Lee Stogner

7 Magazines | 16,068 Articles | 7,474 Followers | 7 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

Yonah Freemark explains how to build a streetcar

New York City may be getting one; here is how to do it right.

Urban Planning

When hackers turn your lights off

(CNN) — Cybersecurity was in the news again this week as hackers released contact details of thousands of FBI and Homeland Security employees after claiming to have taken 200 GB of data from Department of Justice computers. But even as such breaches have started to feel almost routine, they are …


Who Needs 4G? AT&T Set to Test 5G

But don’t expect to see it anytime soon.

AT&T has unveiled its roadmap for bringing ultrafast wireless connectivity to the U.S.

The company announced Friday that it will start testing 5G wireless connectivity in 2016 as part of a plan to broadly roll out 5G connectivity across its network in the …


Watch This Absurd 10-Minute Video on How to Land a Plane In an Emergency

Tim Morgan, a commercial pilot with years of experience, has created a ten minute video he claims will help anyone safely land a 737 in an emergency. …


Utilities, Solar Energy and the Fight for Rooftops

Seth Blumsack, Pennsylvania State University

By many accounts, the spread of solar power is unstoppable. Costs continue to fall at a blistering pace, …


California's Solar Dominance, In One Graph

New government data show how the Golden State compares to the rest of the country—and it’s not even close.

When it comes to solar power in the U.S., California’s in a league of its own.

The home of Hollywood, Yosemite, and the Golden Gate Bridge also boasts almost half of the nation’s roughly 20,000 …


BMW 740e iPerformance full details revealed – 2.0 litre PHEV, 326 hp, 0-100 km/h in 5.6 seconds, 2.1 l/100 km

Here is a look at the new BMW 740e iPerformance – the fifth, and latest plug-in hybrid model from the German car maker. Three versions of the 7 …

Electric Vehicles

DARPA’s New Autonomous Submarine-Hunter Could Change Naval Combat Forever

In 2010, DARPA announced it was creating an autonomous, submarine-hunting war machine that would be manned with exactly zero people. Now, that …


Is This Tata The Smallest Roadworthy Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle In The World?

Tata Magic Iris Ziva (Photo by Indian Autos Blog)

Indian automaker Tata Motors may have built the world's smallest roadworthy hydrogen fuel-cell …

Solar Net Metering Challenge In Maine

Published on February 12th, 2016 | by Glenn Meyers


February 12th, 2016 by Glenn Meyers

Maine solar stakeholders petition to preserve net metering after …

Renewable Energy

Toyota's weird, bright green Prius uses science to stay cooler in the sun

The Prius is an intentionally odd-looking car that gets odder with every generation; I'm pretty sure even ardent defenders of Toyota's flagship hybrid could agree with me on that. So why not throw an equally odd paint color on top?

What you're looking at here is the new Prius in "Thermo-Tect Lime …

Hybrid Vehicles

Videos: 11 Most Anticipated VR Games of 2016

2016 is the bonafide year of virtual reality. The Samsung Gear VR launched late last year, Oculus Rift pre-orders are up and running, and HTC Vive …

Oculus Rift

Bosch VR Lets You Visit 'The Garden of Earthly Delights' In Mind-Bending 3D

Early Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch's triptych The Garden of Earthly Delights has compelled and puzzled audiences for centuries. The BAFTA award-winning design firm Burrell Durrant Hifle (or BDH) are working on bringing the medieval opus into the 21st century with a Virtual Reality version …

Virtual Reality

Pantomime lets VR headset and smartphone users share a virtual space

A startup called Pantomime came up with a nifty system of enabling people to peer into animated virtual worlds without the need to wear virtual reality headsets. And now it is adding support for VR headsets so that multiple people can be in the same VR space more easily.

The new technology is very …


VR’s a hog: How to get the most out of multicore CPUs for VR performance


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Virtual Reality is ushering in an era of amazing new experiences, but it also introduces a variety of new challenges that require innovative solutions. One such challenge is the “power hungry” nature of Virtual Reality applications.

VR pushes the …

Virtual Reality

Production company working to make VR wedding videos a reality

US company Cinemersia is launching a new consumer service VR, "Being There", that will bring a new angle to preserving that special day. "With the …


AMD reveals which processors you'll need for VR gaming on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

We’ve long known which Intel chips you need to run a virtual reality rig, but AMD’s CPUs have been nothing but a mystery—until now.On Wednesday, AMD detailed eight of its CPUs and APUs that will be able to power a VR headset like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive to Forbes.com’s Jason Evangelho. Many of …

Oculus Rift

Ten alternatives to Occulus Rift

Playstation VR – rumoured to be $1125

The Playstation VR headset has a 1920 x 1080 resolution OLED display. 120 frames per second, 18ms latency and a …

Virtual Reality

This video card's 'VR Edition' is clever

So how do you design a video card specifically for virtual reality? EVGA thinks it has at least one answer. The EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti VR EDITION isn't just a powerful card, it comes with hardware to make the act of using your virtual reality headset a bit easier.

The secret is in the 5.25" drive …

Virtual Reality

Report: Google aiming for high-end, PC-less VR device

SAN FRANCISCO - Google's virtual reality initiatives are threatening to overshadow the company's headline grabbing autonomous car updates.

According to a report on The Wall Street Journal's site Thursday, Google is said to be pursuing a sophisticated VR goggle that would not need to be tethered by …

Virtual Reality

German power provider to use electric cars to stabilise the grid

German green power provider Lichtblick has announced plans to incentivize the charging of electric vehicles at times of low power demand.

How much does gas need to cost for hybrids to pay off?

Last week, the price of gas slid below 70 cents a litre. Oh, that was only in Alberta, and consumers in higher tax constituencies — stand up and take …

Hybrid Vehicles

Big Data Analytics to Bring Billions in Healthcare Market Growth

Big data analytics isn’t just a fad for the healthcare industry: it’s a quickly growing, incredibly lucrative opportunity to restructure the way care …

Big Data as a Service delivers the analytics benefits without the grunt work

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the …


Big data lakes? Too many ponds, that’s the problem

Everyone says they'll go big, then puts together a bunch of small silosIn recent chats I had with end users and vendors I found a common pattern that …

Big Data

Google ramps up recruiting for its self-driving car project

X Labs is recruiting for experts in production line assembly and user interfaces.

How do you know what a company is planning to achieve a year or two down the road? Look at who they're hiring right now. It was that idea that led Reuters to Google's recruitment website and spot that the search engine …

Automotive Industry

Supercapacitor On-a-Chip Now One Step Closer

In 2010 Spectrum reported a new approach for creating chip-scale supercapacitors on silicon wafers, proposed by researchers at Drexel University in …


Flattening the "duck curve" to get more renewable energy on the grid

Wind and solar power are pretty great, especially the part about how they don't create pollution that kills people and threatens the stability of …


Bouquet - The Open-Source Analytics Toolbox

Bouquet was born from a simple idea: provide a powerful analytics toolbox that’s flexible and open source. Over the years, an open-source …


Shoes harvest energy from walking to charge gadgets

It can be very tough to keep your gadgets charged up and ready to work or play all day if you aren't near an outlet. There are several solar chargers …