Fill it or empty it better with cloud feedback

Vending machines need to be filled. Garbage cans needs to be emptied. Cloud feedback can reduce transportation costs and improve service levels for any container-based service.

April 28, 2010 · knovak · 2 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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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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Fat Spaniel for renewable energy

Fat Spaniel Technologies has provided cloud feedback services since 2003.  It attaches monitoring and communication devices to wind and solar generators, which send data via cell phone or other networks to their cloud service, which processes and displays the data.  They provide a number of ways to use the data.  They have grown rapidly, and are expanding […]

February 4, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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GreenRoad cuts accidents and saves fuel

GreenRoad provides an example of cloud feedback in transportation, cutting accidents and fuel use by monitoring drivers of cars, trucks and buses.

January 27, 2010 · knovak · No Comments
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