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Nicholas Fearn

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NASA builds AI platform for firefighters

American space agency NASA has built an Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform capable of aiding firefighters when they enter a burning building. The platform, called Audrey,...

IoT to result in 94,000 job losses by 2021, says report

The Internet of Things (IoT) may be introducing many new possibilities into our work and domestic lives, but there are fears it could lead...

Vodafone signs 10-year IoT contract with alarm services provider

Vodafone UK, one of Britain's leading mobile phone operators, has extended its existing IoT agreement with alarm services provider CSL Dualcom for ten years. The...

IoT smart fridge revolutionising vaccine care

Although vaccines are responsible for saving millions of lives annually, there are still millions more who die from curable diseases. IoT may hold the...

ISO formalises MQTT foundational IoT standard

The ISO and International Electrotechnical Commission have given the MQTT foundational IoT standard the greenlight. Developed by the Oasis Consortium - which includes tech giants...

IT managers fear shortage of IoT skills, report says

According to a report published this week, companies and IT managers fear that their staff lack the skills and understanding to be able to...

MyDevices and Arduino partner to make IoT development easier

MyDevices, which claims to have created the world’s first drag-and-drop IoT project builder, has formed a solution integration with open-source software and hardware ecosystem...

Israeli cyber security firm closes $9m investment round to protect IIoT

Israeli tech firm CyberX, which provides cyber-security products for protecting industrial IoT (IIoT), has closed a funding round totalling $9 million. Led by Flint Capital,...

Blame the skills gap? Businesses failing to take advantage of IoT...

A new study published this week claims firms that want to use IoT data to help them improve product quality are failing to execute on...

Audi turns to wearable tech to improve driver health

Car maker Audi is turning to the latest connected technology to develop an in-car system for enhancing the health and fitness of its drivers. This...

Samsung and Nestle to create IoT platform for healthcare

Korean tech giant Samsung and Nestle have formed a partnership to use IoT technologies and research as a way to create new health insights. Samsung’s...

Leading IoT standards organisations form partnership

Two leading IoT standards organisations, The Thread Group and Open Connectivity Foundation, have teamed up in a bid to bring the IoT industry together....