In a boost for one of the emerging IoT networks, Australian Sigfox operator, Thinxtra, has secured a contract from tank monitoring company, Silicon Controls, to provide connectivity on Sigfox networks.
IDC are reporting that China may become the world’s largest wearable customer in 2017, if sales continue to surge as they have in 2016.
A report from Honeywell suggests that 67% of respondents to a survey they ran on Industrial Internet of Things, were planning on investing, even as they lower spending elsewhere.
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The GSMA has announced that it has established the ‘Mobile IoT Initiative’, a new project backed by 26 of the world’s leading mobile operators, OEMs, chipset, module and infrastructure companies, designed to address the use of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) solutions in licensed spectrum. The new group will work to accelerate the commercial availability [...]
A majority of Canadian business respondents to a recent Microsoft poll said they are "completely unaware" of what the IoT is, with one in four saying they are not clear on how it could impact their business.