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HiSilicon NB-IoT

Autonomous NB-IoT platform harvests its own energy HiSilicon, a chip manufacturer owned by Chinese vendor Huawei, and Dutch firm Nowi Energy showcased the second generation of their energy autonomous NB-IoT …

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Sometimes IoT technologies work better in concert. The standard model for IoT networks to combine two or more different connectivity technologies is when short-range wireless protocols are used in the …

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US electronics distributor Avnet is selling IoT modules ready-bundled with cellular IoT connectivity following a deal with international carrier services company BICS. Avnet’s semiconductor division, Avnet Silica, is offering IoT …

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Opinion

Anyone who has used a public Wi-Fi hotspot for more than the occasional web browsing and emailing knows how unpredictable it can be. Wi-Fi’s lack of predictability has held back …

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Today, users are discovering new ways to manage virtually every facet of their lives from their mobile devices, meaning the number of connected devices is set to grow over the …

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The internet of things (IoT) is changing the shape of many businesses. Not only does it herald greater visibility of asset effectiveness, improve operational efficiencies, and facilitate more informed decision …

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Fundamentals

Sometimes IoT technologies work better in concert. The standard model for IoT networks to combine two or more different connectivity technologies is when short-range wireless protocols are used in the …

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Short-range wireless technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), notably, are suited for widespread sensor networks for monitoring all sorts of processes. The chips are cheap and robust, their battery …

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Note, this article is taken from an editorial report on industrial AR, called Industrial AR – and the rise of the workers. The full report is available to download here.  …

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Use Cases

Real-time Bluetooth-based sports analytics is coming to football (soccer), says Finnish duo Wisehockey and Quuppa after putting their real-time locating system (RTLS) to the test in their home country. Player …

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For three years Bemis Manufacturing had been looking to engineer a smart shopping cart. It had cycled through various IoT technologies only to draw a blank each time, with coverage …

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Japanese fire truck manufacturer Morita Group has deployed a Bluetooth-based IoT solution at a 57,000-square metre factory in Osaka, in Japan, to track the location and status of trucks as …

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Reports

How augmented reality (AR) is transforming production and raising the influence of workers in the robot age.

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Smart lighting as a platform. Lighting is everywhere humans are, and already connected to power, making it the perfect apparatus for future wireless technologies and sensors. This report considers how …

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The only way to innovate is to collaborate. In the fourth installment in our new series on smart manufacturing technologies, UK-based global editor-in-chief editor James Blackman looks at how the …

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Webinars

  Join Keysight’s technical experts in this 2-part seminar as they discuss key IoT industry trends, challenges and considerations. See and experience Keysight’s latest IoT test solutions to help you …

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A single connectivity technology will suffice for certain IoT applications, but the real magic is being realised when two or more complementary IoT technologies combine. Increasingly, solution providers are looking …

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Analyst Angle

connected agriculture

The cost of IoT sensors has halved in the last 10 years and is still on a downward trend. Sensors can monitor the chemical composition and moisture content of the …

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As the headline suggests, this analysis should be seen in context. It offers only rapid arithmetic around the World Economic Forum’s (expanding) list of ‘lighthouse’ factories, which claim the most …

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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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