Skyworks expands LTE solutions for IoT applications
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Skyworks Solutions has introduced its next generation LTE Category M-1 and NB-1 front-end solutions targeting machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications requiring embedded cellular connectivity.
The new multiband modules leverage half-duplex RF operation to deliver a highly integrated, turn-key solution that addresses Release 13 specifications of the 3GPP LTE standard – providing dependable, secure, low power connectivity in a compact package....
Artificial intelligence: The future of autonomous driving
Artificial intelligence has experienced rapid advancements in the last five years, enabling new technologies previously only imagined in Hollywood films or best-selling novels.
The advent of deep learning - high performance computing combined with big data and sophisticated neural networks - has spurred an avalanche effect in AI development for a variety of product domains.
As technology improves, researchers then design prototypes,...
How IoT is set to change the digital marketing landscape in 2017
The most commonly discussed trend in technology circles this year has been the Internet of Things (IoT). Most of us have seen the predictions made by giants like BusinessInsider, Forrester and Gartner. BusinessInsider’s latest reports predict that there will be 34 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020 and that nearly $6 trillion will be spent in the IoT sector over the next five years.
Forrester’s predictions for the near-term are a little darker – in 2017,...
Datacentres: In the driving seat of the connected car revolution
When I started driving, cars were generating very little data. They got you from A to B without the addition of gadgets or gizmos. Connected cars as we know them today were certainly not a thing.
Today many vehicles are computers in their own right, connected to the Internet and data is flooding in. In fact, it’s estimated that a single connected car uploads 25GB of data to the cloud per hour.
With a quarter of a billion smart vehicles set to be on the road by 2020, that’s over 6 billion...
Preparing to monetise your IoT service: What needs to be done from here?
What if you want to get into the IoT game but do not have a connected device in-mind? What if you already have a great device and now it is time to leverage that all-important recurring revenue?
With all of the data and ecosystems that the IoT revolution is already beginning to spawn, it is smart to take a look at how to monetize your IoT service as soon as possible.
The inherent problem with IoT services is that most R&D groups can devise fantastic ways to leverage the...
Our devices may be talking – but are we listening?
More and more, the devices we buy are talking to one another. Consumer and industrial original electronics manufacturers (OEMs) alike are building ‘smart’ devices that are connected to the internet. From devices that we wear, to those in the cars that we drive, in our homes and the buildings we work in, all the way to smart cities. They are all talking. It’s predicted there will be 50 billion connected devices worldwide in 2020, so...
Why IoT needs data solutions: The what, how, and why of data
Much of the focus on the Internet of Things (IoT) has been on the “Things” themselves – the sensors and the everyday (or not so everyday) objects to which they connect. From connected home products that promise energy-savings and on-demand responses to personal health trackers to keep track of our diets and exercise, connected products are both big news and big business.
As described by the Harvard Business Review, products like health trackers have three core aspects:...
New data shows disconnect between IoT priorities and data utilisation
Only one in five executives say they have the necessary physical access to Internet of Things (IoT) data, according to a poll from rapid app development platform provider KnowledgeKube.
The study, which polled almost 50 attendees of the IoT Show Asia in Singapore last month, found a disparity between accessing data and the importance of the IoT to organisations. 70% of respondents cited the IoT as either ‘important’ or ‘very important’ to their business.
Plenty of research has touched...
Why the IoT is neither ‘new’ nor ‘revolutionary’ – and why data security is the highest priority
Jim Hunter, chief scientist at Greenwave Systems, has told delegates at the recent Broadband World Forum that protection of consumer and security of data should be taken seriously and should be at the heart of developing propositions for the Internet of Things (IoT).
The presentation, titled “The Internet of Things about you: Evolving from data to content and what you can do”, advised the audience that the IoT is all about personal data, as the real opportunity is in...