Story image

Photo gallery: Aruba APAC Atmosphere - where the Airheads are

27 Sep 17

Aruba Airheads flocked to Macau last week for the vendor’s annual APAC Atmosphere conference, where attendees got hands on with Aruba’s vision for smart spaces.

More than 1,300 mobility experts attended this year’s event, themed The Innovation Edge: The Power of Mobile, Cloud and IoT.

The event featured industry-specific experience zones, allowing attendees to interact with the technologies and innovations Aruba says are shaping the future economy.

The Intelligent Hotel zone featured intelligent environment automation and IoT to craft highly personalised guest experiences, while secure, mobile first infrastructure for the digital transformation of healthcare – and enhnaced patient care – was highlighted in the Smart Hospital zone.

Other zones included the Store of the Future, creating a new shopping experience with mobile shopping and enhanced engagement via retail and location analytics; the Smart School zone with fault tolerant infrastructure for multimedia, high density environments, and the Smart City zone, using video analytics, IoT and predictive maintenance to create a smart, safe city.

Attendees also heard from a range of speakers – including New Zealand’s Sam Tuneau, group manager of technology for Auckland Transport.

Kiwis make waves in IoT World Cup
A New Zealand company, KotahiNet, has been named as a finalist in the IoT World Cup for its River Pollution Monitoring solution.
Can it be trusted? Huawei’s founder speaks out
Ren Zhengfei spoke candidly in a recent media roundtable about security, 5G, his daughter’s detainment, the USA, and the West’s perception of Huawei.
Oracle Java Card update boosts security for IoT devices
"Java Card 3.1 is very significant to the Internet of Things, bringing interoperability, security and flexibility to a fast-growing market currently lacking high-security and flexible edge security solutions."
How SMBs can use data to drive business outcomes
With the right technology, companies can capture consumer, sales, and expense data, and use it to evaluate and construct future plans.
Survey shows that IoT is RoI across Asia Pacific
A recent Frost & Sullivan survey across Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore shows that IoT deployment improves business metrics by around 12%.
Sophos hires ex-McAfee SVP Gavin Struther
After 16 years as the APAC senior vice president and president for McAfee, Struthers is now heading the APJ arm of Sophos.
Security platform provider Deep Instinct expands local presence
The company has made two A/NZ specific leadership hires and formed several partnerships with organisations in the region.
Half of companies unable to detect IoT device breaches
A Gemalto study also shows that the of blockchain technology to help secure IoT data, services and devices has doubled in a year.