Internet of Things

Internet of Things

The Internet of Things refers to the way that machines and computers now interact, both with each other, and with humans. This synchronization promises to change the way our homes, cars and communications work. Learn more about Green Builder Media's Internet of Things campaign as we walk through topics such as the smart grid, smart living, smart vehicles and smart cities.

Content from this campaign

The Changing Face of Home Security
THE HOME SECURITY INDUSTRY is undergoing a transformation. As intrusion detection merges with “smart home” technology, new markets are opening up. Fully integrated systems not only lock and unlock doors and trigger alarms, but control window shades, lighting and thermostats and monitor for carbon monoxide and fires. “End users” are taking more control of their...
Nov 24, 2015 6:00 AM ET
An IoT-Enabled Irrigation System Could "Save" Your Outdoor Living Area
Americans love their lawn and landscapes. Recent surveys suggest that about 81% say that the upkeep of their lawn and landscaping play a vital role in the curbside appeal of their home. And now that design trends have made our outdoor greenery more integral to home design, water use for irrigation is front and center. However, homeowners and landscapers, especially in drought-stricken...
Nov 4, 2015 9:30 AM ET
Designers Dream Up Near Future IOT Devices
"The Braun Clever Care Medical Coach not only stores all you medicines, but also syncs in your medical records and prescriptions straight from the doc’s office via GSM or Internet. It also provides a database to hold all medical records for the entire family.Individual records for vaccines, screenings, visits to...
Oct 30, 2015 10:00 AM ET
Why You Should Ignore the Internet of Things Backlash
Wired magazine just launched the latest tirade about how the Internet of Things is losing luster among consumers. "It’s enough to make you wonder whether it’s time to scrap the whole idea of smart things and get back to basics. After all, having to get out of bed to turn the heat down or switch off the lights is the ultimate First World problem." A similar...
Oct 15, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Smart Cities Hold the Key
While there are always a litany of disquieting world events happening at any given time, I find myself particularly troubled by two recent headlines: the uncontrolled wildfires raging throughout California and the refugee crisis in Europe. While both of these tragic situations are devastating in and of themselves, I’m deeply distraught by the striking reality that furious fires and mass...
Sep 22, 2015 9:15 AM ET

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