Caitlin Gittins
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Caitlin has been the Editor of IoT Insider since April 2024. She loves learning about new tech, market trends and use cases. She reports on the latest trends and innovations in the IoT space. In her spare time, Caitlin reads sci-fi and fantasy novels.

INWED: Recognising influential women in IoT

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) enters its 11th year this 23rd June 2024, as it continues to spotlight women working in engineering roles and seek to bring more women into the industry. As part of its 10th edition last…

McDonald’s ends two-year AI trial

As McDonald’s has begun to embrace automation and AI for streamlining processes manual workers would otherwise do, it suffered a setback more recently when it made the decision to remove artificial intelligence (AI) powered technology from its drive through restaurants.…

Q&A: Chris Jones, Crypto Quantique, warns preparation ahead of CRA

The EU Cyber Resilience Act (CRA) is coming hard and companies need to be prepared, warned Chris Jones, Director of Applications at Crypto Quantique in his talk at Hardware Pioneers. In this part three of interviews highlighting experts present at…

Researchers looking to revolutionise wireless tech

The concept that your earbuds could replicate everything your smartphone does, but better, may not be far off, thanks to a new category of synthetic materials potentially sparking the next revolution of wireless technologies and the work of researchers. A…

Q&A: Simon Ford, Blecon, praises the power of Bluetooth

Sometimes it’s the obvious things that open up a whole world of opportunities once realised. That was the message impressed upon by Simon Ford, Co-Founder of Blecon, who spoke to IoT Insider at Hardware Pioneers and makes up part two…

Media briefing: u-blox talks through indoor positioning solution

A newly launched indoor positioning solution from u-blox marks the company’s entrance into the end products market, which was born out of this “large demand” u-blox saw coming from customers, according to a recent media briefing hosted by Magnus Johansson,…

Bluetooth hailed as transformative for IIoT

The unveiling of Blecon’s Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) solution at Hardware Pioneers last month in London demonstrated an ongoing shift towards embracing Bluetooth as a technology capable of transforming IoT applications. For Blecon, part of the mission is to increase…

Q&A: Toby Gasston, Wireless Logic discusses cellular connectivity

Debuting a four-part series highlighting experts IoT Insider spoke to at Hardware Pioneers, in this first part we speak to Toby Gasston, Mobile Core Product Lead at Wireless Logic, who was present at the event to talk about cellular connectivity.…

Safety first: Element opens new testing facility in Surrey Hills

IoT Insider was invited to experience Element Material Technology’s new facility in Guildford, the Connected Technologies Center of Excellence on 4 June, as the testing provider cut the ribbon on a purpose-built facility which will fortify the company’s capabilities in…

Hardware Pioneers 2024 stresses collaboration and communication

Collaboration and communication were two major talking points at the latest edition of Hardware Pioneers, as the challenges the industry faces – ranging from complying with the latest regulation to issues in cellular IoT connectivity – requires close collaboration and…