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ABB innovation challenge sees six start-ups win funding

Swiss-Swedish power and automation company ABB and IdeaHub, an innovation platform, have identified six start-ups for funding via an 'innovation challenge'. The two companies kicked...

Machine vision: a bird’s-eye view of the smart factory

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at EU Automation, a supplier of obsolete industrial parts, discusses the role of...

Opinion divided on impact of AI on jobs market, says BT...

Who knows whether artificial intelligence will create or destroy jobs? IT directors don’t – or, at least, their opinions on the matter are profoundly...

Humans and machines should be colleagues, not competitors

IoB Insiders Andy Yeoman, CEO at Concirrus, discusses the role of human/machine collaboration in the workplace of the future. It’s just one month since International Workers Day...

Would automated hotel check-in rock, or suck?

The late spring/early summer technology conference season is underway around the planet and, for many in the sector, that means hotels, economy flights and a...

Honeywell introduces industrial cybersecurity software to tackle USB threats

Industrial automation company Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has developed cybersecurity software to protect industrial facilities from USB-borne threats. 'Removable media' like USBs are part and...

Comcast completes Icontrol deal, outlines roadmap

Comcast Cable Communications, the cable television division of global media and telecoms company Comcast, has acquired smart home platform provider Icontrol Networks' Converge IoT...

Seven out of ten retailers plan IoT investments, says Zebra

Zebra Technologies has released its 2017 Retail Vision Study, looking at IoT investment in the world of retail. Seven out of ten retail decision-makers are...

IoB Insiders: Shared spectrum – the age of exclusivity is over

IoB Insiders Adam Leach, director of R&D at domain registry Nominet, addresses how increasing IP traffic from Internet of Things (IoT) devices will affect the current spectrum...

Chief executives fear smart factory automation backlash

Chief executives fear that automation and Internet of Things (IoT) won’t be accepted by workers, investors or the general public. Nearly half of CEOs around...

Smart home revenue to top $190bn by 2021

A new report from Juniper Research predicts that global revenues for smart home hardware and services are set to grow from $83 billion this...

Retailer Ocado using 1,000 4G robots in warehouse

British online supermarket Ocado has revealed that it uses more than 1,000 4G connected robots in its automated warehouse. The robots are remotely controlled...