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Looking for the real smarts in the IoT? Start with the network

Looking for the real smarts in the IoT? Start with the network

Written by on July 18, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

While everyone focuses on the cool wristbands, industrial sensors, data-driven applications and the compelling end-user experience, the real smarts in the Internet of Things (IoT) is largely hidden from the public, and from the media too: The intelligence is in the network, and in the software that keeps that network humming. Make no mistake: The […]

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Aria Systems gains traction in monetising the IoT

Aria Systems gains traction in monetising the IoT

Written by on July 7, 2016 in Billing & Payments with 0 Comments

Aria Systems, which helps enterprises grow recurring revenue, today announced that Generac Power Systems selected Aria’s cloud-based Monetization Platform as a key component of its IoT strategy. Now, Generac can quickly scale its Mobile Link™ subscription-based remote monitoring services.  Generac, the industry’s leading generator manufacturer, offers the most diverse product line to accommodate every power […]

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Analyst plays down IoT revenues for operators and 5G hype

Analyst plays down IoT revenues for operators and 5G hype

Written by on June 29, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

Even as Telstra announces an Internet of Things play for the consumer market, New Street Research principal analyst Andrew Entwhistle has cautioned that telco operators may find it
 hard to translate IoT hype into revenues – and in particular, that the emerging narrative around linkages between 5G and the IoT may be overblown. And Entwhistle also […]

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Interview with Ericsson’s Magnus Ewerbring

Interview with Ericsson’s Magnus Ewerbring

Written by on June 16, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

Ericsson’s Magnus Ewerbring has high expectations for 5G rollout by 2020 in the Asia Pacific region, but standardisation is critical to its success. Referring to the success of the mobile industry itself, which is very much standards based, he acknowledges that 2020 is still a little way off, but is convinced that standards and the pre-commercial trials […]

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The weird and wonderful world of wearables

The weird and wonderful world of wearables

Written by on June 14, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

No-one seems to know about wearables. One minute we hear that the first wave of wearables is wearing thin, the next that they are the next big thing. Maybe the truth is that we are now beyond Wearables 1.0 and into the next phase. Certainly, devices such as the original Fitbit have lost their appeal […]

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When social media meets the IoT (great things can happen)

When social media meets the IoT (great things can happen)

Written by on June 1, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

“CIoT (Consumer Internet of Things), IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things), GIoT (Government Internet of Things)? If we have all of the technologies, what is really keeping IoT from taking off, right now, globally?” I was asked this question recently over lunch by a smart engineer friend with a love for Thai food who works in […]

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Consumer Readable Security Labels for IoT devices

Consumer Readable Security Labels for IoT devices

Written by on May 24, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

The roll out of Health Internet of Things (IoT) is being inhibited by our current inability to communicate the relative security around these IoT systems and devices. Such specific communication of relative security will have to be targeted at the broadest citizenship, and needs to empower individuals to make informed choices about the technologies that […]

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Which countries are ahead in broadband, cloud and the IoT?

Which countries are ahead in broadband, cloud and the IoT?

Written by on April 25, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The US, Singapore and Sweden lead the way in digitising their economies. So says Huawei’s newly released 2016 Global Connectivity Index (GCI). However, as I reported, there have been global improvements — and a few declines — in national levels of economic digitisation. The greatest improvements worldwide have been seen in broadband coverage and speed, but countries […]

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Smart IoT and Cloud: Interview with Dr Natasha Tamaskar

Smart IoT and Cloud: Interview with Dr Natasha Tamaskar

Written by on April 19, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

At the recent Smart IoT show in London, I caught up with Dr Natasha Tamaskar (NT), head of cloud strategy at Genband. Amongst a huge number of presentations and demonstrations, that, frankly, did not shed much new light on the IoT, her’s was very interesting. Tony Poulos (TP): You did a presentation just now, and […]

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The Internet of Things is now the Internet of [insert name of industry]

The Internet of Things is now the Internet of [insert name of industry]

Written by on April 8, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

You know you have hit a tipping point when a ‘technology’ topic is discussed on morning radio. The Internet of Things has hit this tipping point. It also seems to be the point when the divide between common sense and insanity becomes very obvious. One such conversation on the radio was about a new range of […]

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