Power generation in Russia: IoT predictive analytics saves lives not just profits

In western Europe you may think of security of power supply in terms of keeping the regulator happy and avoiding fines. In the extreme cold of Russia and Kazakhstan says Jeremy Cowan, the focus is on saving lives by avoiding unexpected shutdowns in power generation. 

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Food for thought: How much of IoT is too much?

Recently I attended an IoT conference, says Vivart Kapoor, where three presentations caught my attention.

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Exploring the virtual plant: How virtual commissioning aids system integration

Every plant has its unique lifecycle, which sees both equipment and employees evolve over time. Industry 4.0 has expedited this evolution, with new technologies leading to increased productivity, improved efficiency and decreased costs.

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Visualising the future of plant maintenance

Virtual technology has been around for almost half a century, with industries such as entertainment, education and design all incorporating varying aspects. However, it has only been in the past five years where Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

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The CISO’s evolving role: How digitalisation is bringing the fight to industrial security threats

It’s no longer a question of whether your business will be attacked, but rather when it will be attacked. Cyber attacks, particularly those on public sector and utility businesses, are now a regular, often daily occurrence.

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Lean approach for affordable smart, connected products: A few tips and examples – Part 2

As we’ve recently discussed in part 1 of this blog, with the lean approach, enterprises can launch effective smart, connected products even within a limited budget.

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Orange Cyberdefense launches new mobile decontamination terminal for USB flash drives

USB flash drives, whether they are new or used, are major sources of infection for company IT systems. They are in widespread use, particularly in certain sectors such as in industry, education and healthcare, both for sharing documents and for updating software.

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Why energy control room operators should travel back in time: Substation control with the energy time machine

When Britain’s energy infrastructure was first established, no one could have anticipated the increased demand for power that the future would bring. To measure the performance of today’s energy supply, power distributors largely rely on supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software to gather insights from each substation.

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Cambium Networks connects the unconnected around the world with affordable quality in wireless broadband

Cambium Networks, a global provider of wireless networking solutions, announced that high-speed connectivity being deployed by network operators around the world, drove shipment of more than seven million radio modules.

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Cambium Networks signs up Ingram Micro as key distributor for wireless connectivity solutions

Cambium Networks, a provider of wireless broadband networking solutions, announced it has executed an agreement with Ingram Micro as a new distributor. Under the agreement, Croatia-based Ingram Micro will distribute the full range of Cambium Networks’ products throughoutSoutheast Europe;

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FreeWave unveils ZumIQ App Server Software to power IoT programmability at the edge

FreeWave Technologies, Inc. a provider in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, announced the availability of its ZumIQ Server Software. ZumIQ technology combines proven 900 MHz wireless telemetry with the ability to program and host third-party applications, similar to a Linux-based Raspberry Pi embedded in an industrial Ethernet radio.

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Cambium Networks targets France and Morocco with ‘Connecting the Unconnected’ Strategy

Cambium Networks, the provider of wireless broadband networking solutions, announced it has appointed a new regional sales director for France and Morocco as it looks to further expand its Connecting the Unconnected strategy.

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Licensed LPWA vs. unlicensed LPWA: When pennies matter

I’m an “IoT guy,” and have been around since what we call IoT today was mostly wired and called SCADA or Factory Automation. Then came cellular, the cloud, and machine-to-machine (M2M).

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ZTE and CLAA reveal large-scale commercial use of LPWAN IoT, and unveils Smart Street 2.0 solution

ZTE Corporation, has announced a shared and co-built carrier-class IoT solution in conjunction with the China LoRa Application Alliance (CLAA). ZTE has simultaneously unveiled its Smart Street 2.0 – Highlights Your City solution.

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Inmarsat and Actility claim first global LoRaWAN IoT network for asset tracking or oil and gas applications

Inmarsat, a provider of global mobile satellite communications services, announced that its LoRaWAN based network, developed with Actility, a provider in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), is delivering on its strategy to bring the Internet of Things (IoT) to every corner of the globe.

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IoT costs will fall this year benefiting consumers in healthcare and utility sectors, says Taoglas CEO

Dermot O’Shea, joint CEO of antenna specialists Taoglas, is optimistic about several key aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the year ahead.

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