IoT Ace ranks market visibility of top public and private IoT companies

IoT Nation, a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem analytics, has released its 2020 IoT Ace Market Visibility Performance (MVP) rankings. These rankings are said to be based on the company’s “data-driven analysis of market activity” for more than 25,000 IoT-related companies worldwide.

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Sigfox collaborates with Google Cloud to accelerate its global IoT strategy

Google Cloud and Sigfox announced that the global 0G network and IoT platform services provider, has partnered with Google Cloud, to scale its cloud infrastructure and extend its IoT services portfolio.

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Forecast shows new details of technologies connecting IoT

Technology evolution and the growth of LPWA (low power wide area) services necessitates a different approach to forecasting Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. This is demonstrated by Transforma Insights’ analysis in its new Hyperconnectivity forecasts.

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Sigfox and Cube Infrastructure Managers create DACH-wide partnership in IoT infrastructure

Sigfox, the global 0G network and cloud provider for industrial data, has announced a new strategic alliance with Cube Infrastructure Managers (Cube), through the sale of its German 0G network to Cube.

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HC Technologies and Sigfox launch 3 new devices to bring the IoT revolution

HC Technologies and Sigfox, the IoT service provider and initiator of the 0G network, have announced the launch of three new devices to support and accelerate the digitalisation process of factories and industrial facilities.

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Transforma Insights creates advisory board to exchange industry views

Transforma Insights, advisors on the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and Digital Transformation, has announced the formation of an Advisory Board, drawing on a range of voices from across the technology sector.

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Things On Net reinforces its business strength, penetrating IoT market

Things on Net Co. Ltd (TON), a trusted IoT solutions provider with communications technology, has pointed to Big Data-IoT is the key to shaping the post-pandemic “New Normal” as businesses and industries recover.

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National energy company HEP-Plin digitises gas meters in Croatia

HEP-Plin, part of the HEP Group, the national energy company in Croatia, is deploying Byte Lab retrofit smart devices powered by the Sigfox 0G network to digitise their gas meters. The deployment will be finalised by end of the year and marks one of the deployments of smart utilities solutions to date in Croatia.

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‘0G’ in the management of epidemics

The coronavirus epidemic has turned into a pandemic. The lack of hindsight and visibility in the face of increasing numbers of victims and the overloading of emergency services has led to the lockdown of half the planet. This containment impacts and will impact all economies, but even more so the economies of developing countries.

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Killed off by NTT DoCoMo: NB-IoT still kicking globally, but for how long?

Japan’s telco, NTT DoCoMo, shut down its NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT) network on March 31st. Coming barely a year after NTT’s services were launched,  Jeremy Cowan editorial director of IoT Now turned to industry watchers for their views on the decision and what lies ahead for NB-IoT.

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Podcast 1: Digital Transformation: It’s critical, but not all serious

We take a look at the Internet of Things business and Digital Transformation. George Malim examines what’s behind the news that NTT DoCoMo has binned all further work using Narrowband-IoT. Matt Hatton busts some Internet of Things myths. And Jeremy Cowan asks them both to describe how everyone’s business landscape will change after COVID-19. Plus

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Is this the first IoT winter?

Is the Internet of Things (IoT) going through its ‘First IoT Winter’ between 2015 and 2020? Based on his recent book ‘The Internet of Things Myth’ and work by Transforma Insights looking at IoT deployments, says Matt Hatton, founding partner, Transforma Insights.

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Rays of sun are brightening the tech sector’s gloom

A WEEK IN IoT – The news hasn’t improved much lately, and it’s tough to digest a diet of disaster in the media, says Jeremy Cowan. We have to hold our hands up here for sharing tough news in www.TheEE.io , www.IoT-Now.com , and www.VanillaPlus.com ). So, don’t think I’m in denial when I try to lift the spirits a little

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Sigfox Russia’s first mission will be to roll-out mass IoT services

In partnership with Energo Capital, a digital venture capital company, operating across Russia and the Baltics, Sigfox, the Internet of Things (IoT) service provider and first global 0G network operator, launches its 0G network for IoT in the Russian Federation. The newly formed Sigfox Russia will be using ultra-long coverage base stations to create a nationwide 0G network, covering

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Take-home messages from the ‘Why IoT projects fail’ webinar

A recent webinar on Beecham Research’s 100-page “Why IoT projects fail and what to do about them” research report was hosted by IoT Now. Beecham CEO, Robin Duke-Woolley zeroed in on three topics that emerged from interviews with various companies and vendors, as Bob Emmerson reports.

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IMC Governors elect Brown and Bybjerg as new chair and vice chair

The Board of Governors of the IoT M2M Council (IMC) has elected Sara Brown of MultiTech and Kim Bybjerg of Tata Communications as their new chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

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