Category archives: Applications
The other day, when waiting for a train at a bustling station, I used my smartphone to immerse myself in a very interesting panel discussion streamed live by the Washington Post via Facebook. However, this experience was far from enjoyable as I experienced some major interruptions due to high latency. Such troubles made my questions […]
What is the key to mass augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) adoption? Over the last year, I have been thinking about this from a consumer perspective. And what, if any, is the killer app?
While many of today’s IoT applications are deployed to bring about operational efficiencies and cost savings, companies are setting their sights on IoT’s other major benefit: growing new revenues. Flexible pricing for products and services, improved management of recurring revenue and enterprise contracts, and changing business models without constraints give a great competitive edge. However, […]
We have all heard and read a lot about the exploding opportunities that come with IoT. Despite all the excitement and hype created around this area, service providers will have to overcome several complex challenges to realize the full potential of IoT. The challenges that surround IoT include: interoperability, security, customer experience, business models as […]
Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a guest post from Giulio Bottari, Senior Researcher at Ericsson Research and Innovation Manager of the EU H2020 Project 5G-Transformer, based on his presentation at the Ericsson Research Open Day.
Tuscany is a region with many innovative companies and academic research institutes, which leads to great opportunities for cross-sector research, […]
Editor’s note: Today we’re featuring a guest post by Sofie Blakstad and Rob Allen of Hiveonline, the winner of the recent Ericsson Garage Start-Up Challenge. You can read about the contest and the incubation process or check out the Ericsson Garage site for more information.
Sofie says that she is excited to tap into a global […]
I just had the opportunity to meet with a true celebrity. He is handsome, extremely polite and has the biggest eyes that almost see right through me. And I met him at MWC Americas.
Oh, and he’s a robot. But more on him later.
I was in San Francisco to take part in a panel on Cybersecurity […]
It has long been recognized that device fragmentation in terms of standards and a lack of interoperability constitutes a primary inhibitor of IoT adoption. What’s more, the connection and activation of IoT devices are processes that are still mostly carried out manually today, accounting for an estimated 2 million man-hours a day.
When it comes to monetizing IoT, a sophisticated and extremely agile approach puts you ahead of the competition regardless of the services you launch, business models you introduce or ecosystem partners you team up with.
Today fans will flock in droves to more than 20,000 stores in more than 30 countries to scan a display and collect virtual Star Wars characters. It’s an augmented reality (AR) scavenger hunt called Find the Force, a part of Force Friday II, a promotional push by The Walt Disney Studios to introduce merchandise for […]