Smart Sensors Detect Vaping, Threats in School Settings Teen e-cigarette use is on the rise across the US, and many students report vaping on school premises. At the same time, students, teachers, and staff face myriad threats in school settings ranging from chemical exposure to active shooter situations. Smart IoT sensors that can detect substances and sounds can help minimize dangerous situations in educational environments.
ASU Brings IoT to Sun Devil Stadium FTW Innovative uses of IoT make life on campus easier for Arizona State University students. The real fun happens at the stadium, where technology tackles entertainment and efficiency. Here’s a look at some of ASU’s IoT-powered projects.
Booming IoT Use in Agriculture Leads to Blooming Orchids Orchids need a specific climate and environment to grow, so one California nursery turned to a system capable of monitoring and quickly adapting to environmental changes. The KMC Commander system automates activities and monitors environmental stimuli to ensure Matsui’s orchids successfully bloom and grow.
Bring Your Smart Building to Life with IoT and Automation Businesses everywhere are ready to send their employees back into the office. But the days of using siloed, disjointed, and aging building automation systems are over. In our new ChannelCast, see how facilities are moving to the next level with intelligent solutions for building control that can increase operating efficiency and optimize climate and energy usage.
Smart Elevator and Escalator Solutions Make for Smarter People Flow Over the last decade, advances in AI and IoT have changed elevators and escalators beyond their mechanical function of getting people up and down in high-rises with speed and comfort. They have become more intelligent by connecting to the cloud where the data they collect can be analyzed and acted upon to help avoid breakdowns.
The Future Workspace: Safe Office Social Distancing As some states begin to lift lockdown restrictions, companies gear up to open their offices in ways that ensure employee safety and social distancing requirements. Businesses are tapping into an array of IoT technologies—many using employee cell phones—to create work environments that reduce touchpoints and limit the likelihood of an outbreak among staff.
Cloud-based Management Unlocks Access Control Market The powerful combination of IoT technologies and smart phones have propelled the smart lock industry into a fast-growing market. Building managers are loading their virtual toolbox with intelligent solutions that unlock better security and much greater control and flexibility.