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IoT Industry Transformation Series: How IoT Is Changing the Restaurant Industry

Posted by Olivier Coutand on Jul 6, 2015 8:00:00 AM
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IoT in the restaurant industryThe previous blog posts in our transformation series discussed how Internet of Things technologies are changing industries as various as fleet management, healthcare, and smart homes. Today, we’ll take a look at the restaurant industry. In the United States alone, there were approximately 630,000 restaurants at the end of 2014, and this accounted for over $650 billion in total sales. Obviously, this is a huge industry, not only in the U.S., but all around the world. And it’s no surprise that IoT technologies have already made an impact with restaurants.

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IoT Industry Transformation Series: Make Your Home Energy Efficient and Maybe a Bit Smarter Through IoT and Data Disaggregation

Posted by Olivier Coutand on May 22, 2015 1:43:50 PM
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Fotolia_61697502_SHere is the third post in a blog series focusing on innovations across various markets leveraging the Internet of Things. You can also view the previous post on the Fleet Management industry or on Healthcare. 

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IoT Industry Transformation Series: What the Fleet Management Industry Tells us About Choosing a Cellular Technology

Posted by Olivier Coutand on May 7, 2015 1:59:43 PM
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Fotolia_39981941_XSHere is the second post in a blog series focusing on innovations across various markets leveraging the Internet of Things. You can also view the previous post on the healthcare industry. Cellular technology has always been the technology of choice for telematics, machine-to-machine, and now IoT solutions to allow two-way communications between remote devices and assets. And at first glance the only challenge by this technology seems to be the selection of a wireless carrier, which often appears to be solely driven by pricing considerations (who’s giving me the lowest price).
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IoT Industry Transformation Series: Connecting Healthcare to the Internet

Posted by Olivier Coutand on Apr 23, 2015 2:11:00 PM
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Here is the first of a blog series focusing on innovations across various markets leveraging the Internet of Things. Over the last years, the power of the Internet of Things to radically transform decade old industries has been the subject of many discussions. As opportunities have now flourished and are transforming into market-ready products, we believe it’s the perfect time to start a series of posts that will shed more light on how these industries are reinventing themselves with innovative use cases and what technological or business issues they are currently addressing.

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