Get on-board for smart city ticketing today
True mobile ticketing is at the heart of future public transportation, says Antony Savvas. A key aim of the smart city agenda lies in the use of data and technology to create efficiencies, improve sustainability and improve the quality of life for those living and working in such cities.Read More
A Week in IoT: Broadcom mulls $100bn bid for Qualcomm, as Ayla banks $60m Chinese backing
Broadcom Ltd. is rumoured to be considering a bid of up to US$100 billion for Qualcomm Inc., according to a report by Bloomberg. As Jeremy Cowan writes, if it goes ahead this could be one of the biggest ever acquisitions of a chipmaker.
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.Read More
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.
Two motorcycles, 10,000 km along Silk Road 4.0, the Internet of Things … and you?
You probably remember the Ancient Silk Road from geography and history lessons at school. And you may be wondering what this has to do with the Internet of Things. Well, grab a coffee says Jeremy Cowan, and settle back for a few minutes while I tell you about two delightfully wacky modern adventurers and their very serious IoT journey along Silk Road 4.0.Read More
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.Read More