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  • How the Internet of Things Is Helping to Prevent Legionnaires; Disease
    Published February 2017
    Griswold Water Systems recently implemented IoT-based methods to prevent outbreaks of Legionnaires Disease. GWS has found a new, chemical-free way to treat the water used in cooling towers for commercial buildings. It replaced antiquated treatment methods with connected sensors, powered by Autodesk, that purify the water with electric fields. The process uses 28 percent less water and can save its customers more than $25,000 annually. (4 pages)
  • De-risking IoT Wireless Design: Leveraging Certified Modules and Rapid Iteration
    Published February 2017
    Low-power IoT wireless design is challenging, because the very concept of where a connected product begins and ends gets stretched across hardware, firmware, local mesh and device operations in the cloud. Add in IoT's constraints around size, unit cost, mass distribution and power consumption, and it's clear that for a successful product, every aspect of the wireless design must be carefully considered and optimized. In this white paper, Rigado discusses two key strategies for IoT wireless design: leveraging pre-certified modules to reduce risk and time to market, and planning for continued iteration via remote updates. (8 pages)
  • iDTRONIC GmbH Provides Burg F.W. Lüling KG With Embedded Modules
    Published February 2017
    Last year, Burg F.W. Lüling KG, a manufacturer of locks and locking systems, entered into a partnership with iDTRONIC GmbH, a provider of RFID hardware. This case study discusses the embeddable high-frequency (HF) module that iDTRONIC supplied to Burg, providing it with greater flexibility than its previous low-frequency (LF) RFID system allowed. (3 pages)
  • The Internet of Things: Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future
    Published January 2017
    A city's waste-removal program is crucial to its overall operations. From routes to carts to safety and resource management, effective waste collection can have a huge impact on budgets. FleetMind explains why the Internet of Things is fundamental to smart cities, and why the IoT offers municipalities a connected solution to better manage trash collection. (11 pages)
  • The Ultimate Guide to Bluetooth Beacons
    Published January 2017
    This guide, presented by Lighthouse.io, provides a comprehensive overview of beacon technology, along with information to help users better understand how beacons can benefit businesses and customers. The document discusses a mobile platform designed to locate, interact with and optimize workers and assets at shopping malls, train stations, corporate campuses, airports, hospitals and stadiums. (17 pages)
  • Saving Water With Smart Management and Efficient Systems in Spain
    Published January 2017
    Libelium has published a case study about the iWesla (Improving Water Efficiency and Safety in Living Areas) project, a smart cyber-physical system designed to optimize water-consumption efficiency and safety in living areas. (5 pages)
  • Centralized BI and the Analyst
    Published January 2017
    Panorama Software explains why many organizations prefer the centralized business intelligence (BI) model over federated BI, and how this affects analysts. (14 pages)
  • NFC-enabled e-Ticketing in Public Transport: Clearing the Route to Interoperability
    Published January 2017
    The NFC Forum's Transport Special Interest Group explains how the growing global use of smartphones and other mobile devices offers an opportunity for the public transport industry to better serve customers and manage increasing demand, by ensuring that the millions of contactless readers and billions of smart cards deployed by public transport operators work seamlessly with the millions of NFC-enabled devices in the marketplace. (14 pages)
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