Call for Applications: 2019 Pitching Den Competition

Pitching Den invites high-growth early-stage startups from all over the world to pitch their innovative business solutions to a well-rounded panel of venture capitalists, angel investors and business development experts, and to compete for investment, maximum media exposure and networking opportunities with enablers and sponsors.
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Purlin Market 2019 Global Industry Size, Segments, Growth, Manufacturers and 2025 Forecast

Purlin Market 2019 Industry report provides an extensive analysis of company overview, technological advancements, strategies adopted by the market leaders to ensure growth, sustainability, financial overview. Global Purlin Industry report also provides key information about the industry, including invaluable facts and figures, expert opinions, and the latest developments across the globe.
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Smartbins: Using Intelligent Harvest Baskets to Estimate the Stages of Berry Harvesting

This article proposes the use of Smartbins, intelligent harvest baskets with sensors to collect weight, temperature, and vibration data. Combined analysis of the variables collected, using machine learning algorithms, allows the system to estimate which stage the basket is at with an accuracy of 80%, and to assess whether the fruit has been exposed to situations that could affect its shelf life.

Call for Proposals: System able to measure the salinity and pollution level

The challenge is aimed at finding/developing a system able to measure the salinity and pollution level. In particular, the system shall provide information to improve cleaning activities in terms of a better planning and workforce management. The “desiderata” is an equipment or sensor which can alarm when the salinity or pollution levels exceeds the standard threshold.
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Waste Coffee Ground Biochar: A Material for Humidity Sensors

Worldwide consumption of coffee exceeds 11 billion tons/year. Used coffee grounds end up as landfill. However, the unique structural properties of its porous surface make coffee grounds popular for the adsorption of gaseous molecules. In the present work, we demonstrate the use of coffee grounds as a potential and cheap source for biochar carbon

Camera Stabilizers Industry Demand Market Size Analysis, Manufacturers, Size, Share, Forecast 2025

Camera Stabilizers Industry 2019 Global Industry research report presents you analysis of Industry size, share, and growth, trends, and cost structure, statistical and comprehensive data of the global Industry.

CropDeep: The Crop Vision Dataset for Deep-Learning-Based Classification and Detection in Precision Agriculture

To encourage further progress in challenging realistic agricultural conditions, we present the CropDeep species classification and detection dataset, consisting of 31,147 images with over 49,000 annotated instances from 31 different classes. In contrast to existing vision datasets, images were collected with different cameras and equipment in greenhouses, captured in a wide variety of situations.

Utility-scale battery solutions

Utility-scale battery solutions facilitate the integration of renewables from several fronts. First, they can help cope with the variability of renewables by storing energy in cases of excess generation, avoiding curtailment and supplying electricity to the grid when resources are scarce. Second, they are flexible and fast-responding technologies that help to maintain the balance in the system when sudden changes occur. In addition, using batteries to reduce congestion in the grid is also an emerging solution for some transmission system operators.

Call for Applications: Proptech startups around the world to join Colliers Proptech Accelerator

The Colliers Proptech Accelerator Powered by Techstars successfully completed its first class in 2018, with companies representing solutions across the real estate value chain such as commercial datasets for occupiers and investors; office services and tenant engagement; big data, analytics and artificial intelligence; space as a service; marketplaces and space utilization; and, Smart City and Internet of Things. The companies worked with more than 150 mentors from Colliers and the broader industry for the three-month program that culminated with demo day presentations to 600 Colliers people, clients, industry professionals and technology investors.
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Contribution of the Web of Things and of the Opportunistic Computing to the Smart Agriculture: A Practical Experiment

In this paper, we present a middleware platform for the Internet of Things that implements disruption tolerant opportunistic networking and computing techniques, and that makes it possible to expose and manage physical objects through Web-based protocols, standards and technologies, thus providing interoperability between objects and creating a Web of Things (WoT). This WoT-based opportunistic computing approach is backed up by a practical experiment whose outcomes are presented in this article.

Acquiring Food Security through Precision Farming Techniques

In this paper we deal with different aspects of precision farming & IoT in agriculture and their importance related to food security which attracts a lot more importance these days due to inflation.

Soil Less Farming With Industry 4.0

An Internet of Things (IoT) architecture for soil-less farming systems using Industry 4.0 is introduced. The architecture emphasizes the control of water quality in distributed soil-less food production systems by adhering to Industry 4.0 standards. Soil less agriculture can be defined as growing plants in the greenhouse system in solid environments other than soil which is enriched in nutritional solutions.

Blockchain Technology Implementation in Logistics

This paper researches decentralized data storage represented by blockchain technology and the possibility of its development in sustainable logistics and supply chain management. Although the benefits of blockchain technology have been most widely researched in the financial sector, major challenges in logistics, such as order delay, damage to goods, errors, and multiple data entry can also be minimized by introducing blockchain technology.

Robert Bosch Venture Capital launches Fund IV with 200 million euros

Each year, experts from RBVC examine over 2,000 startups, but only around a hundred of these make it to the shortlist. “We invest in six to ten carefully selected companies each year. In addition to capital, we also offer know-how and operational support. We also connect startups with Bosch operating units,” says RBVC managing director Philipp Rose. These alliances benefit the fledgling companies as well as Bosch itself. Startups get the opportunity to become a supplier, technology partner, or even customer of Bosch. Bosch, in turn, receives early access to the latest technologies and can incorporate them into its own innovations. “Open innovation is a win-win for startups and Bosch alike,” Rose says. “It also lets us ensure that the startup’s expertise stays in the startup.” Bosch currently collaborates with more than one hundred companies on open innovation projects.

