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Can cellular technology become the basis for Industrial IoT?

Cellular connectivity will build a role across the three domains of industrial IoT. Cellular networks have had limited success in addressing the needs of the industrial sector. While they have been relatively successful in supporting wide-area use cases such as fleet management and asset-tracking they have not penetrated the in-building or campus domains. The telecoms […]

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Real-time embedded cyber visibility and security for IoT devices offered by Telit and Sternum

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), is partnering with Sternum, the multi-layered cybersecurity solution providing real-time embedded protection for IoT devices. Sternum’s solution can be built into Telit’s xE910 module family to give Telit’s customers in-depth visibility and security for their entire device fleet. This comprehensive visibility provides real-time alerts of cyber […]

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Device-to-cloud IoT platform services will reach US$18bn by 2026, says ABI

From the early days of Thingworx (PTC) and ILS (Telit) to the market today, the device-to-cloud IoT platform service market has changed dramatically. Early platform services included device connectivity and cloud integration, device management services, and simple alerting services. Today, platform services have added drag and drop application development services, more sophisticated data, and device management […]

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Which smart home products will British consumers own in 2020?

Smart home products have drastically transformed the way in which people live. Essentially devices/appliances that can remotely be controlled over Wi-Fi by smartphones and tablets – they provide individuals with increased control and convenience when dealing with various aspects of a property such as temperature and lighting. Interested in connected homes, Sellhousefast.uk surveyed 1,462 UK […]

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Telekom Slovenije and Iskratel partner in 4G/5G hybrid public-private networks for smart industry

Telekom Slovenije, provider of advanced ICT solutions, and Iskratel, the European solution provider for digital transformation of industries, are cooperating in the development of 5G networking solutions. The aim is to deploy 4G/5G hybrid public-private networks that are of particular interest to the smart industry, also called Industry 4.0. In order to best serve the […]

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Ericsson, T-Mobile Austria and Stanley Black & Decker accelerate IoT connectivity for good

Using T-Mobile Austria’s network, Ericsson IoT acelerator for global connectivity and Stanley Black & Decker’s digital accelerator, the three partners are simplifying and accelerating the global deployment of Stanley Black and Decker’s connected equipment and services. One such example, already live in the field, is the Stanley Earth’s farming project in India – the NADI Smart […]

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5G tipping point: Industry and consumers lured with cheaper, smarter services

Ericsson landed on its corporate feet when it parachuted out of the GSMA‘s Mobile World Congress last Friday. For the last few years, the network solutions provider has (like Huawei and a few others) hosted Pre-MWC Briefings for media and analysts in key markets, in an attempt to catch attention ahead of the pandemonium in […]

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Attacks on smart supply chains and medical tech among cyber security threats in 2020

TÜV Rheinland has released its seventh annual report on Cybersecurity Trends for 2020. In it, the Cologne, Germany-based provider of international testing, inspection and certification services, identifies attacks on smart supply chains, threats to medical equipment and weaknesses in real-time operating systems. The report is a collaboration between many of TÜV Rheinland‘s Cybersecurity experts globally, […]

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GSMA cancels Mobile World Congress 2020 in Barcelona amid worries over corona virus

The GSMA, organisers of the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, issued a statement on social media last night, cancelling the 2020 Congress. The event, which had been due to run from February 24-27th, had already seen more than 30 exhibitors withdraw their attendance saying that in view of the continued risk from the new […]

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What’s going to stop the 5G rollout?

Although 5G has many potential benefits, there are some barriers that will inhibit these services, particularly outside the private settings on a public network. High set-up costs To provide 5G services, of course, you need a network, says Pod Group‘s Alistair Elliott. Unless an operator has deep pockets and they’re happy to wait for customers […]

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