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Xavier Mathieu, CEO, Birdz

Xavier Mathieu, CEO, Birdz

Birdz has a central role in its parent company’s “raison d’être” to resource the world. Xavier Mathieu talks about the importance of having a job with purpose and why environmental IoT’s time has come.

Companies team to deliver asset tracking and smart building kits

Companies team to deliver asset tracking and smart building kits

Semtech, Amazon Web Services and TensorIoT are joining forces on the kits which integrate Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol to simplify IoT solutions development.

Smart “cluster” aims to act as a living lab for future smart cities

Smart “cluster” aims to act as a living lab for future smart cities

A mixed-use community of 25 businesses and 750 homes in the UK’s West Midlands is implementing a smart street lighting system which it claims will reduce energy consumption by more than 60 per cent.

South Korea progresses IoT network for its expressways

South Korea progresses IoT network for its expressways

The Korean Expressway Corporation is building the IoT network with Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol as the first stage of a four-year deployment plan.

Turnkey contact tracing solution launched for workplaces

Turnkey contact tracing solution launched for workplaces

Kerlink and Microshare have combined their technology and expertise to develop the solution which makes use of inexpensive Bluetooth beacons rather than smartphones.

IoT starter kit launched for UK local authorities

IoT starter kit launched for UK local authorities

Pinacl hopes its Ultimate IoT Kit will help public sector organisations experience the benefits of IoT solutions before committing to a large-scale deployment.

LoRaWAN security warning for smart cities

LoRaWAN security warning for smart cities

New research warns that in extreme cases, a compromised network could mask physical attacks against infrastructure or cause industrial equipment containing volatile substances to break, combust or even explode.

Seoul bolsters its smart city infrastructure with IoT network

Seoul bolsters its smart city infrastructure with IoT network

The Metropolitan Government is planning to deploy a city-wide Internet of Things network as part of its plan to create one of the world’s first hyper-connected cities by 2022.

City of Gold Coast launches Australia's largest LoRaWAN

City of Gold Coast launches Australia's largest LoRaWAN

The network can support more than 600,000 sensors and real-time management tools and is being made available for commercial deployment of IoT applications.

Australian city standardises data ahead of smart city scale-up

Australian city standardises data ahead of smart city scale-up

NNNCo’s common data platform will harmonise data from the city of Newcastle’s devices and remove the need for complex systems and sensor integration.