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Interview with Roger Bou, Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) director

Roger Bou, Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) director. From 16-18 September, Barcelona will host the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC). Directing affairs is Roger Bou, working alongside a high profile partner, the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the leading global association in industrial Internet development. Created in 2014 by AT&T, Cisco, IBM, Intel and GE, its goal is to establish the bases and standards for industrial development in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. The Congress will include live demonstrations of IoT solutions for each industry. One of the most relevant will be ‘Track and Trace Manufacturing’ by Airbus, which will showcase how the aeronautical giant’s tools operate by applying IoT technology, and the benefits offered in terms of productivity and job safety.

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IOTSWC 2016

Fira de Barcelona to host the second edition of the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress

The Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) will hold its second edition in Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via venue on October 2016. Organized by Fira de Barcelona the IOTSWC in association with the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) the trade show and conference aims to quickly connect technology and industry and also create the best possible platform for companies and experts to discuss together new strategies and Internet of Things (IoT) developments.

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Schneider Electric Business Report

IoT 2020: Schneider Electric Issues Predictions Based on New Global Study

IoT 2020: Schneider Electric Issues Predictions Based on New Global Study Company Predicts IoT Will Trigger Next Wave of Enterprise Digital Transformation Rueil-Malmaison (France), April 1, 2016 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced its IoT 2020 Business Report, outlining the company’s predictions for […]

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IoT Hospitals

Software revolution conquers hospitals

Kit Check is the leader in hospital pharmacy kit restocking automation and medication tracking software in the United States. The company, highly committed to the technological advances in medicine and healthcare, has announced that 10 million medications have been tracked by hospital pharmacies using the company’s cloud software and IoT-based […]

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BC Hydro

BC Hydro shares insights on the Future of Smart Energy – a BitStew Case Study

By Karen Dosanjh, Senior Director, Marketing & Communications, BitStew Systems. This blog originally appeared on the BitStew Systems’ Blog Page: Insights on the Industrial Internet of Things. BC Hydro is the primary electric provider in British Columbia, Canada, with more than 18,000 km of transmission lines, 260 substations, 41 dam […]

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PTC and EPAM Partner to Deliver Vertical-Specific Internet of Things Solutions

Integrating IoT Application Development with Deep Domain and Engineering Expertise Offers Customers Significant Growth Opportunity NEEDHAM, MA – May 12, 2016 – PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced that EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), a leading global provider of product development and software engineering solutions, will combine its extensive engineering and […]

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Gartner

Gartner Says IoT Adoption Is Driving the Use of Platform as a Service

By 2020, More Than Half of New Applications Developed on PaaS Will Be IoT-Centric The widespread adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving platform as a service (PaaS) utilization, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner predicts that, by 2020, more than 50 percent of all new applications developed on […]

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IBM Watson

IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT)

In 2008, IBM set a bold agenda for a Smarter Planet—a global movement built by infusing instrumentation, interconnection and intelligence into the systems that drive human progress and economic growth. Earlier this year, IBM announced a $3 Billion investment in Internet of Things (IoT), and in October, we announced plans […]

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Intel Computer Vision IoT

Intel Acquires Computer Vision for IOT, Automotive

Intel is transforming from a PC company to a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. These devices will use the power of Intel technology to process data being generated from “things,” connect to and learn from data being analyzed in the cloud, and deliver […]

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Microsoft platform

Microsoft introduces new open-source cross-platform OPC UA support for the industrial Internet of Things

Extending openness and interoperability in industrial manufacturing At Microsoft, we are committed to standards and interoperability in IoT. This is particularly important for industrial Internet of Things (IoT) deployments.  In these IoT environments, we see OPC UA as a critical standard for ensuring interoperability between a broad set of manufacturing processes […]

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Castlight

Castlight Health and SAP Team to Provide Quality Patient Care

Castlight Health eliminates the frustration in finding quality healthcare. At SAPPHIRE NOW Castlight Health’s Executive Vice President, John McCracken explained how the company is dedicated to eliminating the complexity and frustration in finding the highest quality care at the most reasonable cost. Castlight was co-founded by Dr. Giovanni Colella out of dissatisfaction in […]

