Tag: internet of things

Smart cities revenue to reach US$88.7bn by 2025: Navigant

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Revenue from smart cities will more than double from US$36.8 billion in 2016 to a whopping US$88.7 billion in 2025, according to a new report by Navigant Research. According to the Smart Cities report, deployment of Internet of Things applications and the need to make cities more resilient and capable of surviving extreme climate events […]

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Has Mozilla bitten off more than it can chew with IoT?

| March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Interesting analysis on I Programmer of Mozilla’s transition into a platform for the internet of things. To sum up, Mozilla is now targeting four specific segments within the IoT ecosystems. One project will target providing the intelligent agent that links users to their devices. A second targets sensors and how they get to the backend […]

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Cellular networks for Massive IoT – enabling low power wide area applications: Ericsson

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments
Cellular networks for Massive IoT – enabling low power wide area applications: Ericsson

With new standards specifically targeting the connectivity requirements of Massive Internet of Things (IoT) applications, cellular networks can deliver reliable, secure and diverse IoT services using existing network infrastructure. In the Networked Society, every person and every industry will be empowered to reach their full potential. By delivering machine-to-machine (M2M) and machine-to-person communications on a […]

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ITU and Georgia Tech to work on IoT standards, applications

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Telecommunications Union has signed a memorandum of understanding with Georgia Institute of Technology to collaborate on developing standards for the Internet of Things. Under the MoU, the ITU’s standardisation Study Group 20, which addresses IoT technologies and applications, will ally with Georgia Tech’s centre for the development and applications of IoT, and academic […]

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ZigBee 3.0 ratification opens door to smarter, greener world using the Internet of Things

| December 17, 2015

News Highlights: ZigBee Alliance ready to help unify the IoT making it easier to build smart solutions for homes, buildings and cities. Industry rallies around new solution as EnOcean Alliance jointly announces collaboration to combine widely adopted interoperable wireless energy harvesting definitions with ZigBee 3.0. Ratification paves way for standards convergence around a newly consolidated […]

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A smart city’s common denominator is the network: Silver Spring Networks

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Smart city projects are happening in silos and missing the critical ingredient to bind them all together, says Silver Spring Networks co-founder Eric Dresselhuys in an article for the Energy Times. “Many different stakeholders are buzzing about smart cities these days, and for good reason.  Implementing ‘smart’ solutions can dramatically improve safety, efficiency and economic […]

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Internet of Things (IoT) and Wireless LAN (WLAN) Go Hand-in-Hand – Dell’Oro

| August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Market analysts Dell’Oro believe that the emerging Internet of Things will rely heavily on Wi-Fi and other close range technologies such as Bluetooth, Zigbee and so on. “Billions of new devices – beside mobile phones, tablets and laptops – are expected to need network connectivity in the future in a trend known commonly as the […]

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Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Asia leads M2M adoption: Vodafone M2M barometer

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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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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