Category: IoT/Internet of Things

How 5G Can Make Ports More Sustainable

A sign in the foreground says Seaport. Beyond it, you see tall cranes used for unloading cargo containersInvesting in more sustainable port operations can be expensive–but the return on investment makes it worth it. This post for Ericsson details how digital transformation, enabled by fast and reliable connectivity, can help port operators optimize everything from vessel berthing to routing of autonomous forklifts to improve ROI.

Understanding the return on investment of future port sustainability

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

Could Connected Cars Benefit Society?

Services for connected cars are usually evaluated by whether they’ll benefit the automaker and/or the consumer. Looking beyond push notifications for the nearest fast-food joint, there could be some societal benefits from these services. This article examines the potential for social good.

The Real Winners in Connected Car Services

Cities and the Urban Data Challenge

There is definitely profit to be had in city data: directly by selling/sharing data and indirectly by saving money and improving every aspect of the city, from transportation to tax collection. While municipalities face a lot of the same challenges in implementing IoT and data analytics that business does, there are specific barriers, including the way cities contract and pay for outside services. Read more:

Cities Get Smarter about Embracing the Data Economy