- The Industrial Internet Meets… the Mail-Sorting Machine
Pitney Bowes is using GE's Predix software to make data from its mail-handling and -sorting machinery more accessible.
- Dutch Utility Provider Reinvents Approach to Public Lighting
Alliander, Holland's largest grid operator, has entered into a partnership with 15 cities, enabling their local governments to use an IoT application to control streetlights and conserve energy.
- Drought Highlights Need for Businesses to Rethink Water
California's Department of Water Resources is taking unprecedented steps to curb water usage, with new mandates targeting commercial and residential users. Smarter water systems could help businesses save water and money—and not just during periods of scarcity.
- AT&T Saving $8 Million Annually With Enlighted Lighting System
Through its pay-per-savings business model, Enlighted has outfitted 240 AT&T facilities in 30 states with its sensor-based lighting-control system.
- At Goldcorp's Éléonore Mine, the IoT Is Worth Gold
The manager of a new Canadian gold mine says a network of RFID tags and sensors, linked via Wi-Fi, is helping the operation to run safely and efficiently.
- Industrial Internet Consortium Launches Inaugural Testbed
Bosch and its partners are developing a testbed that documents how to create a track-and-trace program for hand tools in an industrial setting—to ensure not only easy access to the tools, but also their proper use.
- National Instruments on Building an Industrial IoT Toolkit
NI, a provider of automated test equipment and virtual instrumentation software used in wireless sensor networks, is now helping its customers develop industrial Internet of Things solutions for applications such as factory automation and preventative maintenance.
- IoT News Roundup
Uber steering toward autonomous cars; Intel expanding smart-home reach through Lantiq acquisition; Gartner survey shows plenty of excitement around IoT, but little leadership; ABI Research predicts sharp growth for smart glasses; Mobiquity, Relevant Solutions partner on mobile banking marketing.
- Libraries Check Out Bluetooth Beacons
Two beacon companies have developed unique solutions to help libraries send data about their programs or other details to patrons who download an app and then pass a library's beacons.
- ZigBee Alliance Announces Six-in-One Standard Designed for All Users
The organization says the new standard allows a range of applications and was enabled by hardware advances.
- For Mining, Construction Firms, Flying Robots Keep Projects on Track
Companies in the extractive industries—including Rio Tinto—and in building construction are using aerial imaging to keep projects running smoothly and safely. We spoke with drone services provider SkyCatch about the top use cases end users are chasing.
- RFID Journal Introduces Internet of Things Conference
The new event will be co-located with RFID Journal LIVE! 2015, which will be held on Apr. 16-17, in San Diego, Calif.
- IoT News Roundup
Telefónica launches DIY IoT package; STMicroelectronics bridging MEMS cost-performance gap; M2Mi joins Industrial Internet Consortium; Big dollars around the Internet of Things.
- Canadian Apple Orchard Taste-Tests the IoT
Semios has brought connectivity and near-real-time pest monitoring to the farm, helping farmers to gain visibility and reduce reliance on pesticides.
- Intel's Shahram Mehraban Explains IoT's Value to Manufacturing
Having completed a two-year pilot program that generated $9 million in cost savings, Intel and its partners want to bring the Internet of Things to your manufacturing facility, too.