Navigation technologies company, TomTom, announced the introduction of TomTom Traffic in Japan. This extends the service’s reach to 69 countries with a combined population of more than five billion people. TomTom Traffic covers secondary and surface roads, broad coverage, low latency and high GPS probe density.
Service providers are faced with a great opportunity in the era of IoT, but with it comes great risk. It’s been a turbulent time for service providers in recent months, not least due to the rise in frequency and complexity of DDoS attacks which can completely knock out their networks.
It was because of the growing security risks surrounding these devices last year that a number of internet criminals were able to weaponise them and as a result, take a number of websites and services offline by launching DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks.
In the last year, we’ve all heard of the Mirai malware, but did you know that Mirai is Japanese for ‘the future’? And that’s what I believe we are seeing: The future of cyber-attacks.
Data is big business. As the saying goes, information is power, and this has never been truer than with traditionally hardware-focused companies shifting towards a software-based model.
Providers of automotive navigation solutions and location-based services are grappling with a marketplace where automakers are integrating brought-in (or bring your own) navigation apps with in-dash systems. So says a new report from industry analysts, Strategy Analytics (SA).
London, UK. January 6, 2016 – Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of a software platform for real-time operational intelligence, has announced that Graphmasters, the company behind the Nunav navigation app, is using Splunk® Enterprise to drive value from the Internet of Things (IoT).
congatec AG, a technology company for embedded computer modules, single board computers (SBCs) and embedded design and manufacturing (EDM) services, is extending its product portfolio for the most popular Qseven standard by now offering Computer-on-Modules in the 40 mm x 70 mm sub-credit-card µQseven format.
From fully automatic self-cleaning toilets to night-based pop-up urinals, Healthmatic and its data collection division H2evidence are providing ‘smart loo’ services which rely on M2M connectivity to remotely monitor and manage the facilities’ performances.