What are smart grids?

Traditional power grids, as most of us understand them, were designed towards the end of the 19th century. We spoke to the EVP for Global Power Products Division at Schneider Electric, Rohan Kelkar, who gave us an introduction to smart…

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…

Xilinx and NEC accelerate next-gen 5G Radio Units for global deployment

Xilinx and NEC Corporation have announced that the companies are collaborating on NEC’s next-generation 5G Radio Units (RUs) expected to be available for global deployment in 2022. Xilinx 7nm Versal AI Core series devices, which are currently shipping in volume…

XLE technology boosts location accuracy of Bluetooth LE IoT tags

Link Labs, provider of an end-to-end IoT platform for locating, managing and monitoring equipment, supplies and assets anywhere at any time, has announced the release of its Xtreme Low Energy (XLETM) technology for IoT asset tracking. An innovative, patented wireless…

MVNO in the 5G era: opportunities that must be seized

In this article, Hamish White, CEO of telecommunications software provider, Mobilise, explores the 5G future of the MVNO. The Ericsson Mobility Report states that 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed half a billion by the end of 2021 – making 5G…

Ringover opens UK facility as demand for telecoms tech soars

Ringover is solidifying its UK presence with a new London facility. Over the past year, the company has seen demand for its services soar by 230% as businesses across the globe transitioned to working from home. Now, as companies adopt…

5G smartphones to represent over 50% of smartphone sales revenue by 2025

A new study by Juniper Research has found that 5G compatible smartphones will account for over 50% of smartphone sales revenue by 2025; rising to $337bn from $108bn in 2021. It urged mobile handset vendors to ensure hardware maximises the…

The best of WiFi and LPWAN

High data rates and a simple network structure have made WiFi one of the most common wireless standards. But WiFi has a flaw – its low range. This is why the WiFi Alliance developed IEEE 802.11ah for longer-distance wireless. The…

How can manufacturers of meet the challenges of a connected world?

Adequate safety, quality and performance are no longer enough for consumers. They want Electrical and Electronic (EE) products that exceed their expectations, and in a connected world, they have the means to influence the way manufacturers and other consumers behave.…

Swap desks for deckchairs this summer by using the power of 5G networks

During the past year and a half we have witnessed significant changes to our lives, especially around the traditional ‘9-5’ working day. Today, for a majority of Brits, remote working is fast becoming the new normal. While this offers many benefits,…