Internet of Things

We are moving rapidly to an ever more connected world and the opportunities for the Telecommunications industry are significant, from new connectivity offerings based on dedicated IoT infrastructure to participating in the data market and the creation of new applications. At the core, since everything happens somewhere and all the things in the IoT have a place, location information is pivotal to maximising the potential and in particular to transforming raw data into valuable, actionable intelligence.

"Sensor data collected in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem requires context to understand and make valuable. Geolocation provides that context, by transforming the raw data into useful information and ultimately actionable intelligence"

Jack Dangermond, CEO, Esri


The application of geo-analytics to the IoT is growing rapidly - discover why and the latest innovations below...

IoT eBook - Why location Matters

New eBook: The Internet of Things - Why Location Matters (

The ‘Internet of Things; Why Location Matters’ ebook is the essential guide for telecommunications businesses to understand how to leverage the location information that will be the key to realising potential revenue streams from the IoT...
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Business Wire: IBM and Esri team up to offer cognitive analytics and IoT in the IBM cloud

At this year's IBM World of Watson event, Esri announced that it now works with IBM users and developers to broaden the customer experience by making Esri data and technology available in the IBM cloud... Read more

Statescoop: Waze, Esri bring 65 million traffic sensors to aspiring smart cities

A new partnership between Esri and interactive navigation app company Waze will facilitate sharing real-time transportation data with its citizens... Read more

CBR: Microsoft joins with TomTom, HERE and Esri for connected cars and smart cities

The partnership aims to create a ‘world graph’, which could help power smart cities, enable IoT communications, along with transforming various industries and play a key role in transportation. Read more

tmforum - Esri's Jack Dangermond on geo-analytics and the Internet of Things

ESRI has been looking at geo-analytics data for a long time. Its application is now getting much wider with the growth of the IoT. What does geo-location data bring to the IoT? Read more

Microsoft Blog: Microsoft and Esri work together to fuel innovation through location-based services

The explosion of location-enabled devices coupled with advances in processing capabilities in the last ten years have paved the way for the connected devices and powerful cloud analytics of the Internet of Things (IoT) to help organisations work faster and smarter than ever before... Read more

tmforum: Esri's Randy Franz on where IoT is going next

ESRI’s Randy Frantz recently accepted a position as co-lead of TM Forum’s Internet of Things (IoT) work stream. This article explores his vision for the role... Read more

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