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Do you need a crazy, IT-addicted mayor to develop a smart city?

A high-level network operator panel was assembled on Day One of M2M World Congress 2016 in London last week. Moderated by Tom Rebbeck, research director at Analysys Mason, it covered operators’ future roles and the proposed need for a “crazy, IT-addicted mayor” when creating smart cities.

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3.4 million users of mobile telecare systems predicted in Europe and North America by 2021

Over the last few months Berg Insight has been looking closely at the market for people monitoring services. There are for instance several types of monitoring systems that make it possible for elderly and people with cognitive disabilities to live independently in their homes for as long as possible. (more…)

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OSPT Alliance forms systems-level standardisation to support convergence

Industry body OSPT Alliance has launched a new working group focusing on systems-level standardisation to support public transport authorities (PTAs). The group will support the creation of products and services that allow PTAs to interface easily with adjacent systems, both in transport and other sectors. (more…)

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Can car makers resist Apple and Google’s bid to take the wheel and the centre console?

Executives from some car makers including BMW and Ford have no intention of allowing their vehicles to become Apple or Google’s latest device, and plan to keep ownership of their centre consoles. (more…)

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Smart revenue sharing – a crucial cog in the IoT wheel

A complex environment in an ever-changing sector

Within the Internet of Things (IoT), all the players, whether they are CSPs, MVNOs, IoT service or platform providers, must be able to offer new services and pricing models quickly and easily to keep pace with this fast growing sector. (more…)

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Ease of Use and Mobile First are at the heart of Digi’s new M2M strategy

With IoT Now granted sole access to Digi’s normally closed customer conference, we ask the CEO and COO their strategy for growing an M2M hardware provider. In Part 2 of Jeremy Cowan’s report the new emphasis is on service and scalability. (more…)

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Anglian Water expands UK vehicle tracking solution with Ctrack after improvements in road safety and fleet efficiency

Anglian Water has extended its vehicle tracking solution with Ctrack across a further 500 vans within its fleet having already achieved a host of benefits in terms of road safety, fuel efficiency and environmental responsibility. A year after the initial 750 vehicles were fitted, the number of road accidents across Anglian Water’s commercial fleet operation had fallen by 14% , while fuel efficiency improved by 10% and carbon emissions dropped by 4%. (more…)

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New York Waterway ferries ‘run safer and smarter’ with Hitachi Visualisation

Transportation systems stand to benefit significantly from mobile optimisation and digitalisation, placing them squarely among the frontline use cases for smart cities. (more…)

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oneM2M to discuss IoT standards framework at IoT Tech Expo Europe in London

The Internet of Things (IoT) Tech Expo Europe 2016 event are expected to bring together key industries — including Manufacturing, Transport, Health, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive – from across Europe for two days of top-level content and discussion. (more…)

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Autonomy is already entering the mid-market car segment

As part of the 2016 edition of the Usage Based Insurance study, we analysed the impact of autonomy on the insurance market. We forecast that 380 million semi, highly or fully autonomous vehicles will be on the road by 2030. (more…)

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