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Ericsson shares limitless connectivity vision

Suggesting that a seismic technology shift is underway around the world, which is going to unleash an entirely new wave of innovation to address some of the planet’s most pressing issues, comms technologist Ericsson has launched its new purpose and vision. Purpose: To create connections that make the unimaginable possible Vision: A world where limitless […]

September 27, 2021

iSIZE joins Alliance for Open Media

The Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) has announced that iSIZE, a company with a codec-independent AI technology that reduces bandwidth use and improves the video experience, has joined the organisation at the Promoter level. As a member of the Alliance, iSIZE will collaborate with AOMedia members, the internet and media technology companies, to advance open standards […]

September 24, 2021

Discovery Sports’s UCI goes on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon company, has announced a new partnership with Discovery Sports Events, a portfolio of sports brands that reach more than 130 million viewers, to be their Official Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning Provider. AWS will also become the exclusive Cloud Infrastructure Partner of the new Union Cycliste […]

September 15, 2021

Report: Digital tech adoption aids climate goals

A report from Vodafone and WPI Economics calls on the UK Government to put the fast deployment of digital technology at the core of its forthcoming net zero strategy. The research shows that the adoption of technology in manufacturing, transport and agriculture could reduce the UK’s overall emissions by as much as 4 per cent […]

September 14, 2021

Veego raises $13m for connected home insights

Connected home analytics specialist Veego Software has closed a $13 million (€11.7m) Series A financing round led by Magenta Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage Israeli start-ups in the artificial intelligence (AI), IoT, and enterprise software domains. The round also includes continued support from existing investors, State of Mind Ventures (SOMV), Robert […]

August 25, 2021By Colin Mann

NVIDIA/Arm deal: Competition concerns

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that NVIDIA’s purchase of Arm raises serious competition concerns. A summary of the CMA’s report, which was sent to the Secretary of State (SoS) for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on July 20th ahead of the set deadline, has now been published. […]

August 23, 2021By Colin Mann

Research: US smart home device adoption reaches 36%

Parks Associates research shows that 36 per cent of US broadband households now own a smart home device, an increase of 2 per cent over Q4 2020. “The residential security industry continues to experience a blurring of lines between professional and DIY solutions,” said Elizabeth Parks, President, Parks Associates. “Professional monitoring providers, like ADT, Brinks, […]

August 18, 2021

Community Fibre partners with Lifemote

Community Fibre, London’s full fibre broadband provider, is partnering with Lifemote, a cloud-based AI-driven WiFi analytics company. The partnership will see WiFi issues experienced by Community Fibre customers solved quicker. This is thanks to advanced intelligence from Lifemote which can detect and flag any problems experienced by customers before they even notice them. Peter Rampling, […]

August 18, 2021

Report: Advertising fuels $1.34bn piracy market

Online criminals who offer stolen movies, TV shows, games, and live events through websites and apps are reaping $1.34 billion (€1.14bn) in annual advertising revenues – including from some of the most iconic global companies, according to new research from Internet security education body the Digital Citizens Alliance and piracy risk data and protection, brand […]

August 13, 2021By Colin Mann

SeaChange enables fully-migrated cloud video delivery

Video delivery platform technologist SeaChange International has strengthened its longstanding collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable enhanced data analytics on top of its fully-migrated, cloud-based video delivery platform. Building on a collaboration that dates back to 2016, SeaChange is leveraging AWS’s artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) services to facilitate a robust […]

August 9, 2021