IoT Agenda:

Smart sensors


February 21, 2019  1:46 PM

The cold truth about weather for facilities managers — and how IoT can help

Hugues Meyrath Hugues Meyrath Profile: Hugues Meyrath
Facilities, Facilities management, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, IoT sensors, IoT software, Smart sensors, Weather, weather events

So far this year, the U.S. has experienced a polar vortex bringing wind chills of -55 degrees Fahrenheit, record snowfall and nor'easters that portend high winds and even more precipitation -- and it's only February. Disruptions from bad weather cost brick-and-mortar businesses billions each year....

February 8, 2019  2:38 PM

Sensors in autonomous mobile robots for localization and navigation

Sachin Kurlekar Profile: Sachin Kurlekar
Internet of Things, iot, IoT hardware, IoT sensors, Robotics, ROBOTS, Sensor data, Sensors, Smart sensors

Sensor usage has exploded in all sorts of devices, from smartphones and embedded devices to moving objects such as robots. Sensors form the core of IoT. A typical smartphone contains 20-plus sensors. Rapid smartphone growth over the years has also helped the overall sensor industry in terms of...


January 30, 2019  1:29 PM

My non-event at CES 2019 was a self-driving car ride

Robin Raskin Profile: Robin Raskin
autonomous vehicle, Connected car, IoT sensors, self-driving car, self-driving vehicle, Sensor, Smart sensors

Mundane and memorable at the same time? That's how I felt on my virgin self-driving voyage at CES in Las Vegas earlier this month. Lyft, the rideshare company, and Aptiv, the mobility company building driverless technologies, offered me the chance to ride the Strip and nearby highways in their new...


January 22, 2019  1:21 PM

Manage construction rentals better with smart sensors

Paul Washicko Profile: Paul Washicko
asset tracking, BLE, Bluetooth Low Energy, Construction, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT sensors, IoT verticals, Sensors, Smart sensors

A truck leaves a job site with a problem that will not be discovered until later in the day: a ladder was never returned to the truck where it belongs. It will take hours to discover it is missing and perhaps a day or two of searching before the decision is made to replace it. Non-powered and...


October 16, 2018  12:24 PM

How can IoT unveil opportunities in retail stores?

Dan Natale Profile: Dan Natale
Customer satisfaction, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT data, IoT devices, IoT sensors, POS, retail, Retail/point-of-sale applications, retailers, Smart sensors

Retailers collect a wealth of information from their stores every day. Point-of-sale (POS) data can show merchandise conversions and identify peak sales periods, while an employee scanning or stocking shelves can tell when inventory is low. Traffic counters can indicate movement patterns and...


October 2, 2018  10:41 AM

The internet of things and the war against water

Zach Supalla Profile: Zach Supalla
Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT hardware, IoT sensors, Legacy systems, Preventive, Sensor, Sensors, Smart sensors

The 2018 hurricane season is about to begin, even as we're still processing 2017's hurricane season that brought three large storms -- Harvey, Maria and Irma. Hurricane Harvey alone dumped 24 to...

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September 27, 2018  2:12 PM

From farm to table: IoT in supply chains

Paul Washicko Profile: Paul Washicko
Bluetooth, Cellular, Distribution/logistics applications, food, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT devices, IoT sensors, Logistics, Smart sensors, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management

Consumers are demanding an ever-greater variety in fresh food products as the cold chain, or perishable supply chain, becomes increasingly globalized. At the same time, people are demanding more transparency about where food comes from to ensure that they choose and get the healthiest and freshest...


September 18, 2018  2:14 PM

New IoT sensor technology alleviates traffic by helping you park faster

Alex Koepsel Alex Koepsel Profile: Alex Koepsel
4G, Internet of Things, iot, IoT sensors, Smart cities, smart city, Smart sensors, Wireless

With more than 30 years in the intelligent transportation market, Norway-based Q-Free has spent much of its existence developing ways to reduce traffic flows. Q-Free's project manager, Brage Blekken, said the company's mission is...


August 1, 2018  11:46 AM

IoT technology’s role in pharmaceutical shipping

Paul Washicko Profile: Paul Washicko
#eHealth #Healthcare IOT #Wearables #wireless medical devices, Connected Health, Internet of Things, iot, IoT sensors, Logistics, Medicine, Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceuticals, Sensors, Smart sensors, Supply chain, tracking, transportation, visibility

Pharmaceutical shipping is a particularly compelling application of IoT technologies because of the special challenges and stringent regulations involved. Pharmaceuticals have special requirements with regard to temperature, making precise control critical during transport. An increasing array of...


July 24, 2018  10:22 AM

How IoT improves the fresh food supply chain

KevinPayne Profile: KevinPayne
Data Analytics, food, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT applications, IoT data, IoT sensors, Sensor data, Sensors, Smart sensors, Supply chain, Supply Chain analysis, Supply Chain Management

Every company is obsessed with data. Whether it's a security team monitoring logs or a retail grocer checking temperatures of a trailer filled with fresh produce to ensure its freshness and safety, companies rely on data to make better decisions that improve their business. Effective data capture...


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