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The missing IoT ingredient: Interoperability

Posted by THINaer team on Jan 23, 2017 11:47:34 AM

IoT is huge, there is no doubt about it. CES 2017 was full of new platforms and monitors and sensors all touting why the world will be better with IoT.  Yet right now the trend is closed systems that force you into a relationship with a single vendor.  An IoT system requires two major components: hardware and software.  Current software platforms for IoT are “walled gardens”, as Stacey Higginbotham has called them in her blog, Stacey on IoT.  And most systems available today also require their own proprietary hardware or sensors or even custom built machines (think connected wind turbines or connected refrigerators).

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Topics: IoT

You Can Make All of Your Hospital Assets “Smart” Assets Without Replacing Them

Posted by THINaer team on Dec 5, 2016 6:21:44 PM

Creating a “smart” hospital requires years of planning and careful infrastructure organization.  Your smart hospital needs to not only be ready to embrace IoT, but flexible enough to adapt to changes in future technology as well.

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Topics: IoT, RTLS

Understanding Your Buyer: The Early Adopter

Posted by THINaer team on Nov 22, 2016 12:09:48 PM

Today, people buy technology the same way they buy jeans. Internet and social media make information readily to consumers and business buyers alike. And with technology pervasive throughout our lives, the innovator is always the first to try the newest gadget or tech.

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Topics: IoT, RTLS

Disruption Without Disrupting: The New Face of Innovation

Posted by THINaer team on Nov 22, 2016 12:09:28 PM

The Internet of Things, or “IoT”, is easy enough to describe – we all know what it is.

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Topics: IoT, beacons, RTLS

Turn the Internet of Things into the Internet of Your Things with RTLS

Posted by Kathleen Glass on Sep 22, 2016 3:45:13 PM

How to leverage the power of IoT to make your operations run more smoothly – from hospitals to manufacturing.

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Topics: IoT, beacons, RTLS