Building the Smart Grid: Why IoT Should Power Tomorrow’s Cities

The population of the earth will reach 9.7 billion people by 2050, according to a recent report by the United Nations. As people move to more populated areas, cities are facing the challenges of providing enough power to accommodate everyone while using outdated power grids. Built in the 1890s, current electric grids are unreliable, costly […]

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Smart Metering’s Coming Impact on Energy Use

Wireless smart meters are gaining momentum in replacing conventional electric and gas meters in pioneering cities in North America, Europe, China and India. And, with the multiple benefits presented by smart meters, these cities are likely just the beginning of a long-lasting transformation in city infrastructure. Smart meters transmit usage data across networks in real-time […]

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How IoT-Enabled Monitoring is Changing Cold Chain Logistics Forever

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the efficiency and efficacy of long distance food, pharmaceutical, and other perishable supply chains. Rather than merely consisting of freezers and freight trains, this supply chain, known as the “cold chain” or temperature-controlled supply chain, is now increasingly incorporating digital software solutions, secure cloud technology, and open architecture. […]

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Benefits of Smart Building Automation with IoT

Building managers and real estate investors aren’t the only ones who have a vested interest in reducing building operating costs and improving related efficiencies. Any business owner or operator looking to reduce the amount of money spent on utilities and maintenance costs can profit from employing Internet of Things (IoT) based platforms to transform their […]

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