Why 2020 will bring a change of heart around eSIM

In 2020, consumer electronics device manufacturers will continue to push eSIM technology to a much broader range of devices. Here’s what it is about this revolutionary technology that will force connectivity providers to wake up and act. Yuval Mayron, general manager of IoT, amdocs:next reports.

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The real Internet of Things?

Much has been said about Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The term is cited in many papers and conferences as one of the revolutionary resources of the industry today, but is this technology really so recent, asks Ivano Jose Cunha, director of Research and Development at Brazil’s Link Electronics?

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Hybrid smartwatches to make up over 50% of smartwatch shipments by 2022, as fashion beats function

A new report by Juniper Research found that hybrid smartwatches such as Fossil Q and Nokia Steel, which appear to be analogue watches but integrate some smartwatch functionality, will make up over 50% of the smartwatches market in 2022.

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Shipments of connected wearables will reach 262 million in 2021, says Berg Insight

Berg Insight, the M2M/IoT market research provider, released new findings about the connected wearables market. Shipments of connected wearables reached 96.5 million in 2016, up from 75.1 million devices in the previous year.

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Actility and Ginko Ventures launch ThingPark China supporting the rapid development of LPWA IoT

Actility, a provider of Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), is to co-invest in a new corporate entity called ThingPark China, along with Ginko Ventures, in a move to speed the deployment of LPWA across China.

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Smartwatch market boosted by basic hybrid and analogue watches, says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that while the number of high-end smartwatches is faltering, ‘smart analogue’ or hybrid watches remain largely unaffected by the market slow-down.

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Rush to market places IoT customers at risk, say researchers at Context Information Security

The race to get new internet-connected products to market and jump on the IoT bandwagon is compromising security and putting customers’ personal data at risk, say security researchers at Context Information Security.

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Don’t let security ‘shock stars’ ruin M2M

Have you noticed how Security seem to think they’re the new rock and roll now?

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Shipments of connected wearables will reach 228 million in 2020

According to a new report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, shipments of connected wearables reached 72.5 million in 2015, up from 25.3 million devices in the previous year.

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Shifting our IoT perspective: what’s Maslow got to do with the IoT?

Now is an exciting time to be in the Internet of Things (IoT) space with innovation and growth abounding. Unfortunately, this has led to confusing messages for the average consumer. Technology seems to lead to discussions around the IoT and, while techies rejoice, real consumers seem confused. As an industry – with a few notable

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M2M Now appoints Larsson and Bufalino to its Editorial Advisory Board

M2M Now continues to strengthen its unrivalled Editorial Advisory Board, this time with the addition of two well-known M2M industry figures, Gwenn Larsson, Telenor Connexion’s Head of Marketing and Partner Management, and Alexander Bufalino, Chief Marketing Officer at Telit Wireless Solutions.

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Police stay a step ahead of criminals with world’s first handheld public safety LTE device

Motorola Solutions’ LEX 700 Mission Critical Handheld delivers a compact, rugged device with intuitive user interface and unprecedented access to multimedia public safety applications.

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Verizon and Motorola connect mobile workers to business critical data

Verizon Enterprise Solutions and Motorola Solutions have announced the two companies will leverage each other’s expertise to help grow machine-to-machine (M2M) connections, and deliver vertical enterprise solutions with wireless data and voice.

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Telit Communications acquires GlobalConect for US$2.9 million

Telit Communications revealed this morning that it has bought GlobalConect for US$2.9 million. GlobalConect provides the wireless connection

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Telit moves into the black

Machine-to-machine communications company Telit has posted preliminary net profits of US$8.4m for the year ending 31 December 2010 against a loss for the previous year of $4.2m.

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