22. June 2016 · Comments Off on IOT powered smart home can save 10% electric power consumption · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Smart home is not only about making home secure and automated, its also about saving energy by switching on and switching off of various appliances at home as per the need of home occupants using IOT enabled systems.A smart home otherwise can be also called as automated home by using Internet of things (IoT) technology, can save 10% of electric power consumption, according to a study by U.S.-based Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which was earlier known as consumer Electronics Association, the industry body which conducts world-famous Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas U.S.

Source: IOT powered smart home can save 10% electric power consumption

05. April 2016 · Comments Off on IoT Will Blossom With 5G, Bendy AMOLED Screens Bring Books To Life · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The roll out of 5G networks is coming and it will radically change the Internet of Things. Low latency networks will empower connected and self-driving cars; make remote surgery robots safer and smart cities more responsive… Halo Neuroscience built headgear for athletes that deliver small electric impulses to the part of the motor cortex responsible for coordinating movement. That’s taking the idea of super-charging to the next level…  One of the co-founders of Zipcar has a far-out idea called “mesh networking,” which she believes will be a cost-effective way to build an Internet of Things for connected cars…

Source: IoT Will Blossom With 5G, Bendy AMOLED Screens Bring Books To Life – Forbes

17. February 2016 · Comments Off on ‘Smart Plug’ Keeps The Company Vending Machine From Being An Energy Hog · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

The makers of a new “smart plug” claim it can save companies and organizations millions of dollars each year on electric bills.Boss Controls is a Pittsburgh-based company that produces the plugs. They’re designed to go directly into a wall outlet. But unlike traditional plugs, these gadgets are programmed to turn themselves on and off.CEO Greg Puschnigg said they’re designed to reduce energy usage during times when devices, such as vending machines, copiers, coffee pots and computers, are not being used.

Source: ‘Smart Plug’ Keeps The Company Vending Machine From Being An Energy Hog | 90.5 WESA

27. January 2016 · Comments Off on Big mistake: FERC cybersecurity ruling omits secure communications  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has released a long-awaited ruling on cybersecurity regulations for the U.S. electric grid — with one stark omission. In its ruling, FERC determined, “With regard to argument that the Commission should do more to promote grid security by mandating secure communications between all facilities of the bulk electric system, such as substations, the record in the immediate proceeding does not support such a broad requirement at this time. However, if in the future it becomes evident that such action is warranted, the Commission may revisit this issue.”

Source: Big mistake: FERC cybersecurity ruling omits secure communications – SmartGridNews

07. December 2015 · Comments Off on Tollgrade’s LightHouse® Platform Accelerates Adoption of Renewables in the United Kingdom · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Tollgrade Communications, Inc., the industry leader in redefining the global standard for reliability at the world’s largest electric utilities and telecommunications providers, announced today it has been selected to provide its LightHouse distribution monitoring platform with Medium Voltage (MV) Smart Grid Sensors to Scottish Power Energy Network (SPEN) for SPEN’s Accelerating Renewables Connection (ARC) project.

Source: Tollgrade’s LightHouse® Platform Accelerates Adoption of Renewables in the United Kingdom | Benzinga