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European IoT News Roundup

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European IoT News Roundup
Published: August 27, 2019 Content info: 10 Pages

This IDC Market Perspective highlights some of the key developments in the European IoT market in the first half of 2019. The sample of items provides a glimpse of market trends, vendor positioning, use-case opportunities, and challenges in the IoT market."The Volkswagen Industrial Cloud project, utilizing services and technology from AWS and Siemens, is one of the most exciting IoT projects announced this year, setting an example of what can be achieved using IoT as part of a comprehensive enterprise transformation." - Research Director John Gole, IDC's European IoT Practice.

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Product Code: EUR145275420

Executive Snapshot

New Market Developments and Dynamics

  • Projects
    • Volkswagen Selects AWS and Siemens to Develop the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud
    • Unilever Using Microsoft's Azure IoT Platform to Enable Digital Twins of Its Factories
    • Siemens Mobility Announced Results of Pollution-Monitoring Pilot
    • London Deploys Air Pollution Monitors in Hospitals
    • Telia to Provide NB-IoT Connectivity to 900,000 Smart Meters
    • Nokia Scene Analytics Used to Automate Surveillance Video Monitoring
    • Schindler Chooses Telefonica for Global Smart Elevator and Escalator Connectivity
    • UK Operators Compete for Smart Water Management Projects
  • Security and Privacy
    • Cisco Acquires Industrial IoT Security Company
    • Amazon Has a Winner with Ring Doorbells But Attracts Privacy Criticism
    • Home-Automation Vendor Zipato Confronts Security Vulnerabilities, Including Embedded Private Key
    • Standards Body ETSI Proposes Specifications for Securing Home IoT
    • The U.K. Government Regulation of Consumer IoT Devices
    • Telefonica Announced the Launch of a New IoT Security Business Unit
    • Extreme Networks Introduces New IoT Security and Automated Threat Mitigation Offer
    • Huawei 5G Security Saga Continues
  • Blockchain
    • Oracle Launches Intelligent Track and Trace Blockchain Solution
    • HPE Working with Continental on Blockchain-Based Connected Car Data Management
  • IT/OT Convergence
    • Cisco Systems Made a Series of Announcements Relating to Moves Toward OT
    • Microsoft Partnering with BMW to Launch Open Manufacturing Platform
    • Schneider Electric Announced Edge Computing Devices Incorporating Cisco Technology
    • CapGemini To Acquire Altran
    • Siemens and Aruba Networks Form a Strategic Partnership
  • Network Developments
    • 5G Networks Beginning to Appear
    • LPWA Networks Continue to Expand
      • LoRaWAN
      • Wi-Fi 6 Products Appearing, Even Before the Final Standard
      • Satellite Services for IoT Continue to Develop
  • Other Vendor Announcements
    • Finnish IoT Specialist Uros Announced Strong Revenue Growth
    • Estonian Companies Develop Solution to Increase Construction Efficiency
    • Actility Lands Additional LoRaWAN Network Provider Deals
    • Telefonica Launches Movistar Car Service
    • Telefonica Reports Results of Pilot Solution for the Early Detection of Forest Fires
    • Microsoft Introduced IoT Plug and Play
  • Standards and Industry Associations
    • Battle Continues in Connected Car Network Technologies

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