IoT street lighting project helps Aberdeen reduce carbon production

Aberdeen.

An intelligent street lighting project has been rolled out by Aberdeen City Council, unlocking sustainability and decarbonisation improvements across the city.

The Lighting Up Aberdeen project is part of a partnership with the UK’s leading IoT service and solutions provider, North, and is helping the local authority create a greener future through the use of energy-efficient lighting across the city.

The project has seen a state-of-the-art IoT solution installed to...

Mathworks: How mathematical computing is changing the world for the better

For anyone who doesn't know about MathWorks, could you tell us a little bit about what it does?

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software and has two flagship platforms, MATLAB and Simulink. MATLAB is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink is a block diagram environment for simulation and Model-Based Design of multidomain and embedded engineering systems. Engineers and...

Serge Kozloff, Conundrum: How AI is optimising factory processes

Serge Kozloff, Conundrum.

Conundrum's head of product explains the benefits of using artificial intelligence in manufacturing and beyond.

Could you tell us a little bit about Conundrum and what you guys do?

Conundrum is a startup, and we optimise the processes in the factories. One of the products that we have is the Conundrum Euler defects detection system, which is based on simulation data. 

So, basically, if you’ve heard about deep fake - they put your face on a celebrity instead of...

Scottish IoT project aims to keep rural roads pothole-free

The landscape on the Isle of Skye.

A consortium of research partners in Scotland could help solve the perennial problems facing the UK’s transport infrastructure, with the development of an internet of things (IoT) sensor network that provides real-time monitoring of rural road conditions.

DigiFlec, a start-up based in Dunfermline, is working with CENSIS – Scotland’s innovation centre for sensors, imaging systems, and IoT technologies – and Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) as part of the Scottish...

DataQube collaborates with NodeWeaver to provide full edge cloud capability

DataQube Global, an edge data centre company, has partnered with NodeWeaver, a provider of autonomous and agnostic edge cloud technology, to augment the edge computing capabilities of its podular data centre products.

The agility of NodeWaver’ edge cloud solution is said to be perfectly aligned with DataQube’s flexibility and scalability, and the new partnership could empower colocation customers to benefit from enterprise-grade cloud functionality at a compelling price...

Huawei and Nordic Semiconductor enter into licensing deal

People sitting next to a Norway flag as the sun sets.

Huawei Technologies has entered into a patent license agreement with Nordic Semiconductor, headquartered in Trondheim, Norway.

The agreement is said to grant a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) royalty-bearing component-level license of Huawei’s low power wide area (LPWA) cellular IoT standard essential patents (SEPs) to Nordic and its customers.

Huawei and Nordic were able to conclude the agreement through what Huawei described as "a transparent and...

Jeff Tao, TDengine: Becoming the de-facto standard IoT big data platform

Could you tell us a little bit about the company and what it offers?

TDengine builds innovative products to collect, store, compute, and analyze time-series data, based on the team’s deep understanding of the applications and characteristics of time-series data. Its flagship product TDengine is an open source time-series database with high performance, scalability and SQL support.

What are the main IoT big data trends you're seeing at the...

IoT Tech Expo 2021: Smart buildings, digital transformation and measuring success

An image depicting IoT in action in a manufacturing factory.

The Internet of Things (IoT) has certainly come a long way since it was first coined, purely as a concept, by Kevin Ashton in 1999 during his time working with Procter&Gamble. Ashton, who was working in supply chain optimisation at the time, hoped to draw senior management's attention to a new tech called RFID.

Since then, IoT has crept into various aspects of our lives, from voice assistants to smartwatches, and they are shaping the way we work, talk, and engage with each...