Monitoring the Amazon wildfires with satellites, IoT sensors and GIS

Monitoring the Amazon wildfires with satellites, IoT sensors and GIS

Recent advances in IoT, satellites and geographical information systems are allowing us to track the location, intensity and direction of wildfires – including the current conflagration in the Amazon.

08/28/2019

IoT-enabled shipping containers sail the high seas improving global supply chains.

IoT-enabled shipping containers sail the high seas improving global supply chains.

Global supply chains depend on shipping containers to transport supplies to manufacturers and finished goods to distributors. IoT makes it possible to track the location and condition of containers and their contents across ships,...

08/15/2019

Robots extend the scope of IoT applications

Robots extend the scope of IoT applications

IoT devices are generally designed to handle specific tasks. Robots need to react to unexpected conditions that their developer may not have anticipated. AI and machine learning help robots deal with such situations.

04/29/2019

Did IoT cyberattacks cause NY power transformers to explode?

Did IoT cyberattacks cause NY power transformers to explode?

MadIoT attacks cause blackouts with an IoT botnet of compromised appliances.

01/03/2019

Guarding against the threat from IoT killer drones

Guarding against the threat from IoT killer drones

Weaponized drones trained to kill on their own? Are we there yet?

09/04/2018

The vital role of technology in the Thai cave rescue mission

The vital role of technology in the Thai cave rescue mission

The Thai cave rescue – How IoT and mapping played a critical role from search to rescue.

07/23/2018

IoT sensors, advanced ESRI mapping and Alexa warn residents of impending floods

IoT sensors, advanced ESRI mapping and Alexa warn residents of impending floods

Global warming and floods are an increasing threat to coastal communities. StormSense is an innovative project in Virginia that warns residents of impending floods using IoT sensors, advanced mapping and Alexa.

05/09/2018

Improving supply chains with the IoT and blockchain

Improving supply chains with the IoT and blockchain

IoT (the Internet of Things) sensors and blockchain have the potential to solve complex problems for supply chains.

04/24/2018

How IoT trackers can fight poachers

How IoT trackers can fight poachers

InvestEGGator is finding ways to stop poachers with IoT trackers.

01/02/2018

IoT devices communicate by Chirping

IoT devices communicate by Chirping

No network connectivity required.

12/11/2017

Drinking lead contaminated water? Better check your sensor

Drinking lead contaminated water? Better check your sensor

The next time you’re unsure about official information that might impact your health or safety, verify the facts for yourself with a sensor. They don’t have an agenda, and give the same readings whether you’re rich or poor.

11/22/2017

Thoughts & prayers don’t stop mass shooters. Technology might.

Thoughts & prayers don’t stop mass shooters. Technology might.

Can technology help reduce mass shootings?

11/10/2017

ElectOS uses open source to restore trust in voting machines

ElectOS uses open source to restore trust in voting machines

If you weren’t sure your vote would be counted, would you still bother to vote?

11/06/2017

Oracle's digital twin simplifies design process for complex IoT systems

Oracle's digital twin simplifies design process for complex IoT systems

A wind tunnel for testing IoT devices may never materialize. But IoT designers can come close with some advanced planning and simulation with tools such as Oracle’s digital twin.

11/03/2017

Technology helps first responders fight California fires

Technology helps first responders fight California fires

Sensors, drones, fire-cams, crowdsourcing and geographical information systems all help minimize damage and deaths.

10/24/2017

How the Internet of Things can help protect both our safety and right to free speech

IoT solutions can help protect democracy and protesters against being run over.

10/10/2017

Measuring how warming oceans fuel stronger hurricanes

Measuring how warming oceans fuel stronger hurricanes

Satellites and underwater sensors measure ocean temperatures. Scientists and meteorologists combine this with other weather data to track storms and help prepare for emergencies.

09/11/2017

Tech enabled disaster response to Hurricane Harvey

Tech enabled disaster response to Hurricane Harvey

Here’s how Esri Disaster Response Program is helping first responders and the Texas Division of Emergency Management. Information on local conditions such as water levels, flood gauges, road closures and traffic conditions are...

09/05/2017

How Atlanta streamlines traffic flows

How Atlanta streamlines traffic flows

Real time, crowdsourced data from the Waze mobile app, coupled with geospatial analysis from Esri keeps traffic moving smoothly in the ATL.

08/21/2017

SunPower technology powers solar plants using Krypton Cloud

SunPower technology powers solar plants using Krypton Cloud

Multiple global operating centers, remote IoT sensors and centralized management deliver over 2.5 GW of solar power.

08/02/2017

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