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Image - CopperLine<sup>®</sup> Offers Solution for Extending Ethernet DistancesCopperLine® Offers Solution for Extending Ethernet Distances

CopperLine® from ComNet allows you to use your existing cable infrastructure of COAX or UTP as Ethernet media for your next system renovation. The All New CopperLine® delivers:

  • Two New PoE options
  • Pass through 15 Watts PoE
  • Increased Distance -- expands transmission distances from 300 feet for traditional UTP to 3000 feet for UTP and 5000 feet for COAX
  • Easy installation, just connect and go, now form and fit compatible with all ComNet products

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Image - Boost Your Efficiency with Customer Service BotsBoost Your Efficiency with Customer Service Bots

UC Point is launching new bot development & programming services. With robotics based on artificial intelligence, companies will be able to support their customer support or internal helpdesk and re-structure all communications and business processes.

As an entry point of contact, the web chatbot provides reliable answers to first-level inquiries with little effort and aggregates available knowledge resources. This increases productivity and helps to free-up time for IT support and to reduce costs in the long term.

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Image - SIP / Multicast Talkback SpeakerSIP / Multicast Talkback Speaker

The 40TB-IP Talk-Back Speaker enables two-way conversations via SIP and also allows for standard paging and background music via multicast. The Talk-Back Speaker easily connects with a single CAT5/6 cable from your PoE switch. Its shallow depth allows the speaker to be conveniently mounted in a standard 2" x 4" stud wall or ceiling.

The integrated microphone enables talk-back and also monitors room noise to automatically increase speaker volume when necessary.

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Image - T-Mobile's $8 Billion Plan to Deliver 'Truly' Nationwide 5G Coverage from Coast-to-CoastT-Mobile's $8 Billion Plan to Deliver 'Truly' Nationwide 5G Coverage from Coast-to-Coast

T-Mobile spent $8 billion on low-band 600 MHz spectrum and will use a portion of it for nationwide 5G coverage across the U.S. "5G will be amazing, and we can't even imagine all the cool stuff it will bring, just like with our earlier network innovations," said John Legere, President and CEO of T-Mobile.

Beyond just speed, 5G aims to reduce latency, improve battery life, and increase the number of simultaneous connections which can be supported. This will help with deploying a range of new solutions.

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Image - Mencom Offers Industrial Networking Solutions for Mencom Offers Industrial Networking Solutions for "Smart Factories"

In order to minimize unexpected downtimes and provide reliable Industry 4.0 connections, Mencom now offers a wide range of industrial Ethernet switches such as Managed Switches, Unmanaged Switches, Gigabit Switches, Harsh Environment Switches, and EN50155 Certified Switches.

They also offer Secure Routers, Media converters, Serial Device Servers, Modbus Gateways and Power supplies.

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Image - Could Network Connectivity by Drones Become a Billion Dollar Business?Could Network Connectivity by Drones Become a Billion Dollar Business?

AT&T has been testing how its network could support drones. The company is attaching smartphones to drones across the U.S. and measuring how the devices interact with the network on the ground and at various heights in the air.

It's an industry which is expected to boom as the Federal Aviation Administration estimates 1.6 million drones might be in the skies by 2021 in the U.S. alone. "Drone delivery may sound far-fetched, but it is real," said Matt Walsh, Director of Product Marketing Management of Internet of Things Solutions group at AT&T. "By 2025, network connectivity for drones has been estimated by some to become a billion-dollar business."

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Image - Laird's New Gateway Enables Versatile Private IoT Network DeploymentLaird's New Gateway Enables Versatile Private IoT Network Deployment

Global technology leader Laird has released its new Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT) Low-Power, Long-Range LoRa gateway, which enables enterprise customers to deploy EIoT networks in practically any geographic location, even where traditional communications infrastructure is unavailable.

The Sentrius™ RG1xx LoRa-Enabled Gateway from Laird is the ultimate in secure, scalable, robust LoRa solutions for end-to-end control of your private LoRaWAN network.

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Image - 3 Trends Defining German Telecommunications Market3 Trends Defining German Telecommunications Market

KEYMILE is a leading manufacturer of data transmission systems. The product portfolio includes flexible and robust multi-service access platforms, as well as stand-alone transmission solutions.

In KEYMILE's view, three trends will dominate in 2017 and affect developments in the German telecommunications market.

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Image - 5 Things You Need to Know to Successfully Market An App5 Things You Need to Know to Successfully Market An App

The founder and CEO of Appetizer Mobile, a leading mobile application development agency in New York City, Jordan Edelson, knows what it takes to not only develop a great app, but also market it in a way that both attracts, and more importantly maintains, interest from consumers.

With more than 800,000 apps in the world, Jordan offers tips that businesses and individuals can use in a cluttered digital world to stand out from the crowd.

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