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NOV 23, 2023 | Matt Hatton

Turning the network from commodity to differentiator for IoT

In this blog post we explore the commoditisation of telecoms networks and why there are reasons to expect that the network will increasingly become a differentiator in the next few years.
region: ALL sector: ALL HyperconnectivityInternet of ThingsArtificial IntelligenceEdge Computing
NOV 20, 2023 | Matt Hatton

Bifurcation of cellular IoT connectivity and the irony of fragmentation of LPWA

In this blog post, Matt Hatton explores the emerging bifurcation in wide area IoT connectivity between high bandwidth datastreams and low bandwidth sensors, and the irony of having a single technology for the former and a fragmentation set of alternatives for the latter.
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OCT 31, 2023 | Rohan Bansal| Joydeep Bhattacharyya

Vacuum tube waste collection systems: A compelling choice for city waste management

Transforma Insights recently published a report, ‘Waste Management: 2.9 million devices by 2032 to manage waste effectively and sustainably’, which discusses in detail how implementing waste management systems can help efficiently manage waste collection, reduce associated costs, and promote more sustainable ways to ensure proper collection and disposal of garbage. This blog discusses how vacuum tube systems are implementing IoT, their benefits, and the associated shortcomings that may hamper their adoption.
region: ALL Government Internet of Things
OCT 24, 2023 | Rohan Bansal| Joydeep Bhattacharyya

All aboard the connectivity express: How IoT is transforming the railway industry

Transforma Insights recently published a report ‘Rail Transport: Generating USD886 million in annual IoT revenue by 2032’ , which discussed in detail how railways are incorporating IoT connectivity to ensure timely and sustainable transportation of passengers and freight. In this blog, we discuss how IoT has been implemented in rail transport, what limits the adoption of technology, and what the future holds for such devices in the industry.
region: ALL Transportation & Storage Internet of ThingsHyperconnectivity
OCT 23, 2023 | Nikita Singh

Multi-Access Edge Computing: A nascent opportunity focused on private networks today

Transforma Insights’ recent report, 'What is Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) and what are its key applications?’ provides a background on MEC as a technology and examines its potential use cases and applications from an enterprise perspective. This blog defines MEC, discusses some of the prominent use-cases as established by ETSI (the European standards body for telecommunication), and the increasing dominance of Private MEC across different industry verticals.
region: ALL sector: ALL HyperconnectivityEdge ComputingInternet of Things
OCT 20, 2023 | Paras Sharma

Assisted living solutions: IoT devices supporting elderly people’s independence

According to the United Nations, the share of the world’s population that is aged over 65 is expected to increase from 10% in 2021 to 16.7% in 2050. In this blog post we draw on some of the research from our recent report ‘Assisted Living: 160 million connected devices by 2032, supporting elder care’ to provide some perspectives on the use of IoT to support an aging population. 
region: ALL Health & Social Care Internet of ThingsHyperconnectivityArtificial Intelligence
OCT 13, 2023 | Brad Canham

The AI Odd Couple: Insights from Applied Intelligence Live 2023

The Applied Intelligence Live conference in Austin, Texas, held in September 2023, in general, was a hub of discussions revolving around the transformative power of generative Artificial Intelligence (AI). In this blog post Brad Canham explores the key themes of the event, most critically the immature partnerships between the new AI technology and people, including the practical and ethical impact of the technology.
region: ALL sector: ALL Artificial Intelligence
SEP 12, 2023 | Matt Hatton

What's in store for MWC Las Vegas

Transforma Insights and neXt Curve are partnering to bring our clients and the wider industry what we call 'Essential Validated Insights'. Next month, Matt Hatton and Dr. Bradley K. Canham from Transforma Insights will be out at Mobile World Congress Las Vegas along with Leonard Lee of neXt Curve. It's a great opportunity to take the pulse of the industry and talk to the great and good of particularly the telecoms and IoT space.
region: ALL sector: ALL Internet of ThingsHyperconnectivityArtificial IntelligenceEdge Computing
SEP 07, 2023 | Matt Hatton| Jim Morrish

M&A, eSIM/iSIM, CMPs, devices, satellite, 5G and LoRaWAN loom large in September IoT connectivity events

This month our analysts will speak at several major events which are focused on the Internet of Things, particularly IoT connectivity. These include Digital X in Cologne, The Things Conference in Amsterdam, Mobile World Congress in Las Vegas and then back to Amsterdam for the IoT Tech Expo Europe. Along the way our analysts will chair, moderate and speak in various sessions. In this blog post we provide a preview of what we think will be the hot topics that will dominate the conversation around IoT connectivity at these events.
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AUG 21, 2023 | Paras Sharma| Joydeep Bhattacharyya

The Internet of Things enables personalised and location-based digital-out-of-home (DOOH) advertisement

In April, Transforma Insights published a report ‘Public Information & Advertising Screens: Adoption of digital information screens for enriched customer experience’, which discussed in great detail how enterprises are increasingly deploying digital-out-of-home (DOOH) screens such as kiosks, billboards, and signage to offer enriched customer experience, reduce manual labour, and earn additional revenue. In this blog, after briefly describing the advantages of DOOH screens, we explain how increasing implementation of IoT devices delivers highly personalised location-based advertising.
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