Australian enterprises implementing IoT to improve efficiency

Almost half of large Australian enterprises have deployed Internet of Things (IoT) systems with many aiming to improve business productivity and efficiency internally as well as for customers.

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How the network ecosystem is changing the future of the farm

Smart agriculture is the science and art of improving farming with technology. Innovations in farming are by no means new – since the invention of the wheel and the plough, the industry has been adopting new tools and ways of working for centuries.

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Streamlining IT support with smart lockers

IT support plays a vital role in modern business, with the need to get equipment fixed and employees up and running again as soon as possible being essential to keeping up with today’s 24/7 mobile business environment.

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Management team launches global communications company with investment funding led by ex-Iridium chairman

A new company, EVERYWHERE Communications, Inc., has been launched to provide satellite and cellular connections for the millions of people and assets that require global connectivity for safety, security and productivity.

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ABI Research white paper pushes carriers to new strategies in IoT, outlines roles carriers must play to remain competitive

While carriers are keen to play a leading role in the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart cities markets, they may be bypassed by other market players if they do not act. And while a new white paper from ABI Research urges carriers to adopt new strategies to establish their position within the IoT

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Huawei partners IMDA on Seeds for the Future program

Huawei and Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) have collaborated on the Seeds for the Future program where 10 Singaporean undergraduates will embark on a two-week learning journey to China.

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IpVenture integrates text messaging with AR/VR eyewear

IpVenture has invented and patented technology enabling augmented and virtual reality eyewear users to text while still immersed in their advanced-viewing experiences. Although texting is a prevalent form of communication, current AR/VR eyewear does not fully integrate texting into its designs.

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AI will change everything, but only if we change too

The way we work has always been dictated by the technology available to us. As technology improves, says Charles Towers-Clark, CEO of Pod Group, the workforce adapts to match the new standard of efficiency, and a whole range of jobs is created based on newly created skills.

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Ranplan showcases advanced indoor/outdoor network modelling for small cells, DAS and Wi-Fi at SCWS World in London

At Small Cells World Summit in London, Ranplan Wireless will be featuring Ranplan Professional, its flagship product that bridges the gap between indoor and outdoor design to plan and deploy Small Cell, DAS and Wi-Fi networksacross in-building and densified urban environments in coordination.

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Dr. Henry Tirri joins Interdigital as new CTO

InterDigital, Inc, a mobile technology research and development company, has appointed Dr. Henry Tirri as its chief technology officer. Dr. Tirri is a technology executive with experience in a variety of technology areas, including areas of increasing relevance to mobile such as artificial intelligence (AI), automotive and data analytics, among others.

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Velodyne LiDAR demonstrates world’s most capable LiDAR for autonomous vehicles at SmartDrivingCar Summit

Velodyne LiDAR Inc. announced it is sponsoring the SmartDrivingCar Summit, which takes place on May 16-17 in Princeton, N.J. and brings together buyers, sellers and facilitators of autonomous cars, trucks and buses.

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Smart toy revenues to grow by almost 200% from 2018 to $18 bn by 2023, says Juniper Research

A new report from Juniper Research found that Smart Toys will represent an $18 billion (€15.10 billion) hardware and software market by 2023, up from an estimated $6 billion (€5.03 billion) in 2018. This increase will primarily be driven by the growing popularity of smartphone‑connected toys and related in-app purchases,

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Interoute to support upscale of global internet company’s European business operations

Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, announced that it has been selected by a global internet technology company to deliver over 1,000 kilometres of dark fibre across south west Europe. With growing European end-user requirements, the expanded capacity from Interoute will provide business critical assurance for the internet technology company’s platform.

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thyssenkrupp and Microsoft turbo-boost digitalisation of global elevator industry

thyssenkrupp Elevator expects to have about 28,000 additional elevators connected to its cloud-based predictive maintenance solution MAX in Brazil, as the region joins the global MAX network. The network now covers markets that account for approximately 30% of all elevators worldwide.

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Wi-SUN Alliance announces 60% growth in global membership in 12 months

Wi-SUN Alliance, a global member-based association driving the proliferation of interoperable wireless solutions for use in smart cities, smart utilities and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications, has seen a significant increase  in membership by more than 60% in the last year.

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Telstra continues its growth in Europe with its network expansion and new hub in Paris

Telstra, a telecommunications and technology company, announced the expansion of its business in Europe with the Telstra Programmable Network soon to be available via new points of presence (PoPs) in Frankfurt and Paris in addition to a new office in Paris that will serve as Telstra’s hub for Continental Europe.

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