Author Archives: Editorial Staff

FreeWave Unveils ZumIQ App Server Software to Power IoT Programmability at the Edge

Smart Grid Monitoring Q&A: The Power of Satellite Telemetry

Q&A with Reinaldo Burian, Application Engineer, Smart Grid

Utility companies are constantly seeking new ways to improve field data reliability and availability, so it’s no surprise that satellite is becoming the smart grid technology of choice where accurate, real-time information is critical, especially from remote sites. We sat down with Reinaldo Burian, ORBCOMM’s Application Engineer for Smart Grid, to find out what’s driving the adoption of satellite M2M  technology for monitoring reclosers and other smart grid infrastructure. Continue reading

SCADA Market is Leading its Way for a Robust Growth

Sharmistha Sarkar - Allied Market Research

It is very important for companies such as oil and gas, power generation, transportation, water and much more to be able to receive, manage, remotely monitor & control, and distribute a massive amount of field data. This is why Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems have come into existence and been around. SCADA solutions have evolved over the years from basic tools with limited reach to modern technologies with the ability to process tons of field data every day. Such systems enable an organization to collect and deliver field data and automate tedious and routine tasks. This virtually helps eliminate human error, thereby increasing productivity and improving management of machine failure in real-time. Continue reading

FreeWave’s Rugged, Low-Power Industrial IoT Solutions Save Lives in Extreme Weather at Mount Washington Observatory

Wireless Flow Totalizer from SignalFire Provides Field Display of Flow Rates and Totals from Flow Meters

Westermo Ethernet Line Extenders Enable Resilient Networks Using Existing Cable Infrastructure

Five Ways Artificial Intelligence will Have a Greater Impact on the Mobile Workforce

Marne Martin, CEO – ServicePower

Needs are changing for the multitude of important services delivered in the field, such as broadband installation, boiler/HVAC replacements, pipeline maintenance or the building of utility infrastructures. There’s a constant push for the mobile workforce to be more efficient in order to meet the needs of demanding customers who expect real-time updates and trackable deliverables. This leaves the ever-shrinking pool of qualified field service engineers with the massive need for smarter, faster technology to boost productivity. Continue reading