Walmart Inc. announced it was entering into a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp. to further accelerate Walmart’s digital transformation in retail, empower its associates worldwide and make shopping faster & easier for millions of customers around the world.
The 2 are: a smartwatch aimed at children called the V-Kids Watch & an emergency contact device V-SOS Band.
IoT is the idea that is proving to be the pivot of revolution in this tech advanced era. IoT is the ability to transform an ordinary device to a mobile unit that can connect & access the wide world of the Internet.
Move to benefit millions of Internet users in China.
The IT major said it had also introduced “robust capabilities” on Azure IoT Edge to easily develop & deploy intelligence to the edge.
AT&T has announced plans to launch a NarrowBand Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network in the US and Mexico by next year.
3.5 billion IoT cellular connections predicted for 2023.
IT major Microsoft while introducing its Windows 10 IoT Core services in an event at Taiwan said it would provide at least a decade of support for IoT devices along with resources to manage updates, among other things.
Seventeen institutions around the world are partners in this.
If vendors could provide better security, enterprise customers who were surveyed said they would be willing to buy, on average, at least 70 percent more IoT devices.
Called the Sprint IoT Factory, it provided pre-packaged connected solutions in a digital store format.