The right tools for monetising IoT: Don’t use a B1 bomber in a local insurrection

It’s all very well to have a flow of data from IoT-enabled sensors and devices, but if you don’t have the necessary tools to monetise the data you may as well not bother.

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How SMEs can use IoT for business growth

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the billions of ‘smart’ devices – anything from cars, to home appliances – that can connect to a network to collect and share data. In a time when Industry 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), is thriving, it’s no wonder we are finding ourselves more and more

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Sensor City bolsters design productivity with £750K Altium partnership

Sensor City has partnered with the international software company, Altium, to give SMEs access to specialist design software that will rapidly prototype their innovations and reduce time to market.

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Cellular IoT connectivity is not an internet experience, it’s a secure, dedicated connection

Analysys Mason’s research director Tom Rebbeck caught up with Arkessa chief executive, Andrew Orrock, to talk about how the barriers to IoT adoption are gradually falling, and how mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) can succeed in a market with numerous large global mobile network operators (MNOs)

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Social value, procurement and a smart city vision

“Smart cities are cities that utilise the Internet and Digital Technology to enhance the quality of life, performance of services and reduce costs by optimising energy consumption. The focus is on creating a framework with good connectivity and access to real time information for setting up an efficient management system that establishes a relationship between

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Robots will make logistics 10 times faster once L4MS has done its job

The European Union (EU) is offering smaller manufacturers €8 million to close the funding gap and make their logistics 10 times faster. Better still, says Nick Booth, the money is ear-marked for spending on mobile robotics systems. This ‘open call’ is more like an open goal, surely.

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Birmingham City University shows Indian tech giants virtual reality training for medical applications

Representatives from two of India’s creative companies have visited Birmingham City University to learn more about how the UK university is training the next generation of virtual reality (VR) professionals, and with the hope of exploring potential partnerships in the future.

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New white paper shows SMEs nine routes to meeting their innovation needs in the Internet of Things

A new report from industry analysts IoT Analytics GmbH sets out to show small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) how to find a suitable model for digitalisation. With so many options for innovation in the IoT age, says Jeremy Cowan, the authors aim to help SMEs navigate their way through the complexities of the Internet of

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Israel’s CYBONET launches comprehensive cyber security solution for SMEs

CYBONET, an international information security solutions provider headquartered in Israel, has announced the release of its newest cyber security solution, Cybowall, a threat detection and response platform engineered for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Secure IT: Profile of a White Hat hacker

Ever wondered who these ‘hush-hush’ people are that help to keep our networks safe? Here we talk to Lawrence Munro, director of SpiderLabs EMEA for Trustwave, about the role of the ‘White Hat hacker’.

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Research progresses in Germany on future lighting for smart home, smart city, smart factory, and smart art

Nearly 20% of all the electricity consumed in the world is for lighting. And about 80% of that lighting is attributed to professional applications such as building, office, industry or street lighting, and about 20% to private residential lighting.

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SMEs awarded £50,000 to solve London problems including noise and safe cycling using IoT

Six small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the UK have been awarded a share of £50,000 (€58,000) funding by Future Cities Catapult, the UK Government-supported centre of excellence in urban innovation.

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Stream’s IoT-X platform selected to deploy LoRaWAN low power wide area network technology

In partnership with Sensor City, Stream Technologies will be bringing Liverpool to the Internet of Things with the deployment of the LoRaWAN™ low power wide area network technology.

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Education and collaboration will transform cities from dumb to smart in quick succession

Smart cities promote numerous advantages for the public and organisations alike, improving communication response, remote control potential and innovative interactive experiences for public and private services.

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Digital Catapult and partners launch IoT network to drive London’s open innovation

Digital Catapult has launched Digital Catapult Things Connected, an innovation support programme that will ensure London is open and ready to innovate with the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Scottish Highlands are connected with new low power Internet of Things network

A consortium of organisations has launched the Scottish Highlands’ first fully-functional low power, wide area Internet of Things (IoT) network.

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