Schneider Electric is bringing the Internet of Things to the energy sector with a new range of smart devices.
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While businesses have been deploying cloud technology for some time, it's only recently that personal cloud services have emerged. The advent of the personal cloud means content, applications and computing power can move off the device. So, will we still need sophisticated tablets, PCs and smartphones if the power resides elsewhere?
Vendors will need to add new analytics solutions, multi-channel metrics, and better collaboration tools in 2013 due to the needs of the always-connected customer, or risk losing business, according to analyst firm, Ovum.
Samsung Electronics (Korea) executive, Hung Song, has warned the KANZ Broadband Summit that 2G or 3G don't offer enough options for handling future convergence and 4G technology must be adopted for it's broadband capabilities such as faster speeds.