Will Technology Save the Day – What Innovation is on the Horizon?

by Déborah Ramírez
Mar 18, 2015 12:30 PM ET

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We are the ones that have to save the day. We have to start using every resource we’ve got to change the unsustainable course of water management in which we are now. The concern of people, companies, and entire cities towards water issues these days, makes this the proper time to start finding ways to be environmentally responsible and to think about our very near future.

Eco-friendly means to use fewer resources and create less waste and pollution in our every day lives or our industrial processes. Terms like “sustainability’ or “clean production” are becoming common in our everyday chats.  

At the same time, there has been a boom in the so-called Internet of Things (IoT). IoT in layman terms is nothing else than the inclusion of electronics and software in those devices we have in our homes or manufacturing processes. These technological capabilities enable them to communicate with one another in order to give us greater value and services by capturing relevant data on, sometimes, real time. What better application can we find for these devices than to become an aid in our efforts to have a more sustainable development? 

How does the IoT for water consumption work? 

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Déborah Ramírez has a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Tec de Monterrey in Mexico.  She has over 10 years of academic experience.  Now in the startup world with Driblet Labs, LLC., as the Brand Curator.  Her focus is to try to engage people and corporations in water conservation issues to assure sustainable development for future generations.