Will IoT accelerate movement from products to services?

| June 15, 2016

Will IoT accelerate movement from products to services?
At the LiveWorx conference in Boston this week, Accenture Senior Managing Director Eric Shaeffer gave some new insight about the growth of the Internet of Things...

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Ericsson offers a holistic set of IoT capabilities that can position operators to truly capture the significant IoT opportunity.

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Ericsson offers a holistic set of IoT capabilities that can position operators to truly capture the significant IoT opportunity.

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INDUSTRIAL IOT

Mobilogix and rfxcel Announce Strategic Partnership in IoT Solutions

Mobilogix | October 14, 2021

Mobilogix, the leading provider of cost-optimized state-of-the-art cellular IoT solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with rfxcel, part of Antares Vision Group and a leading serialization and traceability enterprise solution provider. Together, the companies will offer innovative supply chain and logistics IoT solutions that complement each other's strengths to greater serve growing market demands, including asset tracking and traceability for full end-to-end supply chain visibility. Mobilogix will support rfxcel with an array of its solutions, including the BAT-X IoT tracker and BTM250 Bluetooth beacon sensor. rfxcel's track and trace software solutions meet the growing demand for smart, scalable asset-tracking optimized for logistics and supply chain use cases. "It is a critical time to serve the market's growing needs," said Charlie Williams, EVP Sales and Marketing at Mobilogix. "We are pleased to leverage our synergies to penetrate the market for both partners." "We are excited about partnering with Mobilogix to provide track and trace solutions that utilize the latest and best IoT technologies. By combining Mobilogix's innovative hardware with our best-in-class track and trace software, we offer better data and operational outcomes for any market and any industry." rfxcel CEO Glenn Abood About Mobilogix Mobilogix is the world's leading provider in IoT asset optimization and management solutions. The company's solutions are deployed by leading companies in Agriculture, Automotive, Construction, Industrial and Transportation to track, monitor, and optimize their assets with actionable real-time data. Mobilogix is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has global offices in Brazil, India, Hong Kong and China. About rfxcel Part of Antares Vision Group, rfxcel provides leading-edge software solutions to help companies build and manage their digital supply chain, lower costs, protect their products and brand reputations, and engage consumers. Blue-chip organizations in the life sciences (pharmaceuticals and medical devices), food and beverage, worldwide government, and consumer goods industries trust rfxcel's Traceability System to power end-to-end supply chain solutions in track and trace, environmental monitoring, regulatory compliance, serialization, and visibility. Founded in 2003, the company is headquartered in the United States and has offices in the United Kingdom, the EU, Latin America, Russia, India, Japan, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. About Antares Vision Group Antares Vision Group protects products, people, and brands with inspection systems featuring 6,500 quality controls, track and trace software solutions for end-to-end transparency and visibility in digital supply chains, and smart data management tools for maximum operational efficiency, from raw materials to final consumers. It provides solutions to five primary industries: pharmaceuticals and life sciences (medical devices and hospitals), food and beverage, cosmetics, and consumer packaged goods. Active in more than 60 countries, Antares Vision Group has seven production facilities and three Innovation and Research Centers in Italy, 22 foreign subsidiaries, and a global network of more than 40 partners. Today, 10 of the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical companies use its solutions to secure their production and supply chain operations; worldwide, it has deployed more than 25,000 inspection systems and more than 3,500 serialization modules. Antares Vision Group has been listed on the Italian Stock Exchange's AIM Italia market since April 2019 and in the STAR Segment of the Mercato Telematico Azionario (MTA) since May 2021.

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Zyter Partners with Juganu to Deliver Digital Smart Lighting and Sensor Platform for Smart Cities

