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JUN 08, 2021 eeNews Europe
eeNews Europe

Murata warns on Python IoT wireless kit delays

Murata has teamed up with Pycom in the UK on a Python evaluation kit for IoT projects but is warning that the current chip shortages could lead to longer lead times.
JUN 07, 2021 Digital4Planet
Digital4Planet

Highlights from the EU Green Week Partner Webinar

As part of The European Green Week 2021, on June 3, 2021, Digital for Planet (D4P) organized “Towards Zero Pollution Communication Networks” webinar gathering top experts from industry and academia whose work focuses on research, development, and adoption of sustainable and pollution-free communication infrastructure. Mr. Jim Morrish, Transforma Insights’ Founding Partner spoke about the electricity and fuel impact of new emerging technologies (e.g., IoT, AI) on sustainability, highlighting the key numbers from the research he and his team conducted.
JUN 06, 2021 Chain Store Age
Chain Store Age

How to lower energy costs chain-wide

Heating, cooling and lighting are the highest areas of retail energy consumption, and with each year over the past decade a record-breaker for extreme weather, these outlays will only increase.
MAY 19, 2021 IoT Now
IoT Now

IoT tech to save more than 8x its consumed energy by 2030

New research from UK-based analysts, Transforma Insights, along with 6GWorld and InterDigital, outlines how IoT will positively impact air, water and energy resource consumption.
MAY 10, 2021 Vanilla Plus
Vanilla Plus

How to maximise revenue from the 5G Value Plane

Mobile operators have customers lining up for 5G to enable services from IoT to augmented reality. The versatility of 5G supports enormous device density per cell, huge throughput and ultra-low latency. These attributes singly or together open up a raft of opportunities, but mobile operators know that they can’t address these with precision by applying traditional telecoms models such as charging per-minute or megabyte of network utilisation
MAY 04, 2021 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

IoT and the environment: the green enterprise

The Internet of Things will be one of the defining technological themes of the 2020s, and beyond. Meanwhile the moderation of mankind’s environmental impact will be one of the defining societal themes over the same time period.
APR 30, 2021 Smart Industry - The IoT Business Magazine
Smart Industry - The IoT Business Magazine

Digital Transformation: Transforma Insights Rates Microsoft Leading Hyperscaler

Transforma Insights published the report ‘Hyperscaler Digital Transformation Peer Benchmarking 2021’. It analyses the relative strengths of three ‘Hyperscalers’ in delivering Digital Transformation capabilities for enterprises: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, and Microsoft.
APR 28, 2021 Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing

Microsoft posts 50% Azure growth again as ‘strategic’ cloud and industry deals emphasised

Microsoft has posted another quarter of 50% growth in Azure – with overall revenues slightly down on the previous quarter, at $41.7 billion (£30bn).
APR 26, 2021 198 Financial News
198 Financial News

IoT News – AWS and Microsoft are not yet market leaders in IoT, but soon will be

Transforma Insights lately revealed a report evaluating the capabilities of the three hyperscale cloud suppliers, Amazon Internet Companies, Google and Microsoft, within the provision of instruments for enterprise digital transformation
APR 23, 2021 Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing

Transforma Insights crowns Microsoft as leading hyperscaler for enterprise digital transformation

A new report has attempted to dive deep into the key capabilities of the three leading hyperscalers – and concluded Microsoft as the overall technical leader.
APR 21, 2021 Smart Cities World
Smart Cities World

Could mass IoT deployment be key driver of sustainability?

Report sets out to explore the impact that new and emerging technologies will have on electricity, fuel and water usage, CO2 emissions, and e-waste.
APR 20, 2021 Total Telecom
Total Telecom

Could mass IoT deployment be the key to building a sustainable world?

