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30/06/2018 - 11:42
Ar/VR and IoT has been talked about for a few years now as the next big thing. To help get it straight, Techcrunch explained it like this: Virtual Reality (AR): places users inside the virtual world, immersing them. Augmented Reality (VR):Overlays virtual objects on the user’s real world, augmenting it. Internet of Things (IoT): The...
30/06/2018 - 11:32
In its quest for scientific achievement, China’s research and development spending has grown rapidly over the past two decades, making it second only to the United State The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Genetic engineering, the search for dark matter...
30/06/2018 - 11:29
DSP’s ultra-low-power Alexa-enabled voice processor aims to put Amazon’s assistant into battery-powered gadgets California-based chip maker DSP has teamed up with Amazon to put the Alexa voice assistant on ultra-low-power networked devices, in the technology’s latest move beyond the smart speaker. DSP said its DBMD5 audio/voice...
30/06/2018 - 11:04
A review of the Book The Internet of Products (IoP) The Internet of Products talks about engaging customers through their smartphones and enabling them to shop on the go, retail has become more advanced, futuristic and technology dependent.  It initiates by creating a digital representation or record for products online and then...
29/06/2018 - 17:16
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.com while Qualcomm introduced new modems and reference designs for kids' smartwatches based primarily on interest from the Chinese market. So I read with interest this week the report...
29/06/2018 - 07:53
In the early days of the Internet its primary responsibility was connecting general purpose computers to one another.  These computers ranged in form from mainframes with serially attached terminals to workstations to PCs and laptops to phones and tablets.  But even in those early days, a few “things” found their way onto the network....
29/06/2018 - 07:52
The StrideLinx platform provides secure access over the IIoT. StrideLinx branding license from AutomationDirect lets companies create a custom IoT platform with a user-specified domain name, the company logo on the login screen, and customized support and contact information. The platform provides secure access over the industrial internet of...
29/06/2018 - 07:49
The Greater China region is poised to lead the global Industrial IoT (IIoT) market. This is based on an in-depth report based on interviews with mobile operators including; Asia Pacific Telecom Group, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Far EasTone and Taiwan Mobile. The operators outline how the combination of fast internet speeds, data...
28/06/2018 - 09:09
Internet of Things World Asia is a stage where IoT comes to life, where R&D and proofs of concept turn into actual applications, at scale and across global businesses. IoT World Asia not only forms part of the world’s largest and leading IoT event series, it also forms part of TechXLR8 Asia, which showcases a shared exhibition covering IoT, AI...
28/06/2018 - 08:55
The Internet of Things (IoT) remains nebulous and under-utilised for many asset management companies. Here, Dr Carla Boehl, Principal Consultant at SNC-Lavalin, demonstrates how IoT can transform a business’s asset management operations. The unprecedented accuracy of data produced by IoT devices offers huge benefits to companies in the...
28/06/2018 - 08:16
In March, Venezuela launched the “Petro,” the first-ever cryptocurrency created by a national government in Latin America. The currency is supposedly backed by Venezuelan oil production and worth a barrel of crude oil from the country’s Orinoco Region. The Venezuelan government said that, in connecting the Petro to a natural resource, it hopes to...
28/06/2018 - 07:58
Scott Fadness is the mayor of Fishers, Indiana, and the co-founder of co-working space Launch Fishers. He sat down with TechRepublic's Alison DeNisco Rayome to discuss why he believes the smart city approach needs to be rethought. Scott Fadness: When we look at smart cities today, I see an awful lot of desire to go right to the end solution...
28/06/2018 - 07:53
The world of automated surveillance is booming, with new machine learning techniques giving CCTV cameras the ability to spot troubling behavior without human supervision. And sooner or later, this tech will be coming to a store near you — as illustrated by a new AI security cam built by Japanese telecom giant NTT East and startup Earth Eyes Corp...
28/06/2018 - 07:49
To increase passenger safety, Mumbai Traffic Police will work with the government to ensure that all taxis and autorickshaws have some form of barcode or RFID chip (Radio-frequency identification) installed. The State Transport Authority (STA) has already approved barcodes on CNG (compressed natural gas) tanks in autos and taxis to eliminate...
27/06/2018 - 10:32
Jun 26, 2018—Mari Semi Jewels, Lingerie and Cosmetics Group, a company focused on the sale of door-to-door products, has a network of more than 2,000 consultants in several municipalities in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The company has recently gained agility in its checkout process, thanks to the adoption of a radio frequency identification...