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ROBOTS AND DRONES ABOUND AT MWC 2017
Robots and drones were in abundance at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year with plenty of tech to be enjoyed as attendance figures reached record levels. With around 108,000 individual attendees and more than 2,300 companies exhibiting according to GSMA, it can without doubt hold its position as “the world’s premier mobile ecosystem event” as →
4CONTENT’S IOE PREDICTIONS FOR 2017
While 2016 saw significant developments in the world of Internet of Everything (IoE), 2017 is predicted to grow even faster as IoE verticals mature and more companies join the ecosystem. Smart energy, digital health and connected vehicle all scored highly in a recent survey we carried out in October for the TM Forum. 2016 was →
MANY OPTIONS TO MONETIZE AND MANAGE IOE SERVICES
The Internet of Everything (IoE) is becoming a hot topic for service providers and our recent TM Forum webinar on monetizing and managing IoE services provided quite a lively debate. IoE extends the Internet of Things (IoT) to include people, processes and the data that flows between them. Market verticals include everything from smart cities →
SMART AGRICULTURE HELPS FEED THE WORLD
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 793 million people still suffer from chronic hunger. It has been predicted that to keep pace with population growth, food production must increase by 70% by 2050, but as production increases, so will pollution and the demand for fresh water supplies. While the planet is still →
IoT: SMART HOMES NEED TO GET SMARTER!
Internet of Things (IoT) brings us smart homes but should we be worried about leaving our homes to be run by internet based automaton? According to analyst firm MarketandMarkets the smart home market is expected to grow from USD 46.97 Billion in 2015 to USD 121.73 Billion by 2022. Connected or smart homes are not →
WHAT DO WOOD FROGS AND M2M DEVICES HAVE IN COMMON?
When it’s time to reduce energy consumption in the bitter winter, the North American wood frog must take the award for the most dramatic and effective survival method. At the first touch of ice its body quickly transforms to enter a state of cryogenic suspension – allowing two-thirds of its body water to freeze solid →
MWC 2016 MAY REACH 100,000 ATTENDEES
It’s now only a few weeks to go before the start of Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, the world’s biggest tech event for the mobile industry. Each year MWC grows even larger, with more than 95,000 people attending last year. GSMA chief marketing officer Michael O’Hara said that he wouldn’t be surprised if attendance →
INTERNET OF THINGS: STRONGEST DRIVERS IN 2016
Despite a rather gloomy global economic outlook as we move into 2016, the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to be one of the most talked about technology domains this year (besides network virtualization that is!). Perhaps unsurprisingly that’s because it is such a broad subject and touches nearly every walk of life where internet connected →
WILL VIRTUALIZED NETWORKS DELAY THE GROWTH OF IOT?
Both the Internet of Things (IoT) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) have had a lot of air-play recently, both technologies are evolving rapidly and both require secure, robust and highly scalable platforms and flexible management tools. While these two interesting areas of discussion are now becoming intertwined, questions are being raised about what really happens →
IOT: WHEN WILL SELF-DRIVING CARS APPEAR ON OUR ROADS?
Self-driving cars are cars which don’t require a driver and which can drive themselves autonomously from one location to another. Although the principle of self-driving cars has already been proven to work, there’s still a long way to go before they become available commercially. Several cars are already on the market that can park themselves, →