Automation Solution Providers Shift Gears to Align with IIoT-driven Industry Transformation

 

Digital solutions crucial to growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Industrial Automation and Process Control team

London – 18 May, 2017 – Tectonic shifts are underway across process and discrete industries due to the need for capital efficiency, asset efficiency and resource efficiency. These trends are nurturing the growth of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industry 4.0. The convergence of algorithms, cloud, data, devices and networks drive a creative destruction and expansion of traditional business models. Further, the directional shift from CAPEX ? OPEX cycles will see the market focus more on brownfield assets/modernization-driven projects in short-term.

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Integration of Digital Health in the Car Unleashes Growth Potential for Strategic Partnerships

Frost & Sullivan’s “Intelligent Mobility” event explores the convergence between the Automotive Industry and Healthcare, Wellness and Wellbeing

London, UK – May 18, 2017 –  The mass introduction of 5G and satellites will lay the foundation for linking the automotive industry up with other industries outside the traditional ecosystem, paving the way for intelligent, cross-segment partnerships. In future cars will see built in, brought in and beamed in / cloud enabled applications of health wellness and well-being in cars. The first step will be the integration of specific devices, such as air condition humidifiers, heart rate sensors in the seal belts, wearables and health apps. On a next level, the vehicle dashboard or augmented reality enabled windshield can be used to display health data such as warnings or statistics on vitals on the passengers until both ecosystems will be perfectly integrated. Along with this trend comes an increased value of data. OEMs and other providers will find new ways to monetise the huge amounts of data they will have access to.

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Shred-it: More Than Half of UK Business Owners Unaware of Incoming General Data Protection Regulation

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LONDON, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

Eighty-four per cent of UK small business owners and 43% of senior executives of large companies are unaware of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation, according to Shred-it’s seventh annual Security Tracker research, conducted by Ipsos.

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