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As US Regulation looms, are IoT Customers prepared enough?

The US is about to see its first state-level legislation regulating the Internet of Things to be more secure.It’s something that any organization implementing large-scale IoT communications networks should be taking very seriously. The regulation demands that devices fitting this description, which would be most IoT sensors and controllers, have ‘reasonable security’. It defines this …

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Wi-SUN: The chosen technology connecting the world’s smartest cities

Wi-SUN: The chosen technology connecting the world’s smartest cities

Winston Lazar, Product Marketing Program Manager, Itron Cities worldwide are ramping up deployment of smart technologies that accelerate progress towards sustainability goals, while empowering them with a toolkit for digital transformation. Offering a range of proven benefits, including energy savings, reduced maintenance cost, and enhanced safety, connected streetlights provide an ideal starting point for any …

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Could home area networking be good for our health?

Earlier this year, Wi-SUN announced the introduction of its certification program for the Enhanced Home Area Network (HAN) communications profile – an interoperable and scalable low power wireless standard for Home Area Networks – which supports communication between Home Energy Management Systems or HEMS and any HAN devices. The program is available for a wide …

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Open Standards are the only way to future-proof IoT solutions

Open standards are the only way to future-proof IoT solutions Phil Beecher, President and CEO of Wi-SUN Alliance There is still debate and confusion over whether open standards are the best in terms of security and robustness. If you want to future-proof your IoT solutions, then open standards are the only way forward for scalability, …

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How can telco carriers prepare for smart city development?

How can telco carriers prepare for smart city development? Phil Beecher, President and CEO of Wi-SUN Alliance Much has been made of the market opportunities within the Internet of Things (IoT) and particularly smart cities. Smart city investment is increasing rapidly, and on a European level alone, the EU has set aside billions of Euros …

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Wi-SUN-momentum

Why momentum is gathering for Wi-SUN technology by Phil Beecher, President, The Wi-SUN Alliance The momentum of support for Wi-SUN technology is really beginning to gather pace and this has been echoed by a sharp spike in growth of the Wi-SUN Alliance membership base of 60 per cent over the past year.  The backing for …

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