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IoT Interface Design: The Voices of…

IoT Interface Design: The Voices of…

Voice is the next big platform and it may very well deliver the smart home hub everyone is waiting for. How does this new interface model fit in with the rest of the digital world? And what does the voice market look like today?

IoT Readiness: Is Europe up to it?

IoT Readiness: Is Europe up to it?

The race is on but how does Europe measure up? We look for the winners and losers to see if the Old World can take a lead in the new world of IoT

AR and VR in Manufacturing: Being There

AR and VR in Manufacturing: Being There

Virtual reality is not exactly new – VR goggles have been around since the ’90s – but now virtual reality is poised to arrive on the shop floor, along with augmented reality, both of which promise to revolutionize how things are made.

Industrial IoT Security: Why and how?

Industrial IoT Security: Why and how?

Few enterprises are prepared to deal with the new cyber risks in the IoT world. Without a secured IT infrastructure that supports connectivity across the value chain, attempts to create the smart factory of the future will fail.

Smart Companies: Some of the best and brightest in the IoT marketplace

Smart Companies: Some of the best and brightest in the IoT marketplace

Internet of Things is a vital market – Smart Industry had a look at new Smart Companies, products and solutions in the IoT marketplace. Kärcher Fleet Cleaning Up With IoT Kärcher, the global market leader in cleaning technology, is partnering with Munich-based startup Device Insight to create an IoT platform […]

The Battle for Bandwidth: IoT wireless networks

The Battle for Bandwidth: IoT wireless networks

IoT wireless networks: The market for Low Power Wide Area Networks appears to be a standards’ battlefeld. Sigfox, LoRa and NB-IoT are among the most-named technologies, and users are waiting for a winner  to emerge. Perhaps a better strategy is to choose the network that best fits the IoT-solution and […]

Corporate Comeback with IoT: Reinventing Nokia …again

Corporate Comeback with IoT: Reinventing Nokia …again

Nokia went from being the global leader in cell phones to a company which has been split up and could have become just another has-been. But the 152-year-old business chameleon could make a comeback over the next few years with a sound IoT strategy ■ by Marcel Weiss There are […]

IoT Subscription Economy: The Buttler in the Cloud

IoT Subscription Economy: The Buttler in the Cloud

IoT Subscription Economy: In the alphabet soup of strange IT acronyms, XaaS – which stands for ‘everything as a service’ – is a relative newcomer. Closely associated with services on the internet, it is sometimes described as a “butler in the cloud”. Startups and established players all hope to cut […]

Avnet Silica IoT: Complexity Simplified

Avnet Silica IoT: Complexity Simplified

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

Smart IoT Companies: Solutions for real Life

Smart IoT Companies: Solutions for real Life

Beyond Smart Phones, a vast new world of sensor technology and sensor deployments is emerging in the field of nanotechnology: the Internet of NanoThings.