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Locating the Right Solution

With the help of telematics, tracking a large shipment from across the globe can become a little bit easier.

Honoring Caregiving Tech

As the IoT (Internet of Things) has improved daily lives, perhaps its greatest use has been to save them. That’s why AARP, www.aarp.org, is looking for nominations to recognize the best innovations in caregiving for the 2017 AARP Innovation Champion Awards, which will be announced in June.

Robotics Stake New Claim in Manufacturing

After the recent recession, the opportunities for jobs in manufacturing and engineering in the states has either moved overseas, or become much harder to come by, heightening the level of competition for such positions.

Productivity and Operation Management

The pressure to reduce costs while improving quality and increasing production has manufacturers seeking a better understanding of trends and patterns, and finding new ways to drive efficiency.

Think Tank

Revenue Management in the Age of IoT

Your mom probably told you it’s polite to share, but did she tell you that the IoT (Internet of Things) won’t get off the ground if companies can’t split the bounty? Since the IoT is a lot younger than you, probably not, but it’s true nonetheless.

The Year Ahead in the Industrial IoT

In 2016, we saw breathless growth in the industrial IoT market. A bewildering mix of solutions confront the industrial operator, and many are choosing the easiest, most basic approach. In 2017, we see this customer base increasing in sophistication as they begin to reap early rewards—and stumble on pitfalls—from their early efforts. Here’s where the conversation is going in 2017 and beyond:

Expert Insights: DDoS Attack

Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Connected World magazine, recently sat down with Dirk Morris, founder and chief product officer, Untangle, to discuss DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks on large organization such as Amazon, Spotify, Netflix, and Twitter. He explains how the IoT (Internet of Things) is involved and what we can expect going forward.

Now they’re talkin

Feature

Building Infrastructure for an Autonomous Age

America needs a modern infrastructure that can support an IoT-connected world. As humans, we depend on our backbones to keep us upright in the literal sense of the word. Similarly, societies depend on their fundamental structures, systems, and facilities—

Blog

Machines Have Something to Say

Let’s talk smart factories. We all know the first Industrial Revolution in the late 18th and early 19th centuries marked a major turning point in the world’s history. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, we relied on manual labor to manufacture things. But that changed with the invention of machine-driven production.

IoT Shines Light on Telematics

Global commercial telematics is really fascinating. And for those of you paying close attention then you know that the ELD or “electronic logging device” mandate here in the United States is set and the clocking is ticking.

Contributed

Voice Recognition VAs (Almost) Come of Age

We are seeing 2017 is starting off with a significant media focus on voice recognition technology, with prominent publications such as The Economist double-downing on its coverage by making it the cover story and sole subject of its first Technology Quarterly of the New Year.

Are Chip and PIN Cards Any Safer?

By now, nearly every credit card holder in the U.S. has received the new Chip and PIN credit card to replace their old mag stripe card. We’ve used magnetic stripe for decades at retail locations, gas stations, and our favorite restaurants so this is a welcome security change, right? Not so fast.

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