Is the Internet of Things the next wave for the mining industry? GotIot? The mining industry is growing up. Traditionally a labor-intensive and brute business, the sector has progressed significantly over the last few years, adopting newer technologies and leaner practices to the way it operates. The emergence of big data has allowed mining manufacturers to predict and eliminate potential problems in machinery by collecting infinite amounts of data from their equipment and transforming it…Read More
How to Use the Internet of Things for Agriculture
Internet of Things: 5 applications in Agriculture Ryan Huang / May 4, 2014 For instance in China, pilot projects are underway to tap on the potential applications of IoT for agriculture projects. An initiative was launched in January this year to modernize the industry in cities such as Tianjin, Shanghai, and Anhui. Here’s a look at some of ideas already being implemented to help the agriculture industry grow. 1) Climate control in greenhouses Temperature, humidity, light intensity,…Read More
Boston’s Dynamic Robots Will Take Jobs Away from Dog Too.
Boston Dynamic’s robots will take jobs away from dogs too By Justin Beach, National Monitor | February 14, 2015 The new robo-dog “Spot” from Google owned Boston Dynamics shows the potential to take over many jobs currently done by working dogs and do them better and more safely. A well known report from the Oxford Martin school, published in 2013, says that 47 percent of US jobs will be automated in 20 years. While people have, understandably been focused on…Read More