Internet of Things

June 23, 2017

The last 30 to 40 years have fostered an era of rapid automation and ingenuity to create technology that makes our lives easier and operations simpler. Today, technology is interwoven into our everyday lives with interconnected smart devices that respond to seemingly everything around us.

June 21, 2017

This post is the second in a series of seven chapters intended to help individuals and organisations on the journey to deploying a successful Internet of Things (IoT) transformation.

June 06, 2017

While streetlight sensors and smart meters are making huge waves above ground, the Internet of Things is having just as big of an impact underground.

June 05, 2017

Smart cities must be sustainable in order to survive. Sustainability is a key component of a truly smart city. If you add connectivity to a city without any connection to sustainability issues, you haven't really created a smart city. To be truly innovative, a city needs to consider elements... read more

June 05, 2017

This blog post is the first of a seven chapter series intended to be used as a working guide to ensuring an Internet of Things (IoT) journey is successful. This guide reflects many years of working on IoT and Smart Projects and seeing where, how and why they succeed ... or fail.

June 01, 2017

Smart city development is in full swing, but it appears that city officials are leaving security by the wayside. While the definition of what makes a city "smart" is still up for debate, in general, we often consider it a system of both traditional infrastructure and new, overlaying structures... read more

May 31, 2017

Technology and connectivity are pivotal for the Smart City vision, but without reliable broadband infrastructure, none of it will work. Autonomous cars and the Internet of Things require a robust internet and many cities aren't ready.

May 30, 2017

Honeywell said it will provide three power providers in the U.S. with managed smart grid services as a way to more simply manage very technical smart grid networks, and enable improved electricity service and reliability. The Honeywell subscription services offer an alternative for smaller... read more

May 25, 2017

If you're doing an Internet of Things deployment, prepare for failure. That's the overarching takeaway from a survey Cisco conducted of more than 1,800 IT leaders in the U.S. and U.K. Up to 60 percent of IoT projects that respondents started stalled at the proof of concept phase, Cisco found.... read more

May 23, 2017

Street lights also allow local governments to detect traffic congestion and track available parking spaces, among other key functionalities. Those digital networks can also remotely control LED lights, making them turn on and off, flash, dim and more, offering cities the possibility to maximize... read more

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