EU's Call for Proposals: Smart Anything Everywhere

"Smart anything everywhere" stands for the next wave of products that integrate digital technology. The challenge is to accelerate the design, development and uptake of advanced digital technologies by European industry - especially SMEs and mid-caps - in products that include innovative electronic components, software and systems, and especially in sectors where digital technologies are underexploited.
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Agrodat: A Knowledge Centre and Decision Support System for Precision Farming Based on IoT and Big Data Technologies

In general, to implement precision farming and related methods, a vast amount of data about the cultivated fields must be collected from various sources, and analysed. Nationwide projects, such as Agrodat from Hungary, require even more sophisticated IoT and big data solutions starting from the sensor level, through to the applied communication network, and ending with the advanced data analytics facilities and knowledge centre.

AmI Garden: Building an IoT Infrastructure for Precision Agriculture

A unique implementation of precision agriculture in an experimental greenhouse in Crete, Greece, utilises software driven automations to boost greenhouse vegetable cultivation. The system is based on agricultural scenarios for each individual species that grows inside the greenhouse, consisting of the environmental parameters that each vegetable needs for an optimum life cycle, as well as machine learning techniques that allow the system to predict and provide information about possible hazards.

Management and Monitoring of IoT Devices Using Blockchain

Nowadays, we are surrounded by a large number of IoT (Internet of Things) devices and sensors. These devices are designed to make life easier and more comfortable. Blockchain technology, especially its mass application, is becoming a term number one. Adoption of blockchain into enterprise networks still has a few challenges that need to be tackled. Utilizing blockchain can bring increased security and efficiency of network maintenance.

EU's Call for Proposals: EGNSS applications fostering digitisation

Actions should deliver new innovative applications, with commercial impact and a clear market uptake perspective (a Business Plan is required as part of the proposal). The proposed EGNSS applications may integrate digital technologies like Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, big data and robotics.
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VisKit: Web-Based Interactive IoT Management with Deep Visual Object Detection

In this paper, we propose an interactive web-based IoT management system where deep object detection techniques are adopted to facilitate user’s device selection and management. The proposed system automatically recognizes the device type from video streams and accordingly generates smart controllers.

Robotics Mechanisms and Automation in Warehousing Management

Robotic warehousing is a sprouting trend in the recent times. According to the survey of robotics.org, about 80 percent warehouses are operated physically by man power. Nevertheless, the upcoming impenetrability in the warehouses makes it necessary for the management to implement the latest robotic technology.

Call for Applications: The Morpheus Prize 2019

The largest European Universities & Graduate Schools' championship is a hands on opportunity for students to showcase their talents. Launched in 2015, this event is a response to the upcoming major talent shortage on the European employment market.
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Internet of Things Everywhere on Earth: a satellite based M2M solution

We know that current networks are not equipped to deal with the Internet of Things (IoT) and the exponential growth in connected devices it entails. Whilst Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technologies will be crucial to cope with future needs, experts increasingly look towards satellites as a complementary solution, especially for scarcely populated areas. The IoTEE project is proposing a receiver/emitter device to make space-based IoT a reality.

Call for Applications: Go Green in the City 2019

The Go Green in the City challenge is now entering its 9th year running and our 2019 edition is going to be even bigger, better and bolder! We are looking for students like you from around the world who are willing to put their skills and ideas to the test.
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Proagrica Highlights Top Data Trends for Agribusiness in 2019

For businesses in the supply chain, data solutions can form the backbone of sustainable growth, ensuring robust internal operations that are future-proofed and primed for data integration and insight which presents a potential landscape of dynamic new services and ways of working adding value to both businesses and their customers.

Etisalat Digital accelerates adoption of Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in the United Arab Emirates

Etisalat Digital selects four disruptive companies to join Future Now scaleup programme after Dubai Future Accelerators collaboration.

Bosch announces virtual touchscreen on every surface for smart homes and IoT

Bosch Sensortec announced the BML100PI, an Interactive Projection Module that enriches smart homes with a virtual touchscreen on every surface – turning ordinary shelves into personal assistants.

Libelium Reveals 10 Tips to Make Your Internet of Things Project a Success

IoT projects require a great deal of planning, we want to present a decalogue of advice based on Libelium's twelve years of experience as the beginning of a project to identify the main challenges of the market, to ensure its growth and success.

Smart Water Management Platform: IoT-Based Precision Irrigation for Agriculture

The smart management of freshwater for precision irrigation in agriculture is essential for increasing crop yield and decreasing costs, while contributing to environmental sustainability. The intense use of technologies offers a means for providing the exact amount of water needed by plants. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the natural choice for smart water management applications, even though the integration of different technologies required for making it work seamlessly in practice is still not fully accomplished.

The EU-funded bIoTope project help companies to unleash the full potential of the Internet of Things

An EU initiative will help companies create new platforms for connected smart objects with minimal investment.

Sprint to build 5G enabled Curiosity™ IoT infrastructure in Greenville

Sprint to build 5G enabled Curiosity™ IoT infrastructure in Greenville; smart ecosystem includes connected city center, true autonomous shuttle using "micropositioning," International Transportation Innovation Center and more.

Enabling Technologies for Operator 4.0: A Survey

The fast development of smart sensors and wearable devices has provided the opportunity to develop intelligent operator workspaces. The resultant Human-Cyber-Physical Systems (H-CPS) integrate the operators into flexible and multi-purpose manufacturing processes.

Internet of Nano-Things, Things and Everything: Future Growth Trends

The current statuses and future promises of the Internet of Things (IoT), Internet of Everything (IoE) and Internet of Nano-Things (IoNT) are extensively reviewed and a summarized survey is presented. The analysis clearly distinguishes between IoT and IoE, which are wrongly considered to be the same by many commentators.

Precision in Agriculture using IoT and AI

IoT has a great potential to improve crop production. In Agriculture industry weather change, diseases, insects damages of crops are majorly analyze by different methods but some of them are unable to proceed properly with precision.

