Internet of Things (IoT) Wireless
Mission-critical IoT systems require reliable, secure networks. Ondas Networks' Kathy Nelson describes why the new industrial-grade wireless standard 802.16s is a suitable option for the industrial ...
Spray-on antennas, a new technique developed by scholars at Drexel University, may pave the way to simpler, more effective antennas. Nexsoftsys' James Warner outlines how they will affect IoT.
To guarantee reliable, mass-market, cellular IoT connectivity, says Nordic Semiconductor's Svein-Egil Nielsen, you have to have control over everything between your application and the base station.
5G is coming -- is your organization prepared? VoldDB's Madhup Mishra outlines considerations enterprises should keep in mind when developing their 5G and IoT data strategy.
Commercial IoT lies between consumer and industrial on the IoT spectrum and has unique design challenges. Rigado's Justin Rigling explains how to best design an edge system for commercial IoT.
Connecting IIoT devices while ensuring performance, coverage, scalability and security -- without breaking the bank -- requires the proper wireless standard. Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni ...
Nearly all IoT use cases require some element of location. However, achieving this on low-power devices can be challenging. Skyhook's Kipp Jones explains how TDOA and Wi-Fi can solve the problem.
While voice assistants can act on demands, they have no insight into a home's condition or ability to respond to them without smarts. Silicon Labs' Raoul Wijgergangs explores how IoT can create a ...
Using IoT technology, Q-Free's Smart Parking system is helping drivers find parking spots faster, bringing the vision of a smart city to life. Silicon Labs' Alex Koepsel discusses.
By offering value-add services, such as business consulting, systems integration, analytics and security, it's possible for operators to dramatically increase their stake in IoT. Netscout's Ron ...
Despite the touted benefits of IoT for mobile operators, few are reaping them. Openwave Mobility's Aman Brar offers three areas mobile operators should hone in on to successfully monetize IoT.
Without the right connectivity to the cloud, IoT applications can suffer. 128 Technology's Erik Thoen explains the importance of IoT connectivity and how to achieve connectivity resilience in an ...
The 'X as a service' trend, says Tata Communications' Tim Sherwood, is helping differentiate MVNOs as they launch and maintain value-added services in the IoT world.
With examples from the VISIONFC Simplifying IoT Summit and annual NFC Innovation Awards, NFC Forum's Paula Hunter highlights the benefits of combining NFC and IoT for manufacturers, retailers and ...
While 5G will play a critical role extending mobile connectivity, until it is fully realized there is something that can fill its place: private LTE. ADRF's Greg Najjar explains.
There are a number of factors developers must consider when choosing the right connectivity for their massive IoT or critical IoT use case. Twilio's Chetan Chaudhary explains.
NFC Forum's Paula Hunter outlines four IoT benefits near field communication affords brands in the wearable space, as evidenced at the Wear Conference in NYC.
Low-power wide area networks are expected to have a significant impact on the growth rate of future IoT innovation. AT&T's Chris Penrose outlines some of the top things you need to know about LPWA.
Achieving IoT-connected smart city status is ultimately up to the telecom industry, local governments and public sector industries. Hortonworks' Sanjay Kumar discusses.
5G is set to take IoT to new heights, but with new tech comes new ways of doing business. Deloitte's Helena Lisachuk explains why partnerships and shared expertise will be critical to 5G and IoT's ...
With billions of connected devices coming in the next few years, we need an addressing schema that can accommodate it. NS1's Carl Levine offers predictions for how IoT will evolve in an IPv6 ...
While adding IoT makes perfect sense and value for products, for others it doesn't. Treasure Data's Rob Parrish outlines five things to consider before turning your product into an IoT device.
NFC is the ultimate consumer IoT-enabler, creating near-term opportunities in wearables and public transport. The NFC Forum's Paula Hunter elaborates.
We're in the beginning phase of the next iteration of smart cities: Smart City 3.0. And as Ciena's Daniele Loffreda explains, proving ROI, creating alliances and focusing on the backbone (the ...
Which is better for IoT, the cloud or the edge? Nordic Semiconductor's Svein-Egil Nielsen explains why a combination of both will open up great opportunities for an IoT-enabled world.
By 2025, automated cars will create a $25 billion industry. However, to be successful, says ADRF's Greg Najjar, carriers must maintain a diverse network and work closely with auto manufacturers.
IoT needs seamless, secure connectivity, one which can only be achieved through standards. The Broadband Forum's Jason Walls explains how USP fits the bill.
In today's technology-driven world, data is the new oil. However, to make technology successful in the auto industry, says Gemalto's Kate Migon, connectivity and security are key.
