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IoT-BLE Device Brings Low-Cost Tool for Experimentation

STMicroelectronics is selling a low-cost plug-and-play Internet of Things device with built-in sensors and an app so that anyone with a smartphone can begin experimenting with IoT solutions in their home, business or place of recreation.

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Adler Planetarium Automates Condition Tracking for Sensitive Astronomical Instruments

The museum is employing a wireless solution using Wi-Fi and RFID to capture temperature and humidity data around its hundreds of artifacts and manuscripts, including writings penned by Galileo.

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IoT Driving Entertainment Experiences at Theme Parks, Malls

ITEC Entertainment is providing personalized experiences, guest flow data and equipment maintenance, all with data collected from IoT-based sensors.

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Aerospace and Defense Catch Up on RFID

For years, adoption in these sectors was limited. But now, requirements by Airbus, Boeing and the U.S. Department of Defense have led suppliers to deploy the technology.

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The Convergence of Technologies in Warehouse and Inventory Management

RFID, RTLS, the Internet of Things and blockchain can drive innovation throughout the supply chain. How will these key technology trends affect warehouse and supply chain operations across various industries?

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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)
  • Smarter Sensors: How Deep Learning Is Transforming Building Automation
    Published April 2016
    Millions of office buildings worldwide are equipped with sensor-based systems designed to conserve energy, performing such tasks as automatically turning lights on and off when someone enters or leaves a room. But a truly smart building will know how an office space is being used at every moment. PointGrab's Jonathan Laserson explains how the next generation of sensors will need to be smarter and able to source and analyze richer levels of data, enabling the execution of more sophisticated tasks that go beyond energy consumption management. (4 pages)
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