Internet of Things

Designers Dream Up Near Future IOT Devices

From interconnected city vehicles to breadbox-sized family medical centers to augmented reality search windows, the future is wide open.

"The Braun Clever Care Medical Coach not only stores all you medicines, but also syncs in your medical records and prescriptions straight from the doc’s office via GSM or Internet. It also provides a database to hold all medical records for the entire family.

Individual records for vaccines, screenings, visits to dentists, medical appointments etc. are earmarked on the built in calendar. You can set reminders for daily medical doses as well schedule future appointments or reminders via the system.

How Technology Helps Deliver Sweeter Strawberries

By: John Moscatelli

From farm to fork, technology can help improve the supply chain process

How can technology help deliver sweeter strawberries?

Good question. But, it isn’t a one-part answer. It’s a process. At the 2015 American Trucking Association Management Conference & Exhibition, we’re showing how our technology can improve the supply chain process from beginning to end. In this case, from farm to fork.

Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash

The mainstream media has suddenly turned against the promised land of IOT-enabled future. Here's why they're wrong.

Wired magazine just launched the latest tirade about how the Internet of Things is losing luster among consumers. "It’s enough to make you wonder whether it’s time to scrap the whole idea of smart things and get back to basics. After all, having to get out of bed to turn the heat down or switch off the lights is the ultimate First World problem."

A similar critical story appeared in Forbes last week, and now there are "anti" IOT websites popping up, including one called "internet of useless things."

Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash and More

Green Builder Media's October 1, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter

Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash The mainstream media has suddenly turned against the promised land of IOT-enabled future. Here's why they're wrong.

Wearable Tech: Shaping Logistics and the Smart Warehouse of the Future

Wearables have enormous potential to strengthen supply chains – and sooner than you think.

Rimas Kapeskas | UPS 

Imagine a factory or warehouse where employees can work freely, no longer constrained by computer workstations or scanners that can act as chokepoints on a shop floor. With the aid of multiple, hands-free devices, workers would simply follow real-time updates and instructions that appear in their line of sight, allowing them to work smarter and faster.

Smart Cities Hold the Key

Intelligent, connected, adaptable cities offer solutions for a growing and shifting population.

While there are always a litany of disquieting world events happening at any given time, I find myself particularly troubled by two recent headlines: the uncontrolled wildfires raging throughout California and the refugee crisis in Europe. While both of these tragic situations are devastating in and of themselves, I’m deeply distraught by the striking reality that furious fires and mass refugee migrations are going to become common occurrences in our future.

Green Builder® Media Announces Innovative New Approach to Media and Content Delivery

Company expands its leadership position in the sustainability and media sectors.
Press Release

September 11th, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Since our inception over a decade ago, Green Builder Media has played a significant role in shaping a national conversation about sustainability.  Now, as the country’s leading media company focused on sustainable living, we’re enhancing our leadership position, focusing our innovative thinking on redefining the way that we deliver media.

Green Builder Media Launches New Web Site: Saving Water: Tips, Technology and Common Sense Solutions for a Thirsty World

Check out the new site and enter for a chance to win an intelligent sprinkler controller.
Press Release

The ongoing California drought, Colorado River issues and general water angst around the country has brought a fresh awareness to the true value of water and how we use it.

To keep pace with the news and water innovations, Green Builder® Media has launched a new online site dedicated to saving water. This repository of articles includes topics dealing with landscaping, efficient appliances, plumbing, faucets and fixtures, leak detection, and rainwater systems.

Two Ways Broadband Internet Is Improving Health Care and Education

by Tae Yoo

This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post ImpactX.

In many parts of the world, being able to download information on a smartphone, tablet or laptop in a few seconds is the norm. In Silicon Valley, wireless high-speed Internet connections are more ubiquitous than Starbucks.

Smart Appliances Still Must Win the Hearts of Buyers

Now you can talk to your refrigerator, washing machine and dishwasher through your phone, but what's the value added?

For several years now, the advent of smart home devices have allowed you to turn on and off the house lights, change a room’s temperature settings and record your favorite TV shows or movies from your phone without even being home.


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