Factories and plants in industries – such as chemical processing, pulp and paper, water and waste-water treatment, have seen the benefits of remote valve monitoring. Traditional retrofitted monitoring solutions, however, are costly and slow to deploy for factories with thousands of manual valves of different types.
As the energy industry shifts toward cleaner and more sustainable models, it becomes increasingly critical for utilities to be able to manage and control the customer side of the power grid. One proven way to do that, says Rolf Bienert, managing and technical director, OpenADR Alliance, is Demand Response (DR) programs, which have been common for many years.
Technology has the capability to transform lives. Over the past few years, companies, cities and countries have moved to digitise all that they do, driving positive results in numerous ways. Yet across the world, many people still face a number of difficulties from climate change and endemic poverty, to health and nutritional care. While these big issues might seem insurmountable, [...]
Few of us think about the impact of water damage to our properties until it’s too late and the damage is done. According to a report from ConsumerView, titled ‘Quantitative Assessment in Europe’, 50% of households in Europe have experienced water damage. Similarly, the Insurance Industry Research organisation estimates that 14,000 people in the US experience a water damage emergency at [...]
Five years ago, analysts estimated 50 billion devices by 2020.
With a new decade just around the corner and the number of connected devices sitting at the single digit mark, you might think this missed projection signals failure but really it is just a symptom of overhype. Actually, IoT growth shows no signs of slowing down.
Research from Arm estimates one trillion devices by [...]
If you relish a convenient life and smarter home, the Internet of Things must have been an integral-part by now. As the communications extend from devices to appliances, IoT networks shall soon become as common as Wi-Fi at our homes.
What makes a product a game-changer in the IoT world? For every bona fide success like Amazon Echo or Google Home, you’ll find dozens of “smart” products that are anything but. We all may see huge potential in a cutting-edge home surveillance system like Nest, but an internet-connected toaster only prompts ridicule, says Carsten Rhod Gregersen CEO and founder of Nabto.
With the rising number of IoT devices, which is expected to surpass the 20 billion mark by next year, there are a lot of big changes to anticipate.
Romil Bahl is the chief executive of KORE, the global, independent Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider. He joined the company in 2017 to build on the company’s seven million global connections, which have grown to 11 million in less than two years, and to drive its growth as IoT itself continues to mature. Here, he tells IoT Now how the recent launch of KORE One, the [...]
A WEEK IN IoT – 5G is starting strong, says Huawei. The company’s deputy chairman, Ken Hu, told its annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) in Zurich, Switzerland last week that 5th Generation mobile communications “arrived faster than expected,” and that there are now 40 carriers in more than 20 countries supporting 136 different 5G-enabled devices.
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