Tag: Internet of Things

[Consumer Physics in Cargill] Cargill chooses Scio

The Reveal®-real-time forage analysis service provides dry matter testing results instantly via a Reveal® app on your smart phone. The Reveal® real-time forage analysis works by utilizing SCiO, the world’s first pocket-sized connected micro-spectrometer (NIR) device to scan samples and then compare them against the Cargill Elk River Forage Lab in the cloud to provide a precise dry matter measure. The Elk River Forage Lab is part of the global Cargill database of feed ingredients, the largest in the world, giving our proprietary calibrations a higher degree of precision. Read more on Cargill...

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[mPrest in Computer World] From Iron Dome to IoT: mPrest’s vision for Vector partnership

The technology behind Israel’s Iron Dome rocket interception system might seem far removed from monitoring power networks in New Zealand but mPrest Systems, the Israeli company whose software underpins Iron Dome, is the same one that last month formed a partnership with energy and communications network operator Vector, and its cofounder and CEO, Natan Barak has high expectations for the partnership. Read more on Computer World...

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[Stringify in Globe Newswire] Dave Evans of Stringify to present at Parks Associates’ 21st-Annual 
CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference

Stringify announced today that Dave Evans will participate as a speaker at Parks Associates’ 21st-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference, held May 23-25 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ includes more than 700 executives and focuses on ways to engage consumers and grow revenues in the converging IoT industries, including smart home, connected health, and mobile and entertainment ecosystems. Dave Evans, CTO of Stringify, will participate in the session Smart Home Platforms: Revolutionizing the Consumer Experience on Thursday, May 25 at 11:45 a.m. The interactive panel session, moderated by Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy, Parks Associates, examines strategies to align user experiences with expectations while unlocking additional value through connected IoT platforms. Read more on Globe Newswire...

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[mPrest in CNBC] 10 Israeli high-tech areas making waves

Another field in which Israel has been an early adopter, with a historically high percentage, nowadays 90 percent, of homes taking hot water from solar panels. One solar power pioneering company, BrightSource Israel, formerly LuzII, is building the world’s tallest solar tower in the Negev desert. More recent start-ups like SolarPaint have developed waver-thin coating that can turn any surface into a solar panel. In yet another an example of cross-fertilization with the defense industry sector, mPrest, which developed the software driving Israel’s anti-missile system IronDome, raised $20 million last year from among others GE Ventures, to adapt its product to manage smart grids. Battery technology is another field in which advances are being made, particularly by start-up StoreDot, specializing in rapid-charging batteries. Read more on CNBC...

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[mPrest in Business Wire] mPrest and Vector, New Zealand’s Largest Power Utility, Sign Contract to Bring “Internet of Energy” to Over a Million Customers

mPrest, a global provider of mission-critical ‘Internet of Energy’ software, today announced that its Distributed Energy Resource Management product – mDERMS, will be deployed in Vector’s intelligent grid. Vector is New Zealand’s leading multi-network infrastructure company, which distributes energy and communication services to over 1.2 million homes and businesses. mDERMS will enable Vector to improve operational efficiencies and in time, offer new services to its customers such as: home energy optimization, choice of clean energy, grid contribution and energy trading. Read more on Business Wire...

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