IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, rising from 35 billion connections in 2020. This represents a growth of 130% over the next 4 years. The research identified the industrial sector as a key driver of this growth. It forecast that this expansion will

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Smart city tech to drive over 5% incremental GDP, trillions in economic growth over the next decade reports ABI Research

The positive impact of smart city technologies on economic development could see cities locking in incremental growth of over 5% and driving more than $20 trillion (€16.21 trillion) in additional economic benefits over the coming decade. These are the findings of a new whitepaper by ABI Research

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CEVA’s Bluetooth® 5 Low Energy IP certified with Ellisys Bluetooth compliance tester

CEVA, Inc., the licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, announced that it has completed qualification testing of its Bluetooth 5 Low Energy (LE) IP, including all the new optional Bluetooth 5 features using the recognised Ellisys Bluetooth Qualifier (EBQ™) Compliance Tester.

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That’s another fine mesh you’ve got me into: Part 1

CIOs developing IoT strategies might take note of a particular section of Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends of 2018, says Clare Grant, general manager at Red Hat Mobile, where it describes the emergence of the intelligent digital mesh:

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Particle raises $20 Million Series B lead by Spark Capital to bring IoT to the enterprise

Particle announced it has secured $20 Million in Series B funding to bring its world-class IoT solutions to Enterprise companies. The round was led by Spark Capital, with participation from Qualcomm Ventures and Particle’s previous investors.

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Industry bodies align to standardise on-device NFC service management no matter where it is hosted

ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum detailed a standardised approach to implementing and managing NFC services across all technologies and platforms. The shared work initiative explains how to ensure that NFC services successfully coexist within a device and operate as intended.

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Partner with the best in IoT, don’t go it alone

The IoT offers such a wealth of opportunity that you need the courage to work with others in order to move faster, argues one of the industry’s leading lights, Drew Johnson, vice president of engineering at California-based service provider Aeris. Report by Nick Booth, freelance IT & communications writer.

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Device Management in the Internet of Things Vision – The approach of Wind River

There have been several predictions about the increasing number of connected devices but, regardless of the disparity, it’s clear the move is towards fully connected contexts.

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Enterprise wearables market to reach $6.3 Billion by 2020, according to Tractica

Enterprise and industrial organisations in a wide range of sectors are increasingly turning to wearable devices as an extension of their technology toolkits. Pioneering companies across a number of industries have found that wearables including smart watches, fitness trackers, and smart glasses can provide meaningful advantages in terms of productivity, efficiency, and cost savings.

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TELIT announces IoT developer kits for developer platforms

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced new deviceWISE developer kits for the TI LaunchPad, Raspberry Pi, Arduino and Android, popular platforms in the IoT developer and maker communities.

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2014 Predictions: The Year of the M2M Platform and the Connected Home

This time last year M2M Now asked the industry for its predictions for 2013. And looking back from the start of 2014, writes Georgina Elrington, many of those predictions were spot on.

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