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IP ratings explained: What those codes tell you about how well a device is protected from water and dust

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Mobile devices you use for work can take a beating, sometimes resulting in downtime. The following article explains how Ingress Protection (IP) ratings can be used to consider the ruggedness of devices in different conditions..   The letters IP stand for Ingress Protection; that is, the ability to stop elements such as sand and water […]

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The Role Of Smart Grids And AI In The Race To Zero Emissions

Smart grids are composed of smart devices that require installation and management to properly integrate with a backend management system to ensure a two-way flow of electricity and information. Forbes explains why the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently prioritized the development of smart grid technology for the power sector.   The term “smart grid” […]

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How Data Will Fuel Smart Cities

How Data Will Fuel Smart Cities

Smart cities use connected sensors, high-speed communication networks and real-time data to improve things like energy and water usage, traffic flow, security, and air quality. This article by Forbes reflects how two ongoing projects based entirely on the concept are likely to make communities more efficient in the near future.   Hudson Yards in New […]

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Redefining Mobile Work – A Series: Utilities Embrace Cutting-Edge Technology

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Today’s utilities are quickly embracing digital technology, both in the back office and in the field. According to recent research, about 20 percent of utilities are at the forefront of this trend, and another 37 percent are right behind them. Those forward-thinking utilities are turning to cutting-edge technologies like cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT)/sensors, […]

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What Business Can Learn about Digital Transformation from Utilities

Construction worker checking location site near to High voltage tower.

Besides using apps to keep workers connected, many utility companies are finding other innovative solutions to various problems they face on a daily basis. In this article, Forbes reveals how location intelligence and other technologies are being used by utility companies to increase efficiency and monitoring.   As utilities undergo digital transformation to meet new demands, […]

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