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Sigfox

SIGFOX Awarded as Technology Pioneer By World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum today announced its selection of the world’s 30 most promising Technology Pioneers 2016 at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China Companies were selected for their potential to significantly impact business and society through new technologies and advance the Fourth Industrial […]

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manufacturing

How IoT is Disrupting Manufacturing (and how you can benefit)

IoT: The £600B Opportunity for Manufacturing According to global market intelligence firm IDC, the opportunity for the Internet of Things (IoT) in manufacturing is expected to be nearly a trillion dollars ($913B USD) by 2018. That’s roughly £600B GBP of value that manufacturers could gain by 2018 by embracing IoT […]

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IOTSWC16 Partners with the world leading IIoT Associations

The IoT Solutions World Congress reinforces its positioning as the world-leading industrial IoT event. The Plattform Industrie 4.0 from Germany and the Industrial Value Chain Initiative (IVI) from Japan, have recently become new event partners. These new collaborations complement the existing one with the Industrial Internet Consortium. Within the frame of the digital transformation and […]

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Infineon

Implementing security has never been more convenient

Infineon Technologies AG leaps forward in bringing the right security to the Internet of Things (IoT). The Infineon Security Partner Network (ISPN) was launched to create a place for developers of connected devices and applications to find security solutions delivered by established players. Security solutions for IoT are now much […]

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Interview Roger Bou

Interview with ROGER BOU – IOTSWC16 Director

On 25-27 October, Fira de Barcelona is hosting the second edition of the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress, a vital event for companies and administrations interested in moving forward with a competitive advantage in the next few years. We talked to Roger Bou, the event’s director, who explained which […]

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Doug Bellin

Expert Spotlight: Doug Bellin, Cisco

Doug Bellin has been a Cisco Employee for over 9 years.  He has a previous history in the RFID Space across Asia Pacific. He was instrumental in running a Business Intelligence software company and bringing it to the Asia marketspace. He also has 5 years in the steel and food […]

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Barcelona readies itself to become the global capital of the industrial IoT

Intel to explain the Internet of Things that will transform the processes of the fourth Industrial Revolution at IoT SWC 2016 The vice-president and general manager of the Intel Internet of Things Group, Jonathan Ballon, has been charged with giving the first conference at the prestigious IoT Solutions World Congress […]

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iot sensor market

IoT Sensors Market worth 38.41 Billion USD by 2022

According to the new market research report “IoT Sensors Market by Type (Pressure, Temperature, Humidity, Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Inertial, Image), Network Technology (Wired & Wireless), Vertical (Consumer IoT, Commercial IoT, Industrial IoT), and Region – Global Forecast to 2022″, the IoT sensors market is expected to reach USD 38.41 Billion by 2022, […]

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Manufacturing

The digital factories of the future will not have workers but will be run by Robot DevOps, Fog Computing, AI and user-centric methodologies

“Production processes will not involve people. There will only be robots, machines and smart services” Bejoy George of HCL Technologies, IoT SWC 2015. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is already upon us, bringing with it the trend called the industrial internet and industry 4.0, in which virtual reality, robotics, artificial intelligence […]

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Aptilo

Aptilo Unveils New IoT Support in Aptilo Service Management Platform

IOT SOLUTIONS WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA – October 25, 2016– Aptilo Networks has added Internet of Things (IoT) support to the award-winning Aptilo Service Management Platform™ (SMP) which has been deployed with 100+ telecommunications operators in more than 70 countries. It is still common for IoT applications to be built as […]

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Eurecat presents the connected home which looks after your health

The Technology Centre will be revealing a remote system which monitors clinical parameters through devices connected to the internet. Homes can also incorporate a home rehabilitation platform which uses Kinect games and other gadgets to monitor rehabilitation plans. Barcelona, 25 October 2016.- Technology Centre Eurecat (member of TECNIO) will be […]

