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Cummins Redefining Efficient Engines Once Again

Cummins Redefining Efficient Engines Once Again

by | September 19th, 2017

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?  Cummins Engines, best known as the diesel engine manufacturers from Columbus, Indiana, recently basked in the national spotlight after announcing their 100% electric semi-truck AEOS to be launched in 2019.  Their fully operational prototype has a range of 100 miles, can carry a 44,000 pound

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Transportation Stats Around the Country: Infographic

Transportation Stats Around the Country: Infographic

by | September 18th, 2017

This infographic illustrates the current trends of today’s transportation industry in some of the largest cities in the US. IoT will continue to change our modes of transportation, and we will likely begin to see a shift in each category.  Leading up to ClearObject’s IndyIoT Conference, we will be focusing on this year’s theme: Make,

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Ohio Paves the Way for Autonomous Vehicles

Ohio Paves the Way for Autonomous Vehicles

by | September 13th, 2017

When it comes to the development, testing and implementation of autonomous vehicles, the state of Ohio is leading the pack. Columbus, Ohio received a Smart City grant from the federal Department of Transportation a year ago, to continue developing their autonomous vehicle program and the accompanying infrastructure.  This grant, along with several other federal/state funded

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Colorado Using IoT to Protect Workers

Colorado Using IoT to Protect Workers

by | September 11th, 2017

Colorado, as a state, has leaned heavily into the adoption of autonomous vehicles.  You might recall the first automated journey of a Budweiser delivery truck ending in Colorado.  Now, the state is looking to use this technology not only to deliver ice cold refreshments, but to decrease the number of work related deaths/injuries for road

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Michigan Deploying Driverless Pizza Delivery

Michigan Deploying Driverless Pizza Delivery

by | September 8th, 2017

Its about 10:30 pm when I look up from my computer for the first time in about six hours.  The sun is gone, the dining hall is closed, and my stomach suddenly makes the most horrifying noise to remind me the dinner I forgot about is long overdue. I suddenly have an overwhelming craving for

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ClearObject Named to CRN and Inc. 5000

ClearObject Named to CRN and Inc. 5000

by | August 15th, 2017

ClearObject was recently named to two lists put out by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company.  CRN has named the company No. 12 on its 2017 Fast Growth 150 list, which ranks the economic growth of North America-based technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants who have gross sales totaling at least $1 million.

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I’m Just a Bill, Just an IoT Bill

I’m Just a Bill, Just an IoT Bill

by | August 15th, 2017

On August 1st, a bipartisan bill entitled the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 was introduced to the Senate.  On the surface this can set off alarms for organizations looking to begin IoT initiatives, but is this proposed legislation cause for concern? Why is this happening? Remember that day last year when all

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IndyIoT is Back and More Award Winning Than Ever

IndyIoT is Back and More Award Winning Than Ever

by | August 15th, 2017

ClearObject’s IoT conference IndyIoT is only a few months away.  In addition to IndyIoT being the winner of the TechPoint Mira Award’s People’s Choice for Best Tech Event, here are just a few reasons you should buy your ticket today: This is Indiana’s premiere event for IoT IndyIoT is an award-winning event dedicated to covering the various

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Possible Conditions May Include…

Possible Conditions May Include…

by | August 8th, 2017

How IoT is Saving Lives with Data Who amongst us has not fallen victim to the temptation of self-diagnosis websites such as WebMD?  It seemed so simple: type your symptoms into a massive database that would analyze their meaning, cross reference it with medical opinions/facts/cases and then produce an “official” diagnosis. Feeling tired lately? It

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Make, Move, Grow: How IoT is Changing Each Industry

Make, Move, Grow: How IoT is Changing Each Industry

by | August 1st, 2017

The Internet of Things is constantly changing everything around us, especially in manufacturing, transportation and agriculture. In fact, these are currently the top three industries that are changed most radically by IoT. Skim the infographic below to learn more about IoT in manufacturing, freight shipping and farming.

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The Implications of Net Neutrality for IoT

The Implications of Net Neutrality for IoT

by | July 17th, 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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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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