From Industry 4.0 to Agriculture 4.0: A Framework to Manage Product Data in Agri-Food Supply Chain for Voluntary Traceability

Agri-food value chain involves various stakeholders with different roles. All of them abide by national and international rules and leverage marketing strategies to advance their products. Food products and related processing phases carry with it a big mole of data that are often not used to inform final customer. Some data, if fittingly identified and used, can enhance the single company, and/or the all supply chain creates a math between marketing techniques and voluntary traceability strategies.

Design of bracelet for personal healthcare using IoT

The scope of this paper is to understand needs and requirements of healthcare IoT, IoT user experience, security and so on. Finally, I applied all collected theoretical knowledge and tried to design a smart bracelet acting as insulin pump which will be new, innovative product on today’s market.

The Prospect of Internet of Things and Big Data Analytics in Transportation System

This paper, based on review of related literature, presents a summary of the inherent prospects in adopting IoT and big data analytics in the Malaysia transportation system. Efficient and safe port environment, predictive maintenance and remote management, boundary-less software platform and connected ecosystem, among others, are the inherent benefits in the IoT and big data analytics for the Malaysia transportation system.

Advancement in plant monitoring using Arduino and Internet of things

This paper describes an advanced irrigation system which monitors and maintains the desired soil moisture content via automatic watering depending upon the necessity. Microcontroller Arduino Uno platform is used to implement the control unit.

Let get inspired by innovation and win together in 2019

With the convergence of artificial intelligence, 5G, IoT, blockchain and additive manufacturing technologies, we are at the dawn of disruptive innovation that will impact businesses and enterprises worldwide.

How Tiny Fingernail Sensors and AI Can Help Clinicians to Monitor Health and Disease Progression

This is where the potential of a fingernail sensor comes into play. We interact with objects throughout the day using our hands, such as the tactile sensing of pressure, temperature, surface textures and more. Our team realized it might be possible to derive interesting signals from how the fingernail bends throughout the course of a day, as we use our fingers to interact with our environment, and tap into the power of AI and machine learning to analyze and derive valuable insights from that data.

Open-Source Electronics Platforms as Enabling Technologies for Smart Cities: Recent Developments and Perspectives

Popular platforms such as Raspberry Pi, BeagleBoard and Arduino come as single-board open-source platforms that have enough computational power for different types of smart-city applications, while keeping affordable prices and encompassing many programming libraries and useful hardware extensions. As a result, smart-city solutions based on such platforms are becoming common and the surveying of recent research in this area can support a better understanding of this scenario, as presented in this article.

A Comprehensive IoT Node Proposal Using Open Hardware. A Smart Farming Use Case to Monitor Vineyards

The last decade has witnessed a significant reduction in prices and an increased performance of electronic components, coupled with the influence of the shift towards the generation of open resources, both in terms of knowledge (open access), programs (open-source software), and components (open hardware).

UMITRON secures US$2 million project funding to deliver IoT and AI technology to drive growth of sustainable aquaculture

IDB Lab's grant resources will be used by UMITRON and Piscis to test and calibrate UMITRON's AI feeding technology. Additionally, funds will be used to both train local producers and scale up UMITRON's solution in the Lake Titicaca region. The end goal is to implement data-driven aquaculture feeding technology for farmers in Peru and eventually all of Latin America.

Application of the IoT technologies in the poultry chain

The growth of poultry relies on the environment in which the bird feels comfortable, as well as on good-quality feed and water. In this use case, the performance of the poultry production chain is optimised through IoT driven technologies.

Challenges and opportunities of introducing Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence applications into Supply Chain Management

The study examines the challenges and opportunities of introducing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) into the Supply Chain Management (SCM). This research focuses on the Logistic Management. The central research question is “What are the key challenges and opportunities of introducing AI and IoT applications into the Supply Chain Management?”

Internet of Robotic Things – Converging Sensing/Actuating, Hyperconnectivity, Artificial Intelligence and IoT Platforms

The Internet of Things (IoT) concept is evolving rapidly and influencing new developments in various application domains, such as the Internet of Mobile Things (IoMT), Autonomous Internet of Things (A-IoT), Autonomous System of Things (ASoT), Internet of Autonomous Things (IoAT), Internet of Things Clouds (IoT-C) and the Internet of Robotic Things (IoRT) etc. that are progressing/advancing by using IoT technology.

Call for applications: The Expo 2020 Dubai - Innovation impact grant program

Expo Live’s flagship Innovation Impact Grant Programme will award injection funds up to USD 100,000 to support the growth of social enterprises, startups and grassroots projects from around the world whose solutions generate social value and are in line with Expo 2020 Dubai’s subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.
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Omniaz is Bringing Blockchain & IoT Experience for Wine Consumers

Through this app, users will be able to access detailed information of their purchase for all wine, beer, and spirits, which will be authenticated on the blockchain.

Performance Analysis of IoT-Based Sensor, Big Data Processing, and Machine Learning Model for Real-Time Monitoring System in Automotive Manufacturing

Current technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT)-based sensors can be considered a solution to provide efficient monitoring of the manufacturing process. In this study, a real-time monitoring system that utilizes IoT-based sensors, big data processing, and a hybrid prediction model is proposed.

Information systems: Characteristics of an IIoT concept implementation at a fish processing enterprise

In this article the features of the information system development are presented, including SOA telecommunications that allow the remote access and control of the ongoing technological process with mobile devices. The capacity of the developed system is shown. The realization of the data exchange between developed telecommunications is highlighted.

Sharing data and experience to benefit sustainable dairy farming

For the 4D4F farming network, the sharing of tech know-how has already resulted in improved welfare and profitability, with potential to increase feed efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Web-Based System for the Remote Monitoring and Management of Precision Irrigation: A Case Study in an Arid Region of Argentina

This article presents a description of the design, development, and implementation of web-based software and dedicated hardware which allows for the remote monitoring and control of a drip irrigation system.

