The IoT could help the UK cut 17.4M tonnes of CO2

The IoT could help the UK cut 17.4M tonnes of CO2

A report from Vodafone and WPI Economics has found that emerging technologies like the IoT and 5G could help the UK cut 17.4 million tonnes of CO2 per year. Earlier this year, the UK enshrined in law a target to slash carbon emissions by 78 percent by 2035 as part of a bid to achieve Read more about The IoT could help the UK cut 17.4M tonnes of CO2[…]

Kerlink and NetOP Technology Partner on IoT-Based Wildfire Prevention System

Kerlink and NetOP Technology Partner on IoT-Based Wildfire Prevention System

NetOP Technology Forest Capsule Monitors Local Conditions In Remote Areas and Sends Alerts When Fire Danger Is High. Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and NetOP Technology, which designs and produces tailor-made IoT solutions for multiple verticals and applications, today announced their collaboration on a wildfire-prevention system that warns Read more about Kerlink and NetOP Technology Partner on IoT-Based Wildfire Prevention System[…]

GE Partners with Google Cloud to Enable Smart Appliances

GE Partners with Google Cloud to Enable Smart Appliances

GE will partner with Google Cloud to exploit Google capabilities, such as Vision AI technology, Android mobile operating system and voice-activated Google Assistant. Google Cloud has struck a partnership with the GE Appliances (GEA) to provide intelligence to consumer appliances. GEA will enlist Google Cloud’s data, analytics and machine learning scripts to build intelligent tools Read more about GE Partners with Google Cloud to Enable Smart Appliances[…]

AutoX debuts ‘Gen5’ of its fully driverless robotaxis

AutoX debuts ‘Gen5’ of its fully driverless robotaxis

Alibaba-backed autonomous driving leader AutoX has debuted “Gen5” of its fully driverless robotaxis. The latest generation system is able to safely navigate China’s complex urban driving situations using its 50 sensors and vehicle control unit packing 2200 TOPS of computing power. Dr Jianxiong Xiao, CEO and Founder of AutoX, said: “Safety is our number one Read more about AutoX debuts ‘Gen5’ of its fully driverless robotaxis[…]

HERE, Vodafone, and Porsche develop a real-time warning system

HERE, Vodafone, and Porsche develop a real-time warning system

HERE Technologies, Vodafone, and Porsche have developed a real-time warning system for vehicles as part of their joint effort to improve road safety. The partners have been studying how 5G can improve road safety when combined with the real-time identification and localisation of hazardous traffic situations. A real-time warning system is being developed as part Read more about HERE, Vodafone, and Porsche develop a real-time warning system[…]

Samsung Introduces the New SmartThings Experience

Samsung Introduces the New SmartThings Experience

Samsung unveils the next generation of our SmartThings connected home experience. Featuring a new look and feel, the new SmartThings interface offers users a simpler, more robust user journey, and faster load times. Smart homes continue to surge in popularity, with the number of smart homes expected surpass the 350 million mark by 2023. The Read more about Samsung Introduces the New SmartThings Experience[…]

TomTom’s enhanced suite tackles electric vehicle ‘range anxiety’

TomTom’s enhanced suite tackles electric vehicle ‘range anxiety’

TomTom is taking on the “range anxiety” issue associated with electric vehicles with enhancements to its technology suite. Among the key questions a potential buyer of an electric vehicle (EV) want answers to are: “Will it comfortably get me to my destination?” and “Are there enough charging points along my routes?” These questions have been Read more about TomTom’s enhanced suite tackles electric vehicle ‘range anxiety’[…]

Verizon Business signs its first European private 5G contract for IoT with Associated British Ports

Verizon Business signs its first European private 5G contract for IoT with Associated British Ports

Verizon Business is working with Associated British Ports (ABP) to deploy a private 5G network at the UK Port of Southampton. Delivered in partnership with Nokia, Verizon’s private 5G platform will provide one of the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) busiest ports with a secure, low-latency private network connection. ABP operates a network of 21 ports, including Read more about Verizon Business signs its first European private 5G contract for IoT with Associated British Ports[…]

Software AG and du partner to accelerate IoT implementations in UAE

Software AG and du partner to accelerate IoT implementations in UAE

In line with UAEs vision to fast track digital transformation, Software AG and du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), signed a partnership to provide a subscription-based licensing model for IoT services to its business customers. The strategic collaboration enables Software AG and du to address complex IoT implementations for organisations in UAE. These businesses will benefit from Read more about Software AG and du partner to accelerate IoT implementations in UAE[…]

Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs & Other Major Manufacturers Partner with ioXt Alliance to Secure IoT Devices

Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs & Other Major Manufacturers Partner with ioXt Alliance to Secure IoT Devices

The ioXt Alliance, the Global Standard for IoT Security, announced today that major technology companies and manufacturers including Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs and more, certified a wide range of devices through the ioXt Alliance Certification Program. Devices certified secure by the ioXt Alliance include cell phones, smart home, lighting controls, IoT Bluetooth, smart retail, portable Read more about Google, T-Mobile, Silicon Labs & Other Major Manufacturers Partner with ioXt Alliance to Secure IoT Devices[…]

Winners of the 2020 IoT World Awards Announced

Winners of the 2020 IoT World Awards Announced

The 16 winners of the 2020 IoT World Awards, selected from 600-plus nominees, have been announced. Winners of the second-annual IoT World Awards were announced on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at the Internet of Things World conference. The awards series celebrates innovative individuals, teams, organizations and partnerships that advance IoT technologies, deployments and ecosystems. This Read more about Winners of the 2020 IoT World Awards Announced[…]

Ex-Google Engineer Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Stealing Autonomous Car Secrets

Ex-Google Engineer Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Stealing Autonomous Car Secrets

Former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing autonomous car secrets. Levandowski was employed by Google’s self-driving car division Waymo when he transferred over 14,000 secret files to his laptop before leaving the company. The stolen files were taken to Uber, where Levandowski led the firm’s own robotaxi Read more about Ex-Google Engineer Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Stealing Autonomous Car Secrets[…]