Analysis

Analysis

Actility CEO: “We’re going where our customers ask us to go.”

Actility, a specialist in low-power, wide area network (LPWAN) connectivity for the IoT, is a company on the move. This year, it has announced projects...

Wearables: Look for compelling use cases, not empty wrists

IoB Insiders - Rob Bamforth, analyst at Quocirca, discusses the challenges facing the wearables market, and why he believes devices with a strong use-case story...

Move: Tata’s Communications ‘safe landing’ for IoT developers

Telecoms and cloud company Tata Communications has been on a mission to bolster its credibility in the IoT space for some time. As previously reported, the...

Is it time to protect IoT data with blockchain?

With the rise of ransomware and other cyber hacks, how might blockchain technology be used to mitigate and manage threats to the IoT, asks...

Salesforce: The connected customer is changing manufacturing

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Gavin Mee, senior vice president and head of UK at Salesforce, explains why the voice of the...

Sharpened edge needed for IoT edge databases

As more IoT data is processed out on the edge of networks, on or near devices, the awareness that edge databases need to get...

Fishing for profits: Colombian shrimp farmers catch on to IoT

At Columbian shrimp production company Oceanos, IoT is helping to tackle theft and ensure that shellfish grow to a bigger size, faster.  As seafood production...

Is IoT the right prescription for getting patients to take their...

Prescription drugs are a fact of life for millions of people worldwide. Some medicine is administered by healthcare professionals in clinics and hospitals; in...

TeamViewer: IoT project teams need to ‘think like CEOs’

Technical and industrial operations staff need to 'think like CEOs' when it comes to successfully implementing IoT projects, according to Andre Schindler, director of...

IIoT and the rise of the cobots

Spending on robotics among industrial companies will continue to climb over the next decade – but smaller, less costly and highly adaptable collaborative robots...

NetNumber: Signaling control must adapt to IoT age

As carriers increasingly look to handle more IoT connectivity for customers, they'll need to rethink their approach to signaling control, as Doug Ranelli of...

Visa Europe: In Internet of Payments, convenience and security will rule

Internet of Business talks payments with Jonathan Vaux, executive director of engagement at the Visa Innovation Center London. In February this year, Visa announced the...