Bosch and SAP partnering for IoT Industry 4.0 collaboration

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Germany-based SAP and engineering behemoth Robert Bosch have entered a strategic partnership for Industry 4.0 and IoT, the two companies have announced.

As part of this partnership, customers may be enabled to use the SAP HANA database from the Bosch IoT Cloud, to process large data sets in real time for IoT applications. SAP and Bosch will also combine their cloud and software expertise in the future.

The SAP HANA Cloud Platform will offer Bosch IoT micro-services in order to connect...

By IoT News, 23 September 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Enterprise, IoT.

New research argues APAC building momentum in cellular IoT market

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The growth in cellular IoT connections is being further driven by the APAC (Asia-Pacific) market as well as the traditional bases of western Europe and North America, according to a new study from Beecham Research.

The report, the research firm’s latest global assessment of the cellular IoT connectivity market, argues that the number of cellular IoT connections, from 2G to 5G, will approach 1.22 billion in 2021, up from 261 million at the end of last year.

The study also shows...

By James Bourne, 23 September 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

How the eSIM can help turn the IoT from incredible potential to a reality

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It’s predicted that by 2020 there will be 11.6 billion mobile devices, according to Huawei, connected by over 500 mobile network operators (MNO) worldwide.

With this growth in connectivity fuelled by trends such as the Internet of Things (IoT), attention is switching to the hardware and whether it is capable of meeting demand. In addition, as connected devices get smaller with...

By Emmanuel Legros, 22 September 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise, IoT, Standards.

Yodiwo announces new version of IoT workflow creator Cyan

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Yodiwo, a major IoT cloud and fog platform provider, has released a new version of its flagship product, Cyan.

Cyan is a graph-based IoT application development and deployment tool that supports seamless connectivity between dispersed and diverse network devices with web and mobile applications storage systems and analytics. The new version adds features that enhances physical asset management and introduces unique reporting and device management capabilities.

The new Cyan offers Live...

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

New study argues sharing data – even with competitors – key to IoT success

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A new global study by MIT Sloan Management Review suggests that associating and exchanging device data with other businesses strengthens existing relationships between organizations and forges new ties.

The study was released as a report, titled “Data Sharing and Analytics Drive Success With IoT”, involving survey data of more than 1,400 executives and managers from different industries and organisations of all sizes. Two-thirds (66%) of the respondents who are actively...

By IoT News, 19 September 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Why IoT creates a generational leap in efficiency for companies like Siemens

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Here at Teradata Partners 2016 in Atlanta, we’ve heard a lot about how the IoT could be used to make businesses more efficient, but today we’ve heard of how it’s already causing a generational leap in efficiency for some companies.

Richard Hackathorn, president of Bolder Technology, and Daniel Graham, director of technical marketing at Teradata, guided us through proceedings in a session entitled ‘Why should executives care about IoT?’

“This is a market...

By Ryan Daws, 15 September 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Verizon to acquire Sensity Systems for greater smart cities push

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American telecom giant Verizon Communications has signed an agreement to acquire California-based Sensity Systems as the company aims to add a suite of comprehensive smart city solutions enabled by its ThingSpace IoT platform.

Sensity Systems taps LED lighting conversions to create a sensor-based, high-speed multiservice IoT platform. It currently has 42 smart city installations worldwide, supplied through its ecosystem partners. These installations enable municipal and facility...

By IoT News, 14 September 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT, Smart Cities.

Manufacturing firms investing in IIoT data analytics – even if other areas are slowing down

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The rise of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) continues apace, but a new piece of research from Honeywell Process Solutions and KRC Research argues that many in the manufacturing industry are pushing ahead with their spending on data analytics – potentially at the expense of other areas.

The research, the findings of which appear in the report ‘Data’s Big Impact on Manufacturing’, found that of the more than 200 North American manufacturing executives...

By James Bourne, 13 September 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Enterprise, IIoT, IoT.

How through IoT and analytics data mining becomes efficient mining

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We all know the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving a revolution, but the way its data is helping to make the mining industry more efficient is going far beyond expectations. Don Warden, head of business intelligence at Freeport-McMoRan, provided his valuable insights on the matter at the Teradata Partners event in Atlanta.

For industries like mining, the data provided by connected sensors and devices can be used to improve operational efficiency when used in conjunction with the right...

By Ryan Daws, 12 September 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Data & Analytics, Enterprise, IoT.

Verizon working with Qualcomm for IoT technologies

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Telco giant Verizon and Qualcomm Technologies are working together to simplify IoT application development.

As part of this joint initiative, Verizon will pre-integrate its IoT Platform as a service (PaaS), ThingSpace, with the MDM9206 Category M (Cat M1) LTE modem from Qualcomm Technologies. This will help deliver next-generation IoT services and products that require low bandwidth and power. In addition, Verizon's 4G LTE network will be utilised as a gateway for...

By IoT News, 08 September 2016, 1 comment. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.