Software AG acquires Zementis for AI and deep learning expertise

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Germany-based enterprise software firm Software AG has acquired US-based Zementis, a provider of deep learning software.

Deep learning is a key ability in machine learning and data science, and a fundamental technology driving the development of artificial intelligence (AI). Software AG considers the current machine learning and AI advances as the basis for the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) applications such as...

By IoT News, 05 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Our devices may be talking – but are we listening?

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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...

By Adam Meyer, 05 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Enterprise, IoT.

Nokia and HPE form strategic IoT enterprise partnership

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A strategic collaboration has been announced between Nokia and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) to provide IoT solutions for enterprise customers. The joint offerings will combine connectivity, core networking, data aggregation and compute technologies from Nokia and HPE.

Under the partnership, both companies will jointly market and sell solutions for two IoT vertical enterprise segments: Industrial/manufacturing and Smart city applications, wherein they will provide...

By IoT News, 02 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Huawei and Gemalto team up for collaborative IoT platform

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Gemalto has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei at the latter’s Connect Europe event in a bid to further the vision of both the firms on global Internet of Things (IoT).

As part of the agreement, Gemalto is providing its LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) solution integrated with Huawei’s OceanConnect IoT platform that will allow seamless connectivity through secure remote subscription provisioning and further allowing Huawei’s customers...

By IoT News, 01 December 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, 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.

Retailers “overly optimistic” on promises of IoT technology, report argues

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According to a recent report from Retail Systems Research, retailers are ‘overly optimistic’ about what IoT technologies may achieve, yet only forward-thinking companies are seriously investing right now.

The report, titled ‘The Internet of Things in Retail: Getting Beyond the Hype’, was based on a survey of 129 retailers, and found several key findings.

Retailers who are keen on leveraging IoT into their businesses highlighted three general areas of focus;...

By IoT News, 29 November 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

IBM launches global Watson IoT consulting services

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Tech giant IBM has launched what its claimed to be the industry’s first global IBM Watson IoT Consulting Solutions practice to help clients drive digital transformation with the Internet of Things (IoT).

The company’s 1500 experts across IBM Watson IoT headquarters in Munich, Germany and in eight other IBM IoT centres across Asia, Europe and the US will take part in the practice. By integrating IBM Watson IoT Platform APIs and technologies, including analytics, cognitive,...

By IoT News, 24 November 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Why can’t IoT stand for innovation, optimism and transparency in the finance sector?

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It’s easy to spot the latest trend in the tech industry. We’re moving away from desiring tech for tech sake – gone are the days when we were lusting after the latest Apple device because the design had been slightly tweaked and more pixels had miraculously been squeezed into the screen. What we want now is tech as a service that does something for us, integrates into our lifestyle and makes a difference to how we live.

The products which are available now that tie the...

By Ross Peet, 24 November 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

IoT and machine learning helping to ‘revolutionise’ public sector agencies says Accenture

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The ongoing evolution in advanced analytics and other emerging technologies is transforming the operational processes in government and public service agencies throughout the world. With the help of these technologies, such organisations are trying to address citizen demands, helping to overcome persistent challenges such as regulatory compliance, outdated legacy IT infrastructures and organisational cultures, according to a new study report from Accenture.

In its latest report titled,...

By IoT News, 21 November 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

IoT, augmented reality, and the digital marketing equation

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Connected technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality (AR): these are all terms used to describe the trend towards joining the real-world with internet world. Digital marketing firms have long tracked how specific audiences navigate these waters and now there are new ways in which AR is being used to provide value to potential buyers outside the store.

How are digital marketers using AR?

It is evident that, for customers, the line between offline and online no longer...

By Alex Vilner, 18 November 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.