Scottish start-up brings farming to the table with IoT technology

A Scottish start-up is bidding to educate children about biology, tackle childhood obesity and bring nature back to the home through the design of an Internet of Things (IoT), Tamagotchi-style toy for plants.

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Leti Innovation Day to explore new security challenges and responses for a safe connected world

Leti, an institute of CEA Tech, is hosting a one-day conference covering “System Reliability & Security in a Connected World” in Lyon, France, on June 23.

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UK trade mission to Malaysia and Singapore finds growing connected city opportunities

Ten UK companies recently visited Malaysia and Singapore as part of the Connected Cities Trade Mission, organised by Innovate UK and UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).

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Smarter cities are evolving, according to iMinds professor

The smart city concept goes beyond the use of information and communications technology to provide better use of resources and minimise emissions.

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Collaborative innovation in the Internet of Things

The internet of things can appear double-edged. By connecting billions of devices, it is generating a great volume and variety of real-time data that makes it possible to create insight, improve services and deliver better outcomes for citizens, cities and business.

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OSPT Alliance forms systems-level standardisation to support convergence

Industry body OSPT Alliance has launched a new working group focusing on systems-level standardisation to support public transport authorities (PTAs). The group will support the creation of products and services that allow PTAs to interface easily with adjacent systems, both in transport and other sectors.

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UK’s first digital platform that uses satellites to identify community energy opportunities

Introduction CASE STUDY: Cities are centres for most of the economic activities creating approximately 80% of any country’s GDP, says Prajakt Deotale of Tech Mahindra Ltd. Cities’ activities can affect an area up to 300 times their own size – hence, the creation of sustainable, smarter cities is seen as a priority for most governments in

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IoTUK Boost unveils next big things in health and social care tech start-ups

In November last year, CW (Cambridge Wireless) was selected as a local partner for the IoTUK Boost programme, to convene and amplify the UK’s IoT industry to help business and economic growth.

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‘By 2020, global healthcare data will double every three days’, says Pathways Genomics’ CIO

More than 400 mobile health (mHealth) leaders from around the world gathered at Digital Health & Wellness Summit @ Mobile World Congress 2016 (DHWS16) held in Barcelona from February 22-25, 2016.

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SMEs now ready to engage with the large corporates on IoT, says EveryWare

EveryWare Ltd, a real-time analytics, has ‘leapt forward’ in time at IoT Tech Expo Europe 2016, taking place recently in London.

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PTC ThingWorx joins MK:Smart to enable rapid development for IoT applications

PTC has announced that ThingWorx, a PTC technology, is joining the MK:Smart project. This is a $23,236,160 (£16 million) HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) smart-city initiative, led by the UK’s Open University, which aims to tackle barriers to economic growth in the city of Milton Keynes, UK.

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SMEs selected to boost health and social care through the Internet of Things

Cambridge Wireless (CW) has announced the shortlist of SMEs to take part in its  IoTUK Boost programme. Twenty companies were selected based on their capability to address key IoT challenges in the health and social care sector through their innovative, ideas, products and services.

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STFC Hartree Centre launches £50,000 competition for UK SMEs

The STFC Hartree Centre has launched a £50,000 (€70,000) competition for UK small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) to win ‘Proof of Principle’ vouchers to help them unlock the business opportunities offered by the Internet of Things (IoT).

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