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Traffic Cameras Are Doubling Every Two-and-a-Half Years

November 8, 2013 - in Sensors, Transportation

The number of online traffic cameras used to monitor traffic flow on our roads is doubling every two-and-a-half years, according to year over year tracking since 2005 performed by Vizzion, Inc., supplier of the world’s largest traffic camera database. This…

TomTom Traffic Index Shows the Worst, Best Cities for Traffic Around the World

November 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

TomTom today released the sixth edition of its TomTom Traffic Index, the world’s most accurate barometer of traffic congestion in 169 cities across…

Sensor Sensibility: Project Planning and Deployment Considerations

November 6, 2013 - in Column, Sensors

The wireless sensor network is fundamentally a distributed network of constrained devices. There are a host of considerations that must be taken into…

ARM Report Details the Business Promise of the Internet of Things

November 3, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors

The report, titled The Internet of Things Business Index: A quiet revolution gathers pace, also found that 30 percent of business leaders feel that the IoT will unlock new revenue opportunities, while 29 percent believe it will inspire new working practices,…

GPS Bullets are Latest Weapon for American Police

October 31, 2013 - in Security, Sensors

It sounds like something out of a James Bond movie - GPS bullets that can track the location of a suspect's car. The bullet is designed to make high-speed chases safer - enabling the authorities to track suspects without having to risk theirs or others' lives.…

IoT Supporters Envision A Trillion-Sensor World

October 30, 2013 - in Sensors

The Trillion Sensor Summit where more than 50 presenters from around the globe shared their thinking with more than 200 executives. This inaugural event took place at Stanford University, October 22-25, 2013.  The theme of the conference was inspired by "Abundance"...taken…

Noise Pollution Maps from Smartphone Data

October 24, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors

Noise pollution is one of the banes of modern life. Its effects are broad and insidious, ranging from sleep and work disruption to hearing impairment and psychological damage. So in recent years, a number of countries, such as Germany and the U.K., have begun…

Geospatial Corporation to Exhibit Underground Infrastructure Management at Autodesk University

October 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

Geospatial Corporation announced that the Company will be exhibiting its underground infrastructure management solutions at the (AU) Autodesk University - the leading Autodesk Software Conference and Exhibition to be held at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas…

Teradata Now Accepts JSON to Help Monetize the Internet of Things

October 22, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

To help customers quickly respond to opportunities created by the evolving Internet of Things, Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading analytic data platforms, applications and services company, today revealed that customers will be able to add Java Script Object…

Europe Gets a New Data Viewer for Urban Waste Water Treatment

October 21, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Water

Treatment of urban wastewater is crucial for protecting the natural environment against pollution. A new data viewer from the European Environment Agency (EEA) allows users to access data on urban wastewater and  treatment plants. The new data viewer, part…