22 February 2019
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and OpenFog Consortium have agreed in principle to combine.
The combined memberships will continue to drive the momentum of the industrial internet including the development and promotion of industry guidance and best practices for fog and edge computing. The organisations expect the details to be finalised in early 2019.Find out more
05 February 2019
Ordnance Survey and Mobileye have teamed-up to deliver high precision road network location data to enable a fully connected digital Britain.
The mapping agency says its “world leading” geospatial and technology expertise will be paired with Mobileye’s automotive camera-based mapping capabilities to offer a new, accurate location information service to customers from many markets, including the energy and infrastructure sector.
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31 January 2019
The LoRa Alliance has introduced new specifications for its open LoRaWAN IoT protocol. In what’s said to be a unique capability among low power WANs, LoRaWAN now supports firmware and standardised updates over the air (FUOTA). The three new specifications include: Application layer clock synchronisation v1.0; Remote multicast setup v1.0; and Fragmented data block transport v1.0.Find out more
31 January 2019
Injury claims handlers at Allianz Insurance can now action UK Ministry of Justice Stage 3 claims using a new digital platform launched in partnership with law firm Keoghs.
Defendant Hub, described as the “first truly” automated end-to-end digital system for Stage 3 claims, puts an end to case handlers will checking and responding to a court proceedings pack, while having to manually download documents which are then forwarded to legal personnel. Under the old system, the results were then shared with handlers who would manually update the system once the Stage 3 hearing had taken place.Find out more