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Internet of Things

The Internet of Things refers to the way that machines and computers now interact, both with each other, and with humans. This synchronization promises to change the way our homes, cars and communications work. Learn more about Green Builder Media's Internet of Things campaign as we walk through topics such as the smart grid, smart living, smart vehicles and smart cities.

Content from this campaign

Historic Artificial Intelligence Announcement
Metadata has become the Holy Grail for technology companies like Facebook, Amazon and Google.  By tracking our every click, purchase, query, and preference, they have collected invaluable market intelligence and priceless knowledge about consumer preferences, psychographics, and purchasing patterns.   With this metadata, these large technology companies can not only predict where the market is...
Sep 30, 2016 11:00 AM ET
Smart Tech Takes Over, Bolstered by Record Investments
If there was any skepticism remaining about the market viability of smart technology, battery storage, or energy efficiency, it was all but eradicated in the second quarter.  Earlier this week, Marcom Capital Group released a report on funding activity for Smart Grid,...
Jul 22, 2016 10:20 AM ET
Mining Data for Greener Fleet Management
For today’s builder, running a sustainable business is more important ever before. In the United States, approximately 20 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are contributed by light-duty vehicles. It is essential that businesses that use vehicles as part of their operations find ways to limit environmental impact and improve sustainability. Construction fleets are...
Jun 16, 2016 8:00 AM ET
The Future of Smart Homes
The technology, admittedly, still has some glitches (I’ve read some horror stories lately about smart home hubs turning on fire alarms at 3am or turning off power entirely in homes.) But the kinks are soon to be a thing of the past, especially as tech giants Google, Amazon and Apple jockey to dominate the space with voice-enabled technology that combines machine learning and...
Jun 7, 2016 7:00 AM ET
The Race Is On: Who Will Win When Smart Meets Solar?
The global solar industry, expected to reach $345 billion by 2020, and the global smart home market, expected to reach $59 billion by 2020, are two of the building industry’s hottest growth sectors.  One of the main drivers for this meteoric growth is the unprecedented transition from a high-consumption and low automation market to low-consumption & high...
May 20, 2016 6:00 AM ET