The report from Transforma Insights and 6GWorld, sponsored by InterDigital, suggests IoT deployment could save eight times the energy it consumes by 2030
APR 20, 2021 Mobile Europe
Mobile Europe

IoT will save more than 8 times the energy it consumes by 2030

Research from Transforma Insights, 6GWorld and InterDigital asks whether sustainability could provide the impetus IoT has long been waiting for?
APR 19, 2021 Total Telecom
Total Telecom

IoT technology will save more than eight times the energy it consumes by 2030

Could sustainability be the driver for increased IoT deployment that the technology industry has been waiting for? Informed by a new report released today by Transforma Insights and 6GWorld and sponsored by InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC), there’s a case to be made: according to the report, by 2030 IoT deployment and its disruption of various industries is expected to save more than eight times the energy it consumes, result in net savings of 230 billion cubic meters of water, and eliminate one gigaton of CO2 emissions.
MAR 30, 2021 Vanilla Plus
Vanilla Plus

Ransomware halts IoT operations at Sierra Wireless, as maritime industry is hit 1.5mn times in 30 days

The week started with some sensible guidance on cyber security. By Wednesday the theory became a nightmare reality for one of the Internet of Things (IoT) majors, Vancouver-based Sierra Wireless as it was halted by an all-out ransomware attack.
MAR 26, 2021 Telecoms.com
Telecoms.com

Telenor looks closer to home for IoT business

Telenor is bringing together its domestic and international Internet of Things (IoT) operations under a single brand, the aptly named Telenor IoT. Telenor IoT will encompass both the telco’s Nordic IoT portfolio and its global Telenor Connexion portfolio.
MAR 09, 2021 The Financial Times
The Financial Times

Proposed sale of Family Safety Mobile Business

Smith Micro Software, Inc. (the "Company" or "Smith Micro") (NASDAQ: SMSI) and Avast plc ("Avast") (LSE: AVST) today announced a definitive agreement under which Smith Micro will acquire Avast's Family Safety Mobile Business. The acquisition encompasses Avast's portfolio of mobile parental controls services including location features, content filtering and screen time management, and will cement Smith Micro as a market leader in delivering family mobile software solutions to the carrier industry.
MAR 02, 2021 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

What is ‘Hyperscale IoT Connectivity’, and why do you need it?

On the 26th February Transforma Insights published a White Paper entitled ‘Hyperscale IoT Connectivity could save enterprises 28% of their global connectivity cost’. In this article I explain how changing requirements for IoT necessitate a new approach to connectivity and how a new hyperscale approach can save enterprises over $100 billion in operational costs.
FEB 26, 2021 The Evolving Enterprise
The Evolving Enterprise

Companies could save 28% IoT connectivity costs with ‘Hyperscale’ solution

Transforma Insights published a White Paper, written in collaboration with network operator Telia, which finds that companies could save US$117 billion (€96.57 billion)by using a ‘Hyperscale IoT Connectivity’ solution. This equates to 28% of IoT connectivity costs.
FEB 25, 2021 The Evolving Enterprise
The Evolving Enterprise

What a global pandemic does for globalisation

The Covid pandemic of 2020/21 has acted as a force for change for many enterprise sectors and functions, change that might otherwise have taken decades. This rapid shift has created challenges and opportunities.
FEB 19, 2021 Geospatial World
Geospatial World

Transforma Insights launches user group for executives navigating technology implementation

Leading technology industry analyst firm Transforma Insights has launched the Transforma Insights User Group, a year-round, engaged and informed, subscription-based member community, connecting technology end-users, navigating their digital transformation journey.
FEB 11, 2021 Forbes
Forbes

How Agile Will Drive The Internet Of Behaviors (IoB) In 2021 And Beyond

According to research from Transforma Insights, the world’s active IoT device count is expected to grow from 7.6 billion at the end of 2019 to 24.1 billion by 2030.
FEB 01, 2021 Mobile Europe
Mobile Europe

IoT and infrastructure are complex, lack cohesion and deter customers

“The bottom line is, at the moment everything is very fragmented. You’ve got quite a lot of different approaches and different technologies being rolled out,” says Matt Hatton, Founding Partner of Transforma Insights, a research firm tracking the progress of digital transformation, including IoT.
JAN 25, 2021 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

IoT at CES 2021: a sign of the times

CES this year was, of course, a very different beast from usual. However, despite being entirely virtual there was a flurry of interesting and noteworthy announcements from the ‘show’. In this article I explore a selection of them which demonstrated some very interesting trends in what is happening in IoT.
JAN 21, 2021 Industrial Internet Consortium
Industrial Internet Consortium