Digital identity is the ultimate "vehicle for success" that must underpin the new mobility. ForgeRock's Ashley Stevenson reviews the fundamentals of digital identity and explores its value and use ...
One of the oldest occupations in the history of mankind is getting a massive makeover filled with efficiencies thanks to the internet of things. Vodafone's Ludovico Fassati discusses the benefits ...
Qorvo's Cees Links explains how bulk acoustic wave filters can solve two key Wi-Fi and IoT issues: thermal challenges and interference challenges.
We are at the beginning of a new era of global connectivity. Tata Communications' Tim Sherwood explains why telcos are investing in 5G to transport larger amounts of data at higher speeds with ...
As businesses move from IoT experimentation to real-world IoT applications, there are a number of inflection points emerging. Twilio's Chetan Chaudhary discusses what these mean for developers.
How will the T-Mobile-Sprint merger affect enterprise mobility and IoT connectivity? MOBI's Josh Garrett takes a look.
Keysight Technologies' Cheryl Ajluni offers three things any business or product maker can do starting today to improve their chance of mission-critical IoT success.
IT pros are finding practical ways to make people-centric smart city initiatives their focus rather than getting distracted by technology.
Where are the real IoT business opportunities for MNOs to strategize and achieve volume, scale and growth? Huawei's Medhat Mahmoud discusses.
The success of a 5G network rollout, says Aricent's Ben Pietrabella, will depend in large part on the operator's ability to harness AI across the network value chain.
Unlicensed spectrum bands, such as CBRS and LAA, aim to increase blanket connectivity, but what about white space initiatives? Can they help improve IoT connectivity? ADRF's Greg Najjar discusses.
Cellular or Wi-Fi. Given each technology's bandwidth, cost, coverage and security characteristics, which should IoT application developers choose? Sierra Wireless' Philippe Guillemette discusses.
Embedded SIMs and soft SIMs are gathering pace, says Tata Communications' Tim Sherwood, helping IoT device manufacturers quickly and seamlessly connect devices worldwide.
The secret to choosing IoT connectivity technology, says Deloitte Consulting's Helena Lisachuk, is about focusing on your business not on the technology.
The right technology can help keep small- and medium-sized oil and gas producers in the game. However, as FreeWave's Scott Allen explains, connecting intelligent systems with the right technology ...
To accommodate the estimated 35 billion connected devices coming on the scene by 2020, says ADRF's Greg Najjar, mobile network density and availability will both need to increase at incredible rates.
IoT will drive employee productivity and improve customer interaction. Mindtree's Srinivas Bhagavatula discusses the benefits and challenges of using location sensing in the enterprise.
There is a lack of neutral network integrators able to deliver IoT network solutions using multiple technologies. Wireless 20/20's Berge Ayvazian explains.
5G is the catalyst needed to make industrial and enterprise augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality applications a reality, says Kaleido Insights's Jaimy Szymanski.
Technology-based perimeter security may have a potential use case in the U.S. again thanks to low-power sensors and the new 802.16s industrial wireless standard.
Connecting and powering IIoT sensors in the wild is challenging. Bryan Hughes of SpaceTime Insight explains how an old standby, SMS, may just save the day.
While natural disasters are outside the control of humans, IoT is being used to minimize the adversity resulting from natural occurrences and save lives.
Enterprises are adopting wearables to reap the benefits of people-generated data. However, few realize the challenge of securing them. MOBI's Josh Garrett offers tips to keep enterprise wearables safe.
NFC Forum's Paula Hunter highlights four products from CES 2018 that are good examples of NFC technology fueling innovation and product development.
When it comes to IoT PCBs, radio frequency is a whole new ballgame. NexLogic's Zulki Khan explains the RF considerations to keep in mind.
MOBI's Josh Garrett discusses trends for enterprise mobility in 2018, explaining why Microsoft will be relevant in mobility and why exclusive BYOD is out.
Bluetooth SIG's Jim Katsandres explains where the wireless revolution started and how it is evolving to handle the IoT landscape of the present and future.
802.11s will allow us to rethink how wireless networks are designed in individual homes and businesses and, eventually, communities and smart grids.
While reflecting on this year, whether the IoT predictions we all made last year came true and looking into the future, a few things stand out to me. First and foremost, companies realizing early ...
The number of IoT devices being added to networks if the stat most talked about, but it's the network planning aspect of IoT that should conjure discussions.
Autodesk's Lona Dallessandro takes a look at the rollback of the net neutrality ruling and the potential impacts it will have on the IoT market.
The internet of things needs direct device interactions, says Uday Davuluru of Lemonbeat GmbH, or it faces complexity, high costs and user dissatisfaction.
Bluetooth Mesh aims to be a one-size-fits-all technology for connecting IoT devices. Mark de Clercq of Dialog Semiconductor discusses.
