• Panasonic and Locbit

    Panasonic and Locbit, are highlighted in their Internet of Things collaboration efforts in the in the following video from Plug and Play. The video explains how Locbit created a system that nearly achieved 50% in energy savings in big building environment. This is was a test ran by Panasonic.

    Internet-of-Things

    The internet of things is going to create a lot of new opportunities and efficiencies for all types of businesses. Hotels, being big buildings, will benefit tremendously as they are naturally inefficient due to vacancies, guest carelessness and human error. Whats more important is that energy efficiency hits the bottom line. Hotels also have, historically, tested new technologies before they get widely adopted in the consumer space or other enterprise settings. This why Panasonic and Locbit target hotels.

    It started by Locbit connecting and automating a small hospitality mini fridge. After Locbit demonstrated the rapid integration speed of its core technology, Common Machine Language, Panasonic and Locbit aligned on targeting the Internet of Things (IoT) market with a concentration on buildings. After the hospitality test succeeded, in which the results surpassed expectations, Panasonic and Locbit launched a joint collaboration in introducing an IoT solution in the market, that does one thing primarily, make businesses efficient. Enjoy,

     

    Video can also be found here, http://plugandplaytechcenter.com/2016/07/05/panasonic-locbit-corporate-innovation/

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  • Smart thermostat-Which one is the best ?

    What is a Smart Thermostat?

    A ‘Smart’ thermostat is a networked device which allows you to manage a location’s temperature based on different variables (such as the time of day). This can be done from a remote setting: wirelessly via the Internet, using your smart phone, tablet or desktop. It being ‘smart’ implies it should save you money on power and keep your home, office or building efficiently comfortable. It achieves this by learning and adapting to your behavior through the support of data-analysis software. It then reports to you in real-time (e.g. energy consumption) and can even adjust its settings based on preset parameters and ambient conditions (e.g. humidity).

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  • Smart Thermostats and Regular Thermostats

    Smart Thermostats  and Regular Thermostats

    Which one to choose?

     

    Smart thermostats and regular thermostats are used by many businesses and homes in order to manage energy consumption and because of their convenience. ‘Smart’ thermostats have become the new trend and are slowly taking over for ‘regular’ thermostats. Some of the most popular are Nest Thermostat, Ecobee Smart Thermostat and Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat but the list goes on and on.

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  • LOOKING FORWARD

    California is preparing for the future. Specifically, the Bay Area has its eyes set on what is to come in the next few years. Due to the rapid growth in the number of things that are connected to the internet, experts say that there will soon be a time when everything is connected to everything. This has the potential to be the greatest advancement since the industrial revolution and change the way the world works. The general term for this has been the internet of things. This encompasses the idea of such massive connectivity and all of the implications that go with it.

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  • TRENDS AT THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW

    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a convention held every year in Las Vegas. It is a show that exhibits new and exciting electronic appliances. Its hardware oriented and has been the stage where things like Blu-ray and hdtv have made their debut. This month, however, CES had a very interesting trend of devices involving the internet of things.
    There were still lots and lots of TVs of course. We all know if TVs don’t stop getting bigger and shinier, then the world as we know it will end.

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