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Connected Solutions: Cookout Edition

Connected Solutions: Cookout Edition

by | July 12th, 2017

With summer well underway, here are some helpful gadgets to make sure your cookouts are not just a run of the mill barbecue, but a connected experience from start to finish! The Quirky Refuel developed with GE This nifty gadget is a Bluetooth enabled propane tank scale that allows you to check your propane levels

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Elevate your Travel Mug Game with Vessyl

Elevate your Travel Mug Game with Vessyl

by | July 5th, 2017

During the summer months, almost everyone can be seen carrying a water bottle of some sort, providing quick and accessible relief from the summer heat.  What if your beverage container was IoT enabled?  What if that bottle was providing you with real time data on your hydration levels, the types of beverages you had consumed

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Concrete is Getting an IoT Makeover

Concrete is Getting an IoT Makeover

by | June 27th, 2017

‘Don’t step on a crack, or you’ll break your mother’s back.’ Cracks, streets, buildings and bridges are getting a makeover with the Internet of Things. Currently, road construction takes much longer than it should because once they start, other things are found that need to be fixed. With the use of smart cement, timelines can

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Swinging Your Club into IoT

Swinging Your Club into IoT

by | June 21st, 2017

With the U.S. Open this past weekend (congratulations Koepka), golf season is here to stay. But, how’s your game this year? The Arccos Caddie steps it up to ensure you have the best strokes. Arccos partnered with Microsoft to create the “world’s smartest caddie”. The Caddie has 14 ultralight sensors that you attach to the

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5 Midwest Industries You Might Be Surprised Are in the IoT Space

5 Midwest Industries You Might Be Surprised Are in the IoT Space

by | June 20th, 2017

The Internet of Things is making it’s way into every industry imaginable. Skim the infographic to view 5 Midwest industries you might be surprised are in the space. Which one is the most surprising?

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Love-Love Pulse Play

Love-Love Pulse Play

by | June 19th, 2017

Serena Williams is a household name. She is indomitable on a tennis court and largely responsible for saving tennis from going the same way as golf for the millennial generation.  It is hard not to think about tennis when William’s performances consistently permeate our TV screens, newsfeeds and the record books. In the age of

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Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

by | June 8th, 2017

As a lifelong Hoosier, I have a deep love for one of Indiana’s greatest traditions: basketball.  I cannot remember a time in my life when I did not own a Wilson NCAA regulation genuine leather rock.  Many a summer day was spent on my backyard court in South Bend, IN honing my corner jump shot,

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“Can You Connect to Me Now?”

“Can You Connect to Me Now?”

by | May 31st, 2017

The success of IoT is based on total connectivity: the more things that can be connected to a network…the more successful IoT systems become. As such, IoT relies on accessibility, allowing every “thing” to be connected to the internet.  If your ability to connect to the internet is hampered, the power of IoT is diminished.

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Eye on the Prize: Visualizing Data for Diagnostic Success

Eye on the Prize: Visualizing Data for Diagnostic Success

by | May 25th, 2017

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects almost 5 million people in the United States annually.  This lifelong disorder has long term impact on social and communicative functions.  The effects of ASD are often inevitable as early diagnosis is key to ensure effective management of symptoms.  Diagnosis requires advanced instruments and extensive training, limiting its availability. One

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Nike Just Changed Your Running Game

Nike Just Changed Your Running Game

by | May 23rd, 2017

During your running routine you’re constantly trying to get a new personal record (PR). Well, Nike just made making your PR much more fun. Nike’s Unlimited Stadium, located in the Manila, Philippines, is the ‘first ever full size LED running track’ in the world. The track is 200-meters and from an aerial view looks like the

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Who Run the World? Not Girls in Film

Who Run the World? Not Girls in Film

by | May 22nd, 2017

How Google software is analyzing the gender gap in media representation  GD-IQ is a new Google backed analytics tool that can detect how much screen time women and their male counterparts receive in films. The software, which was developed by Google, Mount Saint Mary’s University and the University of Southern California, can identify the gender

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One Engine’s Failure is Another System’s Success

One Engine’s Failure is Another System’s Success

by | May 18th, 2017

Engine failure. It is as common, albeit inconvenient, occurrence. When it comes to America’s billion dollar trucking/transportation industry, this common occurrence becomes a disruptor of an entire economic sector. A large engine manufacturer based in the Midwest realized that certain engine failure may be inevitable, but the impact that they have on daily business can

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With Data, Failure Can Become Success

With Data, Failure Can Become Success

by | May 9th, 2017

The ability to capitalize on data is often the mark of success for a company, product or service.  It allows you to have an informed product or offering; one that is more likely to succeed, one that is built to produce a certain result. Simply having access to this data is no guarantee of success.

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No Excuses: How Peloton is Making it Hard to Miss Workouts

No Excuses: How Peloton is Making it Hard to Miss Workouts

by | April 26th, 2017

There are few experiences I hate more than going to the gym. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good run, some lifting, a brisk spin on the bike or few minutes on a rower. What I despise is the fact that they are almost always crowded and I never have the time required to

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The Internet of Things is Changing the Game for: Vino

The Internet of Things is Changing the Game for: Vino

by | April 18th, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the game for every industry, including wine. In 2014, E. & J. Gallo Winery paired up with IBM to change the way they grow their vines. Gallo Winery owns over 20,000 acres of vineyards. When they saw NASA satellite images of their vineyards, it was apparent that sections

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ClearObject’s Internet of Things Journey

ClearObject’s Internet of Things Journey

by | March 28th, 2017

About a month ago, I wrote a letter announcing that we had changed our company name to ClearObject.  I explained that our company had expanded in expertise, personnel and industry experience. I would like to elaborate on that, explaining how we saw the opportunity IoT offers and jumped at the chance. The company started out

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IndyIoT was Nominated for a Mira Award…Here’s Why!

IndyIoT was Nominated for a Mira Award…Here’s Why!

by | February 22nd, 2017

The Internet of Things relies on strong connections, communication and collaboration. These three C’s are what bring value to IoT, without them it is simply an intriguing theory.  To fully embrace the potential of IoT, these three C’s must be applied to devices, operators, producers, consumers and data.  The question that remains is “how”? Mayor

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8 Internet of Things Facts

8 Internet of Things Facts

by | February 22nd, 2017

The Internet of Things is most certainly a buzzword today. Check out the infographic below to learn more about IoT. Did you know any of them?

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Indiana IoT Labs: Connecting You to the Future

Indiana IoT Labs: Connecting You to the Future

by | February 21st, 2017

ClearObject was honored to be a part of the Indiana IoT Lab’s announcement today, finally unveiling to the state where the future of IoT will be created. Here are a few key areas the Indiana IoT Lab will influence in the coming years: Evolving Indiana’s core business Mayor Scott Fadness of Fishers, the host city

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Letter from the CEO

Letter from the CEO

by | January 31st, 2017

  Seven years ago in a basement in the Chicago suburbs, a handful of people had an idea. This idea grew from a basement brainstorm, to an investor meeting in a car-detailing garage, to an Indianapolis based startup, and (eventually) to an award winning, industry renowned organization. We have come a long way from that

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