IoT

Automotive OEMs and the app-pedal

Shrikant Salke Automotive consumers have become increasingly tech-savvy and have started using mobile applications for each

A third of all completed IoT projects are not considered success: Cisco survey

By : CIOL Writers

While IDC predicts that the worldwide installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints will grow from 14.9 billion at the end of 2016 to more than 82 billion in 2025, a new study by Cisco reveals that 60 percent of IoT initiatives

Samsung unveils Tizen 4.0 focussed towards IoT ecosystem

By : CIOL Writers

At its Tizen Developer Conference (TDC) 2017 in San Francisco, Samsung unveiled Tizen 4.0 OS that has a wider range of applications to devices than its predecessors. The Tizen 4.0 OS is primarily aimed at extending the reach of the platform beyond

Alexa may soon get screen and camera as revamped Amazon Echo Knight

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon could soon be launching a new version of Echo with a touch-screen and front-facing camera. According to some leaked images via AFTVNews,  the new Alexa-powered device will feature a 7-inch touch screen, with speakers placed below the display. The picture

ZTE makes street administration simpler with Smart Street 2.0

ZTE announced its “Smart Street 2.0”- the second generation of ZTE’s LPWAN based solution which helps city administrators transform public services on the city’s streets and road, thus creating a solid foundation for a practical smart city. “ZTE’s Smart Street

Wind River uses virtualization to make legacy industrial control systems’ transition to IoT smooth

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wind River announces a software virtualization platform enabling critical infrastructure companies to cost-effectively evolve aging legacy control systems not previously designed to support the connected nature of IoT. Wind River Titanium Control empowers the next generation of on-premise analytics to

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 powering our homes and businesses for more than a century now. With our urban population growing at an exponential pace and the need for

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