[Interview] Industry Experts on Choosing Your IoT Network

Jason Elliott, 5G market development manager Samuele Machi, marketing manager, 4th industrial revolution   ReadWrite: When we talk about networking around IoT there’s a lot of smaller networking models e.g mesh networks and protocols. Everything from that to large networks talking about 5g deployments. So, there’s a lot of issues for large enterprises to plan around […]

Why data security is really everyone’s challenge today

The prevalence and proliferation of connected devices has undoubtedly improved efficiency in people’s lives, but the massive amounts of personal data required to operate such devices has raised numerous safety and security concerns. We spoke with Gerald Reddig, Nokia’s head of security marketing, and Daisy Su, Nokia’s connected device platform marketing manager, to gain a better […]

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Nokia rebrands all Withings products a year after acquisition

Nokia has rebranded all Withings products and will be retiring the brand, a year after acquiring the French health-tech company for $191 million. The three wearables, Go, Steel, and Steel HR, will remain part of Nokia’s portfolio. Go is a simple E-Ink activity and sleep tracker with one year charge, available for $50. Steel does […]

What are the key drivers to successful enterprise IoT development?

As IoT moves beyond pure data collection how do companies stay on top of this market and pull the most value from it? We sat down recently with three IoT authorities from Nokia: Khamis Abulgubein, IoT market development for automotive and transportation; Lee L’Esperance, IoT business modeling and Jacques Vermeulen, Nokia global Smart City business development. […]

Nokia helps make Chengdu region into a smart powerhouse

Forget smart cities, smart regions are where it’s at. Nokia is putting its significant smart city-building experience to work helping to create a smart region from the ground up. TianFu New Area is a collection of cities, towns, villages, and districts planned to cover 609 square miles of territory in western China. Launched in December of […]

Is Nokia growing into contender in emerging tech?

It would be easy, upon reading the news, to mistake Nokia as simply a mobile phone company, successfully re-releasing their retro style phones for those who prefer a less connected technology experience and enjoying playing snake. But Nokia has been at work in other tech verticals across a range of capacities. Let’s take a look […]

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 […]

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UK’s Bristol wins laurels for its programmable city initiative

The future-friendly city of Bristol received a notable Internet of Things (IoT) award for its programmable city initiative. Globe Newswire said that the southwest U.K. city recently won the Smart City Award at the World Communications Awards & Internet of Things Awards in London. The city was recognized for its Bristol is Open project, which is […]

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 […]

Audi wants to humanize its autonomous car

The latest update to Audi’s A7 autonomous prototype car, named Jack, adds human-like functionality to make the car seem less robotic. Audi implemented the new functions to give trucks and other large vehicles more room when passing them on the road, alongside moving closer to the edge of the lane before turning signals on to […]

America trumps Europe in fitness wearables

A new report confirms that Americans really love their gadgetry, buying almost twice the number of smartwatches and fitness wearables than Western Europeans. An article by Warc.com cites a recent report by research firm Kantar Worldpanel that broke down wearable buying patterns in the U.S. compared to Europeans. The report found that an average of […]

Fitness wearables bulk up as consolidation trends build

With the health and fitness wearables segment growing rapidly, big players are bulking up in order to compete in a fast growing global market. In a recent article, TheStreet.com observes the mounting consolidation-related activity in the health wearables space. And with Woodside Capital Partners predicting global shipments of wearables to grow from 19.6 million units […]