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IoT and Maritime Industry: A sea of data

IoT and Maritime Industry: A sea of data

The maritime industry is riding a wave of big data to weather the storms of climate-related changes.

Sustainable Investment: IoT for good

Sustainable Investment: IoT for good

The pandemic has served as a reminder of how fragile our society, infrastructure, and business models can be. It’s also highlighted how technology can carry us through the disruption of 2020 and create more resilient and sustainable business models that offer a better future.

Disaster Prevention and IoT: Weather or not?

Disaster Prevention and IoT: Weather or not?

From prediction to recovery, IoT is helping humans to cope with extreme weather and other threatening phenomena on our fickle planet – effectively putting Mother Nature on the defensive.

IoT Connectivity: From Baby Steps to Giant Strides

IoT Connectivity: From Baby Steps to Giant Strides

IoT connectivity is growing by leaps and bounds, promising amazing changes ahead. Experience is rapidly bearing out the predicted trend of a stunning number of “smart” devices appearing in businesses, at home, and in the public sphere.

IoT and Data Ownership: Your Device your Data?

IoT and Data Ownership: Your Device your Data?

Greater openness across IoT data ecosystems will result in a broader range of services being offered to end users.

Data Exchange Standards: Wireless Wars

Data Exchange Standards: Wireless Wars

IoT is all about connecting things and enabling them to communicate, but communication is only possible when standards exist for the exchange. Currently, several systems are fighting for supremacy. Can we expect a common language for IoT?

Li-Fi: IoT at the Speed of Light

Li-Fi: IoT at the Speed of Light

The future demand for wireless communication networks within buildings and outside will further increase. The optical light communication called Light Fidelity (Li-Fi), using LED-based light sources as data transmitters, offers an alternative to existing technologies such as Wi-Fi and LTE.

Urban Robots: Street Smarts

Urban Robots: Street Smarts

Technologists and business titans are all pushing the limits of technology in a breathtaking sprint to bring robots to our streets. Their vision for using urban robots in our cities seems to be limitless. We ask how far, and how fast, is this progressing, and to what ends?

LoRa WAN: A Network for Everybody

LoRa WAN: A Network for Everybody

The ecosystem of connectivity solutions is very competitive in these still-early days of IoT. Senet has rolled out their own LoRa WAN (Long Range Wide Area Network) solutions for the low-power, broad-network needs of IoT, providing coverage and connectivity readiness in over 80 countries and 225 cities across the U.S. We sat down with Senet’s president and CEO, Bruce Chatterley, to talk about where he sees LoRa as a connectivity option of preference, where growth will happen, and how he sees this new network infrastructure growing out.

IoT Agencies: How to Jump-Start Projects

IoT Agencies: How to Jump-Start Projects

Many companies face the challenge of realizing their IoT projects, and agencies can help. Their services range from the examination of the idea to developing the operational prototype. We explain how IoT agencies differ and what to look for in the selection and cooperation.