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AutoSens Awards 2019: Finalists Revealed

19/07/2019 - 06:15

Sixty-one finalists, all hoping to get their name in the AutoSens Hall of Fame and win a trophy at the third annual edition of AutoSens Awards (Ceremony at the Atomium Brussels, 18 September 2019) have now been announced. The high-achieving shortlisted companies and individuals have been carefully selected from over 120 entries across 9 categories. This year the award categories were updated to align...

Sue Marek: Verizon retools ThingSpace IoT platform to focus on connectivity

19/07/2019 - 06:09

Verizon has quietly revamped its ThingSpace Internet of Things (IoT) platform so that it focuses on the operator’s core strength—providing connectivity. According to Shamik Basu, director of product management for IoT platform and services at Verizon, the company is no longer providing the application enablement piece because it found that...

Michael Blanding: The Internet of Things Needs a Business Model. Here It Is.

19/07/2019 - 06:06

Companies have struggled to find the right opportunities for selling the Internet of Things. Rajiv Lal says that’s all about to change. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been near the top of the technology-hype lists for years. In 2018, Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies ranked IoT platforms as cresting the “peak of inflated...

Sudha Jamthe: Automation in mobility is outpacing skills re-training programs

18/07/2019 - 12:33

The shift towards automation in transportation and mobility is expected to eliminate jobs, but it could also create opportunities, like training the artificial intelligence that powers machines. The big picture: Members of the workforce who will be impacted need to be trained in the key areas of data literacy, higher cognition decision...

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Riccardo Tomasi
Riccardo Tomasi holds a PhD in Electronics and Communications Engineering at Politecnico di Torino and a double MSc degree in Telecommunications Engineering at Politecnico di Torino and at Département Télécom (ENSIMAG/ENSERG) of Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG). Since 2006 he...
John Post
John Post has a vast expertise on social innovation, knowledge management and the use of technology for social goals. Used to work as CTO for IBM Netherlands. Currently is working on projects related to smart cities and smart grid technologies more in particular. The integration of Operational...
Peter made his mark as a Technologist at O'Reilly Media and a blogger for Make Magazine, where he celebrated hacking, tweaking and bending technology. Later he went on to co-found Ignite Toronto, a wildly popular festival of geek culture.More recently he can be found connecting the planet with...

IoT Day

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Early 2010 Council proposed to hold very small Council meetings anywhere in the world on April 9. These can vary to having a cup of coffee with someone and talk about the Internet of Things or hosting a dinner at your place, or going for a walk on the beach, as long as it is on April 9 and about IoT. No matter where you are in the world, you can participate on #iotday on April 9th, 2017. Submit and share the details of your event at

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