PTC to accelerate mixed reality for enterprises with Microsoft HoloLens

PTC announced from Microsoft Ignite that it is working to create enterprise mixed reality (MR) experiences with Microsoft HoloLens. PTC and Microsoft will jointly work to help customers leverage the ThingWorx Studio MR authoring and publishing tool as a preferred way to build hands-free MR experiences for HoloLens.

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Stormshield appoints new industrial offer manager to its industry business unit

Stormshield – a European cybersecurity systems provider, has announced the appointment of Robert Wakim to offer manager of its Industry Business Unit.

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The new reality of connected field service

Augmented reality (AR) enhances the way we see, hear and feel by bringing elements of the virtual world into the real world. Many people associate augmented and virtual reality with the gaming industry, but the technology offers far more than entertainment for a niche group.

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Two industrial IoT value chains

The IIoT is predicated on a simple concept:  acquire device data and leverage its value. That is the basic business model. Vendors package the various hardware, software and service components into bottom up solutions that go from networked devices through to enterprise environments.

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GateHouse Logistics opens US operations

Logistics data unifier and aggregator GateHouse Logistics A/S announced that it has opened a US operation bringing Europe’s most secure data distribution service ghTrack to America’s supply chain. The US business is based in Chicago under the management of industry veteran Bob Martin.

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Usership vs Ownership: would you rent your car to a neighbour?

What’s the fastest car on the road? A rental car. And it is exactly this adage that presents one of the biggest barriers to the successful application of peer-to-peer car sharing.

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Why solving device interoperability is critical to the success of VoLTE

VoLTE has already proven to be a success, at least in terms of market penetration, writes Robert Eriksson. An ever-growing number of communications service provider (CSPs) have deployed VoLTE as a voice service overlay for their LTE networks, offering enhanced service quality.

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Delivering value and monetisation in an Internet of Things environment

The design of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions are strongly context aware, service-oriented focused, and multidisciplinary.

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Leveraging streetlights to power innovative distributed IoT platforms for Smart Cities

Ensuring a sustainable quality of life in cities is both a great challenge and a great opportunity. Worldwide, every day, about one million people move to live in cities and, by 2050, an estimated 70% of the global population will live in an urban environment.

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Numerex – the journey to becoming a true IoT services company

While the role of the IoT in business transformation is a popular topic – see this issue’s special supplement – most of the focus is on transforming the customer, not on the changes that IoT vendors and service providers must themselves go through. In the face of unrelenting technology change and a growing demand across

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C-Level Video Interview: Enabling M2M solutions – Addressing a fragmented market

Latest analyst reports show that the M2M market was not that fast growing in 2011 as it was expected by many market observers.

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‘There’s plenty of room at the bottom’ – Strategies for success in an M2M world

Richard Feynman, Nobel-Prize-winning physicist and all-round genius, gave a seminal paper back in 1959, There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom, which is now widely seen as heralding the birth of nanotechnology.

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