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@stogner | 10,162 Articles | 5 Magazines | 6,546 Followers | Lee Stogner is the President of the Vincula Group, a consultancy business in Systems Integration, Business Process Improvement, Project Management and the Internet of Things. Lee has over 30 years of design, consulting, project management and business development experience across a range of industries. Lee has driven growth at companies that include Digital Equipment, Fluor Corporation and Rockwell International. Customers around the world have benefited from Lee's expertise and leadership. Throughout his working career, Lee has been active in both local and international professional activities. Lee is the Chair of the Carolinas' Engineering Cluster and a past Director of the IEEE Board of Directors. Today, Lee is active in promoting the development of the Internet of Things through his participation in the IEEE Smart Grid Initiative, the IEEE Transportation Electrification Committee and as a Member of the IEEE Internet of Things Initiative, IEEE IoT. Lee can be contacted at l.stogner@ieee.org

Novel Wings and Jet Thrusters for Swimming, Flying Robots

Multimodal robots are robots that are designed to be able to get around on different types of terrain. For the purposes of this article, we’re going …


Highlights From Wearable Computing’s History

“On You,” a traveling exhibition on the history of wearable computing, opened this week at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., …

Volkswagen Promises Battery Breakthrough for Electric Cars (And a Weird Little Scooter)

Photo: VolkswagenBattery technology has advanced to the point where consumer vehicles like the Tesla Model S can go between 300 and 450 kilometers on …



The 2015 IEEE 2nd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) - Technologies, Applications and Social Implications is a unique event for industry …


Electric truck takes up delivery duties for BMW in Munich | Electric Vehicle News

100% electric trucks from the BMW Group and the SCHERM group will be in service from today in Munich. This means the BMW Group will be the first …


Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Storage Services, Worldwide

25 June 2015 ID:G00268914

Analyst(s): Arun Chandrasekaran, Raj Bala


The public cloud storage services market continues to rapidly evolve, …

Cloud Computing

A Bit of Barf Can Teach Us Lots About Self-Driving Cars

The great design challenge for autonomous driving is not making the seats super cushy or finding new ways to use touchscreens.The post A Bit of Barf …


Hyped Up: Startups Race To Bring The Hyperloop To Life

The audacious plan to build a train that travels 760 mph

Maybe it was the Guns N’ Roses pumping from the speakers. Or maybe it was the spell of Dubai itself, a newly minted megalopolis whose explosion from the Arabian sands screamed that the past was dead and the future had arrived. Whatever it was, …


Microsoft Corporation To Increase Prices For Azure Cloud Services

Over the past few years, major cloud-service providers have upgraded their technologies and offerings as well as tried out price reduction strategies …

Cloud Computing

What Every Manager Should Know About Machine Learning

Perhaps you heard recently about a new algorithm that can drive a car? Or invent a recipe? Or scan a picture and find your face in a crowd? It seems as though every week companies are finding new uses for algorithms that adapt as they encounter new data. Last year Wired quoted an ex-Google employee …

Machine Learning

Media Temple Launches Managed Cloud Hosting Solution For AWS

Media Temple, the GoDaddy-owned hosting provider, today announced the launch of its managed cloud hosting solution for AWS. The company will handle the roles of AWS cloud architects and sysadmins for the businesses that want to use this new service.

At first glance, that seems like a weird service …

Cloud Computing

Purported 2016 Toyota Prius Specs, Photos Leak Out

TOYOTA fourth-generation Prius Exposure! Hybrid, PHV Two Kinds of Style for the Choosing,” reads the Google Chrome–translated headline from AutoNet, a Taiwanese website claiming to have specs and details on the 2016 Toyota Prius. As with any leak, but especially those parsed via browser-based …

Hybrid Vehicles

NASA Funds a Plane That Is One Big Flying Battery

The future of aviation looks very strange.

