Internet of Things

Itron and Discovery Education Present the 'Internet of Things' Virtual Field Trip Amplifying the Connections Between Innovation and Conservation

June 5th No-Cost Virtual Experience Helps Educators Engage with Students on the Topic of Sustainability in the Era of Remote Learning and Observe World Environment Day
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SILVER SPRING, Md., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of World Environment Day, Itron and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—present the Internet of Things: Infinite Possibilities Virtual Field Trip, premiering on June 5, 2020. Students and families can register for the no-cost field trip here.

Projects in Chicago and St. Louis Show How Technology Can Support Inclusion

Cities can use innovations to manage infrastructure and improve services, communicate with constituents and make better decisions.
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Imagine being able to find the most populated sidewalk for a late-night journey to the train station or knowing the air quality in your neighborhood, rather than your whole city.

Chicago’s Array of Things (AoT) helps residents and local leaders access this information and more. The AoT is a network of sensors that collect real-time data about the urban environment, ranging from carbon monoxide to traffic.

Predictive Maintenance Offers Promise in Asset Management

When it comes to asset management, water utilities tend to weight their efforts toward preventive maintenance
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Water utilities the world over faced with challenges, including of increasing demand, falling revenues and climate change. While building new assets remains part of the solution, enhancing the performance of existing assets is more important than ever before.

Download the full 2019 Water Report

Greener Buildings and the Internet of Things

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Our engineers have long incorporated green design into the new construction and renovation of our facilities. We also partner with companies and nonprofits to expand the number of manufacturers implementing green build- ing practices. Intel is a founder of LEED user groups that have driven cross-company and industry collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council.

We continue to install smart lighting systems in our buildings. The systems reduce energy consumption through daylight harvesting and occupancy sensing, and help us design future building management technologies.

Black & Veatch: Shift to Digital Water Can Help Overcome Threats to Water Supplies

New Strategic Directions Report reflects critical role of data and planning in water infrastructure systems
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., 4 June 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Smarter infrastructure, with data at its core, will play a crucial role in overcoming varied threats to our water supply. From precise reads of consumption rates and customer engagement to improved leak detection and climate change planning, a new culture of data science can extend our supply to drive sustainability and resilience. The accelerating move to embrace digital water by service providers and industry leaders will also better inform the asset management and planning programs necessary to overcome continued funding challenges.

How IoT Could be Sustainability's Secret Ingredient

By Chris Wellise, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
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new report by the World Economic Forum found that the value of keeping things “within” our economy, rather than letting items pass “through” our economy could unlock a global growth potential of $4.5 trillion and also address the global challenges we’re faced with today, ranging from resource depletion to climate change.

Emerging Technologies Give Environmental, Health and Safety and Sustainability Leaders New Insights into Business Risk

NAEM Report Profiles the Innovations Shaping the Future of EHS&S Management
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WASHINGTON, February 6, 2019 /3BL Media/- Emerging technologies are rapidly changing how companies prevent pollution, keep employees safe and set sustainability goals, according to a report published today by the National Association for Environment, Health and Safety, and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management (NAEM)

How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming how Companies Manage EHS

By Margery Moore
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I have worked within the environment, health and safety (EHS) field for more than 20 years, and in that time, I’ve seen some dramatic changes in how companies manage their programs, and data. But nothing compares to the technological innovations that are now upon us.
 

With 5G Around the Bend, Black & Veatch e-Book Presses: Start Planning Now

‘5G: A New Digital Dawn’ is a visual guide for stakeholders to gear up for full embrace of fifth-generation wireless
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., November 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As tech shorthand for fifth-generation cellular wireless, 5G is on the horizon and promises unprecedented speeds and capabilities that could transform the way we live, work and play. But 5G also presents considerable complexities in technology deployment and how stakeholders should get ready to benefit from 5G digitalization.

Providing Perpetual Power in the Paradise of the Pacific

Verizon’s Gridwide IoT Solution is helping Hawaii create a more sustainable future
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By Chris Lloyd, director of corporate responsibility strategy, Verizon

At Verizon, we don’t wait for the future. We build it. In Hawaii, we’re helping build a future in which all the electricity comes from renewable sources, enabling the environment, society and the economy to thrive.

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