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Every new technology trend brings speculation and talk about a "killer app" that will be the solution to all of our problems.Tech publications and blogs produce countless articles searching for the "killer app" for the iPhone, the Cloud, Blockchain,...
Parking and traffic congestion are constant sources of frustration for drivers, merchants, employers and public officials in most cities around the world. It is no surprise that smart parking services are top of mind with public officials, city information...
Listen to the audio version of this article! Hurricane Harvey hit southeast Texas this past weekend, bringing 30+ inches of rain and devastating flood waters. This is the worst hurricane to hit the U.S. in ten years and the extent...
The largest buildings in the world have had smart building technology for years. It’s delivered by market leaders such as Honeywell, JCI, and Schneider. But these buildings comprise barely 10% of the world’s commercial real estate. So what about...
Figuring out how to make a smart city can seem like a daunting task. It’s a whole city! One answer is to start small, with small-scale smart city projects that require small budgets. You don’t need hundreds of thousands...
The Power of Smart Technologies Cities, universities, and communities alike are increasingly in need of specialized smart services and purpose-driven innovation to increase campus safety. Connected communities can provide opportunities to:Positively impact sustainability practices. Facilitate better asset management. Allow for...
Holland, Michigan, a town just off the eastern shore of Lake Michigan sees a lot of snow. But instead of relying on a network of snowplows, salting, and shovels, Holland diverts waste heat from a nearby power plant to...
Listen to the audio version of this article!The first time I ever heard of LiDAR technology was in regard to autonomous vehicles, used as a way of identifying (and therefore avoiding) objects. Curious how it worked, I began investigating...
The University of Twente Enschede (UT) released a study earlier this month in collaboration with the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) which revealed that some types of smart energy meters were consistently generating false readings; sometimes six times...
From CryptoNets to Calum McClelland’s in-depth series on “Securing the Internet of Things,” security has been a hot topic that we’ve covered here at IoT for All. If the Dyn DDoS attack has taught us anything, it’s that our IoT...

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