Connected Traffic Signal Systems Reduce Congestion and Costs for Sonoma County Taxpayers

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Situated between San Francisco Bay and Northern California, Sonoma County is home to almost half a million residents. The county is over 1500 square miles of natural resources, wineries and tourist destinations. Over 26 departments provide a full range of services to the community. Business Challenge Each of Sonoma County’s traffic intersections are “hard-wired” to county’s operations using landlines. This wasn’t without its challenges, and proved increasingly unreliable with breakdowns every few days. Sierra Wireless Remote Monitoring Solution The county was able to configure the RV50 out of the box,…

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Telcos need to take full advantage of their infrastructural assets

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Telcos are keeping a keen eye on the IoT. There are new segments to be explored such as smart metering and smart buildings; and there are others that can be infused with new life, such as the automotive and retail industries. The IoT market looks profitable; but it also looks highly competitive, due to the involvement of players from other sectors. Vendors will have to quickly adapt their technologies to new business demands and work on platforms open to developers and other parties. The leading telcos and web infrastructure providers…

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10 Case Studies for the Industrial Internet of Things

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It’s still early days for the IoT but everyday a little part of its burgeoning ecosystem becomes a factor in our lives, whether we know it or not. From industrial tools to farming to cities to grocery aisles and everything in between, the IoT is there. Here are 10 IoT case studies that show just where some of these technologies and applications are being applied. 1) Bytes and Bushels – Farming on an Industrial Scale Farming and IoT seem to be the leading implementations on an industrial scale. I wrote…

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