27. June 2016 · Comments Off on Z-Wave Labs IoT Startup Accelerator Call for 2016 Applications: Submit Plus Have a Chance to Be Featured at CES 2017 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying Z-Wave, today announces the opening of applications for the 2016 Z-Wave Labs competition. Launched in 2015, the Z-Wave IoT accelerator-style program gives winners with an innovative idea in IoT product or service design access to the large Z-Wave Alliance ecosystem, partners and resources as well as the Z-Wave IoT ready 500 series development kits.

Source: Z-Wave Labs IoT Startup Accelerator Call for 2016 Applications: Submit Plus Have a Chance to Be Featured at CES 2017 | Sigma Designs

09. June 2016 · Comments Off on Duke Energy Microgrid Tests Game-Changing Communications System · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

A Duke Energy microgrid test bed is striving to crack one of the biggest challenges facing utilities today: the need to seamlessly integrate distributed resources and allow for real-time communication between the resources and utilities. In North Carolina’s Gaston County, at the Mount Holly test bed, Duke is experimenting with ‘Open Field Message Bus Technology,’ a standards-based system that could reduce the complexity and costs of integrating distributed resources. This could be a game changer for the ind

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23. March 2016 · Comments Off on Small Business Vouchers pilot a pathway to a clean energy economy · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 33 small businesses to work directly with DOE national labs to accelerate the transformation to a clean energy economy. The selected businesses will be given access to world-class laboratory resources to help move these innovative ideas and technologies closer to the marketplace.

Source: Small Business Vouchers pilot a pathway to a clean energy economy – SmartGridNews

16. March 2016 · Comments Off on Devices spawn an Internet of Evil Things say global InfoSec execs · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Oh great. The world’s internet security professionals are increasingly worried about what they are calling the Internet of Evil Things.These concerns stem from the risks posed by connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices — a problem which is set to grow, even as resources and visibility into such connected devices have stagnated, according to a new survey.

Source: Devices spawn an Internet of Evil Things say global InfoSec execs – WHICH 50

02. February 2016 · Comments Off on 64% Look To Internet Of Things To Create Better Customer Experiences · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Businesses expect The Internet of Things will improve customer experiences but that’s far from where their current IoT initiatives are today.And when it comes to how they plan to address IoT needs, most companies are looking to do it with internal resources, although fewer than four in 10 rate their level of preparedness in various phases as excellent or very good, based on a new study.The report regarding the state of Internet of Things initiatives is based on a survey of 200 business leaders conducted by TEKsystems.

Source: 64% Look To Internet Of Things To Create Better Customer Experiences 02/01/2016