11. June 2016 · Comments Off on CTIMES News – Delta Showcases Smart Green Building at COMPUTEX 2016 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Delta Electronics showcased its advanced solutions for building automation, smart energy management and interactive projection at the influential tradeshow COMPUTEX Taipei 2016. Mr. Ping Cheng, Delta’s CEO, highlighted: “Building accounts for roughly 1/3 of global energy consumption

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31. January 2016 · Comments Off on Gigaom Sony making a bet on IoT · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Two stories in the news at the same time about Sony that draws a picture of the company’s plans. The first is that Sony is forming Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) from all the units contributing to Playstation, hardware, software, and network, effective April 1. Sony has set the new company up with a US headquarters — San Mateo, CA — with a single CEO, Andrew House. Notably, console sales are way down in Japan, to the lowest level in 24 years, and the future looks to be mobile and handheld gaming ther

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28. January 2016 · Comments Off on Fujitsu General Uses Ayla IoT Technology to Add Mobile App Connectivity to its Next-Generation Air Conditioners · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Ayla Networks, a global Things (IoT) platform for manufacturers, announced today that it is working in partnership with Fujitsu General to incorporate Ayla IoT technology into the RLS3Y series of ductless mini-split air-conditioning products for both residential and light commercial markets. Fujitsu General is launching its first RLS3Y product during the AHR Expo show (booth 2229), being held January 25 to 27. “Ayla is providing Fujitsu General with IoT technology to create and launch a line of connected mini-split systems that will be connected through the Ayla Networks cloud service,” said David Friedman, CEO and co-founder of Ayla Networks. “By using the Ayla software agent, Fujitsu General mini-split systems will automatically and securely connect to the Ayla cloud service. As a result, Fujitsu General will be able to collect data from their systems that will enable them to provide enhanced remote management of their customers’ heating and cooling systems’ operation.”

Source: Fujitsu General Uses Ayla IoT Technology to Add Mobile App Connectivity to its Next-Generation Air Conditioners | Business Wire

28. January 2016 · Comments Off on New reflections on solar: Who’s turning up the heat · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

After years of promoting the benefits of wind, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition is changing its focus — just a bit. Now pairing its seven years of advocacy for wind with advocacy work for solar energy, the coalition hopes its new focus will be reflected in its new name — the Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition (GWSC).”This bipartisan governors’ coalition has been highly effective at getting policy results and have helped grow wind energy for nearly a decade,” said Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). “The governors’ decision to combine forces with solar energy reflects the economic and environmental value of diversifying our nation’s grid with clean, reliable renewable energy.”

Source: New reflections on solar: Who’s turning up the heat – SmartGridNews

29. December 2015 · Comments Off on Q&A: Accelerating IoT Device Development · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The IoT explosion is upon us. As developers look to further integrate connectivity and communication protocols into everyday devices, the need for purpose-built IoT development tools has become apparent. I caught up with Venkat Mattela, CEO of Redpine Signals, to discuss the latest in IoT development as well as the company’s new WyzBee platform

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