Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has teamed up with Polytechnique Montréal to create a research chair position dedicated to exploring future wireless technologies (FuWiC), such as the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G networks, interconnectivity, microwave sciences and radiofrequency.
The need to improve materials handling, inventory management and asset management processes is driving use of wireless technologies in the manufacturing sector. But cost and complexity are keeping the pace of adoption slow, experts say.
Although issues such as cost and security originally hindered the wide adoption of wireless solutions by many enterprises, today companies are saying that once you reel in the concerns around wireless, you never through them back
Intel Corp.'s increasing focus on wireless technologies won't include the production of radio frequency identification (RFID) chips, said Intel President and Chief Operating Officer Paul Otellini Tuesday at Forrester Research Inc.'s Executive Strategy conference in Boston.