A Dependable Duo: How Taoglas Helps Compology Drive Efficiency, Savings Across Waste Management Industry


There’s cash in trash, especially if you’re a waste hauler. Waste containers are everywhere – behind restaurants, retail stores and hotels, at office buildings, and on construction sites. San Francisco-based Compology’s waste container monitoring solution helps waste management companies be more profitable by helping streamline operations and enhance customer service through data collection. Continue reading

How IIoT and SCADA Systems are Melding Together

Dr Yair Poleg, PhD, Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

For more than 50 years, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems have been at the forefront of monitoring industrial infrastructure through computerized means.Comprising a collection of cyber-secure, industrial-grade hardware and software to collect, analyze, and control information from sensors, SCADA systems are deployed around the world to monitor and control complex, fast-moving industrial processes that exceed humans abilities for manual oversight. SCADA applications include providing monitoring and control capabilities in power generation plants, HVAC systems, and large-scale manufacturing processes such as automated production lines. Continue reading

Connected Car Myths: Busted

Shaun Kirby, Director of Automotive and Connected Car
Cisco Systems

The connected car is becoming one of the most exciting and widely discussed “things” in the Internet of Things (IoT). A recent study shows that the market will reach $52 billion this year, and that number is expected to grow to $155 billion by 2022. But, due to the rapid emergence and evolution of connected car technology, there is a great deal of uncertainty about these vehicles, what they can do, the data they generate and how secure they really are. Continue reading

What the Internet of Things Will Look Like 10 Years From Now

Tom Raftery, VP & Global Internet of Things Evangelist

I was asked recently where do you see the Internet of Things in 10 years? It is a cool question to think about, and to frame it properly it helps to think back to what the world was like 10 years ago, and how far we have come since then. Ten years ago, in 2007 Apple launched the iPhone. This was the first real smartphone, and it changed completely how we interact with information. Continue reading

IoT in Public Sector Applications

Will Winn,SVP of IoT Solutions

Representing a global opportunity of $4.6 trillion over the next ten years, the Internet of Things (IoT) holds many applications in the public sector, which includes municipalities at the state, county and city levels, as well as the education space, both K-12 and higher education. Leveraging an IoT sensor-based network enables organizations to gain information about what is happening in their vicinity in real-time or near real-time. This information can take the form of building occupancy data, analytics from video surveillance cameras or integration with a public safety network, for example. The data can ultimately lead to increased productivity, new streams of revenue and enhanced citizen experiences. Continue reading

The Connected Kitchen

Juan Carlos Lazcano, Vice-President of M2M for North American

As the gathering place, the center, and the heart of the home, the kitchen is often positioned as the focal point of our home lives. Now a wave of clever new connected devices are set to transform the way we cook, the way we eat, and the way we interact with our kitchen appliances. Continue reading

CIA Exploits of IoT Devices, What Lessons Can We Learn?

Alan Grau, President and Co-Founder
Icon Labs

Recent WikiLeak documents allege that the CIA developed, or sought to develop, or even “borrowed”, cyberattack technology that could target a wide range of IoT devices, including smart TVs, connected cars, and mobile phones. In the case of smart TVs and mobile phones, the attacks allowed these devices to be used to eavesdrop on either voice communication, data communication or both. Continue reading