Menu
Dec 03

Witness the Cutting Edge Way of Conducting Physical Asset Verification

By Baishakhi Saha | Internet of Things

Where exactly does the need for asset verification arise? We often find ourselves wasting enormous amounts of time looking for the things that we immediately need. In a business environment, especially in a manufacturing or a factory setup, workers and supervisors often end up searching for tools & equipment which directly affects the overall productivity of the company. But most importantly, during periodic audits, physical verification of assets ought to take place devoid of any hassle wherein their existence needs to be verified to maintain consistency in internal compliance.

In this blog post, we will show you the various mechanisms and technologies available for indoor asset verification and also showcase a proof of concept of an asset tracking device using one of the widely available technologies. When deployed, this can help bypass the tedious manual search process and can save time and money for the stakeholders responsible for the organization’s assets.

Oct 12

Worrying About Rising Energy Bills? Realtime IoT Energy Management Is At Your Disposal

By Surya Igor | Cloud Computing , Internet of Things

There are quite a few things we take for granted in our day-to-day lives. Public utilities are one such example. We assume that the electricity and water supply will be at our disposal 24/7. This leads to wastage, and excessive wastage and malpractice lead to further deterioration of the environment. Thanks to the awareness around climate change and the advancements in renewable energy sources, we are in a better position to safeguard our future generations by ensuring a sustainable supply of energy for our day-to-day needs. Still, a lot needs to be done toward achieving self-sustained living and this is where technology can help us. In this blog post, we present yet another amalgamation of things that can be managed using that game-changer, the “Internet of Things.” In this case, it’s an IoT energy management system for tracking electricity supply and consumption.

Oct 09

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Agricultural Supply Chain – Part 2

By Shyam Purkayastha | Blockchain

This is the second and concluding part of the earlier blog post where we introduced you to the agricultural supply chain use case of Blockchain. In this post, we will witness the execution of a set of transactions which will accomplish the primary end to end operation of a typical agro supply chain.  This is implemented using the Multichain platform which is one of the popular private Blockchain platforms available out there.  

Sep 11

How To Leverage Machine Learning in Retail Stores for Automated Stock Replenishment

By Priyabrata Dash | Machine Learning

Have you ever wondered, how does a retail store keep track of its shelves? A retail store spread across a large area requires a lot of operational staff to manage the shelves. Replenishing the stock is one of those essential chores that ensure that the business runs without any halt. In this blog post, we are going to talk about how technology can help in predicting when does a store shelf need to replenish itself. We are going to showcase automated stock replenishment as a case scenario for applying machine learning in retail industry.   

Sep 10

How To Make Your Smart Bin Smarter With IBM Bluemix

By Shyam Purkayastha | Cloud Computing , Internet of Things

Have you ever wondered how does an IoT-enabled smart bin works? If not then this blog post will show you exactly how to build one for yourself and you can use it too.

These days, there is a huge impetus on smart city initiatives across the world. One of the popular use cases of Smart City is the concept of Smart Bins. As we all know, efficient waste management is a growing challenge in urban areas. Hence, this Smart Bin concept has also drawn a lot of attention as part of automating the public infrastructure across cities.

Sep 06

Eight Blockchain platforms for rapid prototyping

By Shyam Purkayastha | Blockchain

Blockchain, the brainchild of a person or a group of people known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto, was developed as a secured distributed database in 2008. Since then, it has found many applications in securing and streamlining distributed ledger and transaction based applications across the world. In this post, we explore eight  popular Blockchain platforms that you can try out to quickly build a prototype application.   

Sep 02

How Blockchain can Revolutionize Agricultural Supply Chain – Part 1

By Shyam Purkayastha | Blockchain

Information sharing has become the cornerstone of our daily activity. It has many modes like in the case of sharing information between two different companies, departments within an organization or among a group of individuals. When this information sharing becomes a requirement as part of a business process, it becomes all the more necessary to nurture it effectively. This greatly assists in improving the efficiency of the process and conducting audits when the need arises. Blockchain is one of those emerging technologies which is finding newer applications every day and many of these applications are addressing the problem of authentic information sharing.

1 2 3 4 7
>