IoT

Cloud, Edge, IoT: What’s running the next Smart Grid?

Prasanna Kumar INDIA: The electricity grid as we know is one of the most advanced technologies

Tech Mahindra opens ‘Factory of the Future’ lab in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tech Mahindra has set up a state-of-the-art lab which works on technologies that are expected to power the future factory floors. As the Manufacturing segment gears up for the next phase of growth wherein connected devices powered by

BSNL partners Nokia to accelerate transition towards 5G

BANGALORE, INDIA: Nokia and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will work together to accelerate the development of a 5G ecosystem, opening up India to the potential of extreme high-speed wireless broadband with ultra-low-latency, and the ability to support the future

Nokia and Airtel will collaborate to build 5G business cases

Nokia and Airtel have agreed to create a strategic roadmap for network evolution to the 5G technology standard and management of connected devices. 5G promises to enable dramatic improvements in peak data speeds, network latency and agility, as well as

Reliance Group’s Unlimit partners Cumulocity to deliver advanced IoT solutions in India

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Group’s dedicated IoT unit Unlimit has partnered with Germany-based Nokia Siemens spin-off software provider Cumulocity to deliver IoT solutions in India. According to the two companies “the Indian market has the perfect eco-system to fully exploit the benefits of the Internet

SAP unveils connected vehicle solutions with Concur, Hertz, Nokia and Mojio

SPAIN: SAP at MWC’17 demonstrated new technology to make life easier for drivers and rental car users through Internet of Things (IoT) collaboration with Concur Technologies, Hertz and Nokia. Concur, Hertz, SAP and other members of the Nokia-founded IoT Community, a worldwide ecosystem

HPE to work with Tata Communications to build IoT network in India

SPAIN: At Mobile World Congress 2017, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced it is working with Tata Communications to support the roll-out of India’s first LoRaWAN(LoRa) based network. LoRa network is a part of Tata Communications’ long-term strategy of creating mobile

NASSCOM and ITAC Japan sign MoU to boost IoT ecosystem in India

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to boost digital technology and develop the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem in India, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the IoT Acceleration Consortium (ITAC) Japan. K.S.

VMware partners VizExplorer to build industry-specific IoT solution

VMware has partnered with operational intelligence solutions provider, VizExplorer to develop integrated IoT solutions. The partnership intends to enable customers to maximize value from their IoT use cases, in a timely and cost effective way, while managing, monitoring and securing

50pc of organizations in the US & Europe lag in IoT adoption: HCL study

By : CIOL Writers

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a ‘goldmine’ of opportunities and possibilities. And companies, which include many tech giants, are taking advantage of this insight. However, half of the organisations in the US and Europe are still lagging behind in

Mozilla is shutting down the Firefox-powered connected device project, laying off 50 employees

By : CIOL Writers

After sterile efforts to bring the Firefox operating system to “connected devices”, the non-profit organisation Mozilla is shutting down the initiative and is also laying off its team of 50 employees. Firefox OS was a mobile OS created to bring

Cisco, Bosch, and others to develop blockchain protocol to secure IoT applications

By : CIOL Writers

Though the Internet of Things (IoT) is dramatically transforming everything from homes to factories, by making them smart and more efficient, it also poses several challenges including identifying, connecting, securing, and managing the devices. Hence, Cisco, Bosch, and several other

Intel launches connected retail platform; plans $100mn retail tech investment

USA: At NRF 2017 – Retail’s BIG Show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich introduced the Intel Responsive Retail Platform (Intel RRP), a new horizontal platform that brings together retail hardware, software, APIs and sensors in a standardized way for the creation of

S/4HANA: More Than A Style Statement

Pratima H INDIA: “I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color.” Wednesday Addams could have been speaking of more things than one readily assumes here. Sometimes, some shades really get so ingrained, so easy to wear (and not

AI and VR to be all-pervasive in 2017: Intel

In 2016, people have witnessed the digital and physical worlds continuing to merge as everyday objects, commercial and industrial equipment, and entire cities become smart and connected to the cloud. And people’s relationship with technology – how it is used,

Buzzwords for tech in 2017: Serverless Computing, IoT, Blockchain, Big Data and AI

By : Riddhi Sharma

The speed with which technology is moving is hard to keep up with. Everyday we encounter a new invention or an incredible update. Amidst all this we do come across certain key phrases that are either new or unknown. We

Salesforce – Not a one-pony trick

Pratima H MUMBAI, INDIA: If just a decade back someone had uttered that something called Cloud would make the years-old Enterprise software model wobble, the statement would have evoked a few guffaws at the best. People would have clinked glasses,

How’s Big Data looking for 2017?

Arvind Purushothaman The year 2016 was an important one in the world of big data. What used to be hype became the norm as more businesses realized that data and the related infrastructure, in all forms and sizes, is critical

Nokia demos how IoT & 5G unleash new possibilities in smart cities

BANGALORE, INDIA: Nokia at its annual Bangalore Innovation Day today demonstrated how it is making IoT a reality for smart cities, by combining automation and intelligence with its stack of the connectivity solutions, platforms and software. With a few innovative

Google launches Android Things enabling developers with all-in-one platform to build IoT devices

By : CIOL Writers

Google is rebranding Project Brillo, Google’s Android-based Internet of Things initiative with “Android Things,” a platform for developing applications and services based upon Internet of Things. The tech behemoth has launched a developer preview of Android Things, which will run