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Verizon and Nissan demonstrate edge computing for improved connected-vehicle communication

Verizon and Nissan used sensors and edge technology to create 'a multi-viewpoint picture of potential safety hazards,' which was relayed to the driver Verizon has announced the completion of its cellular vehicle-to-everything communication (C-V2X) research with Nissan North America’s Research and Advanced Engineering team. The...

Nokia, Vodafone India Foundation deploy more than 400 sensors as part of SmartAgri solution

The deployment will benefit more than 50,000 farmers in India Nokia and Vodafone India Foundation, the CSR arm of Vi, have deployed a Smart Agriculture (SmartAgri) solution as part of a pilot that is being implemented in 100 locations in the states of Madhya Pradesh...

Using Bluetooth to hunt murder hornets

Remember when murder hornets were peak 2020? Whatever happened to them, anyway? Well, the Washington Department of Agriculture has been trying to find their nests in order to eradicate the striped beasties before they can get more than a foothold in the Pacific Northwest....

Concept smart tire uses 5G to communicate with drivers

Smart tire technology can help make the roads safer and is a further step towards autonomous driving Pirelli has made a tire that can transmit road surface information to the driver and other cars on the road through the 5G wireless network. Equipped with an...

Cisco, Connexin deliver UK’s first purpose-built Smart City Operating System

The Smart City Operating System will turn the city of Hull into a programmable city Hull, a city located on England’s north-east coast, will become the first city in the U.K. to establish a purpose-built Smart City Operating System (OS). Using an internet of things...

SK Telecom secures contract to deploy 5G-based smart traffic system

  The Korean telco will initially deploy 2,000 5G sensors developed by Samsung Electronics South Korea’s largest carrier, SK Telecom, was awarded a contract to deploy 5G infrastructure to support a smart traffic system in Seoul, local press reported. Seoul’s cooperative-intelligent transport system (C-ITS) project has a...

SK Telecom to install earthquake-detecting sensors at 8,000 base stations

The Korean telco said that initial plans stipulate the deployment of 300 sensors in the short term Korean operator SK Telecom announced plans to install earthquake-detecting sensors at its base stations in 8,000 spots nationwide to improve earthquake forecasting, Korean press reported. The carrier signed...

Wireless fire detection systems market to generate revenues of $500 million by 2024

According to a new report by Global Market Insights, China is currently the dominant player in this market due to strict government regulations Revenues from the wireless fire detection systems market are expected to reach $500 million globally by 2024, according to a recent research...

Test and Measurement: Keysight reports record revenues

Keysight Technologies saw its revenues grow 31% year-over-year to $990 million, up from $753 million during the same period last year. Keysight President and CEO Ron Nersesian said that the growth was "driven by broad-based core order strength as customers accelerate development in our...

DARPA wants an “ocean of things”

The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency is kicking off a new program that envisions taking the internet of things to grand scale, using IoT technology for "persistent situational awareness over large ocean areas" -- or what it calls the "ocean of things." DARPA's Ocean of...

Top 50 of 2017, Part 2: IoT hype, sensors, 5G FWA

Editors note: This week we’ll take a look back at the 50 stories that drew the highest level of engagement from our RCR Wireless News community.  Mobile devices making data connections must be configured with an LTE APN Within the Long Term Evolution (LTE) network infrastructure...

Sensors, big data fuel Canadian research on spectrum visibility

CRC studies spectrum using sensor network and big data analytics A unique approach to spectrum monitoring and information about the RF environment is being taken by the Communications Research Centre Canada in Ottawa. CRC has developed a prototype system for advanced spectrum monitoring that relies...

How augmented reality can benefit humanity

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Ori Inbar, co-founder and CEO of augmentedreality.org, gave a keynote address titled “Superpowers to Change the Word: How Augmented Reality Helps Advance Humanity” at the 2017 Sensors Expo and Conference this week. Augmented reality vs. virtual reality AR and virtual reality (VR) are two...

LiDAR sensors could make driverless cars affordable

How long will it be until self-driving cars become part of daily life? For some Americans, the future is literally right around the corner. Google parent Alphabet is preparing to put Chrysler Pacifica minivans that drive themselves onto public roads in Phoenix and Mountain...

Sensor types and their IoT use cases

Many sensor types for the many IoT use cases. Sensors are the troops of the "internet of things," the on-the-ground pieces of hardware doing the critical work of monitoring processes, taking measurements and collecting data. They are often one of the first...

Case study: Thingworx platform helps company prove energy savings

Thingworx platform proves energy savings. Steam systems are one of the largest energy consumers in the United States, making up almost 15% of the country's annual energy usage. There exist 50,000 district and industrial facilities in the country. Pittsburgh-based Embedded Energy Technology...

Machine learning is leading the way to a smarter internet of things

What is machine learning and what can it do? You step into the tennis section of your local sports store looking for a new racket when a notification alerts you of a coupon on Wilson products. Something must have picked up your location along with...

Audi’s largest production center deploys IoT-enabled smart parking

Audi’s Ingolstadt, Germany, factory is its largest and the second largest in Europe, producing 566,646 cars in 2015. It is where the auto manufacturer produces its A3, A4, A5, Q2 and Q5 models and is considered by the company as its "most important location." The...

Analyst Angle: Sensors to play a significant part in the age of technological disruption

Applications of sensors ranging from health care to automotive have introduced innovative approaches of operation, providing safety and convenience. Sensors have made their way into every aspect of human lives ranging from smartphones to health care. Consumer electronics products are utilizing the devices to...

Offering IoT solutions from physical sensors to LPWAN

We sat down with Guillaume Houssay, co-founder and CEO of Qowisio North America, to discuss the company's view on providing LoRa-based low power wide area network services in a more targeted basis rather than looking to provide the widest possible coverage. France-based Qowisio offers...

What is complex event processing and why is it needed for IoT?

What is CEP? Complex event processing is an emerging network technology commonly used in the "internet of things" that uses distributed message-based systems, databases and applications to derive conclusions from data in real time or near-real time. It is a kind of computing in which...

How IoT can be used to protect and restore the environment

New IoT solutions for age-old problems The increasing capabilities and awareness of the "internet of things" are providing more avenues for companies and organizations to keep the environment safe. Here are use cases of how IoT can help protect and restore our endangered world. Animal tracking Global organizations...

Smart street lighting enabled by LoRaWAN network in Budapest test site

A LoRaWAN test town for Hungary Szada is a small town on the outskirts of Budapest, Hungary, with a population of around 5,000. Its economy has relied on agriculture for centuries, with a recent trend towards vine growing. Thanks to its proximity to Budapest, Szada...

Monitoring air quality in a smart city using a sensor network

Transparency based on open data is another hallmark of a smart city Reemphasized by the ongoing, United Nations-hosted Marrakech Climate Change Conference, reducing levels of greenhouse gases in an effort to combat global warming is a major priority of world governments. And while smart city...

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