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Huawei

Huawei Debuts at IoT Solutions World Congress 2016

Open IoT Solution Drives Verticals to Digitization [Barcelona, Spain, Oct 26, 2016] Today, Huawei debuts at IoT Solutions World Congress 2016 (IoTSWC2016), which is being held in Barcelona on October 25-27, 2016. The IoTSWC2016 is the second edition of this global event dedicated exclusively to creating synergy between IoT providers […]

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IoT Solutions World Congress connects with Industry

172 companies and 162 speakers drive industrial transformation through IoT technologies. A few hours before closing the second Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC), the event organized by Fira de Barcelona that focuses on the industrial applications of the Internet of Things(IoT), has doubled the figures registered on its […]

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Fira to make Barcelona capital of industrial innovation this autumn

Barcelona Industry Week brings together outstanding industry events held at the Gran Via venue Fira de Barcelona will become one of the largest international exhibition platforms for industry, in both the commercial and knowledge areas, with Barcelona Industry Week, an event that will simultaneously bring together the Expoquimia, Eurosurfas, Equiplast […]

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Quantum Computing impacts the ecosystem of the ‘Internet of Things’ for industrial use

A growing number of IT companies are working on developing new computing models equipped with innovative interaction methodologies that guarantee secure communications between humans, sensors and data analysis platforms. Organisations such as Kaspersky Lab., IBM, Google, Microsoft and Intel, amongst others, have been investigating new procedures for increasing the computational […]

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Putting Industrial Internet of Things to Work for Remote Services

Tetra Pak is expanding its service offering with cloud-based condition monitoring, predictive analytics and augmented reality for on-site maintenance of equipment. Tetra Pak, known for its food processing and packaging machines and systems, is taking a strategic step in its service operation by offering predictive maintenance, proactive onsite service and […]

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IBM and ABB to build artificially intelligent Internet of Things platform for industrial companies

Industrial giant ABB and computing colossus IBM have formed a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB’s industrial digital offering, ABB Ability, with IBM Watson Internet of Things cognitive capabilities.  Customers will be provided access to ABB’s domain knowledge and portfolio of digital solutions combined with IBM’s expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning […]

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Putting Data at the Centre of Internet of Things (IOT)

Everybody knows that the Internet of Things (IoT) is all about the data. But I’m not so sure that that concept has really been fully thought through to its logical conclusions.  So what’s new? Well, current thinking would run along the lines that within the IoT ‘data’ will be made […]

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Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT): Walk before you can run

“Successful Internet of Things  (IOT) projects are security driven and focused on business needs”, says Ben Boswell, UK & Ireland director of World Wide Technology. As an area of business investment, Industrial IoT (IIoT) already has the potential to deliver concrete results – we have seen a company predict nearly US$1 […]

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Clinical Industry on the Cusp of a Mobile Diagnostics Revolution

The healthcare sector is on the verge of a new era in mobile diagnostics, according to Novarum® founder and BBI Group Head of Mobile Dr Neil Polwart, who was speaking at the annual Diagnostic Marketers Association Global Marketing Summit (DxMA) in New Orleans.  The annual DxMA summit brings together leading experts […]

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Understanding the Internet of Things pipes and platforms

New IoT platform selection tool launched Designed to help IoT new entrants navigate the more than 400 platforms currently available UK M2M/IoT specialist, Beecham Research and Internet of Things Global Network claim they’ve launched the first independent online IoT navigation tool.  The tool is designed to help IoT explorers and […]

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Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) organisations jostle for control as industry just gets on with things

MoU between Industrial Internet Consortium and the Industrial Value Chain Initiative Focus on interoperability, portability, security and privacy for IIoT Schneider Electric launches its virtual Digital Services Factory Aims to build and scale new services in relevant industrial areas The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the Industrial Value Chain Initiative […]

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Smart bandages to use real-time 5G connectivity

