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Essential VR/AR/XR insights from Q3 20

By Aled Herbert / 03/08/2020

1. Proof-of-concept VR headset tears up the rule book VR headsets and AR smart glasses have tried-and-tested form factors but a new proof-of-concept (PoC) design from Facebook has challenged that.…

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Essential IoT insights from Q3 20

By Aled Herbert / 03/08/2020

1. Vulnerability revealed in key IoT component, Bluetooth The Bluetooth vulnerability was announced with the discovery of BIAS (Bluetooth Impersonation AttackS). The vulnerability allows an attacker to impersonate a previously…

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Essential IoT insights from Q2 20

By Aled Herbert / 26/04/2020

1. IoT security shortcomings threaten data privacy and integrity The current state of IoT security is “scary”, says Mike Nelson, VP of IoT security at PKI provider DigiCert, with 98…

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Essential AI insights from Q2 20

By Shirley Siluk / 26/04/2020

1. AI being put to multiple uses during COVID-19 pandemic AI is hard at work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Top uses include looking for signs of infection in lung CT…

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Essential CIO insights from Q2 20

By Aled Herbert / 25/04/2020

1. IT spending set to fall by 4.1% in 2020 due to COVID-19 effects A global survey of more than 1,000 CIOs by Enterprise Technology Research (ETR) shows that IT…

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Essential VR/AR/XR insights from Q2 20

By Aled Herbert / 22/04/2020

1. AR market to top $100 billion by 2024 The value of the AR market will reach $100 billion by 2024 as smart glasses and improved interaction methods deliver optimised…

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Essential automation insights from Q2 20

By Aled Herbert / 16/04/2020

1. Increased focus on automation amid pandemic Almost half of business leaders across 45 countries are accelerating plans to automate their businesses as workers are forced to stay at home…

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Essential IoT insights from Q1 20

By Aled Herbert / 06/03/2020

1. IoT attacks increased by more than seven times, says Kaspersky Security software firm Kaspersky Lab found attacks on IoT devices in the first half of 2019 numbered 105 million,…

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Essential VR/AR/XR insights from Q1 20

By Aled Herbert / 06/03/2020

1. VR/AR tech to add $1.5 trillion to global economy by 2030 A report by PwC has outlined the immense business potential for VR/AR over the next decade. The consultancy…

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Essential automation insights from Q1 20

By Aled Herbert / 06/03/2020

1. RPA market is expected to hit $2.5 billion in 2020 The RPA market in 2020 is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 70–85 per cent…

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Essential CIO insights from Q1 20

By Aled Herbert / 06/03/2020

1. CIOs share their priorities for 2020 Talent, training, automation and cybersecurity emerge as top concerns for tech executives in this end-of-year poll of CIOs by the Wall Street Journal.…

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Essential AI insights from Q1 20

By Shirley Siluk / 12/02/2020

1. AI could boost NA financial services by $140B through 2025 Augmentation and automation technologies could help the North American financial services sector gain between $87B and $140B in cumulative…

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