IoT applications for autonomous vehicles: Smarter cars through cellular IoT vehicle telematics

Over the next 25 years, self-driving vehicles will evolve in ways that will have a major impact on infrastructure, vehicle ownership, and the automotive industry.

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IoT-enabled products bring risks as well as benefits, warns Stericycle

In 2016 there were approximately 17.68 billion connected devices globally and predictions suggest that this could grow fourfold by 2025. However, according to the new Recall Industry Spotlight, released by Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS, these devices also come with potentially serious drawbacks.

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Cardiff City Council set to unveil Europe’s first citywide deployment of bay sensor technology

Aiming to ensure that Cardiff in Wales is a high quality, attractive and liveable smart city, Cardiff City Council is using innovative technology to deliver tangible service improvements in city management, with a wide range of applications across council functions.

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Building the business case for mobile banking security

As part of the smartphone and smart device revolution, mobile banking has become a popular method for people to manage their finances. The benefits of mobile banking are two-fold: users can bank in a more convenient manner and banks can use smartphones as a way to better engage with their customers.

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Telenor launches mobile wallet Valyou in Malaysia

Telenor has announced the launch of Valyou, a mobile financial services provider offering affordable and convenient mobile money solutions in Malaysia through a handy mobile wallet app.

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Smartphone VR to claim over half of VR device shipments by 2021, says Juniper

A new Juniper Research study has forecasted that there will be nearly 60 million smartphone VR headsets shipped in 2021, an increase of around 240% on an expected 16.8 million this year.

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Tibbo unveils TPS-based office aircon controller application

Air conditioning (AC) is a consumptive business while air conditioners are costly to run. AC systems in general, and older ones in particular, do not have any temperature feedback. You set the temperature on your remote,

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Winners of CW Discovering Start-Ups 2016 showcase best in tech innovation

Three innovative and exciting new tech businesses were named winners of the 7th annual CW (Cambridge Wireless) Discovering Start-Ups competition,

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What are the hottest devices in the Connected Home?

The connected home has not arrived to our lives as an explosive breakthrough as many analysts from the industry thought it would. Nonetheless, it is already here, among us.

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Smart Home contends with smorgasbord of platforms and technologies

The connected home may seem like common currency now – in 2016 we’re looking at an unprecedented increase in both acceptance and actual hardware running ‘in the wild’ – but the road here has been a long one.

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Online purchases via Apple Pay and Android Pay to reach US$8bn by 2018

New findings from Juniper Research claim that the value of digital and physical goods purchased through mobile ‘OS-Pay’ platforms will increase by fifteen times in the next two years.

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Connected home trends around the world

At present, North America leads the world connected home market. Favourable conditions for development — such as the recovery of the residential market — higher adoption rate of security systems

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Mobile shoppers drive trends in retail sales as 84% of product review searches begin on a mobile device

Research released by Hitwise, a division of Connexity, reveals how important mobile devices have become to in-store shopping. It also shows why retailers must adjust their campaigns to meet changing customer behaviours.

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mPOS to process over 40% of retail POS transactions value by 2021

A new study from Juniper Research has found that smartphone and tablet-based mobile point-of sale terminals will take on a significant role in businesses, handling 40% of all retail transaction value by 2021, up from an expected 12% in 2016.

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Ask not what we can do for the Things, but what the Things can do for us

If you believe the hype and optimistic predictions, the number of connected devices will be anywhere between 10 billion and 50 billion by 2020, with potential to generate up to $19 trillion of value.

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SIMalliance Open Mobile API test specifications updated for security benefits

SIMalliance, the global non-profit industry association which simplifies aspects of hardware-based device security to drive secure mobile services, has released its Open Mobile API (OMAPI) Test Specification for Transport API v2.2.

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