IoT and Law Enforcement: Aeris as a Technology Partner
The collaboration between law enforcement agencies and the IoT will require smart devices to have reliable IoT connectivity. With Aeris as a technology partner providing connectivity tools and experience, law enforcement can expand programs rapidly to prevent, locate, and even predict many forms of criminal activity.
LTE-M and NB-IoT: Using 5G Technologies to Reduce IoT Connectivity Costs
Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) and LTE-M have set new standards for LPWA networking by prioritizing low cost, low power, minimal infrastructures, robust reach over massive distances, and scalability to cover a large number of devices.
On-Grid Solar Deployments: Three Issues to Consider
By installing a simple, end-to-end IoT solution, you can manage the largest solar grids in the world, even with thousands of individual devices connected to your network, regardless of carrier, cellular protocol, or device location. The key will be collecting and analyzing data to improve the entire solar energy delivery system.
New Low Power Wide Area Network Protocols Lower the Cost of Connectivity
Until standards emerge, many connectivity players will compete in the enormous IoT marketplace. In a recent report, the GSMA noted that NB-IoT and LTE-M technologies will be an integral part of 5G and are expected to fulfill the 5G LPWA requirements.
Connected IoT Aviation and Airplane Monitoring
For the aviation industry, the Internet of Things (IoT) allows us to connect and gather billions of data points so as to enhance and extend airplane systems management, discover new business insights, advance operations and safety, and improve the entire passenger flight experience.
Multi-Tiered Account Management: An Aeris IoT Solution
As ROI business justifications for the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes clearer, many OEMs are discovering that their expertise is on the products they produce, not on IoT issues such as connectivity, account management, troubleshooting, security, and support. More and more, OEMs, who are using the IoT for efficiencies, cost, and (sometimes) global expansion, realize that the IoT deployment process, from buying and activating SIM cards to billing for IoT services, is out of their business wheelhouse.
Four IoT Platform Must-Haves That Can Accelerate Your IoT Deployment
At the center of the Internet of Things is the massive volume of data it generates 24/7. However, the value of this network of connected “things” heavily depends on how businesses capture, access, and leverage this information. By selecting the right IoT platform, companies can make the right connections to solve this big data puzzle with the speed, ease, and scale they need to stay competitive.
Gain Confidence with an Agile and Secure IoT Platform
Finding the right platform to enable your Internet of Things (IoT) network is as essential as it is confusing. Most platforms are designed for unique aspects of the IoT such as device enablement; application development; and network, data, or subscriber management. With all of these choices, how can you find a platform that precisely meets your needs without abandoning existing investments?
Zucchetti Centro Sistemi: Making lawn care easier with autonomous lawn mowers
First founded as a software development company, Zucchetti Centro Sistemi (ZCS) has extended its offerings to include robotics, automation and renewable energy. Since 2000, ZCS has been designing, manufacturing and distributing innovative high-tech robots by combining information technology, electronics and mechanics expertise and the highest level of professional standards. Currently, the company is using Telit’s IoT platform and embedded SIMs and GE910-GNSS cloud-ready cellular modules in some of their robotic lawn mowers called Ambrogio Robot.
More than half of all United States hospitals are investing in telemedicine programs to expand services to patients in geographically removed areas, and many other regions are following suit. Using IoT-powered technologies, clinicians now have the ability to bridge physical distance to provide high-quality care and improve patient outcomes. Healthcare IoT solutions are complex, and the entire connected product ecosystem must be considered. Explore our eBook to learn more about the role of ubiquitous connectivity in telemedicine adoption and growth, technical innovations enabling connected care and telemedicine expansion, and best practices for implementing go-to-market strategies quickly and efficiently.
Anatomy of an IoT Solution
Businesses looking to break in to the ever-expanding world of the Internet of Things are faced with the monstrous challenge of designing, developing, and deploying their IoT applications, all while trying to source, integrate, and manage the connectivity infrastructure that operates behind the scenes to make these applications work. Download KORE’s original eBook, “Anatomy of an IoT Solution: How to Cut Costs and Accelerate Time-to-Market” for more information on the integral components of an IoT solution and how to procure them strategically and successfully.
Fleet Manager’s Guide to IoT
From driver shortages, to fuel price volatility, to issues with driver safety and productivity – the Fleet Management industry is not without its challenges. Fortunately, though, many of these challenges can be alleviated by IoT-enabled technologies. Download KORE’s eBook, “The Fleet Manager’s Guide to IoT” to learn more about current market conditions and challenges, IoT solutions driving the next wave of Fleet Management innovation, and actionable insights for getting started with an IoT implementation.
Using The Festo IoT Gateway in Enterprise Networks
The purpose of the Festo IoT Gateway device is to allow for a communication between the factory ﬂoor and the cloud. Traditionally production networks are completely separated from the Internet. This application note describes a solution using Debian GNU/Linux in a virtual machine to connect the IoT Gateway to the Festo Cloud while complying with state of the art security recommendations.
IoT How to Guides
Securing the Future: How to Keep IoT Deployments Safe
Knowledge and preparedness are key determinants for how successful any IoT security implementation will be, even when facing the unknown. By building comprehensive security measures into the ecosystem first, before a single device is activated, you can create a secure foundation that will last well into the future.
The Key to Maximizing IoT Investments in Field Service
Trends in the field service segment present new opportunities in field service management technologies, and KORE is at the forefront. A report by CXOtoday1 predicts that the field service management market will reach $5.11 billion by 2020. This growth continues today as an increasing number of organizations adopt field service management solutions, not only for real-time information sharing, but also to streamline operations.