With the growth of the internet of things and the rollout of 5G in sight, companies need to rethink how they serve the digitally connected consumer.
The internet of things will change the way first responders and public safety professionals do their jobs. ADRF's Greg Najjar discusses.
Vodafone's Andrew Morawski explores five key internet of things trends business leaders and IT teams should consider in the coming year.
The internet of things has changed the paradigm of single-vendor, end-to-end methodology; IoT is too complex to approach alone. Cisco's Maciej Kranz explains.
Existing technologies and standards -- including the cloud, LPWA and open IoT standards -- provide cities the tools needed to deploy smart city applications.
Business and technology trends are reshaping how computing happens at the edge and driving the need for a new edge infrastructure.
Stadiums around the country are offering dazzling, one-of-a-kind experiences to fans. Explore five such stadiums you should know about.
When it comes to IoT and life sciences, bringing digital insight into the production, distribution and usage of medicine holds great promise.
While the digital divide between rural communities and smart cities grows, 5G, telecom and IoT companies can improve connectivity to help close the gap.
Josh Garrett of MOBI gives a sneak peek into some of the results from the company's latest research on the future of enterprise mobility and IoT.
As internet of things use cases grow, the market is expanding towards the more advanced massive IoT and critical IoT deployments.
Smart city innovation is stifled. Mobile operators have the power to add the "smart" into cities and bring that bright future to life.
Following these three steps, IT leaders can consider the progressions of IoT data and edge computing and prepare for their widespread arrival.
Skyhook's Kipp Jones offers advice on defining your requirements for location in IoT and questions to get the best technology from your location service provider.
With ticket sales declining, stadiums need to make the game more than just a game. Enter the connected stadium, in which tech-savvy fans feel at home.
Silver Spring Networks' Don Reeves explains 10 'IoT rights" that customers should expect to receive from their network provider of choice.
IoT will help energy suppliers meet global energy demands, but the challenge lies in finding connectivity which offers both security and simplicity.
Technologies are emerging solve IoT's connectivity challenges. While 5G may seem like a panacea, ADRF's Greg Najjar says it isn't a one-size-fits-all solution.
In a recent white paper, Ericsson tested Bluetooth mesh and its ability to be used in industrial use cases. Learn about the results here.
Automating critical infrastructure doesn't have to directly correlate to substantially greater security risks. Full Spectrum's Stewart Kantor explains.
Smart farming is difficult and costly in areas where network connection in an issue. USSD is an affordable way to solve connectivity issues.
Once an IoT focus has been identified, start small with one project and follow the 4D's: discover, design, develop and deploy.
Join Prasanna Naik, an innovator at Riverbed Technology, on a journey as he discusses how SD-WAN itself can be perceived as IoT.
Apple iOS 11's support of NFC tags combined with the explosion of IoT devices means that IoT and NFC applications are soon to take off.
IoT systems operating over USSD are ideal for insurance and logistics firms looking to track and monitor goods, says ThingStream's Neil Hamilton.
Ryan Mallory of Equinix explains three reasons that offloading internet traffic at the digital edge can free your business from IoT data gridlock.
By making IoT technology more affordable, mass adoption and therefore significant benefits could be achieved in supply chains across the globe.
Recent legislation calls for new IoT security measures. But as ThingStream's Neil Hamilton points out, the answer might already be in use today.
Can millions of "dumb" devices connect without compromising security? Openwave Mobility's Aman Brar explains why cellular IoT, or CIoT, may be the solution.
Low power, wide area network standards are allowing us to truly realize the vision of IoT; Sierra Wireless CTO Philippe Guillemette explains.
To instill consumer confidence and secure IoT, the industry needs a new robust layer of end-to-end security for connected devices. MNOs can help.
It is becoming more important than ever for businesses to ensure they have the right IoT strategy and LPWAN technologies in place to suit their needs.
While telematics is being used in a broad range of industries, usage has been particularly strong in the area of automotive vehicles.
Learn key steps sports venues need to take to becomes connected venues with built-in innovation and the ability to infuse new technology on the fly.
Wireless charging is becoming critical in the workplace, especially more work is conducted digitally and more devices than ever are connecting to IoT.
The internet of things has simplified daily business operations for several industries to a degree that is almost unmeasurable. It is on track to be an additional business-critical component of ...
Only after you have separated the FHSS myths from reality will it be possible to see the value of FHSS for networks now and in the future.
IBM Master Inventor Lisa Seacat DeLuca's 'The Internet of Mysterious Things' combines IoT and NFC to better explain today's technology to children.
CSPs hope IoT will propel their next big growth phase; but monetization, ROI and the sheer nature of IoT makes it a complex undertaking.