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ng Connect shows power at Distributech 2017

Distributech 2017 has just closed its door on a pretty busy edition that saw the Internet of Things gain further traction in that industry sector, as utilities continue to modernize their infrastructure. Smart infrastructure, asset management, analytics, cybersecurity or DERMS* were among the many buzzwords that echoed throughout the exhibit hall of the San Diego convention […]

CES 2017 Musings

Internet of Things Everything at CES was “smart” and “connected”. This is a continuing trend but it is getting tired. One big comment heard was along the lines of “do I really need a toothbrush that streams video of my mouth into the cloud?” and “Just because I can connect it, should I?”. Use case […]

Lessons from 50 years of CES – Transform or Be History

It was only fitting to celebrate 50 years of the Consumer Electronics Show with a sampling of some of the best-of products over the years amidst this year’s showcase of the most innovative products for 2017. Many of the products in the 50th Anniversary cases are now obsolete collector’s items and a number of the […]

Of smartcars and fleet commanders

CES 2017 is right around the corner, and as last year, you should expect a lot of cars on the show floor.  So many cars in fact, that the city is now worried its convention center, one of the busiest and most impressive in the world, does not have enough space to accommodate the new […]

ng Connect celebrates 300th member

In September, as we were wrapping up our latest member event in Munich, the 300th member, Dell joined the ng Connect Program.  It was a close call: it could have been the City of Fresno, or Support.com or Social Imp8ct, all of which signed up in the same week.  This shows how the idea of […]

It’s the network, gridIoT

In a previous post , I mentioned Tesla as one company driven by a quest to profoundly transform the transportation and utility industries for the betterment of society.  Elon Musk took a mammoth step in that direction earlier this week, as the $2.6 billion merger with Solar City was announced.  He probably sees himself pointing at […]

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