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.

How Big is IoT? 20.6 Billion Connected Devices By 2020.

DETROIT - This new wave of connectivity is going beyond laptops and smartphones, it’s going towards connected cars, smart homes, connected wearables, smart cities and connected healthcare. Basically a connected life. According to Gartner report, by 2020 connected devices across all technologies will reach to 20.6 billion. HP did a small survey in which they

By |2019-02-18T20:38:37+00:00February 18th, 2019|Featured, IoT|

Tech 248 Update: Apprenti Program, Augmented Reality Manufacturing At the Speed Of Light

ROYAL OAK - Oakland County’s Greg Doyle talks about some technology initiatives available including the Apprenti program that teaches tech skills at Oakland Community College to prepare them for on-the-job training at an Oakland County tech employer. The funding comes from Workforce Development Network, costing employers zero dollars. The introduction was held on Feb. 13.

By |2019-02-17T15:17:24+00:00February 17th, 2019|As-A-Service, IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Report: Third Of Manufacturers Aim To Improve Operations Using Industrial Internet Of Things

TROY – Plex Systems, cloud ERP and MES manufacturing developer, Thursday released the results of a new report that shows today’s manufacturers hope to improve operations using the Industrial Internet of Things. Plex’s annual State of Manufacturing Technology survey collects information from global manufacturers to measure current technology use and future implementation and adoption plans.

By |2019-02-19T07:26:59+00:00February 14th, 2019|IoT, Small Business Association of Michigan|

Report: Internet Of Things Huge Tool To Generate New Revenue

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.  – The Internet of Things has the potential to deliver cost savings and generate new revenues for organizations that can handle IoT’s complexity, build new workforce skills and address heightened security demands, according to a new report released today by CompTIA, the leading trade association for the global technology industry. CompTIA “2019

By |2019-02-14T20:32:52+00:00February 13th, 2019|Featured, IoT|

123Net Partners With Telia Carrier To Meet Bandwidth Demand From Self-Driving Vehicles

SOUTHFIELD - With Michigan leading the nation with the most permissive self-driving vehicle laws in the country, 123Net has beefed up its bandwidth by partnering with Telia Carrier’s 100G-enabled number one ranked global IP backbone to meet this growing connectivity demand. 123Net, Michigan’s premier data center services provider and host of the Detroit Internet Exchange,

By |2019-02-12T13:27:25+00:00February 12th, 2019|Auto Tech, Autonomous Vehicles, Featured, IoT|

Inductive Intelligence To Represent Michigan AT SBDC Client Showcase In DC

GRAND RAPIDS  – Inductive Intelligence, nominated by the Michigan Small Business Development Center, has been selected to represent the work of America’s Small Business Development Centers  at the Fourth Annual Client Showcase Reception on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on February 12. Inductive Intelligence is one of ten businesses selected from across the ASBDC’s national

Huron Capital Adds Smart Building Company To Portfolio

DETROIT – Huron Capital announced its building automation and energy services platform, Albireo Energy, has acquired EMS Technologies, which builds automation and network integration products and services. The deal marks the 10th transaction for Albireo, an initiative launched by Huron Capital to provide smart building automation and energy services to commercial and institutional customers throughout

By |2019-02-03T19:10:38+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Entrepreneurs, ESD, IoT|

Plex Systems Rolls Out Enhancements For Manufacturing Management Software

TROY – Manufacturing Management Software Developer Plex Systems announced updates and enhancements to its software products that the company says will  improve inventory management, enable manufacturers to access and contextualize more data, and support a mobile workforce. The winter 2019 product release is now available to Plex customers, which run more than 2,000 plants in 22 countries

By |2019-02-03T19:09:55+00:00February 3rd, 2019|As-A-Service, ESD, IoT, Software|

IoT TechConnect April 29 Michigan Science Center – Why Your Company Needs To Get Involved

DETROIT - On April 29, MITechNews.Com will co-host IoT TechConnect 2 at the Michigan Science Center. It includes eight information tracks, a keynote from the former head of R&D at General Motors, an IoT Pitch Competition hosted by the Chinese government, 600 plus attendees projected and 80 vendors, plus a VIP reception. If your company

By |2019-02-04T07:50:05+00:00January 31st, 2019|Autonomous Vehicles, IoT, Mike Brennan|

Noble Child Partners With Salesforce On Cloud-Platform For Child Welfare Industry

DETROIT - Noble Child has partnered with Salesforce to launch an original cloud-based platform (As-A-Service) to meet the growing needs of the child welfare industry. Noble Child addresses visibility, data management and loss and reporting issues, while leveraging technology that is interconnected and user-friendly. “We identified the lack of a fully-integrated cloud-based IT system as

By |2019-01-30T19:28:51+00:00January 30th, 2019|As-A-Service, IoT|