Microsoft introduced its Windows 10 IoT Core Services to the industry at the Computex 2018. The platform enables enterprises to commercialize their IoT solutions by providing a business model that has an ongoing long-term value. Now, the company has released a public preview of the operating system for Internet of Things devices along with the
Samsung Electronics has just launched its next-generation refrigerator, the Samsung Family Hub 3.0. The reason the company is calling this as the next generation refrigerator is because this is an IoT-enabled family hub which is likely to revolutionize the Indian refrigerator industry while setting a new standard for connected living . This is not the
The next generation of mobile telephony, 5G, is expected to be the most transformative one. It promises to open new ways to connect people and consume content. In fact, future modes of transportation including self-driving cars, future of media consumption with AR and VR content will all be seamlessly connected by 5G. Why 5G is
In the build-up to Google I/O 2018, Google has introduced Android Things OS 1.0, its platform for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. While the platform was announced back in 2016, it was an in-development project all this time, and went through eight developer previews before finally making it to a stable version 1.0. Android Things
Recently I replaced one of the bulbs in my home with a Philips Hue light. The Philips Hue comes across as just another bulb but the magic lies in its ability to change colors and be controlled using a digital assistant, be it Alexa on Amazon Echo or Assistant on Google Home. It then led
There will be nearly 40 billion personal smart devices and 100 billion Internet connections around the world by 2025, a new report by Chinese electronics giant Huawei forecast on Tuesday. The report titled "Global Industry Vision (GIV) 2025" said that "by 2025, intelligent technology will be applied extensively in the transportation industry, with more than
E-commerce major Flipkart is betting big on IoT-powered devices like wearables and smart home solutions and is working with large Indian and global brands to expand these niche categories. "Home automation category is at a nascent stage in India. For the category to scale up, we need big brands... We are working with brands across
Tech giant Microsoft today said it will invest USD 5 billion over the next four years on Internet of Things (IoT) globally. Microsoft, in a statement, said this increased investment will support continued research and innovation in IoT. "This (investment) will support Microsoft's technology platform, as well as supporting programs, thereby enabling continued research and
Eyeing the growth-driven Cloud, Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G markets, Shenzhen-based Huawei on Friday reported net profit of 47.5 billion yuan ($7.3 billion) for 2017, an increase of 28.1 per cent year-on-year, and registered revenue of 603.6 billion yuan ($92.5 billion) -- a rise of 15.7 per cent over 2016. In 2017, Huawei's annual
The worldwide spending on Internet of Things (IoT) security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018 -- a 28 percent increase from the 2017 spending of $1.2 billion, according to a Gartner forecast on Wednesday. Global spending on IoT security is expected to reach $3.1 billion in 2021, the report, titled "Forecast: IoT Security, Worldwide, 2018",
Google has announced its intent to acquire Xively, a platform that offers IoT solutions, and as the company points out, the deal is subject to closing conditions . This is naturally aimed to give Google Cloud an established IoT platform to add to their product portfolio. In a blog post, Google makes it clear that
Samsung Bixby, the digital voice assistant from the South Korean company, will become a year old assistant next month. Since its launch alongside Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in 2017, the assistant has not been off to a great start, and has been hit with multiple technical issues. Samsung first failed to make Bixby voice
The world is preparing for 5G- the next-gen network capability that is going to be at the core of a range of technology products from smartphones, smart devices, to the much larger network ecosystems. On one hand, governments, like those in India, have already set up the target for deployment of 5G by 2020, and
Finnish telecom major Nokia on Wednesday said it would develop 5G mobile network technology in India at its expanded Research and Development (R&D) center. "We are increasing staffing at our R&D center here in 2018 to focus on next-generation technologies spanning 5G mobile network architecture, Voice over LTE (Long-Term Evolution or a a standard for
To meet the growing domestic and global demand for mobile broadband, Nokia on Tuesday announced to begin manufacturing its 5G-ready "AirScale" multiband base station at its facility in Oragadam, near Chennai, before the end of this year. The Nokia "AirScale" multiband base station supports advanced network features such as carrier aggregation, 4x4 Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) and 8x4 beamforming, allowing service providers to make performance increases in their 4G networks and prepare for the evolution to 5G and IoT.
In a bid to accelerate Digital India vision, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) along with electrical component maker Napino and Mobile 10X has launched 'iot.IN'. The program is targeted at entrepreneurs and startups in the IoT space, and aims to aid them in building products for India.
Smartron, the homegrown technology and IoT company, has been around for little over a year now, and has already launched two smartphones t.phone and srt.phone, and a convertible laptop t-book. Now, Smartron is gearing up to launch its Internet of Things (IoT) powered devices. The company has unveiled tronX an IoT based platform powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). The company offered a sneak peek into what it has been working on, and will roll out the platform over the next nine months.
MediaTek, in collaboration with China Mobile, has developed a solution that will allow dual-SIM smartphones to support 4G VoLTE with both SIM cards. The MediaTek 'Dual 4G VoLTE' solution launched earlier this week along with company's first narrow band MT2625 SoC dedicated to Internet of Things (IoT).
As the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how we live, BlackBerry's 'Enterprise of Things' will now transform how we work as the Canadian company on Tuesday announced productivity and security enhancements to its enterprise software platform. As part of "BlackBerry Secure" platform, BlackBerry "Enterprise Mobility Suite" provides secure, management policies and controls across key platforms, including iOS, Android, Windows 10, macOS, and Samsung Knox and device ownership models.
The battle in the IoT space has got tough thanks to the entry of Apple HomePod. Now the world's largest chipmaker, Qualcomm, wants to make it tougher by introducing a new platform that will allow third-parties to build their own speakers from scratch. This would essentially open channels for brands such as Xiaomi, LG, and Sony to perhaps have their own army of voice-controller speakers which might also be mass-appealing for their affordable pricing.