How far is the Quantum Computing risk for current cryptography?

The concept of Quantum Computing has raised high expectations for the next generation of computing, similar to the birth of computing in mid 1900’s, when ENIAC was powered for the first time. Although several challenges still burden the commercial availability …

Semantic twins make digital twins more accessible

Digital twins are quickly becoming popular solutions as they help provide many types of services for the end-users: e.g. urban digital twins are shaping the city of Helsinki and the lives of its residents, and predictive digital twins provide a …

IoT-NGIN in the OSM Ecosystem Research”

IoT-NGIN has been listed in the ETSI OSM Ecosystem Research by our partner, i2CAT (https://osm.etsi.org/wikipub/index.php/Research#IoT-NGIN ). ETSI-hosted Open Source MANO (OSM) delivers a production-quality MANO stack for NFV, able to consume openly published information models, suitable for all VNFs and independent …

Augmented Reality in Automotive

Augmented reality (AR), or computer-mediated reality, is the enrichment of human sensory perception by means of information, generally manipulated and conveyed electronically, which would not be perceptible with the five senses. The elements that increase perception can be added through …

Smart manufacturing looks towards futureproof 5G solutions!

5G has been designed with the needs of industrial users in focus.  For smart manufacturing, it offers many possibilities such as that of replacing cables with wireless connectivity reducing maintenance costs and increasing the flexibility to reconfigure production and connectivity …

Computer Vision for Smart Agriculture

The evolution of technology and innovations during our era is vastly transforming our lives. The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and their implementation in various areas such as computer vision is contributing immensely across industries. The agricultural industry is …

Next Generation Internet and IoT as a part of it

The Next Generation Internet (NGI) is an initiative of the European Commission which aim is to develop and evolve the Internet we know, into the Internet for the third millennium and beyond. To re-imagine and re-engineer it into the Internet of Humans. …

Machine Learning Operations (MLOps): shortening the gap from laboratory to production

The world is just at the beginning of a new and radical transformation that will impact all aspects of our current societies and economies: the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a technological shift that has been identified and named before actually happening …

D2D, an innovative communication approach.

The new 5th generation of cellular networks (5G) has gained prominence in recent years within mobile networks. This is mainly due to the increasing demand for network traffic as more and more devices are integrated into the network. In addition, …

Benefits of GDPR Compliance for Exploitation of Project Results

GDPR Compliance in EU-funded Projects Protection of personal data and privacy are one of the most important ethical challenges. Across all EU research funding schemes, Ethics has a transversal nature. For that reason, it prevails all working packages and task …

IoT based monitoring of Smart Grid

Improving the observability and control of LV networks represents one of the main ambition of the distribution system operator (DSO), currently supported by the recent development of the Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies …

Urban Digital Twin supports Living Lab activities

Urban digital twins combine the geospatial data sets that describe the environment with real-time data sources and processes, offering an up-to-date view to the living city. 3D city models are a central building block for urban digital twins. By creating …

Predictive digital twin

In this blogpost we are going to illustrate an innovative methodology to provide a predictive digital twin based on a graph-based model. In particular, this informative essay will cover the work proposed and described in this video, this website article …

From cloud to fog to edge and swarm computing

Cloud computing has unlocked a new era of services, bringing to the user the sense of unlimited resources and always-on experience of mobile and web services. The cloud computing revolution has largely benefited business in almost any domain, offering unlimited …

Privacy-preserving Identifiers for IoT

Privacy is extremely important in today’s digital world. Privacy should also be considered in the scope of IoT, since an IoT device may also be a personal device such as a smartwatch or sensor in a car, therefore tracking the …

Is 5G over hyped?

We in Cumucore have implemented several bleeding edge 5G SA projects during the last 12 months. We have done media productions, industry 4.0 projects and public safety use cases. What can we answer to the question is “5G is over …

microVMs to reduce the overhead of virtualization

Virtual Machines (VM) are common and established techniques to isolate the guest from the host operating systems. They are typically designed to run common operating systems like Windows and Linux as guest operating systems. Consequently, they create a virtual PC …

CAD models & industry 4.0

The digitalization effort of industry 4.0 aims for more efficient utilization of data throughout the different stages of a product’s life cycle and value chain. A good example of this are CAD-models. CAD-models are typically used in the design and …

Ambient Intelligence and Tactile IoT in IoT-NGIN

The concept of Ambient Intelligence was firstly introduced by the Information Society Technologies Advisory Groups of the European Commission in 2001 1. It refers to a digitalized environment that is sensitive and responsive and that proactively delivers support and services …

Cybersecurity for IoT Federated Learning

The Internet of Things (IoT) has launched for good in both business and everyday lives, with numerous distributed and highly diversified “things” sensing different aspects of their environment. Different combinations of devices, sensors and business scope across domains provide the …

Mission Critical Networks for secure communications in critical operations

Connectivity plays an important role in IoT-NGIN. We are investigating new 5G innovations to enhance connectivity for advanced use cases in the IoT domain. This blog post describes the role of mobile networks for mission-critical use cases.  Mission-critical sector actors …

