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Researchers use wearables to keep sheep farmers one step ahead

Researchers at the University of Nottingham are working with agriculture industry leaders to address the challenge of lameness in sheep – and an IoT...

Spirent opens new research labs to explore autonomous car tech

Spirent Communications is to open new research laboratories to explore and develop navigation technologies of the future. Hardware, network and security testing company Spirent Communications...

Top ten mobile operators account for 76 percent of cellular IoT...

New research from Berg Insight ranks global mobile operators by number of cellular IoT connections and reveals robust growth among Chinese providers. Which global mobile...

Telcos confident of rising Wi-Fi investment in 2018, says WBA

Telcos and their IT suppliers are confident of seeing big investments in Wi-Fi connectivity in 2018, according to the Wireless Broadband Alliance.  Among wireless broadband...

Agritech businesses should protect farmers from cyber-attacks, says Inmarsat

A global study of agritech businesses by Inmarsat has revealed that fewer than one in four are confident in their ability to counter IoT-related...

Researchers on ISS set to explore manufacturing in space

With the safe arrival of SpaceX’s thirteenth resupply mission, the ISS now has research kit and new sensors on board with which to pilot...

Huawei sets up Connected Factory group to push 5G in manufacturing

Huawei special interest group will research potential for next-generation connectivity applications on the factory floor.  Telecoms equipment giant Huawei, alongside several industry partners, has set...

Consumers value IoT, but they don’t trust it, says Cisco

New research finds that fears over data privacy persist but aren't enough to get consumers to pull the plug on smart devices.  Cisco has announced...

IDC: Worldwide spending on IoT to surpass $772 billion in 2018

Global spending on IoT in 2018 looks set to be up 15% on 2017's performance, say IDC analysts.  Global spending on IoT is set to...

IoT second most important IT priority for 2018, says Wi-SUN Alliance

Implementing IoT comes second only to tackling security  on the 2018 To Do list, according to a new survey from Wi-SUN Alliance. Companies that have...

Farming IoT connections to hit 27m by 2021

Whether it's cattle, crops or agricultural machinery that need to be monitored, farming is proving fertile ground for IoT technologies.  The number of wireless connections used...

AT&T plans edge computing test zone for Silicon Valley

US telco AT&T plans facility where partners can run edge computing experiments in areas such as self-driving cars and augmented reality. With edge computing now...