UAV IoT Framework Views and Challenges: Towards Protecting Drones as “Things”

Emerging technologies such as 4G/5G networks have significant potential on UAVs equipped with cameras, sensors, and GPS receivers in delivering Internet of Things (IoT) services from great heights, creating an airborne domain of the IoT.

Automation for Water and Nitrogen Deficit Stress Detection in Soilless Tomato Crops Based on Spectral Indices

Water and nitrogen deficit stress are some of the most important growth limiting factors in crop production. Several methods have been used to quantify the impact of water and nitrogen deficit stress on plant physiology.

Singapore NUS innovation opens doors to smaller, cheaper and long-lasting IoT sensors

Novel picoWatt-power wake-up timer cuts minimum power consumption of IoT sensor nodes by 1,000 times.

IoT-Based Strawberry Disease Prediction System for Smart Farming

Crop diseases cannot be accurately predicted by merely analyzing individual disease causes. Only through construction of a comprehensive analysis system can users be provided with predictions of highly probable diseases. In this study, cloud-based technology capable of handling the collection, analysis, and prediction of agricultural environment information in one common platform was developed. The proposed Farm as a Service (FaaS) integrated system supports high-level application services by operating and monitoring farms as well as managing associated devices, data, and models.

Smart Agriculture Model using modern technologies

This paper presents different techniques of smart agriculture based on the key technologies such as Internet Of Things(IOT), Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), cloud computing, mobile computing, precision agriculture.

The Application of Mobile Edge Computing in Agricultural Water Monitoring System

In this paper, a data link management solution is proposed in combination with advanced Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) technology, which effectively realizes the sinking of business anchor points and greatly reduces the business response time.

Call for applications: The Itron Smart City Challenge

The Itron Smart City Challenge will bring together leading IoT developers from across Europe to tackle a set of key business and societal challenges. These challenges will be designed by city leaders with the goal of identifying breakthrough solutions that enhance citizen wellbeing, improve operational efficiency and build more resourceful communities.
Applications are closed

ADB Launches Book Showcasing Benefit of Internet Use in Agriculture

The book shows that application of intelligent agriculture practices also provide substantial benefits in pollution control, which help mitigate the contribution of the agriculture sector to global climatic changes. Optimized use of fertilizer and pesticide translates into less soil pollution and less subsequent non-source point pollution together with reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

From the Eye of the Storm: An IoT Ecosystem Made of Sensors, Smartphones and UAVs

The system aims at creating an IoT ecosystem to bridge UAVs and other types of devices, such as smartphones and sensors, while coping with the fallback in an unstable communication environment.

Solar power tracking & Auto irrigation system

The key objective of this project is decreasing the manual efforts and optimum use of water. In the farmers area electricity available for only few hours which is in day or night. In this project we use the solar panel for the generation energy i.e . electricity.

An Integrated Platform for the Internet of Things Based on an Open Source Ecosystem

The Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly part of daily life. However, the development of IoT applications still faces many problems, such as heterogeneity, complex management, and other difficulties. In this paper, first, the open source technologies of IoT are surveyed.

Compressive Sensing-Based IoT Applications: A Review

To optimize data transmission, different approaches have to be explored such as cooperative transmission, multi-hop network architectures and sophisticated compression techniques.

Precision Farming Startup Unlocks Hundreds of Terabytes of Ag Data to the Public

OneSoil launches an interactive digital map of ag data including more than 57 million fields across Europe and the United States, and data on 20 types of crops collected over the last three years

Precision Agriculture Design Method Using a Distributed Computing Architecture on Internet of Things Context

The Internet of Things (IoT) has opened productive ways to cultivate soil with the use of low-cost hardware (sensors/actuators) and communication (Internet) technologies.

EU's Call for Proposals: Digital technologies for improved performance in cognitive production plants

Proposals need to develop new technologies to realise cognitive production plants, with improved efficiency and sustainability, by use of smart and networked sensor technologies, intelligent handling and online evaluation of various forms of data streams as well as new methods for self-organizing processes and process chains.
Applications are closed

EU's Call for Proposals: ERANETs in agri-food

The agri-food sector needs to take more advantage of the potential of digital technologies. Relevant technologies may include Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data technologies, remote and localised sensing.
Applications are closed

EU's Call for Proposals: Smart and healthy living at home

The pilots should build on open platforms, standardised ontologies, APIs and results from IoT-based smart living environments, service robotics and smart wearable & portable systems and clearly go beyond current state of the art in terms of scale, the capabilities for personalisation, adaptation, and user acceptance.
Applications are closed

Fabricating an articulate robot for automated packing system by utilizing IOT system

We developed 3D packing system using prioritization method packing algorithm and Internet of things (IOT) for sending and receiving data.

Digitalization set to revolutionize shipping – new United Nations report

Technological advances including artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain applications, autonomous ships, drones and others have the potential to boost efficiency in the global shipping industry, says the 2018 edition of UNCTAD’s Review of Maritime Transport.

Machine Learning Applications on Agricultural Datasets for Smart Farm Enhancement

This work aims to show how to manage heterogeneous information and data coming from real datasets that collect physical, biological, and sensory values.

A Blockchain Implementation Prototype for the Electronic Open Source Traceability of Wood along the Whole Supply Chain

This work implements a blockchain architecture within the wood chain electronic traceability. The infotracing system is based on RFID sensors and open source technology.

From Seed to Server: The Evolution of Modern Agriculture

IBM is bringing data and AI together with the global release of the Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture to help growers and enterprises make better decisions.

Call for collaborative projects: IoT4Industry - Application of IoT technologies in the manufacturing environment

The IoT4Industry project seeks to support EU growth and competitiveness through the development of a new cross-sectoral industrial value chain based on the integration and use of IoT and related components (sensors, chips, electronics component, communication networks, cloud computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, digital security, etc.) into manufacturing tools, machines and robots, industrial processes, factories environment, supply chain integration, intra logistics & logistics 4.0 product life cycle, smart packaging, etc.
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Opportunistic and Location-Based Collaboration Architecture among Mobile Assets and Fixed Manufacturing Processes

We propose the opportunistic and location-based collaboration architecture (OLCA) platform, which allows for smart devices to be attached to workers, products, and facilities to enable the collaboration of location and event information in devices.

