Clouds on the horizon

Manufacturers are under extreme pressure to digitise. The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has been pretty lively in 2020-21, noted Gartner. Much of the activity has been the crush of vendors rushing to embrace microservices, containerized applications and low-code/no-code development, wrote Rick Franzosa senior director analyst at Gartner. In a blog…

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Global IoT market will surpass the US$1T mark by 2024

A COVID-19 driven new digital transformation wave will fuel higher growth across all IoT markets. The global internet of things (IoT) market by revenue will be worth US$1.1 trillion by 2024, with much of the growth coming from wearables, reported analyst firm GlobalData. In its latest report, ‘Thematic Research: Internet…

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Asia-Pacific’s Internet of Things market worth close to US$437B by 2026

COVID-19 has had a negative impact on projects that integrate innovative technolgies. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis finds that Asia-Pacific’s Internet of Things (IoT) market is rapidly being transformed by mega trends, including the integration of edge-computing networks into IoT systems and new narrow-band (NB) IoT deployments. Driven by growing…

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IT/OT convergence to support resilient decision making in APAC

The ability of operations to consume data insight and enable resilient decision making will become critical. The shift in maturity of integration of IT and OT systems will bring a critical focus to processes and organisations. In a recently released report, IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT/OT Convergence 2021 Predictions — Asia/Pacific (excluding…

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IoT and applying it to different fields in Hong Kong

Huang Jingwen, Assistant Government Chief Information Officer (Industry Development) discusses the importance of IoT for HK. The technology and application of the Internet of Things have developed rapidly around the world. According to the results of the “IDC Global Internet of Things Decision Makers Survey 2019”, it is found that 63.5…

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U-MING Marine Taiwan installs IoT fleet management platform

Benefits will include increased efficiency, greater safety, reduced costs, and lower environmental risks. Taiwanese bulk carrier, U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation (U-MING) will use Ericsson to partner with to digitise its fleet performance management through intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity. The new fleet performance management platform (FPM) will enable professionals…

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BHP increases the pace of innovation with mixed reality and IoT

The Pilbara is a remote and ancient landscape in the north of Western Australia. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, Australia mining company BHP was still able to innovate during lockdown. For example, Andrew Wood a BHP mechanical fitter with 30 years’ experience under his belt and he works for BHPs iron ore…

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Mobile alliance agrees to eSIM network changes in China and Singapore

Alliance covers 34 countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. Mobile alliance covering 34 countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Bridge Alliance, will collaborate with China Unicom and Singtel to enable enterprise customers of both companies to perform embedded SIM (eSIM) changes over-the-air (OTA). This will allow…

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