DHL and Huawei team up for inbound to manufacturing logistics IoT solution

DHL Supply Chain and Huawei Technologies, have launched a narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) application in partnership at an automotive site in Liuzhou focused on manufacturing and logistics.

The NB-IoT is designed to facilitate and streamline yard management for inbound-to-manufacturing logistics, leading to significant improvements in inbound processing time at the site. The execution of this IoT solution was done at a minimum by leveraging the existing infrastructure and limited investments. The proof...

By IoT News, 18 September 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

IoT economics ‘increasingly compelling’, argues Verizon in new report

A new market research report titled “State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017” published by Verizon, states that IoT is at the core of digital transformation in 2017, 73% of executives either researching or currently deploying the technology.

There are 8.4 billion connected devices in use today, up 31% from 2016, the study adds.

The report suggests that the economics of IoT are increasingly compelling and the B2B space will benefit first, generating nearly 70% of potential value enabled by...

By IoT News, 14 September 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise, IoT.

IDC argues huge opportunities afoot for the global IoT services market

Internet of Things (IoT) opportunities exist for service providers of all types across every global region, according to the latest analysis from research firm IDC.

In its latest market report, titled “Worldwide Internet of Things Services Forecast, 2017-2021”, IDC argues the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions represented 52.2%, 34.4% and 13.4% of the worldwide IoT services market opportunity in 2016. It states that project-based services represented the highest percentage of market opportunity in...

By IoT News, 11 September 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

The Internet of Things in agriculture: A guide

Agricultural technologies with data support include sensors, communications, data storage and aggregation, optimization equipment, big data and analytics, IT and mobile platforms. "Analytics and big data" were named as their priority among 46% of all surveyed executives. In second place in popularity is "product safety and traceability of products" (29%), and biological science (29%).

Agricultural technologies

The task of information technology is to maximize automation of all stages of the production cycle...

By Suren Arustamyan, 06 September 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

IoT data deluge forcing organisations to invest in storage and server infrastructure

From the edge to the cloud, the massive amounts of data generated by the Internet of Things (IoT) are already having a noticeable impact on enterprise IT, according to the latest note from analyst firm 451 Research.

According to the latest Voice of the Enterprise: IoT – Workloads and Key Projects report, organisations deploying IoT are planning increases in storage capacity, network edge equipment, server infrastructure, and off-premises cloud infrastructure in the coming 12 months.

The study, which...

By James Bourne, 05 September 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Oracle collaborates with Mitsubishi Electric to develop IoT platform for smart manufacturing

Software giant Oracle has partnered with Mitsubishi Electric, a manufacturer of electrical and electronic products, to develop an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for smart manufacturing.

Mitsubishi Electric developed its new FA-IT Open Platform for factory automation using Oracle Cloud. The platform uses edge computing between devices and business applications to enable rapid collection, analysis, and utilisation of data at production site.

Toshiya Takahashi, corporate executive group senior vice president,...

By IoT News, 01 September 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

WISeKey announces revenue surge with integration of VaultIC into platform

Switzerland-based cybersecurity and IoT firm WISeKey announced that it has completed the integration of IoT-integrated circuit solutions and semiconductor business VaultIC, into its platform.

WISeKey acquired VaultIC from INSIDE Secure in September 2016.

The integration covered the transfer of products, technology, customer agreements, and certain patents from INSIDE Secure to WISeKey including the...

By IoT News, 29 August 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

Prepare to succeed with the IoT: Manufacturing, energy, transportation, and more

Right now, leading companies are jumping into an ‘IoT arms race’, including manufacturing, energy, utilities, mining, transportation, aerospace, process control, and many more.

There are plenty of growth opportunities to go around – however the best opportunities will go to those who start early and expand with the market.

This whitepaper from Cisco shows organisations how to prepare to succeed with the Internet of Things. Your competitors are planning their success in digital...

By James Bourne, 25 August 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT.

ZingBox raises $22 million in series B round led by Dell Technologies and Triventures

IoT security solution provider ZingBox has announced it has raised $22 million (£17.2m) in a series B funding round led by Dell Technologies Capital and Triventures.

The company says it will use the money to ‘meet strong demand’ for IoT Guardian, its product first launched in February which, as this publication reported at the time, was claimed as the industry’s first to...

By James Bourne, 24 August 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Enterprise, IoT, Security.

Oil and gas 4.0: Making excellence operational

Even by recent standards, the rapid pace of change has been enough to give the oil and gas industry whiplash. New geopolitical realities are disrupting common operating practices. Increasingly complex operating conditions threaten already squeezed margins. There’s relentless pressure to cut costs whilst increasing productivity. Hazardous events have induced more rigorous compliance requirements and amplified public scrutiny.

All these factors make the drive for operational excellence critical. The need...

By Scott Lehmann, 14 August 2017, 0 comments. Categories: Development, Enterprise, IIoT, IoT, Oil & Gas.