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Preparing Work and Public Spaces for Safe and Efficient De-escalation

IoT Scotland is available to use free of charge to anyone responding to the unique challenges raised by COVID-19. In the fourth article of our COVID series, we explore workflow management solutions which can help to support public spaces and businesses to open safely once lockdown restrictions are further eased. Returning… Continued

Smartphone Free IoT Contact Tracing

In April free access to the IoT Scotland network was announced for anyone responding to the unique challenges raised by COVID-19. The third article in our series explores applications that will help us to get safely back to work and protect vulnerable individuals on an ongoing basis. Stay AlertOn 10th… Continued

IoT Home Environmental Monitoring in the New Normal

North is building the UK’s most advanced Internet of Things (IoT) network – IoT Scotland. In April free access to the IoT Scotland network was announced for anyone responding to the unique challenges raised by COVID-19. We are continuing our series of articles exploring applications that will help us to get safely… Continued

How IoT could help us adapt to the ‘Next Normal’

On 16th April free access to the IoT Scotland network was announced for anyone responding to the unique challenges raised by COVID-19. IoT applications can be used to tackle a range of COVID-19 challenges.  In this series of articles, we will explore relevant applications and how they could support the… Continued

Free IoT Scotland Network Access to Fight COVID-19

North is joining the fight against the COVID-19 virus by giving free access to the Scottish Government-backed IoT Scotland network. The IoT Scotland network can now be used free of charge by anyone responding to the unique challenges raised by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. IoT Scotland is the UK’s most advanced… Continued

IoT Scotland Extends to the Scottish Borders

IoT Scotland network connectivity is now available across the Scottish Borders, with towns, villages and rural areas including Peebles, Melrose, Selkirk, Jedburgh, and Hawick all benefiting.  The announcement will enable local businesses and organisations to take advantage of the wide-ranging transformational benefits IoT offers. Eildon Housing has partnered with North to… Continued

Widespread IoT Coverage Now Available Across Glasgow and Edinburgh

The UK’s most advanced Internet of Things network, IoT Scotland, is now well established in Scotland, with Glasgow and Edinburgh at almost 100% coverage. Coverage of 99.7% has been achieved in Glasgow and 95% in Edinburgh, offering public and private sector organisations across the Central Belt an opportunity to access… Continued

IoT Scotland Approved to provide Services to the Public Sector

North, the operator of IoT Scotland, has been appointed as an approved supplier for the provision of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and services on the Scottish Government’s Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) framework. DPS is an electronic system of pre-qualified suppliers that gives public sector organisations access to an audited supply… Continued

IoT Scotland Welcomes The Highland Council as First Customer

IoT Scotland has welcomed its first customer after The Highland Council selected the open-access network to provide IoT connectivity for an innovative and transformational water monitoring contract. The Highland Council awarded a three-year contract to Dundee-based IoT Scotland partner M2M Cloud to roll out their Neptune water-monitoring sensor technology to over… Continued

Glasgow City Council leads the way with IoT 

Glasgow is set to become the first Scottish City to offer pervasive IoT connectivity to businesses across the city. Glasgow City Council is working in partnership with North, who are building Scotland’s National IoT network – IoT Scotland. The Glasgow rollout will provide the city with over 99% coverage via… Continued