Global Study Finds Artificial Intelligence is Key Cybersecurity Weapon in the IoT Era

The research revealed that in the quest to protect data and other high-value assets, security systems incorporating machine learning and other AI-based technologies are essential for detecting and stopping attacks that target users and IoT devices.

DroneTank: Planning UAVs’ Flights and Sensors’ Data Transmission under Energy Constraints

We study a joint schedule problem that involves flight planning for the drone and transmission scheduling for sensors, such that the maximum amount of data can be collected with a limited individual energy budget for the UAV and the sensors, respectively.

Call for Applications: Go Ignite Global Call

Start-ups working on solutions in IoT, Big Data Analytics, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, 5G and Customer Experience Enhancement are encouraged to apply.
Applications are closed

Report: new technology can fix global problems if managed well

The 2018 Technology and Innovation Report anticipates a world where the right policy mix steers rapid technological change toward solving development challenges.
10 months ago

New GSMA Report Highlights Integral Role of Mobile IoT Networks in 5G Future

Massive IoT is one of three principle 5G use cases, alongside critical communications and enhanced broadband, that will enable developments such as smart cities and industrial automation.
10 months ago

IoT, robotics and machine learning set to transform the supply chain, suggests Inmarsat research

Transport and logistics businesses are investing in Internet of Things (IoT)-based smart technologies to help them take advantage of the wealth of opportunities that the Fourth Industrial Revolution offers.
10 months ago

Singapore NUS engineers invent smart microchip that can self-start and operate when battery runs out

One of the key challenges of moving IoT devices from concept to reality is to have long-lasting operation under tightly constrained energy sources, thus demanding extreme power efficiency.
10 months ago

Low-Cost IoT: A Holistic Approach

The key factors for a successful smart-city project are its initial cost and its scalability. The initial cost depends on several inter-related aspects that cannot be designed and optimized separately.
10 months ago

Smart Water Meters Increasingly Employ Cellular Communication Solutions to Harness the Power of IoT

Smart water meter installations are expected to grow from 13.8 million units in 2017 to 82.1 million units by 2026.
a year ago

IoT-Ready Alliance™ Introduces First Internet of Things Interface Specification - Enabling Future-proof Buildings

The IoT-Ready AllianceTM introduces its first specification, The IoT-Ready™ Interface Specification V1.0. The Specification defines a socket that allows any type of Internet of Things (IoT) sensor or control module to connect seamlessly to a luminaire or other building system.
a year ago

Development of Implantable Wireless Sensor Nodes for Animal Husbandry and MedTech Innovation

In this paper, we report the development, evaluation, and application of ultra-small low-power wireless sensor nodes for advancing animal husbandry, as well as for innovation of medical technologies.
a year ago

IoT for Agriculture: Food Quality and Safety

Utilizing IOT in the food supply chain (FSC) is believed to enhance the quality of life by tracing and tracking the food conditions and live-sharing the obtained data with the consumers or the FSC supervisors.
a year ago

Artificial Intelligence-Based Semantic Internet of Things in a User-Centric Smart City

In this paper, we propose a novel artificial intelligence-based semantic IoT (AI-SIoT) hybrid service architecture to integrate heterogeneous IoT devices to support intelligent services.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: HPC and Big Data enabled Large-scale Test-beds and Applications

The aim is to develop industrial pilot test-beds addressing data flows from a very large number of distributed sources (such as sensors or IoT applications/infrastructures and/or involving remote data storage/processing locations) and clearly demonstrate how they will generate innovation and large value creation from such data assets.
Applications are closed
5 months ago

Precision for Smallholder Farmers: A Small-Scale-Tailored Variable Rate Fertilizer Application Kit

In this study, a real-time variable rate fertilizer application system was developed and tested as an add-on kit to conventional farm machinery. In the context of low investment costs for smallholder farmers, high user-friendliness and easy installment were the main concerns for the system to be viable.
a year ago

Call for Projects: Smart Cities Challenge for startups worldwide

You know anything there is to know about IoT, AI, sensors, light, technology, smart cities and want to propose innovative ideas and solutions that will have a real impact on our everyday life? Then this challenge is for you!
Applications are closed
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Big data solutions for energy

The aim is to develop/pilot and deploy a reference architecture for large-scale multi-party data exchange, management & governance and real-time processing (including distributed/edge processing) in the electricity sector and to translate this reference architecture into an open, modular data analytics toolbox for the safe and effective operation of grids and provision of innovative energy services.
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14 days ago

EU Call for Proposals: Cloud Computing

Develop competitive cloud solutions based on advanced cloud platforms and services and cloud-based software and data applications, as well as the opportunities brought by considering the edge devices capacities. Such solutions should also address stringent security, data protection, performance, resilience and energy-efficiency requirements to respond to the future digitisation needs of industry and the public sector.
Applications are closed
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Digital solutions for water: linking the physical and digital world for water solutions

Actions should develop and test new, robust and cybersecure systems, linking the physical and digital world to ensure tailored, water-smart solutions, to exploit the value of data for the water sector and to foster higher information transparency and accountability. They should cover various water management areas, cycles and value chains, based on an integrated approach of all water resources and water bodies.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Qualcomm Unveils the Vision Intelligence Platform Purpose-built for IoT Devices Powered by Latest Advances in Camera, AI and Computer Vision

Qualcomm Technologies today announced the Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform, featuring the Company's first family of system-on-chips (SoCs) purpose-built for the Internet of Things (IoT) using advanced 10nm FinFET process technology.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Technologies for first responders

