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Council brings you news on Internet of Things. It aims to offer the latest on technical building blocks but also tries to put this digital transition into a social and circular economy context.

08/07/2018 - 14:45
To securely build and grow an IoT ecosystem, one must have the tools and architectures in place to identify, control and manage their IoT devices. This process begins with establishing a strong identity within each IoT device. Here are some of the ways in which we can verify the authenticity of IoT devices before on-boarding them.
08/07/2018 - 14:43
Blockchain company ULedger and Fetch.AI are bringing the blockchain to the Internet of Things. The Fetch system allows digital entities — representing IoT machines —  to interact and transact independently of human interaction, while maintaining a verifiable record of the order of these transactions. This combination of ULedger’s...
06/07/2018 - 09:30
The Internet of Things has yet to overcome significant challenges to truly deliver the value the enterprise requires The enterprise remains wary of investment into the Internet of Things (IoT). There are key inhibitors to adoption that affect its efficiency, impact, and availability. This doesn’t mean that IoT isn’t on the cusp of widespread...
06/07/2018 - 09:22
Online grocery shopping is growing at a double-digit rate. A new report from Tetra Pak states that smart packaging design will not only play an important role in the evolution of grocery shopping behaviours, but also its environmental impacts. The Tetra Pak Index 2018 highlighted four key trends shaping the growth of online grocery:...
06/07/2018 - 09:18
Venture capital funding for Internet of Things startups reached $1.46 billion last year, according to Crunchbase, marking an all-time high and a 42 percent increase from 2016. Some of these IoT startups have shown a particular interest in using channel partners as part of their go-to-market efforts. With international IoT spending set to reach...
06/07/2018 - 09:16
The consumer applications of Internet of Things (IoT) technology drives many peoples understanding. People equate IoT to the fridge that updates an online shopping list or the smart energy meter that shows electricity usage. These are useful ideas and might save a household some time and money. However, the real power of IoT is in the applications...
05/07/2018 - 10:35
Deutsche See, the market leader in sales of fish and shellfish, will be using the pick-by-vision solution from Picavi at its main business site in Bremerhaven in the future. The Deutsche See employees will soon have Picavi smart glasses to pick items in the smoked fish warehouse as an initial stage in the project; this is expected to be introduced...
05/07/2018 - 10:33
Grocery shopping at the local supermarket can mean long lines at the checkout counter with customers scrambling to pay with cash or through a POS machine for credit card swipes, making the queues longer. But with the continuous rise of e-commerce, consumers don’t even have to actually go to a physical store to buy what they need, as technology has...
05/07/2018 - 10:24
From identity theft to financial disruption, black hat hackers seem to be constantly wreaking havoc, regardless of who is affected. To combat these malicious attackers, we have white-hat hackers who, using the same skills as a hostile hacker, find vulnerabilities in a system, so that those vulnerabilities can be patched. These white hat hackers...
05/07/2018 - 10:23
Councillors had a crash course in internet connectivity yesterday afternoon, as plans for a novel method of improving internet connectivity were explained. £60m of funding is being sought for a plan that could see the north wales local authorities install, own and manage the ducting that fibre cables sit in rather than a more traditional...
04/07/2018 - 19:15
The awards were held to showcase and celebrate those companies and individuals who have made the most impact in insurance AI innovation over the past year, with entrants nominated, and voted for, by the industry. The volume of responses was outstanding, with 3,000 votes cast across the three categories. There were three categories of awards:...
04/07/2018 - 08:25
Grosskraftwerk Mannheim AG (GKM) produces energy and distant heating for the booming Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region. Complex processes support the operation of the power plant, including a large fleet of industrial cranes and hoists. Their reliable operation is very important, so they are always ready for use in case of repairs at GKM. Therefore...
04/07/2018 - 08:09
The Cambodian government is partnering up with tech associations to boost the transfer of technology into the Kingdom and lay the foundations for the creation of smart cities in the near future. The National Institute of Posts, Telecoms and ICT yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Smart City Consortium in Cambodia and the...
04/07/2018 - 08:04
Just 10 percent of those surveyed currently use IoT technologies. The IoT can enable manufacturers to enhance field service, optimize plant maintenance and smartly manage inventory. We know this. But in the 2018 Manufacturing Report from Sikich, fewer than 10 percent of those surveyed currently use IoT technologies. Further, 30 percent said...
04/07/2018 - 07:59
Of the 3.5 billion cellular IoT connections forecast for 2023, North East Asia is expected to account for 2.2 billion of them, driven in large part by China. Chart courtesy of Ericsson. China represents both a threat and an opportunity for U.S. technology companies. This week, we saw Google invest $550 million in China’s e-commerce provider JD...