Hitachi Vantara deepens industrial IoT and services bench with new executive appointments

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., announced the appointments of two new executives to support the company’s industrial internet of things (IoT) and services portfolios. Brad Surak has been named chief product and strategy officer (CPSO),

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ThyssenKrupp in-house developed toii IIoT platform connects machines of different makes and generations

A milestone for the digital transformation: thyssenkrupp connects the machinery of the materials division via a new digital platform. Thanks to toii all machines can communicate with each other. Due to predictive maintenance the platform is also supposed to forecast the necessity of machine services in the future.

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Tantalum Corp and SAP to deliver one-click parking payments for connected car drivers

Tantalum Corporation (Tantalum) announced an agreement with SAP to integrate SAP® Vehicles Network into Tantalum’s Pay.Car end-to-end payment platform for connected cars, making it easier for motorists to find and pay for services with just one click.

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Microelectronics for connected production: Infineon launches “Productive4.0” research project

“Productive4.0”, the largest European research initiative to date in the field of Industry 4.0, was launched at Infineon Technologies in Dresden.

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H&D Wireless launches RTLS solution for industrial IoT

H&D Wireless, an Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and platform system provider, has launched GEPS for Industry, H&D Wireless’s new IoT enterprise indoor real time localisation service (RTLS) of Returnable Transport Packages (RTP).

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Reality is that IoT market value will be worth less than US$0.5tn globally by 2025, says Strategy Analytics

IoT (the Internet of Things) undoubtedly offers significant cost savings, says Strategy Analytics, such as improved efficiency, reduced downtime, enhanced supply chain and new business opportunities. However, the market value for IoT solutions has been dramatically inflated by some analysts.

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The connected vehicle brings seamless technological integration to roadways

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming on-the-road mobility, as the “connected car” revolutionises transportation. Through IoT-enabled innovations, drivers and rental car users can now automate and streamline parking, navigation, itinerary tracking

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Machines as an IoT service

IoT solutions for the industrial manufacturers will typically employ services such as remote management, OTA software updates, preventative and predictive maintenance as well as the ability to integrate operational information with the company’s enterprise systems.

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How IoT and collaboration are transforming the mobile communications industry

Despite its name, Mobile World Congress is about so much more than mobile handsets. Now in its 31st year, MWC retains its title as the biggest event in the telecoms calendar, yet it has undergone an astounding transformation from mobile tradeshow to technology behemoth.

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How SAP helps telcos deliver value in connected cars, smart cities and healthcare

Stephan Gatien, the general manager for the Telecommunications Business at SAP, talked to Tom Rebbeck, the research director at Analysys Mason, about SAP’s approach to IoT and how it is trying to help telecoms operators grow their IoT business

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Insight into digital transformation as industry leaders and start-ups show new IoT solutions

Experts and users from all over the world met in Düsseldorf last week for the 10th anniversary of the M2M Summit, hosted by the M2M Alliance.

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CyanConnode signs strategic partnership with Eppix eSolutions for SAP integration

CyanConnode, a provider of narrowband RF mesh networks for Omni Internet of Things communications announced that it has signed a multi-year strategic partnership with Eppix eSolutions to enable the integration of SAP Hybris software with CyanConnode’s Enterprise platform.

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SAP buys IoT vendor PLAT.ONE to integrate app enablement into Hana cloud platform

SAP SE has acquired the Internet of Things (IoT) platform vendor PLAT.ONE for an undisclosed sum. The news comes as SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced investment plans of €2 billion over the next five years. 

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Open collaboration will help bring about a single 5G standard, says Huawei’s Ding

At the FT-ETNO Summit held in Brussels, Huawei executive director and Products & Solutions president Ryan Ding said, “5G will be one of the cornerstones of industry digitalisation. A single global standard is vital.”

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Huawei and ABB sign MoU on cooperation to drive industries towards fully connected era

Huawei has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation with ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies.

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Huawei unveils its cloud strategy of enabling an ‘Intelligent World’ with ecosystem partners

More than 20,000 ICT industry leaders and experts from over 120 countries and regions gathered in Shanghai for the first HUAWEI CONNECT, Huawei’s largest-ever integrated conference for the global ICT ecosystem.

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