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The projected status of the world’s water supply and quality in the next decade looks bleak: widespread shortages, difficulties growing food for a booming global population and billions exposed to diseases …

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Just about everyone is familiar with Bitcoin, or at least knows of its controversial history. Behind the most popular and polarizing cryptocurrency in existence is blockchain, a framework that could …

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precision agriculture

“Connecting” rural farming to accommodate a booming global population Connected and precision agriculture, which heavily revolves around providing low-income rural farming areas with mobile networks for access to the internet, …

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In 2013, Americans generated about 254 million tons of trash, or 4.6 pounds per person per day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Trash bins are overflowing with waste …

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Industrial internet of things (IIoT) a partial solution to a serious food problem Around 30% of the food the world produces is lost each year, according to a 2012 study …

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internet of things IoT

A significant minority of companies now claim to run their entire business on the internet of things Some of the enterprise pioneers of the internet of things (IoT) are trying …

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smart cities india

The government selected 83 smart city initiatives to be implemented in 20 initial cities India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched a number of smart city initiatives under his government’s …

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The smart building: A laundry list of potential benefits Smart buildings are expected to save money in more ways than one might think. Yes, they can significantly reduce energy and …

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construction smart buildings

Reducing costs with smart building Thanks to the smart building, today’s structures are alive, equipped with technology that allows for automated processes of things that have, for hundreds of years, …

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building

What is a smart building? A smart building is any structure that uses automated processes to automatically control the building’s operations including heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting, security and other systems. A …

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