New Quectel whitepaper highlights which connectivity is adding detail to retail

03 AUGUST 2022, SHANGHAI CHINA: Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global IoT solutions provider, has published a new whitepaper, titled ‘Which connectivity is the smart choice for POS and vending?’  The paper explores which connectivity is the most effective connectivity technology for smart point of sale (POS) and vending devices. Both industries have been revolutionized by

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How eSIM unlocks a vast new market and valuable opportunities

“Between the Consumer and M2M use cases, we find another market segment: the massive IoT, which represents huge volumes of simple, unattended devices that could leverage eSIM technology. To connect to cellular networks, this segment needs adapted solutions, which are not fully addressed by the current standards.”

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Kaleido Intelligence reveals the results from the largest-ever IoT connectivity survey

Serving the Enterprise: The Cellular IoT Connectivity Opportunity. A Kaleido Intelligence Survey Report Sponsored by Eseye, iBasis, Kore, Truphone and floLIVE. Approximately a decade ago, several large technology firms anticipated that cellular technology would form the basis for the bulk of IoT connectivity. As of 2022, this has not yet happened: cellular connectivity accounts for

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How eSiMs are delivering new revenues in Smart Metering

Smart metering report written by James Moar and Steffen Sorrell from Kaleido Intelligence. “Surprisingly, the biggest blocker in decarbonising the electric grid is the lack of connectivity and shared standards, not the lack of new renewable energy resources.” Smart metering of water, gas and electricity are to play a vital role in how utilities and

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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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