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For IoT, alternative location services are better than GPS

Traditional location positioning such as GPS isn’t going to be suitable for a Location of Things world filled with Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, …

Internet of Things

Bad news, mobile operators: Unlicensed IoT tech rocketing ahead of NB-IoT and LTE-M – report

Plus global mobe mobs name Sigfox top IoT tech lagInternet of Things connectivity tech firm Sigfox is the market daddy, having left competing mobile …

Internet of Things

Building the Smart City: 8 Things To Get Right

The post Building the Smart City: 8 Things To Get Right appeared first on IoT For AllWhat is a smart city? In a previous article, we described it as …

Smart Cities

COTS, SaaS and Agile

With the rise of more and more organisations moving towards using Software as a Service (SaaS) and Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) solutions for …

Applying agile principles to COTS implementations

One of the most common excuses I’ve heard clients use to explain why a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) product implementation was not successful is …

Agile Package Implementations

<i>Scott is Practice Leader Agile Development for IBM Rational.</i><p>Whenever you read about agility, 99 times out of 100 it is about new software …

How to Implement COTS in an Agile Fashion

Most organizations do not develop 100 percent of the software that they use, nor should they.<p>A vast majority of the jobs they have to do can be …

Cautionary Guidance for Agile With COTS

I work for a large systems integrator, and a large part of our business is in the implementation and maintenance of packaged solutions. As such, I’ve …

Hacking for fun and profit: How one researcher is making IoT device makers take security seriously

We should all be so lucky to enjoy our work as much as Ken Munro does. Generally attracted by research that “looks fun” and particularly interested …

Scottish hospital trials IoT technology to help monitor medical beds

A hospital in Scotland is trialling internet of things (IoT) technology to help monitor medical beds more efficiently as they move throughout the …

York takes high-tech approach to tackling congestion

Technology aims to cut queues in and around the city

HUNDREDS of sensors are to be attached to street bins around Glasgow next month.<p>They will transmit when bins need emptied back to a city centre …

4 tips for implementing smart city technology

Cities like Toronto, Columbus, and Mexico City are adopting new tech with hopes of controlling traffic and improving infrastructure. Here are four …

With smart cities, your every step will be recorded

Modern cities are brimming with objects that receive, collect and transmit data. This includes mobile phones but also objects actually embedded into …

Smart Cities

Top 5 IoT Solutions for Healthcare Providers

The post Top 5 IoT Solutions for Healthcare Providers appeared first on IoT For AllToday, innovative healthcare solutions are becoming widely …

NNNCo rolling out Newcastle IoT network

The NSW government has kicked in AU$5 million for NNNCo to build out a LoRa IoT network to support Newcastle's smart city project.<p>The National …

The Brave New World Of The Internet Of Things

As anyone familiar with the Gartner Hype Cycle will know, technology goes through various stages on the rocky road to mass adoption. From the first …

Vodafone’s IoT head hits out at "annoying" criticisms of operator role

The claim that connectivity is a commodity has existed in the mobile industry for some time and has recently extended itself to the Internet of …

Manchester takes part in Synchronicity IoT programme

City to provide UK contribution to European effort to scale up ‘fit for purpose’ smart city solutions from SMEs

Azure Sphere - Microsoft's Ambitious Plan To Own The Next-Generation IoT Devices

After ruling the OS market for decades with Windows, Microsoft now wants to own the computing platform that powers the next generation of IoT devices. Azure Sphere, Microsoft’s latest platform for microcontrollers, extends its reach to billions of devices.<p>Microcontrollers are tiny chips that are …

Internet of Things

Smart cities need thick data, not big data

Residents living around Plaça del Sol joke that theirs is the only square where, despite the name, rain is preferable. Rain means fewer people gather to socialise and drink, reducing noise for the flats overlooking the square. Residents know this with considerable precision because they’ve …

Smart Cities

How 5G Will Unlock The True Potential of IoT Devices

The Internet of Things is taking almost every industry — and every household — by storm. Yet, Gartner expects the number of connected devices to …

Cox plans to deploy 500,000 IoT sensors

Manheim Auctions car location app. Image courtesy of Cox.Cox Communications, the nation’s third-largest cable TV and broadband company, has gotten …

90% of consumers lack confidence in IOT device security

The Internet of Things (IoT) is sometimes also known as the internet of insecure things. Or the internet of other people’s things. So much so 90% of …

What Makes Software “Smart”?

Most technology today is described as “smart”, whether it be referring to smart cities or smart homes filled with smart speakers, smart TVs and even …

The future of enterprise IoT

Whether you were aware or not, Monday, April 9, 2018, is World IoT Day:<i>"IoTday</i><i> is an open invitation to the Internet of Things community to</i> …

Sensors in public spaces can help create cities that are both smart and sociable

Information from smart technology in public spaces could soon transform the way such areas are used and also managed.

Blockchain could mean security, transparency for wide range of city services

The technology for managing transactions could be used in voting, waste management, parking and other areas, according to a panel of experts.

PKI: Helping IoT device makers trust their supply chain

The Top 5 IoT Technology Trends that Are Changing the Homeowning Experience

Homeowners are in for a wild ride of innovation over the next few years as fast-approaching IoT technologies change the way people experience their …