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Smart Building: Pioneering Sustainable Design & Construction

Tiny IoT Temperature Sensor Powered Wirelessly with Radio Waves

As reported by GizMag: One of the problems for the smart buildings of tomorrow is that they may depend on some very un-smart wires to power them. To …

You can finally build a smart home without being an engineer

To a lesser extent, Google-owned Nest is building out an ecosystem of products that connect to its smart thermostat and smoke detector. Once you own a Nest product, you can start buying lights and door locks and so on that interact with them.<p>The two systems work differently, but their approach to …

Smart Homes

Spending on smart building technology will surpass $17 billion by 2019

<b>However, the benefits of smart building devices are currently hazy</b> <b>and this is impeding adoption for the time being.</b> The IDC found that once the return on investment of smart building devices can be more clearly defined, 90% of firms will invest in the technology. Interestingly, while spending is …

Internet of Things

Honeywell offers smart buildings a control panel straight out of Minority Report

It’s not enough to have a smart building crammed with sensors and algorithms that are optimizing your air conditioning, monitoring your security and …

Microsoft Enterprise Services - Microsoft Enterprise

Microsoft Enterprise Services digital advisors, engineers, consultants, and support professionals help you implement and adopt Microsoft products, …

Here's one crucial rule for building a smart city: Don't fight nature

Fahd Al-Rasheed, Group CEO and managing director of King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), is building a city the size of Washington D.C. for about two …

Quirky, GE stack up 7 'building blocks' of the affordable smart home

Quirky and General Electric revealed seven new smart-home products, making their biggest push yet to try convincing consumers that the connected home is something they soon won't be able to live without.<p>"Each of these represent the building blocks of an affordable and accessible" smart home, Quirky …

Smart buildings are boring, but these startups aren’t

Motion sensors driving light switches used to be state of the art in office buildings, but now startups and big companies are bringing connected …

India is building 100 'smart cities' across the country

The lives of tens of thousands of residents had been spared as a result of a well-rehearsed mass evacuation to shelters - a lesson learned from long experience with floods, sea surges and strong winds from storms whipped up in the Bay of Bengal.<p>But as the city of 2 million people, commonly known as …

Smart Cities

How trillions of tiny solar panels could power the internet of things

It's not easy powering a network of billions of sensors. But this could be a solution.<p>It could herald a great leap forward in the way we live our …

Internet of Things

These are the top industries that will benefit from the 'Internet of Things'

In a report from BI Intelligence, we examine the industries currently driving growth in the enterprise Internet of Things and how various sectors of the economy will embrace IoT innovations.<p>Almost every industry can benefit from investing in the IoT, which means adding data-collecting sensors to …

Internet of Things

THE CONNECTED-HOME REPORT: Forecasts and growth trends for one of the top 'Internet of Things' markets

Overall, a fair number of mainstream consumers still don't fully understand what connected-home devices are and how they work, and so demand hasn't reached its full potential. However, adoption and awareness is still high for such a new category. We expect the devices to become more prevalent in …

Internet of Things

Why Business Must Understand the Threat of the Internet of Things

The potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) is jaw dropping. Its value to industry could be worth $11.1trillion a year globally and it will …

53% Unaware of Internet of Things, 72% Find it Confusing

For a business to tap into the potential of The Internet of Things is going to require some buy-in from those at the top.<p>Of course, a CEO or CMO has …

In-depth: Top 10 Internet of Things companies to watch

Who is leading the way in the industrial and consumer Internet of Things markets?<p>“Internet of Things” technology – connecting every possible device, …

Key players in Internet of Things promote Thread protocol at Google campus

Mountain View, California -- Inside a large grey room, which doubles as one of the many cafes on the Google Campus, Nest Labs project manager Chris Boross uses a Nest thermostat to activate two pole-mounted ceiling fans that stand on either side of him. The fans are manufactured by Big Ass Fans, …

Internet of Things a playground for hackers

<i>This article is part of a series called The Future is Smart: How the Internet of things is changing business.</i><p><i>Follow the series at tgam.ca/internet</i><p>When it comes to the security of the Internet of Things, technology companies are thinking about it all wrong.<p>"Privacy is not the main problem," Ted …

The placebo effect: A new study underscores its remarkable power

In the not too distant future, your family doctor's first line of treatment for minor illnesses such as migraine and irritable bowel syndrome may well be snake oil. Prescribing a placebo, or sugar pill, is a stealthy way to raise a patient's expectations of getting better.<p>But according to new …

The 2016 Mandate: Master The Internet Of Things Before Everything Is Connected

As each new piece of data is created every millisecond of every day, we are incrementally stepping into an era where every living and nonliving …

Internet of Things (IoT) in Manufacturing Market Worth 13.49 Billion USD by 2020

PUNE, India, Dec 08, 2015 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- PUNE, India, December 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --<p>According to a new market research report, …