How to Navigate Emerging LTE Technologies for IoT
As cellular carriers today cater to consumer demand for highspeed LTE connectivity, they are faced with the challenge of finding a network solution that will continue to support the growth of IoT as spectrum re-farming forces the shutdown of legacy 2G and 3G networks. The result: new low-power LTE technologies – Category NB1 (NB-IoT) and Category M1 (Cat-M1 or LTE-M) – that have been specifically designed and deployed for IoT.
Guide to European Cellular Technology & Trends
According to Gartner, Internet of Things (IoT) services spending was estimated at $284.8 billion in 20171. A recent study by Vodafone claims that nearly one third (29%) of global organisations, across industries, have adopted IoT2. ABI Research predicts there will be 3.68 billion IoT connections by 2019.
IoTNow Recent Webinars
7 Steps Webinar Recording
According to a recent survey by ABI Research, nearly 95% of organizations claim they are familiar with IoT, but only 35% have IoT solutions in place. This data supports the fact that although businesses are recognizing the importance of IoT adoption, many are still unsure how to successfully implement this new technology to gain a competitive advantage. View KORE’s webinar recording to learn more about the seven critical steps required to create an IoT solution, key considerations and best practices at each step, and real-life use cases illustrating the IoT deployment lifecycle.
Designing low-power applications for LTE-M and NB-IoT LPWA networks
If you’re thinking of deploying a battery or solar operated application or just require very low power for your IoT deployment, this webinar on LTE-M and NB-IoT is for you. Learn the main differences between the cellular LPWAN technologies and the power saving techniques required on both the network and device side to ensure your deployments last for years in the field.
Expert Panel Webinar on “How IoT enables the tracking of assets”
Where are my assets? IoT is enabling secure tracking of high value moving assets. Knowing where things are at any given time can be critical to transforming business operations – reducing risk, saving money, improving efficiency, and potentially even driving new service revenue. But what technology is required to enable this business transformation?
Prepare for the 5G future
The buzz around 5G continues, with some analysts projecting it will upend entire industries. Industry analyst firm, ABI Research, is forecasting that mobile broadband operators will generate $247 billion in 5G revenues in 2025. At the same time, there are many mixed messages surrounding 5G, and — as with any standard still under development — much that remains unknown.
Selecting the ideal wireless technology for Sensor-to-cloud application development
The IoT is expected to explode as standards for wireless technologies rev-up specifications and capabilities to address the intense densification expected to happen at the edge of IoT to support large sensor and device swarm networks.
Cellular Benefits for Meeting The Eld Mandate
To meet the requirements of the ELD mandate, drivers and fleet managers have a number of different options. This short report explores the mandate itself and discusses the potential benefits of adopting devices that have cellular connectivity rather than using only Wi-Fi connectivity.
Smart Cities: Drivers, challenges, developments and ecosystems
Cities in general are more than a pure concentration of dwellings or workplaces. Cities have economies of scale. Positive parameters, such as wages, patients and hospitals, scale at a ratio of 1.5 for a doubling of city size. Negative parameters such as crime and some diseases also tend to follow the same rule – if the infrastructure of the city can manage the scale.
Industrial IoT – How manufacturers will optimise performance and maximise opportunities
Global manufacturing faces an increasing set of challenges in growth, innovation and competition. Globally, gross domestic product (GDP) was at US$30.69 trillion in 1995. By 2014, global GDP reached a new peak at US$78 trillion. As a percentage of global GDP, manufacturing dropped its share from 21.4% in 1995 to 14.7% in 2014.
The Enterprise Buyer’s Guide – Which IoT Platform 2017
Decision making in respect of which IoT solutions and platforms to select gets more challenging when successful IoT engagement means processing large amounts of data in real-time to support current business operations. It can be more challenging still to integrate these new real-time data flows with traditional batch update data typical of IT systems already in use.
Smart Energy – Will IoT technologies complement smart grid investments?
The concept of a smart grid in the power and utilities sector took shape at around the same time as the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) sector began its own transformation journey towards Internet of Things (IoT). The official characteristics of a smart grid were defined in the United States at the end of 2006 while the European Union set up a smart grid task force in 2009 to drive the necessary research and development efforts.
IoT in Manufacturing Insight Report
In the latest of an ongoing series of specially-commissioned, independent, analyst-written Insight Reports, Matt Wilkins, the senior analyst for IoT Research in the Global Wireless Practice at Strategy Analytics, assesses how IoT is enabling more analytical approaches to manufacturer operations
Latest Press Release
Sierra Wireless, a provider of integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced its award-winning Ready-to-Connect solutions are in mass production.
Ready-to-Connect is said to deliver all of the key elements needed …
Universal Electronics and Microsoft collaborate on a turnkey digital assistant platform for smart home hubs
Universal Electronics Inc.,, a global provider of universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home, is collaborating with Microsoft to launch a new digital assistant platform for the home built on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform using AI and IoT services. Artificial intelligence (AI) is now playing a key role in improving access to smart living products and services, […]
Taoglas, a provider of IoT and automotive antenna and RF solutions, has completed its acquisition of ThinkWireless, Inc., an antenna provider that specialises in the design, development and production of combination antenna systems for the commercial vehicle market. The ThinkWireless brand will become ThinkWireless, a Taoglas company. ThinkWireless founder and chief executive officer, Dr. Argy Petros and director […]
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