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Water metering is one of the fastest growing LoRaWAN market segments Cloud-based software and services platforms provider is partnering up with MeterSYS, a company specializing in advanced smart city and metering …

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AT&T IoT

Nokia and AT&T have announced a new innovation studio in Munich to support the growing global adoption of current and next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. The new studio will …

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Walmart Canada has launched a blockchain-based freight and payment network for 70 third-party trucking companies carrying goods for 400-odd Walmart stores in Canada. The new platform, designed with Toronto-based blockchain …

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Reports

Digging for gold. The digital transformation of the metals and mining sectors – a review of the strategies, technologies and stakes in play as the mining industry seeks more sustainable …

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How is data, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) transforming the manufacturing sector? In the third installment in a new series on smart manufacturing technologies, UK-based global editor-in-chief editor James Blackman …

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For all the experience of LTE and excitement of 5G, the IoT market has been propped by low-power wide-area (LPWA) technologies. The concept of smart-anything as the prerequisite for industrial …

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Webinars

For all the experience of LTE and excitement of 5G, the IoT market has been propped by low-power wide-area (LPWA) technologies. The concept of smart-anything as the prerequisite for industrial …

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Operational intelligence does not come just by connecting machines; it requires advanced analytics to sort the data and recommend a course of action. Many critical use cases at the edge …

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The problem with smart cities is no one wants to buy them. Because no one knows how to sell them. The technology is proven, but the commercial models are only …

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Analyst Angle

Ericsson IoT interoperability

While IOT is one of the key areas of development for next generation wireless technology, many discussions and conference presentations on IOT focus on technology and use cases.  There are …

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IoT security

In my previous articles here, and here, I explained the rationale for increased focus on device security and its challenges. The threats are more acute, especially from unknown foreign vendors …

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security IoT device

Nowadays, security and privacy are on everybody’s mind. Hardly a day goes by without the news of security breaches at major institutions. Most of the time, the reporting is focused …

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Fundamentals

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The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has added new definitions of ‘IoT sensor’ and ‘IoT actuator’ to its updated ‘dictionary’ of technical definitions for the industrial IoT (IIoT) sector. These terms …

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5G

It seems, almost, like a daft question, except the hype around 5G is so all-consuming it threatens to eat complementary IoT technologies alive – most of which have the distinct …

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Between them, US telecoms operator Sprint and Swedish telecoms vendor Ericsson claim considerable experience in the IoT space. The variety of IoT use cases is vast, and ever-growing, they say. …

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Use Cases

German fashion house Hugo Boss has been applying advanced analytics to its production plants in four ways, it told IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona last week. These variously cover …

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Digital transformation, set in motion by industrial IoT, is an abstract exercise. It is not an off-the-shelf kind of a sale. It requires all parties to collaborate to affect change …

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The mining industry is expected to produce $686 billion in revenue by the end of 2019, a steady eight per cent increase on 2018, according to PwC. The global conveyer …

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Opinion

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The possibilities are endless. That is what some vendors say about 5G, as they urge operators to partner with manufacturers to transform the technology into a lucrative revenue stream. Their …

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It’s clear that lidar technology will play a pivotal role in the automotive market, transforming the way we navigate with the advent of autonomous vehicles and shuttles. Aside from its …

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Ericsson IoT interoperability

While IOT is one of the key areas of development for next generation wireless technology, many discussions and conference presentations on IOT focus on technology and use cases.  There are …

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