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Cybersecurity
NZ pours billions into IoT - so what are we doing to secure it?
"Any vulnerable device can potentially become a bot for an attacker, however, IoT devices are especially at risk because New Zealand is at a very early stage in terms of IoT maturity."
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Internet of Things
NCC Group chosen to help improve IoT security standards for all sectors
“At NCC Group, security is in our DNA and that's why we're excited to work with the ioXt Alliance in raising security standards within the IoT ecosystem."
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Internet of Things
Growing cities need smart tech investment to meet goals
The NZ IoT Alliance chair says that as cities grow up and out, it’s time to invest in smart city tech to keep them functioning.
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Internet of Things
How IoT is helping NZ’s largest industry
The IoT tech trial at Kowhai farm is a New Zealand IoT Alliance pilot in collaboration with MBIE.
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Internet of Things
Kiwis make waves in IoT World Cup
A New Zealand company, KotahiNet, has been named as a finalist in the IoT World Cup for its River Pollution Monitoring solution.
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Internet of Things
The IoT devices we all want for Xmas
The IoT is rapidly growing in New Zealand and presenting exciting opportunities for Kiwis...
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Artificial Intelligence
Kiwi AI could help end world hunger
“We know the world is heading toward a major food supply crisis..."
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Internet of Things
NZTech is expanding - and so is the nation's tech industry
“Better use of the Internet could result in $34 billion in economic growth and better use of IoT could be worth more than $2.2 billion."
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Internet of Things
A nation of smart cities: Is IoT the answer to traffic congestion & crime?
By managing traffic flows to reduce congestion and deterring crime using intelligent lighting and cognitive CCTV, IoT can make a city more desirable.
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Internet of Things
Vodafone prepares mobile network for NZ's expected IoT surge
“IoT is approaching a tipping point and it’s starting to transform the way we live our lives and run our businesses."
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Internet of Things
NZ IoT Alliance: By 2020, 100% of IoT will be supported by AI
Within three years, 100% of all effective IoT efforts will be supported by cognitive or artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.
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Internet of Things
NZ IoT Alliance report: Simon Bridges on the Govt's role in NZ's IoT future
“Emerging technologies also present new challenges, and the research identifies some areas we’ll be considering further such as privacy of IoT data."
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NZ IoT Alliance: Next decade worth $2.2 billion in IoT potential
“The key inhibitor for IoT uptake in NZ is a lack of understanding, knowledge and skill. This is not a technical issue, it's an education issue."