EU ambitious goals for 5G network roll-out

The Commission takes further steps in the Digital Decade agenda to strengthen Europe’s digital sovereignty, as announced by President Ursula von der Leyen in her State of the Union address on Wednesday. The Commission has published a Recommendation calling Member States to boost investment in very high-capacity broadband connectivity infrastructure, including 5G, which is the most fundamental block of the digital Read more about EU ambitious goals for 5G network roll-out[…]

New patent study confirms growth in Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies

European patent applications related to smart connected objects are rising rapidly, achieving a growth rate of 54% in the last three years, the first European Patent Office (EPO) landscaping study on “Patents and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)” reveals. Conducted by the EPO in co-operation with Handelsblatt Research Institute, the study examines this profound technology Read more about New patent study confirms growth in Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies[…]

Bosch turn the voice assistant into a passenger

“I’m Casey, your new passenger. Are you ready to get started?” Voice assistants such as Alexa, Siri, Google, Cortana, and Bixby have taken charge of smart households, control lighting and the vacuum cleaner – Bosch now puts the voice assistant behind the wheel. The newly developed technology frees drivers from distractions so that they can Read more about Bosch turn the voice assistant into a passenger[…]

GE Launches Digital Industrial Evolution Index

During Minds + Machines conference, GE (NYSE: GE) unveiled new research highlighting an emerging gap between executive outlook for digital transformation and initiatives companies have put in place. The survey of Information Technology (IT) and Operations decision makers found that while companies see the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) as presenting significant opportunities for future growth Read more about GE Launches Digital Industrial Evolution Index[…]

Greater safety and comfort thanks to V2X communication and Haptic Feedback Display

Drawing on a wealth of ideas and innovative prowess, international technology company Continental this year once again won in the competition for the 2016 Automotive INNOVATIONS Award in the “Interface and Connectivity” category. With 16 innovations, Continental generated the most projects in this classification, of which the jury rated nine as being of a particularly Read more about Greater safety and comfort thanks to V2X communication and Haptic Feedback Display[…]

How digital is your country ?

From connectivity and digital skills to public services, EU countries have made progress since last year which marked the launch of the Digital Single Market Strategy by the European Commission. Today the European Commission published the results of the 2016 edition of the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI). The findings show that Member States Read more about How digital is your country ?[…]

Development potential of hyper-connected world

A new report from ITU and networking giant, Cisco, identifies the Internet of Things (IoT) as a major global development opportunity that has the potential to improve the lives of millions and dramatically accelerate progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Launched at the Pacific Telecommunications Council annual meeting in Hawaii, “Harnessing the Internet of Read more about Development potential of hyper-connected world[…]