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Latency improvements of 5G and proliferation of the IoT will be disruptive to industries Autonomous fleet control, remote health monitoring, smart traffic control and the use of digital twins for …

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The Irish government has unveiled a five-year Industry 4.0 strategy to help manufacturing firms to respond to technological change.  The plan, announced last month, includes €23.5 million of funding for …

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Bosch wants to be an “innovation leader” in AI, it told CES last week. The German industrial giant, one of the manufacturing sector’s most outspoken champions of industrial 5G, is …

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Opinion

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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Data is vitally important for businesses today, supporting decisions ranging from optimizing production in real time to predicting (and avoiding) equipment failure. Many companies gather and analyze this data through …

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edge computing

2019 saw the introduction of Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 products, the long-awaited launch of 5G devices and services, the initial commercial rollout of shared spectrum, as well as increased global interest …

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Fundamentals

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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business deal enterprise Iot solutions

This article, in five parts, is continued from Step 2, about spectrum and regulation; Step 2 can be found here. “Once frequency usage fees have been clarified – a significant …

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The World Economic Forum has named 18 new factories, mostly from Asia (and mostly in China), as part of its ‘global lighthouse network’ of advanced manufacturers. They join the existing …

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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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Reports

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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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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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

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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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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