Playing catch-up to the early adopters of analytics, AI and machine learning

14 September 2021

Sarthak Rohal, VP - IT services at AlphaCodes

Sarthak Rohal, VP - IT services at AlphaCodes

Early adopters of data analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) tools have found themselves in a position of favour in today’s rapidly accelerating digital world. 

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Sensor to satellite sows new IoT seeds for agriculture

31 August 2021

Alastair Williamson, CEO at Wyld Networks

Alastair Williamson, CEO at Wyld Networks

Alastair Williamson, CEO at Wyld Networks looks at why agriculture is turning to the IoT for help and the role of satellite comms

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation has predicted that global food production in 2050 will need to be 70% higher than in 2009, as the world population and calorie per capita intake continues to grow rapidly.

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Halifax businesses set for full fibre boost as CityFibre announces £23m town-wide roll out

25 August 2021

CityFibre, the independent full fibre platform, has named Halifax as one of the next UK towns in line for a multi-million investment in its digital infrastructure. 

Nationally, CityFibre is building new and better digital infrastructure for up to at least eight million homes and businesses through its up to £4bn Gigabit City Investment Programme. It is set to invest £23m in a new town-wide network that will bring full fibre connectivity – the best technology for the job – within reach of almost every home and business in Halifax.

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OpenRAN for UK 5G AI smart city deployment

25 August 2021

Belgian software vendor Accelleran will supply the 5G radio access network for the Smart Junctions 5G (SJ5G) project under way in the UK.

Led by Vivacity Labs and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), the SJ5G consortium’s objective is to develop and deploy a next generation traffic signal optimisation system using artificial intelligence (AI). Real-time data coming from a low-latency 5G private network, which is needed by SJ5G’s AI algorithms, will be managed via Accelleran’s dRAX software.

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