The first major independent survey of Kiwis’ use of Internet of Things gadgets reveals strong uptake of smart devices but lingering concerns about privacy and surveillance.
Strict noise regulations restrict noises in seaports above a certain decibel level – but for Port Otago, it was the noises it didn’t make that were causing a headache. Hundreds of man hours were being wasted simply listening back to recordings to check whether the noise came from inside or outside the port. Fortunately Aware Group brought real relief with its automated solution combining Microsoft’s Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and Azure technology, so both neighbours and port workers can enjoy total peace.
Everything from the farm gate to the factory production line is set to join the Internet of Things revolution. There’s only one problem - big gaps in connectivity are holding back our IoT aspirations. One engineer has floated a potential solution.
Digital change advisor and investor, Lauren Salisbury, talks to Umbrellar's Julie Cooper, about the right way up, industry patterns, the love of IoT, community and more. A digital change deep dive not to be missed.