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The technology and government sectors both love an acronym, but FUDGE-5G? Really? It seems a stretch; a random mnemonic to brand a rather complex-sounding EU innovation initiative. The project’s full …

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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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BehrTech is a Toronto-based industrial IoT connectivity provider claiming a “disruptive” streak in the burgeoning low-power wide-area (LPWA) networking market. The company has just issued a (privately commissioned, independently researched) …

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private-sector cybersecurity

A previous article in this series discussed government efforts for cybersecurity. This article will give a rundown on some of the major standards development organizations (SDOs) in the area of …

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IR sensor 2.0

The IR sensor is a crucial component in many everyday products, ranging from medical equipment to mobile phones. But the technology is 50 years old and in serious need of …

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The telecoms industry must get a handle on machine learning if it is to make advanced LTE and 5G communications feasible in industrial settings. This was the conclusion of a …

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Mainstream appliance manufacturers Electrolux, Haier, LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics will introduce smart-home products based on an emerging ‘internet-of-things’ (IoT) standard from the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) next year. The …

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IoT protocols

You could, perhaps, be forgiven for characterizing the situation with IoT protocols as semi-chaotic, with competing systems jostling for market share. In a way, it’s reminiscent of the Fieldbus wars, …

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The millions of connected devices that make up machine-to-machine systems and are part of the “internet of things” need to be switched on, configured, provisioned for services, maintained, updated with …

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Qualcomm

OPC, standards for the IIoT Making data actionable by moving it away from machines and onto software is a fundamental challenge for the industrial “internet of things.” Looking to tackle …

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