Procurement for Digital Transformation and IIoT

Digital transformation (DX) is a type of disruption. It will unlock new possibilities in business models, value propositions and operational efficiency. Competitive dynamics will ensure that entire industries must transform to become a market leader or keep pace with market leaders, or face loss of market share. As ever, this kind of disruption is not risk-free.
JAN 19, 2021 Cision PR Web
Cision PR Web

Industrial Internet Consortium Launches IIoT RFP Toolkit

The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™) today announced the release of its IIC RFP Toolkit, a collection of best practices and online tools to help guide IIoT project managers and procurement managers and buyers through the process of procuring all the different components and resources required for a complete end-to-end IIoT solution.
DEC 15, 2020 IoT For All
IoT For All

The IoT Landscape in 2021

In episode 96 of the IoT For All Podcast, Matt Hatton of Transforma Insights joins us to talk about the IoT landscape of 2020 and 2021. Matt shares some forecasts for the IoT space for early 2021, including the role of hyperscalers on the landscape, and some of the biggest challenges coming for companies looking to start their IoT journeys.
DEC 09, 2020 Telecoms.com
Telecoms.com

LoRa Alliance rolls out QR codes for zero-touch onboarding

The humble QR code has been adopted by the LoRa Alliance to speed up and simplify IoT device provisioning. The industry group, which promotes the LoRa LPWAN standard, said its new QR codes can be printed on IoT devices, and carry the required device and vendor information in a format that can be readily entered into a network management system, thereby enabling zero-touch onboarding.
DEC 04, 2020 CIrcleID
CIrcleID

An Innovative Framework That Will Help the IoT Industry Scale Into the Billions

The Internet of Things (IoT) is on an explosive growth trajectory. According to Transforma Insights, the number of IoT-connected devices is projected to increase to 24.1 billion worldwide by 2030. That's almost a three-fold increase from 2019.
NOV 25, 2020 Analytics Insight
Analytics Insight

77% of devices that we presently use are utilizing ML presently

Machine Learning (ML) is a well-known innovation that nearly everyone knows about. A study uncovers that 77% of devices that we presently use are utilizing ML. From a social event of SMART devices over Netflix proposition through products like Amazon’s Alexa, and Google Home, artificial intelligence services are proclaiming cutting-edge innovative solutions for organizations and regular day to day existences. The year 2021 is ready to observe some significant ML and AI trends that would maybe reshape our economic, social, and industrial workings.
NOV 12, 2020 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

And the winner is … well, there is no ‘the best’ in the IoT AEP space

On the 11th November, Transforma Insights published its inaugural IoT Application Enablement Platform (AEP) Peer Benchmarking report, which examines the strategies of twelve leading vendors of IoT AEP capabilities. The companies covered are: Altair, AWS, Clearblade, Ericsson, Fujitsu, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, PTC, SAP, Siemens, and Software AG.
OCT 12, 2020 Telecoms.com
Telecoms.com

LoRaWAN goes trans-Tasman via Spark’s NNNCo deal

LoRaWAN boosted its cross-border credentials on Monday thanks to a partnership between Spark New Zealand and Australia’s National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo).
SEP 16, 2020 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

And the winner is… Assessing CSP strategies in IoT

On the 15th September, Transforma Insights published its inaugural Communications Service Provider IoT Peer Benchmarking report, which examines the strategies of the ten leading CSPs in addressing IoT. The companies covered are: Aeris Communications, AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, KORE, Orange, Telefónica, Telenor, Telia, Verizon and Vodafone. In this article I want to share some of the findings, including who we consider to be the best across the various categories that we analyse in this extensive report.
JUL 28, 2020 IoT Business News
IoT Business News

Communication Service Provider IoT strategies in 2020: more independent, realistic and sophisticated

For the last ten years I have been writing in-depth reports about how Communications Service Providers such as AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica, Verizon and Vodafone address the IoT market. I am currently nearing the end of the research phase for the inaugural Transforma Insights ‘Communications Service Provider Internet of Things Peer Benchmarking Report’. The changes happening in the provision of connectivity are perhaps bigger now than they have ever been.
JUN 08, 2020 Machine Design
Machine Design

A Watchful Eye: Student Pinpoints Systemic Design Failures in Camera Systems

Vendors inadvertently introduce flaws into the design and implementation of shared IoT ecosystems.