14. March 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Big data is a big topic when it comes to the smart grid.  GigaOm’s Katie Fehrenbacher commented that it was one of the most obvious trends at the recent DistribuTECH 2012 event.   The data generated by smart devices throughout the grid could reach truly monumental proportion.  Consider all the types of data that may be Continue reading →

08. February 2012 · Comments Off · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

It seems that one of the world’s largest thermostat makers, Honeywell, had a learning unit quite a few years before the now-popular “Nest” did, and nixed it soon after its conception. Speaking with Honeywell’s President of Environmental and Combustion Controls division miss Beth Wozniak, GigaOM’s Katie Fehrenbacher found that Honeywell decided to drop the program Continue reading →