ZTE successful in first NB-IoT field test by Guangdong Mobile

ZTE Corporation, has announced that, with the Guangdong branch of China Mobile (Guangdong Mobile), it has successfully accomplished China Mobile’s first NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) field test in Guangzhou.

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Kyocera launches lowest cost IoT service in Japan in partnership with Sigfox

Kyocera Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (KCCS) has started providing Internet of Things (IoT) network services in Japan based on the Sigfox global IoT network.

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It’s time to stop re-inventing the wheel: How the use of smart terminals accelerates deployment of IoT projects

2017 is already proving to be the year the Internet of Things (IoT) demonstrates its worth. While consumers are continually impressed by virtual assistants that manage lighting, thermostats, ovens and regulate fridge temperatures and inventory, the use of IoT technology for businesses, both large and small, is turning heads.

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‘Real-world’ vehicle emissions monitoring service linked to automatic number plate recognition by Ricardo

Vehicle emissions are the primary cause of air quality standard excesses in the majority of UK Air Quality Management Areas. Increasing pressure to reduce the impact of pollution from vehicles has led to growing interest in the introduction of ‘Clean Air Zones’ and ‘Low Emission Zones’.

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IoT heading for mass adoption and security risks driven by better business results, says Aruba HPE

A new global study ‘The Internet of Things: Today and Tomorrow’ published by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, says that IoT will soon be widespread as 85% of businesses plan to implement IoT by 2019.

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The number of remotely monitored patients worldwide grew 44% in 2016 to 7.1 million, says Berg Insight

M2M/IoT market research provider, Berg Insight has released new findings about the mobile healthcare (mHealth) market. The number of remotely monitored patients grew by 44% to 7.1 million in 2016 as the market entered a growth phase fuelled by rising market acceptance in several key verticals.

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IoT and robotics invent the future in Kandy, myDevices and Collaborizm Hackathon

Kandy, GENBAND’s communications Platform-as-a-Service (cPaaS), has announced the results of its Invent the Future hackathon.

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BodyCap’s wearable health monitoring devices now used aboard the International Space Station

BodyCap, a company specialised in miniaturised wireless monitoring devices, announced that two of its wearable health monitoring devices are currently being used by European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet aboard the International Space Station (ISS),

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Improving banana crop production and agricultural sustainability in Colombia using sensor networks

Smart farming has become a major trend in the agriculture sector. According to the UN’s Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO), by 2050 food production may increase by 70% to feed 9.6 billion people.

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Getting ready for IoT monitoring

IoT devices, networks and services need extensive monitoring. Hundreds of thousands of devices are being added daily to the IoT ecosystem, connected to each other and the cloud through Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, cellular and fixed networks.

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Libelium launches MySignals IoT platform to develop eHealth and medical products

Libelium releases MySignals, the most complete eHealth development platform with 15 different sensors that measure the most important body parameters (ECG, glucose, airflow, pulse, oxygen in blood, blood pressure…). All the biometric data is encrypted

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Greenwave Systems acquires Predixion Software to enhance its AXON Platform

IoT and M2M platform provider, Greenwave Systems has acquired Predixion Software, a developer of real-time visual edge analytics software for the Internet of Things, for an undisclosed amount.

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3.4 million users of mobile telecare systems predicted in Europe and North America by 2021

Over the last few months Berg Insight has been looking closely at the market for people monitoring services. There are for instance several types of monitoring systems that make it possible for elderly and people with cognitive disabilities to live independently in their homes for as long as possible.

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IoT on the Edge – Sand, satellites and the Southern Cross

Mining operation deploys satellite-based technology to protect workers and minimise environmental impacts. A multinational mining corporation runs the longest continually operating sand mine in Australia. As part of its operations, regular measurement of water quality and levels of bores is required to meet government regulations and minimise any negative impact on the environment.

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Making the move towards tailored M2M connectivity services

As many mobile operators’ voice and text revenues continue to plummet, they’re keen to expand their share of the growing IoT market. However, their strategies vary significantly and, in some cases, go far beyond offering just connectivity services.

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IoT GDM capabilities shown by India’s Winjit in Barcelona

Winjit, a technology solutions provider with more than 10 years of experience, is demonstrating its Internet of Things (IoT) Gateway at Mobile World Congress which opens on February 22 in Barcelona, Spain.

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