Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Rise of the Internet of Things in Electric Motors

The Rise of the Internet of Things in Electric Motors
The amazing IoT technology explosion has brought up new resurgence to the motor industry. There are many challenges facing electrical motor manufacturers, including building a better motor with more efficiency so they can compete with other electric motor manufacturers. IoT platforms effectively monitor the performance and health data of electrical motors. IoT Makes Electrical Motors Maintenance Easier: System health/condition monitoring: Electric motors have been reinvented by adding wireless sensors on devices to ease the .

How NoSQL Will Impact IoT

How NoSQL Will Impact IoT
IoT devices are growing exponentially and this trend does not seem to be slowing down. According to an IDC report, IoT devices will grow at a rate of 23% over the next five years reaching over 173.4 million units shipped worldwide. With all the new IoT devices bound to come out in the next few years, there is going to be problem of data space for all of these devices. All of these devices .

Tech Spotlight: Jeff Bezos

Tech Spotlight: Jeff Bezos
We have decided to create a new type of article to start posting on our blog. This will be our Tech Spotlight articles where we focus on one tech leader per article. We think this will be a great way to start a discussion on some of the world’s biggest tech leaders both of past and present. This week, we will focus on Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com’s CEO and less known as the owner of .

The Robot Revolution for Future Manufacturing

The Robot Revolution for Future Manufacturing
Many major industrial technologies are affecting global industries. These technologies  are expected to have a significant impact on future manufacturing jobs. The fourth Industrial Revolution is already in progress and is focusing on technological changes to reshape the workplace. Technology development, including robotics, cloud, and sensors and they are changing the workplaces while fulfilling the different skills that are required for all industries. The Internet and cloud will make many jobs inessential. The Internet .

Connected Medical Devices are Revolutionizing the Industry

Connected Medical Devices are Revolutionizing the Industry
Hospitals and medical care devices are making constant improvements. Some of those improvements have come in the form of connected medical devices. There are many skeptics saying that our connected medical devices are primitive when it comes to security. This is only the case for a few devices so people generalize and say all our connected medical devices are flawed. Even if this was the case as more and more connected medical devices are .

What is HaLow and its impact on IoT

What is HaLow and its impact on IoT
Have you heard the term HaLow (pronounced Halo) being thrown around recently? Do you know exactly what it is? Simply put, it is a form of WiFi and it will also help push IoT to the next level. WiFi HaLow was announced in mid January, but its impact will be felt for a long time coming. This WiFi protocol will be specifically used for products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah technology. If you are unfamiliar with .

IoT Predictions and Trends in 2016

IoT Predictions and Trends in 2016
2016 will be the year of IoT. If you paid attention to CES at all this year, there were countless IoT solutions displayed. We do not see this trend of IoT dying down anytime soon. Below is a list of 10 trends and/or predictions about IoT we will probably see the rest of the year. Many of these aspects listed below were popular in 2015, but we expect even more developments this year. APIs: .

How Connected industries are Changing the Physical World into a Digital World

How Connected industries are Changing the Physical World into a Digital World
The Internet of Things technology has created the 4th industrial revolution and is transforming many industries. All industries are connected to the internet and integrating with each other to accelerate real time communication. The Internet of things provides an opportunity for manufacturers to drive their products  or services forward to create smart devices and optimize their already existing services to secure a competitive edge, by increasing productivity Connected industries equip smart machines with sensors and .

Tech Leaders Speak out About Social Issues

Tech Leaders Speak out About Social Issues
We hear about the great things that people like Tim Cook are doing in the tech world, but we do not really hear the other actions they are taking. Bill Gates has the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, but do we really know how else other tech leaders are helping change the world? In case you did not know, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced he was gay not too long ago. When this happened, .

The Future with Bluetooth

The Future with Bluetooth
We are starting to hear more about Bluetooth more and more in our daily lives. Our headphones are now Bluetooth enabled, our cars have a Bluetooth setting, and so much more. Bluetooth use to be a feature on our phone we did not know what to do with, but this is no longer the case. Bluetooth can even control our houses. The popularity of Bluetooth is just starting to skyrocket, you may not be .