Intel’s new platform promises edge performance with cloud simplicity

MWC Intel has announced the launch of a new Intel Edge Platform which aims to enable enterprises to run the gamut of edge and AI application development and deployment at scale – with the promise of ‘cloud-like simplicity.’

The platform, announced at MWC 2024, runs on an edge-native infrastructure which has OpenVino built in; an open source toolkit which accelerates AI inference while maintaining accuracy and optimising hardware use.

The theory is solid. Intel...

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...

Radix IoT introduces Mango 5.1 with MQTT publisher support for IoT scalability

Radix IoT has introduced enhanced MQTT support included in Mango 5.1 in a bid to strengthen the company’s position as an IoT platform for advanced scalability and monitoring of globally diverse facilities.

Building on MQTT’s wide adoption as an open-source protocol for data exchange and communication between IoT devices, Mango 5.1 reduces bandwidth usage to enhance the IoT system’s resilience, performance, and reliability with unprecedented scalability...

AWS and Siemens team up for easier industrial edge-to-cloud configuration

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the preview of AWS IoT SiteWise Edge on Siemens’ Industrial Edge marketplace to help create a more seamless experience for sending industrial equipment data to the AWS cloud.

AWS IoT SiteWise Edge is software which ‘makes it easy to collect, organise, process and monitor equipment data on-premises’, as the company puts it. It is most closely associated with the AWS Snow family of rugged devices, for extremely large and infrequently...

Edge Impulse: On the rise and rise of embedded and edge ML

When ChatGPT was launched, and the seemingly limitless potential of large language models (LLMs) became apparent, enterprises across industry wanted a piece of the action. The problem was: how could an industrial manufacturer, for example, truly integrate this potentially game-changing technology into their processes and machinery?

The answer lies in the application of embedded and edge machine learning (ML). “The core concepts of machine learning are much easier to get to...

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...

Drei partners with Actility to operate Austria’s public LoRaWAN network

Hutchison Drei Austria GmbH, a Vienna-based telecommunications company serving more than 4 million users, is now operating the nationwide LoRaWAN network in Austria, powered by Actility.

Drei is part of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, a telecommunications group present in six European markets, Hong Kong and Macau and totaling over 176 million registered customers worldwide.

Drei has selected Actility’s flagship carrier-grade IoT network server and...

Tighter regulations and skills shortages signal challenging decade for digital infrastructure

In the face of rapidly increasing data volumes, relentless cyber threats, a critical shortage of skills, and the intricate demands of regulatory compliance, a startling 95% of businesses perceive their digital infrastructure as a risk to their operations.

The findings form part of a new report titled ‘Vision 2030: Overcoming your digital infrastructure connectivity challenges and requirements’, from Telehouse International Corporation of Europe, a leading global data centre...

Northern Ireland’s largest 5G testbed set to supercharge smart manufacturing 

Technology consortium Smart Nano NI, formed to further the development of smart manufacturing in Northern Ireland, has launched the largest 5G testbed in Northern Ireland in Derry, marking a significant step in a five-year plan to accelerate smart manufacturing in the country. 

Led by consortium partner Digital Catapult, the UK authority on advanced digital technology, the 5G testbed is the organisation's latest innovation activity to bolster economic growth and investment...

Splunk Edge Hubs enables visibility across physical and industrial environments

Splunk team members.

Splunk, a cybersecurity and observability specialist, has unveiled its Splunk Edge Hub, a new solution that simplifies the ingestion and analysis of data generated by sensors, IoT devices and industrial equipment.

The hub is said to provide more complete visibility across IT and OT environments by streaming previously hard to access data directly into the Splunk platform. Supported by Splunk partner solutions and optimised to work with the Splunk platform’s predictive...