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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