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In the United States, precision agriculture is one of the largest industries by both operational scale and economic impact. The technology utilized is typically on the cutting edge, especially for automation and control. Things like sensors, programmable radios and generally more compl...
Industrial livestock operations have several critical needs in order to function smoothly, but perhaps most important is also the most fundamental: water. On remote sites, tank level monitoring and automation are tools that can essentially make or break the entire operation.
While “going off the grid” is not a new term, microgrids are finding new footholds in a changing utilities industry. Recently, more and more cities and states are turning to microgrids not only as highly effective ways of increasing energy resiliency, but also as pragmatic and cost eff...
In the United States, much of the Industrial IoT advancements have come from the private sector – oil and gas, utilities, precision agriculture, etc. International IIoT, however, has seen real advancements coming from cities – smart cities, that is.
The autonomous tech industry is poised to explode, driving job growth and technological innovation. Everything from self-driving vehicles to automated infrastructure is sitting on a precipice of advancement that can be a truly momentous step into the era of the connected world.
Modern businesses are making intelligent business decisions thanks to the Industrial IoT and its push towards increased connectivity. In precision agriculture, new technology has the potential to be a game changer for crop management, enabling more visibility over crops and intelligent...
Technologies that make buildings smarter and more energy efficient continue to evolve at a rapid pace, with new entrants and solutions announced every week. Many of the new products and services center on the big data that buildings produce in real time. Buildings have been producing v...
As we enter the third month of 2012, we can but hope that this should be the year that the UK Government finally realises that its Carbon Reduction Commitment Scheme is bad for business. Introduced under the banner of helping UK industry to become more energy efficient it seems to want...
EMC on Wednesday announced it plans to establish an R&D center in the Skolkovo Foundation's Innovation Hub in Russia that will focus on development of cloud infrastructure solutions and Big Data analytics technologies for Bioinformatics and Energy Efficiency. EMC also plans to collabo...
New York, NY, January 25, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The IEEE International Communications Conference (ICC), the premier venue dedicated to the advancement of wireless and wireline communications worldwide, has begun the registration process for its annual event to be held June 10 – 15 a...
IBM and Cable&Wireless Worldwide, on Monday jointly announced their collaboration to develop a new intelligent data and communications solution, UK Smart Energy Cloud, to support the UK's Smart Meter Implementation Program, which aims to rollout more than 50 million smart meters in the...
"Group sales in the quarter increased 8% year-over-year and 32% sequentially mainly driven by a strong development in mobile broadband" says Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson. "Sales in the quarter for comparable units, adjusted for currency and hedging, increased 7% year- o...
Progress Software has predicted that the slow evolution in computing over the last few years will become a quiet revolution in 2010. Progress has also warned that CIOs who want to lead this revolution need to innovate at every opportunity, watching consumer trends and listening to idea...
As officials meet in Copenhagen to hammer out a new global climate-change policy, the NGU (Next Generations Utilities) Summit was announced in Sentosa early next year by giants Tata Power and Kepco. Alongside fifty other key Utility providers in the region, the meeting - run by GDS Int...
Estimates vary on how much Asian Utilities are going to be spending to modernize their electricity grids, but the presence of execs from Kepco, PLN, AEI, TNB, EVN and Tata Power at the NGU Summit APAC (hosted by GDS International) is an indication that multinationals see big opportunit...
The Korean government is going to sink around $172 million into cloud computing next year under a still fuzzy plan that the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, the Ministry of Public Administration and the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) are backing to reduce overlapping investments a...
The institutional horror stories continue, the old Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) address space is nearly gone, and if we do not transition to IPv6 with its nearly unlimited address space the Internet will grind to a halt.
HP Neoview Advantage, HP Converged Infrastructure Architecture, and HP Converged Infrastructure Consulting Services are designed to help organizations drive business and technology innovations at lower total cost via lower total hassle. The same old IT song and dance doesn't seem to be...
There corporation is financed by the current management team and the Power Fund II by VNT Management, which manages two funds, Power Fund I and Power Fund II, with a focus on clean technology. Assets under management of these funds are €80 million. "There Corporation's groundbreaking s...
A new report released by Vodafone and Accenture says that the use of mobile communications can reduce the annual energy bill for Europe by a €43 billion, equivalent to an annual reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by at least 113 Mt CO2e (metric ton carbon dioxide equivalents) by 202...
In the past five plus years that I've been working with mobile SPs, traffic has grown, then grown some more, and now is exploding. While that's a better business problem to have than the alternative (!), it does have its own little headaches.  The one that's on my mind the most t...
When Enterprise Architecture is able to prove that it can bridge the business vision to IT’s tactical operations, its function will no longer be Hype and EA staff members will no longer need to Hope they won’t be cut. Enterprise Architecture will become an organization without which th...
Enterprise Architecture (EA) means different things to different people. Every organization has heard of it. Many mid-to-large organizations have a department for it. On average, depending on the size of the Information Technology (IT) department, these EA departments consist of three ...
Industrial Defender has announced it has formed a partnership with InGuardians Inc., a leading cyber security consultancy practice, to offer cyber security vulnerability assessment services for the Smart Grid. Under terms of the agreement, Industrial Defender and InGuardians will part...
Abdulhayoglu, the founder of the Comodo Companies, comments on the fact that hackers have breached the grid distributing electricity throughout the US. Abdulhayoglu said American users of electricity are "lucrative targets," and urged the US not to "build all our houses and homes into ...
Cisco has taken a piece of a really ambitious grid-turned-cloud company in Oz called Majitek that intends to turn all the devices and systems in an entire city into money-making utility services. This, it appears, is "intelligent urbanization," especially in emerging markets, and is su...
eMeter announced it has joined the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. The VMware TAP program helps technology vendors integrate their products with VMware virtualization software and deliver timely, joint solutions to mutual customers.