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@stogner | 9,171 Articles | 5 Magazines | 6,259 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

Audi's R8 e-tron electric supercar can now drive itself

Slowly but surely, Audi is getting closer to realizing Will Smith's wildly futuristic motor from I, Robot. At CES Asia, the company has revealed an updated version of its R8 e-tron electric supercar with self-driving capabilities. A bevy of sensors have been rigged up inside, including a laser …

Will Smith

Android Auto: The First Great In-Car Infotainment System

Android Auto, now available from Hyundai, is remarkable for its simplicity and flexibility.The post Android Auto: The First Great In-Car Infotainment …


Australia's Road To Cheap Solar Power Also Leads The Way To Energy Storage

Published on May 25th, 2015 | by James Martin II


May 25th, 2015 by James Martin II

Australians now have access to some of the cheapest electricity in …


Google's New Self-Driving Car Is About to Hit the Streets

Here’s everything you need to know about Prototype.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—The rooftop of the new Google X building is a parking lot, but today it's also kind of a circus. There's even a tent. Chris Urmson, head of the self-driving car program, is discussing the autonomous prototype that Google built …


World's first sodium-ion powered vehicle

Williams Advanced Engineering recently played host to a media event that saw the first public demonstration of a sodium-ion powered vehicle. …


The IoT Revolution Promises New Challenges for IT

Another disruptive trend, another set of headaches for IT.

The Internet of Things (IoT), spurred by the arrival of inexpensive storage and better …


Five graphs that show how battery storage will appeal to households

Even Australia’s energy minister, Ian Macfarlane said it, so it must be true: Battery storage is about to change the energy system, both in Australia …


Elon Musk’s Space Dream Almost Killed Tesla

By Ashlee Vance | May 14, 2015

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SpaceX started with a plan to send mice to Mars. It got crazier from there.

In late …

Elon Musk

Follow the world's mass transit on this live map

Sure, it's not hard to learn when your bus is likely to show up, but have you wondered where everyone else's bus is at any given moment? You now have an easy way to find out. GeOps and the University of Freiburg have rolled out TRAVIC (Transit Visualization Client), a map that shows the real-time …


Bid to turn Melbourne's trams solar

Digital impression of a Melbourne tram as part of a pitch before the state government to power the network with solar energy. Photo: Australian Solar

TransPower heavy-duty electric vehicle technologies

Transportation Power Inc. (TransPower), a leading provider of clean vehicle and stationary energy storage technologies and products, has announced …



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

PTC Goes All In With IoT

While PTC‘s latest acquisition target of a Big Data company fits squarely with its strategy to dominate the Internet of Things (IoT) market, it …

Virtual Desktop

Practical Tips for Specifying Sensors

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Computer Hardware

Ensuring security in the connected home

If you recently visited one of the many consumer trade shows, it was hard to miss the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices targeting …


The internet risks hitting peak capacity soon, but it can be saved

The internet has more than one capacity problem to worry about, apparently. Researchers met in London this week to tackle growing concerns that fiber optic cables, which represent the internet's backbone, are hitting their physical limits. An Alcatel-Lucent representative warned that we could hit …


A tale of two electric car smartwatch API strategies

Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield has written a piece in Transport Evolved this week about some third-party smartwatch apps developed using Tesla's unofficial …

Electric Vehicles

See the Insanely Powerful Toroidion 1MW Electric Car

The diminutive engines in most electric cars lack the satisfying “oomph” of a high-octane, gas engine, but a new vehicle from Finnish automaker …

Electric Vehicles

Test-Driving the Toyota Mirai: Will a Bet on Fuel-Cell Vehicles Pay Off?

Something you can’t help but notice while driving around in Toyota's new fuel-cell car, the Mirai, are all of the stares from people on the …

Electric Vehicles

Renewable energy storage will end capacity payments

Capacity payments and fossil energy can be made redundant by electric cars, writes Teodora Serafimova.Teodora Serafima is an advisor to Bellona


Tabby EVO – the $4000 open source electric car you can build yourself in an hour

Do you want to know what’s keeping car industry execs awake at night right now? It’s not oil prices, it’s the convergence of open source and 3D …

Open Source

Test Driving Porsche Panamera Plugin Hybrid Electric Car

Electrified vehicles are getting a shake up now that the Porsche plugin hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) (aka the 4S e-hybrid) is here. Luxury, refinement and serious efficiency. Really! That PHEV is exciting. For starters, the all electric range of 21 miles rated by the EPA. When you include the …

Hybrid Vehicles

Porsche App Turns Your Smartphone Into a Racing Data Logger

Porsche’s taking cues from the Chevrolet Corvette’s optional built-in racetrack data logger, but with a smartphone twist: A new Porsche app turns your Apple or Android pocket computer into a dash cam, lap timer, and telemetry recorder, so you can analyze your track day like Roger Penske.

The …


Microgrids Key to Bringing a Billion Out of the Dark

Every night, more than a billion people live in the dark when the sun goes down. They experience a different world than that of people in developed countries. Their only source of light, where available, comes from kerosene – a fuel that is expensive, dirty and potentially dangerous. Consequently, …


The car of the future is 'the most powerful computer you will ever own'

The chips inside driverless cars will be as powerful as those used in some supercomputers, according to Danny Shapiro, senior director of automotive at Nvidia

The car of the future will be the most powerful computer you will ever own, packing the processing power of a supercomputer into a box the …

Car Tech

The People Have Spoken: Put Parental Controls in Our Cars

Researchers have surveyed 1,000 Americans to see which parental controls in a car would interest them the most.The post The People Have Spoken: Put …

Parental Controls

The Tech That Makes GE's New Locomotive Its Cleanest Ever

Freight trains don’t get much love, or thought at all, really, from the general public. Most people rarely see them, even fewer put serious thought …


A Wickedly Fun One-Wheeler That Rides Like a Hoverboard

In 1989, when I was 5 years old, Marty McFly promised me a hoverboard when I turned 30. I began skating, surfing, and snowboarding in preparation. …


Trains Should Adapt Self-Driving Car Tech to Boost Safety

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional Train 188 was traveling at 106 mph, more than double the speed limit, when it derailed on a sharp curve in Philadelphia, …


2016 BYD e6 to get 82 kWh battery and 400 km Range | Electric Vehicle News

The 2016 BYD e6 will have 400 km (250 miles) range thanks to an increase in battery capacity to 82 kWh, according to a document from China’s Ministry …