Semantic interoperability

15 September 2020

By transforming the environment with billions of active devices, IoT will enable countless possibilities from autonomous vehicles to wearable technology, connected health and smarter cities

By transforming the environment with billions of active devices, IoT will enable countless possibilities from autonomous vehicles to wearable technology, connected health and smarter cities

The Internet of Things (IoT) market is expected to be worth $1.1 trillion by 2021, as it continues to expand across different verticals, with China among the fastest developing regions.

By transforming the environment with billions of active devices, the Internet of Things (IoT) will enable countless possibilities from autonomous vehicles to wearable technology, connected health and smarter cities.

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‘IoT devices put workplace privacy at risk’

11 September 2020

While the majority (88%) of IT teams said IoT devices will make their workplaces more efficient, there are also substantial concerns regarding the infrastructure required for updating these devices

Almost three quarters (74%) of IT decision makers believe that IoT devices in the enterprise pose a significant threat  to workplace privacy, according to new research. 

A report from Kollective called Distributed Devices is based on a survey of 270 UK and US-based IT decision makers and claims to explore the challenges and risks of incorporating IoT devices into business ecosystems.

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Mayflex names new AV market manager

08 September 2020

Mayflex, the distributor of converged IP solutions, has hired Simon Jacobs in the role of AV Market Manager.

This newly-created position will see Simon responsible for developing and introducing a range of passive AV products and accessories to add to the Mayflex product portfolio.

Andrew Percival, managing director commented “We are pleased to welcome Simon to our business, we believe that he is the perfect fit for this role bringing with him over 20 years’ experience of the AV market. "Simon will develop a product roadmap focused on growing our presence in the AV market, he will also work closely with the leadership, sales and marketing teams to provide regular product training, develop both offline and online collateral and support customers with product selection and system design.”

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AI waiter getting bars and restaurants back in business

15 July 2020

AI-powered digital waiter and menu service, w8r.ai, has launched to help restaurants, cafés and bars to safely re-open their doors as lockdown restrictions begin to be lifted.

The service removes the need for physical menus and lets customers order food and drink directly to their table from their own phone, increasing staff and customer safety. Customers simply use their phone camera to scan a QR code on their table, which launches a digital menu from which they can browse and tap to order.”

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