Proposals are invited to propose novel solutions improving the protection of first responders against multiple and unexpected dangers, or enhancing their capacities by addressing related research and innovation issues.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Hadoop Oriented Smart Cities Architecture

In this paper, we propose a Hadoop-based architectural stack that can provide the ICT backbone for efficiently managing a smart city. On the one hand, Hadoop, together with Spark and the plethora of NoSQL databases and accompanying Apache projects, is a mature ecosystem. This is one of the reasons why it is an attractive option for a Smart City architecture.
a year ago

A Multi-Technology Communication Platform for Urban Mobile Sensing

This work proposes a multi-wireless technology communication platform for opportunistic data gathering and data exchange with respect to smart cities. Through the implementation of a proprietary long-range (LoRa) network and an urban sensor network, our platform addresses the heterogeneity of Internet of Things (IoT) devices while conferring communications in an opportunistic manner, increasing the interoperability of our platform.
a year ago

Wireless Sensors and IoT Platform for Intelligent HVAC Control

This paper describes the design, prototyping and validation of two components of this integrated system, the Self-Powered Wireless Sensors and the IOT platform developed. Results for the use of IMBPC in a real building under normal occupation demonstrate savings in the electricity bill while maintaining thermal comfort during the whole occupation schedule.
a year ago

Use of the BOINC system for distributed data collection in the “Internet of Things”

The BOINC software package allows the creation of massive computational systems for distributed computing. The system is designed to use heterogeneous computing devices that are differing in hardware architecture and operating systems.
a year ago

Design and Deployment of Low-Cost Sensors for Monitoring the Water Quality and Fish Behavior in Aquaculture Tanks during the Feeding Process

In this paper, we propose a set of sensors for monitoring the water quality and fish behavior in aquaculture tanks during the feeding process. The WSN is based on physical sensors, composed of simple electronic components. The system proposed can monitor water quality parameters, tank status, the feed falling and fish swimming depth and velocity.
a year ago

How Data Will Transform Industrial Processes: Crowdsensing, Crowdsourcing and Big Data as Pillars of Industry 4.0

This paper presents the main aspects related to Industry 4.0, the technologies that will enable this revolution, and the main application domains that will be affected by it. The effects that the introduction of Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), crowdsensing, crowdsourcing, cloud computing and big data will have on industrial processes will be discussed.
a year ago

Blockchain Based Decentralized Management of Demand Response Programs in Smart Energy Grids

In this paper, we investigate the use of decentralized blockchain mechanisms for delivering transparent, secure, reliable, and timely energy flexibility, under the form of adaptation of energy demand profiles of Distributed Energy Prosumers, to all the stakeholders involved in the flexibility markets (Distribution System Operators primarily, retailers, aggregators, etc.).
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Interoperable and smart homes and grids

The aim of the pilot is to exploit IoT reference architectures models that allow for combining services for home or building comfort and energy management, based on platforms that enable the integration of relevant digital technologies like IoT, AI, cloud and big data services and where applicable, combined with blockchain technologies.
Applications are closed
5 months ago

Performance Evaluation of LoRa Considering Scenario Conditions

A novel solution known as Low Power - Wide Area Network (LP-WAN) has emerged as a promising alternative to provide with low-cost and low-power-consumption connectivity to end-nodes spread in a wide area. Concretely, the Long-Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) technology is one of the LP-WAN platforms that is receiving greater attention from both the industry and the academia.
a year ago

Eutelsat ELO, a low earth orbit satellite designed for the Internet of Things

Located on a sun-synchronous orbit between 500 and 600 km in altitude, the satellite will collect data from connected objects across the globe equipped with the same omni-directional antennas already used by terrestrial IoT networks. Data will then be transmitted daily to a ground station located on Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.
a year ago

How to Improve Fault Tolerance in Disaster Predictions: A Case Study about Flash Floods Using IoT, ML and Real Data

In this study, an attempt has been made to set out and describe the results achieved by SENDI (System for dEtecting and forecasting Natural Disasters based on IoT). SENDI is a fault-tolerant system based on IoT, ML and WSN for the detection and forecasting of natural disasters and the issuing of alerts. The system was modeled by means of ns-3 and data collected by a real-world WSN installed in the town of São Carlos - Brazil, which carries out the data collection from rivers in the region.
a year ago

Application of IoT Blockchain in Information Technology

The main objective of this paper is to review the studies conducted in the application domains where the indefinite scope of IoT block chain seamlessly applies .As the application domain is very vast, this review paper focus mainly on the popular application domains such as crypto currency, industrial &manufacturing applications and smart health care.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Open virtual neighbourhood network to connect intelligent buildings and smart objects

Type of Activities: Integrate a new IoT infrastructure into VICINITY, Co-operate with the VICINITY partners to demonstrate of the open call project’s results within the duration of the proposed project and The proposal must explain how the IoT infrastructure supports existing use-cases, services, and/or business models in VICINITY, or new ones, and/or undertake co- creation activities.
Applications are closed
a year ago

IoT is a leading force in helping the transport and logistics sector to drive down its carbon footprint, finds Inmarsat

The Internet of Things (IoT) will play a pivotal role in enabling the transport and logistics sector to reduce its carbon footprint and minimise any negative impact on the environment. This is according to research from Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, which found that 95% of companies in the sector are actively implementing IoT technologies to improve their environmental sustainability.
a year ago

Using a Mobile Device “App” and Proximal Remote Sensing Technologies to Assess Soil Cover Fractions on Agricultural Fields

In this study, we assess the feasibility and strength of a mobile device app developed to estimate crop residue cover. The performance of this novel technique (from here on referred to as “app” method) was compared against two point counting approaches: an established digital photograph-grid method and a new automated residue counting script developed in MATLAB at the University of Guelph.
a year ago

Artificial Intelligence Drives Disruption in the Analytics Space, Finds Frost & Sullivan

