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2018 Smart Gadgets Wishlist

2018 Smart Gadgets Wishlist

by | February 16th, 2018

Check out these awesome gadgets set to hit the market this year! From fitness to fashion, this list has something that is sure to catch your eye.  If you want to learn more about any of the products featured, please see the links below.       Kohler Verdera Smart Mirror: https://www.us.kohler.com/us/ Aladin Smart Lamp:

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Design to Change the Norm

Design to Change the Norm

by | February 13th, 2018

The Airbnb business model is a strange one: pay to stay in someone else’s house in lieu of a hotel. The idea was born after co-founder Joe Gebbia saw “hosting” as a great way to both make his rent and address hotel scarcity during a San Francisco design conference. He and his roommate supplied the

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Why the User Matters

Why the User Matters

by | February 6th, 2018

IoT relies on streams of data, connecting to one another and providing real time information on user engagement with any “thing”, product or process.  This means that the success of IoT is tied to the amount of interaction users have with the object collecting data.  The central question for IoT solution success then becomes “how

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Coming to a Theatre Near You

Coming to a Theatre Near You

by | February 5th, 2018

Design Thinking is all about putting the user at the center of every solution, designing an end-product that caters to their needs.  While this sometimes means developing a project from its inception to its materialization, it can also mean re-examining the effectiveness of a pre-existing “product”. For example, there is a new monthly subscription service

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Solution Design with ClearObject

Solution Design with ClearObject

by | February 2nd, 2018

Our team works to ensure that your custom solution addresses your business needs, and the needs of your users.  Check out the infographic below to better understand just how we do it.  

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Innovative Results Begin with Intentional Design

Innovative Results Begin with Intentional Design

by | February 1st, 2018

When IoT first emerged, there was an overwhelming rush to explore the potential it held. This resulted in the market being flooded with over-engineered solutions, platforms, and toolsets. Everything IoT could do became wrapped into industry offerings. No matter the level of importance or actual benefit to the end consumer, all the data that could

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How to Disrupt Healthcare 101

How to Disrupt Healthcare 101

by | January 31st, 2018

Last night during the State of the Union (or Uniom depending on your ticket), it was a major focus of the address: healthcare reform.  The same evening, news was breaking about a potential disruption of the entire healthcare industry.  Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announced that they would combine forces to form an independent

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Smart Pill Bottles Promoting Smarter Treatment

Smart Pill Bottles Promoting Smarter Treatment

by | January 30th, 2018

Medication is only an effective treatment if you use it properly, and this extends to remembering when to take it.  It can be difficult to recall when you are due for another dose or when you last took your medicine, especially if you suffer from memory loss. Adhere Tech has developed an IoT enabled pill

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Automating the Senses

Automating the Senses

by | January 17th, 2018

Thanks to the Internet of Things and machine learning, artificial intelligence technology is becoming smarter and smarter.  Computers and machines are capable of doing more than ever before, and nothing seems to be slowing down. This is especially true for the Koniku Kore. The stated purpose of the company? “To build a brain.”  The Koniku

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Next Level Diabetes Monitoring

Next Level Diabetes Monitoring

by | January 4th, 2018

Diabetes is an ongoing health concern for many Americans. According to the American Diabetes Association, as of 2015, about 30.3 million Americans (roughly 9.4% of the population) had diabetes and another 84.1 million Americans, age 18 or over, qualified as “pre-diabetic”.  Around 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year, and an increased number

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IoT & Healthcare: Infographic

IoT & Healthcare: Infographic

by | December 26th, 2017

Usher in the new year with a new focus on you. IoT is helping to keep us healthier than ever!

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Happy Holidays from the Team

Happy Holidays from the Team

by | December 12th, 2017

From Our Family to Yours, Happy Holidays! At ClearObject, our business is connections. While this often quite literally applies to the devices and the data we connect for our clients, it also is a cornerstone of our company culture. The ClearObject Team values the connections we are able to make day in and day out

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The Implications of Net Neutrality for IoT

The Implications of Net Neutrality for IoT

by | December 11th, 2017

If you have turned your attention to any news outlet lately (even the comedic ones), you have likely heard the words “net neutrality” thrown around quite a bit. The FCC is currently considering changing a few key pieces of legislation around access to the internet, and it could have implications around innovation, especially when it

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May Your Days be Merry and Bright

May Your Days be Merry and Bright

by | December 8th, 2017

One of my absolute favorite parts of the holiday season is the outrageous light displays homes, companies and at times entire cities, put together. I grew up in a neighborhood that was famous for their light displays, seeing thousands and thousands of visitors every season.  There are T.V. series and films dedicated to holiday light

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On Dasher on Dancer on Amazon and Target!

On Dasher on Dancer on Amazon and Target!

by | December 6th, 2017

One of my favorite holiday movies is “Miracle on 34th Street” the classic, black and white, 1947 film starring Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, Natalie Wood and John Payne (no remakes here).  For those unfamiliar, the film’s plot revolves around the traditional Macy’s Santa Claus. In one of the many scenes that takes place in Macy’s

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Mirror Mirror on the Phone

Mirror Mirror on the Phone

by | December 4th, 2017

The holiday season is upon us, and for many that means seasonal greeting cards, holiday parties and other events that call for your best looks. If you are anything like me, these demands also come with a good hour of trying on every possible combination in your closet before beginning to question if you ever

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ClearObject Holiday List

ClearObject Holiday List

by | December 1st, 2017

ClearObject created a tech holiday wish list so you don’t have to wonder what the hottest items are for this season. Everyone will want one of each with a bow on top.   You can find each of these gifts here: Ecobee, Google Home Mini, Nikon Connected Camera, POWERbot Turbo, Jedi Challenge. Happy shopping!

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Can Connections Make Us More Vulnerable?

Can Connections Make Us More Vulnerable?

by | November 14th, 2017

The world of IoT is a world of connections.  Every object, every process, every “thing” becomes a live data stream, that is only fully actualized when connected to other “things” that inform and analyze that data.  If your coffee maker talks to your wearable tech and learns you had a disruptive sleep pattern, it can

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Ensuring Secure Connections

Ensuring Secure Connections

by | November 14th, 2017

The Internet of Things relies on connections between devices and wireless infrastructure.  Connecting your “things” to the internet allows them to share their information and data, informing other “things” within the network to enhance performance.  With everything plugged into a wireless internet system, security can become an issue. For starters, high value items (such as

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Knock Knock, Who’s There?

Knock Knock, Who’s There?

by | November 14th, 2017

The statistics speak for themselves: 34% of all burglars enter homes through the front door according to the 2012 FBI Crime Report.  The same report states that the average loss per break in is $2,230. Almost all burglars knock or ring the doorbell before breaking into a home, to make sure it is unoccupied. Ring

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