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Itron said the deployment of sensors and software-as-a-service will allow the city of Pearland to improve delivery of water to the city’s 120,000 customers   U.S. firm Itron, a technology …

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Canadian IoT platform provider ThoughtWire has produced five new applications for building owners and healthcare providers to manage connected “people, systems and things”. ThoughtWire has introduced two new applications as …

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More than 160 companies and organisations from 36 countries working with artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, including the founders of Tesla and Google DeepMind, have signed a pledge not to develop, …

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Fundamentals

OT and IT

Operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) have been living in two different worlds for a very long time. Historically, they have looked at things very differently. With the emergence …

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The latest index of countries’ progress against the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) makes for grim reading. No country is on track to achieve the targets, set out by the …

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MultiTech LoRaWAN Developer’s Kit

When developers decide to create a new product using LoRaWAN™, a critical first step is the proof of concept to make sure the product works as intended. To simplify the …

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Use Cases

By the Köln Ost junction on the A3 motorway in the North Rhine-Westphalia region in Germany, a group of engineers has mocked-up a 25,000 square-metre roadway network with a mash-up …

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In 2017, a natural gas leak was detected six kilometres off the coast of Nikiski in Alaska. The leak impinged on a critical habitat for endangered beluga whales. The Alaskan …

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As we have seen already, through separate discussion of Hitachi’s approach to ‘predictive quality’ and ‘dynamic scheduling’, the digital transformation of industry is multi-faceted. There is a third way, apart …

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Opinion

The role of connectivity in healthcare applications has been growing exponentially in recent years and evolving to be a must-have feature in medical devices. According to Vodafone IoT Barometer report, …

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GDPR

While personal data breaches keep cyber security in the headlines, the topic of privacy lacks the drama of a high-profile hack. That is a shame, since privacy and cyber security …

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CAT-M and NB-IoT

Battle for adoption As the demand for worldwide IoT rapidly rises, so does the need for low power, low-cost and low throughput cellular devices. CAT-M and NB-IoT, the two cellular …

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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

Siemens

Siemens said the lack of planning in this field could create negative social and economic effects   Cities will need to anticipate and tackle upcoming changes to their infrastructures early …

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IIoT

According to the GSMA report, greater China will have 4.1 billion IIoT connections by that year Greater China is expected to reach 4.1 billion industrial internet of things (IIoT) connections …

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IDC

The consumer sector will lead IoT spending followed by insurance and healthcare Global internet of things (IoT) spending will experience a compound annual growth rate of 13.6% between 2017-2022 and …

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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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