9 IoT applications that will change everything

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

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Will transport take the green route to the future?

The need to reverse long-term trends that have damaged the environment and contribute to increased CO2 and global warming is widely understood and providing a showcase in which IoT solutions can demonstrate the value they can deliver. George Malim, the managing editor of IoT Now, assesses how IoT is enabling the next wave of green

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Reliable and secure connectivity to build the post-COVID world of transport

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. The past year of immense changes within the transportation industry has catapulted enterprises faster into the digitalisation process than they could ever have previously imagined.

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Rail transport accelerates on track to new era of automation

This article first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Although the pandemic has meant passengers are staying home, the retail supply chain has massively increased its utilisation of rail cargo.

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Rail begins journey back to green, safe and preferred mode of transport

This article first appeared in IoT Now’s sister magazine Transport 360. Railways are well placed to become the sustainable backbone of future mass mobility. IoT in combination with better connectivity and emerging technologies potentially has a massive role to play, writes Annie Turner.

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Rail operators see clear signals for smart railway adoption

This report first appeared in Transport 360 magazine. Rail transport is an industry of two halves, covering transportation of passengers and transportation of cargo. Although the infrastructure used for each is broadly common, different business models, technologies and systems are utilised.

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Kigen’s Vincent Korstanje explains why green transport relies on secure, trusted environments

With the need to reverse long-term trends that have increased CO2 production and contributed to global warming well understood, IoT has the opportunity to demonstrate the value it can deliver to the transport sector by delivering a greener planet through encouraging eco-friendly behaviour. Inside the CEO Guide to Green Transport: NEWS: CargoAI launches new features

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First all-digital CES event sees almost 2,000 exhibitors show technology innovations

The first all-digital CES event, CES® 2021 one of the largest ever digital tech event. Almost 2,000 companies unveiled next-gen innovation for a better future.

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IoT in 2030: A tri-polar world, with significant regional variations

In May 2020 Transforma Insights published the first iteration of its global IoT forecasts which predicted 24.1 billion connected devices generating US$1.5 trillion (€1.3 trillion) in 2030. However, the global picture belies a significant variation between regions. In particular, the vertical-specific opportunity is highly regionalised and growth in China will be driven by government policy

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AIoT: The powerful convergence of AI and the IoT

From fictional characters like Joey and Phoebe in Friends to the hamburger & fries combo for foodies, the greatest and most powerful duos have existed throughout the history of mankind. They may have a unique individuality but when clubbed together boom! Together, says Dinesh Soundararajan of Contus, they create an awesome and wonderful impact.

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How mobile IoT location is changing the IoT landscape

The Internet of Things (IoT) has rapidly embedded itself in our world for the last decade plus and will only increase its penetration in both the consumer and enterprise spaces. The proliferation of IoT has been driven by several factors, says Ed Chao, CEO of Polte, including growing internet reach, cloud & edge computing, lower sensor costs,

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InterCloud expands its cloud connectivity backbone to Multi-100G using euNetworks pan-European fiber network

InterCloud, a provider of fully managed software-defined cloud interconnect services, announced a new investment to strengthen InterCloud’s premium and secure hybrid and multi-cloud application transport services in Europe. The network expansion strategy is focused on providing the fastest time-to-market and excellent connectivity services to its customers.

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Struggling with Digital Transformation? Meet the experts at ‘The Evolving Enterprise’

Experienced executives in many sectors will tell you that today they face their toughest business challenges ever. Even leaders in successful and well-established enterprises are concerned at what the third decade of the millennium holds for them. Lean new competitors are entering the market, they enjoy lower operating expenses and are using disruptive technologies to tear up the rule

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The key factors transport companies should consider before launching IoT applications

IoT in Transport is nothing new, in fact, the transport sector was one of the earliest adopters to IoT connectivity and today, innovation in IoT transport applications is accelerating. The drivers behind this growth are the transport companies themselves and their persistence for further cost efficiencies and a dogged determination to maintain their competitive advantage.

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Hands up who’s making money in 5G? And who’s not?

A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.

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Parking aids and wearable heart monitors among the start-ups in new accelerator

(A WEEK IN IoT) – All too often we, and the wider media, become a little obsessed with the activities of the corporate giants. I’m just as guilty as anyone, says Jeremy Cowan, and I can tell you I’ve given myself a stern talking to.

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