- HidroMares Helps Port Managers See the Seas to Better Manage Boat Traffic
Using networks of sensors and a cloud-based interface, port managers can get real-time data about water conditions to help them guide ships in and out of port safely and efficiently.
- What Will the Internet of Things Be in 2025?
Four predictions about the ways in which the IoT will impact our lives and workplaces a decade from now paint a future in which technology makes us better communicators, healthier eaters and more collaborative.
- The Weather Business: Can Your Company Benefit?
Many firms already analyze multiple datasets to better understand their operations. Could adding weather data to the mix help?
- Industrial Internet Consortium Announces Microgrid Testbed
The group, which is working to advance industrial IoT deployments across sectors, is working with a number of utility providers to develop a responsive, reliable architecture for microgrids, which rely on networks of electricity sources.
- IoT Technology Cuts Airport Security Waits
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport is the latest to adopt a sensor-based system known as BlipTrack, which uses encrypted data collected from cell phones and tablets to estimate wait times—helping the airport to reduce those times by up to a third.
- In the U.K., Pollinating IoT for Agriculture
Through Agri-Tech East, a one-year-old member organization focused on bringing growers and technologists together to improve the agricultural output in the East of England, farmers are starting to tap into the Internet of Things.
- 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.
- Del Papa Taps Into the IoT to Improve Beer Distribution Center
A new DC, built with IoT technology from the ground up, is helping Del Papa Distributing Co. to boost productivity while cutting energy 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.
- How Bigbelly Evolved from a Waste-Management Firm to an IoT Company
The fast-growing business hopes to leverage a piece of vital urban infrastructure—the public waste bin—into a tool for deploying smart-city applications.
- Senet Partners With IBM, Semtech, Others to Broaden M2M Reach
Armed with a new name and updated technology, Senet hopes to bring its low-power, long-range machine-to-machine services to a wide range of industries.
- IoT News Roundup
Forrester survey finds firms focused on IoT to boost customer service; Songdo "smart city" to host SparkLab IoT accelerator program; ETSI announces spec for embedded M2M modules.
- 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.
- NXP Seeks to Drive NFC Phone App Use in Cars
The semiconductor company says its new controller is the first in a portfolio of products aimed at helping app developers and automakers bring NFC-activated features and functions to the automotive market.