Which smart home products will British consumers own in 2020?

Smart home products have drastically transformed the way in which people live. Essentially devices/appliances that can remotely be controlled over Wi-Fi by smartphones and tablets – they provide individuals with increased control and convenience when dealing with various aspects of a property such as temperature and lighting.

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Ectobox launches Internet of Things (IoT) service

Ectobox, Inc., a custom software development firm specialising in the manufacturing industry, announced the launch of its Internet of Things (IoT) Business Transformation Plan for manufacturers.

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Vodafone joins forces with China Mobile in Internet of Things partnership

Two of the biggest global players in the Internet of Things (IoT) Vodafone and China Mobile have joined forces to resell each other’s services for the first time. Under a new agreement each company will share new IoT project opportunities.

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PTC introduces FlexPLM Canvas a digital concept board app for retail

PTC has launched its FlexPLM Canvas app, a visually-stunning digital concept board app that enables designers and developers to easily capture inspirations, concepts, trends, requirements, and feedback in one place. Allowing brands and retailers to deliver on-trend products to market on-time and on-budget.

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Greenwave’s AXON Predict deployment delivers real-time analytic insight to Kaon gateway and Set-Top Box products

Greenwave Systems, Inc. the global software and managed services provider for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced its customer deployment of AXON Predict™, its real-time visual edge analytics solution with Kaon, a global top 5 provider of Broadband connectivity and advanced Video Set-Top Box technology

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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.

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Berg Insight says pure-play PLC smart meter shipments in Europe will peak in 2017

Annual shipments of smart electricity metres in Europe will grow by 71% in 2017 to reach 23.1 million units, according to a new research report from the M2M/IoT analyst firm Berg Insight. Growth is driven by accelerating deployments in France, Italy and the UK that coincide with the final phase of the nationwide rollout in

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Flexera issues warning about cyberattacks like the Equifax Breach: they’re probably just the first known victim

As 143 million Equifax consumers continue to pick up the pieces from stolen Social Security numbers, birth dates, drivers’ licenses, addresses and credit card numbers, Flexera has another warning – expect a long tail of incidents and breaches in the months and years to come.

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Comms365 launches end-to-end IoT as a service model

Comms365, a solutions provider, specialising in bespoke data connectivity network services, announced the availability of IoT as a Service PoC kits that offer instant, scalable IoT capabilities to enterprises of all sizes.

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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

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Huawei partners with Infosys and Wapwag to release innovative practices based on open edge computing IoT

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2017, Huawei joined hands with Infosys, the provider of information technology and business consultation services in the industry, and Wapwag, a provider of smart water affair solutions.

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China Telecom and State Grid partner with Huawei to develop 5G slicing solution for power industry

At the third New-Generation Internet Infrastructure Forum in Beijing, China Telecom Beijing Research Institute, China Electric Power Research Institute and Huawei said they would cooperate on the joint basic foresight innovation project about 5G power slicing technology.

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Sprint nabs Ivo Rook from Vodafone, appoints him to new post as senior vice president of IoT

Sprint has named the seasoned Internet of Things (IoT) executive Ivo Rook to the newly created position of senior vice president of IoT. Rook will lead and build Sprint’s IoT business and will be a strategic adviser to Sprint and Softbank. He will join Sprint on January 1, 2018.

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Actility selects Stripe as payments partner to power up US and global expansion for ThingPark market

Actility, the provider in IoT network enablers, announced that the company has selected Stripe, a San Francisco based technology company focusing on online payments and commerce infrastructure, to accelerate the global roll-out of ThingPark Market.

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The Internet of Manufacturing Things

Industry 4.0 (I4.0) is positioned as the next industrial revolution and it is already starting to change the way we manufacture and drive new levels of efficiency into shop-floor processes, says Francisco Almada Lobo, CEO, Critical Manufacturing.

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Tridium launches Niagara product and services

Tridium Inc. has launched Niagara, a global network of Niagara Partners.

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