IoT for asset tracking

Introduction: In an increasingly complex and globalized logistics landscape, being able to accurately track assets as they move throughout the supply chain can be a huge advantage for businesses. But generating real-time data on mobile assets has traditionally been difficult to achieve. Containers and pallets are often transported through remote areas that have low connectivity

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The Industrial Internet Consortium publishes IoT security maturity model white paper

The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), the organisation transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced the publication of the IIC IoT Security Maturity Model: Description and Intended Use white paper.

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Festo white paper offers practical tips for Industry 4.0 implementation

Companies are beginning to appreciate and embrace the concept of industrial digitalisation and the potential it offers to improve production efficiencies, reduce cost and be more responsive to customer demands.However, many businesses struggle to understand how to begin the transformation.

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Strengthening the UK’s robotics output

Robotic gear manufacturer Harmonic Drive UK has shared a whitepaper exploring the UK robotics industry and outlining some of the challenges facing it. The whitepaper is available to download for freefrom the Harmonic Drive UK website and explores topics such as robot safety,

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Blockchain-based distribution platform ALAX to allow app and game developers to reach tens of millions of ‘unbanked’ consumers

ALAX, a new venture between blockchain technology company DECENT and games distribution platform Dragonfly, has released a white paper outlining further details of its token structure and confirming that it’s TGE will commence on April 17th 2018.

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Driving the transition to Smart Transport Networks

Global surveillance solutions provider Synectics has published a white paper to help transport operators gear up for an increasingly urbanised future. With estimates suggesting that 70% of the world’s population will be living in towns and cities in just three years’ time – the free resource aims to help operators

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The power of the platform in smart cities

This IDC Technology Spotlight explores how IoT platforms support Smart City growth and sustainability Smart City platforms integrate smart technologies, enable the rapid delivery of new applications, and create a connected ecosystem. They support specific systemic, environmental, social and financial objectives.

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Annual IIoT maturity survey – Adoption of IIoT in manufacturing, oil and gas, and transportation

Awareness of the competitive landscape is vital to any business. Did you know that 86% of organizations already have an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution in place? Bsquare’s 2017 annual IIoT Adoption Study also found that 96% of your transportation industry peers are happy with their solutions. But there’s more to the story. Most

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Amazon Echo & Google Home to be in over 50% of US homes by 2022 as multi-assistant devices take off

A new study from Juniper Research has found that smart speakers such as Amazon Echo, Google Home, and the Sonos One will be installed in over 70 million US households by 2022, reaching 55% of all homes. Total installed devices will exceed 175 million.

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Bristol overtakes London as the United Kingdom’s leading smart city

A new white paper from Navigant Research, commissioned by Huawei, examines the strategy and execution of 20 leading smart cities in the United Kingdom, highlighting each city’s strategy, key projects, and overall readiness to execute its smart city vision.

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Software radio reconfiguration enables upgrades to in-vehicle and IoT radio systems

Most new cars sold today offer connectivity as a feature, whether standard or optional. Customers expect their navigation systems to be connected, to download real time traffic information and map updates.

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Smart cities need smart solutions for critical communication and security says ETELM

Safety must not be compromised when developing the smart cities of the future and Critical Communications is the true cornerstone to it, warns Paul Ward, international sales director of ETELM, a manufacturer of advanced Mission Critical Communications systems.

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Digital advertising spend to reach $420 billion by 2022, says Juniper Research

A new report from Juniper Research has found that digital advertising spend will grow by 18% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) over the next five years, rising from $184 billion in 2017 to $420 billion in 2022. These figures include advertising spend across mobile, desktop, wearables and DOOH (Digital-out-of-Home) signage.

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New research confirms cybersecurity is top concern in corporate IoT deployments

BlackBerry Limited announced findings from a new global research whitepaper, which surveyed IT decision makers on corporate IoT deployments.

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How to Monetise IoT

Significant cost savings, unparalleled customer insight, minimal infrastructure requirements, and numerous other factors have made the Internet of Things (IoT) the next great paradigm shift. But technology advances do not necessarily translate into profits, as the dot com era clearly demonstrated. There already are hundreds of IoT companies that have filed for bankruptcy or gone

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AI-Powered chatbots to drive dramatic cost savings in healthcare, saving $3.6 billion by 2022

A new report from Juniper Research has found that annual cost savings derived from the adoption of chatbots in healthcare will reach $3.6 billion (€3.04 billion) globally by 2022, up from an estimated $2.8 million (€2.36 million) in 2017. This growth will average 320% per annum, as AI (artificial intelligence) powered chatbots will drive improved customer experiences

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