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Keep up to date with all our news, blogs, customer stories and press releases.

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Keep up to date with all our news, blogs, customer stories and press releases.

Getting data on the ground, with Visilion flight mode

Many manufacturing companies struggle with tracking of goods and assets during air shipments. When waiting for sensitive or time-critical deliveries, they and their customers may be left wondering: ‘Has the plane taken off, or landed yet?’, ‘Was the cargo handled properly during the flight?’, ‘Did temperatures stay within a safe envelope?’. In the case of critical spare parts, the answers to these questions can have a major impact on the receiver’s production line. Find out how Visilion for logistics’ new flight mode feature improves visibility of this elusive link in the transport chain.

 

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Why IoT security matters to you, your organization and society in general

With more cyberattacks reported in the first half of 2020 than the whole of 2019*, the security of IoT devices – or the lack of it - is an issue we can no longer afford to ignore. In this latest TechTalk, Mia Rolf, CEO of Ideon Science Park in Lund, interviews Markus Knigin, Head of Secure Provisioning, to find out how Sony’s IoT provisioning solution gets to the root of the device security problem.

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Sony’s smart office solution installed at Ingvar Kamprad Design Center

How can large organisations create working environments where technology-savvy millennial employees will thrive? A recent article published by the municipality of Lund announced that Sony's smart office system, Nimway, is being installed at the Ingvar Kamprad Design Center (Lund’s Technical College) in the autumn of 2020. Might the collaboration kickstart a new generation of smart office solutions?

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Prevent contamination by avoiding face-to-face meetings

Healthcare facilities around the world are doing their best to minimise the risk of contamination from COVID-19. It’s not only about PPE, but also security. Are you wondering how to improve the security of your healthcare facility while also saving time and money?

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Facility management made easy with cloud-based access control

Managing access to residential buildings, offices or other shared workspaces can be a stressful and time-consuming task. Hours are spent crossing town to meet new tenants and hand over keys, rescuing tenants who’ve lost their keys or waiting for handymen to show up, not to mention the hassle of keeping track of multiple keys to different parts of buildings.

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Smart tracking powered by worldwide connectivity

Smart tracking is becoming an essential requirement of asset owners and companies transporting critical or high-value goods. In logistics, this is leading to the construction of a new value chain in which location tracking is complemented by condition monitoring via sensors. Visilion from Sony, through its collaboration with Telenor Connexion, is able to offer superior worldwide connectivity.

 

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What are the positive impacts of greater supply chain visibility and transparency?

A recent article, published by UNCTAD, explores the opportunities and challenges associated with greater supply chain visibility – enabled by digital technologies and information-sharing networks. A team of co-authors from several world-leading organisations states that sharing supply chain data openly would have far-reaching positive consequences for business, society and the environment. The question is how to overcome the hurdles and make this a reality.

 

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From diabetes app to fully-fledged remote monitoring platform

In 2016, Senior Researcher Claes Nilsson pitched an idea for a new diabetes app in a competition organised by the Sony Startup Acceleration Program (SSAP). His idea won the competition and was successfully incubated by Sony. 

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Smart connected services need great cellular connectivity

In a recent article, Ericsson explains the symbiosis between Sony’s intelligent connected services and the communication technologies that power them. Read a summary of the article and learn more about two Sony services that leverage cellular connectivity and cloud management to provide a great user experience.

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Innovations in remote monitoring make home-based senior care simpler and more effective

COVID-19-related deaths in senior care facilities have outpaced those in all other settings, which means that more and more people now choose and, in some cases, have no choice but to care for their elderly at home. In an article published in MedCity News, mSafety’s Arnol Rios considers how the latest innovations in wearable technologies and IoT can help caregivers address the challenges of providing cost-efficient easy-to-manage home-based care.

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Get back to the office with Nimway – A smart office solution from Sony

5 ways you can maintain social distancing using Nimway's technology.

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Facility managers and property owners – discover an easier way to make your buildings secure

Managing access to residential buildings, offices or other shared workspaces can be stressful and time-consuming. Hours are spent crossing town to meet new tenants and hand over keys, rescuing tenants who’ve lost their keys or waiting for handymen to show up. As a professional in this field, you’ve no doubt wondered how these tasks could be handled more effectively. We invite you to learn more about cloud-based access control - a new, easier way for property owners and facilities managers to control access to their buildings.

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U.S. consumers eager to adopt remote health monitoring devices

Chronic conditions cost the U.S. healthcare system $3.1 trillion dollars in 2019, and the burden of ongoing treatment and compliance impacts patients and providers alike. A recent mSafety study shows that U.S. consumers would be interested in using more remote health monitoring devices. Find out what else we learnt from our survey.

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How to make your office a better place for your employees

Working in any large building or office complex, many employees have come to accept certain time-wasting activities as the norm – like looking for colleagues, meeting rooms or free workspaces.

But not anymore. Nimway, the smart office solution from Sony, solves all your workplace navigation issues, freeing up time for employees and making your office a better place to work.

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Virtual care - just what the world needs right now

What hurdles and decisions await new market entrants?

In an effort to minimise the risk of contamination from COVID-19 and to step in early when it strikes, health tech providers around the world are looking to virtual care solutions such as connected wearables. Suitable for healthy as well as at-risk individuals, they offer unobtrusive remote monitoring to keep people safe without the need for face-to-face contact. But developing such an offer is not simple. Our US expert outlines the challenges for companies looking to enter this increasingly competitive market.

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