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Fuel and Acid sensors added to Netshield IoT range

February 13, 2019 • Internet of Things, SponsoredComments (0)

Netshield South Africa is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new range of fuel and acid spillage rope sensors to its expanding range of IoT monitoring devices. The sensors enable users to better monitor anomalous activity around sensitive equipment in the field pertaining to, in particular, detecting leakage and spillage from fuel tanks...

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Orange comes on-board as track sponsor of IOTFA2019

Orange Business Services Sponsors IoT Forum Africa 2019

February 12, 2019 • Events, Internet of ThingsComments (0)

Orange Business Services has come on-board as a Track sponsor of the third annual IoT Forum Africa 2019, which is set to take place on  26 & 27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand Johannesburg, South Africa. The highly anticipated...

New Netshield GSM Power Monitor IoT Gateway helps cut support costs and time to service client SLA’s

February 11, 2019 • Internet of Things, SponsoredComments (0)

Netshield has launched its next-generation Inline GSM Power Monitor IoT Gateway, the ideal accompaniment for services businesses looking for a cost-effective and easy to deploy means to remotely monitor for business disruptions; such as power, temperature,...

Ericsson lays out vision for cellular IoT

Ericsson lays out vision for cellular IoT

February 1, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Ericsson lays out vision for cellular IoT

Ericsson has on Thursday, 31 January 2019, unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT and launched new solutions that will enable service providers to address a larger part of the IoT market with diverse use cases across verticals including...

Gartner predicts global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019

January 28, 2019 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner predicts global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019

Global IT spending is anticipated to increase by 3.2 percent and reach $3.8 trillion in 2019 due to growth in the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and data centre markets. According to Gartner, spending is shifting from mobile devices to the cloud and data...

Gartner says 37 percent of organisations have implemented AI

January 21, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Gartner says 37 percent of organisations have implemented AI

The number of organisations implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270 per cent in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner, Inc. 2019 CIO Survey. Results showed that organisations across all industries use AI in a...

5 digital trends set to dominate in 2019

January 17, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on 5 digital trends set to dominate in 2019

It’s that time of year again, where everyone from major consultancies to futurists try to predict what’s to come in the world of business and technology. As always, I like to throw my hat in the ring by looking at our own TransUnion data, combined with...

Almost half of companies still can’t detect IoT device breaches

Almost half of companies still can’t detect IoT device breaches

January 15, 2019 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on Almost half of companies still can’t detect IoT device breaches

With the number of connected devices set to top 20 billion by 2023, businesses must act quickly to ensure their IoT breach detection is as effective as possible. Surveying 950 IT and business decision makers globally, Gemalto found that companies are calling...

Old IoT vulnerabilities – a botnet gift that keeps on giving

Old IoT vulnerabilities – a botnet gift that keeps on giving

January 11, 2019 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on Old IoT vulnerabilities – a botnet gift that keeps on giving

The first thing anyone purchasing any device that connects to the Internet should do upon switching it on for the first time is to update it immediately. If you don’t, you risk having it hijacked by a botnet. So says Bryan Hamman, territory manager for...

How technology is tourism industry

Gemalto secures IoT connection with all-in-one sim

January 9, 2019 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on Gemalto secures IoT connection with all-in-one sim

Digital security company Gemalto, is helping simplify and secure IoT connectivity for AT&T customers by integrating its embedded SIM (eSIM) inside the Cinterion® LTE-M IoT module. The new solution streamlines development for OEMs and reduces the cost...

Five Predictions for IoT in 2019

Top 5 predictions for IoT in 2019

January 4, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Top 5 predictions for IoT in 2019

Software AG released its latest predictions about the Internet of Things for 2019. Philip Hooker, Vice President for Online Business, IoT & Cloud at Software AG, said: “Smart homes, data democratization, design thinking, the edge and lightweight M2M...

Top 7 Reasons why you should exhibit at IOT Forum Africa 2019

January 3, 2019 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 7 Reasons why you should exhibit at IOT Forum Africa 2019

The 3rd annual IoT Forum Africa, which is set to take place between 26-27 March 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, is targeted at business leaders and IoT ecosystem participants in Africa, and will create a platform for all...

How AI powered chatbots are unlocking business value today

December 27, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on How AI powered chatbots are unlocking business value today

Since the term “AI” was first coined by cognitive scientist Richard McCarthy and his team in preparation for the 1956 Dartmouth AI Conference, machines that can demonstrate human-like intelligence have been the holy grail of the artificial...

Johannesburg gets ready for Africa’s leading IOT event

December 19, 2018 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Johannesburg gets ready for Africa’s leading IOT event

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term sitting at the tip of everyone’s tongue in the tech space. It is estimated that by 2020 there will be up to 21 billion connected devices globally and IoT will be at the forefront of this revolution. Many industry...

How technology is tourism industry

Gemalto and GlobalmatiX partner to bring IoT automotive telematics

December 18, 2018 • Company News, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Gemalto and GlobalmatiX partner to bring IoT automotive telematics

IoT telematics solutions, Gemalto and GlobalmatiX, have partnered up to deliver an innovative solution that excelled in the grueling Porsche GT4 Cup championship race. The Gemalto Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 IoT Module and a Gemalto eSIM delivered secure,...

IoT.nxt CEO nominated for IT Personality of the Year

South African tech firm adds Microsoft Gold cloud platform status

December 14, 2018 • Internet of Things, StartupsComments Off on South African tech firm adds Microsoft Gold cloud platform status

South African innovators in Internet of Things technology, IoT.nxt, added Microsoft Gold Partner status for Cloud Platform to its competencies this month, its second such competency after it was recognised as a Gold Partner for Data Platform in 2017....