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Smart Industry - Authentication and Identity Management: About Security and Things

Authentication and Identity Management: About Security and Things

Predictive Maintenance (PdM) is outgrowing industrial applications and starting to transform consumer products. More accessible and cost effective solutions will change the way we relate to technology.

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Smart Industry: Logistics: Automating the last 50 Feet

Logistics: Automating the last 50 Feet

The last mile of the logistics chain is a huge challenge but the closer you approach your destination, the more complex and expensive it gets. Not coincidentally, the ‘last 50 feet’ is considered by experts to be the true bottleneck for e-commerce growth – and that’s where a large part of the future of retail is being decided. Start-ups and online retailers alike are working hard to close that final gap.

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Smart Industry -Smart Companies: Formula One and Acronis

Smart Companies: Formula One and Acronis

Racing drivers and their teams obviously have no time to lose. That goes for laps and laptops: A typical Formula One race car can generate up to three terabytes of data over the course of a racing weekend – data that needs to be stored and sent back home to the team of developers who will use them to shave fractions of seconds off the car’s fastest round.

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Smart Industry: Augmented-Reality: Making a MES

Augmented-Reality: Making a MES

Augmented-Reality (AR) is very much part of the digital revolution in manufacturing. By simply donning a hands-free headset, workers can add a virtual layer of contextual information on top of what they see before them along with detailed information about a machine or process. Today, AR is mainly used in maintenance but, once you realize that the application of AR is only limited by the imagination, that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

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Smart Industry – The IoT Business Magazine

Smart Industry 2019 - The IoT Business Magazine - Table of Contents
Editorial: Europe Takes the Lead

Tim Cole is the editor of “Smart Industry – the IoT Business Magazine” – he writes about the industry, markets and developments.

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Title story: AI Means Business

Around the world, applications for artificial intelligence (AI) are popping up all over the place. Once something only for nerds, AI is transforming virtually every aspect of business, from supply chains to hiring, manufacturing to marketing, and customer services to medicine. And managers everywhere are asking themselves: how can I best seize upon the business potential of AI?

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Content

Discover the world of the Internet of Things Business. An overview about all stories and interviews.

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Smart Communication

Smart Industry: Cybercrime in Space: How Secure Are Satellites?

Cybercrime in Space: How Secure Are Satellites?

Unlike their military counterparts, civilian GNSS systems are vulnerable to jamming and spoofing. Cybercrime in Space must change.

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Smart Industry: IoT Agencies: How to Jump-Start Projects

IoT Agencies: How to Jump-Start Projects

Many companies face the challenge of realizing their IoT projects, and agencies can help. Their services range from the examination of the idea to developing the operational prototype. We explain how IoT agencies differ and what to look for in the selection and cooperation.

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Smart Industry: Li-Fi: IoT at the Speed of Light

LoRa WAN: A Network for Everybody

The ecosystem of connectivity solutions is very competitive in these still-early days of IoT. Senet has rolled out their own LoRa WAN (Long Range Wide Area Network) solutions for the low-power, broad-network needs of IoT, providing coverage and connectivity readiness in over 80 countries and 225 cities across the U.S.

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Smart Industry: Li-Fi: IoT at the Speed of Light

Li-Fi: IoT at the Speed of Light

The future demand for wireless communication networks within buildings and outside will further increase. The optical light communication called Light Fidelity (Li-Fi), using LED-based light sources as data transmitters, offers an alternative to existing technologies such as Wi-Fi and LTE.

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Smart Business

Smart Industry - Top Down: Why AI Initiatives need CIO support

Top Down: Why AI Initiatives need CIO support

According to a recent pre sentation at a Gartner event in Cape Town, South Africa, vital new digital initiatives – such as AI initiatives will ultimately depend on the CIO, in partnership with the chief of human resources, to help lead the cultural change that must accompany technology evolutions.

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Smart Industry: IoT in Mining: Deep Connectivity

IoT in Mining: Deep Connectivity

Almost a mile below ground in an iron mine in northern Sweden, human operators control what is going on and plan their attack on valuable seams of iron ore. But unlike the hands-on extraction of decades past, these mining professionals are sitting in an office a thousand kilometers away, relying on IoT sensors, cameras, underground Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks, and a powerful private cloud to guide their blasting and tunneling in real time with IoT in Mining.

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Smart Industry - Blockchain Smart Contracts: Mutually Reinforcing Power

Blockchain Smart Contracts: Mutually Reinforcing Power

Two young technologies are poised to remake business processes around the globe. Ubiquitous data access and control technologies (IoT) are now being combined with the “guarantee” of distributed ledger (aka blockchain) to produce startling new business opportunities – Blockchain Smart Contracts.

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Smart Industry: Risk Thinking in Business Forecasting: Rethinking Risk

Risk Thinking in Business Forecasting: Rethinking Risk

Business Forecasting, as every manager knows, is essentially a guessing game but, now, in the age of IoT and AI, the ancient art of predicting the future based on past experience is being replaced by forward-looking strategies and scenarios. The magic phrase is “risk thinking”.

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Behind the scenes Smart People

All over the world, brilliant individuals are hard at work creating the technologies and solutions that will one day make the Internet of Things come alive.We visited a few of them and listened to their fascinating stories.


