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Sewing Up Connected Homes

Sewing Up Connected Homes

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Michele Turner, Head of Apps and Services Product, Nest While its development is exciting for consumers and the industry, the connected home is upending years of established hardware and connectivity assumptions for makers of electronic products. As wireless connections rapidly replace wires, with no standard in place, it’s not yet clear which protocol will be most effective in the future. WiFi, which Read more […]

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 […]

Traffic Cameras Provide View of Local Conditions, from NEMA’s Transportation Management Systems Section

Traffic Cameras Provide View of Local Conditions, from NEMA’s Transportation Management Systems Section

By Jean Johnson, Technical Program Manager/NTCIP Project Manager, NEMA Winter Storm Jonas has affected millions from southern Virginia to the Northeast, leaving residents homebound as cities work to clear roads and recommence public transportation. For those of you teleworking today, here is a partial list of traffic cam websites for locations near NEMA offices and elsewhere in the Washington, D.C., area. One NEMA product section (3TS, Transportation Management Systems and Associated Control Read more […]