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November 3, 2016

Etisalat Digital partners with PTC to bring ThingWorx IoT platform to the Middle East

PTC reported that Etisalat Digital, the newly established business unit of Etisalat, a telecommunications provider in the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia, has chosen ThingWorx® Internet of Things (IoT) platform to develop IoT solutions.

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January 8, 2016

The Internet of Things is more than just a buzzword

According to Gartner, IoT revenue from products and services will exceed $300 billion in 2020. IDC forecasts that the worldwide market for IoT solutions will grow to $7.1 trillion by 2020. Every major player from the software industry is investing in IoT. Platform companies such as Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft are building platforms to enable developers to build IoT solutions. [...]

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December 21, 2015

IoT to make buildings and cities ‘smarter’ – Part 1

The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as a main driver in the development of smart buildings.

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November 11, 2015

Are smart home / workplace applications anywhere near widespread roll-out?

Though one of the most discussed topics of recent years, the jury is still out on how smart the world we live in really is. With new devices and applications launching on a daily basis the assumption could be that our homes and workplaces are now pretty much operating themselves – but how close to reality is that?

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August 3, 2015

The IoT – Harbinger of Change

In a 2013 white paper about the Internet of Things (IoT) Cisco estimated that there were 10 billion connected devices at that time and that there will be 50 billion by 2022. The paper cites Smart Grids, Smart Buildings and Connected Healthcare among the areas where most value will be gained from the IoT.

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October 1, 2012

Thingsquare Mist platform brings internet connectivity to battery-powered wireless devices

Stockholm, Sweden. September 20, 2012 — Thingsquare, a pioneering provider of open source software for the Internet of Things (IoT), has launched Thingsquare Mist, a standards-based mesh networking platform for smart cities and buildings.

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July 6, 2011

Johnson Controls completes acquisition of EnergyConnect to increase demand response portfolio

Johnson Controls, a provider of solutions to increase energy efficiency in buildings, has completed the previously announced acquisition of EnergyConnect Group, Inc.,



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Partnering is the key to move IoT beyond connectivity. Interview with GSMA

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