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What Does 2018 Have In Store For Token Sales?

by Pete Wassell | March 7, 2018 | IoT

Token sales have exploded into the mainstream market over the last few years, leading to a massive growth in the crypto markets.   2017 was an astounding year for token sales, with more than 800 different cryptocurrencies available for buyers and the equivalent of $4 billion raised in the process. December even saw Bitcoin reach

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Why Businesses Need to Address IoT Security in 2018

by Pete Wassell | March 7, 2018 | IoT Wearables

In many ways, cybersecurity is often overlooked and underfunded within industry. A recent report from Forrester Consulting and ForeScout has found that 4 out of 5 organizations are not confident that they can see every device on their network from access points and portals. Beyond that, 59% of enterprise are apparently willing to tolerate a

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How Augmented Reality Will Improve Customer Journeys

by Pete Wassell | March 7, 2018 | IoT Wearables

Augmented reality has been coined the “next big thing” for innovators everywhere, disrupting numerous industries including food, automotive and digital marketing. As it transitions into business applications, we look at the key ways in which it will be able to impact mainstream customer journeys.   Interactive Advertising A recent study titled “74% of digital natives

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IoT Succeeds in Boosting Companies’ Profitability

by Pete Wassell | March 6, 2018 | IoT Wearables

Internet of Things (IoT) is continuing its rapid integration into our homes and industry, fundamentally changing how we live and work. What many businesses fail to understand is that to profit from IoT, they need actively adapt to smart technologies and networks – not the other way around. The rise in IoT and digital has

How Will Industry 4.0 Impact U.S Manufacturing?

by Pete Wassell | March 5, 2018 | IoT

The future of U.S. manufacturing is bright; however, its success depends on how well industry leaders understand the world of robotics, data, automation and 3D printing, without overlooking the value of human capital.  Whilst human-free warehouses and factories are still in the distant future, sophisticated automation and cutting-edge production technologies are becoming a standard feature

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Why you need to have a MATE™ to help you with Digital Security

by Pete Wassell | March 2, 2018 | IoT

IoT has Revolutionized the Working Environment for Good  An ever-increasing number of enterprises and individuals are relying upon smart networks and platforms to manage diversifying catalogues of specialist machinery and tools. This boom has been driven by the simple fact that these systems and technologies are good at what they do. Progression through the fourth

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The Advent of Blockchain for Business

by Pete Wassell | March 2, 2018 | IoT

Blockchain technology is set to be the next disruptor that will become intrinsically embedded within business processes. Industry leaders have predicted that it will improve visibility, productivity and security for business. For businesses, blockchain technology can be used to monitor and track products as they pass through a supply chain. When an item is passed

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The Political Future of Blockchain

by Pete Wassell | March 2, 2018 | IoT

Coming off the back of the first U.S. Congress hearing for, ‘Blockchain Applications Beyond Bitcoin’, it seems that governments are finally paying attention to the biggest technological revolution since the Internet and—more importantly—how it will affect them. Here are just a few of the topics lawmakers may be considering.   National Security This issue was

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IoT implementation challenges and how to overcome them

by Pete Wassell | March 2, 2018 | IoT

What are the top challenges facing IoT implementation within industrial and commercial markets in 2018?   We outline three key hurdles below: Security Whether threats come from nation states, hacktivists or organised cyber-gangs, 64% of poll responders in the UK, and 65% in the US see cybersecurity as a huge issue. Hackers will often look

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Challenges That Face Blockchain and IoT Convergence

by Pete Wassell | March 1, 2018 | IoT

IoT and Blockchain technologies are revolutionary in isolation. But what is holding back their inevitable convergence for industrial and commercial applications?   Scale A technical challenge facing distributed ledger technology and IoT convergence, is the ability to scale to be able to match service and security requirements across a network of devices. These requirements aren’t