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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.

How Nimway supports COVID-19 health and safety regulations in the office

According to a recent article in the Real Estate Journal, transitioning to a post-lockdown workplace will require time and planning. The way forward, they suggest, is for companies to adopt COVID-19 health and safety regulations, supported by technologies such as Sony’s smart office-solution, Nimway.

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Reseller ACSS Lås brings Criotive-Nokē’s digital padlocks to market

Sony’s Criotive access management solution is designed for adaptation to different use cases, and the latest offer is an exciting new digital padlock that combines Nokē® hardware with Criotive software. ACSS Lås, a Stockholm-based company specialising in smart solutions for public environments, recently signed a reseller agreement with Sony to bring the new smart padlocks to the enterprise market.

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8 West develops remote monitoring applications with Sony’s mSafety

Combining a purpose-built device with a solid back-end solution, the mSafety platform allows companies interested in remote monitoring to develop their own mobile health and safety IoT services. And that is exactly what the Irish enterprise software development company, 8 West Consulting, has done. In fact, they have created a whole suite of applications based on Sony’s customisable, connected 4G/5G wearable platform, to help keep people safe.

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WT | Studios Webinar: What makes mSafety unique?

On December 3rd, 2020, mSafety’s Arnol Rios (Head of Sales & Business Development, Takeoff Point, a Sony company) gave a presentation for WT | Wearable Technologies Studio on the topic: ‘What makes Sony’s mSafety solution unique?’ We’ve summarised the main points from Arnol’s presentation here and included a link to the video for you to watch.

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Connected IoT for healthcare – a blessing or a curse?

The ability to connect billions of ‘things’ to each other via the Internet offers rich opportunities for many industries. Healthcare is no exception, and the hospital world has been quick to understand and adopt IoT technology to help patients manage chronic conditions and support recovery after illness or surgery. But healthcare providers now face a hard task – that of managing the security and privacy of data passing to and from medical IoT devices. Criotive has the solution.

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How does remote monitoring with mSafety speed up clinical trials?

Sony’s mSafety solution enables clinical and pharmaceutical researchers to create customised applications for trial protocols and monitor participants remotely. This easy-to-use connected wearable and reliable back-end solution ensure seamless bi-directional data flows – making mSafety a powerful tool for monitoring compliance and verification of participants’ responses to treatment.

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How the Corona virus has fast-forwarded the ‘future-of-work’

A recent report from WORKTECH Academy highlights how organisations are looking to digital solutions to make the return to the office safe and flexible. As the academy’s newest member, Sony has been planning for the future-of-work in its digital solutions for several years now. The pandemic has launched us into that future faster than expected, and the Nimway solution is ready to meet it.

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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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