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.

Lasers 1000 Faster Than Current Internet Could Be Created

LONDON, England - Data could be transmitted through lasers a thousand times faster than current internet cables after a major breakthrough, scientists have said. The new research uses terahertz quantum cascade lasers that could send data around the world at speeds unimaginable using current technology. The lasers could be used to vastly speed up data communications, according to the

By |2020-02-12T18:03:42-05:00February 12th, 2020|IoT|

Industry 4.0 Accelerator Launches With Automation Alley, Lean Rocket Lab, Lawrence Tech

SOUTHFIELD —An Industry 4.0 Accelerator program—the first of its kind in the U.S.—is launching in Michigan with the goal to help small and medium-sized technology and manufacturing companies along their digital transformation journeys. The Industry 4.0 Accelerator program—lead by Automation Alley with support services from Lean Rocket Lab and Lawrence Technological University’s Centrepolis Accelerator—is a

By |2020-02-08T15:19:32-05:00February 5th, 2020|Featured, IoT|

New Data Mining Service From ProQuest

ANN ARBOR—University researchers will now be able to uncover new connections and make new discoveries using ProQuest’s TDM Studio service, a new system for text and data mining. With this new service, creating a content set has been reduced to hours, rather than the months required with traditional approaches. TDM Studio gives researchers the freedom

By |2020-01-30T18:04:17-05:00January 30th, 2020|IoT, Software|

State of Michigan Launches 2020 Census Website

LANSING - In preparation for the 2020 Census, the state of Michigan has launched a new website to provide information and resources to Michiganders. Live as of Tuesday, Jan. 14, the website will be available throughout the census-taking season so residents can have their questions answered, keep up to date on the latest census news

By |2020-01-25T17:18:51-05:00January 25th, 2020|IoT, Politics, Politics/Government|

Report: Healthcare, Computer, IT Fields Top Remote-Friendly Jobs

BOULDER, CO. - Healthcare, computer and IT continue to be the most promising career fields for remote-friendly jobs, while the education industry has also enjoyed sustained growth in its remote job opportunities, a new report contends. FlexJobs released its 7th annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2020. Remote

By |2020-01-19T09:58:32-05:00January 19th, 2020|IoT|

TC Light & Power Picks Fujitsu To Power New Gigabit Network

TRAVERSE CITY–Fujitsu Network Communications Inc., a unit of the Japanese electronics giant, announced it had finalized a design, construction, operations and maintenance agreement with Traverse City Light & Power to help expand the northern Michigan municipal utility’s fiber broadband network. As part of a new Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband initiative, the utility will build out coverage

By |2020-01-16T11:54:06-05:00January 16th, 2020|ESD, Featured, IoT|

Walled Lake Fintech Company Connects To Twilio Real Estate Software

WALLED LAKE—Continuity Programs Inc. announced a new software feature connecting its mortgage customer relationship management software with the communications platform of Twilio, a cloud communications-as-a-service company based in San Francisco. This technology integration enables users of MyCRMDashboard to create conversations with their prospects, customers and referral partners through SMS. “This addition to MyCRMDashboard has the potential to

By |2020-01-11T17:47:03-05:00January 11th, 2020|IoT|

Altair Buys Spanish-Born Electromagnetics Supplier

TROY - Altair announced the acquisition of newFASANT, offering leading technology in computational and high-frequency electromagnetics. newFASANT’s solutions address a wide range of electromagnetic problems in areas such as antenna design and placement, radar cross section (RCS) analysis, automotive V2V/ADAS, and infrared/thermal signatures. Originally a spin-off from the University of Alcalá, near Madrid, newFASANT is home to

By |2020-01-09T18:13:33-05:00January 9th, 2020|IoT, New Products / Contracts|