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The Myth Behind Network Coverage: Mobile Operators Not-Spots in the UK

The Current State of Mobile Network Connectivity Coverage The rivalry between mobile network operators over network coverage availability has rumbled on for more than a decade, as they compete to provide the greatest UK coverage. The current state of connectivity coverage in the UK is somewhat mixed. Network coverage blackspots or ‘not-spots’, as they are … Continued

Are vending machines the new retail?

Retail has taken a substantial hit in 2020 and is among one of the most severe coronavirus casualties. As news outlets report retail brands’ plummeting profits and collapses, the vending machine market looks set for exponential growth, forecasts anticipate. In order to survive and adapt to this increasingly challenging and volatile environment, retailers must transform … Continued

What Is A Multi-IMSI SIM? – IoT Uncovered

For most IoT deployments, zero-touch, out-of-the-box connectivity is essential. Devices might be installed in remote, inhospitable terrain or hidden within a car dashboard or retail vending machine. Requiring users to enter networks details and credentials would create significant logistical and security issues. In this article, we explore the importance of roaming and the benefits that … Continued

What’s the Difference Between IoT and M2M?

Did you know that the search ‘What’s the difference between IoT and M2M?’ yields some 12,200,000 results? This question is commonly asked as searchers grapple between the two similar concepts and look to understand what exactly sets them apart. Read on to learn more about the similarities and distinctions between Machine to Machine (M2M) technology … Continued

Using IoT to Deliver Greater Connectivity Across the Globe

Our CEO, Nick Earle was recently interviewed by TechRound to learn more about his background and why Eseye is leading the charge on delivering greater connectivity across the globe. Read the full interview. Tell Us About Eseye Eseye is a specialist IoT solutions provider and was founded by a team of communication and software engineers … Continued

Staying Connected in a Crisis: How Emerging Technology and Data can Reduce the Impact of a Pandemic

The world is facing a once in a generation crisis, its scale matched only by the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 to 1920. Citizens face huge restrictions on the way they live their lives, cut off from loved ones and their livelihoods threatened. Meanwhile governments the world over battle with huge challenges trying to project … Continued

Succeeding with IoT-enabled Smart Vending Machines: Part 3 The IoT Security Challenge

Succeeding with IoT-enabled Smart Vending Machines: Part 3 The IoT Security Challenge  IoT security is often the main concern for organisations planning an IoT deployment. Security incidents can damage your brand and reputation, and cause significant financial loss.  But security for IoT deployments is particularly challenging. To succeed, you need to design security into your … Continued

Succeeding with IoT-enabled Smart Vending Machines: Part 2 The Data Challenge

Succeeding with IoT-enabled Smart Vending Machines: Part 2 The Data Challenge The first challenge for an IoT smart vending deployment is choosing a connectivity solution. In part 1 of this series, we discussed how to achieve reliable, continuous, out-of-the-box global connectivity for your vending machines. Once you have connectivity sorted, you can focus on how … Continued

Succeeding with IoT-enabled Smart Vending Machines: Part 1 The Connectivity Challenge

Everything looks set for 2020 to be the year that innovative retailers can gain competitive advantage with IoT-enabled smart vending machines. But companies often underestimate the complexities of deploying IoT solutions. There are many more failed IoT projects than there are success stories. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be exploring three key elements that … Continued

Making IoT Pay: How to Build a Profitable IoT Business Model

The rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue into 2020 and beyond. We have now reached the point of no return, says Ian Marsden, founder and CTO of Eseye. The world relies heavily on connected devices and continued innovation in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and voice-controlled devices is powering further growth. … Continued

IoT in 2020: A Digital, Sustainable Future for the High Street?

It’s easier to shop online than ever before – you can shop on your phone, your tablet, your laptop or even through a digital assistant. Although it is clear to see that this trend is showing no sign of slowing down, is this a sustainable way to shop? Or could IoT pave the way to a more interactive retail experience to counter the e–commerce boom?   IoT is a catalyst for new opportunities in vending  While … Continued