Hollywood has it all wrong. The sweeping waves of unfamiliar beings with the intention of gobbling up every last remaining resource won’t come from slowly rotating spaceships. They are already among us
Here’s the inside story on the deployment and testing of a location and tracking solution for Internet of Things devices in the Port of Barcelona, Spain. As Actility tells IoT Now Transport360, it is using a low power wide area network, which it believes is an ideal communications technology for industrial IoT (IIoT) applications.
One in nine people, or 783 million people worldwide, don’t have access to clean water. Water systems are continuously installed but
Hanhaa is a small London based IoT startup with a big mission: to enable businesses to monitor their global shipments at massive scale – meaning, tens of thousands of parcels – and make detailed information more easily accessible and cost-effective. Where was the parcel? Was it within the allowable temperature range? Had it got wet? Had it been tipped, dropped, or opened?
Examples of IoT being used to improve logistics and supply chain link back to the origins of the term ‘internet of things’. Working for Proctor and Gamble, Kevin Ashton coined the phrase when trying to gain a better understanding of demand for lipstick by connecting supermarket shelves back to the supply chain. Tom Rebbeck of Analysys Mason reports.
When Worldsensing, a Barcelona-based Internet of Things (IoT) and operational intelligence technology provider, needed to create an edge-based, connected computing infrastructure to support tunnel construction for the Grand Paris Metro construction project, it turned to Kerlink to provide its low power wide area network system
As I sit writing this article with a fabulous glass of viognier I can taste the irony, we are all intellectually aware that the world needs to produce much more food and wine, of course, writes Tracy Hopkins the chief marketing officer of Everynet. Emissions modelling suggests that agriculture-related emissions alone will take up almost 100% of the world’s carbon budget by 2050. Meat and [...]
There’s a lot of excitement and interest surrounding Industry 4.0 and the potential it has to improve profitability and productivity. However, even though it’s early days for the concept Industry 4.0 is already making contributions to the booming automation technology sector, writes Eberhard Klotz, the head of the Industry 4.0 campaign at Festo.
More than 84% of world trade is mobilised by maritime transport. The integration of land transport with ports has become essential and has had an impact in the complexity of logistics connections. The dynamic nature and importance of maritime transport have repercussions on the environment in the form of noise and air pollution or traffic congestion, among others.
With the explosion of e-commerce, demand for warehouse space has soared and the boom shows no sign of slowing down. In 2016, logistics take-up hit record levels with 29.3 million sq ft. of space acquired and a record £2.7 billion (€3.09 billion) invested into single-asset logistics units, according to CBRE.