Smart store technologies to generate over $78 billion in annual transaction revenue by 2022

Amazon Go and other ‘invisible payment’ technologies, aimed at reducing or removing physical checkouts from the retail experience, will process over $78 billion (€66.01 billion) in transactions by 2022, up from an expected $9.8 billion (€8.29 billion) this year, a new study from Juniper Research has found.

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Mocana raises $11m new funding to defend IoT devices and industrial control systems

Mocana Corporation, a provider of mission-critical IoT security solutions for industrial control systems and the Internet of Things, announced that the company has received $11 million in additional investment from Sway Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Trident Capital Fund and GE Ventures.

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Panasonic Automotive and Qualcomm to launch an in-vehicle infotainment system

Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America, a Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, (Panasonic Automotive), and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, are working together to develop an Android-based in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system.

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ULE standard aims to make home automation affordable and help IoT solutions benefit from key features

Barely one in ten homes in Europe have a smart home system in place. One reason for these rather low figures is that manufacturers of smart home solutions used to focus on exclusive and often expensive systems that are incompatible with each other.

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ULE Alliance’s first multi-vendor smart home demonstration will be at CES in Vegas

The ULE Alliance will show its first multi-vendor ULE Smart Home demonstration at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. All the latest Ultra Low Energy innovations will be showcased in one place.

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Schréder signs smart city partnership with Panasonic

Schréder, a global provider of LED lighting solutions, has announced a partnership with international electronics corporation Panasonic to co-develop solutions that will accelerate the transformation into smart cities.

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Smart home manufacturers to show ULE developments in Berlin

The number of smart home solutions based on Ultra-Low Energy (ULE) technology is increasing rapidly.

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ULE Alliance releases 6LoWPAN package as Huawei gateway earns ULE certification

The ULE Alliance, reported that a ULE gateway from Huawei, branded as Qivicon powered by Deutsche Telekom, successfully passed the ULE certification programme.

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Smart home products from Panasonic pass ULE device certification programme

The ULE Alliance has announced that 10 smart home products from Panasonic have successfully passed the certification programme for ULE (Ultra-Low Energy) devices.

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IBM and Cisco retain leading positions in Navigant Research’s assessment

A new Leaderboard report from Navigant Research examined the strategy and execution of 16 leading smart city suppliers, providing industry participants with an objective assessment of these companies’ relative strengths and weaknesses in the global market.

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DECT World Conference to discuss smart homes on its 20th anniversary

One of the main talking points of the 20th anniversary DECT World Conference (May 31 – June 1, Barcelona) will be how technology for smart and secure wireless communications will look in 2020 and beyond.

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Panasonic launches Smart Home system based on ULE standard

As one of the first global technology companies, Panasonic uses the ULE standard for its smart home solutions. The Japanese manufacturer has just launched a complete home networking system based on ULE. The solution gives consumers the ability to remotely check on their home and property, as well as simplify their daily lives, Panasonic claims.

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