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Cobot colleagues: how robots will help leaders reinvent the workplace

– Originally written by Michel Spruijt, senior vice president of International Business and general manager of Brain Corp – In the space of a year, workplaces of all kinds have been transformed and have had to adapt their practices to…

How business connectivity solutions can increase productivity in a hybrid working world

– Originally written by Oliver Rowe, founder and CEO of Fusion Communications – While remote and hybrid working practices were already on the rise pre-pandemic, the events of the past 18 months have permanently changed the working landscape. Research carried…

Xergy closes £4.25m investment round to scale up Proteus

The investment comes as the Aberdeen-based tech startup, which enables customers in the transforming energy space to digitally transform whilst connecting to rated talent, embarks on the next phase of its growth. Xergy Group has announced the closing of a…

Stovaris distributes Actility LoRaWAN solutions for smart cities

Stovaris, a Polish IoT distributor with more than 30 years of experience in the IT market in Poland, is now an Actility Channel Partner. Stovaris is a company in IoT distribution with a team specialised in all the areas needed for…

Enabling the switch to secure remote learning with cloud-based hardware

Lanner, a hardware provider for advanced network appliances and rugged industrial computers, was approached by a customer who was searching for the ideal hardware appliance, capable of supporting the deployment of a K-12 education system. The system would serve millions…

The appeal of Bluetooth watches

– Originally written by Franz Dugand, director of Sales & Marketing, Wireless IoT BU, CEVA – Smart phones are unquestionably powerful and all-capable but, in some ways, they’ve become the new ‘luggable’. Rather bulky, somewhat heavy and not as convenient…

“Alexa… Do I own a smart home?”

When I asked my echo dot, ‘what is a smart home?’ Alexa replied, “Smart home devices are connected to your WiFi and can be controlled with apps or automated. I can control some devices like light bulbs and switches.” Not…

Deployment of gateway security services accelerated from months to weeks

Cyber security provider F-Secure announced a combined offering with KAON Broadband, a source of integrated solutions featuring home network devices and associated revenue-generating services, and Incognito, a leading global provider of broadband service orchestration software solutions. It will deliver a…

Ubiquitous mobile broadband to become a commodity?

– Originally written by Anatoli Levine, director, Products and Standards, Softil – The advent of ubiquitously available mobile broadband is changing the way the world communicates, allowing literally everything – every piece of technology, no matter how small or large…

Test specification to comply with Consumer IoT security standard

ETSI has released the test specification for the existing ETSI EN 303 645, the consumer IoT security standard. This test specification, ETSI TS 103 701, describes how a conformity assessment is performed in a structured and comprehensive way. This will allow supplier…