Smart Archive

20 Apr 2014

Smart Energy Forum & Smart Energy Hackathon In Lviv, Ukraine

While Ukraine works to figure out where it is headed politically, other aspects of life continue on. For example, our good friends at Greencubator are helping to organize a Smart Energy Forum and Smart Energy Hackathon next
18 Apr 2014

Drones 101 and why your August smart lock hasn’t shipped just yet

Between Amazon threatening to use drones to deliver packages, to etiquette questions about what to do when you find a fallen drone, the tech set and popular culture has become obsessed with the flying machines. So I
17 Apr 2014

Smart Grid Project Completed in New York

The Energy Department yesterday recognized the completion of New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) smart grid and control center project in Rensselaer, New York. Read more » The Daily Fusion
27 Mar 2014

New Samsung connected LED bulbs can brighten your smart home

Make room for another connected light bulb vendor: Samsung is moving in. The company announced a new line of LED bulbs on Thursday that will launch at next week’s Light + Building 2014 trade show in Frankfurt.
21 Mar 2014

Fraunhofer selects Bi-Direx energy storage inverter for smart grid energy storage research

Eguana Technologies, a manufacturer of high performance power electronics for smart grid energy storage announced that the Smart Grid Research Group of Germany’s prestigious Fraunhofer Institute has selected Eguana’s Bi-Direx inverter as the control platform to be
19 Mar 2014

How machine learning is taking over to make enterprise search smart

Claiming it will make finding business documents as easy and as accurate as using Google, a startup called Highspot launched on Tuesday. In fact, Highspot’s technology relies heavily on Google-like machine learning and graph analysis techniques to
14 Mar 2014

Sponsored post: Creating the ultimate smart home

Connected home products with specific use cases like learning thermostats, wireless lights and smart locks are proliferating the market to make people’s lives easier and more efficient. But, it is still the Wild West in terms of
7 Mar 2014

Rollable displays and smart plasters inch closer as researchers claim transistor breakthrough

Philips and researchers from the University in Surrey have made what they claim is a serious breakthrough in creating reliable flexible electronics. This may help fix a sticking point in the development of bendy and rollable gadgets,
23 Feb 2014

Samsung unveils a pair of new Gear smart watches, both powered by Tizen

The rumors are true. Samsung is ditching Android in the next version of its Gear smart swatch, replacing it with Tizen, and instead of seeing one new Gear we’re actually getting to two. Samsung confirmed the moves
12 Feb 2014

Smart Cities

Two events I attended this month brought home the importance of cities as centers of solutions for urban sustainability and climate change. In the absence of a global agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, cities around the