Takenaka creates smarter skyscrapers with IoT

Takenaka creates smarter skyscrapers with IoT

Takenaka creates smarter skyscrapers with IoT

Takenaka Corporation, one of Japan’s largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms, created a “smart” energy management solution based on Microsoft’s technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT). Using sensors and devices, the system monitors building temperature and humidity for optimum energy consumption; predictive data from elevators is analyzed using Azure Machine Learning to vastly reduce elevator downtime. http://blogs.technet.com/b/machinelearning/archive/2014/09/30/thyssenkrupp-uses-predictive-analytics-to-give-burgeoning-cities-a-lift.aspx http://www.takenaka.co.jp/takenaka_e/index.html

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Smartphone Adoption Climbs Higher Throughout Second Half of 2013

Industry analyst IDC recently discovered that smartphone shipments are expected to grow by as much as 32.7 percent. In fact, IDC’s findings also show that smartphone shipments have actually risen above feature phone preferences. Ramon Llamas, ICD’s Mobiles Phones program Research Manager, shares that “2013 will mark a watershed year for smartphones.” Llamas adds that many competing vendors have transitioned...
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