As part of its FutureScape prediction series for 2015, IDC looked at the impending IoT space from a broad spectrum of angles, including network capacity, security and cloud.
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Wireless technology is evolving on all fronts — in personal, local and wide area networks — and in some surprising directions. Here are the latest developments in Wi-Fi, mobile broadband, white space radio and more.
A number of stumbling blocks are still to be overcome before white-space spectrum can be used to deliver a viable Wi-Fi service.
Ofcom has launched a consultation on the use of white-space that could see the reuse of TV spectrum to provide connectivity for a range of uses and devices before the end of next year.
The US Air Force's $3.5bn Space Fence surveillance system is designed to detect satellites and debris in low Earth orbit, and its first radar station will be based in the Marshall Islands.
Next year should see the public launch of a brand new wireless network technology now being trialled in Cambridge, aiming to give connectivity to thousands of devices at low cost and low power
What does a retail giant, an insurance company, a gambling powerhouse, an audit firm and a charity have in common? They're all on Yammer, a private social-networking tool for enterprise that can connect via APIs to company systems.
The predicted impact on the Earth of the Sun's recent energetic Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) happened on Thursday at 1100 GMT, the American National Weather Service's Space Weather Center has reported."The coronal mass ejection (CME) associated with the R3 (Strong) Radio Blackout event from 0024 UTC March 7 (7:24 p.
The weather data and monitoring company will team with Radiometrics to get a better handle on temperature, humidity and liquid conditions in the earth's atmospheric layer.
The Chinese government has outlined the country's space strategy, including a global satellite network and plans for space exploration.The whitepaper, published in English on China Daily on Friday, gives details on China's strategy for the next five years.
The Fishburners collaborative working space for start-ups and investors is using funding from the NSW Government and Ninefold to increase its productivity by improving its internet connection and implementing a wireless network.
The Rosat satellite, a joint project between US, UK and German researchers and run by the German space agency, has re-entered the Earth's atmosphere, though its exact location on the surface is unknown
Identified is a new company that wants to take on LinkedIn in the professional social network space by leveraging Facebook.
NASA scientists for the first time can track the effects of a solar storm on Earth, offering new advancements in our ability to predict space weather and how it will impact our electronics.
Earth Networks will contribute environmental monitoring technology in regions only sparsely covered by a European climate science consortium.
Atlantis's mission to the International Space Station is the final flight in the 30-year-old space shuttle programme, which has pushed technology to its limits
Ofcom is planning a digital switch-off for FM radio and eyeing the frequencies for more broadband services. An exciting alternative is already available
How astronauts use ultrasound technology -- and how that can help developing countries.
The European Space Agency has signed a deal for the construction of its IXV space vehicle, an unmanned craft that will test re-entry technology from low Earth orbit