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Dutch lighting company Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, has launched a new smart pole dubbed BrightSites, the firm said in a release. The new BrightSites smart pole accommodates a wide variety of …

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There will be 41.6 billion connected IoT devices generating 79.4 zettabytes (ZB) of data by 2025. So says International Data Corporation (IDC), which calculates at the same time the amount …

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Professional services company Accenture has bought Seattle-based ‘security-of-things’ company Deja vu Security for an undisclosed fee, as it seeks to ramp up its cyber-security offer in the face of an …

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Reports

The digital transformation of the agricultural sector – a review of the strategies, technologies and stakes in play as farmers seek more sustainable and competitive ways to feed the world.

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How will incoming cellular technologies transform smart manufacturing? In the first installment in a new series on smart manufacturing technologies, UK-based global editor-in-chief editor James Blackman looks at the role …

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If the internet of things (IoT), utilising both low-power and high-bandwidth connectivity, establishes an architectural springboard for digital change, then AI provides the industrial elasticity that will make the market …

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Webinars

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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The availability of LTE network coverage in a customer location is not a true indication of a fully operational NB-IoT or LTE-M service. IoT devices are typically installed in remote …

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Analyst Angle

retail technology IoT

The industry announcement of the Open Retail Initiative (ORI), (see this blog as well), spearheaded by Intel and Dell, couldn’t have come at a better time.  Pithy statements like “Data …

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Mobile VoIP

Mobile Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has ominously transformed the business ecosphere. Nowadays, with the advent of mobile VoIP, business owners and their employees are no longer tied to the …

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warehouse operations

Internet of Things (IoT) is playing an important role in the modern warehouses by helping in automating the warehouse operations, such as packing, put away, goods receiving, and kitting to …

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Fundamentals

smart city smart cities

How to move from limited smart cities pilots to scaled deployments “Smart cities” is most certainly a nebulous term. At a high-level, it refers to a collection of use cases, …

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Manufacturing has come full circle, from craft production in the first industrial age, through mass production in the global age, and a new compulsion towards hyper-customisation and the idea of …

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Certain functions of smart farming will not work on low-power wide-area (LPWA) networks, even while technologies like LoRaWAN and NB-IoT tend to support most smart agricultural technologies, as they exist …

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Use Cases

industrial 5G

German carrier Deutsche Telekom, Nokia and the Hamburg Port Authority have tested new features of 5G technology in a test bed installed at the Port of Hamburg. From January 2018 …

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smart cities

There’s no master list of smart city use cases primarily because, in the right context, nearly anything could contribute to a smart city. However, some of the major ones that …

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Three per cent of the world’s water is accessible freshwater. Of that, 70 per cent of the freshwater consumed is used in the agricultural industry – the largest consumer of …

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Opinion

With populations in the developing world continuing to grow, the need to find new ways to satisfy increased demand for access to food has never been greater. In order to …

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The pressure food producers face to digitally transform is mounting. With a rapidly growing population, farms find themselves at a decisive moment in their ability to continue to produce enough …

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Why can’t utilities be more like Netflix or Amazon? It’s a question you see posed in a growing number of articles and analyst reports, arguing that utilities should be more …

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