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BBC News - The internet's next big frontier

BBC News - The internet's next big frontier | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
The next big frontier for the web - called the internet of things - will allow you to use a smartphone to control your home heating, pay for parking and even monitor your own fitness.
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Nice recap of CES 2013 by the BBC - after being forced to sit through the inconvenient MS Outlook ad pre-roll

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Rise of the machines: Does automation risk going too far? - The Augusta Chronicle

Rise of the machines: Does automation risk going too far?
The Augusta Chronicle
Was it while I was punching buttons through a phone tree to refill a prescription? Oh, now I remember – it was while I was at home, selecting a movie to rent online.
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Interesting perspective on the rise of intelligent software based solutions to human problems

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Why Cisco Loves the Smart Grid | MIT Technology Review

Why Cisco Loves the Smart Grid | MIT Technology Review | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
The electricity grid is in the midst of a transition from older proprietary networks to one that resembles the Internet.
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Automation is big news; have the accountants heard?

Automation is big news; have the accountants heard? | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
Brace for tidal wave of automation media and promotion in 2013. Reasons for the jamboree are important it's time message got through to those with cheque books (RT @SteffenEnemark: Automation is big; have the accountants heard?
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Tapping M2M: The Internet of Things | ZDNet

Tapping M2M: The Internet of Things | ZDNet | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
The rise of objects that connect themselves to the internet -- from cars to heart monitors to stoplights -- is unleashing a wave of new possibilities for data gathering, predictive analytics, and IT automation.
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Connected cars not yet a priority for operators

Connected cars scored low on telecoms firms' list of potential service revenue generators in the Telecoms.com Industry Survey 2013 Despite the efforts being made in the automotive market towards enabling connectivity in vehicles, connected cars...
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FROM DATA TO INFORMATION: How technology and analytics is a utility game changer - Electric Light & Power

FROM DATA TO INFORMATION: How technology and analytics is a utility game changer - Electric Light & Power | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
Great screenshot of ComEd dashboards | How technology and analytics is a utility game changer http://t.co/Ev6kaY9O via @POWERGRIDmag #M2M
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Infographic: Big data and the future of health care | Articles | Main

Infographic: Big data and the future of health care | Articles | Main | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
This illustration looks at whether medicine needs to become more of a science.
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Disney’s MagicBand opens door to Hyper- and Predictive Personalization—and privacy fears | JWT Intelligence

Disney’s MagicBand opens door to Hyper- and Predictive Personalization—and privacy fears | JWT Intelligence | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
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Mobile wearable devices & smart glasses to reach sales of almost 70 million by 2017, finds Juniper Research

Mobile wearable devices & smart glasses to reach sales of almost 70 million by 2017, finds Juniper Research | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
A new report from Juniper Research finds that there will be a total of almost 70 million smart wearable devices sold in 2017, including smart glasses, health and fitness devices along with enterprise wearables, compared to almost 15 million sales...
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Frost & Sullivan: Increased Demand for Industrial Automation to Boost Electric ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Frost & Sullivan: Increased Demand for Industrial Automation to Boost Electric ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
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Silicon Valley: We can do smart grid better than you - Smart Grid News

Silicon Valley: We can do smart grid better than you - Smart Grid News | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
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Silicon Valley: We can do smart grid better than you
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Not satisfied with the progress and "greenness" of local utilities, a group of Silicon Valley companies has decided to develop its own smart grid.
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CES 2013: LG Smart Activity Tracker Wristband Takes Aim at Nike+ FuelBand | Quantified-Self & Gamification

CES 2013: LG Smart Activity Tracker Wristband Takes Aim at Nike+ FuelBand | Quantified-Self & Gamification | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
The LG Smart Activity Tracker actually looks a lot like the Nike+ FuelBand, and has many of the same features. It has an accelerometer and altimeter to measure activity.
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Almond+ : 802.11ac Touchscreen WiFi Router + Smart home Hub

Blazing Fast 802.11ac WiFi - 1.17Gb/s. Compatible with 100's of Z-Wave & ZigBee smart sensors. All in one exquisitely designed device.
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Note: Not an endorsement.  Simply sharing an interesting new product that makes DIY home automation that much easier.

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This Is What Makes the USS Gerald R. Ford the Best Aircraft Carrier Ever Designed

This Is What Makes the USS Gerald R. Ford the Best Aircraft Carrier Ever Designed | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
So, you want to buy an aircraft carrier. Stateside, there's only one place you can go—Newport News Shipbuilding, the largest dry-dock in the western hemisphere.
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Designing something today that will still need to be relevent in 50 years...

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Oak Park test drives a blackout-proof, solar-powered smart grid

Oak Park test drives a blackout-proof, solar-powered smart grid | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
Our infrastructure should be as smart as our phones, says Oak Park Sustainability Manager K.C. Poulos.
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Global smart grid investment nears $14bn mark

Global smart grid investment nears $14bn mark | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
Bloomberg New Energy Finance reports smart grid investment soared seven per cent last year and is set to continue climbing (Global smart grid investment nears $14bn mark http://t.co/gVVhxexH via @businessgreen)...
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A Strong Case for M2M-Enabled Endangered Asset Protection | INEX Advisors

A Strong Case for M2M-Enabled Endangered Asset Protection | INEX Advisors | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
A Strong Case for M2M-Enabled Endangered Asset Protection | (Preserving natural resources, preventing crime, expanding opportunity.
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70% Electric Meters in Europe will be Smart by 2020

70% Electric Meters in Europe will be Smart by 2020 | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
 
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BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smart electric meters provide a platform for energy efficiency improvements, new customer services, and network optimization.
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LumaSense Introduces Sensor Analytics Initiative to Prevent $1.2 Trillion Lost ... - Marketwire (press release)

LumaSense Introduces Sensor Analytics Initiative to Prevent $1.2 Trillion Lost ... - Marketwire (press release) | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
LumaSense Introduces Sensor Analytics Initiative to Prevent $1.2 Trillion Lost ...
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Sensors, Sensors, Everywhere: Will They Keep Us From Seeing For Ourselves?

Sensors, Sensors, Everywhere: Will They Keep Us From Seeing For Ourselves? | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
The sensors embedded in increasing numbers of devices are undoubtedly useful, but do we really need machines to replace our basic powers of observation?
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CES 2013: Signs Of Things To Come - Chip Design Magazine

Independent Online CES 2013: Signs Of Things To Come Chip Design Magazine My phone, notepad, tablet, laptop and desktop all have processing, storage, and communications capabilities, which for the most part are redundant (too bad the mobile phone...
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Industrial Defender Ranked As Leader In Smart Grid Security By Independent ... - Electric Light & Power

Industrial Defender Ranked As Leader In Smart Grid Security By Independent ... - Electric Light & Power | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
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Top 10 Benefits of Automating Your Home

Top 10 Benefits of Automating Your Home | Internet of Things News | Scoop.it
In recent years, great strides have been made in making homes a bit more “tech savvy.”
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Energy forecasting - a new approach to managing demand - Smart Grid News

Energy forecasting - a new approach to managing demand
Smart Grid News
Quick Take: As the story below illustrates, the grid is gradually moving from reactive to proactive, from historical to predictive.
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