The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.

WSU Gets Nearly $1 Million To Attack Microplastic Pollution

DETROIT - More than half of waste released in a given year contains plastic materials. About 10,000 metric tons of plastic enter the Great Lakes every year, and another 8 million goes into the ocean. While plastic never decomposes, it does break down into much smaller — but no less environmentally hazardous — components called

By |2018-11-09T12:35:48-04:00November 9th, 2018|Clean Update, IoT|

Gartner Report: Internet Of Things Top Tech Trends Through 2023

BARCELONA, Spain - Gartner Inc. published a report this week that highlighted the top strategic Internet of Things (IoT) technology trends that will drive digital business innovation from 2018 through 2023. “The IoT will continue to deliver new opportunities for digital business innovation for the next decade, many of which will be enabled by new

By |2018-11-09T10:55:48-04:00November 9th, 2018|Featured, IoT|

Augmented Reality (AR) for Manufacturing Workshop

SOUTHFIELD - Mirari, the leader in 3D and Big Data Visualization for Automotive, Aviation and Consumer Product industries, has developed a comprehensive Augmented Reality (AR) for Manufacturing workshop Dec. 10 at Lawrence Technological University for Tier 1, Tier 2 and SMB Manufacturing companies. The AR workshop is designed for executives, senior level managers, engineering managers

By |2018-11-09T10:55:48-04:00November 9th, 2018|Auto Tech, Featured, IoT|

Why Bakkt Is A Game Changer For Cryptocurrency

NEW YORK – The much-hyped Bakkt, the brainchild of the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, called the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), will launch its Bitcoin futures platform in December, according to a document released this week. Bakkt is a new cryptocurrency platform proposed by Jeff Sprecher, the founder, chairman, and CEO of ICE.

By |2018-10-27T15:23:02-04:00October 27th, 2018|Blockchain, IoT|

Comcast Offers Gigabit Internet Broadband To 58 Million Homes Nationwide

PLYMOUTH - Two years after Detroit became one of the first cities in the U.S. to get gigabit Internet speed from Comcast, the company has announced that it is now the nation’s largest provider of gigabit broadband that is available to nearly all of the cable company’s 58 million homes and businesses, including 99.2 percent

By |2018-10-21T17:48:51-04:00October 21st, 2018|Internet, IoT|

ManagedWay CEO – IT Partners Can Determine If They Have Services, Infrastructure They Need

ROYAL OAK - Robert Sanders, President and CEO of ManagedWay, a nationally recognized leader in dedicated internet access, cloud computing and collocation services, joins M2 TechCast to tell the story of the company he founded in 2005. Sanders has an electro-mechanical background in the aerospace industry where he is both FAA and NASA-level certified and

By |2018-09-06T17:46:11-04:00September 6th, 2018|IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

123Net’s Irvin Explains How Detroit Internet Exchange Brings Value To Michigan

ROYAL OAK - Chuck Irvin, Director of Network Development at 123Net, explains how the Detroit Internet Exchange brings value to Michigan. The Detroit Internet Exchange was founded in 2014 with five original members, including 123Net that hosts the exchange. Since then, it has grown exponentially to become one of the largest not-for-profit Internet exchange points in the

By |2018-09-06T17:09:59-04:00September 6th, 2018|IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Altair Offers Qualified Startups Preferential Pricing For Simulation, CAD, Cloud And IoT Software

TROY - Altair is providing its simulation-driven innovation software to qualified startup companies through its newly formed Altair Startup Program offering preferential pricing for its simulation-driven design, computer-aided engineering, cloud computing and Internet of Things software solutions.  The program also provides no-cost expert consulting to quickly ramp-up startup organizations with its multi-physics optimization platform, Altair HyperWorks™,

By |2018-07-31T10:03:03-04:00July 31st, 2018|IoT|

Plex Systems Buys DATTUS To Add Industrial Internet Of Things Connectivity

TROY – Cloud ERP developer Plex Systems announced Tuesday it has acquired Industrial Internet of Things connectivity technologies provider DATTUS. Terms were not announced. DATTUS solutions connect manufacturing equipment and sensors to the cloud, manage high-volume data streams, and analyze in-motion equipment data to optimize performance, reduce costs, and ensure uptime. The acquisition is expected

By |2018-07-31T09:49:14-04:00July 31st, 2018|Featured, IoT|

Controversy Looms Over FCC Net Neutrality Comments Submitted With Stolen IDs

SAN FRANCISCO - Net neutrality may be dead, but questions remain about how seriously the Federal Communications Commission considered comments from the public. The FCC's system for submitting those comments was a hot mess. Two million of the 22 million comments submitted used stolen identities, some for people who were dead, including actress Patty Duke, who died in

By |2018-06-29T10:30:12-04:00June 29th, 2018|IoT, Politics|