IoT needs synchronicity

The secret to IoT could be timing, literally

Integrating the cyber and physical worlds really is a matter of timing, according to a new report by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

IBM, Carnegie Mellon University partner on smart building tech

IBM, Carnegie Mellon partner on smart building analytics

Carnegie Mellon University will use IBM’s cloud-based smart building analytics software to gauge energy consumption across campus buildings.

Microsoft lines up Azure for Internet of Things

Microsoft beefs up Azure for Internet of Things

Microsoft’s Azure IoT Suite combines the business intelligence capabilities of Power BI using real-time data (Azure Stream Analytics) and Azure Machine Learning capabilities.

Report: CompStat does reduce crime

Report: CompStat does reduce crime

CompStat-style programs are responsible for a 5 to 15 percent decrease in crime in cities using the system, according to a recent study by the Brennan Center for Justice.

NIH launches big data portal for Alzheimer’s research

NIH launches big data portal for Alzheimer’s research

The new data sharing and analysis web portal aims to speed the development of predictive models and effective therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.

License plate reader offers nationwide alerts, analytics

License plate reader offers nationwide alerts, analytics

The New York Police Department will use an automated license plate reader database to receive alerts when a stolen vehicle is identified.

San Francisco focuses IoT platform on energy data streams

San Francisco focuses IoT platform on energy data streams

San Francisco is acting as anchor to a group of firms mapping real-time building energy usage data as well streaming information from traffic monitors and mobile devices.

Smartvue puts video surveillance in Azure Government cloud

Smartvue puts video surveillance in Azure Government cloud

Smartvue has been authorized to use Azure Government, which is part of the Microsoft Cloud for Government, for its military and government video surveillance solutions.

Chicago, Argonne lab, deploy Internet of super sensors

Chicago, Argonne Lab deploy Internet of super sensors

The city of Chicago is partnering with the Argonne National Lab to develop a network of large, remote sensing platforms capable of gathering data on traffic congestion, air quality, buildings' energy consumption and the direction of gunshots on city streets.

Growing weather database sharpens NWS forecasting

Growing weather database sharpens NWS forecasting

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System – which processes, organizes and distributes weather data from tens of thousands of sources – will now be supported by the National Weather Service.

Postal Service IG wants more analytics muscle

Postal Service IG wants more analytics muscle

U.S. Postal Services is looking for advanced analytics technology to help it detect fraud and conduct sensitive audits.

Arresting storage challenges of body cameras

Arresting the storage challenges of body cameras

In order for body cameras to deliver on their full potential, local law enforcement agencies must grapple with a substantial increase in the amount of video footage that needs to be processed, stored and accessed for both internal and external use.

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