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New Research Shows Smart Factories May Soon Be a Reality  

Smart factories can efficiently run more independently than their counterparts through advanced digital and automated technologies. These factories operate at increased speed and productivity, and can be monitored and operated remotely. According to Deloitte, smart factories help businesses achieve a 20% improved asset efficiency, 30% improved product quality, 30% reduced costs, and 10% improvement in […]

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Discussing IoT Adoption, Benefits, and Distribution

By 2025, there will be over 23 billion connections on the Internet of Things (IoT) compared to 15.1 billion in 2021, according to a recent report from GSMA, an industry organization that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide.  The Internet of Things is a network of interlinked devices that harness the internet to […]

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Why the Future Internet of Things Depends on Blockchain

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to connect all devices through a cloud-based ecosystem. In the future, it could potentially undergird the infrastructure of smart cities in order to make communications far more streamlined and efficient than they are today. However, a major obstacle for IoT is that it still depends largely on […]

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How Blockchain and IoT Will Enable “Smart Contracts” 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating excitement over its potential to transform the world, but the real power of IoT will be bolstered by another emerging technology—blockchain.  IoT is a system of interconnected devices that gather and transfer data over a wireless network. These devices come with sensors that collect, store, and examine data. […]

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Can IoT Help Preserve COVID-19 Vaccines During Shipping?

The race to manufacture a viable COVID-19 vaccine raises an important question: Given the logistical challenges of delivering vaccines to billions of people across the planet—with many stops along the way—how can they be safely distributed? Vaccines need to be temperature-controlled or they will lose their efficacy. According to the International Air Transport Association’s Center […]

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Challenges and Solutions to Expanding the Internet of Things

Cities are getting bigger. Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), they’ll soon be getting smarter, too.  Over the next 30 years, urban areas are expected to add an estimated 2.5 billion people on average worldwide. As these cities grow, police wearables, open data, smart trash collection, and tools that monitor traffic levels and crowds […]

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CES 2020—Top Advances in Hearables

CES 2020 took place in Las Vegas, Nevada from 7-10 January. This global event highlights some of the biggest advancements in consumer technologies that are available to the public. Check out some interesting developments in hearable technology. Hearables Advances Bluetooth Bluetooth LE Audio was announced at this year’s CES conference. This new update allows for […]

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Staff Picks—Top Ten Blog Posts of 2019

It’s almost time to welcome the new year! 2019 is coming to a close, so let’s take a quick look back at our staff selected posts from this past year. This top 10 list was curated based on reader views, likes, comments, social shares, and more. From blockchain technology to 5G networks, renewable energy, and […]

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What’s Happening in Blockchain?

Blockchain continues to grow beyond digital currencies, disrupting other industries with its secure distributed ledger technology. Recent developments have been made in the fields of supply chain, healthcare, the Internet of Things (IoT), and more. Supply Chain The complex world of the global supply chain market presents a formidable challenge to manufacturers. Blockchain technology can […]

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Transferring Data Over Sound

With the booming Internet of Things (IoT) device market, many people expect to be connected at all times. While it is unrealistic to be online 24/7 with no drops in coverage or speed—especially while travelling—losing connection can be a significant problem for organizations. Businesses rely on devices and technology such as Wi-Fi and the cloud […]

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