Lee Stogner

5 Magazines | 13,760 Articles | 7,266 Followers | 3 Likes | @stogner | 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

BMW says “More than 80% of the BMW i3 buyers worldwide are new customers to the BMW Group”

BMW’s first electric car – the i3 – is a worldwide success and the rumored $2 billion investment in the i division is starting to slowly pay off. …


Sight Unseen: Pros And Cons Of Driving A 'Stealth' EV

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Getting the word out—that’s the positive

Back to the e-Golf’s stealth, I’ve had a cafe barista glower at me as I finessed my way into an …


Want more parking spaces? Just make the bays smaller

Shoppers complain after council responds to plea for more parking spaces by slimming existing bays

Cars are getting bigger, but a city council has amazed drivers by announcing it is shrinking parking bays.

In a move which will have motorists fearing for their paintwork, the council at Milton Keynes, …


The Internet Of Things Dominates Recent Mergers & Acquisitions

The lines between between industries as well as non-tech and tech companies continue to get blurrier and blurrier. With the ubiquity of cloud and big data, with the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming a hot commodity interwoven through it all, M&A activity has been buzzing nonstop. Companies with …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Lights, switches, sensors and more for the Siri + smart home lifestyle

The idea of a smart home is a long running meme in technological circles. Apple has made the biggest stride recently with HomeKit and there is now a significant ecosystem of lights, switches, and other accessories to buy for your home. That being said, smart home accessories are still novelties and …

Apple News

Modernizing the U.S. Energy Grid

Author: James McBride, Online Writer/Editor, Economics
August 3, 2015


A vast network of power plants, transmission lines, and distribution …


Formula E is planning the first racing series for driverless cars

It was only last year that Formula E made its debut as the first racing series exclusively for electric cars. Now, after just two seasons of championships, its organizers are already preparing for another first: a driverless racing series. The series, dubbed Roborace, will begin with the 2016-2017 …

Formula Racing

Big Data jobs: 5 most in-demand skills

List: As the Big Data market grows, so does the demand for skilled workers - are your skills in-demand?


Road to Robotic Parking Is Littered With Faulty Projects

MIAMI BEACH — It seemed like the perfect night life accessory for the South Beach set — an automated robotic parking garage where trendy clubgoers could park their Porsches with a futuristic touch of a button.

Forget hiding your GPS and favorite Fendi sunglasses from a valet who might ding your new …


Meg Whitman: We just signed a big deal to help Microsoft sell its Amazon-killer cloud

We now know how Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to keep itself in the cloud computing game now that it decided to shutter its public cloud computing business and not compete head on with Amazon, Microsoft, Google and IBM.

HPE is going to partner with Microsoft to sell Microsoft's cloud, Azure, HPE …

Cloud Computing

Five Car Tech Features I'm Most Thankful For

In my over two decades of covering car technology as a journalist, there’s never been a better time than right now – both from a professional standpoint as well as my own consumer perspective. The last five years or so have seen an explosion of technology features that make owning and drive a car …

Car Tech

Blue-green algae power cells could generate electricity while sequestering carbon

Canadian researchers say they have developed a power cell that generates electrical energy using the photosynthesis of blue-green algae, generating …


Car review: VW's all-electric e-Golf is as zippy and roomy as gas version

In light of the still-widening diesel emissions scandal, it's no surprise that Volkswagen came to the Los Angeles Auto Show promoting an electric car.

The German car company brought a fleet of the sporty e-Golf battery electric vehicles to the show, eagerly throwing the keys to anyone willing to …


IEEE CE Society Safe Advanced Mobile Power Webinar Registration

The IEEE Consumer Electronics Society will be hosting a Safe Advanced Mobile Power (SAMP), Webinar on December 8, 2015. This is the fourth in a …


Faraday Future Electric Car Concept Coming To 2016 CES

Teaser for Faraday Future concept car debuting at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Mysterious electric-car startup Faraday Future will unveil a concept …

The Future

Audi Will Unleash Self-Parking Cars in a Bid to Fix Urban Gridlock

A new partnership between a city and a the German automaker could be a vital move in how we built cities around cars in the future.The post Audi Will …


These are the 10 most beautiful cars you can buy right now

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Cars are more than just a means to get from point a to point b. They can be works of rolling automotive art. Legendary designers such as Marcello Gandini, Giorgetto Giugiaro, and more recently Ian Callum are artistic geniuses as much as they're "car guys."

While beauty is without a doubt …

Jaguar Cars

Musk's Tesla faces German battle over battery-powered homes

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - If Elon Musk's vision of millions of households producing all their own power becomes a reality, it will probably happen first in Germany. But he will face a battle for market share against local firms with years of experience in renewable energy.

The South African-born …


Is this future of the Internet of Things?

This article is published in collaboration with SAP Community Network. Imagine that your home security system lets you know when your kids get home …

The Future

Physics You’ve Never Heard Of Provides Power From Waves

“In the future, we’ll be generating a significant fraction of our electricity from harnessing the waves!” People have been saying this for decades, …


Bill Gates is launching a multibillion-dollar clean energy fund

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is set to reveal a massive clean energy project on Monday, during the first day of the United Nations climate change summit in Paris. According to Reuters, which originally reported the news, the French government has confirmed that the ex-CEO-turned-philanthropist …

Bill Gates

The sweet rides of tech's millionaires and billionaires

Until we all start traveling in self-driving cars and Hyperloops, we're stuck with our current forms of transportation. But that's not too bad if you're a CEO of a technology company worth millions or billions.

It's always fun to see what the tech elite is driving these days — some make humble …

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Driverless car championship announced by Formula E

'Roborace' will run before next year's Formula E events, which will continue to use quaint, anachronistic human drivers

It is said that the rise of machines will one day render human beings entirely redundant in the workplace, but it seems racing drivers have already outlived their purpose, with the …

Driverless Cars

Are cars in cities becoming a thing of the past?

(CNN)Last month, Oslo became the first major city to announce ambitions to go car-free by 2019, pledging a comprehensive and permanent ban in the Norwegian capital -- but it's not the only urban hub trying to reduce their reliance on vehicles.


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Urban Ecology

Audi’s Building an Electric SUV Because People Love SUVs

Audi's plan to take electric driving into "mainstream luxury" includes a fully electric SUV.The post Audi’s Building an Electric SUV Because People …

Electric Vehicles

44 Internet Of Things (IoT) Gamechangers 2016

on November 24, 2015 at 1:19 pm

What is the least peculiar thing about the tech industry?

That has to be setting goals that are so towering that they …

Domestic Technology

Raspberry Pi Zero already sold out, says 'amazed' founder

Virtually every Raspberry Pi Zero in existence has been sold within 24 hours of the miniature £4 computer's launch, The Raspberry Pi Foundation has said.

Around 20,000 Pi Zeroes have been sold, along with almost every copy of MagPi magazine, which included a free Zero on the cover.

The Zero's …

Raspberry Pi

Highways Destroyed America's Cities

Can tearing them down bring revitalization?

America loves its freeways. After the 1956 Federal Highway Bill created the pathway for a 41,000 mile interstate highway system, states and cities jockeyed for the funding to build ever-more extensive networks of pavement that could carry Americans quickly …

Urban Ecology

German Social Democrats debate climate 'killer' coal

A call by Germany's environment minister that the nation fast-track its coal exit has riled her party. A report says Germany is exporting coal technologies to countries where renewable energy sources are abundant. Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendrick's rush to advance renewable energy …

Climate Change

This machine turns coffee waste into energy

This article was first published in the December 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted online, and get your hands on loads of additional content by subscribing online.

Arthur Kay sells coffee that can power your car and keep your house …