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Internet of Things & Connected Technologies - First Steps towards a Connected Future

First steps towards a connected future.<p>The exciting potential of the Internet of Things has been talked about a lot. With billions of new connections …

What does "smart" actually mean?

We are lucky to live in a world with almost unlimited access to information, communication and transport. The amount of available data is so huge …

Banking in a connected world

The World of Finance is under pressure. Tremendous pressure. In fact, it’s difficult to imagine a time when there was so much change happening so …

What's on the horizon for Lloyd's?

Businesses rely on information. It’s like gold dust to them. They need it to make decisions and they need it to survive. When businesses move into a …

The technological maturity of the Internet of Things

Articles about the Internet of Things are now a daily feature. It is clear where IoT is in the hype cycle but where is it in terms of its technology …

Guest blog: security and identity for the Internet of Things

As we have seen this week, insecure connected devices threaten to derail the momentum that is building around IoT. It appears that connected security …

Making London Smarter

We read about smart cities all the time. But what does being smart actually mean and what makes a city more intelligent?<p>Each city is a living …

Why insurance will be a boon for IoT device and service providers

IoT in insurance presents an existential challenge for insurers, Andrew tells Martyn Warwick, but they have no choice but to adopt it and innovate.. …

11 UK internet of things startups to watch out for in 2016

Share<p>Recommended for you<p>How to build an IoT app Meet Yodit Stanton: cofounder of IoT startup OpenSensors<p>Latest UK<p>15 UK insurtech startups to …

The Future of IoT and Insurance

Our view is quite simply that within the next five years there will be two types of insurers – those who have the Internet of Things (IoT) baked into …

In Depth: Do we really need smart cities?

Introduction and making a smart cityBy 2030, around 92.2% of the UK population will be living in a city, according to the World Resources Institute. …

Smart Cities

Insurers urged to adopt IoT technologies

<i>A report published today has found that consumers are demanding that their insurers harness the potential IoT offers to improve services.</i><p>Conducted …

The insurenet of things is here

<b>IoT ought to be simple for insurers but I’m not so sure….</b><p>Insurers were one of the early users of “big data.” Think about it– they ask 30+ questions …

What Next For The Connected Home?

With approximately 1.9 billion connected home devices being shipped by 2019 (bringing in $490 billion in revenue) [1] the connected home is landing …

One IoT Solution Please

In the future, there will be two types of business model; those that leverage the benefits that IoT has to offer, and those that ‘used to exist’.<p>That …

Insurtech articles and opinions

Insurance software expert, Barney Quinn, joins Concirrus as the latest addition to the board of advisors.<p>By: The Concirrus Team<p>Aviva boss, Mark …

EU Data Regulations

The European Parliament has finally voted to approve significant reforms to the way that data is managed in the EU. This process, involving …