by Maximilian Riegel, Nokia
The evolution of the Internet of Things will not only dramatically increase the number of connected devices, but will also leverage light communications to further increase the density of connected nodes, to enable ultra-reliable low latency communication, and to avoid electromagnetic compatibility and interference issues of radio signals.
Aside of the efficiency of the physical layer, there are extended requirements to the medium access control (MAC) layer functions of Li-Fi to meet the operational dynamics of IoT applications and the constraints of tiny communication nodes.
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Industry-leading Cybersecurity and IoT Experts Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance
AT&T*, IBM, Nokia, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec and Trustonic are joining forces to innovate in the security space. They’ll use their combined expertise to help tackle today’s top Internet of Things (IoT) security challenges.
This IoT Cybersecurity Alliance combines industry-leading security providers and IoT experts. The group will research and raise awareness of ways to better secure the IoT ecosystem.
As the number and kinds of connected devices multiply, so have the security risks. In the past 3 years, AT&T has seen a 3,198% increase in attackers scanning for vulnerabilities in IoT devices. Continue reading “Industry-leading Cybersecurity and IoT Experts Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance”
AUDI AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm Incorporated, announce the formation of the 5G Automotive Association. The association will develop, test and promote communications solutions, support standardization and accelerate commercial availability and global market penetration. The goal is to address society’s connected mobility and road safety needs with applications such as connected automated driving, ubiquitous access to services and integration into smart cities and intelligent transportation. Continue reading “Telecom, automotive players team up to form 5G Automotive Association”
Professor Yang Hao will lead Centre activities targeting connectivity, so that graphene can be integrated into networked devices, with the ultimate vision of creating an “internet of things”. Continue reading “University of Cambridge starts a centre for research on graphene”
New report predicts that although Windows Phone will become the fastest-growing OS in the next 5 years, it will only have a single-digit share of the smartphone market in 2017 Continue reading “Microsoft will ship almost as many smartphones in 2017 as Apple will ship in 2012”
In conjunction with the 84th IETF meeting in Vancouver, BC, the Internet Protocol for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance successfully completed their latest interoperability event. Continue reading “IPSO Alliance Hosts Another Successful Interop Event at IETF 84”
Orange will be the first operator to range the Lumia 610 NFC, which can pair with NFC accessories and read NFC tags. Continue reading “Nokia brings NFC to Nokia Lumia 610 smartphone with operator Orange”