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CIO Interview: Mitie’s IoT program is leveraging building data at scale

IoT is one of the key ways of sourcing data about how buildings and facilities are being used. That’s why over the last few years, Mitie, the UK’s largest facilities management company, has embarked on a journey to evolve from a manpower-driven business to a technology-driven business — with IoT as the key enabler.

Mitie is one of the largest strategic outsourcing firms in the UK, employing 50,000 across facilities management and professional services. IoT now serves all of the group’s business units, but the group’s energy management and mechanical and electrical maintenance clients have felt the most benefits.


How smart is the city of London?
London’s strong intracity collaboration and interoperability are qualities that are receiving international attention Earlier last year Singapore, London and Barcelona took pride of place as the top three most smart cities, according to Philips Lighting. What made these cities smarter? Even Philips admits the ‘smart city’ moniker can be interpreted in various ways. London was... Read More

John Lewis to stop selling drones after airport chaos

Drone sightings at Gatwick in December caused around 1,000 flights to be cancelled or diverted over 36 hours, affecting more than 140,000 passengers in the run-up to Christmas.


Top-rated home security cameras riddled with vulnerabilities

A number of home security cameras listed and recommended to users on Amazon contain flaws which could be putting customers at risk, Which? has claimed.

New research by the consumer group claims it found security issues in six cameras it tested, despite each of them having “thousands” of positive reviews and featuring an Amazon’s Choice recommendation.


Polarisation camera breakthrough could transform IoT

Researchers have developed a portable thumbnail camera capable of instant image polarisation, opening up a range of potential IoT applications Whereas normal camera sensors detect the intensity and wavelength of incoming light, polarisation sensors capture the direction in which light vibrates, a fundamental property of light that is invisible to the human eye. Polarisation cameras… Read More