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3/31/2015

Sensor-Based Furniture Improves Office Health

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Sensor-Based Furniture Improves Office Health

3/31/2015
By Melissa Jun Rowley

Sooner or later, the days of sitting at one’s desk idly or talking with a co-worker will be long gone. Two years ago, businesses started taking a cue from the sensor-based quantified self movement by using technology and data to track employee activity.  Of course, this all started to... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Healthcare, Internet of Everything, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

 
3/30/2015

Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles

By Anne Field
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Move Over Wearables, Make Way for Invisibles

3/30/2015
By Anne Field

If, several months from now, you notice that the person on the treadmill next to you at the gym has an odd-looking Band-Aid-like thing on his torso, don't worry: It's probably just a performance monitor. The product, called AmpStrip and made by Shelton, CT-based FitLinxx , contains... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Anne Field, Internet of Things

 
3/25/2015

Forests Get Smarter With Sensor Technology

By Anne Field
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Forests Get Smarter With Sensor Technology

3/25/2015
By Anne Field

Forestry research doesn’t usually come to mind when you think of the Big Apple. But the 635-acre Alley Pond Park in New York City is one of the most recent areas wired to be part of a network of research sites in the U.S. called Smart Forests . Equipped with Internet of Everything (IoE)... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Internet of Everything, Anne Field, Internet of Things

 
3/23/2015

Improving Quality of Life with the Internet of Everything

By Anne Field
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Improving Quality of Life with the Internet of Everything

3/23/2015
By Anne Field

Most of us don’t usually associate California’s Silicon Valley with public transportation. Traffic jams and technology, perhaps. Trains, not so much. But the city of San Jose is in the midst of a pilot using Internet of Everything technology to make it easier for people to use... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Connected Transportation

 
3/23/2015

Welcome to the Connected Car Era

By Mary Gorges
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Welcome to the Connected Car Era

3/23/2015
By Mary Gorges

Is our car becoming a jumbo smartphone? The new ones, at least, are loaded with apps, can be accessed remotely via other devices, be opened using a passcode, and have (sometimes multiple) electronic displays. It's a whole new era in driving. And some cars even do the driving themselves.... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Internet of Things, Connected Transportation

 
3/18/2015

Transportation Technology Eases the Commute

By Sue Tabbitt
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Transportation Technology Eases the Commute

3/18/2015
By Sue Tabbitt

In congested cities, smart transport (connected vehicles and infrastructure) has great potential to reduce bottlenecks, cut carbon emissions, and save people a lot of time and stress. Street lights, pop-up bollards and other traffic control devices can be controlled remotely in response to... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Sue Tabbitt, Internet of Things

 
3/11/2015

The Growth of Concierge Medicine

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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The Growth of Concierge Medicine

3/11/2015
By Mary Ann Azevedo

A working mother of three has recurrent sinus infections caused by seasonal allergies at the same time every year.  Squeezing in a visit to her doctor in between deadlines at her job and her children's extracurricular activities has always been a challenge. In the past, she would have to... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Healthcare

 
3/10/2015

Healthcare Goes Hollywood at SXSW Festival

By Joie Healy
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Healthcare Goes Hollywood at SXSW Festival

3/10/2015
By Joie Healy

Cutting-edge technology and inspirational filmmaking have long been hallmarks of the annual SXSW Interactive and Film Festivals in Austin, Texas. True to the spirit of the festivals, during this year's gathering, the world will get a riveting sneak peek into how wearables , the Internet... Continue Reading

Tags: Healthcare, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things

 
3/9/2015

IoT and Intelligent Transportation

By Scott Gurvey
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IoT and Intelligent Transportation

3/9/2015
By Scott Gurvey

At 41 minutes after midnight, March 8, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 took off from Kuala Lumpur and headed to Beijing. About 40 minutes later the flight crew, now over the South China Sea, was told by air traffic controllers to "contact Ho Chi Minh", the control center in Viet Nam... Continue Reading

Tags: Internet of Everything, Internet of Things

 
3/2/2015

The 3D Workforce: Mobile Millennials

By Kerry Doyle
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The 3D Workforce: Mobile Millennials

3/2/2015
By Kerry Doyle

The traditional office workspace is being disrupted. New technology innovations are changing work values and creating new approaches to business. Millennials (18-29 years of age) represent the newest plugged-in generation to enter the workforce and because they understand and often use the new... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility

