Staying safe on public Wi-FiWith millions of public Wi-Fi hotspots globally, it is important that people are aware there are risks of using these. However, there are simple steps that can be taken to ensure you are being as safe as possible when you sign in to these networks.
How IoT can help the hospitality industryOne of the most significant emerging trends in the hospitality industry is the Internet of Things. It is therefore important for hoteliers to make the most of the new technology to improve their customer service and satisfaction.
How Smart Cities are helping the environmentSmart Cities use technologies to enable new services to be developed, and existing services to be improved, including economic development, citizen well-being, and sustainability.
How IoT can help landlords avoid legal actionA new act will see landlords, of both social and privately rented housing, be held accountable of the living conditions in their properties or risk facing legal action.
The importance of people-centred smart citiesWhile smart cities aim to improve the places where people live, all too often this comes in the form of top-down innovation. However, to reach their full potential they need to focus on the citizens, not just the technology.
Why smart cities should start with street lightingWith the population levels in cities across the world growing, local authorities are adopting new technological advances to help them be more efficient. An intelligent street lighting infrastructure is the easiest way for local authorities to begin their smart city journey.
Is data sharing the future for smart citiesThe number of cities implementing smart city applications is on the rise, with data playing a key role in the success. Sharing this data across citywide departments and platforms is an essential element of any smart city plan.
Social housing landlords adopt IoT technologiesLandlords of social housing are investing in IoT and sensor technology to measure and manage energy use, including home energy efficiency, tenant health, safety and welfare, and asset management.
Four Key Consideration for IoT DeploymentsThe rise of the Internet of Things will make our governments more efficient, businesses more cost effective, and our lives easier. IoT allows organisations to install sensors, gather data, and then act upon the data in the appropriate way. IDC estimate that by 2025 there will be 61% more data collected by IoT devices.
Smart cities can improve quality of livesSmart cities add digital intelligence to their city to solve issues that the public face and to achieve a higher quality of life for them.
How WiFi can help your business's marketingFrom customers in shops, tourists in hotels and students in libraries, with free WiFi being expected by 60% of people wherever they go. The lack of WiFi in a business is said to be more noticeable than its presence.
How the IoT can help the healthcare industryBy having a resilient WiFi network, healthcare providers can begin to adopt technology, such as the Internet of Things, to help with their day-to-day operations.
Should universities adopt 'smart campus' technologies?The Internet of Things is becoming increasingly popular, popping up in our homes, businesses and cities, so it’s not surprising that universities are evolving to keep up with the technological advances.
Smart waste management expected to hit $3.14 billion by 2023The smart waste management industry, currently valued at $1.2 billion, is expected to hit $3.14 billion by 2023 according to the Waste Management Market Report 2018-2023.
Report shows that 76% believe smart cities don’t existA new report shows that 76% of city officials believe that although many have started their journey, smart cities do not truly exist yet.
UK capital taking steps to eliminate air pollutionTwo million people in London live in areas with illegal levels of air pollution. Measuring air quality is a major strategy in the fight against air pollution, Pinacl makes it easier to gather and monitor data through its Air Quality Sensors.
Climate change increases risk of floodingClimate change has become an increasing threat over the past year, bringing with it a range of complications for the planet including an increased risk of intense and frequent flooding.
New Act could see rise in disrepair claimsMany tenants are living in properties which are unsuitable for habitation, with 99 English councils receiving 67,026 complaints about the condition of their housing in 2017/18.
The importance of free WiFi in hospitalityThere are many ways that customer satisfaction can be improved in the hospitality industry, however none of them are as effective as free WiFi.
Why we need intelligent street lighting systemsWith 19% of global energy consumption used on lighting, it is clear to local authorities that lighting systems need to be upgraded.
Nearly one third of businesses face cyber security breachCyber-attacks are a persistent threat to businesses of all sizes, with 32% of businesses in the UK facing a security breach or attack in the past twelve months.
5.8 million UK renters experience dampA study by Rentokil Property Care shows that 5.8 million renters in the UK have experienced damp and condensation issues.
How IT can help healthcare cut costsWith the NHS being overstretched, it’s no surprise that healthcare providers are turning to modern technologies to help relieve them.
Air pollution has major impact on healthOutdoor fine particulate matter exposure is the fifth leading risk factor for death in the world accounting for 4.2 million deaths.
Poor housing in Wales costs NHS £95mEvery year in Wales, the NHS is spending £95 million on treatment costs due to poor housing.
How technology can save the retail industryWith constant mention of the ‘death of the high street’, Blis has released a report looking into the current state of the retail industry and how technology can help.
- Global Delivery
- Project Management
- The Internet of Things
- Smart Places
- Managed WiFi
- Dark Fibre
- Managed Network Infrastructure
- Managed Services
- Wireless Office
- Digital Transformation
- Professional Services
- Managed LAN
- Public WiFi
- Stadium WiFi
- Property Management
- Social Housing