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Wildfire Prevention: Drones Paired with IoT Can Complement Satellite Surveillance

By Dick Weisinger

The last few years, especially on the West Coast of the US, wildfires have been devastating. The number of wildfires, the scale of the burns, and the damage inflicted have risen dramatically. Climate Central reports that “on average, wildfires burn

IoT Investments: More than Half of Businesses to Spend More on IoT

By Dick Weisinger

2021 is shaping up to be a big year for IoT. Nearly half of businesses are forecast to increase their investment in IoT, according to Gartner. IoT sensors are being deployed to gather information to monitor, prevent and enhance operations.

GPS and IoT: A Combination for Innovation

By Dick Weisinger

The inclusion of location and spatial information with other data collected by IoT devices can add significant value. GPS location information provides important tracking information. GPS and IoT are complementary technologies that can be used to build innovative products. Real-time

Connected Vehicles: Smart Cars are Safer and More Efficient

By Dick Weisinger

Automakers are gearing up for a world of connected vehicles. Those vehicles that have access to the Internet, typically via a wireless local area network (WLAN), and are able to bi-directionally communicate with both with cloud services and other vehicles.

IoT and Sensors: Making Monitoring of Transportation Infrastructure More Efficient

By Dick Weisinger

Sensors are essential components of IoT. Sensors capture data like temperature, humidity, pressure, light, and sound, for processing by the IoT device. There are more than 100 different kinds of sensors. One application of IoT is for monitoring infrastructure in