Luis Mirabal, Globalstar: Satellite IoT for increased efficiency and cost reduction

In an era when the IoT is rapidly transforming industries, Globalstar is leveraging cutting-edge technologies like AI and edge computing to deliver groundbreaking solutions.

Ahead of IoT Tech Expo North America, Luis Mirabal, Head of Strategic Financial Analysis at Globalstar, shed light on the company's approach to IoT and its utilisation of advanced technologies to push the boundaries of connectivity and intelligence.

"Globalstar is a pioneer in satellite...

Telefónica Tech and ARME establish a robotics hub

Telefónica Tech has partnered with the Spanish Mobile Robotics Association (ARME) to establish a mobile robotics technology hub.

The purpose of the collaboration is to create an environment where companies from the technology and industrial sectors can collaborate on research, innovation, and co-creation of solutions to advance the field of robotics.

The mobile robotics technology hub will be housed within The ThinX, Telefónica Tech's IoT and Big Data applied...

IoT Tech Expo: How the IoT is shaping the future of rail

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During a session at this year’s IoT Tech Expo North America, the audience heard from Joffrey Lauthier, VP of Transit and Rail at WSP, about how IoT technologies are shaping the future of rail.

Positioning vehicles accurately and ensuring their safety is a critical aspect of transportation systems. To achieve this, a variety of sensors and technologies are used.

One technology that has been widely used for positioning vehicles for decades is one we’re all familiar...

BT taps AWS Wavelength to kickstart ‘new generation’ of IoT benefits

BT is partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to kickstart a “new generation” of IoT benefits.

The UK’s largest telco by subscribers will use AWS Wavelength – which embeds compute and storage services within 5G networks – to enable ultra-low latency applications.

Alex Tempest, MD for BT Wholesale, said:

“As we continue to build best-in-class 5G infrastructure for the UK, launching the AWS Wavelength service for our business and wholesale...

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...

Frost & Sullivan awards Losant with innovation leadership award

Business consulting giant Frost & Sullivan has awarded Losant with an innovation leadership award.

The award is for Losant’s Embedded Edge Agent (EEA) which the company spent two years of R&D creating:

EEA was introduced towards the end of 2021 and brings Losant’s usability to previously incapable low-power, embedded hardware.

"Unlike market leaders who use a full-code approach, Losant's platform is low-code based and therefore more usable than...

GlobalData: These advances will make the metaverse a success

Analysts from GlobalData have revealed the advances they believe will power the metaverse and drive adoption.

“Latency is a key hindrance to the metaverse adoption. Several companies are trying to address this issue from various angles as per their technical or business acumen,” said Kiran Raj, Practice Head of Disruptive Tech at GlobalData.

“Potential solutions could be in terms of network protocols, software applications, or hardware such as chips and AR and VR...

Brian Cerchio, Losant: On fully tapping the IoT’s potential

IoT News caught up with Brian Cerchio, Director of Solutions at Losant, to discuss how enterprises can fully tap the IoT’s potential.

One of the first examples of the IoT was in the early 80s when students from Carnegie Mellon University’s computer science department connected a Coke machine so people could track whether drinks were available and how cold they are.

The capabilities of connected devices – including Coke machines – have come a long way since...

Cisco and Verizon demo millisecond C-V2X connectivity using MEC

Cisco and Verizon have partnered up to demonstrate millisecond C-V2X (cellular vehicle-to-everything) connectivity.

The partners used a proof-of-concept demo in Las Vegas to show how cellular and MEC (mobile edge compute) technology can be combined to unlock innovative new solutions for connected vehicles.

“This test is a huge milestone in proving that the future of connectivity for IoT applications can be powered by cellular,” said Krishna Iyer, Director of Systems...

Verizon and Meta partner up to unlock the metaverse’s potential

Verizon and Meta have established a partnership aimed at unlocking the full potential of the metaverse.

5G will be key to enabling metaverse experiences anywhere, while edge computing will help to ensure they live up to expectations with even lower latency and higher fidelity.

“Over the next decade, the metaverse will enable immersive, interconnected, and interoperable digital spaces to help people connect in ways not yet possible. These metaverse experiences will be...