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Toyota, Intel, and Ericsson create connected car data consortium

Denso, Ericsson, Intel, NTT Docomo, and Toyota have formed the Automotive Edge Computing consortium, a new association dedicated to building an ecosystem for connected car data. Bringing millions of cars online will require a major overhaul of road infrastructure, alongside new networking standards and data centers to send, receive, and store data. See Also: U.K. […]

Shippers setting sail via Internet of (Floating) Things

No place on land or sea is safe from being connected. And now it seems the marine industry is at last diving into Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) with both feet. RCR Wireless News reports shipping companies are increasingly harnessing the data produced by their vessels. However, technology giant Ericsson says the marine industry lags behind alternative […]

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Ericsson connects Maersk’s vessel fleet at sea with IoT

The world’s largest shipping container firm, Maersk Line, has brought two thirds of its vessels online in a partnership with Ericsson. It took the Swedish networking giant four years to bring the fleet online. Ericsson built a floating DSM network that can track individual cargo loads and provide real-time information back to Maersk Line customers. […]

Scandinavia leaps ahead of everyone in IoT deployment

Scandinavia is pulling ahead of the rest of the world on Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, according to a new report from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a United Nations specialized agency. The report showed the twenty countries with the most machine to machine subscriptions relative to 100 mobile subscriptions. Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark […]

Is Stockholm the world’s smartest city?

Ericsson, a world leader in communications technology and services, recently released a report naming Stockholm as the highest-ranking city in the Networked Society City Index for 2016. The index studies the performance of 41 cities all around the globe, focusing on two perspectives: ICT Maturity, which studies ICT infrastructure, affordability and usage, and Sustainable Urban […]

Ericsson sees a wearable future that’s easy to swallow

A recent study by Ericsson ConsumerLab, shows wearables to be growing in popularity, and the expectations for these devices to be increasing as well. Ericsson ConsumerLab, a leading research company with over 20 years experience in studying people’s behaviors and values, recently conducted an online survey of 5,000 Android and Iphone smartphone users between the ages […]

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Ericsson: IoT connections will crush mobile by 2018

Internet of Things (IoT) connections will surpass mobile by 2018, according to communications giant Ericsson. In the firm’s annual Mobility Report, it said IoT connections will climb by 23 per cent annually for the next five years, hitting 16 billion in 2021. See also: Are insurance devices the next billion dollar IoT market? That’s a […]

Will utilities drive IoT security market growth?

Utilities will be among the sectors rushing to keep their fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) systems safe from hackers will drive growth in the IoT security market by 55% between 2016 and 2020, according to a new study. The report by MarketResearchReports.biz entitled “Global Internet of Things Security Market 2016-2020” found that IoT security will be […]

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Hackers drive huge global IoT security market growth

The widespread deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is driving increased security breaches that will spark incredible growth in the IoT security industry. A recent study by MarketResearchReports.biz predicts that compound annual growth in the IoT security market will reach nearly 55% over the next year. “With the continuously widening expanse of 2G, 3G, […]