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03/06/2017 - 09:25
Elaborate networks of sensors, mobile devices and internet networks could improve federal agencies’ operations, but the benefits of connected technology must be weighed against serious security risks, government technology professionals say. A recent report compiled by the Government Business Council, part of Nextgov’s parent company...
03/06/2017 - 09:22
CRT-based desktop computers; pen and paper for note taking; scattered, disparate lab instruments from a large variety of manufacturers. Such is the scene in a typical life sciences R&D lab, where researchers come in at 2 a.m. to perform experiments because that’s when they can fit an instrument’s schedule with their own. As a scientist in...
02/06/2017 - 22:55
This second Internet of Things Convention Europe wants to stimulate the Belgian business world to invest more than ever in both the economical as well as the social potential of this market! Again, more than 40 IoT-solutions will be presented to you by our participating companies, you can learn from more than 20 well known speakers, roll up your...
02/06/2017 - 08:59
Raleigh, NC, May 30, 2017 — An Industrial IoT demonstration of WISER Systems’ Locator technology was featured in live tracking mode May 22-25 in Boston, MA, at LiveWorx 2017, an exclusive 4-day technology conference for PTC partners, sponsors, and presenters. PTC, provider of the leading IoT platform Thingworx, has provided computer software...
02/06/2017 - 08:56
Smart City World Labs and Singapore's Nanyang Technology University (NTU) are joining forces to help SMEs develop better smart city technologies. Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has joined forces with the Danish consortium Smart City World Labs to develop smart city technology in order to improve the sustainability and...
02/06/2017 - 08:53
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Energy Control Systems (VECS) from Ferrisburgh in Addison County has been selected by Congressman Peter Welch’s office to attend the IoT (Internet of Things) annual showcase. The event on June 13highlights innovation and technology on Capitol Hill in Washington. It's hosted by the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce...
01/06/2017 - 06:12
Report highlights challenges for public sector in encouraging private investment into smart city technologies. City governments should consider launching focused municipal bonds to fund smart city infrastructure, according to a new report. A study by consultancy Deloitte’s Center for Government Insights, said that the public sector needs to...
01/06/2017 - 06:10
Instead of deploying urban sensors as instruments of surveillance for technocrats, what if vulnerable communities controlled the gear—and the data? The buzziest of buzzwords in urban planning is the “smart city”—a metropolis laced with wireless sensors that track everything from weather and water flow to gunshots and foot traffic. The sensing...
01/06/2017 - 06:08
There are billions of smart devices in our world today, but what if these devices were interconnected? What if these devices can interact with each other just like how their owners do and form a kind of global nervous system? This essentially describes what people call the Internet of Things or IoT. IoT has revolutionized the IT world and the way...
31/05/2017 - 09:56
The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to be a USD 15 billion industry by 2020 with a 5-6% share of the global IoT industry. This event will further advance the dialogue around the Internet of Things spectrum from a (horizontal industry perspective), delivering exclusive, cutting edge content that is catered for CxOs, executives and business...
31/05/2017 - 09:51
350+ engineers and technologists joined AutoSens for 4-day US debut – the leading conference for the discussion of vehicle perception technology – during May 22-25, 2017 at the M1 Concourse near Detroit, MI, USA Bringing together of the most forward-thinking minds in the industry; this was a week of discussions, collaborations, debates,...
31/05/2017 - 09:37
Agriculture, Africa’s largest economic sector, is likely to be central to the growth of the Internet of Things on the continent. Security is the single biggest challenge facing its growth. The growth of African connectivity has been a big story for years, with the continent rapidly catching up and in some cases — like fintech — pulling ahead...
31/05/2017 - 09:35
What is IoT? – A Simple Explanation of the Internet of Things A simple answer to, "What is IoT?". Whether it's for your own understanding or to send to friends/family/customers, this explanation is meant for anybody. As someone who works for an Internet of Things (IoT) software company, this is a question that I’m asked frequently. Whether...
31/05/2017 - 09:33
If you’ve ever wished that Internet of Things (IoT) design could be as simple as playing with Lego, it’s time you met Interstacks. Interstacks are square-shaped blocks that snap together to provide customized IoT functionality. Programmed with a visual authoring tool called Stackbuilder, Interstacks aim to enable an intuitive, easy and (dare I say...
30/05/2017 - 13:02
In 2014, the Dutch government decided to invest a massive €3.3 billion in a smarter energy program. The foundation for this strategy was based on a social business case aimed at getting consumer buy-in for an energy-saving program with long-term, cheaper energy bills. Unfortunately, three years on, that goal is not yet realized. The public...