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The Internet of Things: A New Age for Manufacturers

The Internet of Things: A New Age for Manufacturers

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Robin Duke-Woolley, Founder and CEO, Beecham Research In offering transformative rather than incremental change, the Internet of Things (IoT) can reshape whole industries—not least of which is manufacturing. According to Accenture, the IoT will add trillions of dollars to the global economy over the next 15 years, and a study by Cisco found that the manufacturing sector will drive 34 percent of total Read more […]

Recap: Internet of Things World 2016

Recap: Internet of Things World 2016

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Steve Griffith, PMP, Industry Director, NEMA The third annual Internet of Things World 2016, took place May 16–18 in Santa Clara, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley. Spanning three days and attracting well over 3,000 attendees, the conference brought together thought leadership speakers and 11 tracks of content, including Smart Homes and Smart Cities, IoT and the Cloud, IoT Security, Wearables, Read more […]

Level the Market for All Emerging Sources of Electricity

Level the Market for All Emerging Sources of Electricity

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY) I had the opportunity to discuss the importance of energy storage and battery systems at the White House Summit on Scaling Renewable Energy and Storage with Smart Markets on June 16. Participants included leading utilities, state energy officials, energy storage developers, and demand response providers. At the summit, the Obama administration announced approximately $1 billion Read more […]

Making Connections with Recombinant Technology

Making Connections with Recombinant Technology

This piece was originally published as the chairwoman’s column in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Maryrose Sylvester, President & CEO, Current, powered by GE Barbara McClintock, the only woman to win an unshared Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, demonstrated the concept of genetic recombination in 1931. Recombination occurs when DNA molecules trade genetic material to create something new—for example, two blue-eyed parents producing a brown-eyed child. This is Read more […]