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JAN 23, 2024 | Brad Canham

CES 2024: Integration of AI and IoT drives a need for edge capabilities

In his review of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024, Brad Canham shares how the key technology trends of convergence and acceleration are shaping the landscape.
region: ALL vertical: ALL Internet of ThingsHyperconnectivityArtificial IntelligenceEdge Computing
JAN 19, 2024 | Jim Morrish

CES 2024: A round-up from the show floor

Jim Morrish shares his perspectives on what was interesting for Transforma Insights at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, including security concerns, a renewed developer perspective on IoT, and the connectivity landscape.
region: ALL vertical: ALL Internet of ThingsHyperconnectivity
DEC 07, 2023 | Matt Hatton

Thoughts on SoftBank's acquisition of Cubic Telecom

The big news in IoT connectivity this week was the announcement that SoftBank was acquiring automotive-focused MVNO Cubic Telecom at a staggering valuation of EUR927 million. This blog post examines the deal and what the implications might be.
region: ALL vertical: ALL Internet of ThingsHyperconnectivity
DEC 05, 2023 | Suruchi Dhingra| Joydeep Bhattacharyya

Seven key digital solutions transforming the Transportation and Storage sector

Transforma Insights’ recent report, ‘Digital Transformation in the Transportation and Storage Sector’ identifies seven key domains of change in the transportation and storage sector enabled by disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things. In this blog post, we explore each of these digital solutions and delve into their potential effects in real-world implementations.
region: ALL Transportation & Storage technology: ALL
DEC 04, 2023 | Brad Canham

Solving the blank page problem: Using generative AI to launch ideation

In November 2023, Brad Canham attended the Applied AI Conference. In this blog post he explores some of the key themes, the processes around practical Generative AI prompts, as well as how this approach to tasks shifts structural work processes, ideation and imagination towards this new era.
region: ALL vertical: ALL Artificial Intelligence
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 vertical: 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.
region: ALL vertical: ALL HyperconnectivityInternet of Things
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 vertical: ALL HyperconnectivityEdge ComputingInternet of Things