Real-time water quality sensors installed at wild swimming locations

Real-time water quality sensors are being deployed at wild swimming locations and beaches across southern England. This initiative aims to provide swimmers with immediate information about potential health risks associated with polluted water.

The rollout follows a successful pilot study at Warleigh Weir near Bath, where an AI-based system demonstrated an impressive 87% accuracy rate in predicting high bacterial levels. This breakthrough showcases the potential of IoT and AI...

Cellular IoT market hits $15B in 2023, poised for growth with 5G

The cellular IoT market experienced significant growth in 2023, with mobile operators worldwide earning $15 billion from 3.56 billion cellular IoT connections.

The cellular IoT market experienced significant growth in 2023, with mobile operators worldwide earning $15 billion from 3.56 billion cellular IoT connections.

According to IoT Analytics' Global Cellular IoT Connectivity Tracker & Forecast, mobile operator IoT revenue has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16% since 2010, with projections indicating an acceleration to over 18% CAGR through 2030.

Revenue growth outpaces other sectors

In 2023, the IoT...

VTOL pioneer Lilium signs record-breaking deal

German electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft manufacturer Lilium has signed a binding sales agreement with Saudia Group for 50 Lilium Jets, with options for an additional 50.

The deal – signed at Lilium's headquarters near Munich – marks the largest of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and represents the largest reported firm order of eVTOL aircraft by an airline planning to operate them.

The agreement – which follows a...

UnaBiz aims to revolutionise asset tracking with Sigfox Atlas Sparks

UnaBiz, a leading IoT service provider and integrator, has announced the launch of the Sigfox Atlas Sparks beta. This geolocation service is set to transform asset tracking in the supply chain and logistics sector, building upon the success of their previous offering, Sigfox Atlas Wifi ML.

The IoT landscape has long grappled with the challenge of cost-effectively tracking large fleets of assets while maintaining high accuracy. Sigfox Atlas Sparks addresses this issue head-on by...

Advancing digital twins: ScaleOut Software’s version 3 redefines real-time management

“Real-time” digital twins represent an evolution of the digital twin concept beyond product design of physical assets to their use in real-time monitoring and alerting. They also can simulate assets interacting in real-world scenarios for predictive modelling, providing insights that drive optimisation and innovation. By mirroring the physical world digitally, they help organisations identify emerging issues, optimise performance, and enhance the decision-making...

VIA partners with Rutronik to expand edge AI solutions

VIA Technologies is partnering with Rutronik to bring advanced IoT, edge AI, and computer vision technologies to a broader customer base, particularly in the industrial, retail, and commercial sectors.

The partnership comes at a time when edge computing is gaining traction across various industries, driven by the need for real-time data processing and reduced latency in IoT applications. VIA's intelligent edge solutions, powered by MediaTek Genio processors, offer a comprehensive...

Research: Vodafone leads IoT connectivity, Telefónica in services

Transforma Insights has identified the key trends shaping the IoT connectivity market and highlighted the leading mobile network operators (MNOs) and mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in the space.

The report, based on in-depth discussions with 25 global cellular connectivity providers, reveals a rapidly evolving landscape marked by new technologies and business models.

Key trends identified in the report include:

A shift towards device-to-cloud...

Lee House, IoT83: Exploring the state of IoT applications across industries

CEO of IoT83 explores the state of IoT applications across industries

The IoT promises enhanced levels of efficiency, productivity, and innovation across industries. However, transforming this concept into reality has been challenging, with many companies still struggling to fully leverage the potential of IoT technologies.

Lee House, founder and CEO of IoT83, dives into how the Internet of Things ecosystem is changing, highlighting the critical role of platforms like Flex83 from IoT83 in moving beyond mere connectivity. With nearly a decade of...

How IoT is revolutionising cryptocurrency

The IoT has spread to countless households over the past few years as smart devices become a crucial part of our daily lives. Smart TVs, fridges, thermostats, and even virtual assistant devices have taken some of the hassle out of daily living - and now they may also be about to start mining cryptocurrency too.

Using IoT devices to mine crypto may sound like a sci-fi fantasy but as of today, it's an emerging reality. Let's take a look at how devices could and are being used to...

LG strengthens IoT portfolio with Athom purchase

LG has acquired an 80 percent stake in Athom, a Netherlands-based smart home platform company, with plans to purchase the remaining 20 percent within three years.

The acquisition will integrate Athom's extensive connectivity capabilities, which link thousands of appliances, sensors, and lighting devices, with LG's generative AI-enabled ThinQ platform. This combination is expected to create an AI home that delivers personalised environments tailored to customer...