IT/Infrastructure

Long-Range BLE Transmits at 20 Miles

Long-Range BLE Transmits at 20 Miles

Apptricity says its new Bluetooth Low Energy technology can provide location data for tracking individuals and things in wide spaces or very large buildings, without the high cost of installing numerous readers or using satellite or cellular devices.
Utilities Test IoT for Water Heater Management

Utilities Test IoT for Water Heater Management

A wireless solution from Apricity allows companies like Portland General Electric to capture data from residential water heaters, and to remotely turn them on and off according to temperatures and peak demands, using narrowband IoT and Cellular LTE-M.
Partnership to Bring Intelligence to Commercial Waste Bins

Partnership to Bring Intelligence to Commercial Waste Bins

Ingram Micro is employing Nordsense technology to identify waste containers' fill levels using laser optical sensors, then is transmitting data via a cellular connection and using that information to provide waste collection management to collectors and cities, in order to improve collection routing and reduce energy consumption.