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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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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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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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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