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Lutron lights up Amazon Echo’s life

Lutron Electronics has added its Caséta Wireless system to the growing list of devices that support Amazon Alexa range, which includes the Echo, Dot, Tap, and Fire TV. The Caséta Wireless system features various connected LED lights that can change color or brightness on demand. The integration of Alexa allows users to change the lights … Continue reading "Lutron lights up Amazon Echo’s life"

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This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) develop cost effective and energy efficient solutions for the smart … Continue reading "This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually"

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Smart data exchange will bring value to smart city innovation

When it comes to smart city innovation, it’s arguable that most use cases are not that exciting to the average resident. A connected garbage bin, traffic light or parking meter is not going to cause applause and adoration for city officials at least in the first instance. But as more and more local systems start to … Continue reading "Smart data exchange will bring value to smart city innovation"

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Domino’s and Ford to test self-driving pizza delivery service

Domino’s and Ford have partnered to test a self-driving pizza delivery service to customers in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The partnership will be part of Ford’s research into how customers respond and interact with self-driving vehicles. Randomly selected customers will have the option of trying the self-driving delivery service, according to The Verge. An engineer will … Continue reading "Domino’s and Ford to test self-driving pizza delivery service"

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Why are we still putting up with power outage downtime?

One of the biggest causes of downtime and data loss comes not from hackers or other nefarious activities, but from massive power blackouts that are caused by faulty equipment or machine “downtime”. In fact, loss of power leads as the top IT related disaster most organizations face. San Francisco’s massive April power outage, for example, brought … Continue reading "Why are we still putting up with power outage downtime?"

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We have a data problem, and it’s delaying the future

The promise of continued innovation hangs on our ability to make data freely accessible to the people and teams who are driving towards the future. Companies everywhere are disrupting their own industries with mobile, agile, DevOps, and of course the cloud. But this is the Information Age and the Digital Economy and those same people, … Continue reading "We have a data problem, and it’s delaying the future"

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Using IoT to solve the problems of the freight industry

Honeywell last week announced a new “Connected Freight” solution that gives shippers and logistics companies unprecedented ability to monitor shipments of high-value and perishable goods, helping prevent costly damage and loss. The new solution, developed in collaboration with Intel and third-party logistics companies, provides real-time information about the location and condition of critical freight while in … Continue reading "Using IoT to solve the problems of the freight industry"

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Why China’s personal ‘Bay House’ issues now in your corporate

During the last few years, I’ve had the excitement of spending vital time at the floor in China for ReadWrite and ReadWrite Labs. Whilst right here in China, I’m ceaselessly finding new alternatives that exist and much more causes for overseas startups and companies to imagine getting began in China. Alternatively getting into a brand … Continue reading "Why China’s personal ‘Bay House’ issues now in your corporate"

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Can era forestall terrorist automobile ramming assaults?

It looks like slightly per week is going by way of with out any other breaking information account of a terrorist assault involving vehicle ramming, a type of assault during which a culprit intentionally goals a motor automobile at a goal with the intent to inflict deadly accidents or vital belongings harm by way of … Continue reading "Can era forestall terrorist automobile ramming assaults?"

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Why is model a significant problem with sensible clothes?

Right here at Readwrite — and our accelerator, ReadWrite Labs — we consider there’s so much to be told a few new trade from the founders which might be carving it out and main the rate thru leading edge corporations and merchandise. We lately sat down with Jeremy Wall, Founder and CEO of Lumenus, for … Continue reading "Why is model a significant problem with sensible clothes?"

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