Commsignia announces partnership with Spirent for V2X Market

Spirent Communications announced that it has agreed to partner with Commsignia, the provider in Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) communication protocol stack and V2X Hybrid/ADAS solutions to provide the market with the most reliable and complete testing platform for the certification of V2X devices to the latest global standards. As part of the co-operation,

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Minding the Gap: Serious progress towards bridging the IoT ‘chasm’ – Part 1

For both developers and network providers, the road to Internet of Things (IoT) has meant stepping into the unknown, but purpose-built test tools and services are now lighting the way, according to Stephen Douglas, Solutions & Technical Strategy lead, Internet of Things, Spirent Communications.

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Emerging platforms for better-integrated M2M deployments

To illustrate the work already being done, Part 2 of this IoT standards article lists five groups that are working to make it easier for M2M applications and devices from different vendors to discover and communicate over diverse networks.

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Keeping the peace in the Internet of Things – Part 1

When the Wright brothers made their famous pioneering flight in December 1903, did they have safety officer in attendance insisting on parachutes and shock absorbing landing gear?

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Californian farmer cuts water consumption 75% by monitoring avocado trees’ needs

It takes 74 gallons of water to produce one pound of avocados and drought-stricken California produces 95% of avocados grown in the United States. Nearly all are grown in Southern California, in a five-county region that straddles the coast from San Luis Obispo to San Diego.

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Beyond streetwise: smart cities have a lot to learn

Wealthy city dwellers may dream of country estates, but the fact is that most of the population is moving into town – with 80% urbanisation predicted for the developed world by 2025.

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Machine to Machine – where will that leave us?

The growing IoT includes a majority population that is inherently naïve and wide open to the lure of criminal involvement. The risk is not only that one specific function might be compromised – as if an attack on a vehicle tracking system could lead a secure van into an ambush – but also that the

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