Connected World Staff

About Connected World Staff

The Connected World staff contributes daily news articles to the Website on a regular basis, writing about the latest trends in the M2M and connected-device space.

Women Lead in a New Age of Innovation

In this era of #MeToo, it’s a great time to celebrate women who never hold back—and who fearlessly imagine, create, develop, discover, and lead. The 2018 Connected World Women of M2M or as we now refer IoT (Internet of Things) award winners epitomize women’s strength, smarts, charisma, dedication, and staying power.

By |2018-06-27T19:52:32+00:006/1/2018|

February 2018: Realizing the Smart-City Vision

Enterprises, individuals, governments, cities, and other entities have at least one thing in common in today’s connected world: they’re all looking for ways to leverage innovative technologies to improve life and business; but can this really be achieved without interoperability?

By |2018-02-28T23:04:31+00:002/28/2018|

Interoperability: Seeing through the Fog

How can we improve interoperability? Perhaps the answer lies in the cloud-or, better yet, the fog. Chuck Byers, principal engineer and platform architect, Cisco Corporate Strategic Innovation Group, suggests fog computing, which was coined by Cisco, is having a significant impact on smart cities and it is changing interoperability.

By |2018-03-20T14:55:08+00:002/28/2018|

Envisioning the Senseable City and the IoT

Sensors will transform life and business in urban centers as more data collection changes human intelligence. By 2050, around 70% of the world's population is expected to live in cities, according to the United Nations, www.un.org, and urbanization isn't the only shift on the horizon for the world's cities. The IoT (Internet of Things) is increasingly allowing cities to offer the kind of high-quality lifestyle and vibrant economic climate that attracts residents, businesses, and visitors alike. (Is interoperability next? See related story)

By |2018-02-01T16:23:30+00:002/1/2018|

December 2017: Protecting Natural Capital

From catching poachers to monitoring forest loss, IoT technologies enable data-driven decisionmaking in conservation. In eastern Rwanda along the border of Tanzania in Africa, Akagera National Park is a large protected area named after the Akagera River, which flows along the park’s eastern boundary. Within the park are hundreds of species, including Africa’s big five: buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion, and rhinoceros.

By |2018-01-03T19:41:01+00:0012/13/2017|