The tangible benefits of VR in the engineering space

Amidst all the hype and wide-eyed growth predicted for virtual reality, it’s often difficult for stakeholders to decide which of its two words to focus on.

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The hype is justified: Investing in the potential of the Internet of Things

Whilst the Internet of Things (IoT) as we understand it has been around for about a decade, for quite a lot of that period it was hard to understand how much of the conversation surrounding

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Qualcomm aims to accelerate IoT ecosystem growth through innovation and expanded channel

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, will discuss the growing momentum across many Internet of Things (IoT) business verticals at its IoT industry analyst workshop.

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Vodafone connects families and businesses with new Internet of Things range

Vodafone is expanding its V by Vodafone range with two new wearables and a smart home kit. All three products have been designed to make smart living a reality for the average family – with ease of use and value for money being top priorities.

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Vodafone adds first wearable products to ‘V By Vodafone’ range

Vodafone Group is launching the first wearable products in its “V by Vodafone” Consumer Internet of Things (IoT) range: “V-SOS Band by Vodafone”, an emergency alert wrist band designed by Vodafone; and the “V-Kids Watch by Vodafone” smartwatch.

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Low awareness of ‘smart cities’ threatens innovation and adoption, research says

A research report published has revealed that, despite the many initiatives already in place, less than a quarter of UK consumers claim to be aware of the term ‘smart cities’.

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The workplace provides the perfect fit for wearables

Wearables are experiencing one of the longest gestational periods of any technology. For a long time, says Rufus Grig, CTO of Maintel, gadgets like Google Glass and the Apple Watch were perceived by many as being a bit “emperor’s new clothes”: intriguing conceptually, but disappointing functionally.

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The game changing dynamics of the wearables market – Apple vs Fitbit vs Fossil

The latest quarterly worldwide wearables market report is now available from Futuresource. It highlights game-changing dynamics across this market landscape, which shipped 24.3 million devices in Q1 2018, generating a total market retail value of US$4.4 billion.

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Report launched by SNS on wearable technology ecosystems 2018 – 2030

While wearable technology has been utilised in vertical sectors such as the military and healthcare industries for many years, ongoing advances have triggered a major resurgence of the concept, particularly among the consumer community.

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Toshiba forms strategic relationship with Ubimax to further expand acceptance of wearables with large enterprises

Toshiba’s Client Solutions Division (CSD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., announced a strategic relationship with Ubimax as well as the full integration of the Ubimax Frontline application suite on Toshiba’s dynaEdgeTM AR Smart Glasses. Toshiba plans to demonstrate the Ubimax Frontline applications on its AR smart glasses during AWE 2018 this week in Santa Clara, Calif.

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IoT captures hearts and minds of retailers, says new report

Detego, a UK retail software vendor which has digitally connected nearly two billion items of clothing and footwear, has released a report detailing the most popular IoT strategies that retailers are adopting to more accurately monitor the movement of goods and better understand consumer behaviour.

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FIME and Barnes’ joint personalisation validation tool achieved latest Mastercard qualification

FIME and Barnes International announce that their jointly-developed personalisation validation tool (PVT) is qualified against the latest Mastercard PVT Tool Release 2018 Requirements v11.3 March 2018, (“Mastercard Requirements”).

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GSMA accreditation seen as foundation for Truphone’s further growth in IoT market

Global mobile operator, Truphone, has received GSMA accreditation for its eSIM subscription management solution. This endorsement means Truphone joins a select group of companies to receive accreditation for its subscription management solution from the GSMA

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Skills gap hits the IoT market

Although the exact numbers of the market potential of IoT varies between various estimates, McKinsey sets it to be between $2.7(€2.19) to $6.2(€5.04) trillion by 2025. It is estimated that the number of connected devices is set to increase approximately five fold, from 27 billion in 2017 to 125 billion by 2030. However, this potential can be leveraged only

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CES becomes an IoT ‘destination’ drawing business-to-business OEMs by the thousand, says IMC

Audits of attendees to the massive Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, January, indicate that the event has become one of the world’s largest gathering points for IoT buyers. Crucial IoT segments, including automobiles, wearable devices, smart appliances, and home automation, drew more than ten thousand attendees each at CES 2017, and the medical

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Digital health is becoming a disruptive force in healthcare

Digital health promises to change the face of healthcare. Reflecting this is growing interest in the digital health space, as evidenced by a substantial $4.7 billion (€3.83 billion) being invested in 2017 as outlined in the brand new report from IDTechEx Research, Digital Health 2018: Trends, Opportunities and Outlook.

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