Undersea bots used to beat raiders with the latest archaeosubs

There’s huge untapped potential in the blue parts of the planet. The Internet of Things won’t really have gone global until it can work in the sea, which covers two-thirds of the planet. For instance, there are many historical underwater sites that have yet to be discovered.

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Smart utility meters to account for half of all meter market revenues by 2016

The overall utility billing meter market is expected to reach nearly $13 billion in 2016, according to a study recently published by IMS Research, now part of IHS. 2016 is also anticipated to be the first time

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FreeWave Technologies receives American Technology Award in Smart Grid and Smart Instrument category

Boulder, Colorado, USA. June 14, 2012 – FreeWave Technologies, Inc., manufacturer of spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, has been awarded the American Technology Award (ATA) for outstanding achievement in the Smart Grid and Smart Instrument category. The award is for the FGR2-PE wireless data radio.

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Global public cellular service revenues for Smart Grid to reach US$1bn by 2020

Boulder, CO, USA — Electric, gas, and water utilities have long used public cellular networks (pictured) to link field devices to the utility’s central operations systems. Until recently, however, the use of such networks in the utility sector has been limited, primarily due to restrictive pricing and perceived technical limitations. Yet there is now a

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