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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 […]

Watching a Smart City Progress

Watching a Smart City Progress

This piece was originally published in the April 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Mark L. Little, City of Schenectady It is an exciting time in Schenectady, New York. Emerging smart city technologies have the potential to revolutionize the way Schenectady conducts its operations and the way it brings services to its citizens and visitors. “Smart” in this context means gathering and using complex data streams to make city operations much more productive and Read more […]