in Chile and Hong Kong

Businesses in Chile and Hong Kong will be able to leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to deliver new revenue-generating services, following deals between Cisco and Entel in Chile as well as SmarTone in Hong Kong.

Read more