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Demand Forecasting: AI Creates Performance Gains for Retailers

Demand Forecasting: AI Creates Performance Gains for Retailers

The vast majority of global retailers believe that artificial intelligence and machine learning offer significant added value in demand forecasting. More than half are also convinced of the positive effects of modern technologies on the supply chain.

Cargo Tracking: COVID-19 Shows Need for Real-time

Cargo Tracking: COVID-19 Shows Need for Real-time

The number of active cargo tracking devices deployed for cargo loading units including trailers, intermodal containers, rail freight wagons, air cargo containers, cargo boxes and pallets reached 7.5 million worldwide in 2019.

BICS and Avnet Silica Accelerate Global IoT Deployment

BICS and Avnet Silica Accelerate Global IoT Deployment

BICS, an international communications enabler, has joined forces with technology solutions provider, Avnet Silica, to deliver IoT connectivity to OEMs, devices and applications.

Self-Driving-Car: Amazon Goes Head-to-head With Waymo

Self-Driving-Car: Amazon Goes Head-to-head With Waymo

Amazon bought Zoox, a self-driving-car startup, for a reported $1.2bn. The e-commerce giant wants to build up its own autonomous vehicles business to compete against Waymo, a division of its tech rival, Alphabet.

Lenovo Launches IoT Solutions for safer Workplaces During COVID-19

Lenovo Launches IoT Solutions for safer Workplaces During COVID-19

Lenovo announced IoT solutions intended to help businesses returning to work after the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Qualcomm and Infinite Collaborate on IoT Projects

Qualcomm and Infinite Collaborate on IoT Projects

Qualcomm Technologies and Infinite Computer Solutions, provider of products and platforms for digital transformation, announced a strategic collaboration on IoT Projects.

M2M: New Boundary Technologies RemoteAware and Sierra Wireless Octave Simplify End-to-End IoT Solutions

M2M: New Boundary Technologies RemoteAware and Sierra Wireless Octave Simplify End-to-End IoT Solutions

New Boundary Technologies, provider of IoT and M2M applications, and Sierra Wireless announced a collaboration to simplify the development and deployment of IoT applications for industrial OEMs, distributors and IoT solution providers.

Helium: Blockchain-Based Wireless IoT Network  Expands to Europe

Helium: Blockchain-Based Wireless IoT Network Expands to Europe

After it’s launch in America, the peer-to-peer crypto-powered wireless network Helium now announced its expansion to Europe.

IoT Devices Sales Slump Due to Covid-19

IoT Devices Sales Slump Due to Covid-19

A combination of manufacturing shut-downs, supply chain interruptions, and changes in connected product availability and demand is expected to cause an 18 percent drop in the net addition of IoT devices.

WattIQ Smart Plugs to Become Data Mines

WattIQ Smart Plugs to Become Data Mines

WattIQ has announced the first scalable, enterprise-grade IoT solution for asset utilization and condition monitoring built around smart plugs, thus essentially turning smart plugs into data mines