AT&T planning to launch LTE-M network pilot in San Francisco
AT&T is planning to launch its new LTE-M network in the San Francisco market as a pilot project.
Slated to start in November 2016, the LTE-M technology is said to connect a wide variety of IoT solutions such as smart utility meters, asset monitoring, vending machines, alarm systems, fleet, heavy equipment, mHealth and wearables.
The implementation of the LTE-M technology will result in lower costs for modules that connect IoT devices to the LTE network; longer battery...
Digital assistants will battle for your ears — as the sales of smart audio products triple
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According to a new study by Juniper Research, the sales of smart audio hardware will more than triple over the next four years and provide a new arena for digital assistants to battle for your attention.
Fitbit teams-up with Amazon to give Alexa fitness-tracking abilities
Why this year’s CES showed the IoT is here to stay
CES 2016, the year’s hottest trade show for consumer electronics, featured a broad swath of tech products across a large number of industries. However, one cohesive theme resounded: the IoT is firmly here, and those that wish to remain relevant had best get on board. The increased viability of IoT-enabled devices...
IoT service providers could gain £154bn from M2M and wearable devices by 2020
A report from RnR Market Research expects M2M and wearable devices to aid IoT service providers in generating as much as $231 billion (£154bn) in service revenue by the end of 2020 at a CAGR of 40% between 2015 and 2020.
The researchers argue IoT service providers are looking to integrate wearable technology with their M2M offerings, targeting both consumer and vertical markets.
The report provides insight on the M2M, IoT and wearable technology ecosystem including enabling...
Industrial outstrips wearables as key market for IoT developers
Though wearables may have captured the zeitgeist with regard to the Internet of Things, more than half of developers are working on an industrial IoT project.
That’s the verdict from Evans Data, which polled IoT developers globally in six languages on a number of IoT areas being targeted. 28% had worked on wearables in the past and were not focusing on them any longer, while developers were very positive about working on the connected home and the connected car in the next 12...