Supply Chain Insights Improve Temperature-Sensitive Deliveries Cold chain delivery systems provide transparency and visibility into the transport of foods and pharmaceuticals. IoT sensors can monitor environmental and security issues and send the data to a cloud-based management system, giving users real-time updates on the whereabouts of their goods.
Big Tech Weighs In to Help Vaccine Distribution Efforts Google, Microsoft, and SAP are rounding up partners to support and improve vaccination efforts. While federal efforts are moving forward, local organizations may be looking for help from integrators. Successful vaccine distribution depends on sharing accurate data throughout the supply chain, so organizations and local health departments can make plans and communicate effectively with their communities.
IoT Wayfinding Signals All the Right Turns for Hospital Visitors In healthcare campuses across the US, IoT sensors and mapping technology are turning into crowd pleasers, outperforming old-school maps. Patients guided by a mobile phone and app with turn-by-turn directions are quickly locating doctor offices, treatment centers, and cafeterias in sprawling health complexes.
Real-time Monitoring Aims to Foil Flash Flood Fiascos Smart IoT-enabled flood monitoring systems allow state and local authorities to respond to localized flooding incidents and better predict future events, potentially reducing property damage and saving lives.
EXCLUSIVEWhat Is Industrial IoT? The Ultimate Guide The industrial sector has an incredible need for connectivity and intelligence that is advancing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). As information technology and operational technology come together, factories, warehouses, and other industrial environments are embracing the new Industry 4.0. Learn how IoT, AI, analytics, robotics, and cloud computing are powering the IIoT.
IoT Aids in Complex Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine IoT technologies play a key role in the distribution of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, which must remain at sub-arctic temperatures to ensure efficacy. Monitoring the location and temperature will be essential as vaccines move from the manufacturer to the public.
Kansas City’s Smart Sewer Program Taps IoT for Monitoring and Maintenance Kansas City adds IoT technology to its Smart Sewer Program aimed at protecting public health and the natural environment. The initiative is a 25-year, multi-billion-dollar investment that aims to use robust asset management technology to optimize 2,800 miles of aging sewer pipes that handle the city’s flow of wastewater and stormwater.
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.
New Orleans Stalls Heat and Rain Damage with IoT Living in the Big Easy means living with the good and the bad weather of a subtropical climate. IoT sensors are helping the city track flooding and high temperatures to protect residents in danger zones and revitalize neighborhoods through better planning and development.