Cyberattacks on IoT are increasing

In a world where more and more processes are connected, the risk of cyber-attacks against critical infrastructure increases. Sweden is a country with a lot of nature and relatively accessible public networks. With the ease of connecting almost everything today, the risk is that security takes a back seat, and we open the back door …

The IoT-ingredients

IoT -a recipe with three ingredients

I typically explain IoT as a recipe with three ingredients. #1 The sensors First, the sensors, sensors that make it possible to monitor things. Sensors to monitor things like temperature, air quality, humidity and similar. Sensors are like the bread and butter of IoT. Sensors are also, perhaps, the most typical thing we think about …

iot-ecosystems

IoT ECOSYSTEM

If you have been around this industry for some years, you may have heard the term M2M. Some people say that M2M and IoT are the same things. I’m afraid I have to disagree. The big difference between M2M and IoT is more than the words. M2M is about proprietary systems talking to each other …

IoT-devices by 2030

This is most likely the shortest blog post for years. The question arises from time to time -How many IoT devices will there be around 2030 in the networks? Many people before me have tried to answer that question. But I am not going to try the same. I cannot give you that figure. The …

IoT-trends 2022

The IoT market is booming, and with the advent of 5G, it’s moving fast. Here are three emerging trends for 2022. Trend 1 -Me of Things Me of Things are sensors that you wear or that will be in your vicinity. One example is sleep pattern sensors that can be embedded in your bed or …

How to fail with IoT

It is said that 74 percent of all Internet of Things ventures fail. That means 26 succeed, but 74 percent fizzle out for some reason. The Internet of Things is an enabler of the future. With the Internet of Things, we will be able to optimize irrigation in agriculture, we will be able to optimize …

IoT talks 2021

In November 2021, I had the opportunity to participate in Tele2s IoT-Talks as a Key Note speaker. The focus was inventing the ordinary, and the Key Note focused on 5G and IoT. The first time I heard about 5G was ten years before this event, in the middle of the 4G era. At that time, …

5G in Sweden is behind

Sweden’s deployment of 5G is currently limping along and we risk falling behind our neighbours. Component shortages and logistical problems are highlighted as two of the biggest sources of problems, and this is clearly a problem when we have to leave older mobile technologies behind. Telia and Tele2’s ambition is for 90% of the population …

Embracing the old

I’m worried about myself. I thought my radio interest was super-solid, small, rebellious networks you run yourself. But when I listen to myself nowadays, I sound more and more like an employee at the state-owned Swedish Telecommunications Administration (Televerket). I wI work a lot with connecting things, in the old days we called them connected …