At MWC 2017, a cutting-edge, crazy showcase of IoT solutions

The GSMA’s Innovation City at MWC created a space to reveal some of the most cutting-edge mobile-enabled products and services in the world today. There was plenty of spectacle worthy tech including connected vehicles (even a rickshaw), a robot playing a drumkit and immersive VR experiences.  Yet some of the most interesting are those that solve […]

Malaysia aims to leap forward in smart home technology

I-City and Huawei have recently combined forces to speed up the development of more advanced smart homes that can track and manage appliances, lights, air conditioners and various other devices.  This project is possible due to the popularity of Cloud, Communications and IoT in the marketplace, and is scheduled to target Kuala Lumpur in Comverse@I-City […]

Dubai crowned as Gulf region’s top smart city

A new study has ranked Dubai as the top smart city in the Persian Gulf region, thanks to its strategic vision and practical approach. An article by Computer News Middle East reported on the recent study by research firm Navigant Consulting. The report was commissioned by Chinese tech telecoms equipment maker Huawei. In the report, […]

Hypercat standard becomes Australian IoT cat’s meow

The chaotic Internet of Things (IoT) space just got a bit less fragmented as an Australian consortium chose to back the Hypercat technology standard. The Hypercat Australia group recently launched its efforts as a counterpart to the UK-based alliance pushing the Hypercat standard. This comes against the backdrop of competing standards vying for dominance in […]

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Australia to spend millions making its cities smarter

Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberal government, which won the federal election last month, has revealed a Smart Cities and Suburbs Program, with the intention of bringing local councils and tech firms to the table. The $50 million program calls for local councils to implement smart city technology to improve cities and suburbs. Federal funds will back part […]

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Huawei and GE team up to power industrial IoT

General Electric is bringing its industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform to China, and has partnered with local giant Huawei to win more factory and utility contracts. As part of the deal, Huawei will push GE’s Predix, an industrial IoT operating system, as its recommended platform to Chinese customers. See Also: Huawei bets tomorrow’s smart […]

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Huawei wants in on Australia smart cities

Huawei has expressed its desire to implement more smart city and safety tech inside Australia in the near future, a move sure to excite the country’s incumbent Liberal Party, which published a Smart Cities Plan in April. The Chinese networking giant has two major platforms, Smart City and Safe Cities. The smart city platform integrates […]