GPU passthrough in OpenStack

Kubeflow is an extraordinary framework essentially allowing the emergence of MLOps or ML as a Service (MLaaS) modalities. It is readily integrated into the overall concept, context and operations of Kubernetes, rendering a perfect match for ML engineers that need to …

Device-to-device communications, a good friend of cellular networks

The growing number of mobile devices has triggered rapid advances in cellular technology and services, leading to increased demand for higher data speeds and quality of service (QoS), along with the need to access data anytime, anywhere from any device. …

Automated Decision-Making Systems & IoT for Smart Agriculture

Industrial automation has seen an exponential growth in the last century. Several technological advancements have been reported and implemented in various industrial sectors to increase production efficiency by orders of magnitude and allow the handling of more sophisticated tasks. On …

European smart charging stations overview

Charging station market is highly fragmented in Europe with intense competition for market share and direct access to customers. Central Europe countries, in particular, have built impressive charging infrastructures; 70% of all charging stations in Europe are concentrated in just …

Implications of IoT system on European Lives

The Internet of Things has settled in for good in the daily lives of millions of people around the world. Smart devices connected to the network and to one another, with ability not only to exchange data, but also to …

Smart City Living Lab

In scientific literature, there is no universally accepted definition for living lab term and plenty of other rivalling terms describing similar concepts have emerged, such as testbed, citizen science and community-based participatory research. The European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) …

Internet of Things in industrial environments

The Internet of Things offers high-speed communication among machines without human intervention. It is only natural that developers of industrial processes try to adapt such a promising technology to manufacturing environments. However, industrial manufacturing environments pose different challenges than those …

New paradigms for AI on the Edge

The deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms at the Edge (i.e., IoT devices, sensors or interfaces, gateways, robots) is generally referred to as AI at the Edge. Being an extension of the Edge computing paradigm, in which data is stored …

IoT-NGIN and big data in industry

As most data scientists know, most of the work in producing a working machine learning solution revolves around the data itself, procuring and handling it. The actual learning algorithms are readily available and well implemented in existing libraries and frameworks. …

Machine Learning in the browser

The need for processing power, has led generally machine learning to run on desktop computer. However once trained, a model may be executed in a more constrained environment like the tiny computer chips in wearable medical devices, household appliances, and …

Access control in IoT networks

The Internet of Things describes all the physical objects that are connected to the internet, providing automated services, the most common ones referring to collecting and sharing data. IoT devices require network access in order to send data to other …

IoT and energy asset management: a new framework for a multi-objective analysis

IoT devices, such as sensors able to exchange data with other devices or end-users thanks to embedded solutions and/or combinations of fog and cloud computing, are the main enablers of Smart Energy and worldwide the system operators are strongly engaged …

Honeypots as Moving Target Defense (MTD) in IoT Systems

Internet of Things (IoT) describes a network which allows various smart devices, sensors, and actuators, to be connected and be able to exchange data through the Internet. IoT faces many challenges with security being one of the majors and most …

Containers and Unikernels – More Isolation for your Software

Everybody in the IT world has heard the word container at this point. But containers are not the only way to isolate and deploy software. In this post we want to take give a high-level introduction to containers as well …

SECURITY AS KEY ENABLER FOR RELIABLE MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

Over time mobile networks have been evolving in terms of security to reach truly secure infrastructure for personal and machine-type communications. Here we provide an overview of security techniques in mobile networks. The first generations of mobile networks 2G and …

Addressing a fragmented IoT connectivity market

IoT-NGIN explores solutions in four domains: smart agriculture, smart cities, smart manufacturing and smart energy. While the use cases in the domains address quite diverse challenges – from traffic flow prediction in cities to smart irrigation in agriculture – all …

Making Europe fit for the Digital Age

By Ilkka Lakaniemi, Aalto University School of Business. Discussion on the ways to advance digital transformation in Europe has often revolved around the different technology approaches, the adoption and uptake of digital technologies and around how to create measurable economic …

Leveraging Generative Adversarial Networks (GAN) for malicious attack detection (MAD) in IoT

In recent years, the use of Internet of Things (IoT) is continuously expanding, while IoT systems are encountered in applications from different domains, like smart cities, industry, agriculture, etc. IoT involves billions of connected devices, which can send and receive …

e-Mobility IoT & Cyber Security

Electric mobility is leading to a complex integration of automotive products within the internet of things, giving rise to the emergence of new threats from a cybersecurity point of view. As e-mobility is still perceived as a young industry, the …

Steps towards cybersecurity and information security

PRESS is an acronym used in the project for the “Privacy, data pRotection, Ethics, Security & Societal” analysis, aiming to provide guidelines on security of information within the project. eBOS has contributed to the IoT-NGIN PRESS analysis by exploring the …

Dissemination, communication and exploitation in IoT-Ngin

Today, we are heading towards a smart and highly personalised style of living. In future, which we envision, the power and impact of smart devices around us will not be limited to our comfort but would also increase our productivity …

e-Mobility in Terni pilot site

EMOT will demonstrate the potentiality offered by e-Mobility involvement in electricity grid management, with a view to increase grid operation efficiency, reduce reverse power flow towards MV and reduce cyber-security risk. Demonstration activities will be hosted in ASM smart grid …