Smart bandage uses multi-technology approach Low power 5G, nano technology sensors and 3D printing Trials start now, availability in a year or so if successful Not so much a killer app for 5G and Internet of Things (IOT), hopefully more a life-saving one. The University of Swansea in Wales has […]

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The Industrial Internet Consortium and the Industrial Value Chain Initiative Sign MOU

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and the Industrial Value Chain Initiative (IVI), a forum of smart manufacturing for connected industries based in Japan, announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). Under the agreement, […]

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PTC and ANSYS to Develop Platform Solution Enabling Digital Simulation for the Industrial Internet of Things

Solution Builders to Execute Simulation Models for Industrial IoT Applications PTC and ANSYS today announced a solution that will enable ANSYS engineering simulation technology to be rapidly added to applications built on the ThingWorx Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform from PTC. The development of a connector between these two technology platforms will […]

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Next IoT evolution will be sentient tools and cognition or predictive computing

Growth in the Internet of Things (IoT), will accelerate in 2017 with the commercialisation of narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), as is clearly shown by increasing launches, investments and partnerships, say industry analysts Frost & Sullivan. This cellular communications technology uses licensed spectrum and offers a standardised low-power, wide-area network (LPWAN) that […]

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Retail companies are using the IoT to provide innovative customer experiences

Retailers are becoming more and more aware of the importance of integrating AI technologies, machine learning and automation processes to scale new peaks when it comes to attracting customers, managing stock and controlling the supply chain. Harmonising very different technologies in order to provide more responsible and real-time experiences for […]

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Open architecture IoT or the democratisation of digital data flows

Coordinated by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the testbeds of the IoT Solutions World Congress have established themselves as the main showcase for demonstrating real Industrial Internet of Things solutions (IIoT) from all over the world, making an active contribution to accelerating open standards. Jeff Fedders, the chief Strategist of […]

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Defining the road map of the IoT in Connected Transport for Travellers

The ‘Passenger Economy’ is forecast to experience explosive economic growth in the public transport sector, going from 800 million dollars in 2035 to more than 7,000 million in 2050. IT industry leaders, analysts, major passenger transport companies and associations that work in creating open standards will be fiercely debating the […]

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The Internet of Things is Driving the ‘Consumerization’ of Healthcare

The arrival of the IoT in the healthcare sector means that consumers will now have the power to take control of their own health in a much more personalized way through technology. ‘The Internet of Health Things (IoHT) already provides quantifiable savings, but it is essential to continue investing in order […]

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The cornerstones of IoT in connected buildings and infrastructures

The segment of IoT platforms based on BMS (Building Management Systems) will be the one that experiences the biggest growth in the industry, according to estimates by analysts, thanks to the drop in the costs of components. The third edition of the IoT Solutions World Congress includes a large section […]

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Advisory board of the 2018 IoT Solutions World Congress established

This committee gathers 17 experts to help set out the general strategy of the event The IoT Solutions World Congress has recently established the Advisory Board for its upcoming edition to be held from 16 to 18 October. The advisory board is commissioned with setting out the general strategy for the […]

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Atificial Intelligence AI IoT

Artificial Intelligence makes the IoT smarter and more efficient

Industry experts highlight the important role played by artificial intelligence in improving the operational efficiency of IoT infrastructures, from predictive maintenance through to logistics and process optimisation. The goal of applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) (*) to Internet of Things (IoT) systems is effectively placing additional layer of intelligence across the […]

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“With IoT, we have increased our efficiency levels by around 10%”

Using an immersive visualisation Internet of Things (IoT) system, DHL can now view, understand and act in accordance with the data generated by its warehouses, which offer global information on the whole connected infrastructure as well as details of what is going on in a specific sensor. With all this, […]

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Six disruptive elements for the launch of the IoT in business

Management and entrepreneurs in every field will learn to interpret depth metrics relating to the behaviour of every client, as well as every worker and the progress of their business, and will also get access to detailed information on the operation of their businesses. A growing number of actors and […]

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