Why enterprise is waking up to the value of satellite connectivity for IoT

“Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and cellular networks are necessary but not sufficient: by themselves, they cannot provide the redundancy, global coverage, low latency, and reliability that are prerequisites for what is now an essential Internet of Things infrastructure. The missing piece of the network is a satellite-based Internet of Things communications architecture. Or, rather, it was the

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How eSIM and iSIM are reducing IoT connectivity complexity

Embedded SIM (eSIM) has emerged as a means to free consumers and connected devices from the constraints of the traditional, plastic subscriber identification module (SIM) card by enabling an eSIM or an integrated SIM (iSIM) to be embedded into a device at the point of manufacture and shipped globally.

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AI must play the role of a human being but in an automated way

As the Internet of Things (IoT) scales up, manual processes and analysis performed by human beings become unviable because of the increasing amount of data. This has resulted in growing demand for greater automation and speed of response in order to head-off issues early enough to avert disaster. These issues range from security to software

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Why protecting is smarter than prohibiting permanent roaming devices

Mobile operators must address demands from enterprises and consumers for international coverage and service continuity for their fast-growing number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Global roaming is expected to work seamlessly for IoT devices that are produced in one country but used in various geographical markets. However, a few of these mobile operators, backed

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Lifting the lid on Mobile World Congress 2022

MWC22 Barcelona returns to Fira Gran Via on 28 February to 3 March 2022 with the theme of Connectivity Unleashed. Here, Antony Savvas highlights what the show will be offering

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Why fixed wireless access can provide a fibre alternative with rapid rollout

Fixed wireless access (FWA) is not a new concept; solutions have been around for more than two decades but have only had limited applications because performance has been too limited to support mainstream consumer applications, such as home broadband. However, the arrival of 4G and 5G, where available, and the developments in customer premise equipment

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Empowering Cloud-Enabled IoT Devices with Proper RF Design

(Sponsored Feature) The Internet of Things (IoT) is driving innovation in industries from agriculture to zoology, empowering legacy applications. In many cases, the related obsolete devices and systems involved were initially unpowered, or if powered, highly inefficient and “dumb”. To properly make use of all the capabilities the Cloud can provide, one must be able

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Top 5 IoT Predictions and Trends for 2022

Throughout the coming year, businesses across all industries will need to adapt their operating models to meet the new and changing needs of both customers and their staff. This trend is being pulled by a more remote and distributed user population and pushed by a desire for enterprises to take greater control over their IoT

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How IoT is enabling transformation in the electricity sector

Over the coming decade the electricity sector must face increasing demand, increasing regulation, and fundamental changes in the way that electricity grids work on a day-to-day basis. New fluctuating energy sources must be integrated into existing grids, and many of today’s customers may take on a second role as suppliers, writes Jim Morrish, a founding

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How to solve the connectivity conundrum in agriculture

The agriculture sector is adopting new technologies at a startling rate. It may be the oldest of all industries but the potential of new and emerging technologies to transform day-to-day operations in agriculture is immense, writes Jim Morrish, a founding partner at Transforma Insights. Agricultural contexts tend to be characterised by production distributed over a

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How to get lean, agile, and connected for the next frontier of manufacturing

The COVID-19 crisis came in the midst of Industry 4.0 – the industry terminologyfor the last decade of digital enablement. COVID-19 made crystal clear that the ability to be agile and resilient is a need to have, and companies that were already on the digital transformation journey, investing in technologies that would aid in this

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eBook: Proven strategies to boost Industrial Operational Efficiency and Sustainability

(Sponsored Message) More than anywhere else in an industrial organisation, operations teams are where real value is generated. Getting anything made, moved, supplied, or powered depends on operations. Implementing the right Operational Efficiency strategy is crucial to maintaining a competitive advantage. Organisations need to empower workers to continuously improve the efficiency and productivity of their

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Unleashing the power of the IoT: Explore Infineon’s full range of products and solutions for the IoT

(Sponsor’s message) IoT technologies are helping to overcome social challenges, increase benefits for people, and boost productivity in industry. Microelectronics make up the core of every IoT solution. Sensors, actuators, microcontrollers, communication modules, and security components underpin every IoT device. These are precisely the components you can find in Infineon’s comprehensive product portfolio. Propped up

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How always-on satellite connectivity can take your business to the next level

Calling all new entrants, disruptors, and established IoT players from across the world! Is reliable connectivity a barrier to scaling your products and services across commercial land markets? Are you hoping to scale your offering, either regionally or globally or break into new sectors? Inmarsat is actively looking for innovative software, hardware and OEM partners in

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What are the Criteria for Selecting a Global IoT Connectivity Partner?

(Sponsored White Paper) The IoT connectivity market is forecast to grow strongly between now and 2025, at which point 43% of contracts are projected to be global and regional, rather than national. While the benefits are clear, and start with a single partnership – they can’t be entered without due consideration and diligence. This whitepaper,

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How to succeed with connected products and avoid the most common IoT challenges

What do successful, digitalized enterprises do differently from others? For over two decades, Telenor Connexion has successfully helped leading global enterprises with their connected products. In this roadmap, based on experiences from hundreds of IoT projects, they’ve compiled the typical reasons why companies don’t reach their IoT targets. For every success story, there are many

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