A Week in IoT: Can an industrial IoT story help GE put the 2017 Horror Show to bed?
GE‘s public profile this year has been little short of a horror show, says Jeremy Cowan. Forget Hallowe’en, Wall Street and the blue chip’s partners have been spooked by a nightmare of Kruegeresque proportions – one from which it seems hard to wake. (more…)
October 27th, 2017
Deriving transport benefits from big data and the Internet of Things in smart cities
Public transport is one of the biggest challenges facing cities today – how can big data and the Internet of Things be leveraged to tackle the issues? A recent study has been commissioned by the Department for Transport from consultants Ricardo Energy & Environment (more…)
October 27th, 2017
Telematics in heavy equipment market expected to reach US$ 6,473.3 mn by 2025
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research titled “Telematics in heavy equipment Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2017 – 2025”, the global telematics in heavy equipment market is expected to reach a value of US$ 6,473.3 million (€5480.97 million) by 2025. The market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 15.1% during the forecast period from 2017 to 2025. (more…)
October 26th, 2017
Auto innovation could save thousands of lives and $35bn, but first we have to build the foundations
Everyone is talking about autonomous vehicles but to make it work the automotive industry needs to create a connected car ecosystem for over-the-air (OTA) software and data updates. A 2015 IHS Market report says OTA will save car makers worldwide more than US$35 billion by 2022 but, parking the financial incentive for a moment, OTA also enables critical vehicle-centric data to be sent and received. (more…)
October 10th, 2017
How will M2M services make more billions in a few years?
On the back of this development in connectivity for vehicles will come other business opportunities which will add to the demand for traffic on this network. (more…)
October 9th, 2017
Low ARPUs, fraud and client culture clashes are backdrop as TeleSign acquisition accelerates BICS transformation
Carriers and even carriers’ carriers need to stimulate growth and reduce their dependency on declining voice revenues. All of which comes as news to no-one, says Jeremy Cowan. But how they manage this transformation is critical and presents fascinating challenges. (more…)
October 5th, 2017
How should you monitor, service, update and finally decommission the army of IoT devices you deploy?
Step One is relatively easy; you agree to reap the benefits an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployment. Step Two is harder; how do you deploy and manage a fog, cloud or hybrid compute approach? How do you support the thousands of sensors and actuators that need to be installed? And how do you plan their lifecycle? Editorial director, Jeremy Cowan asks a man who must know; Keith Shea, general manager, Helix IoT Solutions at Wind River. (more…)
October 3rd, 2017
5G: Get set for life in the fast lane with hyper-connectivity
Your future health depends on it, driverless cars can’t prosper without it and important events will flourish with it – 5G is the pivot upon which future technologies are balanced. With the pace of innovation accelerating, the path is being set for the arrival of the next generation of wireless technology, bringing industries and businesses together to facilitate their shared futures. (more…)
October 2nd, 2017
New white paper shows SMEs nine routes to meeting their innovation needs in the Internet of Things
A new report from industry analysts IoT Analytics GmbH sets out to show small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) how to find a suitable model for digitalisation. With so many options for innovation in the IoT age, says Jeremy Cowan, the authors aim to help SMEs navigate their way through the complexities of the Internet of Things.
September 29th, 2017
Enabling the Internet-of-Everything with intelligent data distribution
When I speak with customers, a common goal is to achieve reliable, efficient, and scalable real-time distribution of data among people, devices, sensors, and machines – what I like to call the Internet of “Everything” (IoE). (more…)
September 19th, 2017