The availability of ever-increasing amounts of structured and unstructured data, along with higher, cheaper and faster computing power, has been essential for the development of advanced analytics. The Internet of Things (IoT) has also boosted the development of the streaming analytics market through sensor-driven, real-time insights into consumer behavior.
a year ago

World Bank Group and GSMA Announce Partnership to Leverage IoT Big Data for Development

Operators and governments will also benefit from increased use of big data for development, as it can enable better service provision, creation of new indicators and statistics, and better quality of life for users and citizens in general.
a year ago

Artifical Intelligence Influence on Internet of Things and Mesh Technology Transforming Tech Industry

Artificial Intelligence continued influence and advancements for The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how businesses and consumers go about their daily activities. The technology that underlies this whole segment is evolving quickly, whether it's the rapid rise of the Amazon Echo and voice assistants upending the consumer space, or growth of AI-powered analytics platforms for the enterprise market.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Demonstrating systemic urban development for circular and regenerative cities

Actions should demonstrate how cities can be transformed into centres of circular innovation and stimulate regenerative practices in both urban and peri-urban areas (including the surrounding industrial areas and commercial ports).
Applications are closed
a year ago

Agile IOT Open Call 2 for Hardware and Software developing SMEs, entrepreneurs and start-ups

Proposed projects shall generally last 6 months. In this Second open call, Agile IOT grants funding of maximum 50,000 Euro per successful applicant.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Impact of precision livestock farming on work and human- animal interactions on dairy farms. A review

Precision livestock farming can have a positive impact on dairy farmers’ work and can be attractive for young people. However, if the tools are not adapted to farmers’ needs and skills, PLF can also lead to negative impacts on farmers and animals.
a year ago

University-Based Smart Cities: from collective intelligence to smart crowd-conscience

IoT for smart cities needs accessible open data and open systems, so that industries and universities can develop new services and applications. The main aim is to develop energy efficient frameworks to improve energy efficiency by using innovative integrated IoT techniques.
a year ago

Accenture: Digital commerce in ASEAN is expected to reach US$32 billion by 2020

Governments across ASEAN are projected to invest US$200 billion between 2015 and 2020 in digital infrastructure, putting pressure on the private sector to step up its game. Between 2014 and 2016, companies in ASEAN invested US$3 billion in digital commerce and in the next four years, this amount is forecasted to increase by more than triple, to US$10 billion.
a year ago

Saving lives with SENEKA, a sensor network with mobile robots for disaster management

Entire districts may be devastated after a catastrophe, rendering existing maps practically useless for rescue operations. In many places, rescue workers have to find completely new routes. SENEKA offers a solution by taking autonomous ground and aerial robots and combining them with various wireless networked sensors to securely transmit current data to the rescue team.
a year ago

Science, Research and Innovation Performance of the European Union report 2018

The 2018 edition shows that Europe has a unique opportunity to lead the next wave of breakthrough innovation in areas where digital technology meets the physical world. These areas touch all sectors of the economy and society and include among others: digital manufacturing, genomics, artificial intelligence and the internet of things.
a year ago

JDA Software collaborates with MIT to advance research in intelligent supply chains

It is more critical than ever to infuse innovation into every aspect of the supply chain, as edge technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) are essential to digitally transforming supply chains.
a year ago

Call for Applications: VentureClash 2018 - Digital Health, Fintech, Insurtech and Internet of Things

VentureClash is Connecticut's $5 millionglobal venture challenge for early-stage digital health, financial technology, insurance technology and Internet of Things companies.
Applications are closed
a year ago

New Smart Cities Data Sharing Framework Helps Cities Develop a Robust and Secure Data Sharing Ecosystem

Through use of IoT sensors, connected devices, and innovative applications, cities globally are collecting vast amounts of data on everything from traffic patterns, public safety implementations, air quality and more.
a year ago

Are You Ready For These World Changing Technologies In 2018?

Beginning with the very tools we use to buy things, entertain ourselves, and keep track of our lives, these technological trends for 2018 will change everything about how we use our gadgets and the systems which operate them.
a year ago

Preventing droughts with Internet of Things

The sustainable management of water and other precious natural resources is one of the defining challenges of our time and a main concern for farmers and public authorities alike.
a year ago

Advanced Technologies, Digitisation, and Changing Consumer Demands are Driving the FinTech Sector

The use of advanced technologies - which include cloud, platforms, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), Blockchain, and application programming interfaces (APIs) - impact operations of companies and customer experience.
a year ago

Soil moisture based irrigation test in a remotely monitored automated system

The proposed paper aims at determining the most efficient soil moisture monitoring method in an intelligent remotely monitored system. The project also demonstrates the economic viability of an integrated system of production were water requirement, nutrients and pH are kept optimum automatically.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Transformative impact of disruptive technologies in public services

The use of disruptive technologies (such as block-chain, big data analytics, Internet of Things, virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, algorithmic techniques, simulations and gamification) in public administrations, public goods, public governance, public engagement, public-private partnerships, public third sector partnerships and policy impact assessment is growing and can be very beneficial.
Applications are closed
a year ago

A Model of Socially Connected Web Objects for IoT Applications

Social Internet of Things (SIoT), emerging from the conglomeration of IoT and social networks, has realized an efficient way to facilitate the development of complex future IoT applications.
a year ago

UAV-Assisted Dynamic Clustering of Wireless Sensor Networks for Crop Health Monitoring

In this study, a crop health monitoring system is developed by using state of the art technologies including wireless sensors and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
a year ago

Close to the Edge: Brain-Inspired Technologies Will Bring Data Processing and Analytics to IoT Devices

The potential efficiencies of processing data at the edge of networks – e.g. by small computers located near IoT-connected devices – rather than at distant data centers or the Cloud are increasingly cited as long-term goals for the Internet of Things. But the challenges to realizing this vision are formidable.
a year ago

EU-South Korean Project Will Demonstrate 5G System Prototype at 2018 Winter Games

