Edge computing adoption has remained steady with 30% of companies planning deployment

The Eclipse Foundation, one of the world’s largest open source foundations, has published its 2023 IoT and Edge Commercial Adoption Survey Report, an analysis derived from responses of more than 1,000 professionals in the IoT and edge computing domain. 

Conducted online from April 4 to July 5, 2023, the survey offers insights into the evolving IoT and edge computing ecosystems by identifying the requirements, priorities, and challenges faced by organisations that deploy and...

BT launches multi-million-pound NB-IoT network to support UK smart cities 

BT has launched its new multi-million-pound NB-IoT network, which is set to pave the way for more UK smart cities and industries – with the network covering 97% of the UK population. It is underpinned by the EE mobile network.

NB-IoT is a low-power network with the potential to transform industries such as utilities, construction, and the public sector – by securely and reliably connecting the devices to automate many processes that currently require manual oversight or direct...

Lenovo unveils edge AI initiatives across telecoms

MWC MWC has traditionally been the telcos’ playground – and Lenovo is leaning into this with a newly announced series of edge AI collaborations with Deutsche Telekom, Orange, and Telefonica.

The collaborations announced in Barcelona enable the telecom providers to create and deliver a broad array of AI workloads for customers, ranging from automated deployment of edge-to-cloud AI infrastructure, networking, software, orchestration, and management.

Perhaps the most...

Nokia teams up with Austrian telco A1 for edge cloud network slicing test

Nokia has announced the successful completion of what is claimed to be the first 5G edge cloud network slicing trial, in conjunction with A1, Austria’s leading telecoms provider, and Microsoft.

The deployment entailed using Nokia’s 5G edge slicing solution, integrated with Microsoft Azure’s managed edge compute, on A1’s live commercial network in Vienna. The test comprised real-time HD video streaming, transmitting live camera feeds from several mobile devices with...

Lenovo to unveil portfolio of AI PCs and Far Edge Computing, delivering ‘innovative AI for all’

Graphic of human mind depicting artificial intelligence.

Lenovo is gearing up to unveil its latest portfolio of AI devices and infrastructure solutions to date at Mobile World Congress on February 26-29, as well as showcase two new device concepts that challenge the traditional PC and smartphone form factors.

At CES, Lenovo launched its first AI PCs, bringing the technology into its ThinkBook, ThinkPad, Yoga, Legion, and ThinkCentre PC portfolio. With the company’s vision of 'AI for All' at MWC, Lenovo will unveil several new AI PCs...

Edge ROI opportunity strong – with telcos likeliest to foot the bill for infrastructure

Almost three quarters of organisations surveyed primarily across the technology and telecoms value chain have expressed intent to increase investments in edge computing over the coming 12 months.

That is the key finding from a new report by the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) alongside GSMA Intelligence. The study polled 400 executives from five industries; mobile operators, network equipment vendors, cloud service providers and IoT service providers and system...

Ericsson and IIT Kharagpur team up for edge compute and AI research

Ericsson and the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur) have announced a ‘long-term co-operation’ across edge compute, AI, and radio, to help develop technology towards 6G research.

The two organisations participated at a symposium on radio and network research at GS Sanyal School of Telecommunications (GSSST) to discuss developments and advancements for the future of networks and communication.

Two primary initiatives were finalised at the session....

Aramco Digital and Intel to establish Saudi Arabia’s first Open RAN development centre

Aramco Digital and Intel plan to establish Saudi Arabia’s inaugural Open RAN (Radio Access Network) Development Center.

The facility is expected to drive innovation, foster technological advancements and contribute to the digital transformation landscape in the Kingdom.

The collaborative effort aims to accelerate the development and deployment of Open RAN technologies, helping to enable the Kingdom to build robust and agile telecommunication infrastructure focused on...

Three Ireland launches next evolution 5G network capability for businesses

Three, Ireland’s largest mobile network, is the first Irish operator to launch the next evolution of 5G, 5G Standalone, which has the potential to accelerate innovation across industries and unlock exciting possibilities for businesses and consumers.

Operating initially on a trial basis, the 5G Standalone technology, powered by Ericsson, will be available to select corporate customers who will have the opportunity to test and trial its capabilities.

5G Standalone is...

ITTIA DB release for microcontrollers advances edge computing for IoT devices

ITTIA, a global provider of high-performance real-time secure embedded data management software for microcontrollers, microprocessors and electronic control units, has announced the immediate availability of ITTIA DB IoT release 8.8.

As part of the ITTIA DB embeddable database family, ITTIA DB IoT brings advanced database and stream processing capabilities to microcontroller (MCU) devices.

With this new release, MCU applications embedded with ITTIA DB are fully capable...