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Using AI to manage IoT sensor power

Researchers aim to increase the lifespan of sensors and IoT devices by using AI and energy-harvesting technology.

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Forrester: Get ready for IoT networking chaos

The varying network needs of IoT devices may force enterprises to master many connectivity technologies.

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IoT and AI boost Volvo Trucks vehicle connectivity

Volvo Trucks North America is using IoT and advanced analytics to improve vehicle diagnostics, streamline maintenance, and help fleet operators keep their trucks on the road.

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IoT Roundup: Carriers and connectivity fueling Microsoft's IoT expansion, IoT networks getting smarter, and security corner

This month's installment covers the impetus lent to IoT deployments by the ongoing pandemic, some new wrinkles in the security picture, and the possibility of more intelligence at the network edge in the future.

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How building bricks could store electricity

The red pigment in bricks can be converted into a plastic that conducts electricity, allowing researchers from Washington University to turn bricks into electricity storage devices.

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What 5G promises for IoT

Right away 5G looks promising for high-density IoT deployments, but future releases of the cellular technology have even greater potential.

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How sensors, ambient intelligence could revolutionize healthcare

Wireless technologies could help mitigate clinical errors and improve caregiving in hospitals and at home.

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Arista adds IoT, remote-work management to campus family

Arista has added IoT monitoring and management to its CloudVision platform that can be shared with products by VMware, Microsoft and IBM's Red Hat.

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Could human organs join networks?

Ongoing research explores biologically-based communication networks and electronics that could directly connect to human tissues.

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Vendors lengthen the range of 5G millimeter-wave transmissions

Tests involving Ericsson and Qualcomm overcame some of the limiting characteristics of 5G millimeter connectivity, more than doubling its effective distance.

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Edge computing: The next generation of innovation

The future of enterprise tech won't be confined to the data center mothership -- nor even the public cloud. Wedded to the internet of things, edge computing puts processing horsepower wherever it needs to go.

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4 essential edge-computing use cases

Placing processing power and storage at the edge of enterprise networks takes many forms but delivers faster response times and can reduce the need for WAN bandwidth.

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Chip maker Nvidia takes a $40B chance on Arm Holdings

Nvidia's deal to buy Arm would launch the processor maker as a world-class power with reach into servers and cell phones - if regulators allow it.

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IoT power: battery, wired or wireless?

Powering small IoT devices spread over a wide area is an important issue, and efficiency is the name of the game.

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What is IPv6, and why aren’t we there yet?

IPv6 has been in the works since 1998 to address the shortfall of IP addresses available under Ipv4, yet despite its efficiency and security advantages, adoption is still slow.

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IoT roundup: A wide-scale security flaw and energy-sector botnets

Monitoring water treatment using IoT will become $3.5 billion business.

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Industry groups prep Ethernet for operational, wireless networks

The Ethernet Alliance and Avnu Alliance separately are moving Ethernet technology forward with a standard for twisted-pair Ethernet and a push for time-sensitive networking over wireless.

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Federated learning improves how AI data is managed, thwarts data leakage

Researchers from Penn Medicine are studying new AI models using federated learning to improve how brain tumors are detected and treated.

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