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Councils use IoT sensors to tackle flooding

Two London borough councils have partnered with remote monitoring specialists Aquasition to trial the use of sensors which they claim will help prevent flooding.

Sutton and Kingston Councils are deploying the sensors, which use Internet of Things (IoT) technology to ...

Nokia launches blockchain-powered Data Marketplace

Nokia has launched a new platform to facilitate data monetisation for businesses with secure sharing of data and artificial intelligence (AI).

The Nokia Data Marketplace as-a-service will offer what the Swedish telecoms giant claims is a “blockchain-powered data ...

5G MicroCore launched to support Industry 4.0

Software provider Enea has launched its new 5G MicroCore which it claims will be key to supporting private enterprise networks for Industry 4.0.

Enea has announced it it is trialling the 5G MicroCore in Asia on existing private 5G networks. The 5G MicroCore is based ...

Nokia deploys narrowband ‘Internet of Things’ with Etisalat

Saudi Arabian telecommunications giant Etihad Etisalat has teamed up with Nokia to deploy narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology across its network infrastructure.

The deployment on Etisalat’s mobile and internet brand Mobily was done in the 800 MHz ...

Deutsche Telekom names new head of IoT

Deutsche Telekom has named Dennis Nikles as the new managing director of its Internet of Things (IoT) division.

According to the company, Nikles will take over responsibility for its entire IoT business, including production and technology, starting this month. ...

Welsh government developing 5G-led tech cluster in Ebbw Vale

The Welsh Government has announced the next phase of its £100m Tech Valleys programme which will see the development of a 5G ‘technology cluster’ in Ebbw Vale.

The new project within the Tech Valleys programme, entitled 5G Wales Unlocked, will see a technology ...

ARM introduces first new chip architecture in a decade

British technology giant ARM has launched ARMv9, its first new chip in a decade, offering "enhanced 5G processing, machine learning and augmented reality capabilities."

According to the company, the new Armv9 architecture will “form the leading edge of the next 300 ...

Toyota breaks ground at 175-acre ‘smart city’ in Japan

Automotive giant Toyota has begun work on building what it is calling “the city of the future” powered by robots and artificial intelligence (AI) on a 175-acre site in Japan.

The “Woven City”, which will be built at a site at the base of Mount Fuji, will house up to ...

Relay acquires IoT cybersecurity firm

HealthTech firm Relay has announced the acquisition of Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity company Cybeats Technologies.

Relay has said that the acquisition of the Toronto-based firm will “fortify its critical pandemic device deployments” during COVID-19 and ...

Covid-19 “slowing IoT growth”, study shows

A new study from Strategy Analytics has revealed a slower than expected growth in Internet of Things (IoT) connections due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The ‘IoT Cellular Connections by Air Interface by Region’ report found that 5G accounted for less than one per cent of ...

Ericsson completes Cradlepoint acquisition

Ericsson has completed its acquisition of Cradlepoint, which provides wireless WAN edge 4G/5G solutions for the enterprise market. According to Ericsson, the investment is key to its “ongoing strategy of capturing market share in the rapidly expanding 5G enterprise space.”

ETSI launches new radio interface for IoT

ETSI has launched a new set of DECT-2020 New Radio standards - the ETSI TS 103 636 series.

According to the organisation, the new standard “defines an advanced radio interface applying modern radio technologies. It is designed to provide a slim but powerful technology ...

UK police air service carries out UAV trials

The National Police Air Service has conducted an initial evaluation of drone technology in order to examine its potential value on the frontline.

The trial included a series of simulated ‘police aviation scenarios,’ currently fulfilled by the organisation’s existing ...

Hytera develops remote temperature detection tech

Hytera has developed a new temperature screening solution to help stop the spread of COVID-19, designed for deployment in ‘high traffic’ public areas.

According to the company, the technology provides instant non-contact, preliminary temperature screening alongside ...

Hospitality ‘track and trace’ app developed in a day

Tech start-up Zing has developed a free app to help pubs and restaurants securely capture customer details during the sector’s current tentative re-opening.

According to the company, the ‘Safe 2 Serve’ app was created in a single day, using the Twilio platform. It is ...

COVID-19 'track and trace' standards group sets timescale

The ETSI ‘Europe for Privacy-Preserving Pandemic Protection’ (E4P) industry specification group has held its first two meetings, and set out its work programme.

The group aims to contribute to the development of backwards-compatible/interoperable proximity tracing ...


AI-assisted tool for tackling Coronavirus

Researchers at Cambridge University are developing an open-source, artificial intelligence-assisted tool for the diagnosis of COVID-19.

According to the institution, the solution is intended to provide a “prediction model that can rapidly and reliably diagnose a ...

South East police forces deploy evidence automation system

A consortium of four UK police forces are rolling-out NICE’s Investigate digital evidence management solution.

Operating under the acronym SERIP (the South East Regional Integrated Policing Programme), the forces involved are Hampshire, Thames Valley, Surrey and ...

Major UK airport rolls-out drone threat management system

Bristol Airport is installing Clearsky, an anti-drone solution manufactured by telent, in collaboration with Digital Global Systems (DGS).

According to a statement, the technology will enable local security forces to “accurately detect, identify, and monitor” drone ...

Sizeable increase in global small cell deployment predicted

Privately rolled-out enterprise networks will drive the small cell market to 26 million units by 2026, according to a report published this week by Rethink Technology Research.

The cells, according to the organisation’s RAN Research service, will be “increasingly ...


Coronavirus contact tracing solution launched

Everbridge has developed a product aimed at helping businesses get back to business as usual, by speeding up contact tracing.

According to the company, the solution provides an “automated approach” to tracking exposure to the virus in the workplace. It does this by ...


Nokia adds 5G services to its WING IoT platform

Nokia is enhancing its Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) managed service platform by adding 5G and edge capabilities.

Nokia said that operators can access the service with minimal capital expenditure as they do not have to invest in global infrastructure. This is ...
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