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.

ManagedWay CEO – IT Partners Can Determine If They Have Services, Infrastructure They Need

ROYAL OAK - Robert Sanders, President and CEO of ManagedWay, a nationally recognized leader in dedicated internet access, cloud computing and collocation services, joins M2 TechCast to tell the story of the company he founded in 2005. Sanders has an electro-mechanical background in the aerospace industry where he is both FAA and NASA-level certified and

By |2018-09-06T17:46:11+00:00September 6th, 2018|IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

123Net’s Irvin Explains How Detroit Internet Exchange Brings Value To Michigan

ROYAL OAK - Chuck Irvin, Director of Network Development at 123Net, explains how the Detroit Internet Exchange brings value to Michigan. The Detroit Internet Exchange was founded in 2014 with five original members, including 123Net that hosts the exchange. Since then, it has grown exponentially to become one of the largest not-for-profit Internet exchange points in the

By |2018-09-06T17:09:59+00:00September 6th, 2018|IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Altair Offers Qualified Startups Preferential Pricing For Simulation, CAD, Cloud And IoT Software

TROY - Altair is providing its simulation-driven innovation software to qualified startup companies through its newly formed Altair Startup Program offering preferential pricing for its simulation-driven design, computer-aided engineering, cloud computing and Internet of Things software solutions.  The program also provides no-cost expert consulting to quickly ramp-up startup organizations with its multi-physics optimization platform, Altair HyperWorks™,

By |2018-07-31T10:03:03+00:00July 31st, 2018|IoT|

Plex Systems Buys DATTUS To Add Industrial Internet Of Things Connectivity

TROY – Cloud ERP developer Plex Systems announced Tuesday it has acquired Industrial Internet of Things connectivity technologies provider DATTUS. Terms were not announced. DATTUS solutions connect manufacturing equipment and sensors to the cloud, manage high-volume data streams, and analyze in-motion equipment data to optimize performance, reduce costs, and ensure uptime. The acquisition is expected

By |2018-07-31T09:49:14+00:00July 31st, 2018|Featured, IoT|

Controversy Looms Over FCC Net Neutrality Comments Submitted With Stolen IDs

SAN FRANCISCO - Net neutrality may be dead, but questions remain about how seriously the Federal Communications Commission considered comments from the public. The FCC's system for submitting those comments was a hot mess. Two million of the 22 million comments submitted used stolen identities, some for people who were dead, including actress Patty Duke, who died in

By |2018-06-29T10:30:12+00:00June 29th, 2018|IoT, Politics|

California Lawmakers Gut Net Neutrality Bills Under Pressure From Big ISPs

SACRAMENTO - California will not be the poster child for the nation's strongest set of net neutrality protections, as lawmakers in the State Assembly voted to cut many of the bill's most powerful provisions. The vote on Wednesday in a State Assembly committee hearing advanced a bill that implements some net neutrality protections, but it scaled back

By |2018-06-20T18:08:17+00:00June 20th, 2018|Internet, IoT|

Comcast Offers xFIPods To Spread WiFI Coverage Throughout The Home

DETROIT  – Comcast on Tuesday  announced the national availability of xFi Pods, small adaptive pods that plug into any electrical outlet, pair with either the xFi Wireless Gateway or the xFi Advanced Gateway, and help customers extend reliable WiFi coverage to hard to reach areas of their home. “Our gateway devices are incredibly powerful, but we

By |2018-05-22T19:43:54+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Announcements/New Products, IoT|

Supported Intelligence Unveils AI Smart Speaker Application

ANN ARBOR – Supported Intelligence on May 15 unveiled its voice-enabled artificial intelligence application at the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium. The new application uses a “smart speaker” of the type that can be purchased for $100 or less and installed in homes and offices, and allows a user to conduct a short dialogue that solves

Altair Acquires IoT Smart Building IP, Releases New HyperWorks Software

TROY — The Troy-based engineering technology developer Altair Engineering Inc. announced the acquistiion of the intellectual property of Oakland, Calif.-based Candi Controls Inc., a developer of technologies that connect Internet of Things devices and data to the services that create smart buildings. Altair also said it had hired Candi’s experienced software and technology team. Other

By |2018-05-08T18:20:12+00:00May 8th, 2018|ESD, IoT|

Comcast Offers 1-Gig Internet Service In Battle Creek, Jackson, Lansing

PLYMOUTH- Comcast announced that its new 1 Gigabit-per-second internet service is now available to residential and business customers in Battle Creek, Jackson, Lansing and their surrounding areas. Comcast’s new 1 Gigabit Internet service uses DOCSIS 3.1 technology that makes it possible for Xfinity and Comcast Business internet customers to receive gigabit speeds over the communications

By |2018-04-26T15:39:06+00:00April 26th, 2018|IoT|