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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Regen Energy saves power

Regen Energy combines local and cloud feedback uses cloud feedback for energy management. Their small devices monitor and adjust electric use to save energy and money.

February 16, 2010 · knovak · 2 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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