EU clears GE-Rosneft IoT joint venture buyout

The company will focus on the development, implementation and operation of industrial Internet of Things applications

Could Internet of Things hold the key to going green?

Many large energy companies believe the Internet of Things (IoT) holds the key to improving environmental sustainability and decarbonising the sector. That’s according to a new report from mobile satellite company Inmarsat, which conducted a global survey of around 100 power and utilities firms regarding their use of the technology. More than half of those […]

E.ON enters Internet of Things partnership

E.ON has entered a partnership with a software startup in the US to create an Internet of Things (IoT) platform to increase manufacturing efficiency. The system developed by Sight Machine uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics to help address critical challenges in quality and productivity. The firms say it will mean customers from […]

Concept EV aims to unify power systems

A new concept electric vehicle (EV) has been designed to integrate with surrounding energy infrastructure. Designer GFG Style and Internet of Things (IoT) firm Envision have created a four-door, luxury sedan called the Sibylla to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March. It is linked with Envision’s IoT system EnOS, a network of 100GW of […]

E.ON partners to develop domestic smart systems

E.ON has invested in an Internet of Things (IoT) provider to help develop decentralised energy systems for the home. The Big Six provider’s partnership with German smart technologies provider Cuculus aims to create the equipment necessary for the intelligent house of the future, in which all systems will be connected with each other. Making disruptive […]

Older people smarten up to new energy tech

A third of people older than 60 years are either interested in buying a smart device to connect energy systems in their home or already own one. That’s according to a new survey from Centrica, which suggests demand for Internet of Things (IoT) technologies among pensioners and the elderly is being driven by the desire […]

Do you dream of electric seats?

  Ford has rolled-out solar-powered smart benches in London. The benches, provided in collaboration with Strawberry Energy, have Wi-Fi access, charging ports, journey planners and sensors to monitor and display noise, carbon dioxide, humidity and temperature levels. The 20 smart benches will double the number already installed by Strawberry Energy. Miloš Milisavljević, Founder and CEO […]

Siemens and Sheffield Uni partner on Internet of Things

An agreement between Siemens and the University of Sheffield marks the start of a new UK-wide network to link universities with the Internet of Things (IoT). The partnership aims to accelerate the use of smart data, boost technology skills and promote knowledge exchange to meet the needs of an increasingly digitised industry. The organisations involved […]

Wales to host superconductor hub after £38m deal

A coalition of councils have bought a semiconductor facility from the Welsh Government for £38 million. The ten councils making up the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal now own Newport’s Imperial Park, which they hope will become the world’s first compound semiconductor research and development hub. The site, which is being leased by tech firm […]

Siemens partners on digital innovation in Asia

Siemens has announced a series of partnerships to focus on energy saving digital innovations in Asia. The firm has agreed to create Hong Kong’s first smart city digital hub, in collaboration with the Hong Kong Science Park. This hub will use a cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) operating system from Siemens to share expertise and […]