How WiFi 6 will enable smarter vehicles
Despite our obvious reliance on vehicles, manufacturers must continue to develop and embrace new technologies in order to remain competitive. As we move towards new ownership models, these differentiating factors will have an increasingly important influence on consumer choice. Guest blog written by Fredrik Lönegård, Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Peter Karlsson, Head of Technology, Product Center Short Range Radio u-blox
ENACFIRE launches its E90 wireless earbuds with Qualcomm
ENACFIRE has announced the UK and US launch of the ENACFIRE E90 Bluetooth wireless earbuds. With premium audio quality, a playtime of up to 48 hours using the charging case, Type-C charging and an IPX8 waterproof rating, the E90 earbuds offer all the functionality needed for keeping fit and maintaining motivation.
Dipole antenna covers frequency range from 698 to 6000MHz
In stock now at Rutronik UK is a new range of ultra-wideband dipole antennas for 5G applications from PulseLarsen.
Digital payments fraud surges during pandemic
Amid coronavirus-driven lockdowns and social distancing, proliferating mobile apps and online channels have proven vital lifelines. US mobile banking grew 50% in the first half of 2020, new registrations spiking 200% in April alone. Burgeoning online shopping and contactless payments propelled record e-commerce sales.
Mitek advances accuracy of identity verification with NFC solution
Mitek has introduced Near Field Communication (NFC) technology into its identity verification workflow. This ‘fast-lane’ helps banks, fintechs and financial organisations onboard their customers more simply and securely.
Managing end-to-end data flow is the key to IoT success
“Industries worldwide are facing unprecedented and rapid expansion as the number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices is expected to grow to over 75 billion by 2025 and achieve a market worth US $14 trillion worldwide by 2030. Despite this, a staggering 76% of IoT projects either stall at the proof-of-concept stage or fail to achieve their objectives,” said Martin Killian, Sr. IoT Solutions Architect at Speedcast.
Speakerphones that bring quality audio to your home office
Poly has unveiled the Poly Sync family, a new line of smart, USB and Bluetooth speakerphones, at Zoomtopia 2020. These Poly devices use proprietary microphone technology to track the talker, not the noise. The Poly Sync 20, Poly Sync 40 and Poly Sync 60 are designed to enable today’s need to work from anywhere - whether that’s a remote work location at home or a conference room in the office.
Wired or wireless: which is best for sensor deployment?
Taking sensor measurements from real world processes has always been fundamental in data acquisition systems. Some would even argue that defining the points to be measured was the starting point from which systems were defined, and ultimately dictated what the deployed systems could and could not do. By Paul O’Shaughnessy, Channel Sales manager, Advantech IIOT
Upskill public sector workers with G-Cloud 12 framework
O’Reilly has announced availability of its services on the G-Cloud 12 framework. Acceptance onto the framework will enable government organisations to subscribe to the O’Reilly platform and gain access to advanced technical learning.
Cloud computing saved more than half of UK businesses
Fifty-one percent of UK business leaders say their shift to a cloud computing-based business model has saved their company from collapse during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research from Centrify. Given this success, 60% of respondents are planning to substantially increase their use of cloud-based IT throughout and following the pandemic.