 
2/23/2015

The Enigma Machine: A Star at This Year's Oscars

By Mary Gorges
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The Enigma Machine: A Star at This Year's Oscars

2/23/2015
By Mary Gorges

If you've seen the movie, you know the Enigma coding machine plays a key role in the Oscar winning   "The Imitation Game" , and gave us as much foresight into today's encryption and digital privacy age – as it did the computing age. The Imitation Game shows... Continue Reading

Tags: Data Center, Fast IT

 
2/17/2015

Generation Cloud: How Online Gaming is Shaping New Tech Leaders

By Laurence Cruz
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Generation Cloud: How Online Gaming is Shaping New Tech Leaders

2/17/2015
By Laurence Cruz

Business advisor and Internet entrepreneur Brad Szollose remembers the career-changing moment he became fascinated in the Millennial generation. He and his wife were headed out to dinner and trying to get their 17-year-old nephew, Sebastian, to pull himself away from an online Rock Band game so... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud

 
2/16/2015

The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up

By Anne Field
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The Market for Children's Wearables Heats Up

2/16/2015
By Anne Field

Undoubtedly, you've heard about the booming market for wearable tech. These devices, often worn on the wrist, can tell you anything from your heart rate to whether your dog is resting. (Your pooch would probably be sporting the gadget on its collar). Recently, however, there's been... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Anne Field, Internet of Things, Momentum in Mobility

 
2/16/2015

The Growing Reach of Beacons: Are Users Ready?

By Kerry Doyle
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The Growing Reach of Beacons: Are Users Ready?

2/16/2015
By Kerry Doyle

Beacons are tiny transmitters that offer the potential for richer, more useful and more interactive experiences in a variety of different venues, from travel and entertainment to transportation and healthcare. A number of companies have installed beacon technology and launched pilot programs... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, FOCUS, Fast IT

 
2/16/2015

Retailers Look to Data From the Edge

By Kristi Essick
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Retailers Look to Data From the Edge

2/16/2015
By Kristi Essick

Consumers expect free Wi-Fi at libraries, airports, cafes, and even subway stations, but not many people expect to get online for free during store runs for toilet paper and mouthwash. But that’s about to change as more big-box and specialty retailers offer free in-store Wi-Fi. Starting in... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Kristi Essick, Internet of Things, Momentum in Mobility

 
2/10/2015

Vicki Hanson: Network Pioneer & Trailblazer

By Scott Gurvey
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Vicki Hanson: Network Pioneer & Trailblazer

2/10/2015
By Scott Gurvey

Vicki Hanson is Professor of Inclusive Technologies at the University of Dundee , Distinguished Professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technologies at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) , and Research Staff Member Emeritus from IBM Research. She has been working on issues... Continue Reading

Tags: Network Trailblazers, Internet of Things

 
2/9/2015

Millennials and the Growth of Mobile Video

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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Millennials and the Growth of Mobile Video

2/9/2015
By Mary Ann Azevedo

People have been turning to the Internet for news and entertainment for years. But as smartphone and tablet use has skyrocketed , so too has mobile video consumption. More viewers are choosing to access news and sporting events online in part because more live video content is available online... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Digital Media, Video, Internet of Everything, Mary Ann Azevedo, Fast IT

 
2/4/2015

Capturing the Power of Open Data

By Melissa Jun Rowley
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Capturing the Power of Open Data

2/4/2015
By Melissa Jun Rowley

The positives that come with enhancing citizen access to government and environmental data are limitless. Not only does open data, or information that is freely available for everyone to use, activate public transparency and enable deeper citizen engagement, it potentially creates the means for a... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Melissa Jun Rowley, Internet of Things

 
2/2/2015

How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector

By Jason Deign
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How Mobile Apps are Helping the Public Sector

2/2/2015
By Jason Deign

Imagine your smart phone could record every pothole you hit while you are in your car… and then get the authorities to fix it. This sounds like science fiction, but is exactly what the citizens of Boston, Massachusetts, can do thanks to a mobile app called Street Bump . The app uses... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Internet of Everything, Smart Connected Communities, Jason Deign, Internet of Things

 
1/28/2015

The Internet of Everything Goes to School

By Anne Field
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The Internet of Everything Goes to School

1/28/2015
By Anne Field

For students and professors at Columbia University's computer science and engineering programs, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is everywhere. There are many courses in which students learn skills that, as it happens, are needed to create the building blocks of IoE systems. More than 80... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, Education, Internet of Everything, Anne Field, Internet of Things