IoT & smart cities: Transportation we can live with

It may sound hard to believe, but in just a few decades our cities will increase in population by 50%. If you thought your city centre was crowded now, just wait! The population densities that the UN has forecasted to occur by 2050 should make us stop and think: With all those people, and cars,

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What can ASICs do for the smart cities of the future?

According to the United Nations, we can expect 68% of the global population to live in urban areas by 2050. To cope with this increase, cities are focusing on the use of technology to improve equity for residents, facilitate more sustainable living and encourage better use of resources. Here Richard Mount, director of sales at

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Wejo boosts smart mobility with launch of real-time traffic intelligence solution

Manchester, United Kingdom. 5 April 2022 – Wejo Group Limited, a global specialist in Smart Mobility cloud and software solutions for connected, electric and autonomous vehicle data, announced the launch of Wejo RTTI, a Real-Time Traffic Intelligence solution that can provide critical insights via an up-to-the-minute and holistic view of traffic conditions and safety incidents

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Alif Semiconductor and OQ Technology to deploy NB-IoT connectivity for hybrid terrestrial-satellite networks

California, USA, and Luxembourg, Europe, 3 March 2022 – Alif Semiconductor, a global provider of microcontrollers and fusion processors, and IoT satellite operator OQ Technology have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on a narrowband internet-of-things (NB-IoT) solution for hybrid terrestrial satellite networking. Alifs fingertip sized, highly integrated cellular enabled IoT devices will

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Manufacturing challenge: The chaos of legacy equipment

Legacy equipment is vital to the functioning of many manufacturing facilities. Nevertheless, with rapid advances in automated and connected technologies, managing both new and old equipment simultaneously can be a challenging balancing act. Here Johan Jonzon, CMO and co-founder specialist in edge analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Crosser, shares some insights into

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The Vuzix shield offers a revolutionary combination of miniature ultra-bright projectors

Vuzix Corporation, a supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced the unveiling of the Vuzix Shield Smart Glasses, which were recently named a multiple CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree. The Vuzix Shield Smart Glasses, previously referred to as Vuzix Next Generation Smart Glasses (NGSG), represents the most powerful binocular optically see-through smart

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How the IoT enables more effective air quality monitoring

Many cities on the U.S.’s West Coast recently endured the worst air quality in the world due to ongoing forest fires. In addition to the suffering from damage wreaked on homes and infrastructure, exposure to toxic particles produced by the fires can cause long term health problems for residents in the affected regions, especially in urban

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Nanolike digitises silo monitoring for optimum efficiency

Toulouse, France – Nanolike has introduced a new digitised silo fill level monitoring solution for the livestock industry. The goal is to simplify the inventory and order management processes of pig, poultry and cattle farmers, as well as to optimise the supply chain processes of the animal feed producers and suppliers who replenish the silos.

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IoT and your understanding of data

As cloud-based sensing and actuation along with compiling of data expands, we need to realise the lack of commonality in our understanding. Sometimes it’s just the words we use, sometimes it’s semantics, and still other times it’s our confusion of expected outcomes.

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Sensors in the water industry: The next step to IoT cities

Sensors in the water and wastewater treatment industries are an emerging technology market area, forecast to grow to $2Bn (€1 billion)+ in 2030. These sensors will make up the wider application of IoT devices in cities, and the hype around them is growing.

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Sigfox Germany expands its sales portfolio of smart IoT sensors

Sigfox Germany is expanding its product portfolio of smart, 0G network-based IoT sensors with solutions from its new line card partner Connected Inventions. Connected Inventions is a company of the Finnish and Estonia 0G network operator that develops its own smart 0G sensors.

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IoT tech to study cliff stability at Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt

IoT technology is preserving ancient Egyptian heritage under a geological research project to study cliff stability at Tutankhamuns’s tomb.

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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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Lean approach for affordable smart, connected products: A few tips and examples – Part 1

Planning to launch their first smart, connected product, enterprises may be afraid of the investments needed. However, there are ways to reduce costs of IoT development and implementation and still come out with the solution bringing business value for both vendors and customers.

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Ayyeka announces LoRa support for flagship ‘Wavelet’ IoT gateway

Ayyeka has announced that its flagship Wavelet IIoT gateway device now supports LoRa, a Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) protocol. With the addition of the optional LoRa module, operators will be able to collect near-real-time data from locations with limited traditional cellular network infrastructure – or even none at all.

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VMware extends IoT strategy with new edge computing solutions

At Mobile World Congress 2018, VMware, Inc, unveiled the next chapter of its Internet of Things (IoT) strategy which will focus on delivering new edge computing solutions for specific use cases including Asset Management and Smart Surveillance.

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