IOT

News and insights about IoT systems used in energy-related equipment, such as utilities’ infrastructure, power meters, energy storage batteries, solar panels and device chargers. From sensors monitoring room temperature to complex applications that control the energy use in an entire building, we note the increasingly disruptive role of IoT technology in smart cities, smart energy grids, grid management device management strategies and smart meter communication.

IIoT devices and energy management

IIoT devices, services and software drive IoT market

A new report from Navigant Research has determined that global revenue for IIoT devices will total more than $1 trillion between 2017 and 2027. The report,...
LoRaWAN Academy

LoRaWAN Academy: standard-based LPWAN University programme launched

The LoRaWAN Academy, a comprehensive and global university programme has been launced by leading technology companies with a view to equipping universities with out-of-the-box, state...
Smart grid cybersecurity market

Smart grid cybersecurity market to witness 10% growth

The researcher divides the market into three segments including consumption, generation and distribution and control segments. The energy consumption segment is expected to hold a...
Ericsson

Ericsson and Swisscom explore new business opportunities

The project will include deploying Gigabit LTE as from 2018 and 5G technologies as from 2020. Ericsson will provide Swisscom with its cloud based Radio...
Tajikistan

Michigan: a $5.5m smart city pilot programme is underway

XFIRE Smart Systems is designing a $5.5 million framework that the city will use in deploying a smart city pilot. The project designer is partnering...
analytics

Data analytics saves money and time for utilities and cities

According to a report published by Harvard University's Data-Smart City Solutions, leading cities are increasingly utilising data analytics with a view to increasing efficiency and reducing...
company of the year; Landis+Gyr

Landis+Gyr named Global Company of the Year

Frost & Sullivan have recognised Landis+Gyr as the 2017 Global Company of the Year. The award was made based on Frost & Sullivan's recent...
Digital transformation

USDA improve access to broadband for rural communities

Commenting on the development, Anne Hazlett, the secretary for Rural Development, said: “Broadband infrastructure is vital to our economy and quality of life in...
Smart city pilot; digital transformation

Cities rate confidence in digital transformation

In a study of 45 cities, firms in Bangalore, San Francisco and Mumbai display the greatest degree of confidence in their city’s digital...
Operational technology

New partnership focus on critical infrastructure security

Tenable, the cyber exposure company, and Siemens have announced a strategic partnership to help energy, utilities and oil and gas companies close the industry readiness...

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