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Microsoft is enabling Alaska to reduce car deaths on icy roads

Alaska DoT is replacing snow plough driver intuition and experience with IoT technology to better forecast ice and snow risk. This approach is allowing city officials to better deploy assets to manage ice risk and ultimately save lives. Another example where IoT is delivering real return on investment and making our cities safer. What other … Continue reading "Microsoft is enabling Alaska to reduce car deaths on icy roads"
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IoT opportunities grow as Microsoft pours $5b into the intelligent edge

Source: Channel Life Microsoft has announced that they will be investing US$5 billion into IoT over the next four years.The computer giant has never been shy about using their considerable resources to further research into groundbreaking technologies – at this moment, they are inching closer to releasing the first ever quantum computer. Now, they are … Continue reading "IoT opportunities grow as Microsoft pours $5b into the intelligent edge"
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Is the New Zealand jury still out on IoT?

This question was posed by a visiting Internet of Things (IoT) expert recently.  The New Zealand IoT Alliance hosted international IoT expert, IDC’s Vernon Turner to hear his advice on how to successfully connect New Zealand. “IoT isn’t a technology revolution, it’s a business revolution, enabled by technology,” he says. Vernon discussed IoT Readiness in … Continue reading "Is the New Zealand jury still out on IoT?"
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Kiwi tech advances will help drive greater food supply

Tech advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) might help New Zealand move toward a solution for helping feed the world which will require food production to double to meet a growing population demands, says a Kiwi tech expert. New Zealand IoT Alliance executive director Kriv Naicker says the new government … Continue reading "Kiwi tech advances will help drive greater food supply"
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IoT will be supported by artificial intelligence by 2020

It is predicted that within three years 100 percent of all effective IoT efforts will be supported by cognitive or artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, a landmark New Zealand IoT Alliance study says.