Cloud feedback serves many masters

Once data about a process is collected and analyzed, the process can be improved. Most of the time, it’s improved in more than one way at once. Cloud feedback applications nearly always have multiple paybacks.

March 2, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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Home automation for security, efficiency, convenience

There are a lot of home automation systems available today. Some of the oldest go back five or 10 years, and these required a local controller and a special display or a link to the home TV. Also, they were difficult or impossible to control when away from the home.  More recent systems are more cloud oriented, […]

February 23, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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Cloud feedback provides proof

Using cloud feedback, a system is monitored and its owner can prove that it performed as expected. This is often important, both commercially and legally.

February 17, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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Watching water from the cloud

Keeping track of reservoirs and rivers is a well-established use of cloud feedback. Examples are provided from 20 years in Australia, California and Ireland.

February 7, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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Why use the cloud for feedback?

Cloud computing refers to the placement of computer applications in shared data centers on the Internet.  I’ve written and spoken about cloud computing elsewhere, and there are many good summaries online. Cloud computing provides facilities and systems that benefit many applications — especially feedback applications.  Here’s a list of the key benefits:

January 29, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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What is cloud feedback?

Cloud feedback is a new system architecture that connects sensors and actuators to hosted (“cloud”) computer services. It cuts costs, and has many applications

January 26, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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