NASA recently gave six teams of aeronautics experts the green light to research and design the future of aviation. Funded by NASA's Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (CAS) project, the six proposals were selected from a group of 17. And they are wild ideas, …


Robot Taxis Could Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 82%

The next time you’re flailing your arm out to a sea of taxi cabs during rush hour, imagine an automated car swinging right up to the curb to pick you …


Rhys Millen’s 1,368bhp EV conquers Pikes Peak

End of June marked the 93rd running of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, in which foolhardy chaps tackle a 12.4-mile (20km), winding track to the top of the titular Colorado peak, hopefully without plummeting off the side.

This year’s fastest run was clocked by Rhys Millen in his eO PP03, the drift …

Pikes Peak

Meet the Micro:bit, the BBC's tiny programmable computer for kids

The Raspberry Pi has been a huge success story for Britain, giving millions of people an affordable way to tinker and learn with pocket-sized hardware. Now, the BBC is hoping to make a similar impact with the "Micro:bit." Like the Raspberry Pi, this tiny computer has been created to help youngsters …

BBC Make it Digital

Apple stores are now selling a thermostat you can control with Siri

Ecobee’s new HomeKit-enabled thermostat, announced last month, will be available in Apple’s physical stores across North America from today for $250, reports The Verge.

The Ecobee3 smart thermostat is similar to Nest’s flagship offering and lets you adjust the heating and cooling in your home using …

Apple Store

Who’s going to force car tech into the 21st century? Weirdly enough, AT&T

Downtown Atlanta hides a secret, inside an old parking garage, squat concrete legs and all.Leave your car there, between the scuffed yellow lines and …


How the Internet of Things is disrupting the C-suite

Internet of Things

Electric 'robocabs' would reduce US greenhouse emissions by 94% – study

Self-driving electric taxis could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from conventional car travel in the US by 94% in 2030, according to a study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

These future “robocabs” would be battery-powered and driven without human intervention, picking up and dropping off …


Texas capitalizes on smart meter investment

By Wannie Park

The Lone Star state is known for many things, including a fierce independent spirit, a die-hard commitment to football, and, as of …


Surprise! The cost of cloud is about to rise

After years of competitive price cutting, it looks like Microsoft, at least, is hiking prices on its cloud computing infrastructure. IBM is also making changes. Will Amazon follow suit?

Companies spoiled by round after round of price cuts on cloud computing services over the past year or so had …

Cloud Computing

London's Iconic Double-Decker Buses to go Electric

One of the world's most recognized transportation systems, TFL (Transportation for London), known for their iconic red, double-decker buses, has …


Partnering with Silicon Valley

Will being connected allow our privacy to be breached and give rise to security issues?

Most automakers approach the autonomous vehicle from a …

Silicon Valley

GM to test Cisco technology for sharing road safety spectrum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co plans to begin testing new Cisco Systems Inc technology that could allow "talking" cars to share radio communication bands with roadside Wi-Fi devices, a GM executive told U.S. lawmakers.

The technology could hold out the promise of allowing Wi-Fi devices to …

Car Tech

Rebooting the Automobile

Automakers and tech companies are racing to bring safer and more useful smartphone-style interfaces to cars. Can any of them go further and reprogram …

Google Now

IoT is now IoD: The Internet of Dinosaurs | Mariner

How the Internet of Things was used in Jurassic World

On June 12, 2015, the third installment of the Jurassic Park series hit theaters. The new movie, …


Reader Forum: The mobile Internet of Things

As the “Internet of Things” grows, mobile phones are becoming personal controllers, connecting consumers through Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ZigBee and other …

Internet of Things

Connectivity that will shape the future of mission critical IoT applications - M2M Now - News and expert opinions on the M2M industry, machine to machine magazine

There is a lot of discussion around the Internet of Things relating to the lack of standards and managing Big Data, but very little about what is …


The IoT is pulling IT and engineering skills together in a highly-sought after combination

A shortage of IT skills in large enterprises is an age-old lament; the Internet of Things (IoT) is giving it a new twist.

Not only are large …