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A New Deal for Buildings

The objective of the New Deal is to facilitate a dialog between building systems industry and commercial building professionals, a dialog on how we collectively think about intelligent and smart systems in buildings. Specifically, the focus of the New Deal … Continue reading

The future is flooded with wireless data

In the future, data will move about wirelessly, says Tom McKinney, business development manager at HMS Industrial Networks. “One of the big areas of new technology affecting HMS’s business with machine builders is the use of Wi-Fi,” he explains. “In … Continue reading

100,000 IoT Sensors Monitor a 1,400-Kilometer Canal in China

  As an engineering feat, China’s massive South-to-North Water Diversion Project is a stunner. Three artificial canals, each more than 1000 kilometers long, are in various stages of completion and designed to reroute water from the country’s rainy south to … Continue reading

Half a Billion Wireless Industrial IoT Connections by 2025, Says ON World

Wireless sensor network (WSN) technologies and associated cloud technologies are accelerating adoption for the industrial Internet of Things, according to global IoT research firm ON World. “WSN systems provide the building blocks for industrial IoT: multi-year battery-powered wireless nodes and … Continue reading

5 “Dot Com” Lessons for IoT

Twenty years ago, the Internet created a gold rush of ideas, opportunities, and new businesses. The news was filled with stories of a new world to be built. Everybody had a billion dollar idea and a dot-com. Everybody was a … Continue reading

Data Centre Remote Monitoring Case Study

In a data centre it is necessary to keep a close eye on physical conditions such as temperatures and humidity as they can be the difference between smooth operations and total shutdown. But how do you assure an evenand cool … Continue reading

Industrial Ethernet and Wireless are growing fast

Industrial Ethernet and Wireless growth is accelerated by the increasing need for industrial devices to get connected and the Industrial Internet of Things. This is the main finding of HMS Industrial Networks’ annual study of the industrial network market. Industrial … Continue reading

Anybus Wireless Bridge

Bridge industrial Ethernet or serial cables over Bluetooth® or WLAN Anybus Wireless Bridge enables you create a robust industrial wireless connection between two points in an industrial Ethernet network. This second generation of the proven and trusted Wireless Bridge gives your the … Continue reading

Adaptive Wireless Solutions MD, Nick Baker, Presents at Thames Valley IoT Meetup

Adaptive Wireless Solutions MD Nick Baker spoke at a recent monthly Thames Valley IoT Meetup event. Nick’s talk was titled “Wireless IoT – lessons learned from industrial implementations”. Click here to view the full presentation The presentation described the application … Continue reading

Better diagnostics through remote connectivity

Interesting thoughts on remote connectivity in this article from Control Design journal : “Remote connectivity has provided the ability to do almost anything from a safe distance or sometimes even without the need for a human to participate at all. … Continue reading