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Smart Companies: IoT Marketplace 2018

Smart Companies: IoT Marketplace 2018

Internet of Things is a vital market – Smart Industry had a look at new Smart Companies, products and solutions in the IoT marketplace. London: Starship Technologies The pizza robot is on its way Your next home-delivery pizza may very well come to your doorstep by robot. Starship Technologies aims […]

IoT Smart Roads: Paving the way

IoT Smart Roads: Paving the way

Forget for a moment the headline-grabbing testing of autonomous vehicles by Google and other high-tech companies and think instead about a more down-to-earth innovation: a smart highway that demonstrates the near-term potential to improve road transportation.

Interview with Kevin Ashton – inventor of IoT: Is driven by the users

Interview with Kevin Ashton – inventor of IoT: Is driven by the users

Interview: Kevin Ashton is sometimes called the “Inventor of IoT” since the first used the term in 1999 to describe a system where the Internet is connected to the physical world via ubiquitous sensors He is a serial entrepreneur and co-founded the Auto-ID Center at MIT.

The big picture: Big Data and Manufacturing

The big picture: Big Data and Manufacturing

The big Picture: Reflections on the manufacturing landscape of America in 2018 – Arun Jain vice-president of Siemens Industry’s Motion Control Business about Big Data.

IoT Legacy Systems: Smarter than you think

IoT Legacy Systems: Smarter than you think

A world of opportunity opens if IoT is implemented in a way that makes business sense. Taking advantage of existing infrastructure is an effcient way to transform your enterprise.

IoT-based metering: Toll systems – What price the road?

IoT-based metering: Toll systems – What price the road?

Toll systems in use around the world are hopelessly stuck in the analog age. By using intelligent IoT-based metering governments might be able to keep pace with rising numbers of vehicles as ride-sharing and electric cars take off.

Interview with Janina Loh: The ethics of selfdriving cars

Interview with Janina Loh: The ethics of selfdriving cars

What are the forces behind the push for self-driving cars? Is the necessary road infrastructure in place, or do we still need to build it? What happens if an autonomous vehicle needs to make life-or-death decisions?

IoT: Swarm intelligence  – How ants avoid gridlock

IoT: Swarm intelligence – How ants avoid gridlock

IoT: Swarm intelligence algorithms could provide a better way to allow city planners to create simulations and help them understand congestion challenges based on how vehicles and pedestrians navigate public spaces. ■ by Amber Blaha Traffic congestion is undoubtedly the bane of a driver’s existence. One fender bender or a […]

Self-Driving Cars: Getting there

Self-Driving Cars: Getting there

What are the forces behind the push for self-driving cars? Is the necessary road infrastructure in place, or do we still need to build it? What happens if an autonomous vehicle needs to make life-or-death decisions?

Tesla Gigafactory: Thinking Big

Tesla Gigafactory: Thinking Big

It’s hard to find a big company as innovative and, consequently, unconventional as Tesla. We take a close look at the Tesla Gigafactory and how it is building the factory of tomorrow in the Nevada Desert, and its plans for other ‘Gigafactories’ elsewhere. ■ by Rainer Claaßen Elon Musk, founder […]