 

More Smart Industry

Smart Industry - Smart Factories: From preventive to predictive Maintenance - 1/2019

Smart Factories: From preventive to predictive Maintenance

Predictive Maintenance (PdM) is outgrowing industrial applications and starting to transform consumer products. More accessible and cost effective solutions will change the way we relate to technology.

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Smart Industry: Wireless Deployments: Giving Antennas a remote chance - 1/2019

Wireless Deployments: Giving Antennas a remote chance

The cost of IoT sensors continues to fall, allowing more organizations to roll out remote IoT and M2M over Wireless deployments that often require hardware to tough it out in harsh conditions with minimal maintenance. Antennas are particularly vulnerable and bad buying decisions can make them the weakest link.

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Smart Industry: Digital Twins: Mirror Image - 122018

Mirror Image: All about Digital Twins development

Digital twins have become one of the hottest IT topics in years. They promise to revolutionize innovation and reduce time and cost of development, as well as improving collaboration along the supply chain. But what are they really?

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Smart Industry: 5G technology is coming faster than expected- 2/2018

5G technology is coming faster than expected

Mobility is one of the many drivers for the fifth generation of mobile networks (5G technology). Due to its new features, many never seen before, 5G opens the market for new applications and business models.

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Smart Industry: Airborne IoT: Drone It Yourself

Airborne IoT: Drone It Yourself

Out of the ashes of disaster, drones are rising to the challenge of setting up communications – Airborne Networks – to help the rescue services fighting to save lives in the most trying of environments.

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Smart Industry: Airborne Networks: Drones to the rescue

Airborne Networks: Drones to the rescue

Out of the ashes of disaster, drones are rising to the challenge of setting up communications – Airborne Networks – to help the rescue services fighting to save lives in the most trying of environments.

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Smart Industry: Airborne IoT: Micromobility: Getting E-round

Micromobility: Getting E-round

E-bikes are all the rage, but increasingly they are being joined by growing fleets of e-scooters. For urban planners, new forms of on-demand micromobility are increasingly being viewed as a quick way to reduce congestion in the inner cities.

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Smart Industry: Autonomous Transport: Trains and Boats and Planes

Autonomous Transport: Trains and Boats and Planes

More than fifty years ago, Dionne Warwick had a hit with Trains and Boats and Planes. Today, all of these vehicles are operated in ways nobody would have imagined back then – but what we can expect in the near future is even more astonishing with autonomous transport.

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Smart Industry - The Business IoT Magazine: IoT Health-Care: A shot of…

IoT Health-Care: A shot of…

The value of the IoT health-care sector is set to surpass $136 billion by 2021. As the prospect of truly connected health care becomes a reality, which digital services should hospitals be looking to adopt to better serve patients – and are they prepared for the impact on existing networks and systems?

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Smart Industry:Transport Supply Chains: Affordable IoT Tracking

Transport Supply Chains: Affordable IoT Tracking”

The world is entering a new era in logistics; one where it is possible to oversee the complete supply chain in real time by IoT tracking containers, pallets, trailers, and trucks anywhere, anytime, cheaply and using little energy.

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Avnet Silica: Product Highlights

Smart Industry: Avnet Silica IoT

IoT: Supply Chain Security

As enterprises enter the new world of IoT, they do so at their peril. Traditional methods of securing devices and systems break down when data ?ows through the global internet and corporate networks, all with different levels of trustworthiness. Personalization is the key for Security IoT – and Avnet Silica has found a way to provide it as a service quickly and efficiently.

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Smart Industry: Avnet Silica IoT

IoT Complexity simplified

Bringing flexibility to the challenges and choices in Internet of Things system evaluation and development network management and application delivery.

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Smart Industry Interviews

Marcus Weldon:
About Nokia Bell Labs

Marcus WeldonMarcus Weldon was appointed as the 13th president of Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent, in 2013 and became the corporate chief technology officer of Nokia.

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Dr. Myriam Jahn:
Q-loud: Not many Companies Can Do that

Dr. Myriam JahnShe talks about Q-loud – a spin-off from QSC, the large German broadband and data center operator.

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Dieter Kempf:
IIot: Germany is Well-positioned

Dieter Kempf - BDIProfessor Dieter Kempf, the president of the German Industrial Association (BDI), about small to medium-sized businesses (Mittelstand) and the race to lead in IIoT.

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Günter Oettinger:
Aiming for a Digital Union

Günther OettingerAs the European Commissioner for Digital Economy Society, Günther Oettinger is reponsible for IoT in Europe. At CeBIT in Hanover, we sat down with him to discuss the digital future.

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Oliver Niedung: Microsoft IoT

Oliver NiedungSmart Industry caught up with Oliver Niedung, Senior Channel Executive IoT Microsoft and talked with him about what people in Redmond are thinkling lately.

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Vernon Turner: State of Internet of Things

Vernon TurnerAnalyst Opinion: Interview with Vernon Turner, Research Fellow and IoT Evangelist at IDC.

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Guillaume Crinon:
IT security and Internet of Things

Guillaume CrinonGuillaume Crinon Technical Marketing Manager EMEA at Avnet Silica talks about IoT security and how to make the world safe.

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Alexander Thamm:
Prediction system Big Data Analysis

Alexander ThammData are the crude oil of the 21st century. But how to make sense out of petabytes of information? Alexander Thamm has set himself up as Europe’s first Data Science service provider. Smart Industry asked him what that means.

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