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The Wireless IoT Forum, the body working to accelerate the wide scale adoption of wireless wide-area networking technologies dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced its founding members and board. The Forum’s board includes: Accenture, Arkessa, BT, Cisco, Telensa and WSN.
#iot #m2m #internetofthings #smartphone #smartcities #smartcity #sensors #cloudcomputing #bigdata  
Major operators and vendors join forces to promote wireless wide-area networking technologies for the Internet of Things.
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The ranking of Internet of Things cities
According to the IoT Analytics database of 2000+ IoT companies, the top 15 emerging Internet of Things cities (based on company headquarter location) are the following:
#iot #m2m #internetofthings #smartcities #smartcity #cloudcomputing #bigdata #sanfrancisco #london #newyorkcity #boston #losangeles #paris #chicago #sandiego #seattle #bangalore #toronto #tokyo #hongkong #berlin #denver  
The top 15 emerging Internet of Things cities based on number of company headquarters are: 1. San Francisco 2. London, UK 3. New York City 4. Boston...
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Live Blog: Launch of Digital India project

#Iot #m2m #internet   #DigitalIndia #india #IT #egovernance #ecommerce #technology #connectivity
PM Modi just unveiled the Digital India project, a pet scheme of the Indian govt. that aims to connect all gram panchayats by broadband internet, promote e-governance and transform India into a connected knowledge economy. Stay with us for live updates.
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While indoor digital menu boards have become increasingly common in the QSR and fast casual spaces, digital signage is expanding outdoors as well. While it is important for digital signage to become a staple for any outdoor operation, as 60-70 percent of QSR business takes place there, it's more crucial for there to be synergy across all platforms.
#digitalsignage #QSR #restaurant #menuboard #digitaldisplay #touchscreen #foodservice #dunkindonuts #kfc #timhortons  
Customers are putting a high premium on digital signage in the QSR and fast casual spaces, and from the operator perspective, sales results are already proving its value.
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Makers, Engineers, Hackers, Gamers - This is For You
Windows 10 for IoT - Raspberry Pi
#iot #m2m #internetofthings #wearables #wearabletech #windows10 #raspberrypi #maker #cloudcomputing #robotics  
Back in February, when we launched Raspberry Pi 2, the sharp-eyed among you will have noticed the folks at Microsoft making an announcement about bringing Windows 10 for IoT to the Raspberry Pi. We’re excited to share that it landed today – along with a ridiculously cool demo. The chap in the video is HoloLens …
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When it comes to communications between machines, the terms Machine to Machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are seemingly similar to each other. In fact, there is a very strong connection between both terms which is why they are often used as the same.
However, that is a mistake because there are substantial differences that need to be understood in order to separate each of them to their appropriate place.
#m2m #iot #internetofthings #machinelearning #cloudcomputing #wireless #wifi #bluetooth  
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Cree, Inc. CREE, -1.84% continues to raise the bar in LED applications with the introduction of the TW Series™ LED Candelabra bulb, delivering the exceptional lighting experience consumers expect from Cree’s best-selling LED Bulb portfolio.
#ledlighting #ledlights #led #cree #lighting #lightbulb #greenenergy #greenliving
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With the aim of heralding in the realization of an internet of things (IoT) future, a team of researchers has revealed its new solar-harvesting chip, which can achieve 80pc efficiency to fuel low-power sensors for years on end.
#iot #m2m #internetofthings #solarpower #solarenergy #sensors #greenenergy #futuretech #MIT #power
MIT researchers have developed a new solar-harvesting chip capable of 80pc efficiency that they hope will power an IoT future.
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Digital signage is taking a turn for the safety lane in an innovative new concept that would see semi trucks providing a heads-up on oncoming traffic to following drivers.
#digitalsignage #samsung #safetytruck #highway #digitaldisplay #touchscreen  
Digital signage display technology from Samsung recently was used in a prototype "Safety Truck" aimed at preventing traffic accidents and fatalities from drivers trying to overtake and pass semitractor-trailers.
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Were All Those Rainbow Profile Photos Another Facebook Experiment?
The social network learns more about its users than they might realize.
#bigdata #socialmedia #socialnetwork #facebook #rainbow #gayrights #cloudcomputing #scotus #gaypride #MIT #yahoo  
The social network learns more about its users than they might realize.
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The ICU may soon become a much healthier place to be sick.
Intensive-care units treat the sickest patients in each hospital, with varying rates of success. Now, researchers are searching for clues in the vast amounts of ICU data to help providers and patients achieve better outcomes.
#bigdata #healthcare #medicaldevice #hospital #ICU   #mobile #sensors #datacenter #privacy #security
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Leading hospitals such as Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore look for clues in the wealth of information from past cases.
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WPG Americas is focused on providing total solutions to our customers and suppliers via superior design engineering services, a focused line card and exceptional quality & service.
Introduction

Headquartered in San Jose, CA, WPG Americas Inc. is a member of WPG Holdings, the largest electronics distributor in Asia. Founded in November 2007, WPG Americas is a franchised partner to technology leaders in the Internet of Things (IOT) and M2M, Semiconductor, Passive, Electromechanical, Interconnect, Digital Display and Lighting Solutions markets.

As a member of WPG Holdings, WPG Americas is uniquely positioned to support our diverse customer base including contract manufacturers (CMs), original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and value-added resellers (VARs).

WPG Americas is focused on providing total solutions to our customers and suppliers via superior design engineering services, a focused line card and exceptional, quality service.

WPG Americas - Global Leader, Local Service


About WPG Holdings

Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan (TSE:3702), WPG Holdings is the largest Electronics Distributor in Asia. WPG Holdings operates through four leading distributors of semiconductor components (WPI Group, SAC Group, AIT Group, and Yosun Group), serving as a franchise partner for nearly 250 global suppliers. With over 6,500 employees in over 130 sales offices around the world (about 80 in Greater China and Asia Pacific region), WPG Holdings achieved US$13.6 billion in 2013 revenue (Unaudited).

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Displays and Solutions, Wireless Communications, Lighting Solutions, Component Distribution

  • Website

    http://www.wpgamericas.com

  • Industry

    Semiconductors

  • Type

    Public Company

  • Headquarters

    5285 Hellyer Ave. Suite 150 San Jose, CA 95138 United States

  • Company Size

    1001-5000 employees

  • Founded

    2007

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