How consumer IoT demand in electronics, smart home and healthcare is growing with new tech to 2023

The Consumer Internet of Things is the network of consumer devices used in various end-applications, such as smart homes, healthcare, and consumer electronics. The consumer IoT market is estimated to be valued US$46.8 billion (€41.3 billion) by 2018 and is projected to reach US$104.4 billion (€92.1 billion) by 2023, at a CAGR of 17.39% during

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BlackBerry enables carmakers to give drivers the experience they can trust with a secure digital cockpit

BlackBerry Ltd unveiled what it claims is the world’s first digital cockpit solution that empowers automakers to provide the in-car experience drivers want, with the security, safety, and reliability they need.

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Qualcomm introduces next-gen cellular chipset purpose-built for IoT

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced its next-generation modem purpose-built for Internet of Things (IoT) applications such as asset trackers, health monitors, security systems, smart city sensors and smart meters, as well as a range of wearable trackers.

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Qualcomm launches US$100mn AI investment fund at its 5G & AI Summit in San Francisco

Qualcomm Incorporated has launched the Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund to invest up to an aggregate of $100 million (€87.94 million) in start-ups transforming Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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GSA publishes its second GNSS User Technology Report

The second edition of the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) GNSS User Technology Report has been published and is now available for free download, providing an exhaustive review of all the latest GNSS trends and developments. There are now more than 100 GNSS satellites now available over our heads.

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AI chipsets, solving current and future industry problems

Semiconductors power the electronically pervasive modern world. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is destined to support a vast number of technologies ranging from self-driving vehicles to social media analytics. The combination of AI with semiconductors represents a logical next step for silicon providers to embed AI into virtually anything that requires a processor says the author Gerry

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Qualcomm aims to accelerate IoT ecosystem growth through innovation and expanded channel

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, will discuss the growing momentum across many Internet of Things (IoT) business verticals at its IoT industry analyst workshop.

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T-Mobile launches America’s first nationwide Narrowband IoT Network

T-Mobile has launched its Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service nationwide. T-Mobile claims to be the first to launch NB-IoT in the U.S. and first in the world to launch NB-IoT in the guard bands for optimal efficiency.

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KT uses IoT, big data analytics to monitor and analyse air quality in south Korea

Korean telecom operators KT has been using technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data analytics to monitor and analyse air quality 24 hours a day, with the aim of contributing to government-led efforts to reduce fine dust levels, Korean press reported.

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Vodafone adds first wearable products to ‘V By Vodafone’ range

Vodafone Group is launching the first wearable products in its “V by Vodafone” Consumer Internet of Things (IoT) range: “V-SOS Band by Vodafone”, an emergency alert wrist band designed by Vodafone; and the “V-Kids Watch by Vodafone” smartwatch.

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Will IoT’s growth hit a chipset wall?

Forecasts of the number of IoT devices that will be deployed in the foreseeable future indicate healthy growth, but there are very wide variations and the “experts” employ different timeframes. For example: 18 billion by 2022; 26 billion by 2020; 75 billion by 2025 and 125 billion by 2030.

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Gemalto announces collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies to integrate eSIM innovation into the Snapdragon mobile PC platform

Gemalto announces a new collaboration that will see its advanced mobile connectivity solutions integrated with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ mobile PC platform, a product by Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. This paves the way for iSIM commercialisation on a growing range of Always Connected PCs, laptops and tablets.

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5GAA, Audi, Ford and Qualcomm demo C-V2X direct communications interoperability to improve road safety

5G Automotive Association (5GAA), Audi AG, Ford Motor Company and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., have jointly announced the world’s first demonstration for Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) direct communications technology operating across vehicles from different manufacturers.

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Wi-Fi: The silver bullet for Smart Everything

Wi-Fi’s use is already ubiquitous, but in the context of “Smart Everything” demand on this technology is set to increase exponentially as our ecosystems get “smarter”. From entire cities on a macro scale to individual homes and workplaces, as our collective desire for complete connectivity grows, we expect Wi-Fi to become the essential element.

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Particle delivers production-ready LTE cellular solution for future proofing IoT

Particle, the most widely-used IoT platform, announced the release of its LTE-enabled, cellular E Series IoT module. This all-in-one cellular solution is the first commercially available LTE hardware module for IoT product creators to future proof their devices along retiring 2G and 3G networks.

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Qualcomm announces support for next-gen VR experiences with new Snapdragon 845 VR development kit

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), announced a new virtual reality development kit consisting of a wireless, standalone VR head mounted display (HMD), and a new software development kit (SDK) for the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™

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