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Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Asia Pacific is leading the world in the adoption of machine-to-machine applications, according to the Vodafone M2M Barometer 2015. The research, in its third year, is based on respondents from 659 interviewees from 16 countries across 7 vertical industries. Over 250 respondents were from the Asia Pacific across six countries – Australia, India, Japan, South […]

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Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

Huawei works towards building a greener and better connected world with Energy Efficiency Summit 2015

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Huawei yesterday hosted the Energy Efficiency Summit under the theme “Together Building a Greener and Better Connected World” in Melbourne, Australia. The event provided a platform for the industry to share experiences of telecom energy, discuss industry development trends, and seek and refine key drivers for energy efficiency and sustainable cost reduction in the ICT […]

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AI researchers call for ban on autonomous weapons

AI researchers call for ban on autonomous weapons

| July 29, 2015

Skynet can wait, says Scientists. While Terminators might be a big hit on the silver screen, an open letter backed by over 1000 researchers on artificial intelligence has called for a ban on the development of autonomous weapons. The letter, officially published at the International Joint Conference on Articifical Intelligence 2015 in Buenos Aires, is […]

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Carmakers and others put US$1m each into driverless car test city at University of Michigan

Carmakers and others put US$1m each into driverless car test city at University of Michigan

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

A consortium of investors that include major carmakers Ford, GM, Honda, Nissan, and Toyota is putting US$1 million each into a three year trial at the University of Michigan’s Mcity, a newly open facility specifically designed as a controlled environment to test driverless cars for mass commercial markets, reports Environmental Leader. Mcity, which opened last […]

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Standards bodies put IoT, 5G among top priorities

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

A high level meeting, dubbed the Global Standards Collaboration involving technology standards organisations  from around the world, has put the Internet of Things and 5G, otherwise dubbed IMT-2020 by the organisers the ITU. The meeting, held on 15-16 July 2015 in Geneva, put IoT and 5G, as well as critical communications, as “crucial to building […]

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China running 529 smart city pilot projects | Enterprise IT News

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Communications Day The Chinese government’s smart city program has kicked into a new gear following the release of the first guideline document last year, and the establishment of an inter-ministerial working group on the topic last October. And accordingly, vendor ZTE is looking to make smart cities a key part of its enterprise portfolio. […]

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Landis+Gyr wins large advanced metering infrastructure contract in Holland

Landis+Gyr wins large advanced metering infrastructure contract in Holland

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Landis+Gyr has won a contract for the deliver 3 million smart metres for four major Dutch distribution grid operators – Stedin, DELTA Netwerkbedrijf, Westland Infra and Liander The metres follow the Dutch Smart Meter SMR5 specifications and include both gas and electricity metres. The smart metre project is expected to take place between 2016 and […]

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We are building Skynet with 5G: LG Uplus CEO

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Skynet, the massive computer intelligence that eventually creates Terminators to wipe out mankind could be just around the corner, according to the 5G vision from LG Uplus CEO Sangchui Lee. According to Lee’s roadmap for fifth generation mobile networks, the mobile industry is now developing all the components to enable an application like Skynet. “The […]

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Huawei and Shanghai GM announce partnership to promote interconnected cars

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) and Shanghai General Motors (GM) have announced their partnership to promote the development of interconnected cars. Under the agreement, Huawei’s telematics solution, which is capable of providing intelligent services including 4G network connectivity, location based services (LBS), automatic phone tracking, automatic emergency assistance, remote control etc., will be pre-installed in […]

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Google’s self-driving car joins real traffic in California – Computer Business Review

Google’s self-driving car joins real traffic in California – Computer Business Review

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Google has reportedly started to test its self-driving cars in live conditions. According to multiple reports, Google has released the vehicles on the roads of its home town, Mountain View. The cars, obviously still in trial mode, drives themselves but are backed up by a “safety driver” who can take over controls at any time. […]

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