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Addressing the Challenges of Industrial IoT with Cellular IoT

With over 12 billion devices currently connected to the internet, and an estimated 50 billion to be connected by 2020, the Internet of Things continues to affect ever-increasing aspects of our personal and professional lives. Not least in the industrial sector, as smart devices evolve to become active contributors to the business process. Despite the Read full article...
Jan 17, 2017

Predicting the Growth of Cellular IoT

The IoT continues to grow at an ever-increasing rate. Although we are yet to reach the connected world predicted in the smart homes of Back to the Future II or the geo-marketing and autonomous cars of Minority Report; we are already witnessing the wide-scale adoption of connected devices for a range of industrial and consumer Read full article...
Dec 14, 2016

It’s Time to Talk About IoT Security

Hollywood has no shortage of over-the-top movies focused on hacking. Movies such as Live Free or Die Hard, in which criminal elements gain complete control of the United States via sophisticated hacking. However, as the Internet of Things increasingly connects our physical world to the digital world, these types of attacks can no longer be Read full article...
Dec 1, 2016

The Future Looks Bright for Healthcare IoT

If recent forecasts are any indication, the Internet of Things is poised to become just what the doctor ordered over the next few years. Doctors and nurses, hospital administrators and medical researchers will be increasingly relying on connected smart devices. According to a 2016 Allied Market Research report, the global IoT healthcare market is expected Read full article...
Nov 7, 2016

Harnessing the Future of Cellular IoT to Spur the Growth of Renewable Energy Infrastructure

Despite all the technological advances being made in the realm of renewable energy infrastructure, the move to push renewable alternatives into the mainstream has been surprisingly slow. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, total renewables used in the electric power sector are expected to slow in growth in 2017, from a 10 percent increase Read full article...
Oct 25, 2016

Wearables: Where Do They Go from Here?

Over the past few years, wearable devices have emerged from the fringes of the consumer technology market to become one of the hottest trends today. In the last two years alone, sales of wearable devices have increased from $32 million to $115 million, according to a Statista report released earlier this year. While these numbers Read full article...
Sep 27, 2016

As IoT Goes Mainstream, Focus Turns to Device Security

According to a recent report from Statista, the number of connected devices in use around the world is expected to reach 50.1 billion by the year 2020. In other words, enough to provide every person on the planet with six connected devices. As the number of devices continues to grow, they will become more sophisticated Read full article...
Aug 22, 2016

What is the Value of IoT Smart City Standardization?

As people increasingly move into urban areas, they bring with them new challenges. City officials face pressure to address issues, including traffic congestion, increased air and water pollution, and energy shortages, all within the constraints of tight budgets. It is no surprise, therefore, that city planners are eager to roll out IoT-enabled devices to begin Read full article...
Aug 8, 2016

Mobile Gamers Don’t Play Around with their Connectivity

Your hero enters the dungeon, sword drawn. Down the corridor, you spot a dragon with smoke billowing out its nostrils pacing back and forth, preparing to strike. You inch closer, ready to duel — and the game shuts down. You’re back at the corner bus stop staring at your phone screen. You’ve lost cellular coverage Read full article...
Jul 18, 2016

How Businesses Can Gain a Competitive Edge with the LTE and the IoT

Today’s businesses are experiencing greater competition than ever before. With the rise of e-commerce and the ease and convenience of travel, the world is a now much smaller place, inviting more businesses to vie for consumers’ attention. To remain relevant in the minds of customers and develop a competitive edge in business operations, enterprises will Read full article...
Jul 11, 2016

The IoT is Helping Homeland Security in Crime Prevention

We’ve seen it in the movies hundreds of times: The authorities are hot on the trail of a dangerous suspect, chasing him through city streets until the perpetrator shakes the tail by disappearing into a crowd of people. However, this is not merely the stuff of Hollywood fiction. We face many real threats in today’s Read full article...
Jun 5, 2016

The IoT is Poised to Become a Tour de Force at the Tour de France

For over 100 years the Tour de France has been the apex of accomplishment for the world’s greatest cyclists. But at the 103rd annual race this July, a new contestant is poised to fundamentally revolutionize the sport: The Internet of Things. Change has come slowly to this storied race. Traditionally, a network of individuals, scattered Read full article...
May 23, 2016
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