The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

U.S. Podcast Revenue Expected To Surpass $1 billion In 2021, News Most Lucrative

KENT, England - The podcasting world has recorded significant growth in recent months, with more consumers showing interest in different genres. The growth is now reflecting on the revenue side as more advertisers aim to capitalize on the sector. Data acquired by Finbold indicates that the United States podcast advertising revenue is projected to surpass the

By |2021-06-22T17:02:08-04:00June 22nd, 2021|IoT|

Michigan Awarded Top State For New Manufacturing Jobs And Investment

LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced Michigan has been awarded an Area Development 2021 Manufacturing Gold Shovel award, affirming the momentum and strength of job creation around new and expanded manufacturing facilities in the state. “This Manufacturing Golden Shovel Award is a recognition of our ongoing economic jumpstart,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer. “As we

By |2021-06-17T19:00:07-04:00June 17th, 2021|Government/Politics, IoT|

Latest ACSI For Cable, Streaming Shows Signs Of COVID Fatigue

ANN ARBOR—When COVID-19 forced Americans to stay home, many turned to streaming, taking solace in their ability to binge-watch entertainment of all shapes and sizes. But it was only a matter of time before fatigue set in. After a steady mark last year, customer satisfaction with video streaming tumbled 2.6% to a score of 74

By |2021-06-11T13:24:30-04:00June 11th, 2021|Featured, IoT|

Amazon US Customers Have Until June 8 To Opt Out Of Mass Wireless Sharing

SEATTLE - Amazon customers have until Tuesday June 8 to opt out of a plan that would turn every Echo speaker and Ring security camera in the US into a shared wireless network, as part of the company’s plan to fix connection problems for its smart home devices. The proposal, called Amazon Sidewalk, involves the

By |2021-06-09T08:43:59-04:00June 5th, 2021|IoT|

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Offers Affordable High-Speed Internet

LANSING - Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II and The Connecting Michigan Taskforce is encouraging participation in a new federal program to help lower the cost of broadband for eligible households across the state. Enrollment for this program is now open. The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB), a new program from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is

By |2021-06-05T13:20:58-04:00June 5th, 2021|Featured, IoT|

Manufacturing Growth Alliance Supports Smart Factories

ANN ARBOR - Jennifer Deamud, Executive Director of the Manufacturing Growth Alliance, talks about some recent federal grants that will go towards making Michigan factories smarter with a variety of digital enhancements. She also discusses the Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Ceremony in July, which she also directs. The evolution of the manufacturing industry is

By |2021-05-26T16:39:30-04:00May 26th, 2021|IoT, mitechtv|

Important Business Lessons We Can Learn from the Sports Betting Industry

DETROIT - Nowadays, over a dozen states have legalized online sports betting in the U.S. Since these changes have taken place the market has expanded at a rapid rate, creating an industry with a value that could reach upwards of $40 billion in the next few years. Clearly this means that more and more bookmakers

By |2021-05-25T13:54:00-04:00May 25th, 2021|IoT, Social Media|

Low-Income Households In Michigan Eligible For Emergency Broadband Benefit Program 

LANSING - Michiganders who meet income eligibility requirements or have been financially impacted by COVID-19 will be able to receive financial help to pay for home broadband connections and internet-enabled devices as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rolls out the Emergency Broadband Benefit program recently approved by Congress. Federal lawmakers appropriated $3.2 billion to help low-income households pay

By |2021-05-15T07:55:21-04:00May 15th, 2021|IoT, Politics, Politics/Government|

Fanuc Expands Robot Line

ROCHESTER HILLS—Fanuc America, a supplier of factory automation and robotics, announced an expansion of its line of high-performance Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm (SCARA) robots, offering more reach and payload options to companies with assembly, packaging, pick and place, and inspection processes. Fanuc’s family of 4-axis SCARA robots has grown to include the SR-3iA, SR-6iA, SR-12iA, and new SR-20iA models

By |2021-05-14T18:47:36-04:00May 14th, 2021|IoT|

Baker College Gets $25 Million Grant To Implement Augmented Reality Curriculum

OWOSSO – Baker College has received a $25 million grant from EON Reality to launch a virtual Innovation Center across all Baker campuses, programs and learning modalities. Baker College will launch its first phase of the Innovation Center and EON Reality platform in fall 2021.  The EON Reality platform, known as EON-XR, is accessible through a

By |2021-05-11T08:42:05-04:00May 10th, 2021|Digital, IoT|