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Does the Internet of Things Need Its Own Internet?

December 5, 2012 - in Uncategorized

Ask any mobile operator, and they’ll tell you their networks will become the backbone of the future internet of things. All of those connected meters, cars, medical devices and other assorted gadgets will need an always-on and ubiquitous available network, making…

IMMCO Wins Bentley Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Communications Networks

December 3, 2012 - in Corporate

IMMCO today announced winning Bentley’s prestigious Be Inspired Award for Innovation in Communications Networks for their development of an Automated…

General Electric Pitches an Industrial Internet

December 2, 2012 - in Uncategorized

General Electric has a new name for where it thinks its business is headed: the “industrial Internet.” The term, coined inside GE’s R&D division,…

IBM Researchers in Ireland Eye Smart Water Supply

October 26, 2012 - in Corporate, Water

As urban populations increase, so will the strain on established and aging city water systems. The increasing demand for water will have to be supplied through water treatment and distribution networks that have inherent capacity constraints. These networks…

Futurist’s Cheat Sheet: Internet of Things

September 3, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Another name for the Internet of Things is a network of things. The network can monitor your home, your car, infrastructure (utilities such as electricity or water), traffic patterns and a variety of other possibilities to create a more informed and responsive…

Futurist's Cheat Sheet: Internet of Things

September 3, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Another name for the Internet of Things is a network of things. The network can monitor your home, your car, infrastructure (utilities such as electricity or water), traffic patterns and a variety of other possibilities to create a more informed and responsive…

Digital West Selects Esri to Help Grow Its Fiber Network

August 27, 2012 - in Projects

Operators at Digital West Networks, Inc., a data communications provider based in San Luis Obispo, California, needed a technology system to support the company's regional fiber build-out project. At the same time, they wanted to ensure the best possible service…

Deutsche Telekom Announces a New Developer Platform for Internet of Things Advancement

August 13, 2012 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Deutsche Telekom’s Developer Garden platform opens new M2M Developer Community for machine-to-machine (M2M) communication solutions developers. The community offers developers access to tools such as APIs, programming guidelines and software development…

Bill Ford Sees Cars as Nodes in a Giant Network

June 21, 2012 - in Transportation

Ford Motors chairman Bill Ford envisions a future where each vehicle is a node in a giant network. Ford envisions a proliferation of sensors within the vehicle itself and an open-source approach to software and hardware that allows third parties to use data…