Visitors on Yulgok Street, also called IoT Street, will be able to experience the network while riding the 5GCHAMPION bus between event venues in Gangneung main area. Wearing virtual-reality glasses, they can "visit" almost instantaneously and in 3D a site in Oulu, Finland, via a 5G intercontinental connection developed by the project teams. The data-transfer speed on this proposed 5G mobile network is 2.5 Gbps.
a year ago

Connected knee implant in response to increase in osteoarthritis

​The FollowKnee project, spearheaded by Brest Hospital, was set up to develop a smart communicating knee implant that can provide information on the implant's mechanical condition and trigger an alert in the event of an infection.
a year ago

Energy-efficient encryption for the internet of things

Like most modern public-key encryption systems, the researchers’ chip uses a technique called elliptic-curve encryption. As its name suggests, elliptic-curve encryption relies on a type of mathematical function called an elliptic curve. In the past, researchers, including the same MIT group that developed the new chip, have built chips hardwired to handle specific elliptic curves or families of curves. What sets the new chip apart is that it is designed to handle any elliptic curve.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Agricultural digital integration platforms

Agricultural research and innovation supports the sector in coping with a complex mix of challenges it is facing, including for example the pressures on natural resources and farm revenues.
Applications are closed
5 months ago

Call for Proposals: Smart home solutions focused on Energy efficiency in domestic properties

ENGIE is looking to identify innovative connected home solutions focused on the efficient use of energy in domestic properties in the following areas: Smart controls of electric heating systems such as Storage Heating, Air Source Heat Pumps, Ground Source Heat Pumps, Connected solutions that improve preventative maintenance services for home appliances and domestic properties, Smart Home solutions to enable residential energy loads to be used for demand response services.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Fox-Tech Creates World's First LPWAN Integrated Smart Lock Solution for Shared Bicycles

OTO Hunter is a smart solution that integrates Sigfox's world-leading IoT connectivity service to greatly reduce the power consumption of smart locks. This solution will resolve the ongoing global issues of maintaining shared bicycles.
a year ago

Nano Dimension Partners with Dassault Systèmes’ SOLIDWORKS Brand to Expand 3D Printing Possibilities with Add-in for Embedded Electronics

Nano Dimension has unveiled a new SOLIDWORKS add-in to its DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D Printer that makes additive manufacturing with embedded electronics a feasible option for mechanical and electrical engineers.
a year ago

Design of fresh food sensory perceptual system for cold chain logistics

This system highly integrated applied many technologies such as the Internet of things technology, forecasting technology for fruits and vegetables preservation period, RFID and Planar bar code technology, big data and cloud computing technology and so on.
a year ago

Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) program Turns to Marine Organisms to Help Monitor Strategic Waters

The Persistent Aquatic Living Sensors (PALS) program will study natural and modified organisms to determine which ones could best support sensor systems that detect the movement of manned and unmanned underwater vehicles. PALS will investigate marine organisms’ responses to the presence of such vehicles, and characterize the resulting signals or behaviors so they can be captured, interpreted, and relayed by a network of hardware devices.
a year ago

TETRAMAX 1st open call for Bilateral Technology Transfer Experiments in the domain of Customized Low-Energy Computing for cyber-physical systems and the Internet of Things

The receiving partner adopts and deploys this technology to enable improved products or processes (e.g. by gains concerning product cost, performance, or power consumption). Thereby, the technology receiver will achieve innovation and measureable impact, e.g. in terms of increased revenue or newly created jobs.
Applications are closed
a year ago

Design and Implementation of Cloud-Centric Configuration Repository for DIY IoT Applications

This paper presents the novel implementation of such a system, which not only enables the general public to customize the behavior of remote IoT devices through a visual interface, but also makes the configuration available everywhere and anytime by leveraging the power of cloud-based platforms. The interface enables the visualization of the resources exposed by remote embedded resources in the form of graphical virtual objects (VOs).
a year ago

Artificial intelligence, cloud manufacturing, cyber-physical systems, and smart sensors among technologies that will drive factories of the future

With cyber-physical system advancements transforming the manufacturing sector, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will create a high impact in the near future. The whole concept is advancing in terms of functionalities and user-friendly software solutions, enabling multiple applications to serve the rapidly changing demands of end users in diverse industries.
a year ago

Call for Applications: Mobility Startup Accelerator Program for startups in Fintech, IoT, Insurtech and Mobility areas

Plug and Play Japan K.K (Tokyo, Japan) is announcing Mobility as a new genre for its startup accelerator program in addition to Fintech, IoT, Insurtech for the Batch 1 program. This new Mobility program is being launched in partnership with Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. as a leading partner. From February 1st, startups from around the globe can apply for this Batch 1 program in Japan.
Applications are closed
a year ago

The Search for a Convergent Option to Deploy Smart Grids on IoT Scenario

This work is a review which presents and discusses the two main technologies which are currently best positioned to play this role of convergence that is RF Mesh and LoRaWAN. The strengths and weaknesses of each one of them are also presented and propose that in actuality LoRaWAN is a promising option to offer the required conditions to take on this convergent position.
a year ago

EU Call for Proposals: Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and applications are bringing fundamental changes to all sectors of activity and are therefore an essential element of the Next Generation Internet. The challenge is to leverage EU technological strength to develop the next generation of IoT devices and systems that build on enhanced sensing/actuating, reasoning capabilities and computational power to the edges, but also new capabilities on the backend, such as artificial intelligence, deep semantic interoperability and novel contractual arrangements like Blockchains.
Applications are closed
a year ago

OurCrowd Launches $100 million Cognitiv Fund specialized in Artificial Intelligence, Deep-learning, IoT, Robotics and Digital manufacturing

OurCrowd announced the launch of Cognitiv, a specialized $100 million global fund focused on early-stage companies that leverage AI, deep-learning, IoT, robotics and digital manufacturing to become tomorrow’s category leaders.
a year ago