Making smart homes the rule, not the exception

Jetsons-style smart homes were once a pipe dream for consumers, however they are now slowly becoming a reality across the world.

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Smart home M2M market in the UK by 2019 analysed by Big Market Research

The report is an extensive analysis of current industry structure prevalent in United Kingdom. It details all existing business verticals along with the prospects of novice additions.

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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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O2 to use BMC’s Remedy solution to enhance digital experiences for customers and employees

BMC, has announced that O2, the UK subsidiary of Telefónica, is using BMC’s Remedy solution to enhance digital experiences for its 25 million customers and around 7,500 employees.

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Gemalto aims to bring profitable security to IoT at Mobile World Congress 2016

Gemalto, a provider in digital security, is showing visitors to its stand at Mobile World Congress 2016 (Hall 5,Stand 5A80), how to make the Internet of Things (IoT) secure, profitable and accessible.

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How to select the optimum service type for the smart home

One of the most daunting tasks for any platform or device vendor in the smart home market is identifying which type of company offers the best opportunity for long-term success – security providers, multiple service operators (MSOs), smart home specialists, do-it-yourself (DIY) smart-home systems or utilities.

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Connectivity on the edge

There is a technological tsunami heading straight to the centre of the mobile telecoms world. IoT promises a deluge of connected “things”, from smart water meters and remote perimeter access control systems to traffic congestion monitors and the intelligent home.

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ZyXEL and GreenPocket enter into new product partnership

GreenPocket and ZyXEL have announced the launch of their smart home cooperation

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Giesecke & Devrient supplying hardware for Cathay United Bank’s mobile payment trial

Taiwanese Cathay United Bank recently launched a trial for mobile payments and transit in Taipei. The project enables bank customers to use their mobile phones to make contactless payments at local stores and to access the Taipei public transit system.

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Santa Monica uses QR codes to keep the beach clean and help drivers find their cars

The city of Santa Monica and the environmental group, Heal the Bay, have partnered to bring QR codes to the Santa Monica beach.

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DN2K launches Virtual Operations Centre for remote management of critical M2M systems

Greenwood Village, Colorado, USA – DN2K, a developer of machine-to-machine (M2M) remote monitoring and management systems, has announced its Virtual Operations Centre (VOC) capability for critical business and industrial systems.

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Life in 20Teens – There’ll be an app for that

It’s hardly news that the smartphone is set to become the remote controller for pretty much everything in our day-to-day lives, says Georgina Elrington.

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comScore and Telefónica Germany announce results of ‘Connected Europe’ Study at DLD Conference

comScore and Telefónica Germany have presented the results of a study showing the shift in media consumption triggered by smartphones, tablets and other connected devices

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Blueforce and Verizon team up on security programme

Blueforce Development and Verizon Wireless are working together to deliver advanced wireless products for public safety, emergency medical, national security and critical infrastructure protection in the government and commercial markets.

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Sim card connector has inbuilt card detection

The six circuit sim card connector from GTK has inbuilt card detection and a push-push mechanism that facilitates positive insertion and removal of the card.

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SK Telecom and China Mobile join forces on gaming and M2M

South Korean operator SK Telecom is to work with China’s biggest telecoms company, China Mobile, in areas of mobile gaming and M2M.

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