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....

By IoT Tech, 10 January 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Development, Enterprise, IoT.

Mercedes-Benz partners with NVIDIA to bring AI-powered car to market

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Mercedes-Benz has announced a partnership with visual computing and GPU provider NVIDIA at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to bring an NVIDIA AI-powered car to market.

During the Mercedes Benz Inspiration talk at the event, Jen-Hsun Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA, told delegates AI was ‘the future of computing’.

“When our teams came together there was instant chemistry, and we share a common vision about how AI can change your driving experience, and...

By IoT Tech, 10 January 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Development, IoT.

IoT predictions for 2017: Big data, orchestration, standardisation, and more

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2016 has certainly been an exciting year in the burgeoning IoT space. Yet 2017 is expected to be even better; a recent note from 451 Research argues that seven in 10 enterprise IT buyers are now gathering IoT data, a figure expected to rise even further in 12 months’ time.

Below, IoT Tech News has put together a series of predictions from experts at the sharp end of the industry. Agree or disagree? Let us know in the...

By James Bourne, 06 January 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise, IoT.

How IPv6 is enabling the next generation of IoT

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In January this year, the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL) moved into a new building, allowing the UNH-IOL to better monitor the building systems including HVAC and the backup power generator.  As a networking lab, we are always looking for ways to automate our systems to reduce the need for human intervention and maintenance.

This interconnecting of physical devices, vehicles, buildings,...

By Timothy Winters, 22 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Development, IoT.

How public sector infrastructure can support IoT growth

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Infrastructure is an essential building block of our digital networks. Without robust and functioning infrastructure in place it is not possible to deliver the connected services that businesses need to operate and grow and that residents have come to expect.

Digital infrastructure does support economic growth and social inclusion, and therefore it must function correctly, be able to handle the demands of future capacity, and be economically viable.

Although the telecommunications...

By Jean-Donan Olliero and Robin Bosworth, 22 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Development, IoT, Smart Cities.

Connectivity and driverless cars: A dénouement with many challenges

It is amazing to think that automobile-based wireless communications is approaching its centenary. Yes, you read that right.

In 1920 a Philadelphia resident named W. W. MacFarlane was reportedly able to speak to his wife from his car 500 yards away using a wireless device he had designed himself.

Macfarlane was also an early adopter of in-car safety: his chauffeur was doing the driving.

So with a century of development behind it, the automobile industry now stands on the brink of a dénouement. Truly...

By Ari Fitzgerald, 21 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Development.

Hyundai plans ‘Hyper-connected Intelligent Car’ in 2020

Hyundai Motor is increasing its efforts to develop connected car technologies before the launch of a ‘Hyper-connected Intelligent Car’ in 2020.

Hyundai has independently developed ccOS (connected car Operating System) will bring advanced integrated technologies to customers by optimising high-speed transmission and reception of data within the vehicle to support increasingly complex features.

In...

By IoT Tech, 13 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Development.

Preparing to monetise your IoT service: What needs to be done from here?

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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...

By Alex Vilner, 07 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Development, IoT.

Amazon Web Services introduces AWS IoT Competency

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the AWS IoT Competency, a program for customers to help find the right partners, with various companies already on board.

The Amazon Web Services blog writes that the opportunity for AWS partner network (APN) partners in the IoT space is enormous as the worldwide IoT market is forecast to grow exponentially in the future. IDC predicts that the global IoT market will grow to $1.46 trillion in 2020 with a CAGR of 16.1%, while the installed base of IoT...

By IoT Tech, 01 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Development, IoT.

How the financial services industry can benefit from IoT

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The financial services industry is a quiet giant. The tools it uses to interact with investors, account holders and other industries are frequently in the hands of users although we rarely hear of new or innovative approaches.

The most recent, significant change to the credit card industry was the development and adoption of the EMV liability shift that resulted in many credit card companies issuing new, chip-enabled cards to users. In order for merchants to process the cards in an...

By Alex Vilner, 30 November 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise, IoT.