Wind River joins open-source initiative to accelerate telecom edge cloud deployments

The Linux Foundation’s announcement of expansions to the recently introduced Akraino Edge Stack open-source project represents a significant milestone in the journey towards the adoption of virtualised applications and services throughout telecom networks.

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AT&T approves Altair’s integrated LTE-M chipsets to power new class of IoT modules and devices

Altair Semiconductor, a provider of LTE chipsets, reports that the ALT1210 LTE-M chipset has successfully completed AT&T’s ADAPT chipset validation process. The ADAPT validation improves time-to-market and reduces the cost associated with the introduction of new Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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Mobile operators and Microsoft preferred for IoT, according to Strategy Analytics

According to the latest enterprise IoT survey research from Strategy Analytics, patterns are emerging in vendor selection, as enterprises navigate the complex landscape for IoT deployments.

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ZTE successfully verifies dynamic 5G network function deployment in 5G RAN split architecture

ZTE Corporation, an international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has become the first to successfully complete the high-layer test of experimental wireless-network prototypes and the verification of basic wireless-network architecture and functions in phase II of China’s national

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Inmarsat and Rolls-Royce sign Ship Energy Management agreement

Inmarsat and Rolls-Royce have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to have the option to make the Rolls-Royce Energy Management system available via Inmarsat Maritime’s Fleet Xpress high-speed broadband service, to reduce energy consumption and support environmental compliance.

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New COMPRION TraceCase helps to solve communication failures in contactless payments

In all areas where NFC is applied, especially in contactless payments, failure in communication can lead to bad user acceptance. Ralph Kamp, product manager for NFC test solutions at COMPRION explains: “Probably all of us have experienced this before:

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Installed base of fleet management systems in the Americas to exceed 18m units by 2021, Berg predicts

According to a new report from M2M/IoT market research provider Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in North America was 6.7 million in Q4-2016.

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IoT platform contracts tracker: Actility is winning a high share of telco deals

Operators and vendors are keeping a close watch on contracts for IoT solutions. Analysys Mason has gathered the details of 280 deals in our recently published IoT platform contracts tracker.[1] The key trends we have identified in this data are as follows.

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HomeGrid Forum announces six newly-certified G.hn products ahead of CES Asia 2017

The total number of HomeGrid Forum certified devices has increased to 26. During the latest wave of certifications, in partnership with HomeGrid Forum’s Accredited Test House (ATH)

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Scrutinise Research addresses serious security concerns in the ‘Wild West’ IoT

Scrutinise Research and Analysis has launched its Securing the Internet of Things report highlighting the security risks present in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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In it to win it: Why system integrators should be taking over IoT

This is part 1 of our 3 part “in it to win it” series, the series will cover system integrators role in IoT and why and how they can win more IoT projects.

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Reality is that IoT market value will be worth less than US$0.5tn globally by 2025, says Strategy Analytics

IoT (the Internet of Things) undoubtedly offers significant cost savings, says Strategy Analytics, such as improved efficiency, reduced downtime, enhanced supply chain and new business opportunities. However, the market value for IoT solutions has been dramatically inflated by some analysts.

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Operators see importance of identity and interoperability in unlicensed IoT networks in new WBA report

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has launched a new white paper outlining the key priorities for operators and technology vendors, and the monetisation potential for unlicensed technologies for IoT.

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Hackers make the unthinkable, well… thinkable: Hacking the Internet of Medical Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) brings with it endless opportunities – and, quite a few security challenges. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent guidance on handling medical device vulnerabilities follows closely on the heels of its more general medical device cybersecurity guidance.

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Alexa – Make my building run better!

One of this season’s best selling gifts is the Amazon Echo with Alexa. Plug it in and Echo / Alexa will run your house for you: turning on lights, locking / unlocking doors, catering to your family member’s unique climate comfort needs, and reducing your energy bill – all voice activated and without any hard-core

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IBM joins Zero Outage Industry Standard association on ‘long journey towards stable telecoms, IT and IoT’

The Zero Outage Industry Standard association reports that IBM has joined the association as a founding member. The aim is to provide a common framework for IT quality with a focus on platforms, people, processes and security.

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