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Drive.ai to launch on demand self-driving cars pilot in Texas
Microsoft promises to “up Houston’s tech game, starting from the grass roots”
Microsoft, PCL Construction partner to boost smart building projects
White House convenes AI summit with US tech leaders, as Europe forges ahead

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driving

  Californian company says the pilot will take place in the city of Frisco in July   California-based self-driving car company Drive.ai has launched a pilot program to bring an …

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Washington-state tech giant Microsoft will set up house in Houston, Texas, as part of a long-term effort with the city authority to drive grass-roots innovation, stimulate the local economy, and …

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The White House has convened a meeting today (May 10) of 40 leading tech firms to discuss policy issues related to artificial intelligence (AI), including workforce development, regulatory barriers, and …

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Use Cases

Hannover Messe is the biggest industrial fair on the planet; this year’s smart factory set-ups were its most exciting yet – exhibiting high speeds, high security, and high performance, and …

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Farming is wasteful and resources are dwindling. The role of the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) in smart agriculture has never been so important, says Monsanto. They …

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Telecoms vendor Ericsson and the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology have joined together to explore and develop industrial applications of 5G, including the production of components for jet engines. The …

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Fundamentals

IoT platforms

What does an IoT platform do? An IoT system consists of the individual field devices — temperature sensors, door cameras, refrigerators or what have you; the cloud, where the data …

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LTE-M and NB-IoT

The competition for supremacy in the “long-range” IoT connectivity category pits the cellular industry against a raft of technologies like Sigfox, LoRa, LoRaWAN to provide low-power wireless area networks. For …

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Three quarters of enterprise-based ‘internet of things’ (IoT) projects are failing, reckons US networking specialist Cisco. This is an alarming statistic, especially when considered in the context of the head-spinning …

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Enterprise IoT Summit

Samsung to make SmartThings Cloud available this spring Las Vegas, Nev. — As Samsung moves beyond phones and to IoT devices in general, the company announced at Consumer Electronics Association …

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IoT spans from consumer apps such as smart homes, connected cars and wearables, to industrial apps covering energy systems, agriculture, mining, transportation, healthcare and more. This complimentary poster maps the …

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smart buildings

For commercial buildings in 2018, four trends define the evolution of networking technology that will drive buildings from just being intelligent to being smart: mobility, cybersecurity, low voltage power and …

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Analyst Angle

problem of IoT

The good news The Internet of Things is just beginning to take off, and the growth is happening separately in both the consumer and smart home space, as well as …

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IoT security

  IoT device manufacturers are governed by a keen consumer demand for desirable features and intuitive functionality. Security concerns, in stark contrast, have been given relatively little thought — especially …

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robotics

The year kicked off, as usual, with the big CES show in Las Vegas. Some of the hot trends on display this year were AI, IoT, and Robotics. And while …

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Reports

Today’s wireless networks are hugely complex already, and will acquire new layers of sophistication as the industry launches 5G services. Traditional rule-based, deterministic algorithms no longer cut it. Network operators …

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IoT devices aimed at the enterprise space serve a wide variety of purposes and must designed, tested and deployed in ways that address the unique needs of businesses. Unlike large-scale, …

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alliance

Take a deep dive into the pitfalls and practicalities of Industrial IoT security The  industrial IoT will usher in a fourth industrial revolution, and raise a storm. Manufacturing and distribution …

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Webinars

Mobile workforces present unique connectivity challenges when compared to a traditional office environment. Traveling along bumpy roads, traversing service areas, and powering devices using a vehicle battery are factors requiring …

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Smart cities offer a wide range of benefits, from costs savings to livability, safety and security, resilience, and sustainability. However, the positive impact on economic development is another critical benefit, …

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Today’s wireless networks are hugely complex already, and will acquire new layers of sophistication as the industry launches 5G services. Traditional rule-based, deterministic algorithms no longer cut it. Network operators …

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Documentaries and TV

AT&T announced in October it would be launching mobile-specific IoT rate plans and a scheduled trial of LTE-M in San Francisco next month. The new prepaid plans include three tiers …

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We spoke with Jim Hunter, Greenwave Systems’ chief scientist and technology evangelist, on the new Trump-led administration, governmental IoT security regulations and interoperability. The United States government recently released guidelines …

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We sat down with Guillaume Houssay, co-founder and CEO of Qowisio North America, to discuss the company’s view on providing LoRa-based low power wide area network services in a more …

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