Zyter | October 13, 2021

Zyter, Inc., a leading IoT-enablement platform, announced today it has formed a strategic partnership with Juganu, an Israel-based, smart infrastructure company. Under the terms of the agreement, Zyter will leverage Juganu’s smart lighting solutions and network connectivity framework on future smart campus and smart city implementations worldwide. In a smart city deployment, smart lighting enables connected light sources and IoT-enabled sensors to be controlled through a single management dashboard or even a smartphone. The integration of Zyter’s IoT platform and command center with Juganu’s connected lighting solutions platform, and sensors provide a bird’s eye view of what’s happening in a city. When deployed on city streets, Juganu's network connectivity framework allows municipalities to provide public Wi-Fi and data-driven insights to develop people-centered cities and spaces. In the case of emergency events, automated alerts are sent to a dashboard for fast resolution by city administrators. Trusted by Qualcomm® to be the foundation of its Smart Cities Accelerator Program, Zyter SmartSpaces is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that breaks down silos of information by integrating and consolidating data from IoT devices and applications. The platform also provides complete visibility of what is happening across an entire network of connected devices and sensors, supported by advanced analytics. Zyter offers a number of pre-configured SmartSpaces solutions for specific markets including healthcare, education, transportation, and others. Juganu’s FOAM digital platform utilizes the public lighting infrastructure and covers entire spaces with lighting, sensors, and communication utilizing artificial intelligence edge computing. The end-to-end solution enables the transformation to connected and safe spaces, solving smart city and smart retail challenges while shrinking installation times. Juganu lighting fixtures come integrated with a full suite of sensors that provide a basis for a Smart City operating system. “Zyter continues to build partnerships with innovative companies like Juganu that extend and enhance the capabilities of our IoT platform and SmartSpaces solutions. Smart lighting is important because it provide a fast and economical way for cities and businesses to become smarter and greener.” Sanjay Govil, founder and CEO of Zyter, Inc “By partnering with Zyter, we can streamline the smart city development process,” said Eran Ben-Shmuel, CEO at Juganu. “This partnership helps ensure we can deliver more comprehensive smart city solutions, with a faster lead time to achieve a better result for our end customers, cities and communities.” About Juganu Founded in 2011, Juganu provides digital tools for the physical world. We are the only tailored holistic solution that enables a vast set of smart applications for both indoor and outdoor areas. Backed by leading investors including Comcast Ventures, Amdocs, Viola Growth, and others, Juganu holds 43 patents and makes its own unique LED using Planar technology, the best and richest light source other than natural light. Juganu is headquartered in Israel and has rapidly-growing offices in the US, Mexico, and Brazil. About Zyter, Inc. Zyter delivers a wide range of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions spanning buildings, stadiums, campuses, and even cities. As the foundation for the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program, the Zyter SmartSpaces platform supports solutions for multiple markets including healthcare, education, logistics, retail, travel, and construction. By integrating and consolidating data from IoT devices and applications, organizations can gain new insights to improve efficiencies while providing end-users with an engaging digital experience. In 2021, Zyter won more than 37 global awards for its IoT products including Best Technology and Company Innovation of the Year. Founded in 2017, the privately-held company is based in Rockville, Md.

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ENTERPRISE IOT

Synaptiq and AlgoLook Demo Machine Vision Mask Detection Model at 2021 NSC Safety Congress and Expo

Synaptiq | October 12, 2021

Synaptiq, a full-scale artificial intelligence firm creating customized AI solutions, and AlgoLook, an AI product company focused on building technology products to enhance safety, security, health, and wellbeing in facilities, have developed a machine vision mask detection model that will be demonstrated at the 2021 National Safety Council Congress and Expo in Orlando, Florida, October 11 - 13, 2021. The demo will be featured in the conference’s new NSC Technology Safety Pavilion, at Booth 1975 on the conference floor, and will be available for conference attendees to test. The novel machine vision model uses a deep neural network trained on thousands of images to detect the presence or absence of masks in milliseconds. “As businesses rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic and in-person events take place again, it will be imperative to continue to ensure attendees are protected. Mask-wearing is a huge part of mitigating virus spread and getting back to business as usual. Our machine vision model gives safety and compliance officials an efficient and reliable tool that can help them do their jobs better during this stressful time.” Stephen Sklarew, CEO of Synaptiq The specialized tools and techniques used to bring this mask detection model to life can readily be deployed to solve other safety and security challenges, such hard hat and high visibility vest enforcement, weapon location, hazard proximity detection, and more. “We are very excited to be showcased in the new NSC Technology Safety Pavilion. We believe demonstrating Synaptiq’s mask compliance model is very timely, as this show requires a mask to attend. This model is one of many that can be delivered via AlgoLook’s SAFE platform, along with our proprietary sensor, AlgoAir, a Vape and THC detector.” AlgoLook CEO and Co-founder John Dankovchik About Synaptiq With over 50 clients in 20 sectors worldwide, Synaptiq is a full-scale AI consultancy bringing impactful solutions to the enterprise using machine learning, machine vision, natural language processing, and other data-driven techniques. The firm creates customized platforms for image and document-intensive industries that are more powerful than existing off-the-shelf tools. Its team of management consultants, AI researchers and data scientists, and product development experts works directly with clients to leverage the unbeatable advantages of artificial intelligence, navigate potential obstacles, and become a smart enterprise of tomorrow. About Algolook AlgoLook, a 3 year old company exiting R&D stage, is now offering AlgoAir, a Vape and THC sensor that not only integrates seamlessly with a facility’s VMS, enabling fast enforcement, it is also the only THC sensor on the market with a 100% concealed installation form factor. AlgoLook is the maker of the SAFE (situational awareness for enterprise) platform, an AI powered, real-time platform that ingests multimodal inputs (air, particulates, gases, thermal, NLP, NLU, and numerous computer vision models) to be then delivered in a unified experience in real-time. We think of IOT as your remote sight, sound, and smell.

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