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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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How New Technologies Can Enhance Edge Computing

Organizations have increasingly set their sights on edge computing as a solution to their data storage needs. According to a survey from Forrester Analytics Global Business Technographics® Mobility, 57% of mobility decision-makers want to incorporate edge computing into their plans by the end of 2020. Because it uses a number of smart devices around the […]

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Enabling Microgrids Through IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is allowing organizations to cost-effectively implement smart grids, also known as microgrids. Through IoT-based energy technologies, companies could revolutionize the distribution of electricity around the world. Microgrids create smaller groups from the larger electrical utility grid, which provides greater control to organizations on how they use their energy supply.  Through […]

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IEEE Rising Stars 2020

For the sixth year in a row, over 370 students and young professionals hailing from ten IEEE Regions kicked off their new year at the IEEE Rising Stars Conference. IEEE Region 6 hosts this annual conference with the primary goal of inspiring and empowering IEEE’s future leaders. This year, the conference was held at the […]

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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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Cloud Computing for 2020

Cloud computing has been a top IT trend since 2006. Cloud technology will only continue to grow as more organizations utilize cloud services. What trends are in store for this year? Hybrid Clouds Hybrid clouds allow workloads to move among third-party, public, and private cloud providers. Because private clouds can easily transfer data to the […]

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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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Benefits of Edge Computing for Business

Edge computing for business can increase the speed of data processing and analysis. The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to grow significantly, predicted to reach about $1.6 trillion USD by 2025. Edge technology can help process the copious amounts of data that this surge in IoT-enabled devices will produce. Because edge computing processes data […]

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The Shifting Employment Landscape in the Age of AI

This is a sponsored post from Digi-Key. Written by S. Himmelstein. Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and other advanced technologies are posed to improve productivity, efficiency, and economic growth across virtually all economic sectors. Beyond chess-playing computers and self-driving cars, machine and deep learning capabilities enable computers to process vast amounts of data in order to […]

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Microsegmentation for Healthcare Systems

  Microsegmentation can help keep medical devices secure and patient data safe. Healthcare organizations can accomplish this through the development of tools that monitor Internet of Things (IoT) traffic. Healthcare facilities using IoT medical devices have the ability to improve patient care and reduce costs. However, they also face the cyber security issues that come […]

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