05. November 2015 · Comments Off on ‘ThingSpace’ Aims to Break Down Barriers for Developers Entering IoT Market · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Say there’s a power outage.The old way of doing business for a power company would be to wait for a customer to call in and report it. Then the company would send out crews to figure out the problem and fix it.The new way of doing business might be to receive an automatic notification from the meters of every home and business without power. Sensors can help the company figure out where along the distribution system the problem is, and the company has access to a map that tells it where every one of its technicians are, which ones are closest to the problem, and which ones have the tools and training to fix it.

Source: ‘ThingSpace’ Aims to Break Down Barriers for Developers Entering IoT Market

31. August 2015 · Comments Off on Ralph Lauren Launches Wearable IoT Smart Shirt · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Ralph Lauren Corporation’s (NYSE:RL) innovative PoloTech™ smartshirt, a seamless blend of sleek, modern style with real-time biometric technology, makes its retail debut on August 27.

Ralph Lauren continues to lead the fashion industry in wearable technology with the launch of this groundbreaking fitness shirt and the simultaneous introduction of a game-changing, adaptive workout app that uses detailed data to tailor individualized training for maximum results.

Source: Ralph Lauren Launches Wearable IoT Smart Shirt – M2M Magazine

03. June 2015 · Comments Off on Cisco Unleashes New Certifications For Partners To Win IoT And Cloud Markets · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Cisco Systems is giving both its channel and its industrial partners a jump-start into the Internet of Things marketplace by training them in the skills needed to try to capture some of the $19 trillion in projected opportunities.The San Jose, Calif.-based networking giant Wednesday unveiled a new Cisco Certified Network Associate Industrial IoT certification along with two new cloud certifications to help partners deliver optimal business outcomes.

Source: Cisco Unleashes New Certifications For Partners To Win IoT And Cloud Markets – Page: 1 | CRN

27. April 2015 · Comments Off on The Schneider Electric Smart Grid (SESG) Laboratory · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, Ryerson University, and the Ontario Ministry of Energy has officially unveiled the Schneider Electric Smart Grid Laboratory (SESG Lab) at Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Energy (CUE) in Toronto.  What is the Schneider Electric Smart Grid (SESG) Laboratory?The SESG Laboratory is the first university-based smart grid lab in Canada. This facility replicates the operation of an electrical utility distribution system at a reduced scale and is available to partners and collaborators looking to test new products, implement pilot projects, conduct research and train employees. The lab will also train a future generation of engineers, scientists, planners and operators. It’s ideal for research, testing and training because it gives everyone a real-life smart grid experience.

Source: The Schneider Electric Smart Grid (SESG) Laboratory | AltEnergyMag

02. April 2015 · Comments Off on CastleHUB Kickstarter: Smart Home System with Voice Command · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

What if you could you could control the electronics and systems in your home simply by saying out loud: “computer, turn on the master bedroom lights,” or “House, set the cool setpoint to 70 degrees”? Or ask, “Computer, what is today’s forecast?”

That what CastleHUB, an intelligent home automation system from CastleOS, aims to offer. It leverages Microsoft Kinect along with CastleOS’ own custom natural language processing software to offer voice command with no training or programming necessary. You can also change the “computer” hot word to literally any name you want. Seriously, go crazy.

via CastleHUB Kickstarter: Smart Home System with Voice Command | BostInno.