Ericsson presented its latest solutions in the field of smart sustainable cities at the Smart City Expo Istanbul held from June 1-3 at the Halic Congress Centre in Istanbul, Turkey. The explosive growth of cities and the rapid uptake of broadband and information and communications technology (ICT) – are at an intersection. Ericsson has recognized the bigger picture, the Networked Society, where connectivity and technologies such as big data, cloud technology, smart grids, and the Internet of Things can enable…
Dell just announced at CommunicAsia the launch of its first purpose-built industrial PC (IPC) products, Embedded Box PC 3000 Series and 5000 Series, aimed at taking the embedded PC market mainstream. Available this summer, the products are fanless, ruggedized and built to provide customers fast time to market. Chet Hullum, general manager of Industrial Solutions at Intel, said: “The Dell Embedded Box 3000 and 5000 Series Embedded Box PCs based on the 6th gen Intel Core Processor family and Intel…
SK Telecom has signed a MoU with Indonesia’s largest telco, Telekom Indonesia, to cooperate in IoT, media and smart products and ‘Lifeware’, SK Telecom’s consumer-centric smart devices that add value and convenience to people’s lives. Under the MoU the two companies will work together to develop new business opportunities in smart city and IoT services. SK Telecom plans to introduce to Telkom its IoT platform, ThingPlug, and share its knowhow in deployment and operation of LoRa networks with the aim…
Ericsson and China Unicom have signed a MoU to collaborate on next-generation networks. The two companies say they aim to accelerate the development of next-generation network standardization and the maturity of network infrastructure, to establish cross-industry ecosystems and to foster innovation for new business, “to help drive innovation and early application of 5G mobile network technology.” Under the terms of the MoU, Ericsson and China Unicom will cooperate on network architecture, 5G, cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT), including:…
International telecom operator Vodafone, recently announced that it promises to roll-out NB-IoT technology (NarrowBand technology: works virtually anywhere) across “multiple markets” in 2017 in order to boost activity for the low power wide area (LPWA) cellular technology. Vodafone is facing strong competition from rivals such as Ingenu, LoRa and Sigfox. According to a report by Mobile World Live, Vodafone’s commitment is very significant because the NB-IoT standard has not yet been officially determined (it is expected to be this summer).…
Google’s Self-Driving Car Project recently announced that it would be teaming up with Fiat Chrysler to integrate autonomous vehicle technology into 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans as part of Google’s testing program. Testing is an important aspect of Google’s Self-Driving Car Project, as it aims to make roads safer by removing the need for manual driving. This is the first time that Google has directly partnered with a vehicle manufacturer to integrate its self-driving car technology into a passenger vehicle…
Responding to strong demand for energy-and-cost efficient Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity in the U.S., SIGFOX will expand deployment of its network in 100 cities across the country in 2016. SIGGFOX is currently operating in 18 countries and registering over 7 million devices in its network. The company’s network complements existing high-bandwidth systems by providing simple, economical, energy-efficient two-way transmission of small quantities of data over long distances, thus lowering barriers to wide implementation of IoT solutions, and greatly extending…
Inspired by its drive for innovation, touch is bringing an advanced connected car solution to Lebanon this summer in collaboration with Vinli, the world's first open platform for connected car apps. This partnership will bring in-car Wi-Fi, cloud-based connected car apps and advanced safety services to vehicles in Lebanon today. While most smart car solutions are built into premium new models, touch’s offering with Vinli is simple: an adapter that plugs into virtually any vehicle’s OBD-II port to connect existing…
Zero.1 is a UAE-based technology company that is the first to bring Light Fidelity (LiFi) technology to the United Arab Emirates. Established in January 2016 with headquarters in Dubai Silicon Oasis, the company's use of patented LiFi technology and its applications put them at the forefront of the LiFi revolution. Zero.1 is to start delivering ‘lightning speed’ internet to users in French Polynesia through LiFi-enabled LED street lights. The tech start-up is partnering with Office des Postes et Télécommunications (OPT),…

AT&T Enhances IoT Connectivity with New Satellite Services

Written on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 11:55
Businesses and government customers often have assets spread across the globe. It can be challenging to pull data from devices in remote areas with limited connectivity. Think of places like a tractor on a farm, a generator in the desert or oil pipelines in remote regions. With satellite connectivity and our existing cellular services, businesses can ensure that even their most isolated assets are working properly. AT&T is helping businesses connect their assets all over the world. Through their new…
The European Commission is pushing to speed up the standards-making process with a focus on five priority areas related to telecommunications, according to a report by Mobile World Live. The five priority areas include: 5G which is expected to be implemented in 2020, cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), data technologies and cyber-security. The EU's standard decision-making procedure is known as 'co-decision'. This means the European Parliament has to approve EU legislation together with the Council based on a…

Internet of Things and Enterprise Revenue Opportunities

Written on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 13:18
Enterprises view the Internet of Things (IoT) as a new revenue stream according to the second annual “State of the Market: Internet of Things 2016” report. Verizon’s IoT report includes primary research from Verizon along with insights from an Oxford Economics study commissioned by Verizon, practical use cases and other third-party research. Revenue growth is by far the biggest factor driving IoT adoption in the enterprise, according to the report, and going forward this year IoT deployments are seen as…
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