The Power of Virtual Reality: Transforming the Digital World

By 2030, almost 23.5 million jobs internationally could be integrating AR and VR technologies, confirming the fast-growing trend of immersive tech in many sectors.

Through virtual reality (VR), creating such absorbing and intelligent games, the industry is leading the field of digital transformation and paving the way for the new future of the global community. In this article, we are going to analyze the potential of virtual reality and its capability to change the digital space...

Disused Northamptonshire railway tunnel to become world-leading test facility for self-driving vehicles

A disused railway tunnel in Northamptonshire is set to become a world-leading test facility for the self-driving vehicles of tomorrow.

The 2.7km Catesby Tunnel has officially joined CAM Testbed UK, a global centre for the innovation and development of connected and self-driving vehicle technologies. Operated by Catesby Projects, official worldwide resellers of Catesby Tunnel, the first-of-its-kind facility will become the sixth test facility to join the network.

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Jason Mann, SAS: How IoT is shaping the world for the better

TechForge recently caught up with Jason Mann, VP of IoT at data and AI leader SAS, as he explained how companies can utlise the Internet of Things effectively, and how the technology is improving sustainability around the globe.

What are the latest trends in IoT you’re seeing develop this year?

A major trend is the continued emergence of GenAI, which is further accelerating the adoption of AI in IoT.

With sensors more widespread than ever, producing ever...

Millions of smart meters in Britain not working correctly

The UK's Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (Desnez) has revealed that 4.31 million smart meters have not been operating in smart mode.

At the end of 2023, 3.98 million were found to be faulty, with the trade association for the energy industry, Energy UK, subsequently instructing suppliers to replace broken meters.

There are almost 35 million smart meters in Great Britain and the majority are operating as intended according to Smart Energy GB, a not-for-profit...

America’s FCC introduces IoT cybersecurity labelling

The US Federal Communications Commission has voted to create a voluntary cybersecurity labelling program for wireless consumer Internet of Things (IoT) products.

Under the program, qualifying consumer smart products that meet robust cybersecurity standards will bear a label - including a new 'US Cyber Trust Mark' - that will help consumers make informed purchasing decisions, differentiate trustworthy products in the marketplace, and create incentives for manufacturers to meet...

Richard Moser, LEGIC: The benefits of introducing IoT into the supply chain

Richard Moser, Legic

LEGIC is an end-to-end security platform for smartphone- and smartcard-based access, mobility, shared resource and industrial IoT applications.

According to Richard Moser, the company’s business development manager, LEGIC offers convenient embedded security for access, data, & configuration - enabling secure digital interaction between people and things.

“Following this principle our platform consists of security modules (SMs) with already implemented RFID/or...

KORE snaps up Twilio’s IoT wing

KORE Group Holdings, a specialist in IoT Solutions and worldwide IoT Connectivity-as-a-Service ("IoT CaaS"), has agreed to acquire Twilio's IoT business unit as part of a growth strategy to provide customers with a unified, seamless approach to launching IoT solutions as the world's leading pure-play IoT provider.

As consideration for the acquisition, Twilio, the customer engagement platform that drives real-time, personalised experiences for today's leading brands, will receive...

Vodafone’s 4G now available in 50+ rural UK locations

Vodafone customers living, working or visiting 57 rural communities and locations across the UK are now receiving 4G as part of Vodafone’s ongoing commitment to the nationwide Shared Rural Network (SRN) programme. 

The arrival of Vodafone 4G at sites in locations from Orkney Islands to Devon means residents, businesses and visitors are now enjoying faster and more reliable data speeds as well as better quality voice calls.

The Shared Rural Network (SRN) programme...

Minima and Inferrix partner to boost security on millions of connected devices

Minima and Inferrix, both innovators in blockchain and IoT infrastructure, have joined forces to spearhead a ground-breaking innovation in IoT connectivity and asset management for smart buildings and smart cities.

Through their partnership, Minima's cutting-edge decentralised mobile native blockchain technology will potentially be integrated with Inferrix's impressive array of IoT edge and AI products. These include wireless sensors, controllers, and intelligent gateways designed...

Intelsat expands global reach for Deutsche Telekom IoT

A German flag at Platz der Republik, Berlin, Germany.

Intelsat, operator of an integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and provider of inflight connectivity, has revealed that Deutsche Telekom IoT (DT IoT) intends to integrate Intelsat FlexEnterprise into its cloud-based IoT offering to extend IoT solutions to locations regardless of the availability of fibre or cellular connectivity options.

IoT services are increasingly used across a diverse array of businesses – collecting data from thousands of devices to...