IIoT: Removing the barriers to smart factories

With recent reports highlighting that 5G-enabled factories could deliver a productivity boost to UK manufacturing of between £2.6 billion (€3.03 billion) and £6.3 billion (€7.34 billion), it is perhaps surprising that smart factory technology simply wasn’t on the radar of 27% of respondents to the Annual Manufacturing Report in 2019.

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IoT-based cyberattacks: How AI can defend against the growing threat

By 2020 it is estimated that the global Internet of Things (IoT) market will have grown to more than $1.7 trillion. According to a study by Gartner, by the end of this year alone the number of IoT devices on the planet will have reached more than 4 billion.

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UK’s 300-strong HyperCat consortium bids for ‘unlikely’ lead in global race to build smart cities

House of Lords, London, UK — The UK has launched a smart city initiative designed to give Britain a lead in the global smart cities race. The #HyperCatCity programme’s collaborative approach and open standards aim to make it faster and easier for developers to deliver smart city solutions that improve the lives of citizens. 

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