30. June 2017 · Comments Off on US mayors mull plan for cities to use only renewable energy · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Mayors meeting in Florida are considering an ambitious commitment to have U.S. city governments run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades. Leaders from more than 250 cities gathered at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach are voting Monday on a resolution to reach the 100 percent clean energy goal by 2035.

Source: US mayors mull plan for cities to use only renewable energy | The Seattle Times

29. April 2016 · Comments Off on Can Wi-Fi industry keep up with IoT? · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

A recent conference focused on the world of Wi-Fi highlighted the immense opportunity created by the blossoming of the Internet of Things (IoT) space, as long as the wireless industry can keep pace with IoT’s rapid growth.RCR Wireless News reported that IoT was the hot topic at the Wi-Fi Now 2016 conference held recently near Washington, D.C. And it’s no wonder, considering the 8 billion Wi-Fi-enabled devices currently in use and the additional 3 billion expected to ship in 2016.

Source: Can Wi-Fi industry keep up with IoT? – ReadWrite

04. January 2016 · Comments Off on CES 2016 Rumors: Samsung Labs, Google-Ford Project, Sony VR · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As with every Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the flagship technology conference this year will be attended by hundreds of the most influential tech companies in the world and be subsequently defined by the announcements that a select few make. Among others, you’ll find a diverse collage of brands this year, from Ford and Chevrolet to Google and Sony, who will unveil innovative new projects and products.

Source: CES 2016 Rumors: Samsung Labs, Google-Ford Project, Sony VR | DC Inno

04. January 2016 · Comments Off on CES 2016 Primer (Part 1 of 2) – EVs, driverless cars, IoT · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

We’ve just ushered in the new year, and that means it’s also time for the next Consumer Electronics Show. Once again, the tech expo will be held in Las Vegas, and given all that we saw at last year’s conference, you might be wondering about what you can look forward to at CES 2016 when it kicks off next week. Here’s the first in a two-part series as we look at two things to expect at the coming week’s conference – electric/driverless car tech and the Internet of Things.Last year, CES 2015 was really big on car technology, and that’s one thing you can also expect this year.

Source: CES 2016 Primer (Part 1 of 2) – EVs, driverless cars, IoT – Modern Readers

04. December 2015 · Comments Off on IoT Meets 40,000 Streetlights · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

What would you build if you could get access to 40,000 streetlights? The City of San Jose is about to find out. Initial proposals are due November 30 for upgrading with LEDs streetlights in this northern California city of 1.1 million residents. It sounds like a dream project for the Internet of Things, especially given its location in the heart of Silicon Valley. Indeed on August 26, 40 representatives of lighting, telecommunications, technology, energy and other companies attended an initial conference on the city’s request for proposals issued August 3. But there’s a catch: You have to create your own return-on-investment for the project.

Source: IoT Meets 40,000 Streetlights | EE Times