The company Hive, which is based in Sweden, announced their solution for video integration with Skype Meeting Broadcast and Office Video. They claim that their Hive Streaming software can significantly reduce network load in large video meetings over Microsoft's software.
UROS – Uni-fi Roaming Solutions and iBasis have collaborated to be the first to remotely provision a user subscription in a mobile hotspot device. The new global mobile access technology allows the UROS’ Goodspeed mobile hotspots, Goodspeed Roaming enabled smartphones and many other connected UROS IoT devices, to update to a selected local mobile operator subscription automatically as users travel across borders, all using a single SIM.
Altair Semiconductor announced at MWC in Barcelona last week that it is teaming up with Geotab to power the next generation of GPS vehicle tracking devices operating on AT&T’s 4G LTE network. Designed to meet the needs of telematics applications, Altair’s CAT-1 chipset will usher in the new era of Geotab’s LTE-connected products.
The public cloud services market in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is projected to grow 22.2 percent in 2017 to total $1.2billion, up from $956 million in 2016, according to Gartner. The highest growth for the cloud services market in MENA comes from platform as a service (PaaS) at 28.8 percent growth and software as a service (SaaS) at 28.5 percent growth.
The number of remotely monitored patients grew by 44 percent to 7.1 million in 2016 as the market entered a growth phase fuelled by rising market acceptance in several key verticals, according to a new study from Berg Insight.
Telesoftas, one of Europe’s leading app and platform developers, has unveiled its new documentation software, used on cryptocurrency, at Mobile World Congress. The software provides the latest in document authentication and is set to revolutionise record keeping for the healthcare, finance and pension sectors.
Ericsson has launched Connected Vehicle Marketplace, a white-label solution to reduce the complexities of building digital service ecosystems for connected vehicles. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), partners and motorists will now be able to drive the development of innovation and connectivity in the automotive industry.
d-LAB, the Mobile World Capital Barcelona digital transformation programme, has presented the results of its project connecting the latest Big Data and IoT technologies with tourism at the Sagrada Familia church.
Essence SmartCare and Telekom Slovenije have announced they are partnering to offer Essence’s award-winning Care@Home aging-in-place solutions to the Slovenian market, giving seniors the independence and security they seek.
SAP announced at MWC the expansion of SAP Cloud Platform, formerly known as SAP HANA Cloud Platform, with new capabilities and enhancements to provide an industry-leading platform as a service (PaaS). The company also said that they plan to deliver SAP Cloud Platform SDK for iOS within one month.
Meontrust will showcase an updated and enhanced version of its MePIN Mobile Connect Smartphone App Authenticator at MWC in Barcelona. The MePIN for Mobile Connect smartphone app authenticator and SDK is available for iOS and Android platforms and supports a multitude of privacy protecting and business supporting features.
Italtel, along with its partner Exprivia, will showcase portfolio of solutions to support service providers, enterprises and the public sector in the digital transformation process at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.
Netgem will demonstrate the first of its new range of out-of-the box lifestyle entertainment solutions at Mobile World Congress. The new solutions will enable mobile operators to conquer the household and enable them to differentiate through disruptive form factors and “wow” features.
JMA Wireless has developed mobile connectivity solution used in Carlsberg City District. This new sustainable city district, on the original site of the famous Carlsberg Brewery, is minutes from the center of Copenhagen and includes 101,000 m2 of space dedicated to housing, commercial offices, shops, restaurants, underground parking and the new Carlsberg Campus for UCC university college.
Swedish company Imagimob will launch SensorBeat Edge at MWC in Barcelona. It is a real time AI system for proffesional users. In manufacturing operations the system can use multiple data sources to more efficiently predict downtime. In healthcare both motion and biometric sensors can be analysed simultaneously.
TeleSoftas has just received EU funding to research and develop virtual reality applications which empower patients to overcome their life-limiting phobias. The solution will help treat mental health issues, including phobias, by exposing the patient to the particular anxiety in a safe virtual environment.
The companies Aricent and Rohde&Schwarz Cybersecurity have announced a technology solution to further enhance quality of service, traffic optimization and service charging. Their new product will be presented at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.
Huawei is preparing to enter the competitive world of digital assistants with its own voice-powered service, according to Bloomberg. A team of more than a hundred engineers is in the early stages of developing the technology at its Shenzhen offices, one of the people familiar with the matter said.
Groupe ADP, the operator of Paris’s airports, has begun testing new face-recognition software at Charles de Gaulle airport to speed passengers through immigration faster after terrorist attacks on the capital doubled delays amid tighter security, according to Bloomberg.
IBM and Visa announced the industry’s first collaboration that brings the point of sale everywhere Visa is accepted, by allowing businesses to quickly introduce secure payment experiences for any device connected to the Internet of Things (IoT).
The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) announced that the popular LightweightM2M (LwM2M) version 1.0 specification has moved from Candidate Release status to Approved Release status. Marking an important milestone for this specification, which is being widely deployed in the industry, the move to Approved status indicates that all features for LwM2M v1.0 have been frozen.
Veeam Software announced a new initiative to give away up to $200 million through an exclusive Veeam FREE Cloud Services program. Effective immediately, every customer using Veeam for on-premises backup and recovery is now eligible for up to $1,000 in free cloud backup and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) from Veeam and its partners.
Israelian company RAD has announced that it will unveil its vCPE-OS software at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, together with its ETX-2v white box. Part of RAD’s Service Assured Access (SAA) solution, vCPE-OS runs on any white box server and is also pre-loaded in RAD’s vCPE devices.
IBM Security announced the availability of Watson for Cyber Security, the industry’s first augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). Over the past year, Watson has been trained on the language of cybersecurity, ingesting over 1 million security documents. Watson can now help security analysts parse thousands of natural language research reports that have never before been accessible to modern security tools.
Italtel announced it will launch its Itaca solution at Mobile World Congress 2017. As a modular and configurable analytics solution, Itaca improves the end-user experience, leveraging end-to-end visibility, knowledge and understanding of network and delivered services.
Microsoft and other major technology companies and banks are forming an alliance to advance the adoption of Ethereum blockchain database technology in corporations, potentially offering better security for recording transactions, according to Bloomberg.
Facebook’s users often connect on the social network to seek relief and provide support during times of crisis. According to Bloomberg, the company is now updating its Safety Check feature to make it easier for people to find or give help such as food, shelter or transportation during local disasters.
Microsoft will help cloud customers fend off patent lawsuits and expand coverage of related litigation costs, seeking to distinguish its services from rivals in the fast-growing market for internet-based computing, according to Bloomberg.
The OpenFog Consortium announces the release of the OpenFog Reference Architecture, a universal technical framework designed to enable the data-intensive requirements of the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and artificial intelligence (AI) applications.