fbpx

Latest IoT News


Driverless car fleet can reduce traffic by at least 35 percent, research suggests

Cambridge University students used scale model robotic cars to carry out their study A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall vehicle flow by at least 35%, a study has suggested. A team of researchers at Cambridge University programmed 16 miniature robotic cars to drive around a two-lane… Read More


Fitbit-style USB tracker proposed to improve cyber diligence

Researchers are working on a prototype of a USB dongle that flashes, beeps and vibrates when security action is required Technology used in fitness trackers could hold the key to reducing cyber attacks, researchers say. The team, from the University of Bath and Goldsmiths, University of London, are investigating a device that plugs into a… Read More


Vodafone to launch 5G network in UK on 3 July

Vodafone has set its live date for the next-generation mobile network and said it will cost the same as 4G tariffs Vodafone has become the first UK operator to announce the official switch-on date for its 5G network, revealing it will go live for consumers and businesses in seven cities on 3 July. Birmingham, Bristol,… Read More


Huawei boosted the UK economy by £1.7 billion in 2018

Oxford Economics report shows the Chinese firm added £1.7 billion to the UK economy in 2018 An independent report claims Huawei boosted the UK economy by £1.7 billion in 2018, as the debate over the company’s security continues. A study by Oxford Economics, commissioned at the end of last year, said the Chinese firm now… Read More


Security labels for IoT devices proposed

Under Government proposals, IoT devices could be required to carry a label proving they are secure Small connected devices could be made to carry labels telling people how secure they are from cyber attacks, under plans announced by the Government. The labels would be initially introduced on a voluntary basis to help consumers identify which… Read More


Docker and Arm collaborate to push containerised apps to the edge

Docker and Arm have announced a new partnership that makes it easier for Docker devs to create containerised apps for Arm systems Distributed architecture is on the rise driven by the spread of IoT devices, and British chipmaker Arm and container-creators Docker think containerised apps are the key to handling this uptick in data processing… Read More


IoT, AI and robotics to support people living with dementia

Prescription technologies could become available to dementia patients within the next decade GPs could begin prescribing a raft of new technologies tailored to people living with dementia to help them live at home for longer, researchers say. Scientists at the new £20 million Care Research & Technology Centre at Imperial College London will develop sensors,… Read More


Drones the transport of choice for Aircraft seats manufacturer’s production line

Collins Aerospace transports spare parts from its storage centre a couple of fields away using drones when it would take too long to travel by road One of the world’s leading aircraft seats manufacturers is using drones to keep its production line running. Collins Aerospace transports spare parts from its storage centre a couple of… Read More


IoT anti-poaching system set for global expansion

IoT devices have already radically reduced rhino poaching in South Africa IoT technology that has dramatically reduced rhino poaching in a South African game reserve could be used to help other threatened species across the world, as conservationists look for new ways to stop poachers before they can reach wildlife. Dimension Data and Cisco first… Read More


How to best optimise the IoT for your business

The 9th April, 2019 is celebrated as the global IoT day IoT Day began back in 2010 and has grown in scale and scope as the IoT becomes more embedded into the everyday. Of all the business who chose to implement the IoT last year, 94% have already seen a return on their IoT investment. However, the… Read More


Less than half of UK businesses know how to capitalize on 5G

Although 5G could boost businesses by £15.7 billion a year by 2025, only 39 percent of business decision makers say they know how to make the most of the new technology 5G technology has the potential to boost UK business revenues by up to £15.7 billion by 2025 if rollout is accelerated, a report has… Read More


London’s FiveAI: Our driverless tech is Waymo ready than Google’s

London autonomous car firm FiveAI has begun pilots in Bromley and Croydon Supervised tests of a potential autonomous car service built by a UK-based artificial intelligence firm have begun in two London boroughs. Autonomous technology firm FiveAI has started testing five self-driving cars in Bromley and Croydon as the latest step in its plans to… Read More



Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!