Boxlight and Globisens release new version of GlobiLab analytical software for the Labdisc

Boxlight Corporation, and K-12 science technology provider Globisens have released a new version of the GlobiLab analytical software for the Labdisc portable STEM lab. GlobiLab version 3.0 offers greater ease of use for operating and interpreting data from the Labdisc, a best-in-class wireless, compact data logger for every science discipline.

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Master Electronics and CUI Inc enter into global distribution agreement

CUI announced that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Master Electronics, the 13th largest global distributor of electronic components. As a part of the agreement, Master Electronics will distribute and market CUI’s extensive product portfolio of power, interconnect, motion, audio, and thermal management technologies.

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Skills shortage holding back IoT innovation for 60% of firms in the agritech sector, Inmarsat research finds

The potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive innovation, efficiency, and increased productivity in the agricultural sector is at risk, as agritech businesses must urgently upskill current employees and embark on recruitment drives to ensure they have the capabilities to deliver the technology.

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That’s another fine mesh you’ve got me into: Part 2

As IoT adoption increases and the number of connected devices proliferates, writes Clare Grant, general manager at Red Hat Mobile, I believe it will become unsustainable for organisations to integrate point-to-point.

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NEXT Future Transportation forms innovation partnership with Digital Barriers

NEXT Future Transportation, a provider of modular vehicle solutions provider, and Digital Barriers, provider in wireless video streaming and deep learning-based facial recognition, announced a joint integration programme around embedded computer vision software.

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Global customer engagement spending by utilities is expected to exceed $5 billion in 2026

A new report from Navigant Research analyses the market for utility customer engagement solutions across the web, call center, billing, and outage notification segments, providing forecasts through 2026.

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Smart manufacturing and the IoT is driving the next industrial revolution

Smart manufacturing and the IoT is driving the next industrial revolution. Manufacturing is on the cusp of a revolution – the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution! In 2016, IDC estimates the manufacturing segment invested $178 billion(€152.89 billion) in IoT spending, twice as much as the transportation segment, the second largest IoT vertical market.

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Bristol overtakes London as the United Kingdom’s leading smart city

A new white paper from Navigant Research, commissioned by Huawei, examines the strategy and execution of 20 leading smart cities in the United Kingdom, highlighting each city’s strategy, key projects, and overall readiness to execute its smart city vision.

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oneM2M to host third Industry Day in India to advance worldwide IoT adoption

The global Internet of Things (IoT) standards initiative oneM2M and its partner Telecom Standards Development Society of India (TSDSI) bought the third oneM2M Industry Day to India.

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M2M Alliance announces programme for M2M Summit colocated in Cologne with StartupCon

This year’s M2M Summit, organised by the M2M Alliance, will take place in the LANXESS Arena in Cologne, Germany on October 11. On 80,000 square metres, visitors of the M2M Summit will get an overview of the latest machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and Internet of Things (IoT) developments, while also having access to StartupCon.

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Itron spends $830m on Silver Spring to accelerate smart grid and smart city innovation and growth

Itron, Inc and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for Itron to acquire all outstanding shares of Silver Spring for $16.25 (€13.55) per share in cash.

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China Telecom and State Grid partner with Huawei to develop 5G slicing solution for power industry

At the third New-Generation Internet Infrastructure Forum in Beijing, China Telecom Beijing Research Institute, China Electric Power Research Institute and Huawei said they would cooperate on the joint basic foresight innovation project about 5G power slicing technology.

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Prospects for the development of Industrial IoT

Today, almost all industrial organisations are striving to embark on the next stage of digital evolution — to use the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), aimed at the analysis of big data and at improving production efficiency and the reliability of work and productivity throughout the supply chain.

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Nine out of 10 consumers believe that they are more likely to purchase a car if explored in virtual reality

In a new poll of 1,000 car buyers across Europe, 89% of the total sample revealed that they would be more likely to proceed to purchase the vehicle after exploring and customising its features using virtual reality (VR), 44% of those stated that they would be ‘very likely’ to do so.

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Cash dies a death: Nearly half those surveyed believe all UK payments will be made in-app by 2022

New research among 2,000 UK adults by supermarket app Ubamarket has revealed how out-dated payment systems are driving away customers. Shoppers across the UK are turning away from time-consuming checkout queues and towards rapid payment methods, new research has found.

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The ‘First Receiver’ concept. Part 2: The enabling architecture

The first receiver concept is predicated on the ability to leverage — to the hilt — the value of IoT data and it’s being enabled by an event-driven, publish and subscribe deployment architecture that takes what’s technologically possible and makes it practical.

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