IoT devices topping Christmas wish lists in 2017

Chantal Thomas
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Industry News, NZ IoT Alliance

Exciting tech advances are playing a much greater part in Christmas gifts in New Zealand than ever before, Kriv Naicker, executive director of the New Zealand Internet of Things (IoT) Alliance says.

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Is the New Zealand jury still out on IoT?

Chantal Thomas
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NZ IoT Alliance

This question was posed by a visiting Internet of Things (IoT) expert recently.  The New Zealand IoT Alliance hosted international IoT expert, IDC’s Vernon Turner to hear his advice on how to successfully connect New Zealand.

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Kiwi tech advances will help drive greater food supply

Chantal Thomas
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NZ IoT Alliance

Tech advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) might help New Zealand move toward a solution for helping feed the world which will require food production to double to meet a growing population demands, says a Kiwi tech expert.

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New technologies helping clean up NZ’s waterways

Jackie Clark
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NZ IoT Alliance

New Zealand farmers and companies are starting to use Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, data analytics and automation to decrease impact on New Zealand rivers, a leading national tech expert says.

In countries, right across the world the IoT devices are being used to help clean up water, New Zealand IoT Alliance executive director Kriv Naicker says.

Irrigation is by far the largest use of water in New Zealand, making up 65.9 percent of water use between 2013 and 2014, the Ministry for the Environment says.

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Cities will become more desirable when IoT takes hold

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

Cities will become safer and more desirable to live in when the internet of things (IoT) takes hold a research study report says.

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Agri business using IoT will jolt the NZ economy

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

A new research study has identified agri-business as one of the best opportunities to use the internet of things (IoT) for economic advantage in New Zealand, mainly because of the contribution that agriculture already makes to the Kiwi economy.

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IoT will be supported by artificial intelligence by 2020

Chantal Thomas
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NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

It is predicted that within three years 100 percent of all effective IoT efforts will be supported by cognitive or artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, a landmark New Zealand IoT Alliance study says.

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IoT could be worth more than $2.2 billion to NZ over 10 years

Chantal Thomas
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NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

An historic and landmark national research study estimates the roll out of IoT (internet of things) is likely to produce a benefit for the New Zealand economy of billions of dollars. The study found that just across a mere nine common IoT applications the potential net benefit over 10 years could be $2.2 billion in present value terms.

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Only 14 percent of large NZ businesses have deployed IoT

Jackie Clark
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Media Release, NZ IoT Alliance

New Zealand is well positioned for the Internet of Things (IoT), such as fast fibre, however a national tech leader urged for the country to do better.

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IoT changing the face of the nation

Jackie Clark
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Industry News, NZ IoT Alliance

Future tech realities are beginning to change the face of how New Zealanders operate in their daily lives – at home and work, and coming research results will help shape the nation’s future, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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