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The number of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) will treble over the next five years to nearly 40bn, according to analyst Juniper Research, with retailers among those embracing the potential of ever more ubiquitous networking.
Already some 13.4bn devices are connected to the IoT, an all-encompassing term for the developing network of objects ranging from transponders to thermostats that can electronically report and share data.
Unlike the mainstream Internet, the IoT – which some e...
As the summer draws to a close, school and university students reluctantly prepare for the start of the academic year. Increasingly, as they enter the premises for the start of the new term, they are likely to be greeted by fresh digital signage screens.
New AV implementations are happening at primary, secondary and tertiary institutions, but not all rollouts are created equal. Most notably, in the U.S. we’re seeing distinct trends emerge at the secondary school and university levels, writes Jeff ...
The rise of digital signage in the Middle East, and particularly the Arabian Gulf states, is becoming a well-told story.
But its latest twist is the region’s emergence as a creator of digital out-of-home technologies for the rest of the world.
That’s exemplified by the case of Dubai-based Wavetec, which now has outposts in Barcelona, Karachi, Lima, London, Nairobi, Riyadh and Santiago, and claims customers in more than 70 countries. Among its clients are Barclays, Emirates, Interbank, Lidl Germany...