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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The Role of 3D Printing in the IoT

(Sponsored Feature) – Estimations suggest that the smart manufacturing industry is going to conduct significantly more business in the coming years. Specifically, a recent write-up at Yahoo Finance projected that the smart manufacturing market would be worth $384.8 billion (€356.1 billion) within the next five years. That’s up from an expected $214.7 billion (€198.7 billion) at some

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How smart devices will transform the next generation’s daily life

Intelligent living happens when smart devices, software and services work together seamlessly to form an ecosystem that surrounds us. Its aim, says Olivier Dobo, marketing director of HONOR UK, is to help people live life more efficiently and effectively, so that they can focus on what truly matters.

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Smart home connectivity: 3 steps to overcome major obstacles

Connected appliances, or sometimes referred to as ‘white goods’, have quickly grown to become the fourth largest category of smart devices, and they’re expected to dominate the smart home market in just two short years.

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Are enterprises the next MVNOs? The business case for connecting ‘things’

The Internet of Things is called so for a reason: it’s not just about linking consumers to their smart devices, and their smart devices to their gadgets and gizmos. It’s also about connecting a web of sensors, infrastructure, and the industrial components of machines which form the industrial IoT.

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Ten euros for ten years – Europe’s first data flat rate for the Internet of Things by Deutsche Telekom and 1NCE

New pricing model reduces costs for network services on the Internet of Things One-off payment over the entire lifetime of the smart devices Mobile World Congress: Deutsche Telekom and 1NCE present the first data flat rate for the IoT

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Smart cities demand smart networks

The increasing urbanisation of populations is a trend that is set to continue and, while it has enhanced the economic wellbeing of millions of people, it has placed enormous demands on infrastructure and threatened the quality of life of inhabitants.

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Telcos: when it comes to IoT security, prevention is always better than cure

Smart devices have arguably made consumers’ lives easier, and as they become more affordable, more of us are investing in the IoT. However, all too often, these smart devices are being manufactured with affordability in mind and security as an afterthought.

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Ubuntu offers new foundation for IoT to meet industry need for updates, operations and security

Canonical has released Ubuntu Core 16 for the Internet of Things (IoT), with regular and reliable security updates, and app stores for intelligent connected devices.

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IoT and M2M: Five top opportunities for the channel

What is the real revenue-generating and growth potential for the channel from IoT and M2M. Craig Smith, director IoT & Analytics, EMEA at Avnet Technology Solutions reports.

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How many smart lightbulbs does it take to make a connected home?

By all accounts, the vision of the connected home is still alive and well. That futuristic home where appliances are self-aware and interconnectivity between the physical and online worlds is seamless. But despite all the hype and grandiose predictions, that vision is still a bit blurry.

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Authentication, Authentication, Authentication!

With IDC predicting there will be 200 billion connected devices operating amongst us by 2020, the IoT is a digital revolution tipped to eclipse any of those that came before it.

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What should businesses do to better protect themselves against security threats posed by IoT?

A recent report amongst IT decision makers revealed that security is currently the main barrier to IoT adoption by businesses. So how real are the threats and what do businesses need to do to combat them? Much attention to date has focused on security threats within the consumer landscape, as highlighted by the well-publicised Barbie doll hack,

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Addressing key IoT security concerns for manufacturers

The potential of the Internet of Things is no secret: Gartner predicts 20.8 billion things will be connected by 2020. Others say that number could be as high as 50 billion. But connecting technologies in new ways and deploying them in new cyber-physical environments creates countless new security threats.

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How to get companies the data they need

“Owner has finished a run and is on her way home”. These 47 characters (spaces included) are pure gold for consumer technology that pegs itself as “smart”, says Denis Vitchevsky at Neura.

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Huawei aims to accelerate digital transformation for promoting IoT

Global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, Huawei opened its 13th Global Analyst Summit in Shenzhen today. The event brings together more than 500 analysts, journalists and business leaders from the telecom, internet, finance, and other industries.

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