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Will industry muscle win in the IoT standard war?

James MacTavish Blog

Terry Hughes Managing Director of AppCarousel analyzes the current state of the Internet of Things landscape and its many standards bodies this week. Historians say history repeats itself, so follow Terry as he looks back at the early mobile industry and answers: Will industry muscle win in the bid for IoT standards supremacy? To read the full article please go …

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Customer Success Story: BASE excels with Mobile Commerce

James MacTavish Blog

BASE, the third largest mobile telecommunications operator in Belgium was found to have the lowest consumer complaints for mobile commerce services of all the providers by an annual report from a mediation service. To read more about BASE Telecom’s excellent customer service, read more at: http://goo.gl/CL43GA AppCarousel has been partners with BASE for over seven years providing the  operator with its …

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A World with more IoT standards bodies than IoT standards

Terry Hughes Blog

Terry Hughes, Managing Director of AppCarousel explores the wild world of IoT standards in his guest post on TechTarget’s IoT Agenda network. From Open Connectors and Standards bodies to Consortia’s and Company’s with just plain industry muscle, follow Terry as he takes a look at 20 such initiatives and where they all fit in the great Internet of Things World! …

Terry Hughes of AppCarousel Elected to Board of the Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA)

James MacTavish News, Press Releases

Detroit, MI – March 10, 2016 — The Connected Vehicle Trade Association, Inc.(CVTA), the world’s largest and preeminent business league in vehicle communications, today announced that Terry Hughes, Managing Director of AppCarousel, has been elected to be a Member of the CVTA Board of Directors. AppCarousel has also joined CVTA as a Corporate Member. CVTA is an industry organization whose …

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5 Key IoT Developments at IoT Tech Expo and IoT Nexus

James MacTavish Blog

This years European IoT Tech Expo in London and IoT Nexus in San Francisco brought together some of the biggest companies in manufacturing, transport, health, logistics, government, energy, and automotive to discuss the latest innovations within the Internet of Things. From smart cities to connected living, one thing was clear; the potential of IoT is tangible. Here are the 5 …

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Why Cisco and Jasper’s Union Matters to IoT

James MacTavish Blog

Just last week one of the biggest acquisitions in the Internet of Things space took place when Cisco snatched up IoT lifecycle management solution provider, Jasper. The tech world is buzzing over the news and rightly so because here are the Top 5 reasons why this acquisition matters! 1) Jasper became a rare unicorn by actually meeting investor valuations with …

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Cisco and Jasper – the lowdown on the IoT acquisition

Terry Hughes Blog

In a $1.4 Billion deal, last week Cisco acquired Jasper Technologies. What’s the skinny on the deal? Here goes… Jasper provides a platform to build connected devices on and deliver them to the market much more quickly and with less friction. Jasper is described as “Developers of an IoT cloud platform” so with Jasper, Cisco gets a company that understands the growing …

AppCarousel and Mobica Partner in Connected Devices

James MacTavish News, Press, Press Releases

Partnership offers turnkey app solutions and services to the Connected Car, Internet of Things and Smart Device markets Calgary, Canada; Wilmslow UK – February 9th, 2016 AppCarousel, the leading provider of app platforms for connected devices, and Mobica, the leading provider of software engineering, testing and development services, have announced a strategic partnership leveraging each other’s expertise to offer end-to-end app and software …

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The ISO 7-layer model for telecoms is alive and well 30 years on… in the connected car

James MacTavish Blog

Everyone has heard of the 7-layer dip shown in the picture above but only die-hards in the telecoms industry will have heard of the mysterious “ISO 7-layer model” for telecommunications networking. As an apprentice in 1985 I was one of the first students to be taught the 7-layer model (in the days when there was no internet, no TCP/IP, no …

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The battle to become the center of your connected home – insights from CES

Terry Hughes Blog

When we think about the connected home of tomorrow we assume that Google will be right there in the center with its OnHub smart WiFi router and its Nest intelligent thermostat. Or maybe Apple with its HomeKit initiative. But the battle for control of the smart home has only just begun, as evidenced at CES last week. From out in …