Georgia Tech IoT News
In the year 2026, at rush hour, your self-driving car abruptly shuts down right where it blocks traffic. You climb out to see gridlock down every street in view, then a news alert on your watch tells you that hackers have paralyzed all Manhattan traffic by randomly stranding internet-connected cars. View Story >>
Article from Denise Ward - Georgia Tech News Center -Atlanta, July 19, 2019 -- A large manufacturer needed help to increase their output after realizing that running lines faster wasn’t producing more products. Using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, the company saw a 10 percent increase in efficiency without having to add new infrastructure or use more power. View Story >>
A historic Jeopardy! win streak came to an end on Monday, June 3, and one Georgia Tech employee witnessed it from behind the buzzer.Jay Sexton, chief operating officer of Georgia Tech’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT), finished in third place as James Holzhauer ended a 32-game win streak to the night’s champion, Emma Boettcher. Sexton finished the game with $17,000, which on any other day could easily have been a winning score.“It was the most efficiently played game in Jeopardy! history,” Sexton said. Fifty-nine out of 60 clues were answered correctly, all of them by the first person to ring in, with only one incorrect response. “I just happened to go up against two absolutely amazing players.” View Story >>
May 13, 2019The Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT) will host an international conference on the Internet of Things (IoT) and sustainability July 18, 2019, at the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta.Titled “The Internet of Things for Sustainability is Smart Business,” the conference will explore catalysts and use cases to examine some of the key promises and challenges that relate to the application of IoT technologies toward building a sustainable world. Secondarily, the conference aims to highlight the business opportunities that exist at the intersection of IoT and sustainability. View Story >>
Supported by Landis+Gyr, the Wi-SUN Alliance spring meeting, held at Georgia Tech on April 24-25, 2019, was an important opportunity for members to contribute to the technical and promotional activities of the Wi-SUN Alliance and participate in a growing global ecosystem of product and silicon vendors, utilities, service providers, government bodies and academia.As well as hearing first-hand what the Wi-SUN Alliance has accomplished in recent months – from the successful launch of the FAN certification program last October [2018] to the first FAN certified products in February [2019] – attendees gained insight about new opportunities to implement Wi-SUN technology and key industry trends and to influence the Alliance's future activities. View Story >>